Sunday, 29 May, 2022
TopicShivraj Singh Chouhan

Topic: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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.

Shivraj orders revamp of schemes & ‘Mama’ image — MLAs to do kanyadaan, youth to go to borders

At a brainstorm meet last weekend, CM instructed ministers to rejig many of MP's welfare schemes like Ladli Laxmi, Kanyadaan & Teerth Darshan, which had earned him 'Mama' nickname.

Mamata must ensure fair probe and justice in Birbhum killings instead of doing whataboutery

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

BJP targets 51% votes in MP in 2023, already working on ‘tech-driven’ micro-plans at booth level

BJP narrowly lost 2018 assembly elections to Congress despite both getting about 41% vote. Now, after wins in many states, it has started preparing for MP polls in late 2023.

‘UP mein Baba, MP mein Mama’ — Shivraj Chouhan unveils Yogi-style model of governance

A soft-spoken man perceived as a moderate, MP CM has switched tracks to appear as a hardliner, which BJP leaders and analysts feel is a strategy for 2023 elections.

Shivraj Chouhan is now BJP CM with longest time spent in chair, beating Raman Singh’s record

On Thursday, Shivraj Singh Chouhan marked 15 years and 11 days in office. He first became CM in 2005 and served till 2018, before coming back to power in 2020.

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Representational image of the seat of the Indian government on Raisina Hill, New Delhi | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

IAS couple with dog is already UPSC case study. But don’t miss modus operandi behind transfers

‘Punishment’ postings are not new. If you want to punish an IAS officer through transfer, which has been the practice in several states and now Centre, there is no need to search for ‘hard areas.’
File photo of people in masks in China | Representational image | ANI

India, China will soon be ‘economically sick’ after Covid subsides. Here’s how to avoid it

Emerging Asia can fall into an inequality trap after Covid. The poorest have been hit hardest by a reduction in their incomes. But there are remedies.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.