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
Senior Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Saturday alleged migrants stranded in the coronavirus-induced lockdown were being charged for train tickets, contrary to claims made by the BJP-led governments at the Centre and here.
The much-awaited expansion of the single-member Madhya Pradesh cabinet held on Tuesday after 5 BJP leaders took oath as ministers in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government. The oath was administered by Governor Lalji Tandon.
Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath has hit out at the Centre's alleging its role in toppling down his government adding the present Shivraj Singh Chouhan has failed to control the rising cases of coronavirus.
A Journalist who attended former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath press conference on March 20 has been found coronavirus positive. It is being learned that his daughter has also tested positive for COVID-19.
Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan may take oath as Maharashtra chief minister for the fourth time on Monday at 9 PM. The oath-taking ceremony will be held at Raj Bhawan in Bhopal
Hours ahead of the floor test today, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has resigned. Kamal Nath announced his resignation in a jam-pact press conference organised at chief minister's house in Bhopal. Kamal Nath's resignation brings a temporary end to high-pitched political drama in Madhya Pradesh which began after Jyotiraditya Scindia quit Congress along with more than a dozen rebel MLAs.
With the Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Narmada Prasad Prajapati accepting the resignations of the 16 legislators holed up in Bengaluru, it has become clear the Kamal Nath government will quit on Friday.
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed confidence on the eve of floor test of Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. He was fully confident that Congress-led government of Chief Minister Kamal Nath will fall on Friday.
MP political crisis: Speaker turns down SC suggestion to meet rebel Congress MLAs via video link
Madhya Pradesh political crisis: Three Rajya Sabha seats from Madhya Pradesh, currently held by Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh and BJP leaders Prabhat Jha and Satyanarayan Jatiya, are falling vacant next month.
Madhya Pradesh Speaker Narmada Prasad Prajapati on Tuesday has written a letter to Governor Lalji Tandon mentioning that 16 MLAs have gone missing while the legislators who went to Bengaluru issued a video message saying they are safe.
Rebel Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs rejected claims made by the Kamal Nath government that they are being held captive. In a press conference, several rebel MLAs said that they are keen to return to the state provided that they are provided security as they don't feel safe. The rebel MLAs added their voice was not being heard in the government.
The development comes as the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, which met on Monday morning for the Budget session was adjourned immediately after the Governor's address till March 26, in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh has been directed by Governor Lalji Tandon to take the floor test by Tuesday (today), failing which it will be assumed as he doesn't have the numbers. A look at the latest developments in Madhya Pradesh amid crisis situation in the government.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has asked chief minister Kamal Nath to face a floor test on Tuesday else it will be considered that he doesn't have the majority in the state assembly.
Getting a reprieve of ten days after the Madhya Pradesh Assembly was adjourned till March 26 amid the demand for holding of a floor test, Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Monday dared the BJP to bring a no-confidence motion against his government.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear BJP's plea seeking an immediate floor test of the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh after the assembly was adjourned till March 26 over coronavirus threat.
Senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan has hit out at Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath saying his government has lost the majority and is running away from facing the floor test.
On Sunday, Pankaj Sharma, Kamal Nath's media advisor, claimed that 9 BJP MLAs will support Congress during the floor test of the Assembly. Sources said the rebel Congress MLAs on Sunday yet again sent their resignations from Bengaluru, demanding the Assembly Speaker to approve it.
Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon directed Chief Minister Kamal Nath late Saturday night to seek a trust vote in the Assembly soon after his (governor) address on March 16.