Kamal Nath is the 18th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. A leader of the Congress party, he was ex-Minister of Urban Development. He is one of the longest-serving and senior most members of Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament). Nath represents the Chhindwara constituency of Madhya Pradesh. Interestingly, nine times, he has been elected from this constituency. In May 2018, to lead the party in the assembly election, he was elected as the president of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC). In 1980, he was first elected to the 7th Lok Sabha. In 1985, he was re-elected to the 8th Lok Sabha, in 1989 to the 9th Lok Sabha and in 1991 to the 10th Lok Sabha. In June 1991, he was made Minister of Environment & Forests. He also served as union minister of State, Textiles (Independent Charge) in 1995. He has close ties with the Nehru–Gandhi family.read more
"The chief minister was admitted to Hamidia Hospital around 9 am on Saturday. A team of doctors performed a surgery for a medical condition of trigger finger," Aruna Kumar, dean of Gandhi Medical College (Hamidia Hospital) said.
Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha has written to Chief Minister Kamal Nath, claiming that a probe ordered into the case by the Supreme Court, has been pending for four years.
Madhya Pradesh's Public Works Minister Sajjan Singh Verma on Monday confirmed the removal of six ministers from Chief Minister Kamal Nath-led state government.
The Congress sources said that Kamal Nath, who will arrive in the national capital on Friday, will host the dinner later in the night.
The Madhya Pradesh government has asked an RTI applicant to provide details like file number and date to get information on appointments of non-government officials in the chief minister's office.
The farmers are asking for implementation of the Swaminathan panel recommendations and minimum support price (MSP) for their produce.
"Yes, they (BJP) keep calling and saying I will also get what is being offered to others. They told me that I will get a ministerial birth and Rs. 50-60 crore. It is false speculation that legislators are breaking away," ANI quoted BSP MLA Ramabai as saying.
In a letter written to Chouhan on Tuesday evening, Kamal Nath said: "After taking oath on December 17, 2018, the first order I passed was regarding the waiver of farm loans of up to Rs 2 lakh. Following that the loan amounts were deposited in the bank accounts of the farmers. February 22 onwards, the loan waiver certificates were also distributed to them."
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who on Tuesday mocked exit polls that predicted a majority for the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections as "entertainment polls", said he was far removed from the "leisure of any such entertainment" in his life.
The Congress on Monday accused the BJP of attempting to destabilise the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh through use of "corrupt practices" and said in doing so they are trying to negate the mandate of people of the state.
Leader of Opposition in Assembly Gopal Bhargava said his party will ask Governor Anandiben Patel to convene a special session of the state Assembly "to discuss important issues and test the Congress governments strength".
"The title given to him by the Time magazine is absolutely correct. I say they were in fact very kind to Modi." said Kamal Nath
Tear my son's clothes if he does not deliver, says Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath as he campaigns for his son Nakul who is fighting his first elections from Chhindwara.
Kamal Nath said that the Congress will do well in the Lok Sabha elections but won't be able to get a majority and the post-poll alliance in Delhi is necessary.
The veteran Congress leader's stinging attack on Modi came days after the prime minister referred to him as 'bhrasht' Nath, meaning corrupt.
Ahmed Patel said the use of Income Tax department to "target" BJP's political opponents ahead of Lok Sabha polls shows the "desperation" in the ruling party.
A team of nearly 200 officials from I-T department and state police swooped down on the premises at around 3 am and recovered undisclosed cash amounting to Rs 10-14 crore, they said.
Sources added there is a "strong possibility" of this cash being used as an election inducement to fund political campaigns and bribe voters in the poll-bound state and in Delhi.
More than 300 Income Tax officials are carrying the raids, sources said.
It was suspected that Gupta has in his possession some payment details in the purchase of AgustaWestland VVIP choppers and the link is to be unravelled, they said.