Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the 17th Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. A five-time Member of Parliament from Vidisha, Chouhan joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1972, as a 13-year-old. He took over as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh from Babulal Gaur in November 2005. In his 13 years of rule, Shivraj Singh Chouhan introduced several social schemes, such as Ladli Laxmi Yojna, Kanyadhan Yojna and Janani Suraksha Yojna to focus on the prevention of female infanticide in the state. Chouhan currently represents Budhni Assembly constituency and seeking re-election for fourth-term as CM.read more
The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh cabinet will be expanded on January 3, an official said on Friday. This is the third expansion of the state cabinet after Chouhan took over as the chief minister for the fourth term in March 2020.
The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday approved the Dharma Swatantrata (Religious Freedom) Ordinance, 2020 to check the rising cases of "love jihad" in the state. It has been sent to Governor for final assent.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday warned mafia elements he will bury them 10 feet deep if they don't leave the state.
Talking to India TV, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said farmers across the nation stand with the farm laws and the Centre is open for discussion and is keen on resolving the issues being faced by protesting farmers.
Conversion through marriage or by any other fraudulent means will attract prison term of up to 10 years and fine of up to Rs 1 lakh under the proposedMadhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Act, an official said on Saturday.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said a memorial would be built to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said that the state government will very soon bring a law against 'Love Jihad'.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that 2,000 new cow shelters will be constructed in the state which will facilitate stray cattle.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced that night curfew will be imposed in 5 districts - Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Vidisha, and Ratlam from November 21.
CM Chouhan denied that the government was considering to impose lockdown again. "No lockdown to be imposed in the state," news agency ANI quoted the chief minister, as saying.
The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to form a 'Cow Cabinet' for the protection of cows in the state. Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat, Rural Development, Home and Farmer Welfare departments will be a part of the one-of-its-kind cabinet.
With this, Madhya Pradesh has become the third BJP- ruled state to announce its intention to make legal provisions against "love jihad".
Voting was underway on Tuesday for by-elections to 54 assembly constituencies spread across 10 states, including 28 seats in Madhya Pradesh where the BJP is locked in a keen contest with the Congress to save its government.
In Madhya Pradesh, the state Government has taken a strong stand against those who demonstrated against French President Emmanuel Macron in Bhopal. A case was registered against the demonstrators on Friday.
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.
Madhya Pradesh bypolls: The Election Commission saud that High Court's order interferes with poll process, adding that conducting elections is its exclusive domain. The poll body said that the order will derail the poll process.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday tore into former CM and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath for referring to cabinet minister Imarti Devi as "item" during an address ahead of the November 3 by-elections in the state.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has hit out at former CM Kamal Nath over his "item" remark against state minister Imarti Devi, saying it shows the "crooked and despicable mentality of the Congress.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday hit back at the Congress party over 'nange bhooke ghar ka' (from a poverty-stricken household) jibe.
JEE, NEET 2020: Students seeking free travel will have to register themselves on helpline 181 or on the e-pass portal of the state government, the CMO said.