• MP sand mafia allegedly tries to set Deputy Forest Ranger on fire January 10, 2014

    Bhopal: The assault by the sand mafia seems to have hit again with an alleged attempt made by them to set a Deputy Forest Ranger on fire in Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh. The deputy forest ranger has escaped with injuries and has been admitted in a local hospital. No arrests...
  • MP: Cessna plane makes emergency landing on NH 69 near Betul December 31, 2013

    Betul: Owing to heavy winds, a private Cessna plane was forced to land on the National highway 69 near Betul in Madhya Pradesh. There has been no damage to life or property in the incident. According to initial reports, the plane is owned by an industrialist from Betul. One of...
  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir Chief held for allegedly raping teacher for 7 years December 30, 2013

    Bhopal: The Chief of Maharishi Vidya Mandir group of schools Girish Chandra Verma has been arrested by Bhopal Police over charges of periodically raping a school teacher for over a period 7 years. The teacher had lodged a complaint in March 2013 with the police alleging rape. Thereafter the police...
  • Is it an AAP wave?

    In Conversation |  Hemender Sharma
    Professor Yogendra Yadav in a detailed interview given to the website Indiaopines.com, on October 26, 2013, raised the compulsion of minimum scale in politics. He...

  • Madhya Pradesh: Hat-trick for Chouhan as BJP gets massive majority December 9, 2013

    Riding high on pro-incumbency and a divided opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan returned to power with a massive mandate for the third straight term. BJP won 165 seats in the 230-members seat Assembly, way ahead of the Congress which was restricted to just...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: 29 years on, no justice yet for survivors December 2, 2013

    Bhopal: Twenty-nine years after the deadly gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, the scars of this tragedy are not just visible but continue to hound the victims amidst long legal battles and continued government apathy. The Supreme Court of India on October 29, 2013 ordered parity in...
  • Woman cricketer alleges sexual assault by association member November 27, 2013

    Bhopal: A 19-year-old woman cricketer has alleged that she was sexually harassed by the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association Joint Secretary, Alpesh Shah on September 23. The victim's father has complained to the MPCA saying his daughter had gone to Shah's room on September 23 and while she touched Shah's feet...
  • Madhya Pradesh polls: 26 per cent voting recorded till noon November 25, 2013

    Bhopal: Voting has begun in Madhya Pradesh on Monday where more than for 4.65 crore voters are expected to elect a 230-member Assembly. Around 26 per cent voting was registered till noon. The BJP-government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan fighting for an unprecedented third consecutive victory in the state where...
  • Chhattisgarh polls: 55 per cent polling till 3 PM November 19, 2013

    Raipur: Nearly 55 per cent voters in 72 constituencies across 19 districts of Chhattisgarh exercised their franchise till 3 pm on Tuesday in the second and last phase of Assembly elections even as a man was killed in alleged accidental firing by a CRPF personnel at a polling booth. "Around...
  • Chhattisgarh polls: Electorate defy Naxals, 67 per cent cast their votes November 11, 2013

    Raipur: Despite Naxal threat, 67 per cent of the electorate came out to vote in the first phase of polling for a new Assembly on Monday in the rebel affected areas of Chhattisgarh. The high voter turnout in areas of Bastar could hold the key to whether the BJP manages...
  • MP polls: Easy candidature for Digvijaya Singh's son? November 7, 2013

    Bhopal: November one, the first day of filling nominations for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections coincided with Dhanteras - a day when Hindus celebrate wealth and worship Laxmi, the wealth goddess by buying new jewellery and utensils. Jaivardhan Singh, son of former MP Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh chose this...
  • MP polls: Dissidents, unpopular MLAs give BJP a tough time November 4, 2013

    Bhopal: The BJP in Madhya Pradesh is facing a tough challenge from dissidents. While Minister of State for Panchayti Raj Devi Singh Sareyam who was denied the party ticket has quit, the party workers have also come out on to the streets demanding cancellation of tickets given to unpopular ministers....
  • MP polls: A divided Congress hopes for a miracle October 31, 2013

    Bhopal: Die hard Congress supporters in Madhya Pradesh are still hopeful that something drastic would happen between now and November 25 when the state votes to elect a new Assembly. These hopes are pinned around the possibility of right distribution of tickets, possible realisation amongst dissidents that if it is...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 21 officials suspended over temple stampede in Datia October 15, 2013

    Bhopal: Two days after a temple stampede in Datia led to a loss of 115 lives, 17 policemen and 4 officials including the SP, collector, SDM and Sub Divisional Officer of police have been suspended. The onlookers alleged that it was a lathicharge by the police on the devotees that...
  • MP temple stampede death toll rises to 115, no lessons learnt October 14, 2013

    Bhopal: The festivities had a tragic turn in Datia in Madhya Pradesh as the death toll in the temple stampede rose to 115. CNN-IBN has accessed a video clip which captured moments just before the stampede at the Ratangarh temple in the state. The video shows how several fell to...