Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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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.

MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill

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.

As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows

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.

Haryanvi dancer Sapna Choudhary joins BJP at Delhi membership drive

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.

In Varanasi, PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive

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.

For bat incident, BJP may send notice to Akash Vijayvargiya

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.

Congress v/s Congress in MP: Pressure on CM Kamal Nath

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.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress' government is in minority, BJP tells Governor

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.

BJP's Muslim-face refuses to campaign for Pragya, then puts conditions

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.

Malegaon blast-accused Sadhvi Pragya joins BJP, to contest from Bhopal

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.

Will BJP choose hardliner Sadhvi Pragya to take on Digvijaya?

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.

Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat

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.

Congress fields Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, BJP's bastion since 1989

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.

Lok Sabha elections: Amit Shah to launch nationwide bike rally

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.

MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe

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.

3 booked under NSA for cow slaughter in Congress-governed MP

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.

Yogi Adityanath denied permission to land in West Bengal

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.

Madhya Pradesh: After murders of BJP leaders, another one attacked

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.

MP BJP leader found dead, police suspects he's been murdered

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.

Small home, big heart: Shivraj Singh Chouhan moves to new-residence

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.

Outgoing-CM Chouhan uses Vajpayee's famous poem to express emotions

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.