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29-May-2019 Bhopal

IMT land cancellation politically motivated : Kamal Nath

Reacting to the cancellation of land allocation to the Ghaziabad-based Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday dubbed the matter as "politically motivated".Replying to a query about the land allocation to...

24-May-2019 Bhopal

Violent ideology of Gandhi's killer has won : Digvijaya Singh

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, who contested and lost the Lok Sabha poll from Bhopal to Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, on Friday said that the violent ideology of Mahatma Gandhi's killer had won in these elections.Speaking to reporters here, Singh...

24-May-2019 Bhopal

Modi's vision is Rashtra Dharma : Pragya Thakur

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, who has won the Bhopal parliamentary seat on a BJP ticket, on Friday termed the massive mandate to her party in the Lok Sabha elections as "a victory of Rashtra dharma", which she said was a vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Thakur,...

22-May-2019 Bhopal

Farm loan waiver in MP will resume once poll code ends : Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has replied to former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's accusations of the Congress not fulfilling its loan waiver promises made to the farmers of the state and said that loans of 21 lakh farmers had been waived...

21-May-2019 Bhopal

Not seen a film or TV show in 30 years : Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who on Tuesday mocked exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections as  "entertainment polls", said he was far removed from the "leisure of any such...

21-May-2019 Bhopal

Power play: MP Congress alleges BJP 'luring' MLAs with money

Charges and counter-charges flew thick and fast over the BJP's alleged attempt to pull down the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh. The row gathered momentum on  Tuesday with the Chief Minister himself claiming that the BJP was trying to lure the ruling...

10-May-2019 Bhopal

Talks with Maoists if they drop weapons : Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday said that talks can be held with Maoists if they respect the Indian Constitution and give up their weapons.Speaking to the  media while campaigning for Congress candidate from Bhopal Digvijay Singh, Baghel...

08-May-2019 Bhopal

No one has copyright on saffron: Digvijaya Singh

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday said that no one has the copyright on saffron after the sadhus, who took out a roadshow here in support of Singh, were seen holding saffron flags along with the Congress' flags.A group of sadhus,...

06-May-2019 Bhopal

Sadhvi Pragya a terror, murder accused : Swara Bhaskar

Actor Swara Bhaskar on Monday hit out against the BJP for fielding "terror and murder case accused" Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur as its candidate from the Bhopal Lok Sabha consituency."What Pragya Thakur represents in the election is harmful. She is a mix of...

05-May-2019 Bhopal

In Khajuraho, it's 'daughter-in-law' vs 'son-in-law'

The fight in Madhya Pradesh's Khajuraho parliamentary constituency is between the "son-in-law" and "daughter-in-law" as the rival parties, rather than focusing on critical issues  for the area, are wooing voters through emotional appeal.The Congress...

05-May-2019 Bhopal

It's criminal versus Digvijaya in Bhopal: Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, here on Sunday, dubbed the election to the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh as a contest between "a criminal and  Digvijaya Singh".Baghel was in the MP capital to campaign for Congress candidate Singh. During...

24-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Identify BJP's destructive development: Digvijaya Singh

Veteran Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday accused the BJP of weakening the institutions that give strength to democracy and appealed to the people to identify the  BJP's destructive development."The institutions that protect and strengthen democracy...

23-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi calls Amit Shah 'murder accused', stirs row

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday sparked a political controversy by referring to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) counterpart Amit Shah as a "murder accused" during an election rally in Jabalpur.The Congress President also took a dig at Shah's son Jay...

22-Apr-2019 Bhopal

CPI extends support to Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal

Announcing its support to Congress candidate and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday announced it will not field its candidate from Bhopal for the Lok Sabha elections.CPI state Secretary Arvind Srivastava...

21-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Proud of Babri Masjid demolition: Pragya Thakur

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Bhopal parliamentary consituency in Madhya Pradesh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur said on Sunday that she takes pride in the demolition of the Babri Masjid."We do not regret but are proud of demolishing the Babri Masjid. We...

19-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Hemant Karkare died because of my curse : Sadhvi Pragya

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on Friday sparked off a controversy by saying that Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare, who lost his life in the 26/11 attack, had died to "her curse".The statement...

18-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Squall death toll rises to 22 in Madhya Pradesh

The squall death toll in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday increased to 22. Thunderstorm, hail and dust-storm had lashed the state on Tuesday night.The toll has reached four in Dhar, three each in Indore and Shazapur, two each in Ratlam, Sihor, Khargone and one...

17-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Kailash Vijayvargiya says no to LS elections

Bharatiya Janata Party national General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, who was considered a strong contender from the Indore parliamentary constituency in Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday said he will not contest the Lok Sabha elections."People of Indore, activists...

14-Apr-2019 Bhopal

My part in defeating Digvijaya already done: Uma Bharti

BJP leader and Union Minister Uma Bharti, whose name has been mentioned as a probable against senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal, on Sunday said she had already done her part in dislodging him from power and now the city's people would defeat...

12-Apr-2019 Bhopal

BJP mulls Sadhvi Pragya or Uma Bharti against Digvijaya

Bhopal may need to brace for a heavy dose of polarisation if RSS has its way in the selection of a challenger for Digvijaya Singh in the Lok Sabha elections. Hardliners Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and Union Minister and former chief minister Uma Bharti are among...

02-Apr-2019 Bhopal

Close call between Congress, BJP in Mandsaur

The death of six farmers in police firing in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur in 2017 had given farmers across the country a platform to vent their anger that had been brewing over farm distress, and leading to a series of nation-wide protests.Nearly two years...

29-Mar-2019 Bhopal

Govinda meets Kamal Nath, sparks speculation

Actor and former Congress MP Govinda on Friday met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath at the Secretariat here, triggering speculation in political circles.Govinda said he was in Bhopal on personal work and wanted to greet his former colleague. The Congress...

27-Mar-2019 Bhopal

PM not admitting Pulwama intel failure : Digvijaya Singh

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday blamed the Pulwama attack on the government's intelligence failure and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no explanation for it and his party was instead busy fanning Hindu-Muslim tensions.Singh,...

27-Mar-2019 Bhopal

BJP busy fanning Hindu-Muslim tension : Digvijaya Singh

Calling the Pulwama attack an intelligence failure, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh said, here on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had no explanation for it and his party was instead busy inciting Hindu-Muslim tensions.Singh, Congress...

23-Mar-2019 Bhopal

Congress move to field Digvijaya hints at tough fight

Indicative of a tough fight, the Congress has decided to field former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister from the Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, it was announced here on Saturday. Bhopal is one of the four seats the party has not been able to wrest from the BJP for...

23-Mar-2019 Bhopal

Digvijaya Singh is Congress LS candidate from Bhopal

Ending speculation, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday announced that former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from the Bhopal constituency on the Congress ticket."The central election campaign committee...

08-Mar-2019 Bhopal

83 promises met in 76 days of Congress rule in MP : Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said that in the 76 days of the Congress government in the state, 83 promises made in the election manifesto have been fulfilled.He was presenting the report card of the newly-elected Congress government...

07-Mar-2019 Bhopal

Salman Khan to promote MP tourism : Kamal Nath

Some five years back, Salman Khan was known to be a huge fan of Prime Minister Narendra Modi -- he had done some kite-flying in 2014 along with the then BJP's prime ministerial candidate in Ahmedebad during a festival. On Thursday, however, Congress in Madhya...

03-Mar-2019 Bhopal

BJP takes on Digvijaya Singh for seeking proof of IAF strike

Senior Congress leader Divijaya Singh's demand to release evidences of IAF air strike drew a sharp criticism from the opposition parties in Madhya Pradesh, especially from the Bharatiya Janata Party, here on Sunday.The former MP Chief Minister on Saturday had...

21-Feb-2019 Bhopal

MP farmers to be debt-free in 15 days: Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said loans of 25-30 lakh farmers in the state will be completely waived off in another 15 days.Responding to queries on farm loan waiver issue from the opposition benches in the Assembly, he assured the House...

10-Feb-2019 Bhopal

Bhavantar was launched only to launder money : Kamal Nath

From a powerful Cabinet Minister and Congress General Secretary who managed key states and allies, Kamal Nath has migrated seamlessly to Bhopal, the power centre of Madhya Pradesh. Well versed in the art of real politik, the state's 18th Chief Minister has...

30-Jan-2019 Bhopal

Kamal Nath smells Rs 3,000-cr scam in farm debt, orders inquiry

A fortnight after launching Rs 50,000 crore farm debt waiver scheme named as 'Jai Kishan Rin Maafi Yojana' in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday claimed over Rs 3,000 crore farm debt scam had come to light during the process...

14-Jan-2019 Bhopal

4 die in MP truck accident

At least four people were killed early on Monday when a speeding truck hit the convoy of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker in Balaghat district, police said.The accident took place just after midnight when Deputy Speaker Hina Kawre was returning...

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