In MP’s prestige battle, Scindia comes out with flying colours

New Delhi, Nov 11: In the battle of prestige between Jyotiraditya Scindia and Kamal Nath in Madhya Pradesh, the former came out with flying colours.

The final tally in the MP by-polls stood at 19 for the BJP and 9 for the Congress. 28 constituencies had gone to polls and counting was completed on Tuesday. The BJP had in fact for almost the entire day held on its mighty lead. 

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In the battle of prestige in MP, Scindia goes past Kamal Nath

New Delhi, Nov 10: The BJP is comfortably perched in Madhya Pradesh, which had a by-elections in 28 seats.

The latest Election Commission trends show that the BJP is ahead in 19 of the 28 seats. 

The by-elections were necessitated after Jyotiraditya Scindia quit the Congress and joined the BJP. His loyalists too followed suit. The battle is a closely watched one since it is a battle of prestige between Scindia and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Kamal Nath. 

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With labour laws in UP, MP being suspended, here is how the hire and fire policy works

labour-2aNew Delhi, May 11: The states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh have frozen major labour laws, except the basic ones with the hope that businesses will recouple from the blow that the coronavirus has dealt.

These changes give the industries more flexibility to hire and fire employees. It also gives them more flexibility in determining wages and reduce liabilities in terms of providing employee benefits.

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3 migrant workers on way to UP die on Maha-MP border

migNew Delhi, May 10: Three migrant workers who were on their way to Uttar Pradesh from Maharashtra, mostly walking, died in Barwani district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.

The trio were among thousands of migrant workers who have set out on foot for their home states from Maharashtra in the last few weeks amid lockdown on account for coronavirus.

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Day after joining BJP, EOW re-opens forgery case against Scindia

jyoti-scindiaNew Delhi, Mar 13: A day after Jyotiraditya Scindia joined the BJP, the Economic Offences Wing, Madhya Pradesh decided to verify facts afresh in a complaint. The allegation is that Scindia and his family had falsified documents while selling land.

An order has been given for re-verification of facts based on a complaint filed by Surendra Shrivastava. A new complaint had been filed against Scindia and his family alleging that by falsifying a registry document, they sold Shrivastava land at Mahalgaon, which was smaller by 6,000 square feet than the original agreement in 2009.

If the MLAs in MP are disqualified, the Karnataka precedent would follow

kamalnathNew Delhi, Mar 12: In Madhya Pradesh the Congress faces a similar problem that it did in Karnataka last year. 22 MLAs of the Congress have resigned and the government under Kamal Nath faces a severe crisis.

A lot would depend now on the role of the Speaker, who is likely to reject the resignations on technical ground. One of the main ground would be that all the resignations are identically worded and have not been submitted in person.

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Assembly elections: BJP loses vote share, but not all to Congress

congbjpNew Delhi, Dec 12: With the BJP suffering losses in three key states, its vote share has taken a sharp dip in Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh since the last assembly elections in 2013, but all these votes do not seem to have gone to the Congress alone as other players have also reaped the gains.