Articles about Shivraj Singh Chouhan
21 Jul 2021
MP: In-laws booked for forcing woman to drink acid
A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the in-laws of a 22-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior who was allegedly made to drink acid for failing to fulfill their dowry demand, a senior official said on Wednesday.
16 Jul 2021
MP well collapse: Three bodies retrieved; search operation on
Three bodies have been recovered from the well in which several people fell while trying to rescue a teenager, who had fallen into it the previous night in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said on Friday.
14 Jul 2021
MP to reopen schools from July 26 with 50% capacity
Schools for Classes XI and Classes XII in Madhya Pradesh will reopen with 50% capacity beginning July 26 and colleges from August 1, given a significant fall in the daily COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Wednesday.
03 Jul 2021
Private bus owners demand permit tax waiver for lockdown period
Private bus owners in Madhya Pradesh have demanded waiver of permit tax for the period between April and June this year, saying they could not operate their business during these three months due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
04 Jun 2021
3,000 doctors resign in MP after court calls strike 'illegal'
Thousands of junior doctors in Madhya Pradesh have resigned, following a High Court order which said their strike was "illegal" and asked them to resume duties by today.
13 May 2021
MP announces free education for children orphaned due to COVID-19
The Madhya Pradesh government will provide free education and a pension of Rs. 5,000 per month to children whose parents died of COVID-19, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.