Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Voting begins in 28 Assembly seats; 12 ministers among candidates in the fray
Authorities have set up 250 flying squads, 173 surveillance teams and 293 police check-posts to ensure smooth polling, an official said
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Voting for 28 Assembly seats to begin today; 33,000 security personnel deployed
The last hour of voting will be for COVID-19 patients and people suspected to be suffering from the disease, state additional chief electoral officer Arun Tomar said
While the poll panel said its order was passed under the Model Code of Conduct and the matter was now infructuous, the apex court asked the EC's counsel how it could determine the party's leader. "It's their power, not the EC's power," the bench noted
However, Scindia immediately amended his sentence and appealed to people to vote for the 'kamal' (lotus) symbol of the saffron party
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
Twenty-eight seats in Madhya Pradesh will go for bypolls on 3 November for which canvassing is underway. The campaigning ends on 1 November
In its order, the EC referred to Nath's 'item' remark against BJP leader Imarti Devi and 'coconut' remark about Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and said Nath had "repeatedly" violated MCC
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
For the first time in the history of the state, as many as 28 Assembly seats are going to bypolls at one go, virtually giving the contest the status of a 'mini Assembly election'
BJP minister calls Congress candidate’s wife ‘mistress’, day after party's protest against Kamal Nath’s ‘item’ remark
Congress’ Vishwanath Singh Kunjam said he will file a defamation suit against Bisahulal Singh, the BJP candidate from Madhya Pradesh’s Anuppur for the 3 November Assembly bypolls
'Choose truth over lies': P Chidambaram quotes Joe Biden in appeal to voters ahead of Bihar election
Besides the three-phased Bihar Assembly polls starting 28 October, bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 56 Assembly seats spread across 12 states, including 28 in Madhya Pradesh, will be held on 3 and 7 November
Behind Sonia Gandhi's belligerence against Narendra Modi lay bid to reclaim Congress' leadership of Opposition
Sonia Gandhi, through her address at the India Today conclave, was trying to reclaim Congress's space and mantle of leadership among the Opposition.
Rahul Gandhi says BJP lost Madhya Pradesh bypolls due to 'arrogance and misrule', calls result 'victory of hope'
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the party's victory in the by-polls for the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh is a "defeat of arrogance and misrule"
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Jyotiraditya Scindia emerges as Congress' hope, as Shivraj misreads farmers' anger
The Kolaras and Mungaoli bypolls in Madhya Pradesh may have helped Congress find a young Turk in Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, who spearheaded the party’s election campaign against BJP
Madhya Pradesh bypoll results 2018: Congress retains Mungaoli, Kolaras Assembly seats in closely-contested elections
Congress retained both Kolaras and Mungaoli Assembly seats in the closely contestested Madhya Pradesh bypoll, which were touted to be a precursor to the upcoming state polls.
Madhya Pradesh Bypolls Result 2018: Congress wins both Mungaoli, and Kolaras; CM Shivraj says BJP gave good fight
The counting of votes for the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh is underway, an Election Commission official said.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Counting begins for Mungaoli, Kolaras Assembly seats amid heightened security
The counting of votes for the Mungaoli and Kolaras Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh is being held on Wednesday, an Election Commission official said