MADHYA PRADESH

  • Five farmers commit suicide in last 15 days due to crop damage crisis 16 hours 7 minutes ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son Shailesh, accused in PEB scam, dies 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son Shailesh died in Lucknow on Wednesday. He was accused in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB)scam. He is suspected to have died of brain haemorrhage. His body was found on the floor of his room. His father is admitted in CCU in...
  • MP: Congress leaders hold overnight dharna inside state Assembly against Land Bill 1 week ago

    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...
  • Rajnath Singh asks CMs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh to quickly solve terror cases March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh to ensure expeditious probe of unresolved terror cases in their respective states, saying arrest of the guilty will be the "best recipe" to prevent similar attacks in future. In separate letters to O...
  • Church attacks: 6 held in Jabalpur, no breakthrough in Maharashtra March 23, 2015

    Jabalpur/Mumbai: Amid widespread outcry over an attack on a cathedral and a church-run school in Jabalpur in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh, police on Monday arrested six people belonging to a right-wing Hindu group but let them off on bail soon, drawing flak from the Christian community. But in neighbouring Maharashtra, also...
  • 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,...
  • Robbery in Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express 1st AC coach, MP Finance Minister looted March 19, 2015

    Kosi Kalan: Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya and his wife Sudha Malaiya along with several other passengers were robbed when a gang of robbers entered the First AC compartment of the Delhi bound Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Express on Thursday near Kosi Kalan in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. Confirming the incident, the...
  • 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. ...
  • 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,...
  • FIR against Digvijaya Singh over appointments in Congress regime March 1, 2015

    Bhopal: An FIR was filed against Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh, former Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Sriniwas Tiwari and 17 others in connection with their appointment to the legislature secretariat during the Congress regime. Deputy secretary of the state Assembly Shyamlal Maithil filed the FIR at Jehangirabad police station. Principal...
  • Nagpur: Man cancels marriage on receiving SMSes about bride's affair February 28, 2015

    Nagpur: A police complaint has been filed against a man for calling off his wedding at the last minute in Nagpur after receiving SMSes about his fiancee's past love affair, police said on Friday. Embarrassed by the sudden turn of events, the woman's family, which hails from Nagpur, filed a complaint...
  • 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...
  • Congress seeks MP Governor's resignation over MPPEB scam February 24, 2015

    Bhopal: Accusing Governor Ram Naresh Yadav of failing to uphold the sanctity of his post, the opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded his resignation over the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Joining a debate on motion of thanks to Governor's address during the ongoing budget session of the state Assembly,...
  • FIR against Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in Vyapam scam February 24, 2015

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has been named in an FIR filed in the MP professional examination board case popularly known as Vyapam scam. "The process to book MP Governor for irregularities in Vyapam has been initiated," said a police officer on Tuesday. The manipulation in selection process for...
  • MP: CBI arrests former central university vice chancellor in recruitment scam February 24, 2015

    Sagar (Madhya Pradesh): Former Vice Chancellor of Hari Singh Gour Kendriya Vishwa Vidyalaya NS Gajbhiye was on Monday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation from Kanpur in connection with the alleged recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh's only central university. Gajbhiye was the first Vice Chanellor of the prestigious university which...
  • Digvijaya Singh's unsolicited advice not needed: MP Minister February 19, 2015

    A day after Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh hit out at Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the Vyapam scam, state Urban Development Minister Kailash Vijayavargiya has hit back saying, "We do not need Digvijaya Singh's unsolicited advice. He has clearly not succeeded in politics and must join...
  • Bhopal: Police release water canon on Congress workers protesting Vyapam scam February 18, 2015

    Bhopal: Opposition Congress protested against Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh over the Vyapam scam with the police releasing water canon on the protestors. Earlier in the day, the state Assembly also witnessed ruckus. The Congress leaders walked out while Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was delivering his speech on the...
  • Alleagtions made by Digvijaya are baseless; will not quit over Vyapam scam, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan February 17, 2015

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday reacted to Congress' allegations against him in Vyapam scam. He said allegations made by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh are baseless. "There is a deliberate attempt to malign my image. I will not quit over Vyapam scam, have spoken to Amit Shah,"...
  • Documents tampered with to protect MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in recruitment scam: Congress February 17, 2015

    The Congress has alleged that documents were tampered with to protect Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the admission and recruitment scam. The Congress has also demanded the CM's resignation. However, the BJP has hit back saying there is no proof to prove the allegations. ...
  • MP: 10 killed, 40 injured as bus plunges into valley in Dhar February 17, 2015

    Jhabua (MP): At least 10 people were killed and over 40 others were injured on Monday night when a private bus in which they were travelling fell into a deep valley in Machalia Ghat in neighbouring Dhar district. The bus was on its way to Galiakot in Rajasthan from Indore when...
  • 100 more deaths in 3 days, swine flu toll jumps to 585 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The death toll from swine flu in 2015 has soared to 585 with 100 more casualties reported across the country in three days since February 12, prompting the Centre to order additional stocks of medicines and diagnostic kits. While the total number of swine flu deaths had stood at...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life imprisonment for killing woman at her wedding February 11, 2015

    Bhopal: A local court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to a 30-year-old man for killing a woman during her wedding ceremony in 2014. District and Sessions judge Sushma Khosla awarded life imprisonment to Anurag Namdeo and slapped on him a fine of Rs 15,000. According to prosecution, the bride, Dr Jaishri...