SHIVRAJ SINGH CHOUHAN

  • PM Modi arrives in MP to inaugurate power units 15 hours 29 minutes ago

    Indore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Thursday en route to Khandwa district where he will inaugurate two units each of 600 MW capacity of Singaji Thermal Power Project. The Prime Minister was accorded a warm welcome at the airport by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. "Modiji wished the Chief...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks NABARD's help in its irrigation projects 6 days ago

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has urged the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to assist major irrigation projects and extend technical and financial assistance for computerisation of cooperative banks in the state. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a meeting with NABARD chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala said the development...
  • UPA caused losses worth crores of rupees in coal: Prakash Javadekar February 20, 2015

    Bhopal: Stating that Rs 80,000 crore has been raked in through auctioning of 14 coal blocks, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the previous UPA government had caused losses worth crores of rupees. "...the government has auctioned just 14 and earned a revenue of Rs 80,000 crore. The...
  • Digvijaya Singh's unsolicited advice not needed: MP Minister February 19, 2015

    A day after Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh hit out at Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Vyapam scam, state Urban Development Minister Kailash Vijayavargiya has hit back saying, "We do not need Digvijaya Singh's unsolicited advice. He has clearly not succeeded in politics and must join...
  • Bhopal: Police release water canon on Congress workers protesting Vyapam scam February 18, 2015

    Bhopal: Opposition Congress protested against Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh over the Vyapam scam with the police releasing water canon on the protestors. Earlier in the day, the state Assembly also witnessed ruckus. The Congress leaders walked out while Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was delivering his speech on the...
  • News 360: PM Modi says there is no space for religious intolerance in India February 17, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that there is no space for religious intolerance in India and that his government will ensure that there is complete freedom of faith. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 17, 2015

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 17, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Documents tampered with to protect MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in recruitment scam: Congress February 17, 2015

    The Congress has alleged that documents were tampered with to protect Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the admission and recruitment scam. The Congress has also demanded the CM's resignation. However, the BJP has hit back saying there is no proof to prove the allegations. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories February 16, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay February 16, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal asks power departments for proposals on tariff cut February 16, 2015

    Taking the first move to fulfill his poll promises, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday directed the finance and power departments to send proposals for reduction of electricity tariffs by half till the audits are completed by the Comptroller and Auditor General. ...
  • BJP is trying to save MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Vyapam scam, says Congress February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday alleged that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's name has been replaced by Union Minister Uma Bharati and others in the Vyapam case. Singh alleged that Chouhan's name has been replaced in the excel sheet submitted by the STF in the...
  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane fails to take off, police push it off the runway December 22, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh policemen were on Monday employed to push Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane as it failed to take off from Chhindwara airport. Officers were pushing the plane off the runway to make room for Congress MP Kamal Nath's plane which was due to land. Kamal Nath's plane hovered...
  • Madhya Pradesh to have country's first school for children of labourers November 3, 2014

    Bhopal: The foundation stone of the country's first 'Shramodaya School' for the children of labourers was laid by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The school at Mugalia Chaap village near the state capital will be developed on the lines of the Navodaya Vidyalaya. The medium of instruction in...
  • JP Nadda replaces Ananth Kumar as secretary of key BJP poll panel September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior leader JP Nadda has been apointed the secretary of BJP's revamped Central Election Committee by party chief Amit Shah, replacing Ananth Kumar. The 15membe CEC, which decides on the party candidates and takes other important election related decisions at the national level, was recently revamped by Shah...
  • Chouhan defends BJP's Marg Darshak Mandal, says seniors are their guiding light August 26, 2014

    The BJP on Tuesday created the Marg Darshak Mandal for party veterans Atal Bihari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, shunting them out of the Parliamentary Board. ...
  • CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan declares 'Mardaani' tax free in MP; lauds Rani Mukerji for her powerful performance August 25, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to give taxfree status to actress Rani Mukherjee's latest film 'Mardaani'. "We will give 'tax free' status to 'Mardaani' in Madhya Pradesh considering the bold social message conveyed by it," Chouhan posted on Twitter last night. "Trafficking of young girls and women...
  • MP bypoll results: BJP wins 2 seats, Congress wins 1 August 25, 2014

    Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party won Agar and Vijayraghavgarh Assembly seats and the Congress wrested the Bahoriband Assembly seat from the BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Monday. Sourabh Singh, who joined Congress recently after quitting BSP, won from Bahoriband by a margin of 7,977 votes. The BJP wrested Vijayraghavgarh from the...
  • MP government colleges to set up personality development cells August 18, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday that personality development centres would be set up in all government colleges in the state. In a tweet, the MP Chief Minister said that these cells would expose youth to India's rich culture. Chouhan said that these cells would also help...
  • MP to hold 'Krishi Mahotsavs' to make agriculture profitable August 15, 2014

    With an aim to turn agriculture into a profitable venture, the Madhya Pradesh government on Friday announced that it will organise and celebrate "Krishi Mahotsav" annually beginning this year onwards. "We will celebrate Krishi Mahotsav every year from September 25 to October 25 and also in future with a target to...
  • Woman constable who shot herself at Bhopal airport shifted to AIIMS August 11, 2014

    A CISF constable, who had shot herself at Bhopal airport after being allegedly scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, has been shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi as her condition has deteriorated. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) was shifted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by an...
  • Scolded for late coming on duty, woman CISF constable shoots self August 10, 2014

    A woman CISF constable allegedly shot herself at Bhopal airport after being scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, police said on Sunday. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) shot herself on August 5, after being allegedly scolded by a Central Industrial Security Force's (CISF) officer. She is battling for life...
  • MP wants to be India's economic heart, Shivraj Singh calls for investment July 26, 2014

    With a view to make Madhya Pradesh heart of economic activity in India, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has called on industry leaders to invest in the State and assured them of providing investorfriendly environment. Chouhan met top corporate executives at an event in Madhya Pradesh on Friday night and told...
  • Swift green clearances to make MP power surplus: Shivraj Singh Chouhan July 21, 2014

    Enthused by swift green clearance to a "number of projects" in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan asserted that the state would be power surplus in next four years and supply electricity to others. Outlining future development plans of MP which was once among the least developed BIMARU states, Chouhan...
  • Chouhan lauds BRICS bank, calls it a matter of pride for India July 16, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed happiness over India getting the opportunity to become the first president of the proposed BRICS Development Bank. "A moment of pride for India on becoming the first President of The New Development Bank of BRICS," Chouhan said in a tweet. In another tweet, Chouhan...
  • Shivraj Singh slams Congress for dragging his name into MPPEB scam July 12, 2014

    Strongly criticising the Congress for dragging his name into the MPPEB scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said in Indore on Friday that all attempts made by the opposition would fail, since the government did not have any bad intentions. "We detected irregularities in recruitment and admission tests (conducted...
  • Cong holds protest demanding CBI probe, Chouhan's resignation over MPPSC scam July 9, 2014

    Congress workers on Wednesday staged a protest seeking a probe by CBI into the alleged Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) examination and recruitment scam and resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in this regard. Congress workers, led by the state unit Congress president Arun Yadav, tried to walk...
  • Congress creates ruckus in MP assembly on lawyers strike, demands reply from BJP July 9, 2014

    Congress members on Wednesday created a ruckus in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on the ongoing strike by lawyers in Indore district and demanded an immediate reply from the ruling BJP government on the issue. The matter was raised by Jeetu Patwari (Congress) during Zero hour stating that judicial work in Indore...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan meets Venkaiah Naidu for Metro projects in state July 7, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Monday met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Bhopal and sought central assistance for various projects like Metro and housing in the state. Chauhan also demanded financial assistance for Ujjain Kumbh Mela and smart city project for Gwalior. Stating that the state...