Madhya Pradesh

  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman allegedly raped, paraded naked in village 20-03-2014 10:16 AM

    Sanchi: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a 22-year-old woman was allegedly raped and paraded naked in a village near Sanchi. The accused had allegedly raped the woman two days ago and warned her against revealing the incident. When the complainant spoke out, the accused reportedly entered her residence...
  • Gandhinagar, Bhopal in the fray as BJP brainstorms over Advani's seat 19-03-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from...
  • BJP to decide on Modi's Gujarat seat, Advani's candidature today 19-03-2014 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on the Bharatiya Janata Party as the party's Central Election Committee meets on Wednesday to finalise its list of candidates for Rajasthan and the remaining seats of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. A decision is also likely on the second seat for the party's Prime...
  • With Rs 54030, Madhya Pradesh GDP growth ahead of other states 18-03-2014 05:39 PM

    Madhya Pradesh has surpassed all major states in the country in gross domestic product (GDP) growth this year, according to official sources in Bhopal. As per figures released by the Centre for 2013-14, Madhya Pradesh has registered 11.08 per cent GDP growth for the period, the sources said on Monday...
  • Rains paralyse normal life in India, damage crops worth crores 12-03-2014 10:54 PM

    New Delhi: Rains, hailstorm and snowfall across the country have paralysed normal life and destroyed crops worth crores. In Jammu and Kashmir, 10 people have been killed due to avalanches. Srinagar highway has been closed down due to heavy snowfall. It received more than one feet of snow affecting water...
  • No respite for farmers, unseasonal rains to continue for 2 more days 12-03-2014 08:28 AM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Inclement weather conditions continue to wreak havoc across the country. Unseasonal rains have destroyed crops worth Rs 13,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh so far. In Maharashtra, 8 lakh hectares of crops have been hit in the Marathwada region alone by hailstorms and similar conditions are likely to prevail...
  • Alert in MP districts after Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh 12-03-2014 07:49 AM

    Madhya Pradesh police on Tuesday sounded an alert in Naxal-affected districts of Balaghat and Singrauli in the aftermath of a deadly Maoist attack in neighbouring Chhattisgarh. The alert, issued by Director General of Police (DGP) Nandan Dube, directed police personnel in the two districts to increase vigil and foil any...
  • Police announce cash award for arrest of absconding senior IPS officer 07-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Police Special TaskForce (STF) has announced a reward of Rs 3,000 for the arrestof absconding senior IPS officer and suspended DeputyInspector General (DIG) R K Shivhare who is an accused in theMadhya Pradesh Professional Board Examination (MPPEB) scam. The IPS officer who is an accused in thePre-Postgraduate (Medical)...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Madhya Pradesh votes on April 10, 17 and 24 05-03-2014 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: The state of Madhya Pradesh will vote on April 10, 17 and 24, the Election Commission has announced. The central Indian state has 29 Parliamentary Constituencies. The counting of votes will be held on May 16. ...
  • MP government gets ready to deal with possible deficient monsoon 04-03-2014 11:20 PM

    Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday asked district collectors and deputy directors in the state to prepare a contingency plan to deal with likely shortfall in monsoon rains this year. The agriculture department issued an advisory to collectors and deputy directors citing information provided by global meteorology centres about deficient monsoon....