Tag: Kamal Nath

Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath
Kamal Nath Demands Probe Into Pegasus Snooping Case By SC Judge

Snooping is the biggest attack on privacy...an investigation should also be carried out into the matter by a sitting judge of the Supreme Court, says Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath's 'Item' Remark: SC Stays EC Order Revoking Star Campaigner Status For MP Bypolls

New Delhi: In a relief to Kamal Nath, the Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Election Commission and stayed its order of withdrawing star campaigner status of the former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader. Senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi, representing the Election Commission, submitted before a bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde that […]

MP Bypolls: EC Pulls Up Kamal Nath Over 'Item' Jibe

New Delhi: The Election Commission has said former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath has violated its advisory related to campaigning by using the word “item” against a woman BJP candidate. The Commission advised Kamal Nath not to use such words in public during the period of the Model Code of Conduct. […]

All MP Ministers Present In Cabinet Meeting Submit Resignations To CM: Senior Minister

Bhopal: The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh plunged into a political crisis on Monday after a sulking Jyotiraditya Scindia, along with at least 17 MLAs, virtually raised a banner of revolt prompting Chief Minister Kamal Nath to call a late-night cabinet meeting where around 20 ministers present resigned reposing their faith in his leadership. Nath […]

Speed Up Plans, Allot Funds For Sita Temple In Sri Lanka: MP CM

Bhopal: The Congress-led Madhya Pradesh government will construct a grand temple for Sita in Sri Lanka and Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Monday asked officials here to prepare a plan and allot funds. He also directed that Sri Lankan government officials and members of the Mahabodhi Society be included in the committee that will be […]

Dalit Kids Beaten To Death Over Open Defecation

New Delhi: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday urged Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath to ensure stringent punishment to those who beat to death two Dalit children in the state for defecating near a village panchayat. Two Dalit children, who did not have a toilet at home, were allegedly beaten to death by […]

Chopper scam: Delhi court sends Ratul Puri to judicial custody till Oct 1

New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, to judicial custody till October 1 in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam. Special judge Arvind Kumar also allowed Puri to take medicines long with him to jail subject to the opinion of the […]

Infighting plagues the grand old party

New Delhi: Turf war and infighting continue to plague the Congress, posing a major challenge for Sonia Gandhi who took over as interim party president over a month back amidst despondency in the party following the Lok Sabha poll debacle. The grand old party seems to be in disarray, with collective leadership lacking in states, […]

Chief Ministers hail ISRO for its efforts

New Delhi: Chief Ministers from all across the nation on Saturday hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) stride towards the Moon. Their reactions came after communication between India’s moon lander Vikram and the orbiter got snapped in a last minute snag with the former just 2.1 km away from its designated landing spot on […]

Demanding Scindia as MP Cong chief, supporters threaten mass resignation

Bhopal: Cracks in the Madhya Pradesh Congress have come out in the open ahead of the announcement of the new state party president. Supporters of former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia are threatening mass resignation, if he is not elected as president of the state Congress unit. As current Congress state unit president and Chief Minister […]

Shah Reviews Operations Against Naxals; Development Activities With CMs

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed ongoing operations against Naxals and development initiatives being undertaken in Left Wing Extremism affected areas, officials said. Chief ministers Nitish Kumar (Bihar), Naveen Patnaik (Odisha), Yogi Adityanath (Uttar Pradesh), Kamal Nath (Madhya Pradesh), Raghubar Das (Jharkhand), Bhupesh Baghel (Chhattisgarh) besides top police and civil officials […]

ED Arrests Ratul Puri In Rs 354 Cr Bank Fraud Case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri, the former Executive Director of Moser Baer, in connection with a Rs 354-crore bank fraud case filed by Central Bank of India, an agency official said. The CBI had booked Puri and others in connection with the bank […]

I-T attaches Rs 254-cr worth 'benami' equity of Ratul Puri; links him to VVIP chopper scam

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has attached Rs 254 crore worth of “benami” equity of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri which he is stated to have allegedly received from a suspect in the VVIP chopper scam via shell companies, officials said on Tuesday. Ratul Puri, the chairman of Hindustan Powerprojects […]

Congress hits back in MP, lures away two BJP MLAs

Bhopal: Two BJP MLAs on Wednesday cross-voted in favour of the ruling Congress to help pass a Bill on prevention of mob lynching in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly. The House was adjourned sine die after the bill was passed. Embarrassed Leader of Opposition, Gopal Bhargava said he will discuss the issue later. Wednesday’s developments bring […]

Heads expected to roll in Congress after election rout

New Delhi: Heads are expected to roll in the Congress following the party’s dismal performance in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections where it won just 52 seats, just 8 more than what it managed in 2014. A party source told IANS: “Many General Secretaries and state unit chiefs could face the heat as the party […]