Questioning Madhya Pradesh government's decision to increase the minimum age of marriage for women, Congress leader Sajjan Singh Verma said if they can reproduce at 15 then why change the marriage-age from 18 to 21. Criticizing CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Verma went far saying if the former has become a "great doctor". Meanwhile, the National Commission of Protection of Child Rights has issued a show cause notice to Verma, asking explanations… read-more
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On his visit to Pragyaraj, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has stated that a ''massive cycle'' of religious conversion is going on in the name of love. The CM said that the BJP government would bring in strict laws against forceful conversion. He further opined that women in such cases live under the severest conditions. Reportedly, he visited Prayagraj to immerse his late father's ashes in Sangam.
Attending a review meeting, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged citizens to follow COVID guidelines to avoid being kept in "open jail". Chouhan expressed gratitude towards Dr Shubham Gupta, a COVID warrior who died serving patients, and announced a financial aid of Rs. 50 Lakh to his family. Chouhan also asked the officials to strictly ensure that the home isolated patients are staying at home. He further stated that the government… read-more
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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced the formation of a 'Gau Cabinet' (Cow’s Cabinet) in the state to conserve and promote cattle. In addition to this, departments of the animal husbandry, forest, panchayat and rural development, revenue, home and farmers welfare department will be included in the cabinet. The first meeting is scheduled for November 22 at 12PM, in Agar Malwa Cow Sanctuary, on the occasion of Gopashtami.… read-more
Amid India-China border issues, MP CM on November 4 declares ban on Chinese firecrackers in the state affirming strict action will be taken, if found selling or using it. Punishment includes two years of jail, under Section 9-B (1) (B) of the Explosives Act. Additionally, to bring the… read-more
Soon after a 5-year-old boy, Prahlad, fell into a 200-feet deep borewell on November 4, the rescue operation began in full swing with Army also being part of that. The incident occurred in Niwadi district of Madhya Pradesh. According to police, the boy fell into the improperly closed borewell when labourers were installing a pipe casing in it. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also prayed for the boy's safety.
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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan said a law will be enacted against love-jihad if situation permitted. Vowing to teach a lesson to offenders, the CM said “There will be no jihad in the name of love. If anyone indulges in such a practice, he will be taught a lesson.” The indications came amid promises by BJP-led UP and Haryana, planning to make law against interfaith marriage last week.
In a series of developments on Kamal Nath's use of 'item' word, Rahul Gandhi has said that he personally does not appreciate the comment and "It is unfortunate." However, Kamal Nath has admonished the statement saying it is only personal views of Rahul Gandhi. He further asserted that he had no intentions to insult anyone. Earlier, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh, had written to Sonia Gandhi demanding Kamal Nath's suspension from party posts… read-more
Opposing the 'item' remark on state minister Imarti Devi by the Congress leader Kamal Nath, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan sat on a two-hour silent protest in Bhopal on October 19. CM Chouhan demanded Kamal Nath's suspension and the protest was joined by BJP's state ministers Narottam Mishra, Bhupendra Singh, Vishwas Sarang, and some women members. Former Congress leader and current BJP Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia also… read-more
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said his government is providing financial assistance to ensure that there are no mud-brick (kutcha) houses in the state by 2023. The financial aid is provided through housing schemes and the government has restarted the 'Sambal Yojana' scheme, which acts as 'security cover' for the poor. While Inaugurating a project, he announced that Ashok Nagar will be made a smart city.
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