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Kamal Nath resigns as MP Congress legislature party chief

Congress president Sonia Gandhi accepts his resignation New Delhi: The revamping in Congress continues. After Kumari Selja resigned as Haryana Congress president, Kamal Nath stepped down from the post of leader of Congress Legislature Party in Madhya Pradesh. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has accepted his resignation, PTI quoted sources as saying. Kamal Nath will be...

SC stays EC’s order revoking star campaigner status of Kamal Nath

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the order of the Election Commission revoking the ‘star campaigner’ status of senior Congress leader Kamal Nath. The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister’s ‘star campaigner’ status was revoked by the Election Commission (EC) on October 30 for violation of the Model Code of Conduct during the campaign for the...

EC revokes Kamal Nath’s ‘star campaigner’ status

Following a series of controversial remarks by senior Congress leader Kamal Nath in the poll campaign for the Assembly bye-elections in Madhya Pradesh, the Election Commission has ordered that Kamal Nath will no longer be a “star campaigner” in the poll campaign. The Election Commission (EC) clarified that Kamal Nath’s ‘star campaigner’ status was being...

EC asks Kamal Nath to explain his “item” remark in 48 hours

It seems the controversy over former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s “item” remark is refusing to die down. Now, the Election Commission (EC) has asked Kamal Nath to explain his “item” remark with 48 hours. Notably, Kamal Nath made the remark during campaigning against Congress turncoat Imarti Devi, who is contesting the bye-elections in...

Rahul Gandhi criticises Kamal Nath for “item” remark

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised party’s senior leader Kamal Nath for his “item” remark on Congress turncoat Imarti Devi, who is in the fray as a BJP candidate in the Assembly bye-elections. Rahul Gandhi, while addressing the media, said: “Kamal Nath ji is from my party, but personally, I don’t like the type...

Sachin Pilot, Jyotiraditya Scindia to fight it out in Madhya Pradesh bypolls

Once a bosom friend and now a political adversary, Sachin Pilot will confront Jyotiraditya Scindia in the campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bye-elections for the 28 vacant seats. Sachil Pilot has been asked to campaign in the Madhya Pradesh bye-election by the All India Congress Committee. The party is keen to cash in the...

MP Congress veterans retort after Scindia’s “Tiger abhi zinda hai” remark

A day after Congress turncoat and BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia came up with “Tiger abhi zinda hai” remark, two veteran Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders—Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh—took a sarcastic jibe at ‘maharaja’. Kamal Nath, whose government in Madhya Pradesh crashed when 22 MLAs exited with Jyotiraditya Scindia, returned the jibe with his own. “Which...

Viral Clip: MP Congress claims Shivraj admitted BJP’s central leadership toppled Kamal Nath govt

The Congress on Wednesday released an audio clip of a speech of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to allege that its government in the state was toppled on the instructions of central BJP leaders. The ruling BJP denied the allegation, saying it only showed Congress’s frustration. The authenticity of the audio, purportedly of...

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as MP CM for the fourth time

BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday took oath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. This is his fourth term as CM of the state after BJP snatched power from Kamal Nath in a nasty political battle. The slugfest for power in Madhya Pradesh started with the exit of Jyotiraditya Scindia from Congress and ended...

Kamal exits, Mama to return to power with Maharaj’s support

The suspense in the Madhya Pradesh political thriller finally ended on Friday, with Chief Minister Kamal Nath tendering his resignation ahead of the crucial trust vote. Nath’s resignation was expected as last-ditch efforts to woo the rebel Congress MLAs failed and the Congress government with its wafer-thin majority gone was almost certain to lose the...

MP Congress moves SC seeking release of MLAs from ‘BJP’s captivity’

The Madhya Pradesh Congress has moved the Supreme Court accusing BJP of ‘abducting’ and keeping in captivity its 16 MLAs, seeking their release from ‘BJP’s captivity’. The apex court is going to likely to hear the plea on Wednesday. In a letter to the governor, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath on Tuesday 17...

More trouble for Kamal Nath: Rebel MLAs claim 20 more Congress MLAs ready to join BJP

Rebel Congress MLAs from political crisis-hit Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday claimed 20 more MLAs from the grand old party want to join them and they were thinking of joining BJP in the days to come. Speaking to reporters for the first time after arriving in Bengaluru and sending in their resignations, the 22 MLAs said...