Shivraj Singh Chauhan

  • FIR registered 5 years ago against MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh set aside by Patna HC 10-04-2014 08:17 PM

    The Patna High Court on Thursday set aside an FIR lodged against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan for allegedly making provocative speech against people of Bihar five years ago. Justice Aditya Kumar Trivedi set aside the FIR registered against the MP Chief Minister by a complainant Murad Ali...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands CBI probe into Vyapam scam 08-03-2014 07:17 PM

    Congress on Saturday sought to put Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in the dock with senior leader Digvijaya Singh demanding a CBI probe into the Rs 2,000-crore alleged Vyapam scam concerning the Professional Examination Board in the state. "When two former chief ministers Uma Bharati and myself are...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Alliances in West India 27-02-2014 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: In Western India, Maharashtra is the most populous state with 48 Lok Sabha seats. It is the second largest after UP. Coalition governments have been ruling the state since 1994. The Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ruled between 1994-99. The Congress-NCP alliance has been in power since 1999. The state...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan sworn in as Chief Minister for third term 14-12-2013 05:02 PM

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday was sworn in as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for third consecutive term, nearly a week after he led BJP to a spectacular hat-trick in Assembly elections. 54-year-old Chouhan was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav at a...
  • Why our elderly politicians desperately need cooler body language 11-12-2013 02:14 PM

    Let's face it. Our politicians suck at being hip. These otherwise glib people morph into human octopuses in front of cameras, not knowing what to do with their arms after an election win, raising an awkward thumb here and a shy V-sign there. Come to think of it, you can't...
  • Congress believes in delivering on promises, says Rahul 22-11-2013 06:39 PM

    As campaigning for the November 25 Assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh reached its crescendo, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party believes in delivering on promises it makes and cited two landmark legislations to back his claim. "The Congress does not believe in making tall promises. But...
  • Highest cases of crimes against women reported in MP: Sonia 15-11-2013 04:50 PM

    Bhopal: Congress President Sonia Gandhi attacked the Shivraj Singh Chauhan government in Madhya Pradesh over the law and order situation in the state saying that the BJP government has failed to provide adequate security to women during its tenure. "There is only one list in which Madhya Pradesh is number...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Cong MP Uday Pratap Singh from Hoshangabad joins BJP 14-11-2013 10:43 AM

    Hoshangabad: With a few days left for the Assembly polls, Congress MP Uday Pratap Singh from Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh has joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The change could effect the prospects of the Congress in the state in the general election, which is already struggling to make its stronghold...
  • At Bhopal rally Narendra Modi touches LK Advani's feet 25-09-2013 07:09 PM

    Bhopal: Putting an end to the rumours of sour relationship between him and LK Advani, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi touched Advani's feet while BJP workers welcomed them at the Bhopal rally. It is the first public appearance of Modi and Advani together after the...
  • CBI will fight upcoming elections for Congress, claims Narendra Modi 25-09-2013 06:06 PM

    Bhopal: Accusing the Congress-led UPA government of misusing the CBI to target rivals political parties, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday sounded the poll bugle for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections while claiming that it will be the investigating agency that will fight the...
  • Modi says BJP must fulfil Gandhi's wish to free India from Congress rule 25-09-2013 01:28 PM

    Bhopal: 4:05 pm: Addressing a massive rally in Bhopal, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi sounded the bugle for Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections and also gave a call to the electorate to throw out the Congress-led UPA government from the Centre in the next Lok Sabha...
  • Narendra Modi, LK Advani to share stage at BJP rally in Bhopal 25-09-2013 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: In a massive show of strength by the Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Chief Minister and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will share the stage with many senior leaders including LK Advani, who had opposed his candidature, during a rally in Bhopal on Wednesday. BJP leaders claim that...
  • MP: Health care in shambles, CM starts more schemes 29-05-2013 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh government recently started the Astha and Mamta campaign' for free treatment of leprosy, malaria and TB even though the Central government is already running such schemes. But the health care system and infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh is in shambles. Unless infrastructure is improved, big schemes will...
  • Serious flaw in MGNREGA implementation in MP: Audit report 19-05-2013 03:15 PM

    Bhopal: Serious irregularities like non-submission of utilisation certificates and delay in payment of wages to beneficiaries among others have come to notice in an official report on the implementation of MGNREGA scheme in Madhya Pradesh. It was also found that the state government was not following necessary budgetary procedures while...
  • MP: Chouhan joins chorus, seeks ban on IPL 18-05-2013 08:46 PM

    Mirzapur: Echoing demands raised in various quarters after the spot fixing expose, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday termed the IPL a mere buffoonery and said its time the league should be banned. "This league should be put to an end. IPL is not a sport but...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 15-05-2013 11:57 PM

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  • MP: Ghansour rape survivor remains critical 22-04-2013 08:00 PM

    Nagpur: The 4-year-old, who was allegedly raped in Ghansour town of Madhya Pradesh, continues to be critical with severe brain injuries. She continues to be on mechanical ventilator and life support system. The child is still not able to breathe and is in a deep coma with no oxygen supply...
  • PM should be 'secular': JD(U) after BJP reinducts Modi in Board 31-03-2013 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Sticking to its stand on NDA's Prime Ministerial candidate, Janata Dal (United) leader Neeraj Kumar said the country's Prime Minister should have 'secular credentials'. "The people will judge whoever has been named and there is consensus behind. It is our stand that the country's PM should have secular...
  • BJP announces Parliamentary Board, Narendra Modi reinducted 31-03-2013 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced its new Parliamentary Board and as speculated, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was reinducted into the panel after a gap of six years. Among the other new members, who were appointed in the board, were Pilibhit MP Varun Gandhi and...
  • Court order to book Chauhan, Sushma Swaraj stayed 18-11-2011 10:16 AM

    Bhopal: Within hours of a Madhya Pradesh district court ordering registration of a case against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and his Bharatiya Janata Party colleague Sushma Swaraj, a sessions court stayed the order to book the two in a case related to allegedly showing disrespect towards the national flag...
  • Exclusive: No leadership crisis in BJP, says Chouhan 24-10-2011 03:44 PM

    More politics than development at the 56th National Development Council meeting with Chief Ministers of non-Cong states accusing the Centre of trying to disturb the federal structure. Gujarat CM Narendra Modi said the Centre has forgotten federal dharma, Jayalalitha called UPA 'fascist'. CNN-IBN spoke to Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister...
  • Shehla's letter to CVC alleged misuse of state fund 17-09-2011 07:24 AM

    Bhopal: A month after RTI activist Shehla Masood was murdered outside her house in Bhopal, CNN-IBN has accessed a letter she wrote to the CVC. The letter alleges misuse of state funds to the tune of crores of rupees by top state officials including the Chief Minister. Shehla's letter named...
  • MP govt funded Advani visit: Shehla's letter 16-09-2011 03:02 PM

    Bhopal: Slain social activist Shehla Masood had complained to the Madhya Pradesh Chief Vigilance Commissioner against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and top state government officials accusing them of misusing state funds. A letter written by Shehla and dated August 1, 2011, just two weeks before she was killed in...
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    If the government hikes power tariff by faking losses and subsequently siphons off over Rs 1000 crore that is shown as subsidy provided to single...

  • MP minister flayed for comment on suicides 13-01-2011 02:51 PM

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Agricultural Minister Ramkrishna Kusmaria has now blamed old laws for failure to check farmer suicides just a day after making a startling statement that such suicides were the result of past sins. "Farmers are committing suicides to pay for their old sins. They have made agriculture land...
  • BJP eyes votes through MP government's scheme 28-12-2010 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: There's more to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan's favourite Ladli Laxmi Scheme that provides for the upbringing and education of the girl child in under-privileged homes than meets the eye. If the BJP has its way, the beneficiaries of this and other state-sponsored welfare schemes, could...
  • 10,000 tonnes of wheat rotting in Madhya Pradesh 17-09-2010 09:43 AM

    Bhopal: As the aam admi battles rising food prices, over 10,000 tonnes of wheat is lying rotting in a state warehousing corporation in Madhya Pradesh. The wheat meant for the public distribution system was procured by the state government recently. The rotting mountain of wheat could have fed thousands, but...