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AAP strolls to win as BJP's polarisation bid fails; voters bucking national trend yet again should make saffron party introspect
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AAP strolls to win as BJP's polarisation bid fails; voters bucking national trend yet again should make saffron party introspect

The Delhi election throws up several conclusions. For one, it reinforces an electoral trend that has seen voters buck the national trend and vice-versa

Madhya Pradesh polls: Factionalism in Congress thing of past, says Jyotiraditya Scindia, lauds party's 'united front' against BJP
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Madhya Pradesh polls: Factionalism in Congress thing of past, says Jyotiraditya Scindia, lauds party's 'united front' against BJP

Asserting that factionalism in the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Congress party is a "thing of the past", senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said Sunday the entire state leadership worked as a "united front" during the Assembly polls in a bid to dislodge the BJP government

Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Congress moves EC seeking probe into unclaimed blank postal ballots
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Congress moves EC seeking probe into unclaimed blank postal ballots

"The postal ballots found at Home Guards office should have been delivered to service voters, who are posted outside. It appears that they had not been given to the jawans. This should be investigated," MP Congress Election Affairs Wing in-charge JP Dhanopia said.

In Madhya Pradesh, Congress may sink for ignoring Patidars over ticket distribution as community shifts loyalty to BJP
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In Madhya Pradesh, Congress may sink for ignoring Patidars over ticket distribution as community shifts loyalty to BJP

After the final list of candidates was declared for the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha election 2018, Patidars swore allegiance to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

High turnout in Madhya Pradesh polls doesn't indicate anti-incumbency or pro-Opposition trend, other factors matter
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High turnout in Madhya Pradesh polls doesn't indicate anti-incumbency or pro-Opposition trend, other factors matter

The record voter turnout in this election in Madhya Pradesh could be the result of various other factors such as the anti-incumbency factor, introduction of new voters, mobilisation of voters, high-decibel campaigning, the role of the Election Commission and a renewed strategy of the Congress.

Lessons from Madhya Pradesh, Telangana elections on what works, what doesn't in solving India's water crisis
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Lessons from Madhya Pradesh, Telangana elections on what works, what doesn't in solving India's water crisis

Can India’s water crisis be conquered? Yes, it can. Israel, that receives far less rain than we do, grows mangoes in its desert, showing water supply is clearly not the problem. Lack of water management is.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Of frogs, scales and why (upper) caste equations may not worry Shivraj Singh Chouhan
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Of frogs, scales and why (upper) caste equations may not worry Shivraj Singh Chouhan

What makes Shivraj Singh Chouhan's task a bit easier is the clear distinction between the BJP and the Congress: while the former is firing on all cylinders, the latter is awaiting a windfall

MP election 2018: High turnout in Assembly polls amid EVM snags perfectly captures paradox of Hindi heartland
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MP election 2018: High turnout in Assembly polls amid EVM snags perfectly captures paradox of Hindi heartland

Though voting is conducted electronically, hundreds of electors returned after waiting for hours, when Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) malfunctioned.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: Defective EVMs send voters packing without casting ballot; EC replaces 250, many still to go
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: Defective EVMs send voters packing without casting ballot; EC replaces 250, many still to go

Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) were first deployed by the Election Commission of India in 1999 during Goa Assembly elections. Two decades later, every time India votes, it still somehow begins with complaints related to faulty or malfunctioning EVMs which leads to loss of crucial voting hours.

Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh: PM says Congress dragging his parents into politics at Rahul Gandhi's behest
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Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh: PM says Congress dragging his parents into politics at Rahul Gandhi's behest

Congress leaders have kicked up a controversy by first comparing the falling rupee to the advanced age of Narendra Modi's mother and then saying his father was not someone illustrious.

BJP MLA Dilip Shekhawat greeted with garland of shoes in Madhya Pradesh's Nagada
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BJP MLA Dilip Shekhawat greeted with garland of shoes in Madhya Pradesh's Nagada

In a video of the incident, a man can be seen greeting BJP MLA DIlip Shekhawat with a garland of shoes in Madhya Pradesh's Nagada.

BJP Madhya Pradesh election in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan confident of party's win, unperturbed by anti-incumbency sentiments
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BJP Madhya Pradesh election in-charge Dharmendra Pradhan confident of party's win, unperturbed by anti-incumbency sentiments

Dharmendra Pradhan, the BJP's Madhya Pradesh election in-charge, said the party wasn't worried about any anti-incumbency sentiments in Madhya Pradesh.

After repeated 'chowkidar chor hai' jibes, Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh says Congress, its 'naamdar' hurling abuses at him
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After repeated 'chowkidar chor hai' jibes, Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh says Congress, its 'naamdar' hurling abuses at him

During election rallies, Rahul Gandhi has repeatedly said "chowkidar chor hai" — a jibe at Narendra Modi over the alleged scam in the Rafale fighter jet deal.

BJP's star campaigners Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Madhya Pradesh today; Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Bundelkhand, Deori
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BJP's star campaigners Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Madhya Pradesh today; Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Bundelkhand, Deori

With elections for the 230-member Madhya Pradesh Assembly a few days away, senior BJP and Congress leaders will soon start making beeline for votes. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, are a few of the prominent faces, who are going to travel to the poll-bound state on Friday to address political rallies.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly election: BJP expels 53 rebel leaders, including Sartaj Singh, Narendra Khushwaha for 'indiscipline' ahead of polls
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly election: BJP expels 53 rebel leaders, including Sartaj Singh, Narendra Khushwaha for 'indiscipline' ahead of polls

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh expelled 53 rebel leaders from the party for "indiscipline" on Thursday.

Congress' Madhya Pradesh manifesto is an egregious violation of party's position on nation's secular fabric
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Congress' Madhya Pradesh manifesto is an egregious violation of party's position on nation's secular fabric

The Congress has embarked upon a perilous path on its way to a sort of possible way to power in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh polls 2018: Congress field's Arun Yadav, ex-dy CM in Digvijaya Singh's cabinet, against Shivraj Singh Chouhan
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Madhya Pradesh polls 2018: Congress field's Arun Yadav, ex-dy CM in Digvijaya Singh's cabinet, against Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Congress has decided to field former Union minister Arun Yadav against Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

In Indore district, BJP is engaged in caste arithmetic to engineer favourable sentiments across nine seats
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In Indore district, BJP is engaged in caste arithmetic to engineer favourable sentiments across nine seats

The challenge for the BJP ahead of the Madhya Pradesh elections is evident. It is going to be tough to accommodate leaders of all castes in Indore district's nine seats, all while ensuring that no rebel candidate surfaces.

Devi Singh Patel, BJP candidate for Rajpur constituency in Madhya Pradesh polls, passes away after cardiac arrest
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Devi Singh Patel, BJP candidate for Rajpur constituency in Madhya Pradesh polls, passes away after cardiac arrest

According to Soni, doctors said Patel suffered a cardiac arrest. The BJP had nominated Patel from the Rajpur (ST) seat in the first list of candidates announced on 2 November. Madhya Pradesh will have a single phase polling on 28 November.

Daily Bulletin: Shashi Tharoor calls PM Narendra Modi 'hero on white stallion'; security heightened at Sabarimala; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Shashi Tharoor calls PM Narendra Modi 'hero on white stallion'; security heightened at Sabarimala; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Florida police identify the Florida yoga studio shooter as Scott Paul Beierle; Asia Bibi's husband calls for her protection in jail; Shashi Tharoor says Narendra Modi a "hero on a white stallion with an upraised sword in his hand"; and more