Hemender Sharma

  • MP sand mafia allegedly tries to set Deputy Forest Ranger on fire 10-01-2014 12:55 PM

    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 31-12-2013 02:24 PM

    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 30-12-2013 10:45 AM

    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: Hattrick for Chouhan as BJP gets massive majority 09-12-2013 10:14 AM

    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 02-12-2013 10:23 PM

    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 27-11-2013 01:15 PM

    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 25-11-2013 08:13 AM

    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 19-11-2013 09:10 AM

    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 11-11-2013 09:58 PM

    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? 07-11-2013 07:24 AM

    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 04-11-2013 02:49 PM

    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 31-10-2013 03:06 PM

    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...
  • MP Minister Kailash seen distributing cash during campaigning 15-10-2013 06:18 PM

    Indore: Ahead of Assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya finds himslef in some trouble as has been caught on camera handing out cash at an election rally in Mhow, Indore. Vijayvargiya, who is an MLA from Mhow flouted the elections commission's model code of conduct. The incident took...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 21 officials suspended over temple stampede in Datia 15-10-2013 08:30 AM

    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 14-10-2013 08:40 PM

    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...
  • 'India since 1947' meant for those who have genuine concern for India 14-10-2013 04:20 PM

    India as a young and modern nation sets exemplary juxtaposition within its own existence. In certain areas, it appears living the systemic roles forthrightly mandated by its constitution-but in overall estimation, the expectations of common citizens are far to be fulfilled. There is a gap, there is sense of urgency...
  • MP: Blame game intensifies as death toll in temple stampede reaches 115 14-10-2013 01:40 PM

    Bhopal: The blame game over the stampede at a temple in Ratangarh in Madhya Pradesh has been intensifying as politicians, authorities and pilgrims speak in different voices. The police said a rumour of the bridge collapsing sparked the stampede while eyewitnesses were blaming it on a police lathicharge. However, politicians...
  • Digvijaya Singh hits out at BJP for temple stampede in MP 13-10-2013 11:35 PM

    Congress General Secretary hit out at BJP for Ratangarh temple stampede in Datia, Nadhta Pradesh. He said, "Under the governance of the BJP, the officials take bribes which cause such incidents and the government doesn't react. A blueprint should be prepared so that such incidents do not occur again." ...
  • Madhya Pradesh polls: CM Chouhan extends 'yatra', makes more promises 08-10-2013 08:44 AM

    Bhopal: This election season, it's raining promises in Madhya Pradesh with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan trying to woo voters in his bid to get re-elected. He extended his Jan Ashirwad Yatra that was to end with a rally in Bhopal last month to make a few more promises and...
  • 1 SIMI member caught, 6 on the run after escaping from Khandwa jail 01-10-2013 08:17 AM

    Bhopal: Seven members of the terror outfit SIMI escaped from the Khandwa jail in Madhya Pradesh early on Tuesday morning. Sources say the police have arrested one of them while six are still on the run. The police have now declared a high alert in Khandwa as well as Indore....
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram says he doesn't enjoy political support 29-08-2013 02:25 PM

    Bhopal: Self-proclaimed godman Asaram on Thursday lost his cool when asked whether he has been enjoying political protection in the sexual assault case of a minor girl. Lashing out at the mediapersons, he said, "I do not have any political support. Do not irritate me." Vociferously denying that he was...
  • Police serve summons to Asaram, may also issue lookout notices 27-08-2013 12:10 PM

    Indore: Self-styled godman Asaram has been served summons at his Indore ashram by the Jodhpur police in a case of allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl. Asaram had been evading the police so far. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Jodhpur police will issue a lookout notice against Asaram. Sources...
  • Digvijaya's brother allegedly threatens Madhya Pradesh IAS officer 26-08-2013 06:30 PM

    Bhopal: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's brother on Monday allegedly threatened an IAS officer in Madhya Pradesh. Laxman Singh, a Congressman, has threatened IAS officer KK Khare in Anuppur district. While addressing party workers, he said he will sort out Khare when the Congress returns to power in the state. The...
  • MP: Army, IAF carry out rescue work, Narmada flows above danger mark 24-08-2013 08:56 AM

    Bhopal: The Army and Indian Air Force choppers have been pressed in to carry out rescue operations in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh as over thousand people are still feared to be stranded in low lying areas of the district and Narmada river continues to flow 15 feet above the...
  • Congress targeting Asaram for opposing Sonia, Rahul: Uma Bharti 22-08-2013 04:00 PM

    New Delhi: A day after a case of sexual assault was registered against self styled Godman leader Asaram Bapu by a teenager in Delhi, BJP leader Uma Bharti on Thursday came out in his support. Uma took to Twitter to extend her support to Asaram and wrote that the Congress...
  • MP: 51 trucks loaded with illegally mined sand seized 19-08-2013 03:30 PM

    Bhopal: Fifty-one trucks carrying sand illegally mined worth crores have been seized in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday. The trucks were loaded with illegally mined sand from the banks of the river Tawa. They have been seized in a single raid. The raid was jointly conducted by the...
  • Illegal sand mining rampant in India despite Supreme Court ban 09-08-2013 11:40 PM

    A CNN-IBN investigation has exposed how sand is being rampantly mined from various parts of our country without any official check. ...
  • Bhopal student suicide: Five accused arrested, family demands justice 09-08-2013 09:10 AM

    Bhopal: Four female students and a teacher of the RKDF college in Bhopal have been arrested after an 18-year-old pharmacy student of the same college killed herself, leaving behind a suicide note naming the five accused alleging that they ragged her for over six months. Eighteen-year-old Anita, a second year...