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Jyotiraditya Scindia Jyotiraditya Scindia Height: 5' 6” DOB: 1 January 1971

Jyotiraditya Scindia is related to the Scindia family that once ruled in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. He is a Member of Parliament and represents the Guna constituency. A leader of the Congress party, he was a Minister of State (independent charge) for Power in the cabinet of prime minister Manmohan Singh. In February 2002 from Guna District, Scindia was elected to the Lok Sabha. In May 2004, he was re-elected. In 2007, he was introduced to the Union Council of Ministers as Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology. In 2009, he was re-elected for a third consecutive term and became MoS for Commerce and Industry. He is president of the Board of Governors of Scindia School, Gwalior. He is also the chairman of the regional Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA). Priyadarshini Raje Scindia is the name of his wife.

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Jyotiraditya Scindia to head Maharashtra Congress screening panel

India | Aug 22, 2019, 11:36 PM IST

A letter from the party has been released, which states the names of those appointed with the screening committee, ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

Interestingly, one of the three young guns of the Congress

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a contender for Congress president post, supports BJP's Kashmir move

Politics | Aug 06, 2019, 08:08 PM IST

The Twitterverse looked amused with Scindia's support for the Centre's move -- especially considering the tweet that looked more like a message for Rahul Gandhi, rather than India.

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After Milind Deora quits, Jyotiraditya Scindia too resigns as Congress general secretary

India | Jul 07, 2019, 04:59 PM IST

Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday submitted his resignation as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC).

A closer look at the other party leaders, however, suggests

90-year-old as interim president? Congress could have done better

India | Jul 03, 2019, 05:28 PM IST

Point in reference -- hours after Rahul Gandhi announced he had quit as the party president at least a month back, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Motilal Vora was named as the interim president.

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Fan gets Jyotiraditya Scindia's image tattooed on chest

India | Jun 10, 2019, 06:53 PM IST

When asked about his (Rupesh Sharma)'s unusual avatar, he said Scindia is his favourite leader and that is why he has got the tattoo. The fan added that he was upset because Scindia lost the Lok Sabha elections and has decided to remain without a shirt or footwear for five years.

Top 8 politicians who will be missed in 17th Lok Sabha

Top 8 politicians who will be missed in 17th Lok Sabha

India | May 29, 2019, 04:31 PM IST

In last three decades of India's electoral history they were the strong voices of their party, states and respective constituencies in Lok Sabha but their voices will not be heard in the 17th Lok Sabha, which gave a decisive mandate to Narendra Modi government.

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Guna Lok Sabha result: Jyotiraditya Scindia trails

India | May 23, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Counting has begun in the Guna constituency. Early trends show Congress'Jyotiraditya Scindia in trailing.

With assets worth over Rs 374 crore, Congress' Jyotiraditya

With assets worth over Rs 374 crore, Congress' Jyotiraditya Scindia richest candidate in sixth phase

May 03, 2019, 04:17 PM IST

​With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections.

Congress fields Jyotiraditya Scindia from Guna, Manish

Congress fields Jyotiraditya Scindia from Guna, Manish Tewari from Anandpur Sahib

Apr 12, 2019, 11:11 PM IST

The Congress on Friday released a list of seven candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, fielding party General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia from Guna in Madhya Pradesh and former Union Minister Manish Tewari from Anandpur Sahib in Punjab.  

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Rafale verdict not a setback, still an issue in people's court: Cong leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

India | Dec 14, 2018, 12:23 PM IST

The Supreme Court order giving the government a clean chit on the Rafale deal is not a setback as the issue is still live in the "people's court" and the Congress will continue to raise it in Parliament, senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Friday. 

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Madhya Pradesh elections 2018: Who is Jyotiraditya Scindia

Dec 04, 2018, 04:23 PM IST

In February 2002 from Guna District, Scindia was elected to the Lok Sabha.

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Religion not inheritance of any party; should not enter the domain of politics: Scindia

India | Dec 03, 2018, 07:33 AM IST

"It is the BJP’s habit to say 'mandir hum wahi banayege lekin tareek nahi batayege' (they make hollow promises on building the Ram temple). It is the BJP's reality," Scindia said. 

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Exclusive | 7 crore people are CM face for Congress, says Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia

India | Nov 23, 2018, 10:03 PM IST

Dismissing rumours of rift between veteran party leader Digvijay Singh and him, he said that Singh is a respectable leader and they had never had differences between them.

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MP Elections | It’s ‘now or never’ for Congress; party needs to be relentless till campaign ends: Scindia

Nov 18, 2018, 10:46 PM IST

When asked if he will contest polls to hold the chief minister's position if his party wins, Scindia made a brief comment: "We will see at that point of time."

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Congress still in driver's seat in MP; in touch with parties for 'possible alliance': Scindia

Oct 25, 2018, 07:45 PM IST

The state will go to polls on November 28 and counting of votes will be held on December 11.

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Congress ready to contest under Jyotiraditya Scindia’s leadership, says Kamal Nath

Politics | Sep 27, 2017, 10:01 PM IST

Assembly elections in the state, where Congress has been out of power since 2003, will be held later this year. The tenure of the current assembly ends on January 7, 2019.

Jyotiraditya Scindia arrested on his way to violence-hit

Jyotiraditya Scindia arrested on his way to violence-hit Mandsaur

Politics | Jun 13, 2017, 06:57 PM IST

Congress leader and former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia was on Tuesday arrested along with some party leaders while on way to Mandsaur to visit the families of the farmers killed in firing

Shivraj Singh Chouhan continues his fast for peace fast

Shivraj Singh Chouhan continues fast, Congress’ Jyotiraditya Scindia to sit on 'satyagraha'

Politics | Jun 11, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia will sit on a 72-hour-long 'satyagraha' from June 14 to protest against the "anti-farmer policies" of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government.

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Rahul Gandhi capable of leading Congress, nation, says Jyotiraditya Scindia

Politics | May 21, 2017, 04:18 PM IST

Recounting his experience in politics in the past 15 years, the Congress leader said: "I am a worker of the Congress party, I have always had that belief."

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Expressing concern, Ratan Tata says ‘everybody knows where intolerance is coming from’

Oct 23, 2016, 07:30 AM IST

Revered industrialist Ratan Tata has expressed concern over the alleged growing intolerance in the country, dubbing it a curse we are seeing of late.

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