Madhya Pradesh

  • LS polls: 10 MP seats record 64 per cent voter turnout in third phase 24-04-2014 07:34 PM

    A total of 64 per cent voting was recorded till 5 pm in Madhya Pradesh, where polling is underway for 10 Lok Sabha seats in the final phase amid reports of poll boycott from a village in Khargone district. "So far 59.04 per cent electorate including 67.60 per cent men...
  • Vidisha: EC removes SDM after Congress accuses BJP of booth-capturing 24-04-2014 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Thursday removed the Vidisha Sub-District Magistrate on a complaint filed by Congress candidate Lakshman Singh. Lakshman, the brother of senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, had accused the BJP of booth-capturing attempts. Lakshman Singh is contesting from the Vidisha seat against BJP's Sushma Swaraj. Speaking...
  • LS polls: 64 pc voting in 10 constituencies of MP in final phase 24-04-2014 08:09 AM

    Bhopal: A turnout of 64.4 per cent was recorded till 6 pm across ten Lok Sabha constituencies in the final phase of elections in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday, amid reports of a boycott at a village in Khargone district. The total average polling in the entire state over three phases...
  • Stage set for polling in Madhya Pradesh; Sushma Swaraj in fray 23-04-2014 09:12 PM

    Bhopal: All arrangements have been made for voting in ten Lok Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday in the third and final phase of polling which will decide the fate of prominent candidates like Sushma Swaraj, Sumitra Mahajan and Kantilal Bhuria. The seats where polling will be held from...
  • LS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha 23-04-2014 11:01 AM

    Bhopal: 'Abki Baar, Bhajapa Sarkar' (BJP government this time around) - Vidisha constituency of Madhya Pradesh is perhaps one of the rare constituencies where one can hear this slogan - a slogan which is very dear to the hearts of party veteran Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Sushma Swaraj,...
  • Dreaded former bandit leader campaigns for Modi across Chambal 21-04-2014 11:05 AM

    Bhopal: "If Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister of India and tries to make the country as developed as Gujarat, then please don't waste your vote. Just click the button before the lotus for all-round progress of the nation." This appeal is not being made by any hardcore RSS activist...
  • 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...