Collectors of Guna, Gwalior districts among five to be transferred by Madhya Pradesh govt amid political crisis
In the midst of ongoing political drama in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress government on Wednesday changed the collectors in five districts, including those of Jyotiraditya Scindia’s home turfs, Guna and Gwalior.
Heavy rains lash several parts of Madhya Pradesh; 11 districts declare holiday as IMD predicts more heavy showers
Heavy rains lashed several parts of Madhya Pradesh's capital city of Bhopal, leading to waterlogging in many parts of the city.
BJP MLA from MP's Ganj Basoda alerts police about letter threatening Amit Shah; security tightened in area
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Dharmendra Pradhan calls 'fake' National Herald article on Narendra Modi's rallies Congress' 'failed attempt to spread lies'
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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.
Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha election: Modi, Rahul battle it out as BJP, Congress target each other's strongholds
With less than a week to go for the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha elections, political heavyweights, including Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, have reached the state.
'Not retiring from politics,' Sushma Swaraj, clarifies on Twitter, but won't contest Lok Sabha polls for health reasons
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Four people were charred to death after two cars went up in flames following a collision near Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Monday
Twenty-four newborns die in Madhya Pradesh district hospital in Vidisha adding to spate of infant deaths
A hospital in Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh has reported death of 24 newborns, adding to the recent spate of infant deaths that took place in different parts of the country.
A person was detained in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday for forwarding an "objectionable" message on social media regarding farmer deaths in Mandsaur.
One more debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh, taking the number of cultivator deaths in the state to 12 in the last 10 days
Nobel Peace Prize Kailash Satyarthi on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who congratulated him warmly on winning the award.
His work spoke loud enough for him to get a Nobel Peace Prize. But governments in Kailash Satyarthi’s home state, Madhya Pradesh failed to recognise him.
Some of the prominent women winners are Congress president Sonia Gandhi from Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, Leader of Opposition in the outgoing Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj from Vidisha in Madhya Pradesh and actor Kirron Kher from Chandigarh.
Talking to the media Swaraj said that the party was waiting for the results before making any decisions on the composition of the government.
Efforts are on to persuade people to exercise their right to franchise by concerned officials but they are not relenting, chief election officer said.
There are 12 candidates in fray but the main contest is between Swaraj and Laxman Singh.
The 2009 Lok Sabha poll was a cakewalk for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj as the nomination of her Congress rival Rajkumar Patel was cancelled at the eleventh hour in Vidisha constituency but retaining that kind of victory margin is a major challenge before her this time.
Though the Congress holds a 6-4 advantage in the Malwa-Nimar belt it remains an underdog as the BJP displays extra sense of purpose in the fight.
Accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife Sadhna, Swaraj submitted her papers to the Raisen District Electoral Officer.