Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said there were no reports of casualties or damage to property in the state due to the earthquake which hit several parts of the country and Nepal, but asked officials to be on alert to deal with possible aftershocks.
Patting his Cabinet Minister Gopal Bhargava, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he (minister) has set an example by marrying off his two children in a mass marriage here on Wednesday.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan requesting him to look into the demands of the people affected by Omkareshwar dam project in Khandwa district and resolve the issues pertaining to their rehabilitation.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is under siege from opposition Congress over examination and recruitment board (MPPEB) scam, got a strong backing from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who hailed him for his "unblemished" credibility.
In the wake of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said the state BJP government has failed to rein in such elements and claimed that there is a strong nexus between leaders and sand mafia.
Congress will stand firm against the "anti-farmer" Land Acquisition Bill and continue to protest against it, party president Sonia Gandhi said on Thursday, reaffirming her commitment to the cause of the farmers.
A day ahead of Sonia Gandhi's proposed visit to rain-hit areas in Neemuch district, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed her even as he sought to know where was the Congress president when natural calamities hit the farmers in previous years, specially during UPA regime.
Failing to get an assurance from the Madhya Pradesh government on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs on Friday called off their agitation after staging a three-day protest in the state A.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today alleged that the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has "falsely implicated" Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in the multi-crore Vyapam scam, apparently to save Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Dissatisfied with Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's reply on providing relief to recent rain and hail hit farmers, Congress members staged an indefinite sit-in today in the well of the house demanding adequate compensation, even after the Speaker adjourned the assembly sine die.