Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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
Madhya Pradesh farmers' agitation: Curfew to be relaxed in Mandsaur from 10 am to 6 pm as situation improves

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'

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
Situation in Mandsaur improving but tense: MP administration

Situation in Mandsaur improving but tense: MP administration

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'

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

MP farmers' stir: Govt ready for talks, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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

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
Congress MLA from Indore instigated farmers` violence in Madhya Pradesh? Watch video

Congress MLA from Indore instigated farmers` violence in Madhya Pradesh? Watch video

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

Five farmers were killed in 'police firing': Madhya Pradesh Home Minister

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
Digvijaya questions MP CM's announcement of ex-gratia to farmers kin

Digvijaya questions MP CM's announcement of ex-gratia to farmers kin

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
Won't go back without meeting deceased farmers' kin, says Rahul Gandhi; curfew relaxed in Mandsaur

Won't go back without meeting deceased farmers' kin, says Rahul Gandhi; curfew relaxed in Mandsaur

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
Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

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

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

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`

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
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan apprises Amit Shah of Mandsaur situation

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan apprises Amit Shah of Mandsaur situation

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
Mandsaur farmers intensify protest, set several vehicles on fire despite MP CM's appeal for peace

Mandsaur farmers intensify protest, set several vehicles on fire despite MP CM's appeal for peace

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

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