Indore

  • Fed up with rising prices, man kills self 14-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Apparently fed up with rising prices and his inability to provide a "good life" to his family, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself, police said on Monday. Santosh Makwana, 30, was employeed at a readymade garments unit and lived with his mother, wife and a three-year-old son in...
  • Change of heart: Thief returns 3 stolen cellphones with an advice to owner 10-04-2014 11:25 PM

    A thief had a change of heart after stealing three cellphones and he returned the handsets to the owner, a young woman, via courier and also gave her a piece of advice about safe upkeep of valuable items. An unidentified thief stole three cellphones of a 22- year-old woman, Kratika,...
  • IIM-Indore sets up panel to probe dais collapse incident during convocation ceremony 01-04-2014 05:33 PM

    Indian Institute of Management-Indore has constituted a two-member committee to probe the dais collapse incident during its convocation ceremony. The committee members are former Director General of Police (DGP) SK Das and Chhattisgarh's retired Engineering-in-Chief G M Kripalani, IIM-I spokesperson said. The panel will probe the cause of the mishap...
  • Highest annual salary package offer goes down by 2 lakh this year at IIM-Indore 30-03-2014 05:45 PM

    A salary offer of Rs 32 lakh by a domestic company is the highest in the current year's placement programme at Indian Institute of Management, Indore. This year's highest offer is Rs 2 lakh less than best one last year. Without disclosing the details of the employer, an IIM spokesman...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Digvijaya in 2008 land allotment case 19-03-2014 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, the CBI on Wednesday gave him a clean chit in the 2008 Indore land allotment case. The CBI said that there was no evidence against Digvijaya. He was accused of flouting the laws to allot land to Treasure...
  • Modi wave may land BJP more than 300 seats on its own: Rajnath 10-03-2014 11:54 PM

    Indore: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Monday claimed his party may win over 300 seats on its own in Lok Sabha elections in view of "surging" popularity of its PM nominee Narendra Modi. "When I first asked BJP workers to work together to attain the magic figure of 272 seats,...
  • Snake menace: Vacancy for mongoose at Indore district jail! 19-02-2014 11:01 PM

    To counter the snake menace in the 175-year-old District Jail in Indore, the prison authorities are thinking of deploying a couple of mongooses. "In the last fortnight, two prisoners suffered snake-bites. Both survived as the snakes were not poisonous," Jail Superintendent Shefali Tiwari said on Wednesday. "Keeping in mind these...
  • Fire engulfs cycle shop in Piplyahana, kills sleeping man 19-02-2014 07:06 PM

    A 22-year-old man was killed in a fire that engulfed a cycle-shop in Piplyahana area early on Wednesday, police said. Pavan Rathore had slept inside the shop, locked by his brother Shubham from outside, last night when the incident took place, they said. Police suspect that the youth, in an...
  • Narmada-Kshipra river linking scheme to be formally launched 07-02-2014 10:23 PM

    Testing of the ambitious Narmada-Kshipra river linking scheme worth Rs 432 crore has been successful and is expected to be formally launched this month, Narmada Valley Development (NVDA) sources said. "Our engineers took nearly 14 months to complete the Narmada-Kshipra Simhast Link Scheme which has been tested successfully," sources said...
  • HC cancels notification to bring 29 villages under Indore 04-02-2014 12:05 AM

    Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday cancelled the state government's notification seeking to bring29 villages in the district under the limits of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC). A bench of Justice Shantanu Kemkar and Justice Moolchand Garg cancelled the notification published in the State Gazette on February 5, 2013, after hearing...
  • Congress leader questions Digvijaya's nomination to Rajya Sabha 28-01-2014 09:04 PM

    Congress National Secretary Sajjan Singh Verma on Tuesday questioned the Congress high command's decision to nominate party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh for the Rajya Sabha seat from Madhya Pradesh. "As per my understanding, the party's high command's decision to nominate Digvijaya for the Rajya Sabha seat from Madhya Pradesh is...
  • Delhi gangrape victim's father seeks death penalty for rapists 27-01-2014 08:30 PM

    The parents of the 23-year-old girl, who was gangraped in Delhi in December 2012, have advocated for corporal punishment to offenders in rape cases. "In cases of rape, the accused should be awarded death sentence and he should be hanged," the victim's father told reporters in Indore on Saturday. The...
  • Undertrial attempts suicide in Indore jail 18-01-2014 08:18 AM

    A 25-year-old man, accused of murdering a minor son of an NRI doctor couple, on Saturday attemptedsuicide by hanging himself to a ceiling fan of his barrack in the Central Jail here, authorities said. "Sushant Das tried to hang himself with a blanket given to him. However, a guard saw...
  • AAP can teach a lesson or two in management: IIM-Indore chief 02-01-2014 11:41 PM

    The newly-appointed Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore Director is impressed with the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) political achievements within a very short span of time. AAP's stunning debut in Delhi Assembly election, with in a year of its formation, holds many interesting management lessons, said Rishikesh T Krishnan on Thursday,...
  • Watch: Simply Finance Quiz 17-11-2013 11:19 PM

    CNN-IBN brings to you the new concept about the financial quiz across the eight locations of the country to pick the best teams across the universities of the nation. In this episode, team from IIM Indore, TAPMI, Mangalore and JBIMS Mumbai compete with each other. ...
  • Bajrang Dal prevents screening of 'Ram Leela' in Indore 16-11-2013 10:50 AM

    Indore: Protesting against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Ram Leela's controversial content, Bajrang Dal workers today prevented cinema hall owners here from exhibiting the movie. "We have prevented nearly five cinema halls from showing 'Ram Leela' because of it's controversial content," Bajrang Dal's Indore division convener Sachin Baghel said. Though...
  • Pakistan's ISI trying to recruit Muzaffarnagar riot victims: Rahul Gandhi 24-10-2013 05:49 PM

    Indore: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi while blaming "vested political interest" for Muzaffarnagar riots in Uttar Pradesh claimed that Pakistan's ISI was trying to recruit disgruntled riot-affected youngsters to carry out its nefarious designs. Blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party for the riots in Muzaffarnagar, Rahul claimed that intelligence inputs have...
  • Rahul takes the poll battle to MP, will his emotional pitch work? 24-10-2013 08:12 AM

    Indore: From Rajasthan, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will take the election battle to poll-bound Madhya Pradesh again on Thursday. He will hold the Satta Parivartan rally in Indore on Thursday. Speaking in Rajasthan on Wednesday, he made an emotional pitch invoking his own personal tragedy. He said that he...
  • PMT scam: Accused sent to judicial custody until October 30 19-10-2013 08:01 AM

    A local court sent the seven persons arrested in connection with the Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam in Indore on Friday to judicial custody till October 30. Santosh, Gendalal, Tejram, Zia-ul-Haq, Faisal, Ganesh and Rajkumarm who were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Police Special Task Force (STF), were produced before Judicial...
  • Shirdi temple, Thackeray memorial, Sena Bhawan receive bomb threat 16-10-2013 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: Authorities at the iconic Shirdi temple in Maharashtra have informed the police of a threat letter they received. That letter, a copy of which the police have shared with CNN-IBN speicifically states that the Shirdi Sai Temple will be blown up on the November 9. It also stated that...
  • Made a mistake by allotting land to Asaram, says Digvijaya 15-09-2013 05:54 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said he had made a mistake by allotting land to self styled godman Asaram, who is facing charges of sexual assault. The deal was struck during Digvijaya Singh's tenure as Madhya Pradesh chief minister. He has now demanded that the BJP government should cancel the...
  • Asaram's son got me fraudulently married to his disciple, says woman 07-09-2013 09:28 AM

    Indore: Trouble seems to be growing for the jailed self-styled Asaram as a case has been lodged against his son. A woman from Indore has lodged a case against Narayan Sai alleging that he fraudulently got her married to his disciple. A case has been filed against Sai for cheating,...
  • Modi and I share the same dream, says Shashi Tharoor 07-09-2013 07:22 AM

    Indore: Congress leader and Union Minister Shashi Tharoor took potshots at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his statement that he never dreamt of becoming the prime minister. "It's also my dream that Modi should never become the prime minister. In a sense, my dream and his dream are the...
  • Digvijaya govt in MP gave land to Asaram at throwaway price: activist 06-09-2013 10:53 AM

    Indore: Amidst reports of encroachment, the Indore district administration has ordered an inquiry on self-styled godman Asaram's ashram. Allegations have been levelled that the Digvijaya Singh-led Congress government in 1998 gave the Ashram and a gurukul worth crores of rupees to Asaram on lease at throwaway prices. In 2008, the...
  • Asaram had warned Rajasthan government against arresting him 04-09-2013 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: Self-styled godman Asaram, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a minor girl at his ashram in Jodhpur, had warned Rajasthan government of dire consequences if he was arrested. Asaram has threatened the the Rajasthan government during a religious congregation on August 31 in Indore. He had said...
  • Sexual assault case: Jodhpur police may seek Asaram's custody for 7 days 01-09-2013 12:01 PM

    Jodhpur: Jodhpur police is likely to seek the custody of self-styled godman Asaram for 7 days in the sexual assault case of a 15-year-old girl. According to sources, Asaram will be produced before a magistrate on Sunday. Police sources said, "Asaram will be taken for investigation to an undisclosed location."...
  • Cong accuses BJP of supporting Asaram, asks Sushma why she is silent 01-09-2013 10:53 AM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Sunday accused the BJP of supporting self-styled godman Asaram, who was on Saturday arrested by Jodhpur police in the sexual assault case of a 15-year-old girl. Hitting out at senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj, Digvijaya asked why she was silent on rape allegations...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's run from the law ends, to be taken to Jodhpur 01-09-2013 07:44 AM

    Bhopal: After days of evading the police and refusing to join investigation in the sexual assault case of a 15-year-old girl, the law has finally caught up with self-styled godman Asaram. The 72-year-old self-styled godman was finally arrested on Saturday midnight by Jodhpur police from his ashram in Indore. Jodhpur...
  • Sexual assault case: Girl's father ends fast after the arrest of Asaram 01-09-2013 01:50 AM

    The father of the 15-year-old girl who has alleged Asaram of sexually assaulting his daughter has ended his fast after the self styled godman was arrested by the Jodhpur police on Saturday night. He, however, claimed that he will continue to fight the case until Asaram was sentenced in the...
  • Sexual assault case: Police arrest Asaram after 11 days of hide and seek 31-08-2013 11:53 PM

    Bhopal: After days of evading the police and refusing to join investigation in the sexual assault case of a minor girl, the 72-year-old self-styled godman Asaram was finally arrested on Saturday midnight by Jodhpur Police from his ashram in Indore. Asaram has been taken to the Indore airport and will...