BABULAL GAUR

  • MP seeks Centre's nod for buying weapons for Naxalhit areas August 17, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government has sought Centre's permission to purchase weapons for Naxalhit areas from the grant given to them and also demanded a dedicated helicopter for surveillance of regions affected with violence. "We have demanded from the Centre to give permission for purchasing weapons from the grant given for the Naxalhit...
  • No objection if court asks CBI to probe MPPEB scam: Babulal Gaur August 12, 2014

    Expressing satisfaction over the STF probe in the MPPEB scam, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur has said the state government would not have an objection if a court hands over the inquiry to CBI. "The Special Task Force (STF) is probing the 'Vyapam' (Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board) scam under...
  • UP: Politicians remain defiant despite rising cases of crime against women June 5, 2014

    Even as the UP government faces flak over increasing rape incidents, the ruling Samajwadi Party remains defiant and insensitive Party Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said that those worried about law and order in UP should stay put in Delhi. He also asked reporters to mind their own business. And if...
  • No government can ensure there is no rape: Babulal Gaur June 5, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Thursday landed in a controversy with his remarks that no government can ensure rape is prevented and action can be taken only after the act, triggering angry reaction from Congress which said he has no right to continue in office. "It is a social...
  • Another insensitive remark! MP Minister says crime against women cannot be prevented June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another instance highlighting the insensitivity of politicians towards crime against women, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Thursday said that these incidents cannot be prevented. Gaur's remarks come at a time when UP CM Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh are receiving flak for...
  • All cracker units to be inspected, says home minister Babulal Gaur May 5, 2014

    Taking a serious view of a recent fire in a cracker factory at Badnagar in Ujjain district which claimed 18 lives, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur said in Bhopal on Monday that all cracker units will be inspected and directed officials to ensure safety measures at these units. After inspecting...
  • Hunger for power led Congress to ignore Mahatma Gandhi's advice: Babulal Gaur April 12, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Minister Babulal Gaur on Saturday said "hunger for power" prevented the Congress party from heeding to Mahatma Gandhi's advice to disband itself after Independence. In a statement here, he also objected to Congress invoking former Prime Minister and BJP stalwart Atal Bihari Vajpayee to target...
  • MPCC chief condemns lathicharge by police on agitating Youth Congress activists January 22, 2014

    Newly appointed MPCC president Arun Yadav on Wednesday condemned canecharge by police on youth Congress activists when they were staging a demonstration in front of state Home Minister Babulal Gaur's residence. In a statement issued in Bhopal, Yadav said the "use of force on Youth Congress activists was totally condemnable." The...
  • Sexual crimes less against fully dressed Chennai women: Babulal Gaur January 19, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Sunday said there were few sexual crimes against women in Chennai as they dress up fully and regularly visit temples. Gaur who recently returned from a trip to Chennai said that the crime rate against women in the capital of Tamil Nadu against women...
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan allocates portfolios to cabinet colleagues December 24, 2013

    Senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur was allocated Home and Jail Department, while Jayant Mallaiya was given Finance as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan distributed portfolios to his party MLAs on Monday. Mallaiya will also have additional charge of Water Resources, Commercial Tax, Planning and Statistics Departments, official sources said....
  • BJP confident of scoring hattrick in MP assembly elections December 6, 2013

    Political experts generally point towards an antiincumbency factor in an election having a higher polling percentage but the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh hopes it will script a hattrick in the Assembly polls amid a "proincumbency" wave across the state. The saffron party, which fought the elections on the development plank,...
  • Asaram is paying price for his deeds: Madhya Pradesh minister September 7, 2013

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister Babulal Gaur Friday said that the controversial godman Asaram Bapu was paying the the price for his past deeds. "Jo Jaisa Karega, Vaisa hi Bhugtega (as you sow, so shall you reap)," the minister said, when asked by reporters to comment on Asaram, arrested from...
  • Women aping foreign culture not for India: Babulal Gaur January 13, 2013

    Sagar: After Madhya Pradesh Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya drew flak for 'Lakshman rekha' remark, his senior colleague Babulal Gaur on Sunday said 'foreign culture' of women wearing jeans and Tshirts, drinking liquor and dancing with other men is not good for India. "Women in foreign countries wear jeans and Tshirts, dance with...
  • 'Narendra Modi is secular to the core' June 25, 2012

    Indore: Senior BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh minister Babulal Gaur on Monday described Narendra Modi as the second Vallabh Bhai Patel and a "secular" leader to the core. "Narendra Modi desh ke dusre Vallabh Bhai Patel hain... shudh secular hain, (Narendra Modi is the second Vallabh Bhai Patel of this country......