Vidisha

  • Vidisha: EC removes SDM after Congress accuses BJP of booth-capturing April 24, 2014

    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 to CNN-IBN,...
  • NDA will win over 300 seats, Modi hope for everyone: Chouhan April 24, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said that Narendra Modi is hope for everyone. "The country wants improvement, Narendra Modi is hope for everyone. I am confident that with the NDA will cross over 300 seats,' said Chouhan. Madhya Pradesh is voting today on 10 seats in...
  • Modi-RSS can't survive without polarisation, says Digvijaya Singh April 23, 2014

    Bhopal: The General Secretary of the Congress Digvijaya Singh said that BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi and RSS can't survive without polarizing the country on religious line. Speaking to IBN7 he said, "Modi and the RSS can't survive in politics without polarisation. Initially they talk about the nation and development...
  • LS polls: Not an easy walkover for Sushma in Vidisha April 23, 2014

    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,...
  • Sushma Swaraj to file her nomination from Vidisha today April 4, 2014

    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....
  • Sushma Swaraj a 'hawa hawai' candidate: Jaiwardhan Singh March 30, 2014

    Vidisha: Congress MLA Jaiwardhan Singh on Sunday said sitting BJP MP Sushma Swaraj has "neglected" people of her constituency for long, which has affected development of the area. "Sushma Swaraj has neglected people of Vidisha. She is a leader who has not spent much of her time in her constituency...
  • Sushma Swaraj would be a better PM than Modi: Digvijaya March 25, 2014

    Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj would be a much better Prime Minister than Narendra Modi, the official nominee of BJP for the top post. "I say that Sushma would be a much better Prime Minister than Modi due to a...
  • Laxman Singh hopeful of a win from Sushma Swaraj's LS seat in MP March 22, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's younger brother Laxman, who is the party nominee from Vidisha constituency in Madhya Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, on Friday said he was hopeful of a victory against BJP stalwart Sushma Swaraj. Laxman said that there was no question of his being afraid of...
  • MP Congress wants Digvijaya Singh to contest LS polls from Vidisha March 18, 2014

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare on Tuesday said the Congress state unit has requested party high command to nominate senior leader Digvijaya Singh for Lok Sabha polls from Vidisha seat. "Both I and Madhya Pradesh Congress president Arun Yadav agree that Singh must contest from Vidisha and...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan resigns from Vidisha seat December 22, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who won the just concluded Assembly polls from Vidisha and Budhni, has resigned from Vidisha seat, sources said on Sunday. The new state Assembly was constituted last week. Chouhan, who resigned from Vidisha seat on Friday, preferred to retain Budhni - his traditional seat in...
  • Madhya Pradesh election results: Chouhan leading in Budhni, Vidisha December 8, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading over his Congress rivals from both Budhni and Vidisha seats. While Chouhan, seeking a record third straight term for BJP, is leading by 12,777 votes over his Congress rival Mahendra Singh Chouhan in Budhni, he is ahead by 2312 votes in...
  • Minor girl commits suicide after being molested in Vidisha September 16, 2013

    Vidisha: Apparently fed up with her continued molestation, a 16-year-old girl ended her life by setting herself on fire in Vidisha, police said on Sunday. The minor victim, a resident of Civil Lines, had set herself ablaze in Vidisha on Saturday morning by pouring kerosene. She had suffered around 70 per cent...
  • Three cases of gangrape reported from Madhya Pradesh March 29, 2013

    Bhopal: Two women and a minor girl were allegedly gangraped in Bhind, Shajapur and Vidisha districts of the state respectively, the police said on Friday. The first incident of gangrape was reported from Banjare Ka Pura village in Bhind district where a tribal widow was allegedly raped by two people...
  • Telugu Film 'Devaraya' team holds success meet December 12, 2012

    Directed by Nani Krishna, 'Devaraya' stars Srikant, Vidisha and Meenakshi Deekshit in the lead roles. It has been presented by Nanigadi Cinema and is being produced by Nani Krishna and Kiran Jakkamsetty under the banner of Sunray International Cinema in association with Meka Media. The film which was released recently...
  • 'Devaraya' Review: The story lacks the flow December 8, 2012

    'Devaraya' falls under those army of movies that attempt to marry socio fantasy with modern day drama. Spearheaded by Srikant, who also happens to be the saving grace, this film neither inspires nor entertains any. Actor Srikant plays the role of Dorababu, a happy go lucky villager living life to his...
  • Srikant: Feel honoured to have worked in 'Devaraya' December 6, 2012

    Chennai: Telugu actor Meka Srikant feels honoured to have worked in the forthcoming historical-drama 'Devaraya' as he got an opportunity to play the famous emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya. "It is a very special film ('Devaraya') because I play the role of Sri Krishnadevaraya and I feel honoured to have worked in it....
  • Debate: Sushma to sail through in MP April 21, 2009

    Ten years ago, Sushma lost the swadeshi beti versus videshi bahu contest at Bellary against Sonia Gandhi. This time she doesn't have to bother about defeat. The Congress nominee's papers were rejected. So, all that she is looking for is a record victory margin, surpassing the countrywide highest ever of...
  • 13-year-old burnt alive by classmates in Madhya Pradesh September 18, 2008

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old girl was burnt alive by three classmates in Bamtara village of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday night. The victim was taken to the Vidisha district hospital where she succumbed to her injuries early on Thursday morning. She mentioned the names of the three accused in a...
  • BJP retains Vidisha Lok Sabha seat November 2, 2006

    Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday retained the Vidisha Lok Sabha seat, elections to which were held on Monday. State Public Health Engineering Minister Rampal Singh emerged victorious, defeating his nearest Congress rival Rajshri Singh by about 85,000 votes, official sources in Bhopal said. Uma Bharati's...
  • Rajnath wants to contest from Vidisha October 28, 2006

    Vidisha/Raisen (MP): BJP President Rajnath Singh on Saturday announced his desire to contest next Lok Sabha elections from Vidisha constituency, saying the seat, where by-poll was slated on October 30, was ‘auspicious’. Vidisha constituency was auspicious as several of those getting elected from Vidisha to Lok Sabha went on to...
  • Uma gives BJP bypoll-ar disorder October 7, 2006

    New Delhi: Bhartiya Janashakti Party leader Uma Bharti could spoil the party for the BJP in Vidisha Lok Sabha bypoll as she reportedly weighing pros and cons for entering the fray herself. According to indications available with Congress, Uma was herself desirous of "coming to Delhi" via Vidisha to show her...