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  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane fails to take off, police push it off the runway 5 hours 59 minutes ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Bhopal tragedy survivors demand panel for rehabilitation November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: A group of survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy on Sunday said the central government should set up a commission for effective medical care, economic rehabilitation and social support for the victims. At a press conference ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Union Carbide gas leak disaster, a...
  • Morena: Man gets 10-year jail term for raping woman November 29, 2014

    Morena: A local court has awarded 10-year jail term to a man for raping a 21-year-old woman in Morena last year. The sentence was awarded on Friday by First Additional Sessions Judge AK Verma, who also handed down seven-year prison sentence to a woman who kept the victim captive at...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Gas leak at chemical plant in Raisen district, 39 people affected November 29, 2014

    Raisen: In a tragic incident, the leakage of chlorine gas at a chemical plant in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district affected 39 people on Saturday evening. 29 people have been admitted to a hospital in Raisen district and three of them have been referred to Bhopal. The investigation is on to detect the...
  • Seven tiger cubs spotted in Satpura tiger reserve November 23, 2014

    Bhopal: Seven tiger cubs have been spotted for the first time in Satpura Tiger Reserve which comprises parts of Madhya Pradesh's Hoshnagabad, Betul and Chhindwara districts. "Yes, seven new guests have arrived in our park," Tiger Reserve Field Director RP Singh told PTI. He said while one tigress has given birth...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown off running train after alleged rape attempt November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident of crime against women in Madhya Pradesh a young woman was thrown off a train after an alleged rape attempt. The victim who is a professional from Delhi was thown off a train in Madhya Pradesh near Sagar. The girl was found unconcious...
  • Plane on training sortie crashes in Indore, two injured November 19, 2014

    Indore: An aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club on training sortie crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on Wednesday in which two persons were seriously injured, police said. "The aircraft on training sortie crashed near the boundary wall of the airport," Superintendent of Police (SP), East area, Abid Khan said. The two...
  • No 'Kiss of Love' protest in Bhopal November 16, 2014

    Bhopal: The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing, planned by some college students, was not held on Sunday as police maintained a strict vigil to prevent any such event from happening. A number of students had earlier planned to protest near Shahpura lake in the city on Sunday. There was...
  • Centre agrees to hike compensation for Bhopal gas tragedy victims November 15, 2014

    Bhopal: The central government has agreed to increase the compensation for Bhopal gas tragedy victims, Amnesty International on Friday said and welcomed the move. The government also promised to revise the numbers of deaths and injuries, according to an Amnesty International statement. The government decision came following hunger strike by five...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: 30 years later, survivors cry for justice, seek more compensation November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Hundreds of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy are at Delhi's Jantar Mantar demanding justice and additional compensation. Survivors which include mostly women and children are sitting on protest since November 9 saying they will remain at Jantar Mantar till the Narendra Modi government gives them...
  • Madhya Pradesh to have country's first school for children of labourers November 3, 2014

    Bhopal: The foundation stone of the country's first 'Shramodaya School' for the children of labourers was laid by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The school at Mugalia Chaap village near the state capital will be developed on the lines of the Navodaya Vidyalaya. The medium of instruction in...
  • MP: Children to blow whistles to stop practice of open defecation in Indore November 2, 2014

    Indore: In a bid to check the practice of open defecation, a social experiment will soon be started in villages of Indore division where children will blow a loud whistle to embarrass those who defecate in public. The state government is planning to set up groups of school children to...
  • PM Narendra Modi greets four states on their foundation day November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people of Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana on their states' foundation day. "Greetings to people of Karnataka on Kannada Rajyotsava. May Karnataka scale new heights of progress in the years to come," Modi said. Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated on November 1 every...
  • Tenth patient tests positive for swine flu in Indore October 31, 2014

    Indore: With a 40-year-old woman testing positive for swine flu, the number of those infected with the H1N1 virus in the district has gone up to 10, a health official said. The woman, a resident of Ramkrishna Bagh colony, was admitted to a private hospital in Indore October 27. Later, her swab...
  • PM Modi to launch BJP's membership drive on Saturday October 31, 2014

    Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch BJP's membership drive on Saturday with a target to increase its strength, party president Amit Shah said. "As per the BJP's constitution, the party renews the membership every two years. On Saturday, Narendra Bhai will launch party's new membership drive with an aim to...
  • MP: Lokayukta police recovers assets worth Rs 5 crore from assistant excise commissioner October 17, 2014

    Indore: Lokayukta Police on Friday recovered disproportionate assets worth Rs 5 crore from an Assistant Excise Commissioner in Madhya Pradesh. Gold and cash were recovered from Naval Jamod's premises in Dhar and Indore. A house and a plot in posh area in Indore were also attached. Jamod also allegedly owned a...