Ajay Singh

  • Arjun Singh's son Ajay loses Satna seat May 16, 2014

    Two-time BJP MP Ganesh Singh on Friday defeated his Congress rival Ajay Singh from Satna constituency by a margin of 8,688 votes in a keenly contested polls. Ajay, son of late Union Minister Arjun Singh, is Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. Ganesh Singh secured 3,75,288 as against 3,66,600 votes...
  • BJP focused on one leader, Congress talks of entire country: Ajay Singh April 19, 2014

    Congress leader Ajay Singh has said while BJP harps on just one leader, his party talks about the entire country. The former Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly said BJP has focused its campaign on one leader, a reference to its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, while Congress talks about...
  • Man gets life term for rape-cum-murder of a woman police constable April 13, 2014

    A special court in Kota sentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010. Special Court judge Ajay Singh convicted and awarded life sentence to Tulsiram, who worked as a cook at Chechat police station of the district, for raping and killing the woman...
  • CJ Show: Wife of a martyred soldier fights for her rights January 26, 2014

    CJ Poonam Pathania is the wife of slain soldier Ajay Singh Pathania who was killed in Kabul embassy attack. After her husbands death, politicians had promised that her family will be taken care of, but till date none of those promises have been fulfilled. Today she has turned a CJ...
  • Exit polls do not affect me: Ajay Singh December 5, 2013

    Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Wednesday asserted that he was not dismayed by the exit polls predicting a Congress defeat in the state assembly elections. "Why should I be perturbed?" said Ajay, during an interaction with the media persons in Bhopal when asked if he...
  • Congress will win MP Assembly polls, says Ajay Singh December 2, 2013

    Leader of the Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh on Monday expressed confidence that Congress will win the state elections. "I have been saying all along that Congress would win these (Assembly) elections and there is no change in my stand," Ajay told PTI. The leader said there were several...
  • MP goes to polls today, BJP looks confident in a straight fight with Cong November 25, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh votes on Monday with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress facing each other in a hotly contested election to the state Assembly. Almost all pre-poll surveys are predicting a straight third term in office for the BJP. The BJP is heavily banking on the...
  • Congress leader Ajay Singh targets Shivraj Chouhan over Central funds November 16, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Congress leader Ajay Singh on Saturday said the BJP government in the state had received more than Rs 4 lakh crore from the Centre in the last five years but the money had not been spent on development and it had gone down the drain due to widespread...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Ajay Singh file nomination papers for MP Assembly elections November 5, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday filed his nomination papers for the November 25 assembly elections from Budhni constituency in Sehore district. Chouhan who has already won twice from Budhni seat, was accompanied by his two sons, Sehore district BJP President, Rajkumar Bhati at the time of...
  • I-League: Mohammedan Sporting down Sporting Clube de Goa October 27, 2013

    Duler: Josimar's brace helped Mohammedan Sporting score a 3-1 win over Sporting Clube de Goa in the I-league match at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, here on Sunday. Mohammedan Sporting who led 1-0 at half-time scored through Josimar (32nd, 89th) and substitute Ajay Singh (71st). While Sporting Clube de Goa, who were reduced...
  • Congress blames 'mismanagement' for Ratangarh temple tragedy October 14, 2013

    Leader of the opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly Ajay Singh expressed grief over the tragedy at Ratangarh and demanded a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each for the victims' families. Ajay also blamed "mismanagement" by the administration and alleged police lathicharge for the stampede. There was no prior arrangement for primary...
  • Ramdev campaigns for BJP will spoil their party's votebank in MP: Digvijaya Singh October 17, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Thursday challenged yoga guru Ramdev to have a debate with him on any issue in an open forum. "On one hand, Ramdev campaigns for the BJP, while on the other hand, wherever he organises his yoga camps, he levels all sorts of allegations against me....
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan insulted state employees by rebuffing demands: Congress September 22, 2013

    The Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Ajay Singh has alleged Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan "insulted" nearly six lakh government employees and officials by not listening to their demands. "Chouhan, who once described himself as well-wisher of employees, has now become so arrogant that he thinks he would...
  • Congress wont tolerate fascist tactics of BJP, says Ajay Singh September 10, 2013

    The leader of the opposition in the Madhya Pradesh assembly Ajay Singh has warned BJP leaders that a befitting reply would be given to them if they tried to implement their "fascist" thinking in the state. In a statement, the leader of the opposition strongly criticised statements by BJP MP Kaptan...
  • Cong has no tradition of declaring CM candidate, says Ajay Singh September 8, 2013

    Bhopal: The appointment of Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia as chairman of Madhya Pradesh poll campaign committee does not make him a claimant for the chief minister's post, Leader of Opposition in state Assembly Ajay Singh has said. "Congress has no such tradition like (of announcing) chief ministerial candidate. If few persons...
  • Illegal sand mining: State opposition party forms 'fact-finding' committee August 19, 2013

    Opposition Congress on Monday announced setting up of a two-member committee to inquire whether 100-odd dumpers seized in connection with illegal sand mining in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh were let off with impunity. The Leader of Opposition in state Legislative Assembly Ajay Singh on Monday announced the formation of the...
  • MP CM, wife record statements in defamation case against Ajay Singh August 6, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife Sadhna on Tuesday recorded their statements before a court in connection with the defamation case filed by the duo against Leader of the Opposition in state Assembly, Ajay Singh, for harming their reputation. The Chief Minister, accompanied by his wife, arrived...
  • MP CM's poll campaign financed by mining baron, says I-T report July 29, 2013

    Bhopal: The Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh is battling a fresh crisis after key Income Tax documents revealed that his last election campaign named operation 'Vijay' was financed by mining baron Sudhir Sharma. Mining baron Sudhir Sharma was a college lecturer until 2005. Sharma was raided by the...
  • Sodomy case: Court to hear MP ex-minister Raghavji's anticipatory bail plea today July 9, 2013

    Bhopal: A sessions court will on Tuesday hear the anticipatory bail plea of sacked Madhya Pradesh finance minister Raghavji in connection with a sodomy case. Raghavji on Monday applied for an anticipatory bail after police registered an FIR against him and his two associates for allegedly sodomising his domestic help. Raghavji...
  • MP: Police file case of unnatural sex against ex-finance minister July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days after Raghavji stepped down from the post of Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister after allegations of sodomy, the BJP has expelled him from the party. Meanwhile, police have now registered a case against him for unnatural sex. "A case has been filed against him under IPC 370, 506...
  • Police file FIR against former MP minster following sodomy allegations July 7, 2013

    "Raghavji on Sunday appeared in the police station. We have registered FIR against Raghavji and 2 others, under IPC 370, 506, 34. Investigation is on and further action will be taken according to law," said SP Anshuman Singh. ...
  • BJP expels ex-Madhya Pradesh minister Raghavji from party following sodomy allegations July 7, 2013

    Bhopal: Following sodomy allegations, the BJP on Sunday removed its controversial former Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Raghavji from the party. The announcement was made at a press conference by state BJP President Narendra Singh Tomar. Raghavji had resigned on Friday as the Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister following allegations that he sodomised...
  • MP sodomy case: Protect victim, give him a govt job, says Congress July 6, 2013

    Bhopal: A political war is brewing in Madhya Pradesh over sodomy allegations on the states former finance minister Raghavji. The Opposition leader has hit out at Raghavji who resigned on Friday after his domestic help accused him of sodomy. Congress leader and Vidhan Sabha leader Ajay Singh has demanded security...
  • Karnataka elections: Kharge's son in Congress second list April 15, 2013

    Bangalore: Sons of union Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge, and former chief minister and now Lok Sahba member N Dharam Singh figure in the Congress second list of candidates for the May 5, 2013 Karnataka assembly polls. Priyank Kharge, the central minister's son, will contest from Chitapur, a constituency reserved for...
  • Congress leader criticises Uma Bharti for 'final rites' remark April 9, 2013

    Bhopal: Senior Congress leader Ajay Singh on Monday hit out at BJP Vice President Uma Bharti for her remarks that the 'final rites' of Congress would be performed during the Assembly elections later this year. Uma on Monday said that she had decimated Congress in 2003 and added that, "in...
  • Chaturvedi replaces Chautala as new TTFI president March 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Retired IAS officer Prabhat C Chaturvedi has replaced the jailed Ajay Singh Chautala as the Table Tennis Federation of India President after the elections held at the TTFI's Annual General Meeting. Elected for four years, Chaturvedi was the senior vice-president of the federation, and replaces Chautala, whose third term...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam: No interim bail for Chautala February 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In a setback for former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala, the Delhi High Court on Friday refused interim bail to the INLD chief in the teachers' recruitment scam. Chautala's counsel had sought intreim bail on medical grounds. But the High Court said no and postponed the hearing...
  • JBT scam: Chautala, son could be barred from contesting polls January 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala and his son Ajay Singh Chautala were on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years in jail for their involvement in the teachers' recruitment scam. Special CBI Judge Vinod Kumar, who last week had convicted the Chautalas and 53 others, including two IAS officers,...
  • Chautala sentencing: Protest by INLD condemnable, says Congress January 22, 2013

    Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala condemned the protests and said it was attempt to interrupt the legal system. ...
  • Watch: Reactions to OP Chautala's sentencing in teachers' job scam January 22, 2013

    Former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala and his MLA son Ajay Chautala were on Tuesday sentenced to 10 years in prison in the illegal teacher recruitment scam. ...