Taking a dig at Congress, PM Narendra Modi said, "Whenever the Congress comes to power in the country, terrorists and Naxalites get emboldened. News of bomb blasts and murders are reported from here and there." The Congress government has failed to contain incidents of Naxal violence (in Chhattisgarh), the PM said. The criticism came after the recent Naxal attack on police official, amid the Chhattisgarh Assembly elections.
In Rajasthan, the Enforcement Directorate raided the premises of state Congress president Govind Singh Dotasra in Jaipur and Sikar as part of a money laundering probe into the alleged exam paper leak case. The ED also summoned Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's son in a foreign exchange violation case. Besides the premises of the 59-year-old Dotasra, a former minister for school education.
The Mahadev Betting App and its controversy is continuing, with questions on the Central Government's role into the matter. In poll-bound state of Chhhattisgarh, CM Bhupesh Baghel questioned the BJP-led Central Government, as to why the PM Modi Government is not banning the Mahadev App, as they have received funding from the owner, for election campaign. Recently, ED also filed chargesheet in the case, and named fourteen accused.
Ahead of the 2023 Madhya Pradesh elections, the BJP is set to release it's fifth candidate list. Earlier, the party announced 134 list of candidates, and on October 12 will drop 94 remaining final candidates for the elections. As per close BJP sources, 25-30 candidates will be from the sitting MLAs, whereas some will be new faces. Furthermore, a few non performing MLAs will be dropped, as people are unhappy.
Courtesy: The Times of India
With the ECI announcement of the election schedule in poll bound states, Congres started their campaign strategies. Recently, Rahul Gandhi was asked about the need of Caste Census Survey, to which he replied asking how many journalists are from OBC, Dalits or Backward. The action of Gandhi, created a spark, which is now being a weapon of the INC, raising question against PM Modi, as why they're restricting caste census.
Indian political parties including Congress and BJP, gear up for the 2023 State Assembly elections in five states, after the Election Commission of India, announced the schedule. As per the ECI announcement on October 9, the polling for five states are: Mizoram (November 7;) Madhya Pradesh Nov. 17; Chhattisgarh Nov. 7 and 17, two-phases; Rajasthan on Nov. 23; and Telangana on Nov. 30; Vote counting is on December 3.
Courtesy: The Hindu
The Election Commission of India (ECI) is all set to announce the polling schedule of five Indian states, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. The EC officials will declare the dates around at 12 noon, on October 9. The Election Commission has convened a press conference this noon where it will announce the poll dates. Meanwhile, the elections of these five states will hold important significance for 2024-polls.… read-more
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PM Narendra Modi laid foundation stone and dedicated to the nation various development projects worth about Rs 7,000 crore in Chittorgarh of Rajasthan. The projects include the Mehsana - Bhatinda - Gurdaspur Gas Pipeline, the LPG Plant of HPCL at Abu Road, additional storage at the Ajmer Bottling Plant, IOCL, Railway and Road projects, tourism facilities at Nathdwara and the permanent campus of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota… read-more
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
The Congress on September 11, constituted election committees for Chhattisgarh assembly polls, with Kumari Selja appointed convener of the Core Committee and Charan Dass Mahant chairperson of the Election Campaign Committee. Other members of the seven-member Core Committee are chief minister Bhupesh Baghel, President of Chhattisgarh Congress Deepak Baij, deputy chief minister T S Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu and Shiv Kumar Sahariya. Chattisgarh… read-more
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is going to hold road shows and meetings in the East and North Central Assembly, in Jabalpur constituency. BJP state president VD Sharma and in-charge minister Gopal Bhargava will also be accompanying the CM. During the public meeting and roadshow, CM Chouhan will offer prayers at Sheetlamata temple at and release development projects worth over Rs 500 crores.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal