KAILASH VIJAYVARGIYA

  • MP: BJP MLAs congratulate Kailash Vijayvargiya instead of Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize December 11, 2014

    Bhopal: While the world is lauding Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize 2014, MLAs in his home state are completely clueless about it. In the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday, BJP MLAs mistakenly congratulated state minister Kailash Vijayvargiya instead. BJP MLAs claimed Vijayvargiya was honoured for his humanitarian work....
  • LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates a Rs 80 lakh cruise boat in Indore August 18, 2014

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the 'Malwa Queen', a cruise boat, in the Pipliya Pala pond situated in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Park in Indore on Sunday. Built at a cost of Rs 80 lakh, the boat was launched by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC). On the...
  • AAP a non-entity, won't have any impact in LS polls: Kailash Vijayvargiya March 16, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister and BJP leader Kailash Vijaywargiya on Sunday termed Aam Aadmi Party as a "useless" entity and said the Arvind Kejriwal-led party will not have any impact in any Lok Sabha seat in upcoming elections. "AAP has become a useless party in this country. I think it...
  • HC issues notice to Kailash Vijayvargiya on petitions over poll irregularities February 8, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday issued notices to four BJP MLAs, including the state's Urban Administration Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, to respond to petitions challenging their elections last year. The other three MLAs are Neena Verma (Dhar), Ranjana Baghel (Manwar) and Chaitanya Kumar Kashyap (Ratlam). Vijayvargiya represents Mahu constituency. Some of...
  • Congress, BJP squabble over 'Ae mere watan ke logon' lyricist Pradeep February 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Poet Pradeep, who penned the famous "Ae mere watan ke logon" has become the centre of a political slugfest between the Congress and BJP. When the golden anniversary of "Ae mere watan ke logon" was celebrated in Mumbai, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was present at the stage with...
  • People don't want Rahul's 'emotional atyachar', says BJP October 26, 2013

    BJP leader and Madhya Pradesh Industries minister Kailash Vijayvargiya on Friday said in Indore that people did not want to face the "emotional atyachar (excesses)" in the form of Congress VicePresident Rahul Gandhi's speeches. 'Rahul Gandhi has been continually making emotional speeches so that people's attention could be diverted from important...
  • Rekha, Sachin can attract masses, can't garner votes for Congress: BJP October 24, 2013

    In a bid to hit out at Congress' choice of 'star campaigners' for upcoming assembly polls in MP, BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya said the likes of Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar can only get masses for rallies, not votes for a political party. "Rekha can influence Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin can play cricket but...
  • EC slaps poll code violation notice on MP Industry Minister October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Election Commission Wednesday slapped a notice against Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya for making "contemptuous" remarks against the model code of conduct and distributing money. Taking cognisance of his criticism of the model code at a programme of Rajput Sabha in Bhopal on October 14, the EC...
  • MP Minister Kailash seen distributing cash during campaigning October 15, 2013

    Indore: Ahead of Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya finds himslef in some trouble as has been caught on camera handing out cash at an election rally in Mhow, Indore. Vijayvargiya, who is an MLA from Mhow flouted the elections commission's model code of conduct. The incident took...
  • Let law take its own course in Asaram case, says MP industries minister August 29, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh industries minister Kailash Vijayvargiya on Thursday said law should be allowed to take its course in the case of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, facing charges of sexual assault on a minor girl. The minister had earlier alleged that the charge against the godman could be "politically motivated". "I do...
  • Debate on RSS chief's remark on rapes unnecessary: BJP January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday defended the remarks by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat who had said that rape incidents occurred in cities and not in rural areas. BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad lambasted critics and said that the comments should be seen in their entirety, adding that...
  • Women who cross limits pay the price: MP BJP leader January 4, 2013

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for the Bharatiya Janata Party, a Madhya Pradesh Cabinet minister has stirred more controversy by making an irresponsible remark. He suggested that if women breach their moral limits, they ask for punishment. "Ek hi shabd hai Maryada. Maryada ka ulanghan hota hai, toh Sitaharan ho...
  • Guwahati: Girls should behave, says MP minister July 21, 2012

    Indore: In a reference to the July 10 molestation incident in Guwahati, Madhya Pradesh Industries Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya on Saturday said that the safety of women and respect accorded to them depended on how well they behaved and the dignity with which they carried themselves. "When we accept traditions in this...