Madhya Pradesh

  • SC issues notice to MP HC judge accused of sexual harassment 4 hours 2 minutes ago

    Gwalior: Two days after a female Gwalior judge approached the Supreme Court over sexual harassment charges directed against a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge, the apex court has issued a notice to the accused. The SC has also put a stay on the MP HC inquiry committee probing the case. The...
  • Another ragging case in Scindia School in Gwalior, parent says son was forced to watch porn Yesterday

    Bhopal: There has been another allegation of ragging from the Scindia School in Gwalior. The parent of a Class 8 student from Bareilly has alleged that he wants to withdraw his son from the school due to ragging. The parent in an email has alleged that his son was mentally tortured...
  • Scindia School ragging case: 3 students released on bail 2 days ago

    Three senior students of Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh have been rusticated in the alleged ragging of a class IX student. A house master and assistant house Master, accused of negligence, have been arrested. The students were also arrested but were later released on bail. The student,...
  • Dissatisfied with probe panel, Gwalior judge moves SC over sexual harassment case against HC judge 3 days ago

    Gwalior: A Gwalior judge, who had alleged sexual harassment against a High Court judge, moved the Supreme Court expressing dissatisfaction over setting up of a committee to look into her complaint. She expressed dissatisfaction over the committee set up by the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh to probe allegations. The former...
  • Bypoll results: Congress wins key seats in 4 states, BJP suffers defeat in Bellary 3 days ago

    The bypoll results on Monday have resulted in a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, which witnessed a spectacular victory in the Lok Sabha elections. In Bihar, the RJD-JDU-Congress alliance won six out of the 10 Assembly seats. The Congress also won key seats of Bellary in Karnataka and Patiala...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? 4 days ago

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan declares 'Mardaani' tax free in MP; lauds Rani Mukerji for her powerful performance 4 days ago

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to give tax-free status to actress Rani Mukherjee's latest film 'Mardaani'. "We will give 'tax free' status to 'Mardaani' in Madhya Pradesh considering the bold social message conveyed by it," Chouhan posted on Twitter last night. "Trafficking of young girls and women...
  • Bypoll results: RJD-JDU and Congress win 10 seats, limit BJP+ to 8 in four states 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be losing ground just a few months after its stupendous showing in the Lok Sabha elections as it suffered major setbacks in the Assembly bypolls in three states - Bihar, Karnataka and Punjab. The party could manage to hold on to its...
  • The litmus test is whether RJD-JDU alliance will work or not: Political Analyst 4 days ago

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared today. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Political Analyst Manisha Priyam said, "the litmus test is whether RJD-JDU alliance will work or not. This alliance...
  • Bypoll results live: Setback for BJP; RJD-JDU-Cong alliance wins 6 seats in Bihar, Congress wins 2 in Karnataka 4 days ago

    The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday as counting of votes has begun. While all eyes are on the Lalu Prasad-Nitish Kumar alliance in Bihar, the BJP is keeping fingers crossed in MP and Karnataka while...
  • Results of bypolls in 4 states to be declared today; can the Lalu-Nitish alliance dent BJP in Bihar? 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday. Counting will begin at 8 am on Monday morning. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Ten assembly seats went to polls in...
  • MP bypoll results: BJP wins 2 seats, Congress wins 1 4 days ago

    Bhopal: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party won Agar and Vijayraghavgarh Assembly seats and the Congress wrested the Bahoriband Assembly seat from the BJP in Madhya Pradesh on Monday. Sourabh Singh, who joined Congress recently after quitting BSP, won from Bahoriband by a margin of 7,977 votes. The BJP wrested Vijayraghavgarh from the...
  • Child panel asks Gwalior DM to file report into alleged ragging at Scindia School 4 days ago

    Gwalior: Madhya Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has sent a notice to Scindia School in Gwalior district after an alleged incident of ragging landed a class IX student in ICU. The commisison has also asked the Gwalior District Magistrate to file a report on the matter. Meanwhile,...
  • Gwalior: Probe team reaches Scindia School after alleged ragging of class IX student 5 days ago

    Gwalior: A probe team has now reached Scindia School in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh after a class IX student was allegedly ragged. The student, son of a Bihar minister, has been battling for his life in a Delhi hospital ans is still on a life support system. The family...
  • MP: More than 50 school children fall sick after eating mid-day meals 1 week ago

    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 August 21, 2014

    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 August 21, 2014

    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...
  • Bypolls for 18 assembly seats in Bihar, Karnatka, MP, Punjab underway August 21, 2014

    Patna: The by-polls for 18 assembly seats in Bihar, Karnatka, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab began at 8 am on Thursday. In all the states, the election will be a test of the popularity of the Narendra Modi government that won a massive majority in the Lok Sabha polls. In Bihar,...
  • LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates a Rs 80 lakh cruise boat in Indore August 18, 2014

    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...
  • Amit Shah appoints new party chiefs for MP, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday appointed four new party presidents for the states of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu and Assam, in place of party unit chiefs who were inducted as union ministers. Shah announced the new appointments keeping with the party tradition of one man-one post principle. He...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Ready to face death if found guilty of sexual harassment, says MP HC Judge August 4, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge accused of sexual harassment has said that he is ready to face death penalty if found guilty. He has written to the High Court Chief Justice after a woman Additional Judge in Gwalior resigned alleging sexual harassment by him. "I am ready to face...
  • Gwalior Additional Sessions Judge accuses MP HC Judge of sexual harassment August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A Gwalior Additional Sessions Judge has accused a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge of sexual harassment. The Additional Sessions Judge has written to the Chief Justice of India complaining about the incident. The Chief Justice of India has assured action once he receives the complaint. In her complaint the...
  • MP: Khandwa tense after youth killed in clashes over Facebook post July 31, 2014

    Khandwa: The town of Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh is tense after a youth was killed in clashes. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the IPC have been clamped down and a curfew is in place. Clashes broke out between two groups over an objectionable post on the social media website...
  • Sex determination tests will be punishable under the National Security Act: Madhya Pradesh government July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh government has said that it will take action against sonography centres conducting sex determination tests under the stringent National Security Act. State health minister Narottam Mishra made this announcement in a meeting of the State Supervisory Board on Sex Determination Prohibition Act on Monday. Prenatal sex...
  • STF probe in MPPEB scam on right track, says Uma Bharti July 28, 2014

    Union Minister and former State Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that the Special Task Force (STF) was moving in the right direction in probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. Speaking to reporters in Satna, Bharti said that she had even suggested a CBI probe into the scam earlier...
  • MP government extends retirement age of private sector workers July 9, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh government has decided to increase the retirement age of labourers and other employees working in private sector to 60 years from current 58 years. "The state government has issued a gazette notification regarding this decision which will benefit over 15 lakh employees working in the private sector," state Labour...
  • MPPEB scam: After court rejects petition, Digvijaya sits on 7-day fast against CM July 7, 2014

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday began a seven-day fast near the Collectorate in Guna to protest the non-payment of compensation to farmers for crop damage and for demanding a CBI probe into the MPPEB scam. Before starting his fast, Singh along with a delegation met District Collector Sandeep Yadav...