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MP Congress chief Kamal Nath to host Hanuman Chalisa recital day before Ayodhya event

Nath has also asked Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders to recite the prayer at their homes, and said the event is spiritual and nothing should be read into it.
File photo of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal | ANI

MP CM Shivraj Chouhan tests Covid-positive, one of nearly dozen leaders infected in July

Only two days ago, Chouhan’s cabinet colleague Arvind Singh Bhadoria had tested positive for Covid-19. The two had travelled together to Lucknow this week.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath | ThePrint

An undemocratic pandemic prevailing, writes Kamal Nath to PM Modi over defecting MLAs

After three MLAs quit the Congress-led Madhya Pradesh govt in the last two weeks, Kamal Nath wrote to Modi and urged him to protect the country's democratic values.
Barriers demarcating a Covid-19 containment zone in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal | Photo: ANI

Madhya Pradesh government declares 10-day lockdown in Bhopal from 24 July night

The lockdown has been announced due to steady rise in Covid-19 cases in Bhopal. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assured uninterrupted supply of essential commodities in the period.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon in Patna in August 2018 | PTI File Photo

Lalji Tandon — Madhya Pradesh Governor, Vajpayee protege and Mayawati’s ‘rakhi brother’

Governor & former BJP MP Lalji Tandon, who joined the RSS at the age of 12 and had been in active politics since early 1960s, died Tuesday at the age of 85.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon in Patna in August 2018 | PTI File Photo

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon passes away at 85

Tandon had been suffering from a prolonged illness and was admitted to a hospital after complaining of breathing problems, difficulty in urination and fever.
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel at ThePrint's Off The Cuff in New Delhi on 7 December

CM Baghel hands out plum posts to Chhattisgarh MLAs amid rebellion in Rajasthan Congress

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel has appointed nearly 50 Congress MLAs in government. BJP says he’s keeping horses in the stable, Congress says normal process.
File image of Jyotiraditya Scindia being welcomed into the BJP by Shivraj Singh Chouhan | Photo: PTI

Scindia faction wins, gets plum depts in Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s cabinet allocation in MP

After 11 days of intense squabbling, loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia have bagged key departments such as revenue, health and energy. Read the full list here.

Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Pradyuman Singh Lodhi quits party, joins BJP

Speaking about his resignation, Lodhi said only the BJP can develop his Assembly seat areas and said that CM Chouhan has approved developmental schemes for his area.
BJP leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia (left) and Shivraj Singh Chouhan at an event in Bhopal Thursday | Photo: ANI

Week before MP budget, Shivraj govt without a finance minister. No portfolio allocation yet

At the root of the problem is the Scindia faction, which helped topple the previous Congress government in Madhya Pradesh, seeking plum ministries.

On Camera

File photo of US Senator Kamala Harris | Facebook

Hinduphobia makes Kamala Harris’ identity a liability. So she is ‘Black’ in US media

No wonder the wealthy and influential, but largely Democratic, Indian-American community has not yet welcomed Kamala Harris’ candidature as warmly as might be expected.
Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, departs from Number 10 Downing Street in London, UK, on 13 February 2020 | Simon Dawson | Bloomberg

UK economy plunges into deep recession, shrinks 20.4% between April and June

Reacting to Office for National Statistics data, UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the figures confirm that hard times were here and warned about more job losses in the coming months.

Defence

Army convoy moving towards eastern Ladakh from Leh on 30 June 2020 (representational image) | ANI

30,000 additional troops in Eastern Ladakh, Army faces stiff task housing them for winter

There is an infrastructure shortage in Eastern Ladakh, stemming from the fact that such large-scale movement of troops was unheard of in the region, and due to the challenging terrain.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.