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  • HC stays MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's arrest in Vyapam recruitment scam case 2 days ago

    Bhopal: In an interim relief for Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, the High Court has stayed his arrest in the Vyapam recruitment scam case. The High Court on Friday stayed the FIR lodged by Special Task Force (STF) against him in scam case. The Governor had challenged the FIR claiming...
  • Hamid Ansari sets up 3-member panel to initiate impeachment of MP Judge SK Gangele 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Vice President Hamid Ansari has set up a three-member judicial committee to initiate impeachment proceedings against Madhya Pradesh Judge SK Gangele. The judge has been accused of sexually harassing a former Additional District and Sessions Judge in Gwalior. The issue came to light in July 2014 when a...
  • Jet Airways plane experiences a technical problem while landing at Khajuraho airport 6 days ago

    Khajuraho: There was a miraculous escape for 59 passengers and eight crew members of a Jet Airways flight at the Khajuraho airport on Monday in Madhya Pradesh when one tyre of the plane malfunctioned while landing. The cause behind the collapse of the landing gear is being investigated and the...
  • MP: 6 officers sent to police lines after constable was mowed down by sand mafia April 10, 2015

    Morena: In a latest development in the murder case of a police constable who was crushed to death allegedly by the sand mining mafia in Morena district, six police officers including sub station officer of Noorabad police station were sent to police lines on Friday. The action is taken on the...
  • Morena constable killing case: MP Police arrests driver, cleaner of dumper April 9, 2015

    Morena: In a latest development in the murder case of a police constable who was crushed to death allegedly by the sand mining mafia in Morena district, Madhya Pradesh Police on Thursday arrested the driver and cleaner of the tractor-trolley that ran over the constable. The driver has confessed to...
  • Land law passed under UPA 'conspiracy' against farmers: Arun Jaitley April 9, 2015

    Bhopal: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday alleged that the Land Acquisition Law passed in 2013 under the UPA regime was a "conspiracy" to deprive rural areas of development and render landless people jobless. "With an intention to serve their political interests, I can say the 2013 Land Acquisition Law passed...
  • Farmers committing suicide due to personal reasons not crop damage, says MP minister Kailash Vijayvargiya April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh minister Kailash Vijayvargiya has sparked off a row by saying that farmer suicides are not linked to failed crops but personal reasons. "Nobody is committing suicide because of crop damage. Farmers in Madhya Pradesh are committing suicide because of personal problems," he said. The agrarian crisis due to...
  • Sand mafia rules the roost in Madhya Pradesh: Jyotiraditya Scindia April 7, 2015

    Bhopal: In the wake of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said that the state BJP government has failed to rein in such elements and claimed that there is a strong nexus between leaders and sand...
  • Madhya Pradesh CM orders SIT probe into killing of cop by 'sand mafia' April 6, 2015

    Bhopal: Taking serious note of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said the case will be probed by a Special Investigation Team. Chouhan reviewed the incident during a high-level meeting at Mantralaya and directed the...
  • MP CM orders SIT probe into death of police constable killed by sand mafia April 6, 2015

    Morena: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered an SIT probe into the alleged murder of a police constable by sand mafia in Morena in Madhya Pradesh. The decision was taken after a high level meeting was held at the CM's residence on how to proceed with the case. It was...
  • MP: Police constable mowed down by truck carrying illegally mined sand in Morena April 5, 2015

    Morena: A police constable was mowed down by sand truck on Sunday in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh. The incident occurred when the constable was trying to stop the truck carrying illegally mined sand from Chambal River near a village in Morena Superintendent of Police Navneet Bhasin said, "The dumper was...
  • Five farmers commit suicide in last 15 days due to crop damage crisis April 1, 2015

    In Madhya Pradesh five farmers have committed suicide in the past 15 days due to a poor harvest. In 4000 villages, 4 lakh hectares of wheat, rabi and mustard have been destroyed. The state government has asked the Centre for time till the 5th of April to submit a survey...
  • Congress seeks CBI probe into death of Madhya Pradesh Governor's son March 25, 2015

    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 March 25, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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...