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Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
Anirban Roy

Anirban Roy


Anirban Roy is the Deputy Resident Editor of HT’s Bhopal and Indore editions. A journalist for last 22 years, he has reported from India’s north-east and closely covered the Maoists’ Peoples’ War in Nepal.

articles by Anirban Roy (256 results)
Nov 29, 2016 11:16
To criticize him, Chouhan’s political opponents often allude to the story that he turned his back on a ‘lifelong bachelor’ resolution made on the banks of Narmada. “When I became an MLA and entered politics, I thought I should get married as we get support... read more
Nov 29, 2016 09:56
MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who has completed 11 years in office, on Monday said his New Year resolution would be to provide around 50 lakh landless residents of the state with space for house construction. read more
Nov 29, 2016 08:13
Shivraj Singh Chouhan has been helming the Madhya Pradesh government for over a decade now. HT spoke to him a day before he completed 11 years as its chief minister. Excerpts from the interview: read more
Nov 03, 2016 10:35
Several Muslims organizations on Wednesday raised questions as to how chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan felicitated the police officers for eliminating the eight SIMI activists even before the investigations began. read more
Nov 02, 2016 15:28
The RSS on Wednesday praised the Madhya Pradesh police that killed eight suspected SIMI members on Monday and said they “had no other option but to kill the fugitives” amid the growing opposition clamour for a judicial probe into the encounter. read more
Nov 01, 2016 11:03
Surveillance cameras inside Bhopal’s central jail weren’t working and may have helped eight alleged Islamic radicals to escape, sources said on Tuesday. read more
Oct 28, 2016 11:30
Policemen and women from the constable level to that of inspector, who work 15 to 18 hours a day while on special duty, are entitled to spend Rs 60 per head on food, while an inmate in the state’s jail gets daily food of the value of Rs 70 per head,... read more
Oct 20, 2016 00:26
Millions across India may be cheering the onset of the festive season but there is gloom in the police barracks in Madhya Pradesh. Dejected cops say the morale of the force is low as the government has sided with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)... read more
Sep 11, 2016 20:42
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is leading a delegation to the UK to find “partners” for Smart City projects and improve the state’s ranking in Ease of Doing Business. The delegation is leaving on September 25. read more
Sep 02, 2016 10:52
South Africa’s tourism minister Derek Andre Hanekom on Thursday said Khajuraho should be on everyone’s bucket list. read more
Sep 02, 2016 10:50
A 900-year-old sandstone sculpture of a woman holding a parrot will find its way back to Khajuraho, a town in Madhya Pradesh famous for its temples associated with erotic art, after almost two years Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper handed it to... read more
Sep 02, 2016 05:54
As its president Dilma Rousseff was forced out of office by a 61-20 vote in the Senate, Brazil on Thursday abstained from the first BRICS Convention on Tourism held at the temple city of Khajuraho. read more
Sep 01, 2016 14:59
The two-day BRICS Convention on Tourism is all set to begin in the temple city from Thursday and will be attended by tourism ministers and officials of all the five BRICS countries. read more
Aug 23, 2016 11:52
The cash-strapped Madhya Pradesh government, which is battling unprecedented floods following a long spell of drought in the state, is planning to add another aircraft to its fleet to ensure smooth travel of the VVIPs. read more
Aug 21, 2016 21:18
Ahead of next year’s Centennial of the Abolition of Indian Indentureship, descendants of the country’s Girmitiya labourers expressed keenness on Saturday in contributing to the development process of their ancestral Madhya Pradesh in a big way. read more