Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Another farmer commits suicide in MP CM's home district

Bansi Lal, 54, committed suicide by hanging himself at his home in Jamunia Khurd village, falling under the jurisdiction of Doraha police station, police said.

Jun 19, 2017, 23:08 PM IST

Mandsaur violence: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan meets deceased farmers' kin, gives Rs one crore aid

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday visited Mandsaur where six people were killed in police action.

Jun 15, 2017, 00:09 AM IST

Scindia on 72-hour 'satyagraha' in farmers' support

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday launched a 72-hour 'satyagraha' here in support of farmers, three days after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan called off his indefinite fast on the issue.

Jun 14, 2017, 20:17 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reaches Mandsaur, meets kin of farmers killed in police firing

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reaches Mandsaur, meets kin of farmers killed in police firing

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reached Mandsaur, the hub of the recent farmers' agitation.

Jun 14, 2017, 08:47 AM IST

Farmers' protest: Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia detained on way to Mandsaur

Jyotiraditya Scindia was on Tuesday arrested along with some party leaders while on way to Mandsaur.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:23 PM IST

My work is to serve people, says Hardik Patel post-release

Hardik Patel was detained in Madhya Pradesh`s Neemuch district while en route to Mandsaur to meet the kin of farmers` killed in police firing during an agitation.
 

Jun 13, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
MP farmers' protest: Hardik Patel detained on way to Mandsaur; CM to visit city tomorrow

MP farmers' protest: Hardik Patel detained on way to Mandsaur; CM to visit city tomorrow

Hardik Patel, who had led the agitation for Gujarat's Patel community, and his supporters were detained in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district while on their way to Mandsaur, the epi-center of last week’s violent farmers’ agitation.

Jun 13, 2017, 12:23 PM IST

Mandsaur violence: Madhya Pradesh govt constitutes one-member committee to probe death of five farmers

Curfew was lifted completely from Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:30 PM IST

Congress dubs Shivraj Singh Chouhan's fast as 'drama'

The Congress on Monday said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan should have met the families of those killed in Mandsaur police firing instead of resorting to the "drama" of going on a "seven-star fast".

Jun 12, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Shiv Sena takes cue from Amit Shah's 'chatur baniya' comment on Gandhi to take a dig at MP CM

Shiv Sena takes cue from Amit Shah's 'chatur baniya' comment on Gandhi to take a dig at MP CM

Taking a dig at Shivraj Singh Chouhan for going on a hunger strike, the Shiv Sena today said the Madhya Pradesh chief minister used Gandhian means to quell the farmers' movement even as his party president described Mahatma Gandhi as a "chatur baniya".

Jun 12, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast; announces farmer-friendly decisions

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast; announces farmer-friendly decisions

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday ended his day-old indefinite fast which he started here for the restoration of peace in his state rocked by violence during a farmers` agitation.

Jun 11, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
Farmers' stir: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off fast in Bhopal

Farmers' stir: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off fast in Bhopal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday ended his indefinite fast.

Jun 11, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
Congress provoked farmers to resort to violence: BJP MP

Congress provoked farmers to resort to violence: BJP MP

The Neemuch-Mandsaur MP alleged that the Congress organised this stir to divert people's attention from the recent public slaughter of a cow by Youth Congress leaders in Kerala.

Jun 11, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
I have always tried do a lot for farmers, their problem is ours: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

I have always tried do a lot for farmers, their problem is ours: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday that he had always tried doing a lot for farmers.

Jun 11, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan launches indefinite fast, but farmers to continue stir; no fresh violence

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan launches indefinite fast, but farmers to continue stir; no fresh violence

No major violence was reported from the state and curfew was lifted from three of the four police station areas in Mandsaur district, the epicentre of the farmers' agitation.

Jun 10, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan says will continue fast till peace is restored in MP, assures decision in farmers' interest

Shivraj Singh Chouhan says will continue fast till peace is restored in MP, assures decision in farmers' interest

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan appeals to the farmers to come forward and discuss their grievances. 

Jun 10, 2017, 18:28 PM IST

Shiv Sena, Congress slam Chouhan over his indefinite fast

Congress also dubbed Chouhan's fast as mere "nautanki" (drama).

Jun 10, 2017, 17:46 PM IST
Impossible to give loan waiver to farmers, says MP Agriculture Minister

Impossible to give loan waiver to farmers, says MP Agriculture Minister

The violent protest has later spread to neighbouring districts of Neemuch, Indore, Khargone, Ujjain, Shahjanhanpur, Sehore, Raisen and Harda in the last few days.

Jun 10, 2017, 11:51 AM IST
Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins indefinite fast, says Madhya Pradesh can't prosper without development of farmers

Shivraj Singh Chouhan begins indefinite fast, says Madhya Pradesh can't prosper without development of farmers

Amid spiralling protest by Madhya Pradesh farmers, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday began his indefinite fast.

Jun 10, 2017, 08:19 AM IST
Mandsaur violence: MP CM announces to go on fast to restore peace, to hold talks with farmers from tomorrow

Mandsaur violence: MP CM announces to go on fast to restore peace, to hold talks with farmers from tomorrow

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday reached out to protesting farmers inviting them for talks to iron out the differences as Madsaur reels under violent protest by farmers over demands for cost-based returns for their produce. 

Jun 09, 2017, 18:06 PM IST