Shivraj Singh Chouhan: News

03 Jun 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh government suspends private school's license amid hijab row

The recognition of Ganga Jamuna Higher Secondary School in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district has been officially suspended, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced on Friday.

02 Jun 2023


RSS worker posts cartoon showing Muslim women as 'baby-making factory'

A worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was arrested from Karnataka's Raichur for posting a WhatsApp status depicting Muslim women as a "baby-making factory."

30 May 2023

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Condoms, birth control pills in government's unexpected 'wedding kit' 

Condoms and birth control pills were unexpectedly discovered inside make-up boxes given to brides at a mass wedding event in the Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday, reported NDTV.

27 May 2023


Indore: Mob manhandles Hindu man, Muslim woman; stabs rescuers 

A Hindu man and a Muslim woman were reportedly manhandled by a mob when they came out of a hotel in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on Thursday night.

Chouhan-Sharma rift worries BJP ahead of Madhya Pradesh polls

Flagging issues that could significantly impact the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s electoral fate in Madhya Pradesh, a section of party leaders have reportedly urged the saffron brigade's high command to intervene and set the house in order.

06 May 2023

Madhya Pradesh

'The Kerala Story': MP government waives tax on Adah Sharma-starrer

Despite the blazing controversies Adah Sharma starrer The Kerala Story has been entrapped in since its trailer was released, the film released on Friday seems to be growing due to excellent word of mouth.

03 Apr 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Indore temple tragedy: Bulldozers demolish illegal construction days after mishap

Municipal authorities in Indore reportedly began demolishing alleged illegal construction at the city's Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal Temple days after an area of the temple collapsed, killing 36 people, on Thursday (Ram Navami).

31 Mar 2023


Death toll in Indore temple tragedy rises to 35

As many as 35 people were confirmed dead on Friday in the Indore temple tragedy, a day after a slab constructed on top of an old well collapsed during a Ram Navami celebration at the Beleshwar Mahadev Jhulelal Temple in Madhya Pradesh (MP).

18 Feb 2023

Madhya Pradesh

MP: 12 South African cheetahs arrive at Kuno National Park

Twelve cheetahs from South Africa arrived in Madhya Pradesh as an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft carrying the big cats landed at the Gwalior Air Force base on Saturday.

01 Feb 2023

Uma Bharti

Will turn liquor shops into cow sheds: BJP's Uma Bharti

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti sought to link the recent rise in crimes against women in the state to consuming alcohol.

13 Dec 2022

Congress Party

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria arrested over 'kill Modi' remark

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Congress leader and former state cabinet minister, Raja Pateria, from Damoh district early on Tuesday after an FIR was registered over his alleged remarks calling for the death of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

12 Dec 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP Congress leader Raja Pateria's 'kill Modi' remark triggers row

Senior Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Raja Pateria has sparked a major row after allegedly making controversial statements against PM Narendra Modi.

20 Oct 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: No hearse, man boards bus with neice's body

A man walked to the bus stand carrying the body of his four-year-old niece, who died in a freak accident, after he failed to get a hearse from the hospital in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

15 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Villagers returns home after alternate channel prevents dam collapse

Following a warning of a dam collapse, villagers in Madhya Pradesh (MP) were relocated to shelter camps.

01 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Denied hearse, man carries mother's body on motorcycle

In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence in Madhya Pradesh, a man was forced to carry the body of his deceased mother on a bike.

18 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: 13 dead as bus falls into Narmada river

In a tragic incident, a bus going from Indore to Pune fell into the Narmada river in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.

13 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Bizzare! Officer gets notice for serving cold tea to Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has drawn flak after a government official was issued a show-cause notice for serving low-quality, cold tea to the CM during his transit visit to Khajuraho in the state's Chhatarpur district.

04 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Tribal woman set ablaze over land dispute in Guna

A group of men set a 38-year-old tribal woman on fire after trespassing on land that her family received through a Madhya Pradesh government welfare scheme in the Guna district.

12 Jun 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Woman who resisted sexual assault receives 118 stitches on face

A woman in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal had to undergo surgery and receive 118 stitches on her face as she resisted a sexual assault on her by a group of men.

03 Jun 2022


After UP, 'Samrat Prithviraj' declared tax-free in Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand

Akshay Kumar's magnum opus Samrat Prithviraj hit the theaters on Friday.

08 May 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Indore: Rejected lover causes building fire killing 7; arrested

A 28-year-old man, named Shubham Dixit, was arrested late on Saturday after he allegedly set fire to a building in Indore, killing seven people and injuring nine others.

16 Apr 2022

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

In a bizarre development, police in Madhya Pradesh have booked three men—lodged in jail since March—in connection to last week's communal violence in Barwani district, NDTV reported.

15 Apr 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Khargone violence: Why is #JusticeForShivam trending on Twitter?

Shivam Shukla, a 16-year-old boy grievously injured in the recent communal clashes on Ram Navami in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone city, is currently battling for his life at a hospital in Indore.

13 Apr 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh appeared to be in serious trouble after making remarks on social media concerning the Khargone violence.

26 Mar 2022

Vivek Agnihotri

'The Kashmir Files': Genocide museum to come up in Bhopal

Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files has become a cultural phenomenon.

27 Sep 2021

Madhya Pradesh

Seven Naxals killed in MP in last three years: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government was working hard to curb the Naxal menace in the state and usher in development in rebel-hit areas.

17 Sep 2021

Madhya Pradesh

MP: Gadkari lays foundation stones of Rs. 9,577cr-worth road projects

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 34 road projects worth Rs. 9,577 crore in Madhya Pradesh and said more such projects worth Rs. one lakh crore will be sanctioned by the Centre for the state in the coming days.

10 Aug 2021

Madhya Pradesh

MP: 53% eligible population administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

At least 53 percent of the eligible population in Madhya Pradesh has been administered the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 10 percent have also taken the second dose, a senior official said on Tuesday.

09 Aug 2021

Madhya Pradesh

COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said in a tweet on Sunday that the coronavirus cannot harm Madhya Pradesh where the chief minister is "Shiv" and the state party unit chief is "Vishnu."

05 Aug 2021

Madhya Pradesh

MP rains: Not seen such devastation in 70yrs, says CM

With heavy rains ravaging the Gwalior-Chambal region in Madhya Pradesh, leaving two people dead and damaging bridges and other infrastructure, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said the state has "not seen such devastation in the last 70 years."

29 Jul 2021

Madhya Pradesh

MP crosses 3cr vaccination mark; 100% inoculation soon, says CM

Over three crore doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have been administered to people in Madhya Pradesh so far as against the eligible population of 5.40 crore, and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed confidence that the state will soon achieve the target of 100 percent inoculation.

21 Jul 2021

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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.

13 May 2021

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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

Madhya Pradesh

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.

07 Jan 2021

Madhya Pradesh

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.

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