Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: Rural voters hold the key

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Elections 2018: Rural voters hold the key

Shivraj Singh Chouhan faces his biggest test yet as discontent with the State government rises among farmers Livelihood and opportunity: these are the buzz words of the Madhya Pradeshelections this time. There is a palpable anti-incumbency mood among farmers across large swathes of the State, which makes this election more challenging …

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I have had my innings as Chief Minister: Digvijaya Singh

I have had my innings as Chief Minister: Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader says the party is coming back to power in M.P., and there is no need to name a leader for the top post Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh says the Congress will return to power in the State, but rules out his candidature for the post of Chief …

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It’s faith versus tribal identity in western Madhya Pradesh

It’s faith versus tribal identity in western Madhya Pradesh

The Church and the RSS vie for Bhils’ faith; JAYS eyes political autonomy. The Catholic Mission School, the most reputed educational institution in this small town dominated by the Bhil tribe in western Madhya Pradesh, stands adjacent to the bus stand, named after freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad. Behind the school and the …

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Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: Will farm rage singe BJP?

Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: Will farm rage singe BJP?

Across villages in Malwa, M.P., farmers are an unhappy lot Pipliya Mandi, a small, thinly populated village between Mandsaur and Neemuch in Madhya Pradesh, grabbed headlines last year as the epicentre of a farmers’ agitation that led to police firing claiming six lives. The memories are still fresh. And the …

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Anti-quota group to contest M.P. polls

Anti-quota group to contest M.P. polls

We will soon announce our candidates, says SAPAKS Party president Hiralal Trivedi SAPAKS, an anti-reservation organisation in Madhya Pradesh, announced on Tuesday that it is entering electoral politics and would contest all the 230 Assembly seats in the year-end elections in the State. Former IAS officer and patron of SAPAKS, Hiralal Trivedi, …

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Law university students in Raipur to go on hunger strike from today

Law university students in Raipur to go on hunger strike from today

The administration of Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur, on Sunday announced that the varsity would be closed sine die if the students go ahead with their campus-wide hunger strike on Monday. “The university appeals to all the students to call off the protest immediately and resume their classes from …

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