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Congress candidate in Madhya Pradesh joins BJP

Congress candidate in Madhya Pradesh joins BJP

Bhopal: In a huge embarrassment for the Congress, one of its Lok Sabha candidates from Madhya Pradesh joined the BJP Sunday. A day after he was nominated in the Congress’ first list to contest the Bhind (reserved) constituency, Bhagirath Prasad joined the BJP at a function at the party headquarters here in the presence of its state chief Narendra Singh ...

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Woman gives birth to 10 ‘dead’ babies in Madhya Pradesh

Woman gives birth to 10 ‘dead’ babies in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: A 28-year-old woman from Satna district of Madhya Pradesh has reportedly broken all the Indian medical records after giving birth to 10 babies at a time, on Sunday late night. But, none survived. This is said to be the largest ever reported number of fetuses in one womb, at least in India so far as a doctor in Rome once claimed that he has removed 15 ...

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Two killed in road mishap

Two killed in road mishap

Seoni (MP): Two persons were killed and another was seriously injured when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding bus last night on the Seoni-Mandla road, police said on Sunday. The victims were labourers and coming towards Seoni when the mishap took place, Kotwali Police Station In-charge, Amit Vilas Dani told reporters. One of the victim identified as Shivshankar Pawar (22) died on the spot while another one identified as ...

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1.9 per cent voters use NOTA option in MP polls

1.9 per cent voters use NOTA option in MP polls

Bhopal: Over six lakh voters, accounting for 1.9 per cent of the total votes polled, preferred None Of The Above (NOTA) option instead favouring any candidate in the just concluded Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections. A total of 6,43,144 voters exercised NOTA option, including 2,633 on postal ballots, sources in the state chief electoral office said. The state, having an electorate ...

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Celebrations begin as BJP on course for thumping win in MP

Celebrations begin as BJP on course for thumping win in MP

Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in more than 140 seats at noon on Sunday. The Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) was leading in 69 and five seats, respectively. Results of nine seats were announced – the BJP bagged seven, while the Congress won two. BJP workers have started celebrating in MP, while gloom has ...

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2013: Clear sweep for BJP, Shivraj Singh Chouhan ahead in Vidisha

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections Result 2013: Clear sweep for BJP, Shivraj Singh Chouhan ahead in Vidisha

Bhopal: The ruling BJP government led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is heading for a clear sweep in Madhya Pradesh trends indicated as counting of votes for 230-seat assembly began on Sunday. Riding high on a pro-incumbency factor, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan looks set to get a third straight term in his state. Chouhan is leading over his ...

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BJP confident of winning Madhya Pradesh polls

BJP confident of winning Madhya Pradesh polls

Bhopal: Political experts generally point towards an anti-incumbency factor in an election having a higher polling percentage but the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh hopes it will script a hat-trick in the Assembly polls amid a “pro-incumbency” wave across the state. The saffron party, which fought the elections on the development plank, feels that the state, despite witnessing a higher ...

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Bhopal gas tragedy: the fight continues

Bhopal gas tragedy: the fight continues

New Delhi: On the intervening night of December 2-3 1984, a highly unstable chemical, methyl isocyanate (MiC), an intermediary substance used to manufacture Sevin, a pesticide, leaked from tank 610 in the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal. The leak was first detected by workers about 11.30pm as their eyes began to burn. By 12.40am, the temperature and pressure in the tank ...

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Cong will win MP Assembly polls: Ajay Singh

Cong will win MP Assembly polls: Ajay Singh

Bhopal: Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Monday expressed confidence that Congress will win the state elections. “I have been saying all along that Congress would win these (Assembly) elections and there is no change in my stand,” Ajay told a news agency here. The leader said there were several factors behind his confidence about ...

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CBI begins probe into Ratangarh temple stampede

CBI begins probe into Ratangarh temple stampede

Datia: A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team has reached Datia to begin an investigation into the stampede at Ratangarh temple which occured in October and claimed 115 lives. The three-member CBI team, led by deputy superintendent of police A.S. Negi, reached Datia on Sunday and collected a copy of the FIR and other details from the police station. The Madhya ...

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2-6 per cent vote difference determines govt in MP

2-6 per cent vote difference determines govt in MP

Bhopal: Barring two elections, the difference in votes polled by the Congress and BJP in Madhya Pradesh has traditionally been between just 2 to 6 per cent. An analysis of results of the last seven Assembly elections, as per official data, shows that the difference between votes polled by the two rival parties has generally been not more than six ...

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Voting ends in Madhya Pradesh

Voting ends in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal:  Polling for the election of a new Madhya Pradesh assembly came to an end at 5 p.m. Monday, an official said. Polling had begun at 8 p.m. for 227 seats of the 230-member assembly, while it began an hour earlier in three constituencies in Balaghat district, a Maoist hub, and ended there at 3 p.m.

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