Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicKamal Nath

Topic: Kamal Nath

Heat on Shivraj govt after SC orders local polls without OBC quota, BJP in damage control mode

BJP leaders admit ‘mistakes’ led to SC ruling Tuesday that MP local body polls be notified within two weeks. With assembly polls due in late 2023, verdict has given Congress ammo.

Kamal Nath resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader in MP, Govind Singh replaces him

Former Madhya Pradesh CM, who is the state party president, stepped down as CLP leader in view of the party’s 'one person, one post' policy.

Why Gandhis are quiet on MP Congress decision to break protocol, announce Kamal Nath as CM face

Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders declare Kamal Nath CM candidate for 2023 assembly polls without official nod from high command, creating a sensitive situation for Gandhis.

Mama, Hema Malini, Mr India, ‘Ghoshnaveer’: How BJP, Congress are fighting it out for MP bypolls

In Madhya Pradesh, three assembly constituencies of Jobat, Raigaon and Prithvipur and the LS Khandwa seat are set to vote Saturday.

Congress leader allegedly shot dead by 6 men in MP’s Chhatarpur, probe on

State Congress president Kamal Nath has constituted a six-member committee comprising former ministers and MLAs to probe the incident and submit its report to the party.

Shivraj govt in a bind as ex-Congress MLAs named in MP ‘poll cash’ case are now in BJP

EC order is based on CBDT report that names several ex-Congress MLAs who defected to the BJP, including two cabinet ministers. MP govt to speak to EC in first week of January.

Kamal Nath’s ‘ready to rest’ remark sets off retirement rumour, BJP says high time he retires

Former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath’s comment comes a month after Congress won just 9 of the 28 seats that went to bypolls.

Make Nath, Shivakumar in-charge of elections, treat polls as full-time job — Karti Chidambaram 

In an exclusive interview with ThePrint, Congress MP Karti Chidambaram says he doesn’t believe in being ‘Hindutva-lite’ and that the party should express its position clearly.

Scindia on course to win prestige battle in MP bypolls as most of his loyalists take lead

Overall, BJP is ahead in 21 of 28 seats that went to polls, according to the latest trends. In the Scindia stronghold of Gwalior-Chambal region, the BJP is leading in 10 of the 16 seats.

This is how EC could counter SC over revoking Kamal Nath’s star campaigner status

The EC’s 30 October order, which cited 'repeated violations of the Model Code of Conduct' by Kamal Nath, was challenged by the former chief minister in the Supreme Court.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.