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  • Gwalior: DM orders inquiry into alleged ragging of Bihar minister's son at Scindia School 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Gwalior District Magistrate has ordered an inquiry into the allegations of ragging of a Bihar minister's son in one of India's top boarding school- the Scindia school after the Class IX student was admitted to hospital in a critical condition. Meanwhile, a forensic team has reached the school...
  • MP: More than 50 school children fall sick after eating mid-day meals Yesterday

    Hoshangabad: Over 50 children on Thursday fell sick after eating mid-day meals in a government primary and middle school at Sukarwada gram panchayat under Babai tehsil, officials said. The kids complained of uneasiness and pain in their stomach after consuming "kadhi-rice" served as part of the school's mid-day meals, school principal...
  • 'PK' poster: MP court directs police to register case against Aamir Yesterday

    Jabalpur: A local court has directed the police to register a case against superstar Aamir Khan, filmmakers Raju Hirani, Vidhu Vinod Chopra and others for publication of a controversial poster of their upcoming movie "PK". The directives were given on Wednesday by Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) RD Deharia to Aadhartal...
  • Peaceful voting in Madhya Pradesh by-polls 2 days ago

    Voting was peaceful Thursday in the by-elections that were held in three Madhya Pradesh assembly constituencies, officials said. Voters were seen queuing up to exercise their franchise at 7 am in Vijayraghavgarh, Bahoriband and Agar assembly constituencies, officials said. Over six lakh voters in the three constituencies are eligible to exercise their...
  • 17-year-old boy stabbed to death for objecting to harassment of sister 3 days ago

    A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death allegedly by three persons after he objected to their attempts to harass his sister, police said. Himanshu alias Shanu Manwat, who resided in the Srikrishna Colony here, was stabbed with knives by the three men, who were his neighbours, outside his house last night,...
  • Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged in RSS worker murder case 3 days ago

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of RSS worker Sunil Joshi against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and three others accused in a special court in Bhopal. The document was filed in the court of Special Judge. Besides Pragya, who is under judicial custody, the other...
  • In Indore, Speaker says no Leader of Opposition post for Congress 3 days ago

    The Congress demand for being accorded the status of Leader of Opposition to its group chief in Lok Sabha was rejected by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan On Tuesday. "I have gone by rules and tradition," she told PTI on her decision not to recongnise the Congress leader in Lok Sabha as the Leader...
  • In Indore, Speaker says no Leader of Opposition post for Congress 3 days ago

    The Congress demand for being accorded the status of Leader of Opposition to its group chief in Lok Sabha was rejected by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan On Tuesday. "I have gone by rules and tradition," she told PTI on her decision not to recongnise the Congress leader in Lok Sabha as the Leader...
  • MP government colleges to set up personality development cells 4 days ago

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday that personality development centres would be set up in all government colleges in the state. In a tweet, the MP Chief Minister said that these cells would expose youth to India's rich culture. Chouhan said that these cells would also help...
  • LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates a Rs 80 lakh cruise boat in Indore 5 days ago

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the 'Malwa Queen', a cruise boat, in the Pipliya Pala pond situated in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Park in Indore on Sunday. Built at a cost of Rs 80 lakh, the boat was launched by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC). On the...
  • MP seeks Centre's nod for buying weapons for Naxal-hit areas 5 days ago

    Madhya Pradesh government has sought Centre's permission to purchase weapons for Naxal-hit areas from the grant given to them and also demanded a dedicated helicopter for surveillance of regions affected with violence. "We have demanded from the Centre to give permission for purchasing weapons from the grant given for the Naxal-hit...
  • Four Ordnance factory employees injured in explosion 6 days ago

    Four employees of the Ordnance Factory at Khamaria (OFK) in Jabalpur district were on Sunday injured during an explosion while filling explosive powder in a bomb, a police official said. The explosion took place in OFK's Section F-2 building number 140, when explosive powder was being filled in the 84 mm...
  • State government seeks Centre's nod to purchase weapons for Naxal-hit areas 6 days ago

    Madhya Pradesh government has sought Centre's permission to purchase weapons for Naxal-hit areas from the grant given to them and also demanded a dedicated helicopter for surveillance of regions affected with violence. "We have demanded from the Centre to give permission for purchasing weapons from the grant given for the Naxal-hit...
  • MPPEB row: 18 IAS officers including Chairman transferred in MP 6 days ago

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 18 senior IAS officers, including chairman of the scam-hit MPPEB and principal secretary to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. A P Shrivastava, who was posted as the chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) after it was rocked by...
  • Suspended Congress MLA Nishith Patel joins BJP 6 days ago

    Hours after he was suspended from Congress, former MLA Nishith Patel on Saturday joined the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh and accused the main Opposition party of neglecting the poor and tribals. Patel joined the saffron outfit in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister Narendra Singh...
  • Congress expels former Bahoriband MLA Nishith Patel for alleged anti-party activities 1 week ago

    Former Congress MLA Nishith Patel was suspended on Saturday by the party for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities. State Congress President, Arun Yadav has suspended Patel for indulging in anti-party activities, Chief Congress Spokesman, K K Mishra told reporters. Patel was allegedly working against Congress candidate for Bahoriband assembly by-poll, Sorabh Singh. Yadav...
  • Accused in Shehla Masood murder case wants to become approver 1 week ago

    In a new turn in the RTI activist Shehla Masood murder case, Irfan, one of the accused, on Friday told the judge that he wanted to become a government witness. Irfan's statement was recorded at a closed-door hearing before the special judge for CBI cases Rajiv Kumar Ayachi. The statement was then...
  • Over 50 children taken ill after eating food served at government school 1 week ago

    Fifty three children fell sick after eating food served on Independence Day at a government-run primary school at Balapur in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh on Friday. The children, who had assembled for Independence Day celebrations, were given mid-day meal. After eating, many children started complaining of uneasiness, said district project...
  • MP to hold 'Krishi Mahotsavs' to make agriculture profitable August 15, 2014

    With an aim to turn agriculture into a profitable venture, the Madhya Pradesh government on Friday announced that it will organise and celebrate "Krishi Mahotsav" annually beginning this year onwards. "We will celebrate Krishi Mahotsav every year from September 25 to October 25 and also in future with a target to...
  • MP: BJP MLA Rustam Singh caught on camera slapping toll employee August 14, 2014

    Bhopal: In another instance of our politicians taking law into their own hands, a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Rustam Singh from Madhya Pradesh was seen slapping a toll employee. The incident was caught on camera. The incident took place late on Wednesday night near Morena on the Agra-Mumbai National Highway. Shockingly,...
  • Bhopal-bound Jet Airways flight aborted after fire alarm August 14, 2014

    A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from New Delhi to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early on Thursday. No one among the 70 people on board were injured in the incident that took place around 0545 hrs, airport sources said. The ATR 72...
  • Four boys drown in a pond August 13, 2014

    Indore, Aug 13 (PTI) Four children drowned in a pond on Wednesady at Bhadkiya village in the district, police said. "The kids drowned while taking a bath in a pond in the village situated about 10-km from here," said Rajendra Nagar police station in-charge, Kamlesh Sharma. The deceased have been identified as...
  • MPPSC exam paper leak: Two accused arrested, sent to police remand till Aug 16 August 13, 2014

    Two candidates, accused of buying leaked question-papers of the examination conducted by Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission in 2012, were arrested by the Special Task Force of police on Wednesday. Assistant Inspector General of Police Kamal Mourya identified the duo as Sumit Shivhare and Awdhesh Parashar. The arrested belong to...
  • Two minor sisters killed, four others injured in a house collapse in Rajgarh August 12, 2014

    Two minor sisters were killed and four other members of a family injured when their house collapsed due to heavy rains near here, a senior district official said on Tuesday. The two-storey house belonging to one Rajnarayan Sharma suddenly caved in due to heavy rains in Surajpol area of Narsinghgarh town...
  • Alleged sexual harassment of Gwalior woman judge raised in Rajya Sabha August 12, 2014

    The issue of alleged sexual harassment of a woman judge in Gwalior was raised in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with senior lawyer and nominated member KTS Tulsi demanding immediate action on her complaint saying it would otherwise demoralise lady judges in the country. Complaining of sexual harassment by a judge...
  • No objection if court asks CBI to probe MPPEB scam: Babulal Gaur August 12, 2014

    Expressing satisfaction over the STF probe in the MPPEB scam, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur has said the state government would not have an objection if a court hands over the inquiry to CBI. "The Special Task Force (STF) is probing the 'Vyapam' (Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board) scam under...
  • Woman constable who shot herself at Bhopal airport shifted to AIIMS August 11, 2014

    A CISF constable, who had shot herself at Bhopal airport after being allegedly scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, has been shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi as her condition has deteriorated. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) was shifted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) by an...
  • MPATPI may move SC for extension of counselling date of private colleges August 11, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Association of Technical and Professional Institutes (MPATPI) may move the Supreme Court to seek extension of counselling date for admission to the state's private engineering colleges where a large number of seats are lying vacant. The MPATPI is considering moving the apex court as around 70,000 out of one...
  • Centre to adopt MP's financial inclusion model August 11, 2014

    A financial inclusion model, launched by the Madhya Pradesh government in July 2011, will now be implemented by the central government throughout the country as "Sampoorn Vittiya Samaveshan Yojana". According to an official release in Bhopal on Monday, through MP's "Samriddhi" model, benefits of various government schemes are being transferred directly...
  • Scolded for late coming on duty, woman CISF constable shoots self August 10, 2014

    A woman CISF constable allegedly shot herself at Bhopal airport after being scolded by her senior for reporting late on duty, police said on Sunday. Constable Ritu Kumari (25) shot herself on August 5, after being allegedly scolded by a Central Industrial Security Force's (CISF) officer. She is battling for life...