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  • MP Assembly Elections 2018: Scindia land set for a photo-finish?

    SC/ST Act issue major poll plank in Gwalior, Chambal Will BJP, which won 20 out of 34 assembly seats in Gwalior-Chambal region in last assembly elections, be able to repeat or better its performance this time around? Doesn’t appear so, given the change in politics of this region in last one year, especially after the…

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  • MP Assembly Elections 2018: Political equations in Indore seats will change if Kailash Vijayvargiya’s son gets ticket

    Indore: As brainstorming in the saffron party begins for ticket distribution, 34-year-old Akash Vijayvargiya once again hopefully looks at his father and BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya for “the gift” he was promised five years ago on his birthday. Will he be lucky enough, this time, to get “political placement” as birthday gift or will his…

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  • MP Assembly Elections 2018: 6 out of 9 MLAs face anti-incumbency

    Indore: One phenomenon that comes into play at the time of elections is anti-incumbency factor, which refers to the disadvantage faced by a ruling party or an elected representative while seeking re-election. Surveys carried out by BJP and Congress revealed that anti-incumbency wave is very much evident in Indore district. As per the surveys, six…

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  • MP Assembly Elections 2018: Eerie silence in Nimar is deafening

    Located in the south-west part of Madhya Pradesh, Nimar — which is dubbed as sibling of Malwa — is behaving differently from its elder, at least on the political front. While anti-incumbency is stated to be very high in Malwa, Nimar is hardly having any issues with the existing BJP-led government. Or perhaps, it is…

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  • MP Assembly elections 2018: It’s wide open in BJP bastion in Malwa

    Elections in Malwa, the stronghold of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the biggest region of Madhya Pradesh, are wide open this time around.  So, no matter what posture the saffron party takes but the fact remains that it is not finding itself comfortable in this region during this election even as Congress sees scope for…

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  • Indore: Institute of Engineering and Technology on I-T radar, DAVV cries foul

    The income tax department has sent a notice to Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), an entity of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), directing it to pay tax worth crores of rupees.  “The department has asked the institute to file income tax return on Rs 13.5 crore for academic year 2011-12,” an I-T department official said…

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  • Indore: State elections to impact students’ union polls

    State assembly elections have taken toll on student union polls due in October.  The Department of Higher Education (DHE) has reportedly dropped the idea of holding student union polls in institutions of higher learning since Election Commission of India announced dates for state assembly elections. “Now as the assembly election dates have been announced, we…

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  • Private: Indore: SGSITS to launch’s state first satellite with ISRO’s help

    <p style="text-align: justify;">A leading engineering college of Madhya Pradesh will launch the state’s first satellite with the help of Indian Space Organisation (ISRO).  Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science (SGSITS) of Indore would soon start work on building the satellite.  “The satellite will be built in the institute campus,” said SGSITS director Dr…

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  • Indore: Nigerian scholar molested on DAVV residential campus

    A foreign student who is here (Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya) for research was molested by a student while she was returning to her official residence on Thursday evening.  Terrified by the incident, the post-doctoral researcher expressed her willingmess to return to her country immediately even as the university authorities are counselling her.  “We have told her…

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  • Indore: Temples, mosques, crematoria are IMC’s tax defaulters

    Temples, mosques and crematoria are major property tax defaulters. Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has sent letters to management of several shrines asking them to clear their outstanding property tax dues. “Property tax worth crores of rupees is pending against temples and mosques in the city. Tax is also pending on some crematoria. Only those shrines,…

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  • Indore: Offering succour to parched city, WRD to verify IMC’s Tinccha Falls claim

    Indore: A team of state water resources department (WRD) will visit city shortly to conduct survey at Tinchha Falls to verify Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC)’s claim that it has capacity to supply 1630 MLD (million litres daily) water daily. “We have invited team of experts from department to establish the quantity of water Tinchha Falls…

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  • Indore: City fuel pumps to give additional discount on digital payments

    Indore: Giving a further push to digital payments, city petrol pumps have decided to increase discount on fuel purchases made using credit/debit cards or e-wallets. “Decision has been taken on recommendation of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC), which has taken up task of encouraging people to opt for digital payments,” said municipal commissioner Asheesh Singh. Currently,…

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