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  • Congress seeks CBI probe into death of Madhya Pradesh Governor's son Yesterday

    Bhopal: Congress on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son, Shailesh Yadav in Lucknow. Shailesh, who was named as an accused in the multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) known as Vyapam scam, was found dead at his father's official...
  • MP: Congress leaders hold overnight dharna inside state Assembly against Land Bill 2 days ago

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders on Tuesday held an overnight dharna inside the state Assembly in Bhopal to protest against the new Land Acquisition Bill. The dharna was led by senior leader Digvijaya Singh. The party has accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of ignoring the welfare of local farmers. Digvijaya Singh...
  • MP: 6 held for vandalising church, manhandling Christians in Jabalpur 4 days ago

    Jabalpur: The police on Monday arrested six people for allegedly vandalising a church and school premises and manhandling some members of the Christian community. The accused were alleged to be activists of right wing Hindu outfits Dharma Sena. The church authorities claimed that the attackers stormed into a Cathedral premises and...
  • MP: Church vandalised allegedly by activists of Hindu outfits in Jabalpur 4 days ago

    Jabalpur: A church and a school premises were vandalised and some members of the Christian community assaulted and threatened allegedly by activists of right wing Hindu outfits Dharma Sena and Bajrang Dal who accused them of carrying out conversion at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. Police have booked leader of Dharma Sena,...
  • Jabalpur: Church vandalised allegedly by activists of Hindu outfits 4 days ago

    Jabalpur: A church and a school premises were vandalised and some members of the Christian community assaulted and threatened allegedly by activists of right wing Hindu outfits Dharma Sena and Bajrang Dal who accused them of carrying out conversion at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. Police have booked leader of Dharma Sena,...
  • Indore: Man dies of injuries in firing by MLA's son and others, 5 held 4 days ago

    Indore: A 25-year-old man, who was allegedly shot at by BJP MLA Tukoji Rao Paur's son and his accomplices in the neighbouring Dewas district, on Sunday succumbed to his injuries at a private hospital in Indore. "Despite all efforts by doctors, Pratap Lodhi, who was put on life support, couldn't be...
  • BJP alleges Digvijaya Singh took money from MP builder, Congess denies March 15, 2015

    Bhopal: The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has alleged that Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh took crores of rupees from a local builder in lieu of granting undue favours to him when his party was in power in the state. However, the Congress has denied the charges. MP BJP unit president...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 17-year-old girl raped in Katni, one arrested March 14, 2015

    Katni: A 17-year-old minor girl was allegedly abducted and raped on Saturday in front of the Katni railway junction in Madhya Pradesh. Reportedly, the police have arrested the main accused in the incident, while his aide is still absconding. More details are awaited. ...
  • Rapists should be hanged publicly: BJP March 8, 2015

    Indore: BJP MLA Usha Thakur on Sunday justified the killing of the rape accused by a mob in Nagaland and pitched for a law allowing rapists to be hanged in full public view to deter others from committing such offences. "There is a need to make a stern law against men...
  • On Women's Day, read the suicide note of a man March 7, 2015

    While the entire country is rejoicing and celebrating Women's Day, an old mother is crying inconsolably in Jhansi. Her son, Avadhesh Yadav committed suicide on February 25, 2015 because of a "woman". This day has no meaning for her as she is confused of the word that means "Women Empowerment"....
  • Ahmedabad: Security guard rapes minor girl, arrested March 7, 2015

    A security guard has been arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a minor girl in Ahmedabad. The survivor has been admitted to hospital with grievous internal injuries. The accused is one Kaushal Chouhan, a resident of Madhya Pradesh. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh to soon become major industrial destinaton March 6, 2015

    Coimbatore: Madhya Pradesh would soon become a major industrial investment destination, the State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Friday. The Global Investors Summit, organised in Indore last year, received proposals worth over Rs five lakh crore and industries will be soon set up in the...
  • PM Modi arrives in MP to inaugurate power units March 5, 2015

    Indore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Thursday en route to Khandwa district where he will inaugurate two units each of 600 MW capacity of Singaji Thermal Power Project. The Prime Minister was accorded a warm welcome at the airport by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. "Modiji wished the Chief...
  • Vyapam scam: MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav still in office despite Centre's diktat March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: A defiant Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav continues to remain in office despite having been asked to step down after his name had figured in an FIR for his alleged involvement in massive recruitment scam in the state. Yadav was camping in the national capital for last five...
  • Chief Justice of India sets up judges panel to probe charges against Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge March 2, 2015

    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 March 2, 2015

    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 February 27, 2015

    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 February 25, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 23, 2015

    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...