Madhya Pradesh

  • MP minister hints at corruption in the state, says won't tolerate bribery 3 days ago

    Rajgarh: Another Bharatiya Janata Party leader is in the news for another controversial remark. Madhya Pradesh Industry Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia hinted at corruption in the state at a public function recently. Scindia said that it was not possible to get government work done without bribing in the state. "Unless officials...
  • Ujjain: University V-C attacked for appeal to help Kashmir flood victims 4 days ago

    Ujjain: A group of alleged right wing activists went on the rampage at a university in Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh over an aid appeal for victims of devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the vice chancellor said on Tuesday. The mob of young men stormed the Vikram University campus on Monday,...
  • MP: Minor boys suspected of theft made to dip hands in boiling oil 1 week ago

    Sagar: In a disturbing incident, four minor boys suspected of theft were forced to dip their hands in boiling oil in order to prove their innocence. The incident is reported from Jhela village in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district. Two local residents suspected that the four boys had stolen Rs 500 from...
  • Very heavy rains expected in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Goa: IMD September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Heavy to very heavy rains are expected in Gujarat, Maharashtra, West Madhya Pradesh and Goa in the next couple of days, the India Meteorological Department on Monday said. With southwest monsoon remaining vigorous over West Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha and active over Marathwada and Telangana, it said a few...
  • Gwalior: Government school's roof crashes ahead of PM's Teachers' Day speech September 6, 2014

    Gwalior: The new roof of a government school building suddenly collapsed on Friday morning before children were supposed to watch Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address on the occasion of Teacher's Day. The incident took place around 10 am in the Janakganj area of the city when the roof of a hall...
  • MP: State issues diktat to government schools on broadcast of Modi's Teachers' Day speech September 2, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has warned of strict action against government schools which fail to broadcast Prime Minister Modi's address on Teachers' Day. The Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry has directed schools to stretch their schedule and show Modi's speech live to students on September 5. Schools, however, say they will...
  • MP: Parents don't allow girl students to go to school due to lack of toilets in Bhind September 1, 2014

    Bhind: Several parents in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district stopped sending their girls to school due to lack of toilets there. 90 schools in the district don't have toilets. Many students have stopped coming to school because of this. The school authorities and local administration have failed to take any corrective measures....
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories August 29, 2014

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  • News 360: Pak made spectacle of talks, says PM Modi August 29, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some tough words for Pakistan on Friday. In an interaction with the Japanese media ahead of his Saturday visit to the country, Modi said that he was "disappointed that Pakistan had sought to make a spectacle of talks" and went ahead and held meetings with...
  • SC issues notice to MP HC judge accused of sexual harassment August 29, 2014

    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 August 28, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 26, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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? August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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? August 25, 2014

    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 August 25, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 24, 2014

    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 August 21, 2014

    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,...