Jyotiraditya Scindia

  • BJP fields 'Mahal' opponent to keep Scindia in check in Guna 16-04-2014 01:04 PM

    Though Gwalior and Guna Lok Sabha seats have been considered as bastions of the royal Scindia family, the BJP with its 'Mission-29' (seats) in Madhya Pradesh has fielded former Bajrang Dal chief Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya from Guna to challenge his powerful rival Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. The ruling BJP zeroed...
  • Sushma scraps poll rally after BJP workers fail to receive her 15-04-2014 06:26 PM

    Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday cancelled an election meeting in a Madhya Pradesh town after no local party leader came to receive her at the helipad. According to a report published in Hindustan Times, Swaraj was slated to address a rally at Shivpuri in Guna parliamentary seat, where...
  • Anil Dave confident of BJP win on Chhindwara, Guna LS seats 08-04-2014 03:44 PM

    BJP Rajya Sabha member Anil Dave on Tuesday said his party was heading towards a sure win in Chhindwara and Guna Lok Sabha constituencies, both of which are said to be Congress strongholds. "We fight all elections with the desire to win and the same thing holds true for these...
  • Congress will form government with secular parties: Scindia 02-04-2014 07:59 AM

    Guna: The Congress seems to be playing the secular card in its attempts to come to power in 2014. After Defence Minister AK Antony, now Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia too has said that the Congress will win the 2014 elections and form the next government at the Centre with the...
  • Sushma, union ministers among heavyweights in LS poll ring 31-03-2014 06:26 PM

    A number of stalwarts including Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj and Union Ministers Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia are in the fray from Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Parliamentary polls. Sushma, who hails from Haryana, is contesting the polls from Vidisha constituency from where she had won...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia dares Shivraj Singh Chouhan to disprove his claim on medical college 28-03-2014 07:29 AM

    Union Minister and Congress candidate from Guna Lok Sabha seat Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday challenged Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to prove him wrong on the issue of sanction of a medical college in Shivpuri district. "If Chouhan proves me wrong, then I will leave politics at this...
  • MPs Rating: Jyotiraditya Scindia scores 4.89 on a scale of 10 25-03-2014 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Late Madhavrao Scindia's son, Jyotiraditya Scindia is a three-time sitting MP from Guna in Madhya Pradesh. The Union Minister for Power who is seeking re-election from his constituency has scored 4.89 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates...
  • Satyadev Katare slams Bhagirath Prasad for joining BJP, calls him a liar and opportunist 19-03-2014 03:08 PM

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Satyadev Katare on Wednesday criticised retired IAS officer Bhagirath Prasad calling him a "liar and opportunist" as he left the Congress to join BJP. "Prasad is a liar and opportunist. Just before he joined the BJP, I had asked him about the rumours...
  • Congress will do well in Lok Sabha polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia 12-03-2014 09:55 PM

    Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Jyotiraditya Scindia expressed confidence here on Wednesday that Congress would perform well in coming Lok Sabha polls specially in Gwalior-Chambal region. "We will win all the four seats -- Guna, Gwalior, Bhind and Morena in the coming Lok Sabha elections," Scindia told...
  • Congress will do well in Lok Sabha polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia 11-03-2014 11:24 PM

    Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Jyotiraditya Scindia expressed confidence here on Tuesday that Congress would perform well in coming LokSabha polls specially in Gwalior-Chambal region. "We will win all the four seats -- Guna, Gwalior, Bhind and Morena in the coming Lok Sabha elections," Scindia told reporters....
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia attacks Shivraj Singh Chouhan over 'non-payment' of compensation to farmers 02-03-2014 06:59 PM

    Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday attacked Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over non-payment of compensation to farmers affected by unseasonal rains and hailstorm. Shivraj Singh Chouhan claims to be a well-wisher of farmers but so far no compensation has been given to them,...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off new Pune-Gwalior train 27-02-2014 07:34 AM

    A new weekly train between Pune and Gwalior was flagged off on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off the express train (11102/11101) from Gwalior. The train will leave from Gwalior every Saturday and from Pune every Monday, Railway sources said. After the inaugural function at...
  • Fight elections from new constituencies, Aslam Sher Khan tells party leaders 07-02-2014 03:21 PM

    Congress leader Aslam Sher Khan on Friday said prominent party functionaries should give up the comfort of contesting from their traditional Lok Sabha seats and fight from new constituencies in an attempt to put up a spirited challenge against BJP in Madhya Pradesh. Instead of fighting from their safe seats,...
  • People want politicians who deliver on promises: Jyotiraditya Scindia 05-02-2014 08:45 PM

    Stating that "empty promises" won't last but work on the ground level will, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has appealed political parties and leaders to unite on keeping their word and deliver. "Political leaders were well-known for making empty promises. But people want those politicians who instead of making promises, work...
  • Congress expands election coordination panel for Lok Sabha polls 18-01-2014 11:52 PM

    The Congress on Saturday expanded its election coordination committee for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia and former Youth Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala are the new panel members, a party release said. The committee already...
  • Congress adds Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Randip Surjewala into poll coordination panel 18-01-2014 06:46 PM

    Senior leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Randip Surjewala on Saturday were made members of the Congress Election Coordination Committee headed by Rahul Gandhi, a day after he was asked by AICC to lead its campaign for Lok Sabha polls. With the nomination to the panel of Azad and...
  • India needs Rahul Gandhi, says Jyotiraditya Scindia 16-01-2014 12:57 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia has come out in support of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi being declared the prime ministerial candidate for the Lok Sabha elections ahead of the Congress Working Committee meet later on Thursday. Saying the country needs a young, dynamic committed...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia takes onus of Congress defeat in MP 26-12-2013 06:34 PM

    Union Minister of State for Power, Jyotiraditya Scindia has taken the onus of Congress' defeat in the recent Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls. "I have taken upon myself the responsibility for the party's defeat and I stand by it," Scindia, who was the chairman of the state Congress Poll Campaign Committee,...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj sweeps Congress aside, BJP romps home easily 08-12-2013 10:32 PM

    Bhopal: Riding high on pro-incumbency and a divided opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan returned to power with a massive mandate for the third straight term. BJP won 165 seats in the 230-members seat Assembly, way ahead of the Congress which was restricted to...
  • Madhya Pradesh election results: How the day unfolded 08-12-2013 08:00 AM

    Bhopal: 6:30 pm: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh's son Jaiwardhan Singh was declared elected from the Raghogarh constituency in Guna district. Jaiwardhan won his debut election by a margin of 58,204 votes, trouncing the rival BJP candidate Radhe Shyam Dhakad. Jaiwardhan was polled 98,041 votes whereas Dhakad could secure 58,564...
  • Madhya Pradesh post-poll survey: BJP to win 136-146, Congress 67-77 04-12-2013 07:10 PM

    Madhya Pradesh continues to be enamoured of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and is all set to vote the BJP back to power, for a third straight term. Riding high on a pro-incumbency mood, Chouhan is likely to score another big victory when votes are counted on December 8 for...
  • Madhya Pradesh polls: 26 per cent voting recorded till noon 25-11-2013 08:13 AM

    Bhopal: Voting has begun in Madhya Pradesh on Monday where more than for 4.65 crore voters are expected to elect a 230-member Assembly. Around 26 per cent voting was registered till noon. The BJP-government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan fighting for an unprecedented third consecutive victory in the state where...
  • MP goes to polls today, BJP looks confident in a straight fight with Cong 25-11-2013 12:10 AM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh votes on Monday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress facing each other in a hotly contested election to the state Assembly. Almost all pre-poll surveys are predicting a straight third term in office for the BJP. The BJP is heavily banking on the...
  • Infighting in Congress evident in Madhya Pradesh 23-11-2013 09:19 AM

    Gwalior: In the battle for Madhya Pradesh, the Congress party is dealing with an enemy within, that is infighting. Congress's unofficial Chief Ministerial candidate Jyotiraditya Scindia was seen at a rally in Gwalior, dealing with a problem that has become endemic to the Madhya Pradesh Congress, too many leaders and...
  • Battle for Madhya Pradesh: Campaign trail with Jyotiraditya Scindia 22-11-2013 12:26 AM

    Congress' CM candidate in Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia has rejected allegations of dynasty politics and said that those who make the allegations are mocking the voters. Madhya Pradesh will go for polls on November 25 and results will be declared on December 8. ...
  • Farmers suffering under BJP govt in MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia 21-11-2013 08:28 AM

    Union minister and Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday alleged that farmers had been "suffering" in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. "BJP had promised that after coming to power it will waive off farmers' loan, but it has not waived off the loan of even a single farmer," Scindia said addressing an...
  • People alleging dynasty politics are mocking the voters: Scindia 21-11-2013 07:53 AM

    Congress' CM candidate in Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia has rejected allegations of dynasty politics and said that those who make the allegations are mocking the voters. ...
  • MP polls: It's a Scindia vs Scindia battle in Shivpuri 20-11-2013 10:28 AM

    Guna: All eyes are on the Battle of royals playing out in Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh as Congress's Jyotiraditya Scindia campaigns against his own aunt Yashodhara who is the BJP's candidate. Jyotiraditya Scindia, the Congress's unofficial chief ministerial face has been campaigning in Shivpuri, an assembly seat that's part of...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia's aide wanted in criminal cases arrested under National Security Act 20-11-2013 08:26 AM

    An aide of Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh has been arrested under provisions of the stringent National Security Act (NSA), police said in Shivpuri. Anil Sharma alias 'Anni' is the Union Minister of State for Power's aide in Shivpuri district, police said. Anni, who was wanted by...
  • Modi has no vision for India, only knows how to abuse: Digvijaya Singh 19-11-2013 02:07 PM

    As Narendra Modi hits the campaign trail in MP, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh trained his guns on him, saying the BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate will not have an impact as he has no vision for the country and "only knows how to abuse". The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister also...