Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicKamal Nath

Topic: Kamal Nath

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.

MP bypoll results will surely teach some humility to Kamal Nath, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

In an interview, BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia accuses ex-CM Kamal Nath of running a 'completely corrupt, autocratic government'.

Supreme Court stays EC order revoking Kamal Nath’s ‘star campaigner’ status

The poll body's counsel told the apex court that Congress leader Kamal Nath's petition has become infructuous as campaigning has ended and voting is tomorrow.

Kamal Nath moves Supreme Court over EC’s decision to revoke his ‘star campaigner’ status

The former Madhya Pradesh CM called the Election Commission's decision illegal and in violation of his and Congress party's constitutional and statutory rights.

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Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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