Gwalior

  • Dreaded former bandit leader campaigns for Modi across Chambal April 21, 2014

    Bhopal: "If Narendra Modi becomes the Prime Minister of India and tries to make the country as developed as Gujarat, then please don't waste your vote. Just click the button before the lotus for all-round progress of the nation." This appeal is not being made by any hardcore RSS activist...
  • Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha pays his last respect to dead C-130J crew March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paid his last respects to the crew members of C-130J at a ceremonial function held at Hindan Air Force Station on Saturday. The family members also paid their last respects to the martyrs who lost their lives in the plane...
  • IAF C-130J crash: 2 Wing Commanders, 2 Squadron Leaders among dead March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five IAF personnel on board. The casualties included Wing Commander Prashant Joshi, Wing Commander Rajiv Nair, Squadron Leader Kaushik Mishra, Squadron Leader Ashish Yadav and Warrant Officer KP Singh. The C-130J Super Hercules, acquired...
  • Newly-acquired IAF aircraft C-130J Super Hercules crashes near Gwalior, 5 dead March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five defence personnel on board. The C-130J Super Hercules, acquired by India in 2010 from the US, had taken off from the Agra airbase on a flying training missing on Friday morning and...
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia flags off new Pune-Gwalior train February 27, 2014

    A new weekly train between Pune and Gwalior was flagged off on Wednesday. Union Minister of State for Power Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off the express train (11102/11101) from Gwalior. The train will leave from Gwalior every Saturday and from Pune every Monday, Railway sources said. After the inaugural function at Gwalior, Scindia...
  • Infighting in Congress evident in Madhya Pradesh November 23, 2013

    Gwalior: In the battle for Madhya Pradesh, the Congress party is dealing with an enemy within, that is infighting. Congress's unofficial Chief Ministerial candidate Jyotiraditya Scindia was seen at a rally in Gwalior, dealing with a problem that has become endemic to the Madhya Pradesh Congress, too many leaders and...
  • Paints and coatings firm Azko Nobel to open new manufacturing unit near Gwalior August 9, 2013

    Paints and coatings firm Akzo Nobel India will open a new manufacturing unit near Gwalior in next two months time, a top company executive said on Friday. The company, which has around 30 per cent market share in the country, would invest Rs 100 crore to set up the unit,...
  • Govt to appeal against HC order blocking anti-IIPM web pages February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Bowing to public pressure the government on Thursday will challenge the Gwalior High Court's order of blocking 78 webpages, of which 73 had articles critical of the Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM) and its director Arindam Chaudhuri. The court order had asked Director General of Indian Computer...
  • Govt to appeal against order blocking anti-IIPM URLs February 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The government will appeal against Gwalior district court order asking it to block website pages on internet publishing defamatory material about Arindam Chaudhuri-led IIPM institute. "Minister (Kapil Sibal) has asked DEITY to appeal against Gwalior court order. The order was passed without DEITY made party to it. No...
  • Air pollution 5th largest killer in India: US study February 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Air pollution is the fifth largest killer in India taking 6.2 lakh lives per year and Delhi is among one of the five most critically polluted regions in the country, a study by a US-based health institute has claimed. The other four most critically polluted regions in the country...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Four train bogies catch fire January 15, 2013

    Lucknow: Four bogies of Barauni-Gwalior mail caught fire late Monday evening when the train was stationed at a railway station near Jhansi, disrupting the train traffic on the Jhansi-Kanpur route for about two hours. The sleeper coach S-8 of the Gwalior-bound train caught fire at Moth station, around 320-kms from...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Notice to minister on praise of dacoits January 11, 2013

    Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued notices to state Medical Education Minister Anoop Mishra, Gwalior Mayor Sameeksha Gupta and others in connection with a programme eulogising dacoits recently. The division bench of Justices SK Gangele and GD Saxena issued the notices on Wednesday on a contempt petition filed by...
  • Video: AC coaches of GT Express catch fire near Gwalior November 30, 2012

    Two AC coaches of the GT Express caught fire near Gwalior on Friday, leaving at least one person dead. According to sources, the person died due to a heart attack. ...
  • Gwalior: 2 AC coaches of GT Express catch fire, 1 dead November 30, 2012

    Gwalior: Two AC coaches of the GT Express caught fire near Gwalior on Friday, leaving at least one person dead. According to sources, the person died due to a heart attack. The train caught fire at the Sidholi Staion near Gwalior. The cause of the fire is not known yet. The...
  • Agra: Ramesh signs agreement with Jan Satyagrahis October 11, 2012

    Agra: Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh signed an agreement with the Jan Satyagrahis who were marching to Delhi demanding government's help for getting jobs and land. The agreement, signed in Agra, assures land for the landless on the lines of MNREGA. Following this, the landless protestors called of their march....
  • MP CM Chouhan meets tribals marching to Delhi October 10, 2012

    Agra: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met thousands of landless tribals, who are marching from Gwalior to Delhi under the banner of Ekta Parishad, in Agra on Wednesday. The tribals numbering over 50,000 have been marching for land and shelter rights. Organisers and Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh...
  • MP tribals' march: Contingent crosses Rajasthan October 8, 2012

    Bhopal: Tens of thousands of landless labourers, peasants and tribals, who set off from Gwalior on October 3 for Delhi, crossed Dholpur in Rajasthan on Monday. The contingent is marching to the national capital to press for their demands of land and employment opportunities. This is the biggest march by landless...
  • 50,000 tribals march to Delhi demanding land rights October 3, 2012

    Gwalior: More than 50,000 tribals have started their march on foot to Delhi from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, demanding land rights. The tribals under the umbrella of a Gandhinan organisation, Ekta Parishad, started the march after their talks with Union government's representative including Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Minister...
  • MP: Officer acts against mining mafia, victimised June 20, 2012

    Bhopal: A senior forest officer has written to the Madhya Pradesh government state chief secretary alleging that stones worth more than 15,000 crores has been illegally mined in the Gwalior forest division during the past 10 years. The officer who got forest officials to shoot a video of the illegal...
  • Snapshot: The largest human-made 'smiley face' February 10, 2012

    4444 students from 25 schools met up at ITM University campus in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on February 8 and formed the largest human-made 'smiley face'. The formation broke the previous record 2,961 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Canada set on July 2011. PTI Photo ...
  • Gwalior's Kargilgate: Martyr's family denied home November 28, 2010

    Gwalior: The families of Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers who served the nation and some, who died in the call of duty, have been fighting to recover the land allotted to them for 24 long years. Here's a special report. Darshna Devi was widowed in 1998. Her husband Chhatar Singh, who...
  • 15 deer die in Gwalior, animals get coolers May 27, 2010

    Bhopal: The heat wave is taking its toll on animals. In Gwalior 15 deer have died at the Central zoo. As temperatures hover near 50, authorities across Madhya Pradesh are doing all they can to protect the animals. The summer sun is beating down on the central plains relentlessly, and...
  • Who will take up Tendulkar's challenge? February 25, 2010

    Sachin was here: this is what the Captain Roop Singh Stadium should be re-christened to. Having left a timeless imprint on a lesser known international venue, Sachin Tendulkar, after scoring ODI cricket's first ever double century, revealed that if at all anyone were to lay his hands on the latest...
  • British media goes gaga on Master Blaster February 25, 2010

    London: Sachin Tendulkar's stupendous feat of becoming the first cricketer to score a double century in one-dayer was on Thursday hailed by the British media, which described the little master as the "finest batsman" ever. "Tendulkar underlined his sensational class with a double century in Gwalior. To have reached such a...
  • I want an Indian to break my record: Tendulkar February 25, 2010

    Gwalior: Master batsman Sachin Tendulkar said records are meant to be broken and he would be glad to see an Indian eclipsing his epic unbeaten 200 that he smashed against South Africa here on Tuesday. Tendulkar became the first cricketer to hit a double century in the four-decade-long history of one...
  • Sachin dedicates double ton to the nation February 24, 2010

    Gwalior: Milestone man Sachin Tendulkar said he sensed he could be the first batsman to hit an ODI double century only after he had reached 175 in the second one dayer against South Africa. Tendulkar, whose unbeaten 200 earned him a slice of one day history, said he was merely striking...
  • Awesome Sachin after awesome India fill up Twitter April 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Just a day after #awesomeindianthings became the top trended tag on Twitter, Sachin Tendulkar re-wrote the record books not only on the field but on the social networking site. As many as three tags pertaining to Sachin’s double ton - #Sachin Tendulkar, #Sachinisgod (Sachin is god)...
  • Pics: Sizzling Sachin rewrites ODI books February 25, 2010

    Sachin Tendulkar powered India's massive win in the second ODI....
  • Sachin's 200 helps India win series February 24, 2010

    Sachin Tendulkar's record 200 powered India to 401. ...
  • Tendulkar's double century makes it 2-0 February 24, 2010

    Gwalior: Sachin Tendulkar rewrote history on Tuesday by smashing the first double century in ODI cricket as India crushed South Africa by 153 runs in the second one-dayer to clinch the three-match series with one game to spare. Tendulkar (200 not out) became the first batsman in the four-decade history of...