MP Government

  • NHRC seeks report over autopsies done in the open in residential colony July 19, 2014

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Firday issued notice to Madhya Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state's Sagar district. According to an official statement, a notice has been issued to the Principal Secretary...
  • MP government to seek Central funds for pending projects May 30, 2014

    The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has pinned high hopes on the NDA government at the Centre for getting Central funds for the state's pending projects. "Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed his Cabinet colleagues and officers to prepare a list of pending projects with the Centre for...
  • MP govt to hold alcohol prohibition week on Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary September 26, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh government will observe October 2-8 as prohibition week marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. During the period, various programmes will be held to create awareness among people to dissuade them from consumption of liquor and drugs, an official release said on Thursday. People will be advised to shun all...
  • Congress sharpens attack on MP government over development September 23, 2013

    Vidisha: AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday called Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for public debate over development works carried out during his tenure and that of the erstwhile Congress government. "Chouhan likes to talk about the developments during his tenure and claims nothing was done during my...
  • Centre accepts MP govt's recommendation to dismiss suspended IAS couple September 2, 2013

    Decks have been cleared for dismissal of tainted Madhya Pradesh IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi, with the Centre accepting the state government's recommendation to remove them from service, official sources said on Monday. The Department for Personnel and Training had forwarded to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) its approval...
  • Civil society groups slam MP govt over FRA violations in Mahan forests August 13, 2013

    Civil society groups on Tuesday came together in support of Mahan Sangharsh Samiti (MSS) and demanded a response from Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan about the non-implementation of Forest Rights Act (FRA) in the Mahan forests of Singrauli district. "This has come two months after the Union Tribal Affairs...
  • Shivraj govt alerts officials about bird flu in Chhattisgarh August 7, 2013

    The Madhya Pradesh government sounded an alert in the districts bordering the neighbouring state of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday, after confirmation of avian influenza (bird-flu) in that state. In a directive to all collectors of districts bordering Chhattisgrah, the MP government advised them to take all precautions to check the spread...
  • MP govt decides to include subjects of various religions in school textbooks August 6, 2013

    Terming it as "totally misleading and baseless" that a Gita lesson has been included in school syllabus due to elections or religious consideration, the Madhya Pradesh government has clarified that it has also incorporated subjects of other religions in textbooks. The state BJP government government has been drawing flak from the...
  • Madhya Pradesh govt assures anti-dam protesters September 8, 2012

    Bhopal: In a minor victory for Khandwa and Harda protesters, 15 days after the rising waters from Omkareshwar and Indira Sagar dams threatened to displace them, a two-member ministerial team from the Madhya Pradesh government has assured them of action. The protest started after the government unilaterally decided to raise...
  • DGCA grounds MP govt aircraft on safety issues May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after a helicopter crash-landed in Ranchi injuring Chief Minister Arjun Munda, aviation regulator DGCA on Thursday grounded the entire fleet of Madhya Pradesh government for serious violation of safety norms. The action came after the Directorate General of Civil Aviation carried out safety audit of the state...
  • Ujjain Professor murder: acquitted kills self November 20, 2011

    Gwalior: Vimal Tomar main accused in Professor HS Sabharwal murder case in Ujjain, who was later acquitted, committed suicide, sources said on Sunday. A Nagpur court had acquitted Tomar and five others three years after the murder due to lack of evidence. The Supreme Court in 2010 had refused...
  • Anatomy of a murder: How Prof Sabharwal died July 18, 2009

    Ujjain (MP): Murder most foul in broad daylight: That was how people across the country saw the case of Professor Sabarwal death in Ujjain three years ago. Now, few days after a court in Nagpur acquitted all the accused in the case, CNN-IBN has got access to a report which...
  • Murdered Prof's son wins major round in court July 11, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court’s stay on a court in Ujjain from hearing the Professor H S Sabharwal murder case is a victory for the lecturer’s son. Himanshu Sabharwal had appealed to the Supreme Court twice before alleging that the Ujjain court was not hearing the case properly. The apex court...