Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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
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

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