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POLITICS

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Congress, BJP, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Kamla Jaan to Kankar Munjare: Oddballs whose political legacy matters in Madhya Pradesh

Although these personalities are not contesting the November 2018 Assembly polls, they are still pretty much in the 'race'.

POLITICS

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Rajasthan assembly elections, Chhattisgarh assembly polls, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Assembly elections 2018

Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan: Why BJP's prospects in 2019 will hinge on these high-stakes battles

A BJP defeat will hand Congress president Rahul Gandhi a victory — at last — and set his party on the road to revival.

POLITICS

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Congress, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Why Madhya Pradesh Assembly Election 2018 already looks like Scindia vs Digvijaya vs Kamal Nath

Congress should not sink its boat by favouring one. BJP then will have the election on a platter.

POLITICS

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Anti-incumbency, Digvijay singh, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Congress

Why Shivraj Singh Chouhan's many failures may still not be enough for Congress to win MP

Weak organisational structure of Congress has made an election with clear choices, one of the most difficult ones.

POLITICS

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Rajasthan elections, Congress, Mayawati

Mayawati’s googly: The BSP game plan in 2018-19

By rejecting tie-ups with Congress in MP, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the sharp political player is keeping her options — including with BJP — wide open.

POLITICS

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Hindutva, BJP, Congress, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Why Congress is taking soft Hindutva stand ahead of Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Does the Congress think this will bring right-wing Hindu voters under its fold? No, Congressmen are not that naïve.

POLITICS

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Madhya Pradesh, Scst atrocities act, Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Will Shivraj Singh Chouhan's call to dilute SC/ST Act in MP damage the BJP's pitch for SC votes

The BJP is also facing a challenge in the form of the Congress' soft Hindutva push.

POLITICS

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Scheduled castes, Scheduled Tribes, BJP, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Both Congress, BJP woo SCs and tribals hard ahead of Madhya Pradesh polls: Whom will the communities favour?

The two communities form the largest social group in the state, but their vote has so far been fragmented.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Politics, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections

Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: Why there is no room for political courtesy in the state

This is the first time that all the members of the House do not have a group photograph, usually taken on the last day of the last session.