NEW DELHI: Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the schedule of Assembly elections. In Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh, voting will be held on November 12 and November 20, in two phases.
In Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, polling would be on November 28. Two other important states, Rajasthan and Telangana will vote on December 7. The results will be announced on December 11.
[October 6, 2018 NewsBits.in]
BHOPAL: Former BJP state chief and member of parliament (MP) Nandkumar Singh Chauhan allegedly assaulted a toll plaza employee.
The incident occurred at Poorankhedi in Shivpuri district. On way to Guna, when his car was stopped. His pass was not found correct and when an employee asked him about which constituency he represents as MP, Chauhan lost cool and attacked him.
BJP leaders refused to comment over the incident. However, CCTV footage clearly shows Chauhan and his guard charging up at the employee and beating him up.
[October 5, 2018 NewsBits.in]
SHIVPURI: Minister Yashodhara Raje felicitated sanitation workers at an event and also had food along with them.
The sports minister, who is a descendant of the former royal family of Gwalior state, sat on the floor while taking part in the community feast.
She also felicitated workers of the municipal council. With elections nearby, politicians are going extra mile to send a message to the electorate in the state.
[Ranjeet Gupta, October 4 2018, NewsBits.in]