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Chouhan's decade in MP: Rarely hit the headlines for the wrong reasons until Vyapam

November 30, 2015 4:15 pm

The soft-spoken politician often goes the extra mile to reinforce his secular image by involving clergy from all religions during major events.

Delhi Secretariat abuzz with activities to welcome new CM Arvind Kejriwal

February 11, 2015 5:58 pm

The staff were seen dusting files and changing the folders as the chief minister's cabin was being made functional.

Germany mum on ending boycott

October 13, 2012 2:44 am

His response came when asked to comment on Britain’s announcement on Thursday to resume engagement with Gujarat,ending a 10-year boycott of Chief Minister Narendra Modi,and whether Germany would follow suit.

US hedges bets on Modi

October 13, 2012 2:43 am

Without naming Chief Minister Narendra Modi,a senior State Department official has said the US will evaluate any visa application based on merits and according to its laws even as major American media outlets noted the British government’s decision to resume ties with the Gujarat government.

Congress booklet talks of Mamata ‘doublespeak’ on FDI

October 13, 2012 2:23 am

Says as Rly minister,Trinamool chief gave nod to 100% FDI for MRTS.

Appear for hearing or case will be dismissed: Court to Sheila

October 13, 2012 1:47 am

A city court on Friday directed Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to appear in court for a hearing in her defamation case against Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta or risk dismissal of her complaint.

MHADA redevelopment: Chavan promises final decision in a week

October 12, 2012 4:22 am

MPs and MLAs from across Mumbai met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday and requested him to strike down the 2010 MHADA notification that calls for builders to surrender flats in redevelopment properties to the government instead of paying a premium.

French ‘interested’ in investing in Bengal

October 12, 2012 3:57 am

French Consul General in Kolkata,Fabrice Etienne,met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to express his country’s interest in investing in Bengal,particularly in the IT sector.

TMC effects merger of 17 unions

October 12, 2012 3:52 am

With a view to putting an end to the internecine feud among the 17 different state government employees’ unions showing allegiance to the Trinamool Congress that have sprung up following the party’s coming to power,Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday effected a merger of all the unions at a convention held in Kolkata.

Cong says acquisition of land vital for improving ROAD infrastructure

October 12, 2012 3:51 am

In an indirect attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over her cold feet on acquiring land for public purpose,state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharya on Thursday said land was required for widening of the highways and it was imperative for development.


PM lauds Chouhan's effort in making MP an agricultural state

February 28, 2016 4:14 pm

Bareilly, Feb 28 (ANI): The income of farmers could be doubled by 2022 if the state governments put their effort to it, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. Lauding the measures taken by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for the development of agriculture, the Prime Minister said Madhya Pradesh was never an agricultural state, but due to the effort of the Chief Minister, it has prospered by leaps and bounds. The Prime Minister said the initiatives taken by the MP CM were commendable seeing that MP has been receiving the coveted ‘Krishi Karman Award’ for three years in a row. Modi also added that since the time BJP had come to power in the state, MP has been progressing.

Himachal CM opposes India-Pak match in Dharamshala

February 26, 2016 10:11 am

Shimla, Feb 26 (ANI): Talking about the Himachal Government's decision to oppose the India-Pakistan T-20 match in Dharamshala, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said Pakistan never acted against the attacks planned by Pakistan-based terror outfits in the country. He also holding a match in the state would hurt the sentiments of martyrs.

Railway Budget 2016 reflects vision of PM Modi: Shivraj Singh

February 25, 2016 4:18 pm

Bhopal, Feb 25 (ANI): Madhya Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday lauded the efforts of Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, saying the Railway Budget 2016 reflected his as well as the visions of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that the budget catered to the common man and saw to all the facilities being rendered at the minimum cost to the people. Chouhan also stated that the launch of special schemes to aid the poor was a welcome step. He added that all steps had been taken to make trains technologically advanced and ensure minimal train accidents.

Maharashtra Govt. allots 653 acres land to Patanjali trust

February 24, 2016 5:39 am

Nagpur, Feb 24 (ANI): Divulging details about the 653 acres of land allotted by the Maharashtra Government to Patanjali trust, Managing Director Acharya Balkrishna said the company will help the farmers get right value for their harvest. Balkrishna added that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Central minister Nitin Gadkari showed positive reaction and have agreed to help us.

I have always supported reservations, says Kejriwal

February 23, 2016 2:12 pm

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed the students protesting Hyderabad Central University Rohith Vemula's suicide and the ongoing JNU crisis at Jantar Mantar on Tuesday. While Kejirwal's speech, a man raised slogans such as 'Dalit virodhi Kejriwal' and 'Aarakshan Virodhi Kejriwal'. Pacifying the protestor, Kejriwal said, "I have always supported them."

Jat row: Haryana CM offers compensation for innocents killed

February 23, 2016 12:02 pm

Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): Breaking his silence after the seven-day long agitation by the Jat community, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Tuesday offered compensation for the innocents killed in the reservation violence. Khattar added that a committee will also be formed to probe the lapses of police personnel and other district officials regarding the same.

World Bank to aid Rajasthan's energy sector

February 22, 2016 2:47 pm

Jaipur, Feb 22 (ANI): The World Bank would be extending its cooperation to the Rajasthan government in the area of energy sector. World Bank Country Director Onno Ruhl spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her cabinet ministers to discuss these issues in detail. Ruhl congratulated Raje on the success of decreasing the rate of defecation in the open. He also stressed on the use of traditional forms of energy while maintaining that the focus was on alternative forms of energy. Chief Secretary C S Rajan, Principal Secretary (Energy) Sanjay Malhotra, State Power Distribution Companies Chairman Bhaskar A Sawant, Organising Secretary Akhil Arora and World Bank Special Project Manager Mandakini Pal were present on the occasion.

Smart City phase-1 project inaugurated in Kerala

February 21, 2016 2:14 pm

Kochi, Feb 21 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, along with UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammad Al Gergawi, inaugurated the phase 1 of Smart City project, including 5 lakh sq ft information technology tower. The project is a joint venture of Dubai Holding and the state government. Smart Cities Mission is an urban renewal programme by the the Union Ministry of Urban Development to develop 100 smart cities all over the country.

Man throws paper bag at Karnataka CM protesting caste bias

February 21, 2016 2:09 pm

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (ANI): A man threw a paper bag at Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during a function at Ravindra Kalakshetra, protesting caste bias on Sunday. The man was arrested immediately after the incident. The security officials present at the spot found that the paper bag was filled with chocolates.

Kejriwal should apologise for befriending traitors: O.P. Sharma

February 19, 2016 10:51 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): BJP legislator O.P. Sharma on Friday said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal should apologise for befriending traitors of the country. He also questioned that how can people who have corruption cases against them recommend his expulsion from the Assembly? He further said he is waiting for party’s senior members to take a decision and will act accordingly.