Indore

  • Love jihad in UP; ban on Muslims entry in garbha venues in MP: Are we sitting on a communal tinderbox? 4 days ago

    The agitation of a BJP MLA from Indore in Madhya Pradesh against the notion of 'love jihad' has triggered a huge row. BJP MLA Usha Thakur has urged Garba organisers in Indore city to allow patrons entry only after checking the person's Voter ID card. ...
  • Indore: BJP MLA agitates against love jihad, says garba venues should only allow Hindus 5 days ago

    Indore: The agitation of a BJP MLA from Indore in Madhya Pradesh against the notion of 'love jihad' has triggered a huge row. BJP MLA Usha Thakur has urged Garba organisers in Indore city to allow patrons entry only after checking the person's Voter ID card. Thakur alleged that certain people enter...
  • Court orders confiscation of properties of Indore Development Authority officer August 8, 2014

    A special court here on Friday ordered confiscation of properties worth Rs 35.75 lakh belonging to Indore Development Authority's (IDA) Estate Officer Babulal Gothwal and directed the government to use it in public interest. Special Judge Avnindra Kumar Singh ordered confiscation of properties worth Rs 35.75 lakh of Gothwal after finding that it...
  • Three killed in road collision between two-wheeler and bus June 28, 2014

    Three persons were killed when their two-wheeler was hit by a speeding bus on Indore-Dhar road, police said on Saturday. The accident took place late Friday night when a Dhar bound bus hit the riders killing all of them on the spot, a sub-inspector (SI) from Chandan Nagar police station said....
  • Indore Mayor resigns from his post June 5, 2014

    Senior BJP leader and Indore Mayor Krishna Murari Moghe on Thursday resigned from his post in the civic body. Moghe told reporters at his residence that he came to know during a recent meeting that all BJP MLAs (from Indore) were not satisfied with the works done by the Indore Municipal...
  • 25-year-old woman software engineer ends life due to illness May 23, 2014

    Fed of her illness, a woman software engineer allegedly committed suicide at her hostel in Indore, police said on Friday. 25-year-old Bhavna Vishwakarma was found hanging in her hostel room in the Geeta Bhawan area on Thursday night, they said. In her suicide note, she mentioned that she was taking the extreme...
  • Madhya Pradesh police seeks hearing through videoconferencing in sensitive cases May 21, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police is seeking video-conferencing facility in courts and jails for conducting hearing in sensitive matters, especially after the recent incident in which SIMI operatives allegedly raised inflammatory slogans against Narendra Modi. Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Nandan Dubey, however, said that the incident was just an attempt...
  • MP: Lokayukta raids premises of IPS officer May 15, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta conducted early morning raids at the premises of IPS officer Mayank Jain, IG Community Policing on Thursday. The Lokyukta sleuths have unearthed documents showing assets including 50 acres of land, two nursing homes and 8 houses spread across Rewa, Indore and Bhopal. The officer belongs...
  • 3 killed in a trolley-car collision on Bhopal-Indore highway May 8, 2014

    Three persons were killed on Thursday in a collision between a trolley and a Marshal Jeep on Bhopal-Indore highway near Ashta block here, police said. The mishap took place at village Arnia Ghazi, 55 kms from here this morning when all the victims, employed with Public Health Engineering Department at Mandeleshwar...
  • Two elderly women found murdered at their residence May 1, 2014

    In a shocking incident, two elderly women were found murdered at their house in the densely populated Bhaktawar Ram Nagar in Indore on Thursday. The women, who were cousins, were identified as Shakuntala Mishra (63) and Anita Dube (50). Nobody else lived in the house. They were found to be strangulated and...
  • Two get life term for poisoning relative to death April 29, 2014

    A local court in Indore on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to two persons for poisoning their close relative to death. The sentence was awarded by Additional Sessions Judge Rajesh Kumar Gupta to Gangaram (60) and Babulal (40) under Section 302 of the IPC for putting a poisonous substance into the mouth of...
  • Fed up with rising prices, man kills self April 14, 2014

    Apparently fed up with rising prices and his inability to provide a "good life" to his family, a man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself, police said on Monday. Santosh Makwana, 30, was employeed at a readymade garments unit and lived with his mother, wife and a three-year-old son in Ramanand...
  • Change of heart: Thief returns 3 stolen cellphones with an advice to owner April 10, 2014

    A thief had a change of heart after stealing three cellphones and he returned the handsets to the owner, a young woman, via courier and also gave her a piece of advice about safe upkeep of valuable items. An unidentified thief stole three cellphones of a 22- year-old woman, Kratika, which...
  • IIM-Indore sets up panel to probe dais collapse incident during convocation ceremony April 1, 2014

    Indian Institute of Management-Indore has constituted a two-member committee to probe the dais collapse incident during its convocation ceremony. The committee members are former Director General of Police (DGP) SK Das and Chhattisgarh's retired Engineering-in-Chief G M Kripalani, IIM-I spokesperson said. The panel will probe the cause of the mishap and also...
  • Highest annual salary package offer goes down by 2 lakh this year at IIM-Indore March 30, 2014

    A salary offer of Rs 32 lakh by a domestic company is the highest in the current year's placement programme at Indian Institute of Management, Indore. This year's highest offer is Rs 2 lakh less than best one last year. Without disclosing the details of the employer, an IIM spokesman said the...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Digvijaya in 2008 land allotment case March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, the CBI on Wednesday gave him a clean chit in the 2008 Indore land allotment case. The CBI said that there was no evidence against Digvijaya. He was accused of flouting the laws to allot land to Treasure Island...
  • Modi wave may land BJP more than 300 seats on its own: Rajnath March 10, 2014

    Indore: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Monday claimed his party may win over 300 seats on its own in Lok Sabha elections in view of "surging" popularity of its PM nominee Narendra Modi. "When I first asked BJP workers to work together to attain the magic figure of 272...
  • Snake menace: Vacancy for mongoose at Indore district jail! February 20, 2014

    To counter the snake menace in the 175-year-old District Jail in Indore, the prison authorities are thinking of deploying a couple of mongooses. "In the last fortnight, two prisoners suffered snake-bites. Both survived as the snakes were not poisonous," Jail Superintendent Shefali Tiwari said on Wednesday. "Keeping in mind these incidents and...
  • Fire engulfs cycle shop in Piplyahana, kills sleeping man February 19, 2014

    A 22-year-old man was killed in a fire that engulfed a cycle-shop in Piplyahana area early on Wednesday, police said. Pavan Rathore had slept inside the shop, locked by his brother Shubham from outside, last night when the incident took place, they said. Police suspect that the youth, in an inebriated state,...
  • Narmada-Kshipra river linking scheme to be formally launched February 7, 2014

    Testing of the ambitious Narmada-Kshipra river linking scheme worth Rs 432 crore has been successful and is expected to be formally launched this month, Narmada Valley Development (NVDA) sources said. "Our engineers took nearly 14 months to complete the Narmada-Kshipra Simhast Link Scheme which has been tested successfully," sources said in...
  • HC cancels notification to bring 29 villages under Indore February 4, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday cancelled the state government's notification seeking to bring 29 villages in the district under the limits of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC). A bench of Justice Shantanu Kemkar and Justice Moolchand Garg cancelled the notification published in the State Gazette on February 5, 2013, after hearing arguments...
  • Congress leader questions Digvijaya's nomination to Rajya Sabha January 28, 2014

    Congress National Secretary Sajjan Singh Verma on Tuesday questioned the Congress high command's decision to nominate party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh for the Rajya Sabha seat from Madhya Pradesh. "As per my understanding, the party's high command's decision to nominate Digvijaya for the Rajya Sabha seat from Madhya Pradesh is improper....
  • Delhi gangrape victim's father seeks death penalty for rapists January 27, 2014

    The parents of the 23-year-old girl, who was gangraped in Delhi in December 2012, have advocated for corporal punishment to offenders in rape cases. "In cases of rape, the accused should be awarded death sentence and he should be hanged," the victim's father told reporters in Indore on Saturday. The parents of...
  • Undertrial attempts suicide in Indore jail January 18, 2014

    A 25-year-old man, accused of murdering a minor son of an NRI doctor couple, on Saturday attempted suicide by hanging himself to a ceiling fan of his barrack in the Central Jail here, authorities said. "Sushant Das tried to hang himself with a blanket given to him. However, a guard saw him...
  • AAP can teach a lesson or two in management: IIM-Indore chief January 3, 2014

    The newly-appointed Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Indore Director is impressed with the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) political achievements within a very short span of time. AAP's stunning debut in Delhi Assembly election, with in a year of its formation, holds many interesting management lessons, said Rishikesh T Krishnan on Thursday, a...
  • Watch: Simply Finance Quiz November 17, 2013

    CNN-IBN brings to you the new concept about the financial quiz across the eight locations of the country to pick the best teams across the universities of the nation. In this episode, team from IIM Indore, TAPMI, Mangalore and JBIMS Mumbai compete with each other. ...
  • Bajrang Dal prevents screening of 'Ram Leela' in Indore November 16, 2013

    Indore: Protesting against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's movie Ram Leela's controversial content, Bajrang Dal workers today prevented cinema hall owners here from exhibiting the movie. "We have prevented nearly five cinema halls from showing 'Ram Leela' because of it's controversial content," Bajrang Dal's Indore division convener Sachin Baghel said. Though the title of...
  • Pakistan's ISI trying to recruit Muzaffarnagar riot victims: Rahul Gandhi October 24, 2013

    Indore: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi while blaming "vested political interest" for Muzaffarnagar riots in Uttar Pradesh claimed that Pakistan's ISI was trying to recruit disgruntled riot-affected youngsters to carry out its nefarious designs. Blaming the Bharatiya Janata Party for the riots in Muzaffarnagar, Rahul claimed that intelligence inputs have...
  • Rahul takes the poll battle to MP, will his emotional pitch work? October 24, 2013

    Indore: From Rajasthan, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will take the election battle to poll-bound Madhya Pradesh again on Thursday. He will hold the Satta Parivartan rally in Indore on Thursday. Speaking in Rajasthan on Wednesday, he made an emotional pitch invoking his own personal tragedy. He said that he could...
  • PMT scam: Accused sent to judicial custody until October 30 October 19, 2013

    A local court sent the seven persons arrested in connection with the Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam in Indore on Friday to judicial custody till October 30. Santosh, Gendalal, Tejram, Zia-ul-Haq, Faisal, Ganesh and Rajkumarm who were arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Police Special Task Force (STF), were produced before Judicial Magistrate...