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Madhya Pradesh portfolio allocation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says delay in newly-formed Congress govt 'matter of concern'
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Madhya Pradesh portfolio allocation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says delay in newly-formed Congress govt 'matter of concern'

Talking to reporters at his residence, Chouhan said, "I extended my wishes to the new government, but it is a matter of concern the way formation of cabinet was delayed and now portfolio distribution is being delayed."

Madhya Pradesh cabinet to take oath today at Bhopal's Raj Bhavan, one or two Independents may also get berth, say sources
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Madhya Pradesh cabinet to take oath today at Bhopal's Raj Bhavan, one or two Independents may also get berth, say sources

Congress veteran Kamal Nath was sworn-in as Madhya Pradesh chief minister on 17 December, six days after his party posted a narrow victory over the BJP.

Kamal Nath wasted no time in getting down to business in Madhya Pradesh, but Digvijaya's help key in path ahead
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Kamal Nath wasted no time in getting down to business in Madhya Pradesh, but Digvijaya's help key in path ahead

So Digvijaya Singh's help will be invaluable, if not indispensable, for Kamal Nath, at least in the early days in the chief minister's office in Madhya Pradesh.

Assembly elections 2018: Lack of focus on women's issues, reduced spending on welfare angered female voters in MP, Rajasthan
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Assembly elections 2018: Lack of focus on women's issues, reduced spending on welfare angered female voters in MP, Rajasthan

Marginalisation of women can be seen in the dip in women's representation in the Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Congress won 8 of 39 Assembly polls under Rahul Gandhi; recent victories due to anti-incumbency, not strategy
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Congress won 8 of 39 Assembly polls under Rahul Gandhi; recent victories due to anti-incumbency, not strategy

Assembly Election Results 2018: There is also no clear trend in the rise of the fortunes of the Congress under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi, be it the victories in Punjab and Karnataka, the performance in Gujarat or the wins in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan this week

Shellacked in Assembly polls, Mayawati gets a timely lesson; hubris is no way to revive a sinking political career
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Shellacked in Assembly polls, Mayawati gets a timely lesson; hubris is no way to revive a sinking political career

Mayawati’s biggest setback has come in Chattisgarh where her gamble tying up with former Congress leader and chief minister Ajit Jogi has spectacularly failed.

MP BJP chief Rakesh Singh quits after party's defeat in Assembly polls; Amit Shah rejects resignation
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MP BJP chief Rakesh Singh quits after party's defeat in Assembly polls; Amit Shah rejects resignation

After BJP's loss to Congress in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Rakesh Singh, the president of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), tendered his resignation on Thursday. While giving his resignation, he took responsibility for the saffron party's defeat in the state Assembly polls.

From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls
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From Sachin Pilot's win in Rajasthan to Lal Thanhwala's defeat in Mizoram, key wins and losses in the state Assembly polls

As counting for the 2018 Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Mizoram and Chhattisgarh drew to a close on Tuesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saw significant losses in all the states

Shivraj Singh Chouhan sets example for others: 'BJP man of Vajpayee mould', says Twitter commending CM's graceful exit
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan sets example for others: 'BJP man of Vajpayee mould', says Twitter commending CM's graceful exit

From labelling Shivraj Singh Chouhan a "BJP stalwart in Vajpayee mould" to the "people's chief minister", Twitter and political pundits were all praise for him, and noted that he set the bar too high for even for his own party colleagues.

Who will be next Madhya Pradesh CM? Congress all set to decide between Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia
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Who will be next Madhya Pradesh CM? Congress all set to decide between Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia

The Congress returns to power in Madhya Pradesh after 15 long years having won 114 seats and enjoying the support of seven MLAs which include four Independents, two from the BSP and one Samajwadi Party candidate

NOTA outperforms AAP, SP, NCP in legislative Assembly elections: It's a trend that is catching on fast
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NOTA outperforms AAP, SP, NCP in legislative Assembly elections: It's a trend that is catching on fast

The NOTA or none of the above option was the sixth most popular choice in the recently-concluded Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections, after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). The situation was similar in other states — NOTA outperformed several political parties, including the AAP and Samajwadi Party, which contested the assembly polls in the five states.

Lamppost elections in Madhya Pradesh: Despite BJP's organisational machinery, voters chose minion over ruling titan
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Lamppost elections in Madhya Pradesh: Despite BJP's organisational machinery, voters chose minion over ruling titan

In Madhya Pradesh, where the BJP and the Sangh Parivar boast of running the most formidable organisational machinery, the BJP's loss is an instructive lesson in political history.

Mandsour Election Results 2018: BJP leads in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsour, Malhargarh, Suwasra, Garoth, Manasa, Neemuch and Jawad seats
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Mandsour Election Results 2018: BJP leads in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsour, Malhargarh, Suwasra, Garoth, Manasa, Neemuch and Jawad seats

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections was held in a single phase on 28 November amid heavy security. Here are details from the Jaora, Mandsour, Malhargarh, Suwasra, Garoth, Manasa, Neemuch, Jawad Vidhan Sabha seats.

Assembly Elections 2018: Congress trumps BJP in Hindi heartland, but that won't make road ahead easy for grand alliance
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Assembly Elections 2018: Congress trumps BJP in Hindi heartland, but that won't make road ahead easy for grand alliance

While it is ready to form the core of mahagathbandhan against Modi in 2019, Congress might find it difficult to gain acceptance among the constituents of a third front, many of whom consider a ‘strong Congress’ an anathema to a grand alliance.

Assembly Election Results 2018: As Congress takes lead in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, a look at key chief ministerial faces
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Assembly Election Results 2018: As Congress takes lead in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, a look at key chief ministerial faces

With early trends showing Congress leading in both Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, here are some of the likely candidates for the chief ministerial post, if Congress comes to power

Madhya Pradesh Election Results: BSP holds key in govt formation; Mayawati may pick Congress over BJP with eye on 2019
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Madhya Pradesh Election Results: BSP holds key in govt formation; Mayawati may pick Congress over BJP with eye on 2019

In the previous Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh held in 2013, the BSP’s vote share had declined significantly, as had the number of seats it won.

Madhya Pradesh Results 2018: Mayawati's BSP, Samajwadi Party, independents to play kingmakers in govt formation
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Madhya Pradesh Results 2018: Mayawati's BSP, Samajwadi Party, independents to play kingmakers in govt formation

As the Madhya Pradesh election results are coming in, Mayawati's BSP, the Gondwana Gantantra Party, Samajwadi party and independent candidates are likely to play kingmakers as state heads for hung Assembly.

Madhya Pradesh Election Results: Numerous factors worked against BJP, Congress as early trends show close contest
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Madhya Pradesh Election Results: Numerous factors worked against BJP, Congress as early trends show close contest

As both the Congress and the BJP vie for a win in the key state of Madhya Pradesh, there are factors favouring Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the BJP and the Opposition Congress.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Kamal Nath confident Congress will win 'more than 140 seats'
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Kamal Nath confident Congress will win 'more than 140 seats'

In Madhya Pradesh, the majority mark is 116 for the 230-seat Assembly. According to exit polls, both BJP and Congress are going neck and neck but falling short of a clear majority.

Madhya Pradesh's maverick Mamaji: A look back at Shivraj Singh Chouhan's politics and controversies
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Madhya Pradesh's maverick Mamaji: A look back at Shivraj Singh Chouhan's politics and controversies

Shivraj Singh Chouhan has established his image of being one among the masses, and that has worked in his favour so far, but would the dream run continue?