Ranjan Srivastava leads HT’s coverage from Bhopal. He has spent more than two decades in journalism in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, covering political and other affairs. For the past 16 years, he has been working in Madhya Pradesh.
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Bhojpur SP Pramod Kumar said five miscreants entered into the bank at 10.15am and escaped with looted cash within four minutes
Published on Dec 06, 2023 04:53 PM IST
The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has won elections in three out of the four states for which results were declared on Sunday.
The Congress’s loss in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh this time is symptomatic of a bigger crisis facing the party.
BRS has lost almost ten percentage points in vote share between 2018 and 2023 which exactly how much Congress has gained in the state between the two elections.
Congress leaders in Madhya Pradesh blamed the party high-command for the loss in the assembly elections saying that it was totally dependent on Kamal Nath for victory
The results of the assembly elections in the states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana will be announced today
Five workers from Bihar, who were rescued after being trapped in a collapsed tunnel in Uttarakhand for 17 days, have returned to Patna.
An HT analysis of past results shows that any opposition party will have to really outperform its previous best
Here are the some charts that explain the importance of the ST outreach by the Prime Minister
A look at some charts that explain the nature of the electoral battle taking place on November 25
What is at stake in the election today?
In some ways, the challenge is similar to the one that Mandal-era parties are facing in the original cauldron of social engineering.
The political row over a series of video clips in which Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s son is purportedly heard discussing some financial dealings intensified on Wednesday as the Congress demanded an NIA probe into the matter.
The Congress intensifies attack against BJP candidate Narendra Singh Tomar after emergence of video claiming his son discussed financial transactions.
The presence of illegal weapons and their supply through porous Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan borders is still a concern in the Chambal region in Madhya Pradesh
Six months after it lost the Karnataka election, the BJP state unit has got a new president in B Y Vijayendra, the son of veteran BJP leader B S Yediyurappa.
Addressing several rallies in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Amit Shah underlined how religious places are being renovated under the leadership of PM Modi
What explains Bihar’s poverty? The answer to this question is not as simple as it sounds. Here are six charts which try to explain this
Due to the development work of the BJP for 18 years, MP is heading towards hitting the highest points on social welfare indicators, Jyotiraditya Scindia said
Without taking away anything from the importance of the data which has been released, here are some aspects which have been left unaddressed
Last September, Rajputs and Gurjars in the region clashed over whether Samrat Mihir Bhoj was a Rajput or a Gurjar.
The BJP and the National Commission for Women criticised Kumar’s comments, even as his ally and deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav defended him, saying his intent was to laud women
PM Modi also targeted two Congress chief ministers in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh over alleged corruption allegations against them
Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress government in Chhattisgarh of corruption and failure in tackling Maoism. He also accused the Opposition of insulting backward communities and claimed that only the BJP protected the interests of marginalised castes. Modi made these remarks during three separate poll rallies in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Telangana. He promised that if the BJP won the November 30 polls, the next chief minister of Telangana would be from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) community.
An investment treaty with countries like the UK will further boost the confidence of foreign investors and attract even higher levels of investments to India
The voting on November 7 is the first and smallest of four phases of voting in the current round of elections
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is confident of winning a fifth term in the upcoming assembly elections
Local tribal leaders believe that the BJP is attempting to polarise the tribal voters by prompting the legendary icons and the foundation stone of the ‘Veerangana Rani Durgavati Smarak aur Udyaan’ in Jabalpur – laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her 500th birth anniversary on October 5 – is part the ruling party’s agenda to lure in the tribals
Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel is one of seven Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliament members contesting the Madhya Pradesh elections
Denial of tickets has prompted many Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels to contest as independent candidates or to defect to other parties.