Shivraj Singh Chouhan is the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. He is a politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party. On 30 November 2015, Shivraj Singh Chouhan became the first non-Congress chief minister to complete two consecutive terms in office. He first became the Chief Minister on November 29, 2005. Prior to becoming the Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh served as the General Secretary of BJP and State President of Madhya Pradesh.
Shivraj Singh Chouhan was first elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly in 1989-90 from the Budhni Assembly seat. He was later forced to contest the Lok Sabha polls from Vidisha. Shivraj has represented the Vidisha Lok Sabha seat for five consecutive terms till 2004.
On 29 November 2015, Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
On September 14, 2012 Shivraj Chauhan criticized the Centre for the hike in diesel and the subsidization of LPG. "The rise in diesel prices would lead to escalation in prices of all commodities and severely hit farmers," he said.
Saina Nehwal conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Indian ace shuttler and World No.2 Saina Nehwal was conferred upon with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award here on Sunday for her sterling performance in Badminton this year. ANI
Gadkari woos Muslims with promises of welfare, safety
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that whenever his party returns to power, it would protect every Muslim who loves being ideal patriot. ANI
Congress party forces adjournment in Madhya Pradesh Assembly
Making life difficult for Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, the Congress party on Wednesday disrupted the State assembly proceedings as it sought explanation from the CM over his statement that mafia was collecting money for his ouster from the office. ANI
Bhopal gas tragedy: Madhya Pradesh CM seeks explanation from Arjun Singh
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has written a letter to veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Arjun Singh seeking an explanation for the escape of Union Carbide Chairman Warren Anderson, in connection with the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy. ANI
Govt. employees demand implementation of 6th Pay Commission in Bhopal
Employees of the Madhya Pradesh Government staged a demonstration here on Wednesday to demand implementation of the Sixth Pay Commission report. ANI
Trap the killers, not tigers, says wildlife activist Shehla Masood
Wildlife activist Shehla Masood has said that tiger poaching is on a rise in Madhya Pradesh due to the involvement of certain top bureaucrats. ANI