Madhya Pradesh

  • Nehru one of the architects of Indian democracy: LK Advani 20-04-2014 03:27 PM

    Senior BJP leader LK Advani has praised former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru in an election speech in Madhya Pradesh. He called Nehru one of the architects of Indian democracy. "Democracy has increasingly become strong and more efforts are being made towards the poor and the underprivileged people. Those who are...
  • 'Pravasi chidiya' Uma Bharti lying about Bundelkhand, alleges Congress's Pradeep Jain 18-04-2014 02:32 PM

    Terming his rival contestant Uma Bharti a 'pravasi chidiya', sitting Congress MP from Jhansi Pradeep Jain has assured the voters in Jhansi that his party will ensure a separate Bundelkhand state, which, he said has not even found mention in BJP's poll manifesto. Asserting that Congress has always been in...
  • MP High Court rejects pleas seeking CBI probe into MPPEB scam 17-04-2014 09:33 PM

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions seeking a CBI probe into the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. A total of 14 petitions, demanding investigation by the central agency into the scam were filed in the High Court pertaining to irregularities in selection/ appointments made...
  • LS polls: 10 MP seats record 54.41 per cent voter turnout in second phase 17-04-2014 06:59 PM

    54.41per cent voting was recorded in the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh, which went to polls on Thursday, officials said. While balloting was brisk in some constituencies, a few seats, including Bhind, saw sluggish polling. Voters at nine polling stations decided to boycott over various local issues, including...
  • Pune residents find names missing in voters' list, details changed 17-04-2014 04:44 PM

    Several residents in Pune couldn't exercise their franchise as their names were missing from the voters' list and a few found their details had been changed. ...
  • Will change the belief that Scindia can't lose: Jaibhan Singh Pavaiyya 17-04-2014 09:32 AM

    In Madhya Pradesh, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia is fighting it out with BJP candidate Jaibhan Singh Pavaiyya in the Scindia bastion of Guna. In 1998, the former Bajrang Dal chief had come a close second to the late Madhavrao Scindia in the Gwalior seat. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 54.1 per cent polling in Madhya Pradesh 17-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Bhopal: A total of 54.1 per cent voters have exercised their franchise for 10 Lok Sabha seats during the second phase of polling in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday amid reports of booth capturing at Pithua and Bakehana in Sagar Lok Sabha seat. Of those who turned up so far, 58.4...
  • Lok Sabha elections: 121 seats begin voting in the biggest phase 17-04-2014 07:35 AM

    With 121 seats across 12 states voting in fifth phase of Lok Sabha elections, India is witnessing the biggest round of electoral exercise on April 17. With this phase the voting will cross the half-way mark in terms of seats in more than a month-long exercise. More than 25 bigwigs...
  • LS polls: Jyotiraditya, Ajit Jogi, Raman Singh's son in the fray 16-04-2014 01:30 PM

    Bhopal: Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia is seeking re-election for the fourth consecutive term from Guna. 10 Lok Sabha seats in MP will be voting on April 17. Three Lok Sabha seats of Chhattisgarh, including those of Mahasamund and Rajnadgaon from where former chief minister Ajit Jogi and Chief Minister Raman...
  • Three arrested for fraud in MPPEB's forest guard recruitment test 13-04-2014 02:11 PM

    Three persons have been arrested by the STF for allegedly committing fraud in the forest guard recruitment test conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). The trio, identified as Dharmendra Nigam, Kuldeep Dauneria and Bhagirath Kemor, all residents of Morena in the state, were arrested by Madhya Pradesh...
  • LS polls: 60.08 per cent polling recorded in nine MP seats 10-04-2014 11:10 PM

    Madhya Pradesh recorded a 60.08 per cent poll turnout on Thursday, at nine Lok Sabha seats where voting was held during the first phase of the three-phased polls. Polling was peaceful with no major untoward incidents reported from anywhere. Out of the total 60.08 per cent voters, 62.18 were men...
  • Watch: Analysis of early voter trends in Lok Sabha elections Phase III 10-04-2014 12:54 PM

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase III: Video blogs 10-04-2014 11:24 AM

    The Lok Sabha elections have entered the third phase on Thursday with 91 constituencies across India. CNN-IBN reporters are on the ground getting a sense of what is happening at the poll booths in these 91 constituencies and the voter turnout. ...
  • Lok Sabha poll: 35 per cent votes cast till 2 pm in 9 seats of MP 10-04-2014 10:08 AM

    Bhopal: 35 per cent voting was registered cast till 2 pm in nine out of the 29 parliamentary constituencies in Madhya Pradesh began on Thursday with high-profile contenders like Union Minister Kamal Nath in the fray. The constituencies where polling is underway in the first phase are Chhindwara, Mandla (ST),...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase 3: 91 seats vote across India 10-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the current Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. The entire state of Kerala with 20 Lok Sabha seats, national capital Delhi with...
  • 118 candidates to cast their vote in first phase of polling 10-04-2014 12:03 AM

    As many as 118 candidates are in the fray in nine Lok Sabha constituencies in Madhya Pradesh that will go to polls on Thursday. Over 11 million voters are expected to head to polling booths to cast their votes. The nine constituencies that go to polls April 10 are Chhindwara,...
  • MPs Rating: Kamal Nath scores 3.6 on a scale of 10 08-04-2014 12:18 PM

    Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath is Congress party's sitting MP for the eighth time from Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh. He scored 3.8 on accessibility and 3.6 on trustworthiness. He got 3.4 both for provision of law and order and public transport, 3.8 for roads, 3.4 for good schools, and 4.4...
  • No Modi wave in Madhya Pradesh, says Kamal Nath 07-04-2014 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: He has won eight elections, lost one and is trying his luck from Chhindhwara in Madhya Pradesh for the tenth time. On the campaign trail, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath discounts a Narendra Modi wave. "Tough election? Which election isn't? Why are you not talking about Modi?" he...
  • Sushma Swaraj to file her nomination from Vidisha today 04-04-2014 08:45 AM

    Vidisha: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj will file her nomination from Vidisha on Friday. She is the sitting MP from the constituency. Sushma Swaraj will face Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's brother Lakshman Singh, who is Congress's candidate from the constituency. Lakshman Singh has said that he will defeat Sushma....
  • AAP fields HC judge Fakhruddin against Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli 03-04-2014 06:34 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party has fielded Madhya Pradesh High Court judge Fakhruddin against Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The party disclosed his name on Thursday in their 14th list of candidates. Sonia Gandhi, the three-time MP from the constituency, filed her nomination papers...
  • MP poll tracker: Landslide for BJP with 24-28 seats, Congress 1-5 02-04-2014 08:46 PM

    The ruling BJP is projected to win 24-28 Lok Sabha and decimate the Congress in Madhya Pradesh. The Congress is expected to win just 1-5 Lok Sabha seats in the state according to projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar based on the CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti election tracker. MP has 29...
  • Gujarat, MP, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh LS poll tracker highlights 02-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Follow all the updates related to the Lok Sabha election tracker on Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. ...
  • Watch: Election tracker promo on West and Central India 02-04-2014 12:31 PM

    With the elections 2014 about to be announced, the Election Tracker is back on CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS National Election Tracker brings the mood of key swing states ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. Tonight we will focus on Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra. ...
  • 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...
  • Modi as PM will need good CMs too: Shivraj Chouhan 29-03-2014 08:40 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has rallied behind party's PM nominee Narendra Modi claiming that the BJP-ruled NDA would form a government at the Centre with a clear majority. The BJP leader, who is lauded for his work in the state, made it clear that Modi as...
  • Live: Interactive video conversation with Shivraj Singh Chouhan 29-03-2014 06:12 PM

    A live video conversation with Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan as he speaks about the upcoming elections alongside his future plans in politics. ...
  • Graft tainted IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi may be dismissed from service 29-03-2014 03:25 PM

    Decks have been cleared for the dismissal of Madhya Pradesh's graft tainted IAS couple, Arvind and Tinoo Joshi, from service. Madhya Pradesh Government had sent a proposal to the Union Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions recommending their dismissal from service, official sources said on Saturday. The proposal has...
  • 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...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in MP, UP today 22-03-2014 08:51 AM

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who is on the Lok Sabha election campaign, will be holding two election rallies on Saturday. The Congress's poll campaign chief will be first visiting Mandla district in Madhya Pradesh where he will be interacting with the tribals. Later in the day, Rahul...
  • Uma Bharti not interested in Jhansi, wants to contest from Bhopal 21-03-2014 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: Bhopal is the new hotseat for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) it seems. After party veteran LK Advani showed interest in the seat, Uma Bharti has now reportedly told the party leadership that she will like to contest from there. Uma Bharti has always been a powerful figure...