MADHYA PRADESH

  • Vyapam scam: MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav still in office despite Centre's diktat 15 hours 2 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group B, Day 4: Wriddhiman's 92 saves Bengal as Jammu & Kashmir get relegated February 9, 2015

    Indore: Wriddhiman Saha's match-saving innings of 92 enabled Bengal to get a point against Madhya Pradesh as they were able to avoid the ignominy of relegation from group B of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, on Monday by virtue of a drawn game. The precious point that Bengal got courtesy Wriddhiman...
  • Is the opposition to Surya Namaskar in schools justified? February 3, 2015

    After Madhya Pradesh made Surya Namaskar voluntary in schools, another BJP-ruled state has gone a step further. The Rajasthan government has made it mandatory for school students to meditate and perform the Surya Namaskar. ...
  • Madhya Pradesh: 11-year-old, beaten by police for riding his bicycle, dies of burns January 31, 2015

    Indore: An 11-year-old girl on Saturday died, two days after she is said to have set herself on fire after allegedly being thrashed and threatened by a policeman. Assistant sub-inspector Prakash Jaroliya had allegedly beaten up Yasmeen (11) for riding his bicycle without permission. "The doctors at Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital tried...
  • Delhi: Runway visibility drops to 50 metres, 10 international flights, 41 trains delayed January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Temperatures dipped across north India with several areas blanketed under heavy fog on Thursday morning. With runway visibility dropping to 50 metres at the Delhi airport, 10 international flights have been delayed. 41 trains have also been delayed while one has been rescheduled as heavy fog disrupted transport...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Ojha, Bundela score tons to help MP take lead over Mumbai January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai on day three of their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket tie here on Wednesday. Ojha, who was the reserve wicketkeeper in the opening India-Australia Test at Adelaide when...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Rawat bags fifer as MP bounce back against Mumbai January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Young medium pacer Yogesh Singh Rawat returned a sensational five-wicket haul to trigger a batting collapse as Madhya Pradesh shot out Mumbai for 404, allowing the hosts to add just 29 runs to their overnight total. It was maiden fifer for Rawat, who made his first class debut in MP's...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Suryakumar Yadav's ton helps Mumbai dominate MP January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Skipper Suryakumar Yadav struck a superb century, his sixth in first-class cricket and second of the season, while young opener Akhil Herwadkar missed his ton by just three runs as Mumbai dominated Madhya Pradesh on day one of the four-day Group A Ranji Trophy match here on Monday. The 24-year-old...
  • Ranji Trophy: Buoyant Mumbai take on struggling Madhya Pradesh January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Their campaign back on track after a wobbly start, 40-time champions Mumbai take on struggling Madhya Pradesh as marginal favourites in their fifth round Group A Ranji Trophy match commencing on Monday at the Wankhede Stadium. Mumbai are currently in second place behind leaders Karnataka with ten points, same as...
  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane fails to take off, police push it off the runway December 22, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh policemen were on Monday employed to push Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane as it failed to take off from Chhindwara airport. Officers were pushing the plane off the runway to make room for Congress MP Kamal Nath's plane which was due to land. Kamal Nath's plane hovered...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets December 17, 2014

    After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, on Wednesday. Chasing 180 for a win at the Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led side...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 2, Day 3 December 16, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) On a day dominated by bowlers, the Devendra Bundela-led Madhya Pradesh put Uttar Pradesh on the backfoot. Responding to MP's first-innings score of 296 in the four-day encounter at Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led UP were also in trouble after ending...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: MP bowlers put UP on backfoot on Day 2 December 15, 2014

    Indore: On a day dominated by bowlers, the Devendra Bundela-led Madhya Pradesh put Uttar Pradesh on the backfoot in the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Monday. Responding to MP's first-innings score of 296 in the four-day encounter at Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led UP were also in trouble after ending...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: UP pacers check MP surge on Day 1 December 14, 2014

    Indore: Uttar Pradesh medium-pacers continuously came back to check Madhya Pradesh on the opening day of the Group A Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Put into bat at the Holkar Stadium, the hosts ended Sunday on 195 for seven in 82 overs with Sanjay Mishra (6) and Puneet Datay (0) fighting...