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.

MP: Temple priest beaten to death in Dhar district

14 Sep 2021

India
MP: Temple priest beaten to death in Dhar district

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.

Congress leader Kamal Nath's cousin, sister-in-law murdered in Greater Noida

06 Feb 2021

India
Congress leader Kamal Nath's cousin, sister-in-law murdered in Greater Noida

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.

Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

22 Dec 2020

Politics
Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

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.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

20 Dec 2020

Politics
After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

19 Dec 2020

Politics
Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

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.

PM helped in toppling Kamal Nath's government, claims BJP leader

17 Dec 2020

Politics
PM helped in toppling Kamal Nath's government, claims BJP leader

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.

AgustaWestland scam: Approver names Kamal Nath's son, other Congress leaders

17 Nov 2020

India
AgustaWestland scam: Approver names Kamal Nath's son, other Congress leaders

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.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

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.

Bihar: Voting for 94 seats begins, Tejashwi Yadav in fray

03 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar: Voting for 94 seats begins, Tejashwi Yadav in fray

The second phase of Bihar's Assembly polls began today amid high-security and restrictions, levied considering the coronavirus pandemic.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

23 Oct 2020

Politics
EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

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.

MP: Kamal Nath issues clarification after 'item' remark sparks controversy

19 Oct 2020

Politics
MP: Kamal Nath issues clarification after 'item' remark sparks controversy

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.

Scindia says Congress questions capable leaders, cites Pilot's example

18 Aug 2020

Politics
Scindia says Congress questions capable leaders, cites Pilot's example

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.

Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

04 Aug 2020

Politics
Rama belongs to all, says Priyanka Gandhi before Ayodhya event

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."

Dalit couple assaulted in MP, six cops suspended, probe underway

17 Jul 2020

India
Dalit couple assaulted in MP, six cops suspended, probe underway

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.

Rajasthan political crisis: Here's everything we know so far

12 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan political crisis: Here's everything we know so far

Over the course of this weekend, a lot has changed for the sitting government in Jaipur.

MP rewind? Congress leaders fear fall of Rajasthan government

12 Jul 2020

Politics
MP rewind? Congress leaders fear fall of Rajasthan government

The recent political developments in Jaipur have brought a headache for the Congress leadership in Delhi.

Madhya Pradesh: 28 members, including Jyotiraditya Scindia's loyalists, join Cabinet

02 Jul 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh: 28 members, including Jyotiraditya Scindia's loyalists, join Cabinet

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.

BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

19 Jun 2020

Politics
BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins

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.

MP Minister seen violating social distancing norms in video

14 Jun 2020

India
MP Minister seen violating social distancing norms in video

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.

BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

11 Jun 2020

Politics
BJP attempting to destabilize Rajasthan government, alleges Congress, shifts MLAs

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.

In viral clip, Chouhan claims BJP toppled Kamal Nath's government

10 Jun 2020

Politics
In viral clip, Chouhan claims BJP toppled Kamal Nath's government

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.

Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge

30 May 2020

Politics
Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge

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.

53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

20 Apr 2020

India
53 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai: Reports

In a worrying incident, 53 journalists tested positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, the worst-affected city in India, reports said on Monday.

Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

18 Apr 2020

India
Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

A lockdown has been imposed across the nation to curtail the spread of coronavirus but that has clearly not stopped crimes against women.

India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

25 Mar 2020

India
India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

Even as India, a nation of 1.3 billion people, observes a total lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases crossed 600 on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: MP journalist who attended Kamal Nath's presser tests positive

25 Mar 2020

India
Coronavirus: MP journalist who attended Kamal Nath's presser tests positive

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).

Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM

23 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM

Bharatiya Janata Party's Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday evening.

After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

21 Mar 2020

Politics
After MP CM Kamal Nath's resignation, rebel MLAs join BJP

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).

Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister Kamal Nath resigns before floor test

20 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh: Chief Minister Kamal Nath resigns before floor test

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.

Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations

20 Mar 2020

Politics
Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations

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.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

19 Mar 2020

India
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes

18 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes

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.

Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows

18 Mar 2020

Politics
Wearing mask, Digvijaya reaches Bengaluru to meet rebels, custody follows

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.

Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC sends notice to Kamal Nath

17 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh floor test: SC sends notice to Kamal Nath

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.

MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

17 Mar 2020

Politics
MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

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.

MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow

16 Mar 2020

Politics
MP Governor asks Kamal Nath to face floor test tomorrow

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Monday asked Chief Minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test in the state Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: MP Assembly adjourned, BJP moves SC demanding floor test

16 Mar 2020

Politics
Coronavirus: MP Assembly adjourned, BJP moves SC demanding floor test

In the wake of coronavirus outbreak, the Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned till March 26 on Monday, the first day of the Budget session.

Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal

16 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal

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.

Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

15 Mar 2020

Politics
Day before Madhya Pradesh floor test, Congress MLAs reach Bhopal

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.

Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

13 Mar 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh Governor expels 6 rebel ministers amid government crisis

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday expelled six ministers from the state Cabinet upon the recommendation of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

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