Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday alleged that the probe by special task force into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam is aimed at protecting Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and those close to him.
Retired high court judge Chandresh Bhushan and two others have given their consent to be members of SIT that will monitor the Special Task Force's ongoing probe into the multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) admission and recruitment scam.
The state BJP suspended BJP Women Wing's state executive member Vandana Dwivedi after she was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with her alleged involvement in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) recruitment scam.
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.
A local court Monday granted bail to Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee`s chief spokesperson KK Mishra in connection with a defamation case against him for levelling allegations of involvement of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his family in the MPPEB scam.
Union Minister and former State Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that the Special Task Force (STF) was moving in the right direction in probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.
Congress members led by Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare on Monday staged a sit-in in the well of the House demanding tabling of the list of candidates selected for the post of transport constables and also handing over the MPPEB scam probe to CBI.
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday began a seven-day fast near the Collectorate here to protest the non-payment of compensation to farmers for crop damage and for demanding a CBI probe in the MPPEB scam.
Disposing of a `letter petition` filed by Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on the issue of MPPEB scam, a division bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court Monday directed him to file a proper petition in the case and not involve courts in political battles.
An ABVP leader on Sunday tried to turn the heat of MPPEB`s PMT scam on Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh by alleging that one of the main accused was appointed by Singh in his capacity as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister in 1995.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed that Opposition Congress has levelled false allegations in connection with the MPPEB scam "just to derail the investigation being conducted under the supervision of the High Court."
Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is under fire from opposition Congress in connection with the alleged MPPEB scam, said he will take sanyas if allegations being levelled by opposition against him and his family are proved.
Former union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has demanded a CBI probe into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam and also resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on moral grounds.
Main opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday said that it will continue with its agitation against MP Professional Board Examination scam and press for Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s resignation over the issue.
The Congress on Sunday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored SIT probe into the MP Professional Board Examination scam, an issue over which it is expected to turn the heat on Shivraj Singh Chouhan government during the budget session of the state Assembly starting tomorrow.