Former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath on November 01 again clarified his remarks wherein he referred BJP leader Imarti Devi as 'item' and said it wasn't to insult anyone and I told earlier that I regret it.
He said, "I have been in the Lok Sabha for so many years, our seat comes on which it is written, item number-1, number-2, number-3, I am familiar with this language.
I did not say anything to insult anyone and I regret that."
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on January 09 reached Bhopal and met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. She also met BJP leader Imarti Devi, who was being called 'item' by former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath. After meeting Imarti Devi, Kangana opened up about the crimes against women. She said that law system should be reformed to provide speedy justice to women. Ranaut reached Bhopal after recording her statement with Bandra Police in connection with a sedition case filed against her.
Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and president of state Indian National Congress Kamal Nath took a jibe at MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on December 27. While addressing a gathering, Nath called Chouhan an expert in ‘media politics’ and said that he turns everything into an event. He also took potshots at PM Modi saying the prime minister visited a Gurudwara amid the farmers’ protest. During an all-party meeting in Bhopal, a decision was taken to put off Assembly's winter session. The all-party meeting was attended by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Home Minister Narottam Mishra, state Congress unit president Kamal Nath and others. The winter session was scheduled to begin on December 28. Watch the full video for more.
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Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and president of state Indian National Congress Kamal Nath slammed CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan by saying that he is an expert in 'media politics', "He makes everything an event," he said.
Calling the Nepal government's move to dissolve the lower house of the Parliament to be a 'political move', Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the Supreme Court should dismiss the case. Oli's comments come as the move, which has been claimed to be unconstitutional by members of the ruling party and the opposition, is being challenged in the apex court, where hearings are currently underway. A total of 13 petitions are filed in the Supreme Court of Nepal, challenging the decision of Oli and President Bidhya Devi Bhandari to dissolve the House of Representatives, the lower house parliament, claiming it unconstitutional. The apex court has yet to give a verdict on the writ petitions. Following the dissolution of the Lower House and the announcement of midterm elections, the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) witnessed its vertical split as the already-strained ties between the two rival factions of the party have further deepened. The Oli-led faction of the ruling party is backing the dissolution of the House while the other faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal is firmly opposing the government's move and demanding the restoration of parliament.
Addressing an extraordinary session of the Upper House of Parliament on Sunday, Nepal Caretaker Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli announced that Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali will visit India on January 14 this month. After the dissolution of the lower house, Oli announced Foreign Minister's upcoming India's visit from the Upper House for the second time. He announced the dates along with agendas prepared for discussion which comes soon after the visit of Indian Foreign Secretary to the Himalayan Nation. FM Gyawali will be staying in India but claimed that relation with Southern Neighbours has improved further after he took over the office.
A 22-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani filed a written complaint in the police station. She has filed compliant against a man alleging rape and religious conversion. Speaking to media, Station In-Charge (SI) of Barwani, Rajesh Yadav said, "A zero First Information Report (FIR) has been registered based on the written complaint. Further investigation is underway in this regard."
Saif Ali Khan starrer 'Tandav' has spiked controversy across the country. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said that he condemns the way Zeeshan Ayyub, Saif Ali Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar reacted to religious sentiments. And he further said that MP government is thinking to ban it. "I condemn the way Zeeshan Ayyub, Saif Ali Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar reacted to our religious sentiments. MP government will register case, thinking of banning it. We'll request Centre for a policy to restrict web series that use vulgar language and attack religious sentiments," said Narottam Mishra on 'Tandav' controversy.
Former MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi who quit the Congress and joined BJP after resigning from the post of MLA ahead of the by-polls in Madhya Pradesh on 28 seats. Rahul Lodhi got the status of Cabinet Minister in Shivraj Singh government. After getting the portfolio he visited Madhya Pradesh's Damoh on January 17. Two people throw ink and put shoe garland around his neck. The supporters of Rahul thrashed them in the presence of cops. Police took them into the custody.
Former Indian cricketer and BJP MP from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir, on January 19 lauded the performance of Indian Cricket Team. He said, "This is the greatest series ever to be won by the Indian cricket team ever, I don't think so it has been any bigger than this," he said. Gambhir hailed the performance of young players who proved their mettle in the absence of key players who were injured.
BJP leader and MLA Ram Kadam lashed out at Amazon and the team of 'Tandav' after the team apologized over the controversy. He said that apology will not work, "They should be beaten with shoes on a crowded chowk. He added that he will not sit quiet until team of 'Tandav' goes behind the bars. Recently, the cast and crew of 'Tandav' unconditionally apologized for unintentionally hurting people's sentiments.
Speaking to ANI in Kolkata on January 17, Congress leader in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury spoke about seat sharing. Chowdhury said, "Seat sharing is a process and you can't take decisions on such issues in a single meeting. We don't have much time so collectively Congress and left parties will have to fight together." "The matter of seat sharing has not reached at its final stage yet. Overnight such matters don't end," he added.
While speaking at the National Youth Parliament Festival on January 11, Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla spoke about strength of Indian democracy. Speaker Birla said, "The smooth transition of power through 17 general elections proves that Indian democracy is strong and mature."