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Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls

Madhya Pradesh assembly polls: On Malwa tour, Rahul Gandhi to visit Ambedkar village

Rahul Gandhi is currently touring the BJP-dominated Malwa region in poll-bound MP.

Oct 30, 2018, 08:20 AM IST

I am not a potential contender for CM's post: Digvijay Singh

"Party's top leadership will decide that who will be the party's chief ministerial face in the next assembly elections," he told reporters here yesterday.

Sep 29, 2017, 19:24 PM IST

MP Assembly sittings decline in last 10 years

The number of sittings of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly has gone down during the last 10 years of BJP government in the state, as compared to those held when the Congress was in power.

Jan 19, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

Reasons behind Cong`s defeat in MP being examined: Bhuria

Senior leaders of Congress have started looking into the reasons responsible for its defeat in the recent state assembly polls, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Kantilal Bhuria said here on Saturday.

Dec 14, 2013, 20:07 PM IST

Chouhan meets Governor; stakes claim to form govt in MP

BJP Legislature Party Leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan today met Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav to stake claim to form government in the state.

Dec 13, 2013, 23:47 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections: Not perturbed by exit polls, says Ajay Singh

Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Thursday asserted that he was not dismayed by the exit polls predicting a Congress defeat in the state Assembly elections.

Dec 05, 2013, 16:34 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh exit polls: Huge victory predicted for BJP, Congress way behind

It seems Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s magic will once again work for the Bharatiya Janata Party as the exit poll surveys on Wednesday predicted a huge victory for the BJP with Congress trailing way behind.

Dec 04, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Protest over Cong worker`s death in MP

Congress on Tuesday held a demonstration here after a party worker was allegedly killed a clash at Saddi village during Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls.

Nov 26, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Over 71% voter turnout in MP polls: Electoral office

Over 71 percent of the electorate exercised their right to franchise in elections for the 14th Madhya Pradesh Assembly, election officials said on Tuesday.

Nov 26, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: Over 70% polling; violence in Bhind, Morena

The BJP-ruled state of Madhya Pradesh registered over 70% turnout as polling for 230-seat Legislative Assembly ended at 5 pm on Monday amid unprecedented security arrangements.

Nov 25, 2013, 08:54 AM IST

High-voltage campaign for Nov 25 Madhya Pradesh polls ends

A high-voltage campaign for elections to the 230-member Madhya Pradesh assembly, which would decide whether Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan does a hat-track or Congress wrests power after a gap of 10 years, ended today.

Nov 23, 2013, 22:52 PM IST

Chouhan`s huge popularity will beat anti-incumbency in MP: BJP

The BJP on Friday expressed confidence that an anti-incumbent mood against several ministers and MLAs in Madhya Pradesh will not have any adverse impact on its poll prospects.

Nov 22, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

Congress believes in delivering on promises, says Rahul Gandhi

As campaigning for the November 25 Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh reached its crescendo, Rahul Gandhi today said his party believes in delivering on promises it makes and cited two landmark legislations to back his claim.

Nov 22, 2013, 17:16 PM IST

No anti-incumbency factor in Madhya Pradesh: Jaitley

The BJP on Thursday claimed that there is no anti-incumbency factor this time in Madhya Pradesh where the party is fighting the Assembly polls on the development plank.

Nov 21, 2013, 17:09 PM IST

MP Assembly polls 2013: Will anti-incumbency hurt Shivraj govt?

While the stage is set for a high-voltage electoral battle for power in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress have stepped up attack on each other - the former boasting of providing good governance, while the latter accusing it of indulging in corruption and scandals.

Nov 10, 2013, 22:02 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia - Congress’ answer to BJP’s Shivraj

Jyotiraditya Scindia is Congress` biggest trump card to take on ruling BJP’s two-time Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is determined to get a third straight term in this year’s assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh.

Nov 08, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Suresh Pachauri among 26 Congress nominees for MP polls

After today`s list, a dozen-odd candidates are yet to be announced by Congress for the state. The party is out of power in MP for ten years.

Nov 06, 2013, 22:53 PM IST

BJP, Cong battle it out on alphabetical turf in poll-bound MP

Major rival parties in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh are literally waging a `war of words` by coining meanings to alphabets to highlight issues of corruption allegedly linked to each other.

Oct 25, 2013, 12:41 PM IST

BJP to score a hat trick in MP`s November 25 assembly polls

Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj claimed here on Tuesday that ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh would score a hat-trick in the November 25 assembly polls on the basis of women`s support.

Oct 08, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

Assembly polls: 50 lakh young voters in Madhya Pradesh

About 50 lakh young voters in the age group of 18 to 19 years from around one crore new voters in Madhya Pradesh would exercise their franchise for the first time in state Assembly elections, to be held on November 25.

Oct 05, 2013, 13:39 PM IST