Bhopal diary: All that's happening in the Heart of India

While 27-year-old Bhawna Dehriya lit Diyas on Kilimanjaro, 16-year-old Munna of the Kanha National Park has been shifted to the Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal.

published on : 1st November 2019

Congress wrests Jhabua from BJP, now just one short of majority in MP assembly

Kantilal Bhuria, 69, one of the most powerful tribal leaders of the Congress in MP, defeated 37-year-old first-time BJP candidate Bhanu Bhuria by over 27,700 votes after 26 rounds of counting.

published on : 24th October 2019

Madhya Pradesh Assembly bypoll: Congress holds slender lead in Jhabua seat

Election Commission officials said that Congress' Kantilal Bhuria (12,583 votes) held a slight edge over the BJP's Bhanu Bhuria (11,299 votes).

published on : 24th October 2019

Madhya Pradesh bypoll: Voting begins for Jhabua assembly

The main contestants for the bypoll are senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and BJP's Bhanu Bhuria, who is making his electoral debut.

published on : 21st October 2019

Jhabua bypoll: EC lets off MP BJP leader Gopal Bhargava with a light rap over 'Pakistan' remark

In a letter to Bhargava on October 14, a senior BJP leader of the state, the Commission advised him to be 'more careful' in his remarks made in public while campaigning for the bypoll.

published on : 16th October 2019

Gopal Bhargava seeks votes in Jhabua bypoll for `making Shivraj Madhya Pradesh CM'

The ruling Congress took exception to the statement, alleging that he was hinting at the imminent toppling of the Kamal Nath government in the state.

published on : 16th October 2019

Days before Jhabua bypoll, MLA who deserted BJP in July now back in saffron party fold

The development took place a fortnight after the other BJP MLA Sharad Kol too had made similar announcement of being part of the BJP.

published on : 15th October 2019

Jhabua bypoll: First litmus test for Madhya Pradesh's Kamal Nath government

While the Congress wants to strengthen its position in the bypoll, the BJP is trying to portray it as a referendum on the performance of the Kamal Nath government.

published on : 11th October 2019

Kamal Nath’s mega road-show in by-poll bound Jhabua as Congress seeks historic win

A day after Navratra-Dussehra festivities ended, Chief Minister and Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath embarked on a road-show from Gopalpura airstrip to Kalyanpura area of Jhabua district.

published on : 9th October 2019

Jhabua bypoll: MP minister Umang Singhar not among Congress’ star campaigners

The list of ministers tasked by Nath to supervise campaigning across the constituency includes Bala Bachchan and Omkar Singh Markam, among others.

published on : 3rd October 2019

BJP leader of opposition in MP booked for calling bypoll an India vs Pakistan battle

The returning officer for the October 21 Jhabua byelection Dr Abhay Singh Kharari has lodged a case against the BJP leader Gopal Bhargava after finding that his utterances violated the poll code. 

published on : 1st October 2019

FIR against BJP leader for 'India-Pakistan fight' remark over Madhya Pradesh bypoll

Gopal Bhargava, who is Leader of the Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, on Monday sought to portray the by- election as a 'fight between Pakistan and India'.

published on : 1st October 2019

Jhabua bypoll: Sumitra Mahajan, former MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan among BJP star campaigners

A list of 40 star campaigners, including Union ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Thawar Chand Gehlot, Prahlad Patel and Faggan Singh Kulaste and BJP's working president JP Nadda has been finalised.

published on : 30th September 2019

Congress fields former minister Kantilal Bhuria for Jhabua bypoll

The party also cleared the candidature of Dilip Kumar Panda from Bijepur assembly constituency in Odisha.

published on : 25th September 2019

Jhabua bypoll: Will Kantilal Bhuria or Javier Medha get Congress ticket?

All eyes are on the Congress’ choice of candidate for the crucial by-election to Jhabua Assembly constituency, which it lost to the BJP twice in last six years due to factionalism.

published on : 23rd September 2019
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