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
According to sources, the Congress is working on a plan to overhaul the party which may see heads of several state units be replaced. A session of All India Congress Committee (AICC) may be convened in August.
Kamal Nath is said to have a stronghold inside the organisation and greater acceptability among the top leaders.
Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath was admitted to a private hospital in Gurugram on Wednesday for a routine medical check-up for fever, his aide said.
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said, "The Congress is preparing to set fire. Kamal Nath, will have to answer. Are you celebrating death? I want to ask Sonia Gandhi if she agrees with Kamal Nath's fiery statement?"
An FIR was registered against Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Sunday for allegedly creating panic over the coronavirus pandemic through his remarks, a police official said.
According to the official data, the death toll due to COVID-19 stands at 7,394.
When asked by media on the possibility of TMC supremo being pitted against the prime minister in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Madhya Pradesh Congress president said UPA would decide its electoral face at an appropriate time.
Pradesh Kamal Nath slammed Shivraj Singh Chauhan for poor covid 19 management in the state, in a thread of tweets.
Babulal Chaurasia had earlier quit the Congress and won civic polls as a member of the Hindu Mahasabha.
Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath and around a dozen other people escaped unhurt after an overcrowded lift plunged from a height of 10 feet in an Indore hospital and its doors got jammed on Sunday.
The notice, signed by MP Congress president Kamal Nath and party MLAs Sajjan Singh Verma, Dr Govind Singh and P C Sharma, was submitted to the office of the state Assembly speaker on Saturday.
Senior Congressman and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister has hinted at his possible exit from politics. At a public rally in Chhindwara on Sunday, Nath said he was ready to take some rest and had no ambitions or greed for any post.
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress party leader Kamal Nath on Tuesday met party interim chief Sonia Gandhi here and discussed the state's politics and the farmers protest over the three farm Laws. Nath said that the farmers must get the justice.
The Election Commission order revoking the "star campaigner" status of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was stayed by the Supreme Court on Monday.
Congress leader Kamal Nath has moved Supreme Court against Election Commission taking away his 'star campaigner' status in MP bypolls, informed his lawyer Vivek Tankha.
Kamal Nath no longer star campaigner of Congress in Madhya Pradesh. The Election Commission said that the action was taken due to Nath's repeated violation of the Model Code of Conduct.
Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia might not be in the fray as a candidate for Madhya Pradesh by-elections but still the elections on 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh is all about him. As 16 out of 28 seats are in Gwalior-Chambal region, it is considered to be the pocket borough of Scindia's, though he lost the last Lok Sabha election but a lot has changed in last 18 months.
The Election Commission of India on Wednesday issued notice to former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath over his 'item' remark. The commission has asked him to clear his stand within 48 hours.
Soon after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi condemned former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath's remark on BJP leader Imarti Devi, the latter refused to apologise saying he has already clarified the context in which he made that statement.