Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections 2018]
Updated on Dec 25, 2018 12:01 AM IST
The names of the ministers have been finalised keeping in view regional and caste equations as well as national polls due next year, Congress leaders said.
According to the list which was released late on Thursday, Bharat Yadav has been appointed district magistrate for Gwalior, Deepak Arya for Balaghat, Ganesh Shankar Mishra for Sehore, Bhaskar Lakshkar for Guna and Chhote Lal Singh for Bhind.
Published on Dec 21, 2018 07:55 PM IST
Government employees, public representatives from panch-sarpanch to MP and income tax payees cannot avail the crop loan waiver scheme announced by chief minister Kamal Nath on Monday in his first decision after assuming office, officials said.
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 07:41 AM IST
A day after Kamal Nath took over as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, the police informed the state government on Tuesday that the Centre’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) has seized 11 hard disks related to the e-tendering scam.
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 07:42 AM IST
Earlier on Monday, Kamal Nath took the oath as Madhya Pradesh chief minister in the presence of top Congress and opposition leaders who flew to Bhopal from Jaipur where they had watched Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot take charge as Rajasthan chief minister and deputy chief minister respectively.
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 05:33 PM IST
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will not attend the swearing-in ceremony of Congress leader Kamal Nath as Madhya Pradesh CM, official sources said. Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi will be representing the party at the event.
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 10:46 AM IST
The Congress will get experts to conduct a forensic examination of the voting pattern in Madhya Pradesh’s Vindhya region, from where it won just six out of 30 seats in the recently concluded assembly polls, as it has “suspicion” on EVMs used there.
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 05:00 PM IST
The Congress has invited leaders from across the political spectrum for the swearing-in ceremony of party stalwart Kamal Nath taking charge as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17.
Updated on Dec 15, 2018 06:10 PM IST
The Congress, which won the Assembly polls, leads the list with 56 MLAs having criminal antecedents, followed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with 34 while the Bahujan Samaj Party has two such lawmakers.
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh chief minister-designate Kamal Nath plans to deliver on the Congress’ election promise to waive loans for farmers within ten days of taking office.
Updated on Dec 17, 2018 10:48 AM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who was ruling the state since 2005, said he will not move to the Centre following the BJP’s loss in Madhya Pradesh, which it was ruling since 2003.
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 07:54 AM IST
Assembly elections 2018: Early trends safely established how the final seat tally would be in Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Rajasthan and Mizoram.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 09:22 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly election results 2018: ‘Couldn’t get desired result, I’m responsible for defeat’, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
“I decided that we don’t have the numbers so we shouldn’t try to make the government. I called Kamal Nath to congratulate him and wished him all the best,” said Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who was the chief minister for 13 years.
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 10:06 AM IST
The two names that the party leadership is believed to be deciding between are that of Kamal Nath and State Congress campaign committee chairman Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 07:14 PM IST
Accepting BJP’s defeat, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan submitted his resignation to the Governor.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Putting its best electoral performance in years, the Congress wrested Chhattisgarh from the BJP, drew ahead to a majority in Rajasthan and after a neck to neck contest in Madhya Pradesh, edged ahead to form the government in the central state.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 12:43 PM IST
Will 2019 mirror 2018? It depends. To the extent that disenchantment with the BJP is driven by local factors, it should do little to diminish the aura of Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 01:30 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly election results 2018: Congress stakes claim to form government in Madhya Pradesh, writes to governor
Madhya Pradesh asembly election results 2018: Kamal Nath said in his letter that the Congress has “emerged the single largest party with majority support” and that “all the independents have in addition assured support to the Congress party.”
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 07:04 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh election Results 2018: With neither the Congress or the BJP getting a majority in the state at 116 seats, smaller parties and Independents will play a crucial role in deciding who forms the next government in the state, ruled by the BJP for the last 15 years.
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 08:58 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh election result 2018: The farmers’ agitation that rocked Mandsaur in MP in June 2017 claimed the lives of six farmers. The BJP candidate from Malhargarh has won, and as of 5 pm on Tuesday, the party candidate from Mandsaur is leading by more than 10,000 votes.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 08:21 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh election results 2018: According to Election Commission figures, the Congress was leading in 113 seats and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has ruled Madhya Pradesh for 15 years, in 106 seats even as officials counted millions of votes.
Published on Dec 11, 2018 04:29 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Election Results 2018 Highlights: The elections to the five states of Rajasthan, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram are being touted as the semi-final to the Lok Sabha polls 2019
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 03:42 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh election results 2018: Shivraj Chouhan of BJP is attempting a fourth term in office, while Congress expects to return to power after a 15-year gap.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 09:48 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh election results 2018: BJP, Congress both confident of win as state stares at photo finish
Madhya Pradesh election results 2018: Exit polls in the state have predicted a neck-and-neck fight between the BJP, which is targeting a fourth straight term in power, and the Congress, which is attempting to wrest power after 15 years.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 06:57 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh election results Highlights: Rahul Gandhi likely to decide on next Madhya Pradesh CM tomorrow
The much awaited results for the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections were declared on Tuesday, along with those of Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. Counting of votes for the November 28 elections began at 8am. The lections to the five states are being touted as the semi-final to the Lok Sabha polls 2019, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek re-election. For full coverage on assembly elections, click hereExit polls had predicted an edge-of-the-seat thriller in Madhya Pradesh, with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress locked in a neck-and-neck race. And it just turned out to be true, with both the parties in a tight race to the 116-majority mark.Click here for live updates on assembly poll resultsWatch Video: BSP will support Congress in Madhya Pradesh ‘to keep BJP out’: Mayawati Battling anti-incumbency of 15 years, incumbent chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan hopes to retain power for the fourth time in a row. The Congress on the other hand, is banking on the triple anti-incumbency faced by the BJP government and hopes to storm back to power in the state which was once its bastion. In the 2013 election, the BJP had bagged 165 seats while the Congress had come a distant second with 58 seats in its kitty.For full coverage on Madhya Pradesh assembly elections, click hereMadhya Pradesh had registered a voter turnout of around 75% in the November 28 assembly polls. Check highlights here:
Updated on Dec 13, 2018 11:59 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer V L Kantha Rao told reporters that counting would begin at 8 AM with the postal ballots at 51 centres across the state.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 01:06 AM IST
Prominent among these are health minister Rustam Singh (73) from Morena and finance minister Jayant Malaiya (71) from his traditional Damoh constituency.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 08:09 AM IST
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has dismissed exit polls and said the BJP could cross 200 seats. “We will romp home,” he said earlier this month.
Updated on Dec 11, 2018 11:19 AM IST
A day ahead of Madhya Pradesh assembly poll results, Congress state unit chief Kamal Nath expressed confidence over winning more than 140 seats.
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 07:54 PM IST