Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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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.

Double whammy: Amid coronavirus crisis, locusts destroy crops

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.

Bengal denying trains to migrants, it's injustice: Shah to Banerjee

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".

In coronavirus-battered Madhya Pradesh, information about samples isn't being shared

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.

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

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.

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

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.

Coronavirus: These Indian states are far from 'flattening the curve'

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."

Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

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.

Coronavirus: Indore doctor dies; toll rises to 22 in district

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.

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

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.

Attacked by goons, doctors on coronavirus duty return for screening

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes oath as CM

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.

Kamal v/s Kamal Nath: Before floor test, Speaker accepts resignations

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress wants floor test after by-polls, BJP opposes

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.

MP: BJP's plea regarding floor test reaches SC, Congress confident

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Suspense over floor test continues, Speaker remains non-committal

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.

After he joins BJP, forgery case against Jyotiraditya Scindia re-opens

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.

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.

Madhya Pradesh CM to rejig Cabinet as Ministers resign

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.

People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh

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.

BJP's troubleshooter and stalwart, Arun Jaitley cremated with state honors

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.