MADHYA PRADESH

  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's plane fails to take off, police push it off the runway 5 days ago

    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...
  • Eunuchs contribute constructively to 'Swachh Abhiyan' in Madhya Pradesh December 13, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Saturday said roping in of eunuchs into the cleanliness drive under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' across the state has yielded encouraging results. "We have roped in more than 200 members of the third gender including a former mayor and ex-MLA...
  • MP: BJP MLAs congratulate Kailash Vijayvargiya instead of Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize December 11, 2014

    Bhopal: While the world is lauding Kailash Satyarthi for winning Nobel Peace Prize 2014, MLAs in his home state are completely clueless about it. In the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday, BJP MLAs mistakenly congratulated state minister Kailash Vijayvargiya instead. BJP MLAs claimed Vijayvargiya was honoured for his humanitarian work....
  • MP: Tantrik presses hot iron sickle to 6-month-old baby to cure her of pneumonia December 6, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident in Madhya Pradesh, a six-month-old girl was severely burned by a tantrik, apparently to cure her of pneumonia. The incident took place in Shivpuri district. The child was admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries to her stomach. Her condition is still critical. Her family...
  • Madhya Pradesh: BJP sweeps local body elections December 4, 2014

    Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party continues to rule the roost. The party has swept the local body election in Madhya Pradesh by winning all the nine municipal corporations. The elections were held on November 28 to elect 135 civic bodies in the state. Out of 9 municipal corporations, Congress could not manage a...
  • MP: BJP MLA thrashes 15 junkies for eve-teasing women December 3, 2014

    Indore: A BJP MLA allegedly thrashed 15 junkies who he claimed were eve-teasing women in a park in Indore, the incident which acquired a political hue after Congress criticised saying it highlights the law and order situation of the state. Eye witnesses claimed that BJP MLA Sudarshan Gupta beat up 15...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Gas leak at chemical plant in Raisen district, 39 people affected November 29, 2014

    Raisen: In a tragic incident, the leakage of chlorine gas at a chemical plant in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district affected 39 people on Saturday evening. 29 people have been admitted to a hospital in Raisen district and three of them have been referred to Bhopal. The investigation is on to detect the...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown off running train after alleged rape attempt November 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident of crime against women in Madhya Pradesh a young woman was thrown off a train after an alleged rape attempt. The victim who is a professional from Delhi was thown off a train in Madhya Pradesh near Sagar. The girl was found unconcious...
  • Rajasthan beat Madhya Pradesh by 77 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy November 13, 2014

    Rajasthan batsmen got their act together as they defeated Madhya Pradesh by 77 runs in an inconsequential central zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Courtesy twin centuries from Ashok Menaria (103 no, 89 balls, 3x4, 7x6) and Arjit Gupta (107, 65 balls, 8x4, 7x6), Rajasthan batsmen gave a far...
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy: Vidarbha win via VJD method November 11, 2014

    Nagpur: Vidarbha got the better off Madhya Pradesh by four wickets via the VJD method in a Central Zone leg match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Tuesday. Madhya Pradesh were all out for a modest total of 193 in 48.2 overs and in reply, Vidarbha managed to reach the revised...
  • Vijay Hazare trophy: Karn Sharma, Asad Pathan shine in Railways' straight win November 10, 2014

    Nagpur: Leggie Karn Sharma celebrated his India call-up by guiding Railways to a five-wicket win over Madhya Pradesh in a Central Zone match of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament on Monday. Sharma, who has been selected for India's remaining two ODIs against Sri Lanka and the tour of Australia, took three...
  • Vijay Hazare: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by three wickets November 8, 2014

    Nagpur: Akshdeep Nath scored a half-century as Uttar Pradesh got the better of Madhya Pradesh by three wickets in a Central Zone match of the Vijay Hazare one-day tournament on Saturday. Riding on Anand Bais and Jatin S Saxena's half-centuries, MP scored 250 for six in their allotted 50 overs, which...
  • Madhya Pradesh to have country's first school for children of labourers November 3, 2014

    Bhopal: The foundation stone of the country's first 'Shramodaya School' for the children of labourers was laid by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The school at Mugalia Chaap village near the state capital will be developed on the lines of the Navodaya Vidyalaya. The medium of instruction in...
  • MP: Children to blow whistles to stop practice of open defecation in Indore November 2, 2014

    Indore: In a bid to check the practice of open defecation, a social experiment will soon be started in villages of Indore division where children will blow a loud whistle to embarrass those who defecate in public. The state government is planning to set up groups of school children to...
  • PM Narendra Modi greets four states on their foundation day November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted people of Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana on their states' foundation day. "Greetings to people of Karnataka on Kannada Rajyotsava. May Karnataka scale new heights of progress in the years to come," Modi said. Kannada Rajyotsava is celebrated on November 1 every...
  • Government employee can't seek promotion after refusing it: SC October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A government employee, whose promotion is canceled owing to his refusal to accept it, cannot ask for it at a later stage, the Supreme Court has said. The apex court set aside the order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court which had directed the state government to restore...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life term for raping friend's daughter October 14, 2014

    Ratlam: A special court on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping a nine-year-old daughter of his friend at Jaora town in the district last year. The sentence was awarded to Suresh alias Suraj Mali by special judge, SC/ST Act, BC Malaiya, under relevant sections of the Protection...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman held for pushing young girl into flesh trade October 11, 2014

    Indore: A woman, who was allegedly involved in human trafficking and pushing girls into flesh trade, has been arrested here, police said on Saturday. The woman, identified as Rani Sharma, was arrested last night from Khajrana area, Women Police Station In-charge, Jyoti Sharma said. According to police, the accused was...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets ten years jail for raping friend's daughter October 11, 2014

    Jabalpur: A local court has awarded ten years rigorous imprisonment to a man for raping his friend's daughter at Belkheda village in the district in 2012. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 26,000 on the convict Narendra Lodhi for the crime. The sentence was awarded by Additional District...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man held for raping minor step-daughter October 11, 2014

    Indore: A 40-year-old man has been arrested from Bhagirathpura locality for allegedly raping his minor step-daughter, police said on Saturday. Raghvendra Gautam was apprehended on Friday night on the complaint of the girl (14) that he had raped her on the night of October 8 and also threatened to kill her,...
  • RIL to complete Rs 20,000 crore investment in Madhya Pradesh by March 2016 October 9, 2014

    Indore: Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Thursday said that his group will complete Rs 20,000 crore investment programme in Madhya Pradesh by March 2016. "We are in the midst of a major investment programme in MP which ends in the next 18 months. We are investing cumulatively Rs 20,000 crore......
  • India not just a market, can be a manufacturing hub: PM Modi October 9, 2014

    Indore: Making a strong pitch to attract investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India is not just a market but a manufacturing hub as huge opportunities exist in India. "When we say Make in India, we want to tell the world there are ample opportunities in India, don't...
  • Live: India not just a market, can be a manufacturing hub: PM Modi October 9, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Global investor's summit in Indore, Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. 20 countries are participating in the two-day Global Investors' Summit. ...
  • Bhopal: Man accused under Arms act, dragged to court in chains by police October 5, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident of police brutality in Bhopal, a man accused under the Arms act was dragged in chains to a district court. The accused was allegedly caught with a sword by the Gandhi Nagar police on Friday night. Police, however, defended its actions saying the man was a habitual...
  • MP model will be implemented in Haryana: Shivraj Singh Chouhan October 5, 2014

    Ambala: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that Haryana would be developed on the pattern of 'MP Model' if BJP came to power in the state. Addressing a party workers' meeting at Barara in support of BJP candidate Santosh Sarwan, he said Madhya Pradesh government had provided...
  • Madhya Pradesh presenting itself as a core for investment opportunites October 4, 2014

    From being a traditionally cultural hub, Madhya Pradesh is now presenting itself as a core for investment opportunities on the global stage. ...