Ujjain

  • All cracker units to be inspected, says home minister Babulal Gaur May 6, 2014

    Taking a serious view of a recent fire in a cracker factory at Badnagar in Ujjain district which claimed 18 lives, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur said in Bhopal on Monday that all cracker units will be inspected and directed officials to ensure safety measures at these units. After inspecting...
  • Ujjain: Fire at a cracker factory, 15 feared dead, toll likely to rise May 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifteen persons, including three children were killed in a major fire at a cracker factory in Badnagar, Ujjain on Saturday evening. The Madhya Pradesh government announced ex gratia of Rs 1.50 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured. The cracker factory, located near...
  • LS polls: 1.64 crore youth voters hold the key in Madhya Pradesh April 7, 2014

    A total of 34.26 per cent youth voters aged between 18-29 years will exercise their right to franchise in the three-phase Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha polls. Out of the total 4,80,91,624 voters in Madhya Pradesh, 1,64,75,859 are youth in the age group of 18-29 which is 34.26 per cent of the...
  • BJP candidate booked for allegedly distributing cash to voters November 12, 2013

    A case has been registered by Ujjain police against Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation chairman and BJP nominee from Ujjain (South), Mohan Yadav, for allegedly distributing cash to voters. A senior police officer in Ujjain said that the case was registered against Yadav on Monday following a complaint by Congress MP...
  • Ujjain: People follow a bizarre ritual, let bulls run over them November 5, 2013

    Ujjain: Several people in Madhya Pradesh have put their lives in danger as they take part in a ritual owning to a superstition. According to a superstition people throw oneself down on the road and let bulls run over them after their wishes and desires are fulfilled. The life threatening ritual...
  • MP govt seeks Rs 2,812 crore from Centre for Ujjain Kumbh mela September 14, 2013

    Madhya Pradesh government has sought Rs 2,812 crore from the Centre for preparations towards the Kumbh mela to be held in Ujjain in 2016. In a letter to Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia yesterday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said four to five crore devotees are expected to participate...
  • Ujjain: Court grants bail to Digvijaya in assault case April 30, 2013

    Ujjain: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh and party MP Prem Chand Guddu were on Tuesday granted bail by a local court in connection with a case filed against them and others for allegedly thrashing BJP youth wing workers in Ujjain in 2011. The two appeared in the court and on...
  • Manhandling case: Digvijaya may surrender on April 19 April 13, 2013

    Guna: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said on Saturday that he might surrender on April 19 in a court in Ujjain, which has issued non-bailable arrest warrant against him in connection with a case of alleged manhandling of BJP youth wing workers. On July 17, 2011, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)...
  • Ujjain: 200 ill after eating food at Eid fair August 21, 2012

    Ujjain: Eid celebrations in Ujjain on Monday were marred by a case of food poisoning in which almost 200 people fell ill after eating from a food stall at a fair. The victims were admitted to nearby hospitals and clinics. A case has been registered against the stall vendor who was...
  • MP: Assets worth Rs 10 cr found in peon's house December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: In Ujjain, a class IV employee has been caught with Rs 10 crores worth of assets at his residence. Narendra Deshmukh works as a store keeper at the municipal office there, police said. Police say he owns many houses, several acres of land, holds ten bank accounts and also...
  • Ujjain Professor murder: acquitted kills self November 20, 2011

    Gwalior: Vimal Tomar main accused in Professor HS Sabharwal murder case in Ujjain, who was later acquitted, committed suicide, sources said on Sunday. A Nagpur court had acquitted Tomar and five others three years after the murder due to lack of evidence. The Supreme Court in 2010 had refused...
  • GRP constable, 2 others rape 22-year-old woman June 8, 2011

    New Delhi: A 22-year-old married woman has been allegedly raped by a Government Railway Police (GRP) constable and two auto rickshaw drivers in Ujjain. The accused GRP constable, identified as Krishna Kant, has been arrested. The victim along with her husband Mohan Lal Thakur was traveling from Bandra to Godhra. They...
  • 7 kids, teacher killed as school bus falls into river November 9, 2009

    Ujjain: Seven school children and a teacher were killed on Sunday when the bus in which they were travelling fell off a bridge into the Shipra river near Mahidpur town in the district, police said. The children, belonging to Saraswati Shishu Mandir, were returning to Taal from Ujjain after a...
  • Prof Sabharwal son's aide found dead near DU campus July 24, 2009

    New Delhi: A close aide of Himanshu Sabharwal, son of Ujjain professor H S Sabharwal who died after beatings and assault by students in his college in August 2006, was found stabbed to death in Delhi University, police in New Delhi said on Friday. The body of Parminder Singh, who...
  • Anatomy of a murder: How Prof Sabharwal died July 18, 2009

    Ujjain (MP): Murder most foul in broad daylight: That was how people across the country saw the case of Professor Sabarwal death in Ujjain three years ago. Now, few days after a court in Nagpur acquitted all the accused in the case, CNN-IBN has got access to a report which...
  • Prof murder case: Why all witnesses turned hostile July 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Meet Komal Singh Sengar, prime witness in the Sabharwal murder case. Like all other witnesses, he too turned hostile during the trial. Ironically it was on the basis of Komal Singh's FIR that the prosecution built its case. Three years ago, on hidden camera, Komal Singh told CNN-IBN...
  • Talking Point: Who killed Professor Sabharwal July 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Professor Sabharwal's murder was one which shook the nation's conscience. The case is back in the headlines after all six student leaders accused of killing him were acquitted on Monday raising several troubling questions of what really happened on that fateful day. Who really killed Professor Sabharwal? CNN-IBN...
  • Watch: Accused in Ujjain prof murder case acquited July 14, 2009

    New Delhi: Professor Sabharwal's murder was one which shook the nation's conscience. The case is back in the headlines after all six student leaders accused of killing him were acquitted on Monday. The Ujjain-based professor died after being beaten up by his own students. ...
  • Student leaders acquitted in professor's murder July 14, 2009

    Nagpur: Nearly three years after he was allegedly beaten to death, six ABVP activists accused in the case of murder of Professor HS Sabharwal in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, were acquitted by a court on Monday for lack of evidence. The accused were Vimal Tomar,...
  • Water crisis grips MP with water reservoirs drying up December 30, 2008

    Bhopal: The Gambhir water reservoir of Ujjain with a storing capacity of 2,250 million cubic feet has dried up entirely by the month of December. To resolve the acute drinking water crisis, the city municipal corporation has taken up a project to get water from Amla Vida Dam, about 24...
  • Madhya Pradesh election results set for photo-finish November 25, 2008

    Bhopal: The stage is set for the crucial assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress for the first time facing a stiff challenge from various political forces in a state where politics has always been bi-polar. Polling will be held November 27 to...
  • MP Elections: Hindutva | Development | Terror | Blog November 24, 2008

    Hindutva, development and terror are the three issues which have dominated the election trail in MP. BJP, Congress and Uma Bharti battle to find the peg. These three are also in some ways linked to each other. Whoever managed to further build on the complex relation between the three, will...
  • MP elections: Maya Vs Uma and the angry electorate November 24, 2008

    New Delhi: Mayawati may be the queen-bee in Uttar Pradesh politics. She is even a potential king-maker in Delhi. Now in areas of Madhya Pradesh bordering the state of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati is trying to extend the influence of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). She is beginning with places like Bundelkhand. In...
  • Amarnath land row: 1 dead in Indore, curfew clamped July 4, 2008

    Bhopal: Indore continued to burn for the second consecutive day, as violence broke out in areas were curfew had not been imposed on Thursday. One person was killed as police and protestors clashed. Violence was first reported in the Khajrana police station limits around noon. And the relatives of the...
  • Police picks up Prof Sabharwal’s son March 21, 2008

    Bhopal: Even though the Supreme Court shifted professor H S Sabharwal murder case trial from Bhopal to Nagpur, Himanshu is not satisfied. He has been on fast unto death demanding a CBI enquiry into his fathers death. Minutes before he was picked up by the police this was what Himanshu...
  • Police forcibly take slain MP prof's son to hospital March 21, 2008

    Bhopal: The police forcibly took the son of slain professor HS Sabharwal, Himanshu Sabharwal, to a hospital in Bhopal on Friday. Police officials said that they took Himanshu to the hospital for medical check up. Himanshu was on a fast-unto-death for the last four days demanding that the Central Bureau of Investigation...
  • National wipes: What made news in India March 19, 2008

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka chief minister, S M Krishna lashed out at previous governments and blamed them for a spate of ills plaguing the state. Himanshu Sabharwal, son of slain Ujjain professor HS Sabharwal has begun a hunger strike in Bhopal to press for a CBI probe into his father's...
  • Prof murder case snowballs into political face-off March 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Images of Professor H S Sabharwal being beaten to death — allegedly by ABVP activists — had shocked the conscience of the entire nation two years ago. His son, Himanshi Sabharwal is still fighting for justice. Himanshu's plea before the Supreme Court for a CBI probe in his father's...
  • Top court shifts Sabharwal murder trial out of MP March 12, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the transfer of the trial in the Prof H S Sabharwal murder case from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh to Nagpur in Maharashtra. Madhya Pradesh is ruled by a BJP Government while Maharashtra has a Congress-NCP Government in power. A Supreme Court Bench headed...
  • SC mulls moving Prof murder case out of MP March 7, 2008

    New Delhi: In a stinging blow to the Madhya Pradesh government in the Prof Sabharwal murder case, the Supreme Court on Friday indicated the transfer of the case out of the state. The court has reserved its order but has clearly indicated the case will now be heard in Nagpur...