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Akbar describes India as pivotal power of Asia

Bhopal: Describing India as pivotal power of Asia, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar has said that the country has the potential to “tilt” the continent the way it wanted. I consider our country as Asia’s pivotal power. Pivotal power means that we are the power which has the potential to tilt this continent the way it wants. No country or the world will be able to overlook our potential,” he said.

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Gotiya’s nomination found valid

Bhopal: Despite the complaint lodged by Congress against independent candidate Vinod Gotiya, the Returning officer termed his nomination papers as valid. In all nominations of four candidates were found valid. If required, the polling would be held on June 11. Wednesday was the day scheduled for scrutiny of nomination forms. In all five nominations were filed. The Returning officer Bhagwandev Israni found four nominations valid and rejected one nomination of an independent candidate Shashi Stella.…

BJP nominees Anil Dave, MJ Akbar file papers

Bhopal: BJP leaders Anil Madhav Dave and MJ Akbar on Tuesday submitted their nomination papers for the biennial election to the Upper House from Madhya Pradesh. Both Dave and Akbar submitted the papers before Returning Officer and Assembly’s Principal Secretary Bhagwandev Israni in the Vidhan Sabha premises here on the last date of filing papers. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan, state Home Minister Babulal Gaur, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam …