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BJP MLA Sharma appointed Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly
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BJP MLA Sharma appointed Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly

Senior BJP legislator Sitasharan Sharma was today unanimously elected as the Speaker of Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

Rahul-Priyanka won't pose threat to Narendra Modi: Shivraj Chouhan
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Rahul-Priyanka won't pose threat to Narendra Modi: Shivraj Chouhan

"There is no challenge. The people of the country have made up their mind and this has become clear in many programmes being organised (for Modi) in the country," Shivraj Chouhan said.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress didn't get a single vote in 17 districts
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Madhya Pradesh: Congress didn't get a single vote in 17 districts

The extent of the Congress' rout in Madhya Pradesh, where ruling BJP under Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan cruised to power in third consecutive victory in Assembly polls, was such that the opposition party drew a blank in 17 districts of the state. BJP bagged 165 seats, dashing Congress' hopes of wresting back power in the country's second largest state where it ended up with a tally of 58, after a decade.

Madhya Pradesh poll: 1.9% voters use NOTA option
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Madhya Pradesh poll: 1.9% voters use NOTA option

A total of 6,43,144 voters exercised NOTA option, including 2,633 on postal ballots, sources in the state chief electoral office said.

Madhya Pradesh: BJP pays small price for graft charges, pips Congress
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Madhya Pradesh: BJP pays small price for graft charges, pips Congress

The final tally in a House of 230 is 165-58 for the BJP and the Congress while the others share seven seats.

Photos: Smiles all round as Shivraj Singh Chouhan leads BJP to power in MP
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Photos: Smiles all round as Shivraj Singh Chouhan leads BJP to power in MP

The BJP was in a celebratory mood after Shivraj Singh Chouhan led the party to its third consecutive term in power in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh election result: BJP retains power with 165 seats
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Madhya Pradesh election result: BJP retains power with 165 seats

With 72 percent voter turnout the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh hopes it will script a hat-trick in the Assembly polls amid a "pro-incumbency" wave across the state. Follow this blog for the latest updates this counting day.

Delhi, MP, Rajasthan results: Time for Cong to make panic calls to ex-allies?
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Delhi, MP, Rajasthan results: Time for Cong to make panic calls to ex-allies?

Regional parties might change the nature of the polls in general elections, but even then the Congress is in trouble.

MP election: Shivraj Chouhan's 'son of soil' image proves to be winner
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MP election: Shivraj Chouhan's 'son of soil' image proves to be winner

A carefully cultivated image of family man coupled with simplicity, Shivraj Singh Chouhan led the BJP campaign presenting himself as one among the people promising further development to score an impressive hattrick in Madhya Pradesh assembly election.

Chouhan equals Modi in BJP's hat-trick club, well almost
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Chouhan equals Modi in BJP's hat-trick club, well almost

The Congress lost power in 2003 after a decade-long rule of Digvijaya Singh did not inspire the voters to reinstate it.

BJP's resounding victory in MP will revive Modi Vs Chouhan rivalry
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BJP's resounding victory in MP will revive Modi Vs Chouhan rivalry

Chouhan now set to become a three-term CM, just like Modi. In addition, he has the softer image as a leader who believes in pluralism.

Poll eve: Will Madhya Pradesh turn out to be a very close race?
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Poll eve: Will Madhya Pradesh turn out to be a very close race?

The BJP leaders exude confidence but refrain to talk about the surveys projecting a comprehensive win for the party.

 Assembly poll verdict in four states on Sunday
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Assembly poll verdict in four states on Sunday

With Narendra Modi spearheading the BJP campaign after his nomination as the party's prime ministerial candidate, all eyes will be on how the party performs in the current round of elections.

Why a Congress defeat in assembly polls spells doom for 2014
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Why a Congress defeat in assembly polls spells doom for 2014

The final results is likely to throw a situation where the Congress may have a tough time explaining fall of party vice president and supposed youth icon Rahul Gandhi both as a leader and also as an organiser.

Exit polls live: BJP ready to rule Delhi, AAP says no alliance
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Exit polls live: BJP ready to rule Delhi, AAP says no alliance

We take a look at the CNN IBN exit polls results and try figuring out what the future holds for the big political players in the country.

MP polls: BJP says pro-incumbency wave will give them mandate
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MP polls: BJP says pro-incumbency wave will give them mandate

Political experts generally point towards an anti-incumbency factor in an election having a higher polling percentage but the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh hopes it will script a hat-trick in the Assembly polls amid a "pro-incumbency" wave across the state.

The real lesson of assembly exit polls: Rahul's a political dud
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The real lesson of assembly exit polls: Rahul's a political dud

We don't have to wait for 2014 for the verdict. The assembly elections have already proved that Rahul Gandhi is a failed politician.

MP: Rise of Scindia came too late to unseat Chouhan, says exit poll
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MP: Rise of Scindia came too late to unseat Chouhan, says exit poll

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's popularity has pulled the BJP across the finish line in Madhya Pradesh, with the party set to win 41 percent of the popular vote, according to an exit poll survey by CNN-IBN and The Week.

MP polls: 2-6% vote difference determines who forms govt
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MP polls: 2-6% vote difference determines who forms govt

Barring two elections, the difference in votes polled by the Congress and BJP in Madhya Pradesh has traditionally been between just 2 to 6 percent.

Madhya Pradesh: EC orders re-polling in 6 booths due to 'irregularities'
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Madhya Pradesh: EC orders re-polling in 6 booths due to 'irregularities'

Following reports of voting irregularities and other complaints, the Commission ordered re-polling to be conducted at six polling stations in five constituencies. The repolling will be done tomorrow.