Articles about Kamal Nath
Kamal Nath is a senior leader of the Indian National Congress (INC), former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, and the Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly as of 2021. He did his schooling at The Doon School, where he became friends with Sanjay Gandhi, who was the scion of India’s Nehru-Gandhi family. He did his BCom from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. Nath was elected as the Lok Sabha MP from Chhindwara constituency successively in 1980, 1984, 1989 and 1991. He served as Minister of State (MoS) for Environment & Forests (1991-95) and MoS for Textiles (1995-96) in the PV Narasimha Rao Government. Nath was again elected to the Lok Sabha in 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014, becoming a nine-time MP. During the UPA regime, he served as Minister of Commerce and Industry (2004-09), Minister of Urban Development (2011-1), and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs (2012-14). In the 2018 Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections, Nath, along with Jyotiraditya Scindia led Congress to victory, ending BJP’s 15-year reign. Nath became the CM in 2018, serving till 2020, when Scindia rebelled and joined the BJP with his loyalists, thereby bringing down the state government. In 2020, BJP’s Shivraj Singh Chouhan again took over as the CM.
14 Sep 2021India
A 58-year-old priest of a temple was allegedly beaten to death by some unidentified persons who were loitering outside the premises in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district, police said on Tuesday.
06 Feb 2021India
On Friday, a distant cousin of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath was found murdered inside his home in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The deceased, Narendra Nath, was 70 years old.
22 Dec 2020Politics
The Congress, already at its lowest point across India, faced an embarrassing situation when it elected a leader, now with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to a top post in Madhya Pradesh.
20 Dec 2020Politics
The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.
19 Dec 2020Politics
On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.
17 Dec 2020Politics
Months after the ouster of the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, a BJP leader made an explosive claim — one linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
17 Nov 2020India
In a fresh development linked to the Rs. 3,000 crore AgustaWestland deal, the accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena has named Madhya Pradesh's former Chief Minister Kamal Nath's son, as well as Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and Ahmed Patel, reports IE.
10 Nov 2020Politics
Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.
03 Nov 2020Politics
The second phase of Bihar's Assembly polls began today amid high-security and restrictions, levied considering the coronavirus pandemic.
23 Oct 2020Politics
The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.
19 Oct 2020Politics
Madhya Pradesh Indian National Congress (INC) chief Kamal Nath on Monday sought to clarify his controversial remarks against state Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Imarti Devi.
18 Aug 2020Politics
BJP's Jyotiraditya Scindia launched a scathing attack at his former party Congress on Monday saying that capable leaders are questioned there while citing Sachin Pilot, who was the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan until recently, as an example.
04 Aug 2020Politics
Breaking Congress' silence on the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya tomorrow, the party's General Secretary for UP East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said Lord Rama belonged to everyone and called for "national unity" and "cultural harmony."
17 Jul 2020India
An inhumane incident reported from Guna in Madhya Pradesh has led to the suspension of six police officers, and the transfer of District Collector and Superintendent of Police.
12 Jul 2020Politics
Over the course of this weekend, a lot has changed for the sitting government in Jaipur.
12 Jul 2020Politics
The recent political developments in Jaipur have brought a headache for the Congress leadership in Delhi.
02 Jul 2020Politics
Nearly, three months after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stormed to power in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expanded his Cabinet on Thursday by inducting 28 new ministers.
19 Jun 2020Politics
Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.
14 Jun 2020India
Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Govind Singh Rajput has stirred a controversy after he was seen violating social distancing norms in Rahatgarh town. Rajput was seen addressing a huge crowd in a hall.
11 Jun 2020Politics
The Congress in Rajasthan sniffed a plot to destabilize its government by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and as a precautionary measure, moved nearly 107 MLAs and independents supporting Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's regime to a resort at the outskirts of Jaipur on Wednesday.
10 Jun 2020Politics
Months after Kamal Nath's government fell short of a majority, eventually losing Madhya Pradesh to BJP's Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a viral audio clip has hinted that the saffron party orchestrated Congress' ouster.
30 May 2020Politics
In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
20 Apr 2020India
In a worrying incident, 53 journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, the worst-affected city in India, reports said on Monday.
18 Apr 2020India
A lockdown has been imposed across the nation to curtail the spread of coronavirus but that has clearly not stopped crimes against women.
25 Mar 2020India
Even as India, a nation of 1.3 billion people, observes a total lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases crossed 600 on Wednesday.
25 Mar 2020India
In a shocking development, a journalist who recently attended a press conference of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
23 Mar 2020Politics
Bharatiya Janata Party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday evening.
21 Mar 2020Politics
After triggering the fall of the Kamal Nath-led Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, 22 rebel MLAs in the state joined the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
20 Mar 2020Politics
Congress leader Kamal Nath resigned as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, hours before his government was to take a floor test, ordered by the Supreme Court.
20 Mar 2020Politics
In what brings nothing but bad news for Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, Speaker NP Prajapati accepted the resignations of 16 MLAs, who have been putting up in Bengaluru since March 9, late on Thursday night.
19 Mar 2020India
In what serves as a setback for the Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court remarked today that a Governor can call for a floor test even when the Assembly is not in session.
18 Mar 2020Politics
During a hearing in the Supreme Court on the plea filed by BJP seeking a floor test in Madhya Pradesh immediately, Congress said the trust vote should be delayed till by-polls are held, a request that the saffron party opposed.
18 Mar 2020Politics
The political drama of Madhya Pradesh reached Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, this morning when senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh staged a sit-in protest outside a luxury hotel where rebel MLAs are staying.
17 Mar 2020Politics
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court issued a notice to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath in connection to the plea filed by the opposition BJP demanding a floor test. The matter will be heard tomorrow at 10:30 am.
17 Mar 2020Politics
Both Congress, which is governing Madhya Pradesh for the last 15 months, and BJP, which ruled the state for 15 years before December 2018, are confident they have the numbers to run the Assembly.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.
In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned till March 26 on Monday, the first day of the Budget session.
The crisis in Madhya Pradesh is poised for another twist today as Speaker NP Prajapati hasn't given a confirmation on floor test, that would determine if Chief Minister Kamal Nath's government is in majority.
15 Mar 2020Politics
The ruling Congress in Madhya Pradesh shifted its MLAs back to Bhopal from Jaipur a day ahead of a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly.
13 Mar 2020Politics
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.