Madhya Pradesh farmers' agitation: Curfew to be relaxed in Mandsaur from 10 am to 6 pm as situation improves
Curfew will be relaxed in the Mandsaur district and other areas of Madhya Pradesh as situation continues to improve, days after farmers' death due to police firing triggered violence in the region.Jun 09, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
Mandsaur issue: Protests spread to new areas of Madhya Pradesh; Rahul Gandhi meets farmers, BJP terms it as 'photo opportunity yatra'
Farmer protests on Thursday spilled over to new areas of Madhya Pradesh.Jun 08, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
Farmers in Mandsaur have been protesting since June 1 demanding loan waiver and better crop prices. Five farmers were killed in police firing on Tuesday as the agitation turned violent.Jun 08, 2017, 20:07 PM IST
Mandsaur issue: Rahul Gandhi meets kin of farmers who died during protests; BJP terms it as 'photo opportunity yatra'
Terming Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's visit to Mandsaur as a "photo opportunity", the BJP on Thursday accused the Opposition party of "fuelling violence" in the farmers' protests.Jun 08, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
As western Madhya Pradesh reels under violent protest by farmers over loan waiver and better price for their produce, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said the state government was open for a dialogue to iron out the differences and once again appealed them to maintain peace.Jun 08, 2017, 17:53 PM IST
Mandsaur violence: Rajnath Singh appeals for calm, says govt will not do anything to betray trust of farmers
Against the backdrop of violent farmer protests in Madhya Pradesh, Rajnath Singh said on Thursday some forces were instigating the agitation and the issue was under investigation.Jun 08, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
Farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike since June 1 demanding that their loans be scrapped and their produce be bought at a fair price.Jun 08, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
Contingents of Rapid Action Force (RAF) were today deployed in Mandsaur which has been on the boil since the violence two days ago.Jun 08, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
he Madhya Pradesh farmers hit the streets protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met.Jun 08, 2017, 09:47 AM IST
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he won't return without meeting the kin of five farmers killed in police firing in Mandsaur shortly after he was arrested for trying to defy ban orders imposed by the Madhya Pradesh government.Jun 08, 2017, 08:59 AM IST
Continuing on the warpath, farmers on Wednesday resorted to violence and arson in western Madhya Pradesh despite prohibitory measures.Jun 08, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
BJP alleges conspiracy in Mandsaur violence, asks Rahul Gandhi to refrain from politicising farmers' deaths
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged there was a "conspiracy" behind the ongoing agitation of farmers in Madhya Pradesh, and asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to refrain from "politicising the death of farmers" in the state.Jun 07, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Mandsaur violence: PM Narendra Modi chairs meet with top ministers, Centre rushes additional forces to Madhya Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday apprised of the situation in Mandsaur after which he chaired a meeting with senior ministers to discuss the situation in the Madhya Pradesh city.Jun 07, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Nana Patekar's advise to MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan - `Give in to farmers' demands, suppression will only lead to aggravated protests`
Veteran actor Nana Patekar's efforts to help farmers in Maharashtra are well known.Jun 07, 2017, 16:51 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday apprised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah of the situation in Mandsaur over phone.
Jun 07, 2017, 10:15 AM IST
Agitating farmers in Mandsaur on Wednesday intensified their ongoing protest a day after five persons were killed in police firing.Jun 07, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Farmers' agitation: Congress party through conspiracy is trying to fuel violence, says MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Tuesday that his government stood with farmers.Jun 06, 2017, 19:28 PM IST
The Narmada river originates at Amarkantak.May 15, 2017, 12:54 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that no illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed to function in the state.
May 07, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
The Madhya Pradesh Assembly today passed a resolution giving "living entity" status to Narmada river, with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan informing the House that a bill prescribing "heavy punishment" to those harming the water body will be brought.May 04, 2017, 00:10 AM IST