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The Sardar Sarovar Project/Photo: en.wikipedia.org

Sardar Sarovar Dam Dispute: Waters of Discord

Above: The Sardar Sarovar Project/Photo: en.wikipedia.org The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has dug its heels in over the Sardar Sarovar project and is refusing...
Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife, Sadhna Singh/Photo: UNI

Dumper Scam: No Smooth Ride

Above: Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife, Sadhna Singh/Photo: UNI After a petition was filed in the apex court regarding an alleged dumper...
Illegal colonies have proliferated with impunity in MP (an aerial view of Bhopal)/Photo: Wikimedia

Illegal Colonies in MP: Dubious Bonanza

Above: Illegal colonies have proliferated with impunity in MP (an aerial view of Bhopal)/Photo: Wikimedia The MP High Court has struck down a decision of...
Rahul Gandhi

DELHI DURBAR

Gaga over RaGa For yesteryear’s rockstar of Madison Square Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s trip to Dubai must have been galling....
Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Above: Rahul Gandhi at an election rally in Chitrakoot, MP; both the BJP and the Congress have hurled charges at each other in the...
MP High Court asks state govt to remove tiles with pics of PM and CM from houses for poor

MP High Court asks state govt to remove tiles with pics of PM and...

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered that tiles with images of Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan must be removed...
Youth Congress activists demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

From Vyapam To E-Tender

Above: Youth Congress activists demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan As the din over e-bid tampering threatens to engulf Shivraj Singh Chouhan,...
Congress activists and NSUI members observing the Bharat bandh in Katni/Photo: UNI

SC/ST Act: A Salve to Wounds

Above: Congress activists and NSUI members observing the Bharat bandh in Katni/Photo: UNI With an eye on the assembly polls, the state government has asked...
SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

Above: Dalit organisations agitating for their rights. The SC verdict on caste status vis-a-vis states is another discerning pronouncement/Photo: UNI While a Supreme Court judgment...
Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Above: (L-R) The office of the Madhya Pradesh advocate general and Purshendra Kaurav The Madhya Pradesh legal officers are getting big bucks as the government...
Ex-CMs’ Bungalows: Staying on Empty

Ex-CMs’ Bungalows: Staying on Empty

Above: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan bestowed “eminence” on his predecessors so they could retain bungalows/Photo: UNI Despite court orders to evict them from official accommodation,...
Ex-MP CM Arjun Singh’s 83-yr-old widow forced out of her house by sons and daughters-in-law, moves court

Ex-MP CM Arjun Singh’s 83-yr-old widow forced out of her house by sons and...

Even the most influential politicians the country has had are not immune to domestic violence, especially their spouses, when they reach old age. A...
Sant Rise!

Sant Rise!

A controversial move by the Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, to make sadhu babas ministers of state has been challenged in the...
Chouhan’s Political Gamble

Chouhan’s Political Gamble

Above: Employees of the department of registration and stamps, MP government/Photo: mpigr.gov.in The chief minister has increased the retirement age of state government employees from...
Death Penalty in Madhya Pradesh: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Death Penalty: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In an attempt to stem this horrendous crime, the state government has tabled a bill to award capital punishment to those convicted...
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo). Photo: UNI

MP Govt bill on death for rape of girls under 12 will have a...

Above: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo). Photo: UNI The Madhya Pradesh government’s proposed bill to impose death penalty on rapists of...
CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

A special CBI court in Bhopal stayed open till 2.30 am on Friday (November 24), to hear the anticipatory bail pleas of over 30...
National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

NLIU students in Bhopal raise placards to highlight their protest Students of this prestigious university in Bhopal are up in arms and one of their...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

UNCLE SAM’S HOMECOMING It is now known that some of the credit for Rahul Gandhi’s astonishing makeover, which has transformed the Congress vice-president’s image to...
CBI’s clean chit to Shivraj Singh Chouhan has turned the spotlight back on Digvijaya Singh. Photo: UNI

Madhya Pradesh Vyapam Scam: A Twist in the Tale

India’s biggest jobs-cum-admissions racket takes another U-turn in what is becoming a legal and investigative jigsaw puzzle ~By Rakesh Dixit Corruption scandals in India, especially those...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Ministry for Happiness

   ~Dilip Bobb The idea is not borrowed from Arundhati Roy’s book—she is up there with Dawood and Hafeez on the NDA’s list of public enemies—but...
A distraught farmer at his field in Agra where the crop was destroyed by unseasonal rains. Photo: UNI

Seeds of Discontent

The simmering anger among farmers led to huge loan waivers. But this would impoverish the state governments. Instead, they should check the volatility in...
Congress MLA Makhan Lal Jatav (right) was killed on April 13, 2009 and MP minister Lal Singh Arya was accused in the case

Open and Shut Case?

The killing of a Congress leader has exposed MP’s penchant for political vendetta and with the government backing the accused minister, he could well...
Election Commission of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

The ECI feels so threatened that it now wants powers of contempt

The direct fallout of the EVM controversy, in which the Election Commission of India (ECI) was forced to do a face-saving ‘EVM Challenge’—one that...
(L-R) Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife covered 600 villages of 16 districts during the 3,000 km yatra; Amarkantak is of great religious importance. Photo: indiatourism4u

River conservation in MP: Disaster Averted

The NGT intervened to halt the state government’s ambitious plan to mobilise five lakh people for the closing ceremony of the Narmada Sewa Yatra ~By...
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. Photo: UNI

Vyapam scam: Turning the Tables

In a surprising twist, the CBI told the Supreme Court that it would take action against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for making false allegations...
Ken-Betwa interlinking is Uma Bharti’s dream project. However, environmentalists and social activists say that the Ken river is not water surplus. Photo: Abhishekkolay/wikimedia.org

Cry Me a River

Though this ambitious riverine project in Bundelkhand is the first in a grand plan to solve many of India’s water problems, environmentalists are up...
Youth Congress activists staging a demonstration in Bhopal. Photo: UNI

Vyapam scam: Insufficient Closure

The Supreme Court has cancelled the degrees of 634 doctors connected to the Vyapam scam but the real culprits remain unidentified despite the loss...
People protesting against the transfer of SP Navneet Bhasin in Bhind

MP government violates SC guidelines

By transferring upright SPs of four districts, the state government has not followed the apex court guidelines which say that IPS officers should have...
Police officers and Special Task Force soldiers stand beside dead bodies of the suspected members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), who escaped the high security jail in Bhopal, and later got killed in an encounter on the outskirts of Bhopal, India. Photo: UNI

To shoot or not to shoot

The legal framework for encounter killings in the context of the October 31 Bhopal jail-break and the killings of the accused that followed   Justice K...

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...

Police Cornered in Madhya Pradesh

As a RSS pracharak is arrested by MP police personnel, they find themselves caught in a bind as the government cracks down against them....

'Shivraj Singh Chouhan' - 32 News Results

The Sardar Sarovar Project/Photo: en.wikipedia.org

Sardar Sarovar Dam Dispute: Waters of Discord

Above: The Sardar Sarovar Project/Photo: en.wikipedia.org The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has dug its heels in over the Sardar Sarovar project and is refusing...
Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife, Sadhna Singh/Photo: UNI

Dumper Scam: No Smooth Ride

Above: Former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife, Sadhna Singh/Photo: UNI After a petition was filed in the apex court regarding an alleged dumper...
Illegal colonies have proliferated with impunity in MP (an aerial view of Bhopal)/Photo: Wikimedia

Illegal Colonies in MP: Dubious Bonanza

Above: Illegal colonies have proliferated with impunity in MP (an aerial view of Bhopal)/Photo: Wikimedia The MP High Court has struck down a decision of...
Rahul Gandhi

DELHI DURBAR

Gaga over RaGa For yesteryear’s rockstar of Madison Square Garden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s trip to Dubai must have been galling....
Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Election Fever: Twist in the Tale

Above: Rahul Gandhi at an election rally in Chitrakoot, MP; both the BJP and the Congress have hurled charges at each other in the...
MP High Court asks state govt to remove tiles with pics of PM and CM from houses for poor

MP High Court asks state govt to remove tiles with pics of PM and...

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered that tiles with images of Prime Minister Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan must be removed...
Youth Congress activists demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

From Vyapam To E-Tender

Above: Youth Congress activists demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan As the din over e-bid tampering threatens to engulf Shivraj Singh Chouhan,...
Congress activists and NSUI members observing the Bharat bandh in Katni/Photo: UNI

SC/ST Act: A Salve to Wounds

Above: Congress activists and NSUI members observing the Bharat bandh in Katni/Photo: UNI With an eye on the assembly polls, the state government has asked...
SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

SC/STs: No Rights in Two States

Above: Dalit organisations agitating for their rights. The SC verdict on caste status vis-a-vis states is another discerning pronouncement/Photo: UNI While a Supreme Court judgment...
Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Lawyers’ Fees: Inflated Legal Bill

Above: (L-R) The office of the Madhya Pradesh advocate general and Purshendra Kaurav The Madhya Pradesh legal officers are getting big bucks as the government...
Ex-CMs’ Bungalows: Staying on Empty

Ex-CMs’ Bungalows: Staying on Empty

Above: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan bestowed “eminence” on his predecessors so they could retain bungalows/Photo: UNI Despite court orders to evict them from official accommodation,...
Ex-MP CM Arjun Singh’s 83-yr-old widow forced out of her house by sons and daughters-in-law, moves court

Ex-MP CM Arjun Singh’s 83-yr-old widow forced out of her house by sons and...

Even the most influential politicians the country has had are not immune to domestic violence, especially their spouses, when they reach old age. A...
Sant Rise!

Sant Rise!

A controversial move by the Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, to make sadhu babas ministers of state has been challenged in the...
Chouhan’s Political Gamble

Chouhan’s Political Gamble

Above: Employees of the department of registration and stamps, MP government/Photo: mpigr.gov.in The chief minister has increased the retirement age of state government employees from...
Death Penalty in Madhya Pradesh: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Death Penalty: Zero Tolerance for Child Rape

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence In an attempt to stem this horrendous crime, the state government has tabled a bill to award capital punishment to those convicted...
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo). Photo: UNI

MP Govt bill on death for rape of girls under 12 will have a...

Above: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (file photo). Photo: UNI The Madhya Pradesh government’s proposed bill to impose death penalty on rapists of...
CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

CBI judge sits till 2.30 am for bail pleas of accused in Vyapam case

A special CBI court in Bhopal stayed open till 2.30 am on Friday (November 24), to hear the anticipatory bail pleas of over 30...
National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

National Law University Protests: Campus on the Boil

NLIU students in Bhopal raise placards to highlight their protest Students of this prestigious university in Bhopal are up in arms and one of their...
Delhi Durbar: An inside track of happenings in Lutyens’ Delhi

DELHI DURBAR

UNCLE SAM’S HOMECOMING It is now known that some of the credit for Rahul Gandhi’s astonishing makeover, which has transformed the Congress vice-president’s image to...
CBI’s clean chit to Shivraj Singh Chouhan has turned the spotlight back on Digvijaya Singh. Photo: UNI

Madhya Pradesh Vyapam Scam: A Twist in the Tale

India’s biggest jobs-cum-admissions racket takes another U-turn in what is becoming a legal and investigative jigsaw puzzle ~By Rakesh Dixit Corruption scandals in India, especially those...
Illustration: Anthony Lawrence

Ministry for Happiness

   ~Dilip Bobb The idea is not borrowed from Arundhati Roy’s book—she is up there with Dawood and Hafeez on the NDA’s list of public enemies—but...
A distraught farmer at his field in Agra where the crop was destroyed by unseasonal rains. Photo: UNI

Seeds of Discontent

The simmering anger among farmers led to huge loan waivers. But this would impoverish the state governments. Instead, they should check the volatility in...
Congress MLA Makhan Lal Jatav (right) was killed on April 13, 2009 and MP minister Lal Singh Arya was accused in the case

Open and Shut Case?

The killing of a Congress leader has exposed MP’s penchant for political vendetta and with the government backing the accused minister, he could well...
Election Commission of India. Photo: Anil Shakya

The ECI feels so threatened that it now wants powers of contempt

The direct fallout of the EVM controversy, in which the Election Commission of India (ECI) was forced to do a face-saving ‘EVM Challenge’—one that...
(L-R) Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife covered 600 villages of 16 districts during the 3,000 km yatra; Amarkantak is of great religious importance. Photo: indiatourism4u

River conservation in MP: Disaster Averted

The NGT intervened to halt the state government’s ambitious plan to mobilise five lakh people for the closing ceremony of the Narmada Sewa Yatra ~By...
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh. Photo: UNI

Vyapam scam: Turning the Tables

In a surprising twist, the CBI told the Supreme Court that it would take action against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for making false allegations...
Ken-Betwa interlinking is Uma Bharti’s dream project. However, environmentalists and social activists say that the Ken river is not water surplus. Photo: Abhishekkolay/wikimedia.org

Cry Me a River

Though this ambitious riverine project in Bundelkhand is the first in a grand plan to solve many of India’s water problems, environmentalists are up...
Youth Congress activists staging a demonstration in Bhopal. Photo: UNI

Vyapam scam: Insufficient Closure

The Supreme Court has cancelled the degrees of 634 doctors connected to the Vyapam scam but the real culprits remain unidentified despite the loss...
People protesting against the transfer of SP Navneet Bhasin in Bhind

MP government violates SC guidelines

By transferring upright SPs of four districts, the state government has not followed the apex court guidelines which say that IPS officers should have...
Police officers and Special Task Force soldiers stand beside dead bodies of the suspected members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), who escaped the high security jail in Bhopal, and later got killed in an encounter on the outskirts of Bhopal, India. Photo: UNI

To shoot or not to shoot

The legal framework for encounter killings in the context of the October 31 Bhopal jail-break and the killings of the accused that followed   Justice K...

MP’s Jailhouse Rock

The killing of eight SIMI undertrials by the Bhopal police has raised many uncomfortable questions and could lead to a protracted legal battle By...

Police Cornered in Madhya Pradesh

As a RSS pracharak is arrested by MP police personnel, they find themselves caught in a bind as the government cracks down against them....

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