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Milind Ghatwai

Articles By Milind Ghatwai

2016 SIMI jailbreak fallout: Shivraj Chouhan takes on Congress MLA who wants rules relaxed

In the intervening night of October 31-November 1, 2016, eight SIMI members had allegedly escaped from the facility after killing a head constable.

BJP divided over demand for special session of Madhya Pradesh House

Former chief minister and BJP vice-president Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday claimed that the party did not demand a floor test but only a discussion on important issues.

More than 10 MLAs offered money, posts by BJP: Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath

In the 230-member Assembly, the Congress has 114 MLAs, while the BJP has 109. Nath said the legislators were offered an amount ranging from Rs 10 to Rs 25 crore each by the Opposition party.

Exit poll high: BJP asks for House session in Madhya Pradesh to turn heat on Congress

In the 230-member Assembly, the Congress has 114 MLAs and enjoys the support of two BSP, one SP and four Independent legislators. The BJP has 109 members, including MLA Gumansingh Damor, who contested the Lok Sabha polls from Ratlam-Jhabua constituency.

BJP Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur takes silence vow for ‘hurting patriot sentiments’

An exit poll for Bhopal seat done by a Hindi TV channel has projected Thakur’s victory over the Congress’s Digvijaya Singh.

In Ratlam, BJP hopes MLA will regain seat in Congress bastion

A senior RSS functionary says Ratlam-Jhabua was a Congress bastion for decades, but a massive convention of Hindus, organised by the RSS, VHP and Vanvasi Kalyan Parishad in 2001 gave the BJP a foothold.

Madhya Pradesh: You vote for Lotus, you are pressing trigger to kill terrorists, says PM Modi

Modi said his optimism is a result of the BJP’s stand on nationalism, development and antyodaya (benefits reaching the last person in the society), and its resolve to end terrorism and Left-wing extremism.

Sunil Joshi Murder case: May start probe again, says MP minister

The murder was first investigated by the Madhya Pradesh Police and later by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). After a protracted trial in the Dewas sessions Court and the NIA court in Bhopal, the trial was shifted back to the Dewas court, which acquitted all the accused in early 2017.

Godse is, was, will remain deshbhakt: Pragya, accused of terror, defines patriotism

Later at night, Pragya Thakur released a video statement apologising for her “personal remark”. “I respect Mahatma Gandhi, his contribution to the country cannot be forgotten. If my statement has hurt anyone, I apologise for it,” she said.

Congress’ Dewas candidate sings his way to booth

But the folk singer continues to draw attention for his melodious voice and simple appeal. When he spoke and sang at a rally in Shujalpur, Congress president Rahul Gandhi shot a video and shared it on his social media accounts.

Pragya Thakur campaigns for former judge in Dewas

Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya Thakur hit the campaign trail for Solanki, who resigned recently as a civil judge (class I).

Madhya Pradesh’ 8 seats up in the air, Congress loan waiver scheme faces first poll test in Mandsaur

Both the BJP and Congress have fielded new faces in these constituencies. While the former has dropped five of its sitting MPs, the latter has renominated sitting MP and former Union minister Kantilal Bhuria from Ratlam.

Won’t speak ill of PM’s parents as I’m not with BJP, RSS: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader said his party had defeated the BJP in the recent Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan “with love”, and will also do so in the general elections.

Madhya Pradesh lecturer predicts BJP win in polls, suspended

Musalgaonkar, 55, Head of the Department of Sanskrit-Ved-Jyotirvigyan, told The Indian Express that astrology is a science of possibilities and he made the prediction in response to a query by a student.

Tapasya rids one of arrogance, didn’t work for Modi: Priyanka Gandhi

Priyanka Gandhi took potshots at Narendra Modi on her first political visit to Madhya Pradesh, calling him a tapasvi (ascetic) whose arrogance is intact despite performing tapasya for decades.

Why is naamdaar pretending to reprimand mentor: Modi in Punjab

On May 9, Sam Pitroda had said “hua to hua (it happened, so what?)” when asked about the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

PM Modi: Congress to face consequence of staining saffron with terror

Modi was addressing a rally in Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa even as voting was on in Bhopal, from where the BJP has fielded Malegaon blast accused Pragya Thakur.

More you hate me, more I will hug you: Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi

Rahul Gandhi said the PM attacks his father, grandmother, great-grandfather and speaks “with hatred and anger. But I give him a bear hug with love. You are the PM, the whole country is behind you, get rid of hatred. It will only benefit you.”

As BJP, Congress spar over loan waiver, farmers weigh their vote options in MP

In response to Chouhan’s taunt, the Kamal Nath-led Congress government, which claims to have waived loans of more than 21 lakh farmers, recently sent paper bundles with lists of beneficiaries to the former chief minister’s residence.

MP’s Vidisha: BJP faces infighting in stronghold of three decades, Congress upbeat

Although the BJP won six of eight seats that make up Vidisha parliamentary constituency in the recent Assembly elections, it suffered a reversal in Vidisha Assembly seat, a citadel it had held for more than four decades.