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Monthly Archives: May 2016

BJP nominees Anil Dave, MJ Akbar file papers

Bhopal: BJP leaders Anil Madhav Dave and MJ Akbar on Tuesday submitted their nomination papers for the biennial election to the Upper House from Madhya Pradesh. Both Dave and Akbar submitted the papers before Returning Officer and Assembly’s Principal Secretary Bhagwandev Israni in the Vidhan Sabha premises here on the last date of filing papers. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP state president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan, state Home Minister Babulal Gaur, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam …

Shivraj reviews development works online

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that keeping in view results of ‘Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’, it would be held every year. This would bring transparency at local level and corruption will be curbed. District-wise conventions of Abhiyan’s beneficiaries will be held. The Chief Minister was reviewing impact and progress of 45-day ‘Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ while holding discussions with district collectors through video-conferencing today. Collectors informed about programmes of Abhiyan …

Shivraj meets investors at Mantralaya

Bhopal: Investors met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here on Monday. They included Messrs Inox Wind’s MD VK Jain, Director Bhupesh Juneja, Messrs Avgol India Private Limited Israel’s Director Tami Hirszhon, Corporate Financial’s Controller Sivan Yedision, Messrs Vacmet India Limited’s CGM DC Agrawal, Vice President Pradeep Agrawal. Chief Secretary Anthony DeSa was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister held one-to-one discussions with investors. He sought information from investors about status of their project’s …

Tankha files nomination for Rajya Sabha

Vivek TankhaBhopal: Former additional solicitor general and Congress candidate for Rajya Sabha Vivek Tankha on Monday filed his nomination for the biennial election to the Upper House from Madhya Pradesh. He filed the papers before Returning Officer Bhagwandev Israni in the Vidhan Sabha premises here. State Congress President Arun Yadav, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh, parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia, Congress legislators and other senior leaders were present. Soon after filing the nomination, Tankha responding to a media …

BJP’s pre-poll promises proved hollow

Raj BabbarBhopal: Taking a dig at the grand celebrations of completion of two years of the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, actor-turned-politician and Congress spokesman Raj Babbar today said there should be a limit of celebration in democracy even after two years of bad governance. This National Democratic Alliance regime, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, came to power with umpteen promises and after two years, their all pre-election promises proved to be hollow. Still …

Effectively implement M-Shiksha Mitra

Bhopal: The state government has directed for effective implementation of M-Shiksha Mitra mobile app for staff working in government schools and departmental offices. Through the app, users are being informed about services of School Education Department, information, payslips, complaint redressal, directives, training programmes, SMS facility, applications for leave, daily attendance etc. So far, over 61,000 officers, employees and teachers are using the app. Suggestions received regarding this have been included in the new version of …

Shukla for simplifying environmental clearance

Jaipur: Public Relations, Energy, New and Renewable Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Rajendra Shukla has stressed the need to simplify process for environmental clearance to minor minerals mines. He also urged the Central government to undertake maximum prospecting works in Madhya Pradesh through cooperation of Central Government, Mineral Exploration Corporation and Geological Survey of India. Lauding revolutionary steps taken by the Central government in mining sector, Shukla informed that Madhya Pradesh government has chalked out …

Modi govt failed on all fronts, alleges Vyas

Bhopal: Alleging that the BJP-led NDA regime has failed on all fronts, Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Girija Vyas on Thursday termed the two-years of the Narendra Modi as full of Jumlebaazi. While talking to media persons here on Thursday, Vyas said that the Modi government has done an excellent job on sloganeering and shouting from the rooftops about renaming schemes, appropriating Congress-led UPA’s success stories and making hollow claims. Targeting the economic …

Isabel apprised of solar power project in Rewa

Bhopal: IFC Asia-Pacific Head Isabel Chatterton met New and Renewable Energy Minister Rajendra Shukla at his residence here today and informed about major activities for world’s biggest ultra mega solar power project in Rewa district. Shukla said that it is an ambitious project. All works pertaining to it must be completed within time-limit so that the project starts within scheduled time. Principal Secretary New and Renewable Energy Manu Shrivastava was also present on the occasion.…

“My heart is filled with happiness”

Ujjain: ‘Simhastha concluded successfully. My heart is filled with happiness and bliss. With blessings of Lord Mahakal, entire team worked and served during Simhastha wholeheartedly and tried to render excellent services. Presence of saints gave right direction during Simhastha’. This was stated by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing farewell function of Swami Avdheshanand Ji at his camp at Ujjain on Wednesday. The Chief Minister and his wife Sadhana Singh felicitated Swami Avdheshanand Ji …