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Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his MP campaign only on November 16. He also visited the Vindhya region, which has 30 seats in the 230-member strong state assembly.(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: High-decibel campaign ends

Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2018 08:12 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Political observers say the assembly elections to be held on Wednesday is a close contest between the ruling BJP and Congress. Over 50 million voters will decide whether the BJP, which has ruled the state since 2003, will be fourth time lucky.
Congress leaders are ashamed of saying “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah claimed Monday.(HT File Photo)
Congress leaders are ashamed of saying “Bharat Mata Ki Jai”, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah claimed Monday.(HT File Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly election 2018: Congress leaders ashamed of saying ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’, claims BJP chief Amit Shah

Kukshi (MP) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 07:06 PM IST
Lauding the development work undertaken by MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP chief Amit Shah said the state government had brought huge reforms in agriculture sector but “the figures are deliberately ignored by Congress leaders”.
Sharad Singh Kumar, of Rashtriya Aamjan Party is polishing shoes of people to please voters(ANI)
Sharad Singh Kumar, of Rashtriya Aamjan Party is polishing shoes of people to please voters(ANI)

Madhya Pradesh election 2018: This candidate is polishing shoes to please voters

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 10:43 AM IST
Sharad Singh Kumar, of Rashtriya Aamjan Party is polishing shoes of people and says he will make use of his unique election symbol to turn it into a blessing.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has galvanised cadres of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for election campaign in Madhya Pradesh to woo farmers.(HT File Photo)
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party has galvanised cadres of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for election campaign in Madhya Pradesh to woo farmers.(HT File Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: BJP relies on RSS to reach out to farmers

Bhopal | By Ranjan Srivastava
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 08:26 AM IST
One of the key appeals is to people not to opt for NOTA while casting their vote. The functionary said RSS volunteers have been tasked with convincing voters upset with sitting BJP legislators that if even if they merely vote against the party, they would be playing into the hands of the Congress.
Madhya Pradesh is among the oldest bastions of the BJP and of its precursor, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.(HT File Photo)
Madhya Pradesh is among the oldest bastions of the BJP and of its precursor, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh.(HT File Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: BJP banks on memory of Congress rule, OBC votes, organisation

Narsinghpur/Chhatarpur | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 09:16 AM IST
If the Congress can take heart from visible voter fatigue, anti-incumbency, Dalit and rural distress, the BJP can take solace from three other factors.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally ahead of Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on Saturday.(PTI File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally ahead of Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on Saturday.(PTI File)

Congress intimidating Supreme Court in Ram temple case, says PM Modi

Hindustan Times, Alwar/Ayodhya/Nagpur | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 11:48 PM IST
PM should show courage to directly criticise court, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections campaign, in Vidisha, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections campaign, in Vidisha, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018.(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh election 2018: Rahul Gandhi defending Congress leaders dragging in my parents’ names, says PM Modi

Hindusta Times, Bhopal | By Punya Priya Mitra
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 08:33 PM IST
Defending his attack on Rahul Gandhi’s family, Modi said that he was targeting them only because they were in public life and held the highest positions in the country and are accountable to the public.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addresses as he campaigns for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections in Itarsi.(PTI Photto)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath addresses as he campaigns for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections in Itarsi.(PTI Photto)

Keep your Ali, Bajrangbali is enough for us: Yogi Adityanath to Congress

UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 12:30 PM IST
Congress and BJP are going all out to woo voters in Madhya Pradesh for the November 28 assembly elections in the state.

Assembly elections 2018 Highlights: Congress has become a burden on the nation, says PM Modi in MP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 11:08 PM IST

Political parties are leaving no stone unturned in their bid to outdo each other in the assembly elections in five states - Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram- fielding key leaders, poaching heavyweights, forging alliances, among others.On Sunday, prime minister Narendra Modi addressed rallies in Rajasthan’s Alwar and Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha and Jabalpur.Voting will be held in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in a single phase on November 28 and December 7 respectively.

Bala Vaishwara, 28, transgender women candidate from Indore-2 assembly constituency conducting her door-to-door campaign near Kabeet Khedi in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)
Bala Vaishwara, 28, transgender women candidate from Indore-2 assembly constituency conducting her door-to-door campaign near Kabeet Khedi in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly election 2018: ‘Removing poverty’ is transgender candidate Bala’s poll mantra

Hindustan Times, Indore | By Dhamini Ratnam
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2018 12:18 AM IST
India’s first transgender politician was from Madhya Pradesh — in 1998, Shabnam Mausi Bano was elected MLA from Sohagpur constituency. Two transgender women were elected mayors in 1999 and 2009, but the courts declared their win void, as they had won from seats reserved for women.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh has decided to remind voters about the Congress’ previous stints in power, drawing a contrast between its own development agenda and the alleged corruption and non-performance that, it says,marked the opposition party’s rule.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh has decided to remind voters about the Congress’ previous stints in power, drawing a contrast between its own development agenda and the alleged corruption and non-performance that, it says,marked the opposition party’s rule.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly election 2018: Congress ‘misrule’ new focus of BJP poll speeches

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2018 11:01 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Congress spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi said, “Since BJP leaders have nothing worthwhile to show in the name of development, the only option left is to try to mislead people.”
BJP president Amit Shah stumbled and fell while alighting from a vehicle after his roadshow here in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh Saturday.(BJPLive/Twitter)
BJP president Amit Shah stumbled and fell while alighting from a vehicle after his roadshow here in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh Saturday.(BJPLive/Twitter)

Madhya Pradesh assembly election 2018: BJP chief Amit Shah unhurt after fall during roadshow

Ashoknagar, Madhya Pradesh | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 10:36 PM IST
Ahead of Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls scheduled for November 28, BJP chief Amit Shah also took a dig at the opposition party for not declaring its chief ministerial face in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally ahead of state assembly elections, in Chhatarpur on November 24.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally ahead of state assembly elections, in Chhatarpur on November 24.(PTI Photo)

Had Sardar Patel been country’s first PM, farmers would not have been ruined, says Narendra Modi

Mandsaur (MP) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 07:48 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Mod said at a rally in Mandsaur that, “The farmers would not have been ruined during the Congress’s 55-year-rule had Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel been the country’s first prime minister.”
PM Modi said those who did not have issues to talk about, resort to abusing someone else’s mother.(BJP/Twitter)
PM Modi said those who did not have issues to talk about, resort to abusing someone else’s mother.(BJP/Twitter)

Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: PM Modi attacks Congress for comparing sliding rupee with his mother’s age

Chhatarpur | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 05:42 PM IST
Narendra Modi hit out at Congress over Raj Babbar’s recent remarks comparing rupee’s value to the PM’s mother’s age.
BJP National president Amit Shah(HT file photo)
BJP National president Amit Shah(HT file photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Shah’s campaign trail targets jibes at Rahul, Digvijay

Katni | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 10:31 PM IST
As poll campaign heats up in Madhya Pradesh in the run-up to the November 28 assembly election, Shah stepped up his offensive against the Congress.
Swami Namdev Tyagi, popularly known as Computer Baba (pictured), was anointed as a minister of state by the BJP government.(HT File Photo)
Swami Namdev Tyagi, popularly known as Computer Baba (pictured), was anointed as a minister of state by the BJP government.(HT File Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Computer Baba presses refresh button, to back Congress

Jabalpur (MP) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 11:55 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: A group of religious figures led by godman Computer Baba on Friday declared support to the Congress for the November 28 assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi said his party will prioritise generating employment for the youth.(PTI)
Congress president Rahul Gandhi said his party will prioritise generating employment for the youth.(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: BJP did nothing for farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

Vidisha (Madhya Pradesh) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 06:27 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Congress president Rahul Gandhi said his government will install food processing plants in each block if voted to power.
Congress leader Raj Babbar has said the party has never opposed Ram Temple. He said this in MP’s Indore on November 22, 2018, ahead of assembly election in the state.(PTI File)
Congress leader Raj Babbar has said the party has never opposed Ram Temple. He said this in MP’s Indore on November 22, 2018, ahead of assembly election in the state.(PTI File)

MP Assembly Election 2018: Congress never opposed Ram temple, says Raj Babbar

Indore | By Agencies
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 04:02 PM IST
Congress leader Raj Babbar said that the BJP promises to build the Ram Temple but will not tell the date. He said this while speaking to reporters in Indore, Madhya Pradesh where assembly election is slated for November 28.
New Delhi, India - Oct. 5, 2018: Shashi Shekhar, Editor-in-Chief, Hindustan and Rajnath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India, on Friday, October 5, 2018. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times)(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
New Delhi, India - Oct. 5, 2018: Shashi Shekhar, Editor-in-Chief, Hindustan and Rajnath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India, on Friday, October 5, 2018. (Photo by Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times)(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Rajnath Singh takes a jibe at Congress

Hindustan Times, Ratlam | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 11:56 PM IST
Rajnath Singh was taunting the Congress for not naming its chief ministerial candidate ahead of Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on November 28.
The number of polling booths has increased by 14% in Rajasthan, 11% in Telangana and 3% in Mizoram. In Chhattisgarh, where voting took place in two phases on November 12 and November 20, the number of polling booth rose by 10% this time.(PTI/File Photo)
The number of polling booths has increased by 14% in Rajasthan, 11% in Telangana and 3% in Mizoram. In Chhattisgarh, where voting took place in two phases on November 12 and November 20, the number of polling booth rose by 10% this time.(PTI/File Photo)

Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: EC sets up 11,000 new voting booths, highest among five states having polls

Bhopal | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 12:34 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: The Election Commission has set up over 11,000 new polling booths in MP, the maximum among the five states having polls, as part of its efforts to ensure high voter turnout, the state’s chief electoral officer said.
BJP National President Amit Shah.(PTI file photo)
BJP National President Amit Shah.(PTI file photo)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections: BJP banks on welfare schemes to retain core voters

Hindustan Times, Jhabua / Mandsaur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 09:35 AM IST
In the face of agricultural distress, tribal disenchantment, the party hopes it can meet the caste and class challenge with substantial welfare schemes.
Farmers from Madhya Pradesh rest at Parliament Street after a protest against the state government earlier in the day, in New Delhi on October 29.(PTI Photo)
Farmers from Madhya Pradesh rest at Parliament Street after a protest against the state government earlier in the day, in New Delhi on October 29.(PTI Photo)

In Madhya Pradesh’s opium hub, farm distress trumps all

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Punya Priya Mitra
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 12:00 AM IST
A farmer, Lokesh Carpenter (48) of Barkhedapanth in Mandsaur says the price farmers used to get earlier was much higher.
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)(AP)
Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav (File Photo)(AP)

Both good and bad, Akhilesh on no alliance with Congress for MP polls

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 12:00 AM IST
The Samajwadi Party chief said that while the Congress was willing to give his party seats in the state, it had ignored his advice to draw in Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party to give the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party a tough fight
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses in public rally in Rewa,Madhya Pradesh on November 11.(BJP/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses in public rally in Rewa,Madhya Pradesh on November 11.(BJP/Twitter)

Ensure not even a single Congress candidate is elected, PM Narendra Modi urges voters in MP

Rewa | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Targeting the Nehru-Gandhi family, Modi said, “History proves that no dynasty prevails after its fourth generation rule in Delhi and Congress will also meet the same fate”.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a meeting with his party candidates via audio conferencing at party headquarters, in Bhopal on November 10.(PTI File Photo)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a meeting with his party candidates via audio conferencing at party headquarters, in Bhopal on November 10.(PTI File Photo)

Dissent in BJP ranks in Madhya Pradesh over denial of tickets for assembly elections

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 09:55 PM IST
Deeraj Pateriya (49), who is the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha’s state president and is contesting as an independent from Jabalpur North, said, “There is an attempt to finish me politically. And I want to show my popularity by contesting”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he used the “bitter medicine” of demonetisation to bring back money into banking system and to give “proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system” in the country.(Parveen Kumar/HT)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he used the “bitter medicine” of demonetisation to bring back money into banking system and to give “proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system” in the country.(Parveen Kumar/HT)

Demonetisation was ‘bitter pill’ to treat corruption: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 10:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he used the “bitter medicine” of demonetisation to bring back money into banking system and to give “proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system” in the country
BJP President Amit Shah addresses a rally here in Madhya Pradesh ahead of the November 28 Assembly election.(PTI)
BJP President Amit Shah addresses a rally here in Madhya Pradesh ahead of the November 28 Assembly election.(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Opposition suffering from ‘Modi-phobia’, says BJP chief Amit Shah

Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 06:13 PM IST
Addressing a rally here in Madhya Pradesh ahead of the November 28 Assembly election, Shah asked the Congress to give an account of what the four generations of the Nehru-Gandhi family did when they ruled the country.
In the previous polls, the BJP won four of the five seats in Jhabua and Alirajpur.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
In the previous polls, the BJP won four of the five seats in Jhabua and Alirajpur.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

In Madhya Pradesh’s tribal stronghold Jhabua, anti-incumbency worries all sides

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 06:13 PM IST
Three years down the line, the scenario has changed in Jhabua Alirajpur districts, part of the Jhabua parliamentary constituency. Rebels have queered the pitch for official Congress and BJP candidates fighting the upcoming assembly polls.
Chhindwara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh, Sunday, Nov 18, 2018. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_18_2018_000136B)(PTI)
Chhindwara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh, Sunday, Nov 18, 2018. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_18_2018_000136B)(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh assembly election 2018: Congress complains to EC about PM Modi speech

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 06:15 PM IST
Addressing the rally at Chhindwara, the prime minister said that “a recent video has surfaced on the internet in which a senior Congress leader from this state is caught saying that for winning these elections, they are ready to take support from goons and those who do not obey the law”.
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