Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath’s statement on cutout controversy contradicts Digvijaya Singh’s statement

    The controversy over the absence of cutout of former CM Digvijaya Singh during Rahul Gandhi’s programme, has further intensified with Congress state president Kamal Nath giving a contradictory statement. Nath, during an interaction with media on Tuesday, said that Singh’s cutout could not be put as it was not ready timely.Nath said that he was very angry over the incident and he wished to tender his apology to Singh on this matter.

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi to flag off Ram-van-path-gaman yatra

    AICC national president Rahul Gandhi will flag off the Ram-van-path-gaman yatra of the Congress party.  Congress state president Kamal Nath took a review meeting of the yatra in Bhopal on Tuesday. Notably new dates will be announced the yatra which was earlier slated to begin on September 23. It may begin on September 27. The party will take out yatra through the places which lord Rama crossed during his exile from Ayodhaya

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi’s road show today, workers all geared up

    Congress workers of the State are all geared up to welcome the party president who will lead a road show here on Monday. Congress banners, posters, party leaders cut outs have been put up in the entire city to welcome the party president. Posters and hoardings of party leaders have also been put up by their respective supporters. This is the first visit of Gandhi to the state capital after the appointment

  • 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.

  • Ujjain: City Congress urges workers to attend Rahul Gandhi’s Bhopal meet

    All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi will hold a public meeting at Bhopal on Monday. Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath has invited party members from across the state to attend the meeting. District Congress Committee urban head Mahesh Soni and rural head Kamal Patel jointly called a meeting of members on Friday in which former MLAs, MPs, senior leaders and several workers were present.

  • Bhopal: Congress gearing for friendly contest with BSP on some seats

    Congress has changed its strategy on alliance with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) seeing the resentment on amendment in SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Congress, instead of entering into alliance with the BSP, is now preparing for friendly contests on some seats. There are certain seats in Gwalior, Chambal and Vindhya regions where BJP wins elections because of caste equations of Congress and BSP candidates. Efforts are on not to let BSP candidates

  • Bhopal: Congress poll manifesto yet to see daylight

    The Congress Party may be busy in conducting regular meetings to prepare its election manifesto, but its state president Kamal Nath and election campaign committee chairman Jyotiraditya Scindia are making announcements even before it has been finalised. The announcements of these leaders expose the lack of coordination within the Congress.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath, Rakesh Singh shown black flags over SC/ST Act

    Bhopal: BJP as well as Congress both are facing the heat generated over SC/ST Act review. Black flags were shown to Congress state president Kamal Nath in Ganjbasoda and the BJP state president Rakesh Singh in Sagar on Sunday.

  • Bhopal: Will cut Rs 5 on petrol, Rs 3 on diesel, says Kamal Nath

    Bhopal: Congress state president Kamal Nath announced that Rs 5 on petrol and Rs 3 on diesel will be cut with immediate effect on Congress coming to power in the state. Nath, addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, said Congress would not issue election manifesto but ‘Vachan Patra’ (paper of pledge). He said whatever promises made to the public would be fulfilled. He said the government should cut value added tax

  • Bhopal: Congress’ first list may not figure some sitting MLAs

    Bhopal: The Congress party is contemplating the release of its first list of candidates in the month of September. Congress state president Kamal Nath and senior leaders are mulling over the names to be included in the first list.

  • Bhopal: Congress asks CEC to remove officials engaged in poll duties earlier

    Bhopal: Congress on Thursday asked the Chief Election Commissioner to remove the officers from the election duty who were engaged in 2013 Assembly polls and 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Congress leader led by state president Kamal Nath in a complaint to CEC in New Delhi raised the issue of ‘inefficiency of electoral officers including booth-level officers and others’.

  • Bhopal: Congress to file complaint with CEC over fake voters in the state

    Bhopal: Kamal Nath along with other Congressmen will file a complaint related to bogus and fake voters to Chief Election commissioner of India, in New Delhi on August 9. The issue of fake and bogus voters is not over yet in MP, the revised electoral roll, published recently by office of chief electoral officer in MP on July 31, claims that around 25 lakh voters did not exist in the state.

  • Bhopal: Not me but CM calling himself juggler, says Kamal Nath

    Bhopal: Congress president Kamal Nath said that he never called chief minister a juggler, but Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been claiming himself to be a one. “I haven’t stated that Chief Minister is a madari (juggler), but from yesterday (Saturday) he has been claiming himself to be a juggler, said Nath while talking to media here on Sunday.

  • Ujjain: Congress leaders demand ouster of city president Mahesh Soni

    Ujjain: Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath had appointed Mahesh Soni as a city congress president few days ago. His appointment, however, has been controversial on account of his bad behaviour with party workers. Soni has been seen shouting at party workers and using abusive language against them. Sometimes he even threatened the members to expel them from the party and party positions, said senior party member Deepak Mehre.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath, Jyotiraditya Scindia to keep distance from Digvijaya Singh’s demonstration

    Bhopal: The top Congress leaders are going to keep distance from the scheduled demonstration and court arrest of former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh at TT Nagar police station of the city on July 26. Earlier, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, during a press conference in Satna, had said that Singh behaves like a traitor. This led Singh to open a front against Chouhan.

  • Ujjain: Congress kicks-off ‘jan jagaran yatra’ to counter BJP ‘sham’

    Ujjain: To counter BJP’s ‘jan ashirwad yatra’, undertaken by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ahead of Assembly electrions-2018, the Congress party kicked-off its jan jagaran yatra from Tarana tehsil of the district on Wednesday, under the leadership of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Kamal Nath.

  • MP pre-poll alliance: Mayawati, Kamal Nath meet in Delhi

    Bhopal: Amid talks of a pre-poll alliance in Madhya Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati and state unit Congress president Kamal Nath have met in Delhi, a Congress leader said today.

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath holds Congress working committee’s first meet

    Bhopal: ‘I will follow the Congress policy and programme and will bear my responsibility like Congress had done in the pre-independence era. I hereby take an oath to free the state from fear, extortion, anarchy and mafias’- members of the state working committee of Congress took this oath in Bhopal on Wednesday.

  • Bhopal: Jyotiraditya Scindia’s wish to become Chief Minister fans factionalism in Congress

    Bhopal: Slogans like ‘Abki Baar, Scinida Sarkar’, raised in the programmes of Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, indicate that the race for CM’s post is gaining pace among Congress leaders. When Kamal Nath was appointed as state Congress president and Scindia was made chairman of the election campaign committee in April-end, it was thought that it had settled everything.