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Madhya Pradesh Assembly Polls: 15% votes polled till 10am, stray violence reported

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Polls: 15% votes polled till 10am, stray violence reported

Bhopal: Brisk polling was underway in the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections Monday with 15 percent turnout reported till 10 am, an Election Commission official said. Some stray incidents of poll-related violence were reported from Bhind. Earlier today, polling for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh legislative assembly began at 8 am. The BJP government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan is fighting for an ...

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Search for me in your hearts, says Narendra Modi at Mandsaur rally

Search for me in your hearts, says Narendra Modi at Mandsaur rally

Mandsaur: Asking the nation’s citizens to search for him in their hearts, and not at political rallies and platforms, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi on Saturday said the public needed to pass judgment on the performances of the Shivraj Singh Chauhan-led Madhya Pradesh government and the Ashok Gehlot-led ruled Rajasthan. Praising Chauhan for understanding the people’s sufferings, ...

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BJP eyes third term, Congress also hopeful in MP

BJP eyes third term, Congress also hopeful in MP

New Delhi: The Congress is hoping to give a tough fight to the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh, one of India’s largest states, in the assembly polls on Nov 25 when voting for a new 230-member house takes place. The results will be out Dec 8. The stakes are high for both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is seeking a ...

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Narendra Modi to address rallies in Madhya Pradesh, Delhi today

Narendra Modi to address rallies in Madhya Pradesh, Delhi today

Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address election rallies in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi on Saturday. Modi will address public gathering at two rallies in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur and Ujjain district. The BJP leader will also join at a public meeting in Dwarka, Delhi in evening. In 2008, the BJP had won 143 Assembly seats out ...

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Will fulfil promises: Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh

Will fulfil promises: Rahul Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Friday expressed confidence that his party would win the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and assured people attending a rally here that the Congress would fulfil its promises. “We will form a government that works for the aam aadmi, dalits, adivasis, youth and women,” Rahul Gandhi said at a rally in the tribal area of Mandsaur, ...

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Madhya Pradesh Elections: Narendra Modi Attacks Rahul Gandhi, Calls Kapil Sibal ‘Gyaani Minister’

Madhya Pradesh Elections: Narendra Modi Attacks Rahul Gandhi, Calls Kapil Sibal ‘Gyaani Minister’

Khandwa: Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) prime minsterial candidate Narendra Modi slammed the claims of ‘pro-poor’ policy by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, saying that a person who resides in a ‘palace’ could not understand how a man lives in poverty. Ahead of the Madhya Pradesh assembly elections, scheduled for 25 November, Modi denied the corruption charges levelled by Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi in a ...

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Five of family killed in fire

Five of family killed in fire

Vidisha: Five members of a family, including two women and a four-month-old boy, died of suffocation after a fire broke out at their ground-floor grocery in the main market area here in the wee hours on Monday, police said. The blaze occurred when the family members were asleep in their house on the first floor. The fire broke out possibly ...

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‘A fourth of MP contestants have criminal backgrounds’

‘A fourth of MP contestants have criminal backgrounds’

Nearly one-fourth of the contestants in the Madhya Pradesh assembly polls have criminal backgrounds, an analysis by a think tank revealed here Monday. The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and Madhya Pradesh Election Watch (MPEW) analysed 1,045 main candidates out of 2,583 candidates. Among the three major parties Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), the think ...

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Asaram Babu arrested over rape charges

Asaram Babu arrested over rape charges

Indore: Spiritual guru Asaram Babu was arrested here late Saturday night by Jodhpur police over allegation of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in his ashram, official sources said. ”He has been arrested,” a senior police official told press. Asaram was arrested after lengthy questioning in his ashram here, sources said, adding that he would be taken to Jodhpur. The 72-year-old has been booked under ...

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Killing Gandhi was the only option for Godse: Himani Savarkar

Killing Gandhi was the only option for Godse: Himani Savarkar

Daughter-in-law of Vinayak Savarkar, niece of Nathuram Godse, and the President of Abhinav Bharat Sangathan, also the member of Hindu Mahasabha, Himani Savarkar talks to “Lokswami” at its head office in Indore. The name of your organization, Abhinav Bharat had been allegedly involved in the Malegaon bomb blast in 2008. What is truth of this case? Before the Malegaon incident in ...

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Ram Raj: Modi presents himself as Ram after destroying Dasrath

Ram Raj: Modi presents himself as Ram after destroying Dasrath

Shri Brijmohan Shrivastav, the Madhya Pradesh state president of NCP, in interview with Zillur Rahman Haider says “BJP always talk about Ram raj. But in the current scenario Modi has presented himself as a Ram who is trying to hijack all power of BJP after destroying his father Raja Dasrath’. Excerpt   NCP has decided to contest to the all ...

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NCP to contest all 230 Seats in Madhya Pradesh assembly election

NCP to contest all 230 Seats in Madhya Pradesh assembly election

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has decided to contest on the all 230 assembly seats in the coming Madhya Pradesh state election 2013, while the NCP is an important ally to the UPA government in the center.  Shri Brijmohan Shrivastav, the Madhya Pradesh state president of NCP said to the Newsleaks that the NCP has decided to fight election on ...

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MP govt’s order to introduce Gita in madrassas triggers storm in Muslim community

MP govt’s order to introduce Gita in madrassas triggers storm in Muslim community

JABALPUR: Madhya Pradesh’s BJP-run government has ordered state-funded schools and even madrassas to introduce stories from the Bhagwad Gita in junior classes, triggering a storm in the Muslim community. Minority leaders on Monday accused the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government of saffronizing Islamic centres of learning. The government order of August 1 dictates a “chapter on Bhagwad Gita should be included in the ...

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