Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Coronavirus: Madhya Pradesh orders 60-hour lockdown in urban areas

08 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Madhya Pradesh orders 60-hour lockdown in urban areas

The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday ordered a 60-hour lockdown in all urban areas.

60-hour weekend lockdown in all MP cities: CM Chouhan

08 Apr 2021

60-hour weekend lockdown in all MP cities: CM Chouhan

A lockdown will be enforced in all Madhya Pradesh cities from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday to check the spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Thursday.

MP: CM Chouhan launches 'Sankalp,' a campaign to combat coronavirus

23 Mar 2021

MP: CM Chouhan launches 'Sankalp,' a campaign to combat coronavirus

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday launched Sankalp, a campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19, and appealed to people to follow important steps such as wearing masks and social distancing to protect themselves.

BJP MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies due to COVID-19

02 Mar 2021

BJP MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies due to COVID-19

Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, 69, the BJP Lok Sabha member from Khandwa District in Madhya Pradesh, died at a hospital in Gurugram, family sources said on Tuesday.

Night curfew will be reimposed in MP if required: CM

26 Feb 2021

Night curfew will be reimposed in MP if required: CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said if required a night curfew will be reimposed in the state to curb the COVID-19 spread and urged people not to travel to Maharashtra which has witnessed a sharp rise in cases in the last two weeks.

Hoshangabad in MP to be renamed as Narmadapuram: Chouhan

20 Feb 2021

Hoshangabad in MP to be renamed as Narmadapuram: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Hoshangabad city in MP would be renamed as Narmadapuram and a proposal to that effect would be sent to the Centre.

Bus accident: Last minute route change; bravery by one family

17 Feb 2021

Bus accident: Last minute route change; bravery by one family

A last-minute route diversion due to a heavy traffic jam proved fatal for most passengers of a private bus in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday even as tales of bravery and the human instinct to help those in distress emerged from the tragedy.

MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned

16 Feb 2021

MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned

At least 32 people have reportedly died after a bus fell off a bridge into a canal in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

Won't tolerate inhuman behavior: MP CM on dumping of homeless

13 Feb 2021

Won't tolerate inhuman behavior: MP CM on dumping of homeless

A fortnight after Indore's civic body dumped homeless people out of the city amid cold weather, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that inhuman behavior won't be tolerated. He made the statement during his visit to the night shelters on Friday.

Over 2,400 missing girls from MP rescued in Jan 2021

10 Feb 2021

Over 2,400 missing girls from MP rescued in Jan 2021

Madhya Pradesh Police rescued 2,444 minor girls last month under a campaign to trace missing and abducted girls, an official said on Wednesday.

Treat homeless people with humanity: Indore official to staff

01 Feb 2021

Treat homeless people with humanity: Indore official to staff

After facing flak for dumping homeless people outside Indore amid the biting cold, the local administration has got into damage control by providing food and shelter to such people, and has asked officials to treat them with "sensitivity and humanity."

Civic officials dump homeless outside 'clean' Indore, videos go viral

30 Jan 2021

Civic officials dump homeless outside 'clean' Indore, videos go viral

Indore, judged as the cleanest city by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for four straight years, garnered attention for poor reasons when videos of civic officials dumping homeless elderly at the city's outskirts surfaced on Friday.

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

15 Jan 2021

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

Law against stone-pelters to have life term provision: MP CM

07 Jan 2021

Law against stone-pelters to have life term provision: MP CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reiterated that a stringent law with a provision of life imprisonment will be enacted to curb the incidents of stone-pelting in the state.

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

28 Dec 2020

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been facing criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his absence at the party's Foundation Day event.

MP Cabinet passes anti-conversion bill with up to 10-year imprisonment

26 Dec 2020

MP Cabinet passes anti-conversion bill with up to 10-year imprisonment

The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday approved the Dharma Swatantrya (Religious Freedom) Bill, 2020 that aims to curb forced religious conversions for inter-faith marriages in the state.

Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

22 Dec 2020

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.

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

17 Dec 2020

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.

MP to form 'cow cabinet' for conservation, promotion of cattle

18 Nov 2020

MP to form 'cow cabinet' for conservation, promotion of cattle

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to form a "cow cabinet," Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced on Wednesday.

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

10 Nov 2020

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.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

23 Oct 2020

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

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.

MP: DG rank officer brutally beats wife; captured on video

28 Sep 2020

MP: DG rank officer brutally beats wife; captured on video

A disturbing video of Madhya Pradesh's Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, Purushottam Sharma, where the officer is seen brutally assaulting his wife, has been doing the rounds on social media since Monday morning.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for coronavirus

24 Aug 2020

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for coronavirus

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 66-year-old asked his close contacts to go into strict quarantine immediately.

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

18 Aug 2020

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.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus

14 Aug 2020

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tests negative for coronavirus

Home Minister Amit Shah informed through a tweet on Friday that he tested negative for coronavirus, twelve days after he contracted the infection.

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

11 Aug 2020

Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee, coronavirus positive, on ventilator support after surgery

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who informed on Monday that he tested positive for coronavirus, has been put on ventilator support after brain surgery, multiple reports said.

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

04 Aug 2020

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 51-year-old has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

04 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The development comes just two days after sitting CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the virus.

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

03 Aug 2020

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Yediyurappa is the second state CM after Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan to have tested positive.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

26 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

On Saturday, India reported over 48,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 13.85 lakh. The death toll crossed 32,000 with over 700 more deaths on Saturday.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for coronavirus

25 Jul 2020

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for coronavirus

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, informed on Saturday that he has been tested positive for coronavirus.

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

17 Jul 2020

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

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

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.

Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed

09 Jul 2020

Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed

After giving police the slip for nearly a week, noted gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the brutal killings of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain this morning.

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

02 Jul 2020

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.

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

29 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening

The easing of coronavirus-induced lockdown led to a worrying rise in cases prompting few states to toy with the idea of re-imposing some curbs.

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

11 Jun 2020

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

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.