Nomination process for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha polls begins

In case a candidate of a recognised national or state party dies before the polls, the election is postponed to allow the party to identify and field a fresh candidate. Voting in the Betul constituency was earlier scheduled to be held in the second phase on 26 April. The states and union territories included in … Read more

Caste census, MSP to farmers first priorities if voted to power: Rahul Gandhi

None of the people from these communities are found among the owners of big companies, their senior managements, media firms, influential journalists and social media influencers, Gandhi said. Of the 90 top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers “who run the government”, only three each are from OBC and Dalit communities, and “they are made to … Read more

Newly appointed MP Congress chief Jitu Patwari meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

Congratulations and best wishes to them for their new responsibilities, he added. In a post on X, Patwari said, “Met today respected Shri @RahulGandhi ji, our guide and senior leader determined to protect the priceless values and democratic dignity of India’s great democracy.” “There is immense enthusiasm among the Congress family members of Madhya Pradesh. … Read more

The land sharks of Sidhi–Singrauli take Railways for a ride

D.P. Shukla, a farmer turned whistle-blower from Singrauli district, and his 88-year-old father, have been slapped with three FIRs for raising the issue. Shukla turned whistle-blower after district officials allegedly awarded Rs 1.5 crore to five non-existent ‘co-owners’ of his one acre plot in Khobha and Cheeva villages. Stamp papers had been manipulated to create … Read more

Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia’s loyalists denied tickets

In Bhind, the situation took a heated turn as MLA Sanjeev Singh Kushwaha, who had joined the BJP last year, erupted in anger when he was also denied a ticket for the upcoming elections.The denial of tickets to key loyalists of Scindia, per Madhya Pradesh watchers, marks the dwindling of the Gwalior dynast’s clout in … Read more

Kamal Nath takes a dig at Shivraj Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has gone on an announcement spree this election season and is even promising a bridge where there is no river, claimed state Congress president Kamal Nath on Sunday. The BJP-governed MP will go to polls on November 17 and votes will be counted on December 3. “Shivraj Singh … Read more

With second list of 88 candidates, Congress announces all but one nominees for MP polls

The Congress has announced its second list of 88 candidates for the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls. With this list issued late Thursday night, the party has declared all but one candidates for elections to the 230-member assembly scheduled for November 17. The Congress has not yet declared its candidate from Amla seat in Betul district … Read more

Congress to release manifesto for MP polls, special focus on youth & farmers

The Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) on Tuesday will release its manifesto, named ‘Vachan Patra’ for the November 17 Assembly election. The ‘Vachan Pratra’ has promises for every section and voters — youth, women and senior citizens. The party is likely to include special packages for the Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste voters. The document … Read more

Congress releases first list of candidates for MP, Chhattisgarh, Telangana

Days after the Election Commission of India (ECI) announced the schedule for assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, and Mizoram, the Congress has released lists of candidates for 144 assembly seats in MP, 30 in Chhattisgarh and 55 in Telangana. Madhya Pradesh Former CM and state Congress president Kamal Nath has been fielded … Read more

Congress to release 1st list of candidates for MP on Oct 15: Kamal Nath

He said: “We will announce our list (of candidates) after ‘shradh’. We are moving ahead accordingly so that we could release our list (of candidates) on October 15. More the discussion it will be much better as number of new things come up.” Meanwhile Surjewala said: “We will release our first list on first day … Read more