All stories by Sandeep Kumar
Turncoats or loyalists? Chouhan in for a tough choiceRediff.com23 Jun 2020
After two and a half months of taking oath, MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has many challenges before him. The first is to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, which has affected more than 10,000 people in the state. But The political challenges are even more daunting, reports Sandeep Kumar.
Chouhan faces big challenges in fourth term as CMRediff.com8 Apr 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic, weak economic conditions, and a few political considerations are some of the challenges he faces.
The royal and political privileges of the ScindiasRediff.com25 Mar 2020
People close to the erstwhile royal family underline that Jyotiraditya Scindia is neither as accessible nor as unpretentious as his father.
In Madhya Pradesh, the real battle for BJP begins nowRediff.com23 Mar 2020
The 22 rebel Congress MLAs (who now have joined the BJP) will have to win the by-elections, which won't be easy as Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath will leave no stone unturned to secure those seats.
MP Congress in trouble as Scindia drifts further awayRediff.com3 Mar 2020
Will he leave the party? Will he float a new one? Or join an existing one? As speculation is rife over Jyotiraditya Scindia's next move, the Madhya Pradesh Congress unit appears to be divided on the rift between him and Chief Minister Kamal Nath, reports Sandeep Kumar.
'No MP should boast about victory, it's Modi magic'Rediff.com17 Jun 2019
'People incapable of becoming a sarpanch and councillor are MPs now, all because of the Modi magic.'
In MP, RSS internal report warns of unhappiness at ground levelRediff.com13 Nov 2018
Despite his ministers on shaky ground, Chouhan -- at the helm for three consecutive terms -- is holding the fort. He is being aided by a capable team for public relations and the RSS, which has deployed its workers to bolster the BJP's campaign, reports Sandeep Kumar.
'The real farmer doesn't go out to agitate'Rediff.com3 Oct 2018
'Most of the agitations are staged by the Opposition to disturb the peace of the state.'