Monday, 28 November, 2022
TopicShivraj Singh Chouhan

Topic: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

How ‘special privilege’ is letting Scindia loyalists in MP BJP take potshots at Chouhan govt

Tomar's pledge & Imarti Devi's remarks came month after 2 ministers in Chouhan-led MP govt accused chief secretary, close aide of CM, of helming a ‘nirankush’ administration.

‘Shri Hari’ for prescriptions, Hindi merit lists — Madhya Pradesh launches Hindi MBBS books

Madhya Pradesh became the first state to launch an MBBS course in Hindi language. Amit Shah said soon, books for management and engineering courses will also be available in Hindi

‘Mama won’t spare you’: Year before MP polls, a ‘tougher’ Shivraj who suspends officials on stage

At public events, MP CM is acting against officials accused of not delivering services, especially welfare schemes. It's being seen as bid to showcase work, bolster image before polls.

‘Autocratic’, ‘corrupt’ — how Scindia loyalists taking aim at MP bureaucracy has ruffled CM Chouhan

The Madhya Pradesh chief minister is facing criticism from his own ministers and state BJP members for 'failing to rein in' bureaucracy and ignoring party cadre.

Gimmick or crusade? BJP in a fix over Uma Bharti’s anti-liquor drive ahead of MP civic poll

Ex-CM threw dung at liquor shop Tuesday, continuing campaign for prohibition. Some BJP leaders say it's a response to being 'sidelined' politically, but aide calls it 'purely social issue'.

Heat on Shivraj govt after SC orders local polls without OBC quota, BJP in damage control mode

BJP leaders admit ‘mistakes’ led to SC ruling Tuesday that MP local body polls be notified within two weeks. With assembly polls due in late 2023, verdict has given Congress ammo.

From UP to MP, bulldozer is the new buzzword — to instil fear of law and show development

Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken a leaf out of UP CM Adityanath's 'Bulldozer Baba' book to transform himself as MP's 'Bulldozer Mama'. But how far can he go, legally?

‘Stone-pelters will be greeted with bulldozer’: BJP defends MP govt action on Khargone riot

BJP Madhya Pradesh in-charge P. Muralidhar Rao blames Congress leader & ex-CM Digvijaya Singh for violence on Ram Navami. State govt has demolished properties of people accused in riot.

Vyapam whistleblower alleges harassment over ‘exam leak’ post, MP Police justify arrest

Dr Anand Rai, who first came to prominence for tipping off police about Vyapam scam, was arrested after posting allegations about March 2022 leak in MP Teacher Eligibility Test.

Stop ‘abominable practice’: Uma Bharti steps up attack on MP’s liquor policy, targets CM Chouhan

In a series of tweets, the BJP leader called for stopping delivery of liquor & closing shops where people protest. New excise policy slashing liquor rates came into force Friday.

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GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.