Shivraj Chouhan

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Congress living in denial: Jyotiraditya Scindia after joining BJP

11 Mar 2020

Congress living in denial: Jyotiraditya Scindia after joining BJP

Leaving his party of 18 years, former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday and soon launched a scathing attack on Congress.

Small home, big heart: Shivraj Singh Chouhan moves to new-residence

21 Dec 2018

Small home, big heart: Shivraj Singh Chouhan moves to new-residence

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan moved to a new, smaller house but he has said his heart is still the same.

#AnEraEnds: Gentle Giant Vajpayee cremated amid teary-eyed admirers

17 Aug 2018

#AnEraEnds: Gentle Giant Vajpayee cremated amid teary-eyed admirers

Three-time Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajapyee was cremated on Friday. His death marks the end of a unique political era in India.

Rapists burden on earth, don't deserve to live: Shivraj Chouhan

29 Jun 2018

Rapists burden on earth, don't deserve to live: Shivraj Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that rapists were "burden on the earth" and do not deserve to live.

MP CM makes a mistake, calls Amitabh a low-scoring student

09 Jun 2018

MP CM makes a mistake, calls Amitabh a low-scoring student

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan made a gaffe, while giving a motivational speech to students in Bhopal on Friday.

Cobrapost's 'shoddy' sting on Paytm: Pertinent questions remain unanswered

26 May 2018

Cobrapost's 'shoddy' sting on Paytm: Pertinent questions remain unanswered

Cobrapost, arguably the king of sting operations in India, is back with another in its Operation-136 series, which reveals media houses' willingness to peddle content (mostly 'Hindutva'-related) for money.

Demonetization Part-2? ATMs across India run out of cash

17 Apr 2018

Demonetization Part-2? ATMs across India run out of cash

People in several states including Delhi, Telangana and Gujarat are facing an unexpected cash crunch as ATMs run out of money.

MP gives ministerial-status to five saints. They cancel anti-government protests

04 Apr 2018

MP gives ministerial-status to five saints. They cancel anti-government protests

In a controversial move, the BJP government in MP accorded 'Minister of State' (MoS) status to five Hindu saints, part of a Narmada conservation committee.

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

01 Mar 2018

2019-LS elections in sight, Modi meets BJP-CMs to take stock

PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah have begun planning in earnest for the upcoming assembly polls and the big gun, 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan hits man, BJP defends as "reflex"

17 Jan 2018

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan hits man, BJP defends as "reflex"

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan is no stranger to controversies. He is making headlines again, this time for purportedly slapping a man during a roadshow yesterday.

MP cuts diesel VAT by 5%, petrol VAT by 3%

13 Oct 2017

MP cuts diesel VAT by 5%, petrol VAT by 3%

The MP government has cut the value added tax (VAT) on fuel products. It reduced VAT on diesel by 5% and VAT on petrol by 3%. CM Shivraj Chouhan said the new prices will be effective from midnight.

MP: Jyotiraditya makes the cut as Congress' chief ministerial candidate

27 Sep 2017

MP: Jyotiraditya makes the cut as Congress' chief ministerial candidate

Marking a generational shift in Madhya Pradesh's Congress politics, Jyotiraditya Scindia, 46, has emerged as the chief ministerial candidate.

MP govt orders teachers to dig holes for toilets

18 Sep 2017

MP govt orders teachers to dig holes for toilets

As part of PM Narendra Modi's birthday celebrations, the Centre observed September 17 as "Seva Diwas", a part of the 15-day "Swachhta hi Seva" campaign inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind.

MP- Amid high sentiments, debt-ridden farmer kills himself

15 Jun 2017

MP- Amid high sentiments, debt-ridden farmer kills himself

Amid high sentiments about farmers' issues in MP, a 42-year-old debt-ridden farmer of Balaghat committed suicide by consuming poison, the sixth in a week.

MP protest: Rs. 1cr compensation to farmers killed in firing

14 Jun 2017

MP protest: Rs. 1cr compensation to farmers killed in firing

A day after the MP government promised compensation of Rs. 1cr each to the families of the six farmers killed in police firing, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Mandsaur and handed over a cheque to one of them.

MP farmers protest- CM Chouhan breaks his fast for peace

11 Jun 2017

MP farmers protest- CM Chouhan breaks his fast for peace

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ended a one-day fast for restoring peace among farmers of the state.

BJP accepts Anandiben's resignation, to appoint new CM

03 Aug 2016

BJP accepts Anandiben's resignation, to appoint new CM

The BJP accepted former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation and stated that the process of appointing a new CM would begin.

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister

02 Aug 2016

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister

Anandiben Patel, Gujarat's first woman chief minister, who succeeded Narendra Modi on May 22, 2014, declared her decision to quit Office through a Facebook post.