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.read more
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.
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.
Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday submitted his resignation as the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC).
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.
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.
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.
Counting has begun in the Guna constituency. Early trends show Congress'Jyotiraditya Scindia in trailing.
With assets worth over Rs 374 crores, Congress candidate from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia is the richest candidate contesting in Lok Sabha sixth phase elections.
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.
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.
In February 2002 from Guna District, Scindia was elected to the Lok Sabha.
"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.
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.
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."
The state will go to polls on November 28 and counting of votes will be held on December 11.
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.
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
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.
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."
Revered industrialist Ratan Tata has expressed concern over the alleged growing intolerance in the country, dubbing it a curse we are seeing of late.