Tankha set to win with Kamalnath’s support

Bhopal: To ensure victory of Congress nominee Vivek Tankha from Madhya Pradesh in the biennial polls to the Rajya Sabha, former Union Minister Kamalnath is fighting from the front. In his leadership the whole Congress seems to be united. Nath has one-to-one discussion with all the party legislators in past two days. The polling for the biennial polls will be held on Saturday at State assembly. Senior Congress leaders and former Union Ministers Kamal Nath …

Congress MLA out for voting in Rajya Sabha polls

Bhopal: After getting bail by the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court, Congress legislator from Barwani Ramesh Patel, who was behind bars for the past five months in connection with nearly six-year-old rape case was released from the Central Jail here, along with three others on Friday. According to the Central Jail sources, Patel and three others were released after completion of all formalities. Now, Patel would be able to cast his vote for …

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 …

Tankha files nomination for Rajya Sabha

Vivek TankhaBhopal: Former additional solicitor general and Congress candidate for Rajya Sabha Vivek Tankha on Monday filed his nomination for the biennial election to the Upper House from Madhya Pradesh. He filed the papers before Returning Officer Bhagwandev Israni in the Vidhan Sabha premises here. State Congress President Arun Yadav, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh, parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia, Congress legislators and other senior leaders were present. Soon after filing the nomination, Tankha responding to a media …