Free Press Journal
  • Indore: 30 sitting, ex-BJP MLAs want to contest on Congress ticket, says Kamal Nath

    Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath on Sunday said 30 sitting and former MLAs of BJP have expressed willingness to contest assembly elections on Congress ticket. “They are in my contact,” he said while addressing Meet the Press programme at Indore Press Club on Sunday.  “About 2300 people from across the state are willing to contest elections including sitting and former BJP MLAs,” he remarked.

  • KCR may have dropped idea of early poll: Congress

    Hyderabad : The Congress in Telangana Monday claimed Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao may have dropped his plans to go for early Assembly elections in the state after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Election Commission (EC) did not back his idea.

  • Cong’s Opposition unity plan fizzling out in UP?

    New Delhi : The opposition parties’ grand plan of unity in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections to oust Narendra Modi from power appears to run into difficulty in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Cong sets up screening panels for five states

    New Delhi : Ahead of the Assembly elections this year-end, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday constituted the screening committees for selection of candidates in not only in four states going to polls but also one for Odisha that has elections only next year.

  • VVPAT, EVM-M3s to be used in Raj elections

    Jaipur : Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and next generation EVMs will be used for the first time in Rajasthan in the ensuing assembly elections.

  • Bhopal: MPs wish to contest elections for MLA, BJP central leadership to decide

    Bhopal: The number of ticket contenders in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the upcoming assembly elections is rising swiftly. Several MPs along with local leaders are vying to get ticket for the assembly polls.  A few of these MPs fear that they might not get the ticket for Lok Sabha elections while some of them believe that they may not win this time.

  • Bhopal: 24 collectors shifted in three months, more shifting on cards

    Bhopal: As many as 24 district collectors have been shifted in past three months to set up new administrative machinery prior to the assembly elections in the state. A transfer list of field postings has not been issued, in the light of farmers’ agitation.

  • India to construct 14,500 bunkers along J&K border

    Jammu : Nearly 14,500 safety bunkers will be constructed in Jammu and Kashmir border areas for people to take shelter in the event of Pakistani shelling of civilian areas on this side, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday, capping his two-day trip to the state.

  • Bhopal: 24 collectors shifted in three months, more shifting on cards

    Bhopal: As many as 24 district collectors have been shifted in past three months to set up new administrative machinery prior to the assembly elections in the state. A transfer list of field postings has not been issued, in the light of farmers’ agitation. Chances are that some more collectors will be reshuffled in the coming time.

  • Bhopal: Row in Congress over appointment of new panels

    Bhopal: The committees formed after the appointment of Kamal Nath as state Congress chief for the assembly elections has kicked up a row on Wednesday following which four party leaders, including an MLA from Suswasra Hardeep Singh Dung put in their papers in protest.

  • Bhopal: Amit Shah to finalise strategy for assembly elections, says Anil Jain

    Bhopal: BJP national general secretary Anil Jain clearly indicated before the core panel and election management committee that all decisions, from elections point of view, will be taken by the national president Amit Shah. Jain was here to review the party preparations for the impending assembly elections and also to look into the preparations for celebrating 4 years of Narendra Modi in PM office.

  • Indore: Revision of electoral roll starts for assembly elections

    Indore: The work to revise voters’ list has begun in the district. For this, block level officers have been appointed. District returning officer has instructed that action will be taken against errant BLOs. District returning officer and collector Nishant Warwade presided over the meeting in this connection on Tuesday.

  • Karnataka Assembly Elections Result 2018: Both BJP and Congress-JD(S) combine stake claim

    Bengaluru: The verdict for the Karnataka Assembly has turned out to be a cliff-hanger T-20 cricket match heading down to the wire. But unlike in T-20s, where the umpire can refer a rather difficult case to the third umpire, Governor Vajabhai Rudabhai Vala has no such option; unless of course one considers Amit Shah or the BJP high command to be the ‘hidden third umpire.’