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Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: VVPAT machines, voter-friendly Apps, massive security to ensure free and fair polls, says CEO VL Kantha Rao

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: VVPAT machines, voter-friendly Apps, massive security to ensure free and fair polls, says CEO VL Kantha Rao

We hope to achieve 80 percent turnout in MP this time, said CEO VL Kantha Rao.

Nov 28, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
Scindia seeks poll hour extension over faulty EVMs; Presiding officer will decide, says CEC

Scindia seeks poll hour extension over faulty EVMs; Presiding officer will decide, says CEC

Faulty machines or EVM malfunction has been reported from many polling booths across the state.

Nov 28, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: Violence reported from Sendhwa, bikes set on fire

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: Violence reported from Sendhwa, bikes set on fire

Violence was reported from Jhapdi Padla village in Sendhwa Vidhan Sabha seat during the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018 on Wednesday morning. 

Nov 28, 2018, 11:50 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: A day ahead of polling, Shivraj Singh Chouhan took coffee break with family, enjoyed sambhar vada

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: A day ahead of polling, Shivraj Singh Chouhan took coffee break with family, enjoyed sambhar vada

The MP went to the Indian Coffee House - a popular eatery in Indore - to spend some quality time with family.

Nov 28, 2018, 11:45 AM IST
MP Assembly Elections 2018: EVM malfunction reported from several polling booths

MP Assembly Elections 2018: EVM malfunction reported from several polling booths

As polling commenced in 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday morning, reports of malfunctions in Electronic Voting Machines emerged from several places. 

Nov 28, 2018, 10:11 AM IST
100% confident of BJP getting absolute majority in Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

100% confident of BJP getting absolute majority in Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Before casting his vote, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered prayers on the banks of river Narmada in Budhni.

Nov 28, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: 1.80 lakh security personnel deployed to ensure free and fair polling

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: 1.80 lakh security personnel deployed to ensure free and fair polling

Massive security arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polling in MP. 

Nov 28, 2018, 09:45 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018 highlights: Polling ends, 75% voter turnout

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018 highlights: Polling ends, 75% voter turnout

The polling for 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly began on Wednesday morning.  

Nov 28, 2018, 07:15 AM IST
Assembly elections 2018: Polling begins in Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram amid unprecedented security

Assembly elections 2018: Polling begins in Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram amid unprecedented security

Polling will be held in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram amid high security on Wednesday. 

Nov 28, 2018, 06:31 AM IST
BJP will lose Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan: Mamata Banerjee

BJP will lose Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan: Mamata Banerjee

While Madhya Pradesh votes on Tuesday (November 28), Rajasthan will go to vote on December 7.

Nov 27, 2018, 20:34 PM IST
Correct the wrongs of last 15 years: Rahul's Facebook message to Madhya Pradesh

Correct the wrongs of last 15 years: Rahul's Facebook message to Madhya Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi, in a Facebook post, urged people of Madhya Pradesh to vote for Congress.

Nov 27, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Full list of constituencies and candidates

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Full list of constituencies and candidates

While the incumbent Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan government will try to win the post for a consecutive fourth term, the Congress will fight for winning the state after 2003.

Nov 27, 2018, 17:11 PM IST
MP elections: 17% candidates have criminal cases against them, 16 charged with murder

MP elections: 17% candidates have criminal cases against them, 16 charged with murder

Among other charges, 24 candidates have declared cases related to attempt to murder, 6 candidates have declared cases related to kidnapping, 20 candidates have declared cases related to crime against

Nov 27, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: EC to set up 65,000 polling booths, 2000 to be women-operated

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: EC to set up 65,000 polling booths, 2000 to be women-operated

Chief Electoral Officer, Madhya Pradesh, VL Kantha Rao on Monday announced that 65,000 polling booths will be set up for the assembly elections, including 2000 booths that would be entirely women-

Nov 27, 2018, 06:28 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: Key factors that highlight an epic battle

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: Key factors that highlight an epic battle

BJP has been in power in Madhya Pradesh for 15 years. Will this be the strength of the party in the upcoming assembly elections or will it allow Congress to reclaim long-lost ground?

Nov 26, 2018, 19:09 PM IST
In Madhya Pradesh, 167 recontesting MLAs had 71% growth in average assets since 2013 elections

In Madhya Pradesh, 167 recontesting MLAs had 71% growth in average assets since 2013 elections

BJP MLA Divyaraj Singh has shown an increase of 1397 per cent in the average assets, from Rs 4 crore in 2013 to Rs 62 crore in 2018.  

Nov 26, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
Why launch personal attacks on my parents? PM Narendra Modi questions Congress leaders

Why launch personal attacks on my parents? PM Narendra Modi questions Congress leaders

The PM was responding to a remark by Congress leader and former Union minister Vilasrao Muttemwar who said no one knows Modi's background.

Nov 25, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Pradhan accuses Congress of spreading lies, asks EC to take action

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Pradhan accuses Congress of spreading lies, asks EC to take action

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday slammed the Congress and accused them of spreading lies ahead of Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018.

Nov 25, 2018, 16:27 PM IST
Shivraj, BJP's USP in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Uma Bharti

Shivraj, BJP's USP in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018: Uma Bharti

Rallying behind Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Uma Bharti said he is BJP'S "USP" in the state assembly elections to be held on Wednesday.

Nov 25, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to hold back-to-back rallies in poll-bound Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh

PM Narendra Modi to hold back-to-back rallies in poll-bound Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi will hold several rallies in poll-bound Rajasthan and MP.

Nov 25, 2018, 12:06 PM IST