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Madhya Pradesh bypolls


Bypolls to 56 seats in 11 states see healthy voter turnout; reports of violence in Madhya Pradesh

November 03, 2020 8:44 pm

These elections are significant for both the ruling BJP as well as the Opposition parties, and are being seen by many as a litmus test for public approval of the record of the PM Modi government in its second term

In Imarti seat, Kamal Nath's remark ‘not issue’; voters flag dip in mandi rates, high power bills

October 31, 2020 1:52 am

Once considered a stronghold of Narottam Mishra, now state Home Minister, the constituency has 41 per cent OBC voters and 24 per cent SC voters.

MP BJP leader moves top court over HC curbs on bypoll rallies

October 24, 2020 1:24 am

Pradyuman Singh Tomar, contesting from Gwalior, contended that the October 20 order violates the right to organise election campaigns through physical gatherings as permitted bye-election rules and sought a stay on it.

Madhya Pradesh police file case after CM's roadshow breaks Covid-19 norms

October 20, 2020 11:55 am

During the roadshow, social distancing norms were not followed and many persons did not even wear masks for protection against the viral infection.

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Caste key factor in selection of first 15 Congress candidates

September 25, 2020 2:05 am

Among the 15 candidates announced by the party so far are four former BSP leaders, including former BSP state president Phul Singh Baraiya.

Voters will speak their mind in bypolls: Kamal Nath on defecting Congress MLAs

May 04, 2020 4:05 am

Responding to a question on his failure to anticipate the defections, Kamal Nath said he had decades of political experience, but ‘was never involved in the politics of deal-making’.

Madhya Pradesh: Voting begins for Jhabua Assembly bypoll

October 21, 2019 9:03 am

The main contestants for the bypoll are senior Congress leader Kantilal Bhuria and BJP's Bhanu Bhuria, who is making his electoral debut.

Three poll officers get notice for ‘lapses’ in MP bypoll voter lists

June 05, 2018 6:13 am

An ERO is responsible for preparing the electoral roll for an Assembly seat and, usually, the area sub-divisional magistrate or additional district magistrate acts as the ERO for a constituency.

Madhya Pradesh, Odisha bypolls: 70-77 per cent voting recorded for Assembly seats

February 24, 2018 9:50 pm

The outcome of the bye-elections would be watched keenly ahead of Assembly elections in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh due later this year. BJD-ruled Odisha will go to polls next year.

Madhya Pradesh bye-elections: Over 70 per cent voting in two Assembly seats

February 28, 2018 8:55 am

Outcome of the two by-elections would be watched keenly as a possible pointer to people's mood ahead of the Assembly elections in the BJP-ruled state, due later this year.