Madya Pradesh Assembly passes anti-conversion bill by voice vote; hefty fines, 10 years imprisonment for offenders
The bill replaced the ordinance that was promulgated in Jan 2021. The state govt said 23 cases were registered under the ordinance within a month of implementation
The Assembly's Principal Secretary AP Singh said the decision was taken at an all-party meeting at Bhopal. Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma earlier said that 61 employees and officials of the Assembly secretariat have tested positive
Senior lawyer Vivek Tankha said that the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister has challenged the EC's decision on various grounds and an urgent hearing on his plea would be sought
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: BJP worsened situation in last 7 months, Congress will return to power, says Kamal Nath
To return to power, the Congress has to win all 28 seats going to polls on 3 Nov, while ruling BJP needs nine seats to reach the majority mark of 116 in the 230-strong House
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: EC says Kamal Nath's 'item' remark against BJP's Imarti Devi violated poll advisory
The EC advised the Congress leader and former chief minister not to use such terms in public during the period of the Model Code of Conduct
A bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar asked the EC to take an "appropriate decision" with regard to political rallies as per law and COVID-19 guidelines
The report added that 11 percent of the total 355 candidates have declared serious criminal cases, which are non-bailable offences with over five years of imprisonment
Lodhi represented Damoh seat in the state Assembly. There are speculations that one more Congress MLA may quit the party
Madhya Pradesh Congress seeks removal of 14 non-MLA ministers for 'misusing' power; 28 seats go to bypolls on 3 Nov
The 14, who resigned from the Congress and their Assembly membership earlier this year and joined the BJP, are contesting the upcoming by-elections in the state
The Mayawati-led party currently has two MLAs in the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Voting on the 28 seats in the state Assembly will take place on 3 November
Sumitra Devi Kasdekar, who represents Nepanagar in Burhanpur district, submitted her resignation in person to pro-tem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma
Kamal Nath to be Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly; Monsoon Session to begin from 20 July
Nath had to resign as chief minister in March after the Congress govt lost majority with the exit of 22 MLAs who joined BJP with Jyotiraditya Scindia.
'Even coronavirus won't save Kamal Nath govt', says Shivraj Singh Chouhan as Madhya Pradesh governor calls for floor test on Tuesday
Madhya Pradesh governor Lalji Tandon on Monday gave the Kamal Nath state government an ultimatum demanding that it prove its majority in a floor test on Tuesday.
Madhya Pradesh Assembly session suspended till 26 March amid coronavirus outbreak; BJP files plea in SC seeking floor test within 48 hours
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and state BJP chief Shivraj Singh Chouhan filed a petition in the Supreme Court demanding a floor test in the Assembly within 48 hours, soon after the House was adjourned till 26 March amid the coronavirus epidemic
Madhya Pradesh Government Updates: Assembly adjourned till 26 March; undemocratic to hold floor test with Congress MLAs missing, says Kamal Nath
Madhya Pradesh Government Updates: Congress leader Jitu Patawari alleged that the 16 missing MLAs have been kidnapped. 'Narendra Modi has discovered a model to kill the democracy - abduct and lure MLAs, keep them in police custody, record and make their videos viral and then demand a floor test,' Patwari said
22 rebel Congress MLAs set to appear before Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker today; expected to clarify whether they quit voluntarily or 'under pressure'
Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati has issued notices to 22 Congress MLAs who have resigned, asking them to appear before him by Friday and clarify whether they have quit voluntarily or under pressure.
Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis Updates: Jyotiraditya Scindia likely to be inducted into BJP on 12 March, say reports; Congress loses 22 MLAs
Madhya Pradesh Political Crisis LIVE Updates: BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain said that soon the Congress will only have two leaders, Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, after former party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia tendered his resignation on Tuesday.
The resignation of Jyotiraditya Scindia and 22 MLAs from Congress on Holi day goes beyond Madhya Pradesh, which itself is important for both the BJP and the Congress
Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress: Ashok Gehlot accuses Madhya Pradesh leader of betraying popular trust and ideology
Ashok Gehlot landed in Delhi on Monday night to make last-minute efforts to save the Madhya Pradesh government of the Congress.
'Jyotiraditya Scindia was Maharaja, now he is mafia?': Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams Congress over 'double standards' on its former leader
Earlier, Jyotiraditya Scindia had resigned from the Congress stating that 'it is time to move on.'