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  • Chief Justice of India sets up judges panel to probe charges against Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge 4 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India HL Dattu has constituted a three-judge panel, including Chief Justices of 2 High Courts, to go into sexual harassment charges of a former woman judicial officer against a sitting judge of the Madhya Pradesh High Court. The complainant, who later put in her papers as...
  • MP minister wants law allowing people to keep lions, tigers as pets 16 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a bizarre suggestion, a senior Madhya Pradesh minister has sought a law that allows people to domesticate or keep as pets big cats like lions and tigers for their conservation. Animal Husbandry, Horticulture and Food Processing Minister Kusum Mehdele, in a proposal sent to the state's forest department,...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeks NABARD's help in its irrigation projects 3 days ago

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has urged the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to assist major irrigation projects and extend technical and financial assistance for computerisation of cooperative banks in the state. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a meeting with NABARD chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala said the development...
  • Home Ministry asks MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav to resign after FIR in Vyapam scam: Sources 5 days ago

    Bhopal: According to sources, Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has been asked by the Home Ministry to resign after he was named in an FIR filed in the the Vyapam recruitment scam. Yadav is the first sitting Governor to be named in a corruption FIR filed in the case. Yadav...
  • Congress seeks MP Governor's resignation over MPPEB scam 6 days ago

    Bhopal: Accusing Governor Ram Naresh Yadav of failing to uphold the sanctity of his post, the opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded his resignation over the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Joining a debate on motion of thanks to Governor's address during the ongoing budget session of the state Assembly,...
  • MP: CBI arrests former central university vice chancellor in recruitment scam 6 days ago

    Sagar (Madhya Pradesh): Former Vice Chancellor of Hari Singh Gour Kendriya Vishwa Vidyalaya NS Gajbhiye was on Monday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation from Kanpur in connection with the alleged recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh's only central university. Gajbhiye was the first Vice Chanellor of the prestigious university which...
  • CBI arrests former central university VC for alleged recruitment scam 1 week ago

    Sagar: Former Vice Chancellor of Hari Singh Gour Kendriya Vishwa Vidyalaya NS Gajbhiye was on Monday arrested by the CBI from Kanpur in connection with the alleged recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh's only central university. Gajbhiye was the first Vice Chanellor of the prestigious university which was accorded central status...
  • Bhopal: Police release water canon on Congress workers protesting Vyapam scam February 18, 2015

    Bhopal: Opposition Congress protested against Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh over the Vyapam scam with the police releasing water canon on the protestors. Earlier in the day, the state Assembly also witnessed ruckus. The Congress leaders walked out while Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was delivering his speech on the...
  • Alleagtions made by Digvijaya are baseless; will not quit over Vyapam scam, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan February 17, 2015

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday reacted to Congress' allegations against him in Vyapam scam. He said allegations made by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh are baseless. "There is a deliberate attempt to malign my image. I will not quit over Vyapam scam, have spoken to Amit Shah,"...
  • Documents tampered with to protect MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in recruitment scam: Congress February 17, 2015

    The Congress has alleged that documents were tampered with to protect Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the admission and recruitment scam. The Congress has also demanded the CM's resignation. However, the BJP has hit back saying there is no proof to prove the allegations. ...
  • MP: 10 killed, 40 injured as bus plunges into valley in Dhar February 17, 2015

    Jhabua (MP): At least 10 people were killed and over 40 others were injured on Monday night when a private bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep valley in Machalia Ghat in neighbouring Dhar district. The bus was on its way to Galiakot in Rajasthan from Indore when...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life imprisonment for killing woman at her wedding February 11, 2015

    Bhopal: A local court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to a 30-year-old man for killing a woman during her wedding ceremony in 2014. District and Sessions judge Sushma Khosla awarded life imprisonment to Anurag Namdeo and slapped on him a fine of Rs 15,000. According to prosecution, the bride, Dr Jaishri...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 11-year-old, beaten by police for riding his bicycle, dies of burns January 31, 2015

    Indore: An 11-year-old girl on Saturday died, two days after she is said to have set herself on fire after allegedly being thrashed and threatened by a policeman. Assistant sub-inspector Prakash Jaroliya had allegedly beaten up Yasmeen (11) for riding his bicycle without permission. "The doctors at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital tried...
  • Acid thrown on BJP leader, his family in Ujjain by miscreants on bikes January 13, 2015

    Ujjain: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader fell victim to an acid attack in Ujjain on Monday night. The incident took place when two miscreants on the bike threw the acid on BJP leader Murlidhar Kabra, his wife and his mother. The BJP leader along with his wife and mother...
  • Crude bomb found in coach S8 of Jabalpur-Delhi Gondwana Express January 12, 2015

    Bhopal: A bomb was found in coach S8 of Gondwana Express train on Sunday that runs between Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi, officials said. After the train left Jabalpur around 3 PM, a passenger noticed an unclaimed bag and informed the train ticket examiner. The train was...
  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane fails to take off, police push it off the runway December 22, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh policemen were on Monday employed to push Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane as it failed to take off from Chhindwara airport. Officers were pushing the plane off the runway to make room for Congress MP Kamal Nath's plane which was due to land. Kamal Nath's plane hovered...
  • MP judge harassment case: SC asks CJI to form new probe panel December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday disbanded a two-member probe panel appointed by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a judge in the MP HC. The apex court ruled that the Chief Justice of India may constitute another panel to look...
  • Teenager kills 12-year-old sister, kills self due to dispute between parents December 14, 2014

    Indore: A 14-year-old boy killed his 12-year-old sister to death and later committed suicide by hanging himself in Kharajana area of Indore on Saturday evening. According to sources, the boy was in tension due to dispute between his father and mother. The police is yet to ascertain the exact course of events. ...
  • Eunuchs contribute constructively to 'Swachh Abhiyan' in Madhya Pradesh December 13, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Saturday said roping in of eunuchs into the cleanliness drive under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' across the state has yielded encouraging results. "We have roped in more than 200 members of the third gender including a former mayor and ex-MLA...
  • MP: BJP MLAs congratulate Kailash Vijayvargiya instead of Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize December 11, 2014

    Bhopal: While the world is lauding Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize 2014, MLAs in his home state are completely clueless about it. In the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday, BJP MLAs mistakenly congratulated state minister Kailash Vijayvargiya instead. BJP MLAs claimed Vijayvargiya was honoured for his humanitarian work....
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: What former Bhopal SP Swaraj Puri saw at the Union Carbide plant December 9, 2014

    Bhopal: Swaraj Puri was the Bhopal Superintendent of Police when the deadly Methyl IsoCyanate gas leaked from the Union Carbide factory in the middle of the night of December 2, 1984. Puri has faced criticism for safely escorting the then the Union Carbide Corporation chairman and CEO Warren Anderson to...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: How it happened December 8, 2014

    Bhopal: Thirty years after the catastrophic leak of lethal Methyl Isocyanate from the Carbide plant in Bhopal, T R Chouhan who was the Chemical Plant Operator and in charge of storage tank 610 till November 25, 1984, returns to its crumbling remains to tell us how India's worst industrial disaster...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: The man who tried to expose Union Carbide and the warnings that were ignored December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Journalist Rajkumar Keswani shot into fame in the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy in 1984. His passionate stories in 1982, warning of the disaster waiting to happen were ignored. Keswani was so convinced about the threat the pesticide plant of UCIL posed to Bhopal that he wrote...
  • MP: Tantrik presses hot iron sickle to 6-month-old baby to cure her of pneumonia December 6, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a six-month-old girl was severely burned by a tantrik, apparently to cure her of pneumonia. The incident took place in Shivpuri district. The child was admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries to her stomach. Her condition is still critical. Her family...
  • Madhya Pradesh: BJP sweeps local body elections December 4, 2014

    Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party continues to rule the roost. The party has swept the local body election in Madhya Pradesh by winning all the nine municipal corporations. The elections were held on November 28 to elect 135 civic bodies in the state. Out of 9 municipal corporations, Congress could not manage a...
  • Reliving the Bhopal gas tragedy: Disaster that could have been averted December 3, 2014

    The Bhopal tragedy was a disaster in the making as several warnings were ignored. The carbide plant at Bhopal was inferior in design to the one at Virginia and local administration had no information about the nature of the toxic gas that had leaked. ...
  • MP: BJP MLA thrashes 15 junkies for eve-teasing women December 3, 2014

    Indore: A BJP MLA allegedly thrashed 15 junkies who he claimed were eve-teasing women in a park in Indore, the incident which acquired a political hue after Congress criticised saying it highlights the law and order situation of the state. Eye witnesses claimed that BJP MLA Sudarshan Gupta beat up 15...
  • Bhopal: A city frozen in its toxic past December 2, 2014

    Bhopal: An avalanche of grievances writ on every face! The scars of the tragedy are visible in every nook and cranny of Old Bhopal. The deadly waste is still lying in the Union Carbide factory, contaminating not only the soil and water but also the minds of the people. Misguided...
  • 30 years of Bhopal gas tragedy: Gas Devi and Zahar Lal still question us, seek justice December 2, 2014

    The gory night of December 2-3, 1984 still haunt the memories of a poor inhabitant of Oriya Basti, a slum area unfortunate to have been very close to infamous Union Carbide plant in Bhopal. Although 30 years have passed but it seems as if it was just yesterday that the...
  • Thirty years on, Bhopal gas tragedy still continues to haunt victims December 2, 2014

    Bhopal: Not even born 30 years ago when the gas tragedy struck the city, yet the third generation of Bhopal is now bearing the brunt of toxic leak of Methyl Isocyanate from the carbide factory on the December 2, 1984. The doctor who conducted the autopsies said that he found...