Shivraj Singh Chouhan
26 May 2020
Double whammy: Amid coronavirus crisis, locusts destroy crops
Just as India battles coronavirus pandemic, it is faced with another problem — locusts — who are destroying crops and entering residential areas.
09 May 2020
Bengal denying trains to migrants, it's injustice: Shah to Banerjee
Trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states sparked a battle between political adversaries Amit Shah and Trinamool's Mamata Banerjee with the former writing a letter today underlining that Banerjee's government was doing "injustice".
07 May 2020
In coronavirus-battered Madhya Pradesh, information about samples isn't being shared
Transparency and the dissemination of correct data are crucial in the fight against coronavirus, but in Madhya Pradesh, these suggestions have gone for a toss.
03 May 2020
Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
25 Apr 2020
UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home
The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.
24 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'
It has been almost a month since India was placed under a nationwide lockdown. At a press briefing on Thursday, the government said that the coronavirus outbreak has been growing at a linear rate of 4.5% and the curve has been "flattened."
18 Apr 2020
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.
09 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Indore doctor dies; toll rises to 22 in district
In a tragic piece of news, a 62-year-old doctor died on Thursday due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
05 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM
The Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh will now face a stricter lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise.
03 Apr 2020
Attacked by goons, doctors on coronavirus duty return for screening
The entire nation was shamed this week when a group of doctors was attacked in Madhya Pradesh's Indore for merely doing their duties. In the city's Tatt Patti Bakhal area, healthcare workers were pelted with stones and abused, a video of which went viral.
23 Mar 2020
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.
20 Mar 2020
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.
18 Mar 2020
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.
17 Mar 2020
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.
16 Mar 2020
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.
13 Mar 2020
After he joins BJP, forgery case against Jyotiraditya Scindia re-opens
A forgery case, pertaining to the sale of 6,000 sq feet of land, was reopened against newly-inducted BJP member Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday, merely a day after he joined the saffron party severing his ties with the Congress.
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.
10 Mar 2020
Madhya Pradesh CM to rejig Cabinet as Ministers resign
The Madhya Pradesh government seems to be in peril after 19 MLAs tendered their resignation.
17 Sep 2019
People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh is not new to controversies. Landing in headlines because of his words is something the senior Congress leader aces in.
25 Aug 2019
BJP's troubleshooter and stalwart, Arun Jaitley cremated with state honors
One of the tallest leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Arun Jaitley, who breathed his last on Saturday, was cremated with complete state honors at New Delhi's Nigam Bodh Ghat a short while ago.
25 Jul 2019
MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill
In an interesting turn of events, two BJP MLAs, Sharad Kol, and Narayan Tripathi voted in favor of a Congress Bill in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday.
13 Jul 2019
As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows
The Madhya Pradesh government, run by Congress leader Kamal Nath, has its priorities straight and Anganwadis don't make the cut.
07 Jul 2019
Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive
On Sunday, famous Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Chaudhary joined the Bharatiya Janata Party during the party's membership drive program in Delhi.
06 Jul 2019
In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, on Saturday to launch BJP's nationwide membership drive.
04 Jul 2019
For bat incident, BJP may send notice to Akash Vijayvargiya
Akash Vijayvargiya, who thought it was absolutely fine to thrash a civic official, could soon receive a showcause notice from his party BJP.
27 May 2019
Congress v/s Congress in MP: Pressure on CM Kamal Nath
In December'18, Congress defeated BJP in Madhya Pradesh, albeit by a thin margin. The win made senior leader Kamal Nath the Chief Minister of the central state.
20 May 2019
Madhya Pradesh: Congress' government is in minority, BJP tells Governor
Merely six months after Congress formed a government in Madhya Pradesh and appointed Kamal Nath as the Chief Minister, the grand old party has run into trouble.
26 Apr 2019
BJP's Muslim-face refuses to campaign for Pragya, then puts conditions
Fatima Rasool Siddique, the only Muslim candidate whom BJP gave a ticket in last year's Madhya Pradesh assembly polls, on Thursday said she would campaign for Pragya Thakur only if she apologizes to Muslims.
17 Apr 2019
Malegaon blast-accused Sadhvi Pragya joins BJP, to contest from Bhopal
Sadhvi Pragya Thakur has formally joined BJP on Wednesday, saying she will fight and win the Lok Sabha elections.
09 Apr 2019
Will BJP choose hardliner Sadhvi Pragya to take on Digvijaya?
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is mulling all its options for the Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, which has been its bastion for almost three decades.
06 Apr 2019
Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat
The list of Bharatiya Janata Party's star-campaigners in Gujarat started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ended with actor Vivek Oberoi.
23 Mar 2019
Congress fields Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, BJP's bastion since 1989
Reportedly, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh will contest from Bhopal in the upcoming elections. Bhopal has been BJP's bastion since decades as the saffron party hasn't lost parliamentary polls from there since 1989.
02 Mar 2019
Lok Sabha elections: Amit Shah to launch nationwide bike rally
Ahead of the much-anticipated general elections to be held in April-May, BJP President Amit Shah will kick off the poll campaign on Saturday from Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district.
25 Feb 2019
MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe
A day after two six-year-old twins were found dead in Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after meeting the victims' family, has urged Chief Minister Kamal Nath to hand the case over to the CBI.
06 Feb 2019
3 booked under NSA for cow slaughter in Congress-governed MP
For the first time since Congress came to power in Madhya Pradesh, three people were booked under National Security Act (NSA), a strict law invoked for suspects who threaten nation's security, for cow slaughter on Tuesday.
03 Feb 2019
Yogi Adityanath denied permission to land in West Bengal
In the latest chapter of the BJP's tussle with the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, the state government, on Sunday, denied permission for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's chopper to land.
21 Jan 2019
Madhya Pradesh: After murders of BJP leaders, another one attacked
On Sunday, a BJP leader was attacked and robbed of valuables in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani area.
20 Jan 2019
MP BJP leader found dead, police suspects he's been murdered
A BJP leader was found dead in Barwani, Madhya Pradesh this morning, with the police suspecting that he was murdered.
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.
12 Dec 2018
Outgoing-CM Chouhan uses Vajpayee's famous poem to express emotions
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tendered his resignation to Governor Anandiben Patel on Wednesday saying 'he was free' now.