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  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil 21 hours 13 minutes ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • Eviction of former ministers, ex-MPs from government bungalows begins 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those dragging their heels in the matter, Centre has started eviction proceedings against ex-ministers and former MPs who are still occupying government accommodation. Eviction notices are being served on about 20 former ministers and 120 ex-MPs asking them to clear out of their government accommodation...
  • Omar Abdullah on Shiv Sena MPs: Hooliganism is not expected of MPs 6 days ago

    This public dining space, which was the centre of this entire controversy where the Shiv Sena men were seen in the video engaging in hooliganism continues to remain shut. Omar Abdullah clearly says that he despises such behaviour. The MPs are chosen by the people, and it is the responsibility...
  • Congress disrupts MP House proceedings over MPPEB scam probe July 21, 2014

    Congress members led by Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare on Monday staged a sit-in in the well of the House demanding tabling of the list of candidates selected for the post of transport constables and also handing over the MPPEB scam probe to CBI. After ruckus on...
  • NHRC seeks report over autopsies done in the open in residential colony July 19, 2014

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Firday issued notice to Madhya Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state's Sagar district. According to an official statement, a notice has been issued to the Principal Secretary...
  • Denial of entry to judge into TN club raised in Lok Sabha July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The denial of entry to a High Court judge into Tamil Nadu Cricket Association Club was raised in the Lok Sabha on Friday by a Congress member who wanted central intervention to ensure that "such ridiculous colonial practices" are done away with. Mullappally Ramachandran, MP from Kerala, said it...
  • Indian youths joining ISIS, a disturbing development: BJP MP July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Alarmed by reports of some Indian youths visiting Iraq to join the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a BJP member in the Lok Sabha on Friday wanted urgent steps to sternly deal with the issue. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Yogi Adityanath said reports that four...
  • Smriti Irani asks MPs to monitor mid-day meal scheme July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: HRD minister Smriti Irani has written to all MPs asking them to be part of committees set up to monitor the mid-day meal scheme which has seen complaints of poor quality of food and corruption. Irani told Lok Sabha that she has written to all MPs requesting them to...
  • Priti Patel, Modi supporter, is now UK minister July 16, 2014

    London: An ardent fan of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has became the treasury minister in the British government. Priti Patel, 42, Conservative MP from Witham, was promoted by Prime Minister David Cameron in the cabinet reshuffle. Patel is Cameron's 'India Diaspora Champion' and accompanied him in his India trips, according...
  • British Indian MP Priti Patel appointed exchequer secretary July 16, 2014

    London: Indian-origin British MP Priti Patel has been appointed exchequer secretary to the Treasury department dealing with tax policy in a major cabinet reshuffle announced by British Prime Minister David Cameron Tuesday. The Prime Minister's Office said Priti Patel, 42, the Conservative Party MP for Witham in Essex, will now take...
  • MP: Seven children die in wall collapse July 14, 2014

    Burhanpur: In a tragic incident, seven children died when a wall collapsed over their slums in Shikatpura area of Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur town on Sunday night. Seven other people have been inured in the incident that took place due to incessant rains. More details awaited. ...
  • TMC, BJP scuffle in Lok Sabha: Who is to be blamed? July 8, 2014

    Unruly scenes were witnessed in Parliament as Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janata Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. ...
  • TMC MP says some BJP MPs tried to beat him, says one BJP MP was drunk July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Trinamool Congress MPs on Tuesday alleged that some Bhartiya Janta Party MPs threatened to beat them in Lok Sabha. The TMC also alleged that one of the BJP MPs was drunk but they cannot say who it was. As soon as the House assembled at 3:30 PM after an...
  • PIL seeking suo motu police FIR registration against Pal filed July 2, 2014

    Kolkata: A PIL was filed before the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday seeking suo motu registration of FIR by the West Bengal Police and penal action against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal who is in the eye of a storm over his derogatory comments against women. Samit Sanyal, a lawyer, filed...
  • Can an ordinary citizen get away with the threat Tapas Pal made against women? Why is WB's woman Chief Minister silent? July 1, 2014

    Television cameras. A large crowd. A public place. People carrying smartphones with easy access to the Internet. People recording his speech on phones. Legal action. If those factors could not deter a man in power from threatening his opponents with rape, what could stop him from actually carrying out his threat?...
  • No new taxes in budget for 2014-15, says MP government July 1, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday proposed no new taxes in the budget for 2014-15, that projects a fiscal deficit of Rs 13,425 crore. Presenting the budget in the state Assembly in Bhopal, Finance Minister Jayant Malaiya said that 34 implements used in agriculture have been exempted from tax. Besides, butter,...
  • MPPEB case: STF submits status report before MP High Court June 30, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF), probing the alleged Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, on Monday filed a status report in the High Court which is monitoring the investigation. The report was submitted in-camera by top STF officials before a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilkar and Justice Alok...
  • Congress demands independent probe in MP exam scam June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday demanded an independent investigation under the auspices of the apex court into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam. The scam is related to recruitment in various government jobs. "We demand a thorough, independent and completely dispassionate investigation into the MP exam scam with a time...
  • As Trinamool sends 5 MPs to Khandwa, party criticised over 'politicisation of rape' June 19, 2014

    Besides questioning the efficacy of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress sending five of its MPs to Madhya Pradesh to enquire into a rape case, women activists here are appalled at the selection of two women MPs in the delegation who had earlier passed snide remarks against a rape victim. Peeved by...
  • MP Police arrests 14 students in pre-medical entrance exam scam June 19, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police has made several arrests in connection with an alleged scam in pre-medical entrance exams. The Special Task Force has arrested 14 students so far on charges of taking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. The STF is examining 450 other students whose...
  • Over 90 former MPs, 22 former ministers seek more time to vacate government accommodation in Delhi June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 90 former MPs and 22 former union ministers have sought more time to vacate their official bungalows in New Delhi. These leaders have requested the Union Urban Development Ministry to give them more time to vacate the government flats and bungalows in elite Lutyen's Delhi. June...
  • Decision to raise height of Narmada dam gives locals' sleepless nights June 13, 2014

    Locals OF Dharmpur village in Madhya Pradesh feel they have not received the promised rehabilitation package and they fear the height of the Narmada dam will further be raised. ...
  • YSRCP seeks disqualification of MP who joined TDP June 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress Party on Thursday petitioned Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan seeking disqualification of its MP S P Y Reddy for joining the Telugu Desam Party, under the anti-defection rules. Leader of Parliamentary Party of YSRCP and Nellore MP, M Rajamohan Reddy noted that S P Y Reddy was elected...
  • Delhi MP's car collides with Uma Bharti's escort vehicle June 11, 2014

    New Delh: Three people, including two policemen, were injured after Delhi MP Parvesh Verma's car collided head-on with union minister Uma Bharti's escort vehicle here on Wednesday, police said. Both the minister and the MP were not travelling when the incident occurred in Vijay Chowk, the square in front of Rashtrapati...
  • TMC MP's gold chain snatched in front of Banga Bhawan June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Two motorcycle-borne men snatched the gold chain of Trinamool Congress MP Renuka Sinha outside Banga Bhawan on Sunday, police said. Sinha sustained bruises on her neck in the incident. The incident took place at around 9 PM when the MP from Cooch Behar constituency of West Bengal was...
  • RSP MP Premachandran's house stoned June 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Unidentified persons pelted stones at the house of newly elected RSP MP N K Premachandran, damaging windowpanes, but none were injured as he and his family are in Delhi, police said on Saturday. Locals told police that a group of 10 persons came to the spot late yesterday night,...
  • MP Power signs agreement with KRBL for supply of 15 MW power June 4, 2014

    An agreement was inked in Bhopal between MP Power Management Company and M/s KRBL for supplying 15 MW of power to the state. Stating this, an official release said here on Wednesday that the Power Purchase Agreement was signed in the presence of the company Managing Director, Manu Shrivastava and General...
  • Union Minister Gopinath Munde cremated at his native village June 4, 2014

    Beed: Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident was cremated at his native village Parli, Maharashtra on Wednesday amidst chanting by hundreds of his supporters. The mortal remains of Munde were consigned to flames by his eldest daughter and BJP MLA Pankaja. A sea of humanity converged at his...
  • MPs responsible for their defeat not Rahul: Delhi Congress Chief June 1, 2014

    New Delhi : Talking tough as he readies a revival strategy for the party in the national capital, Delhi Congress Chief Arvinder Singh Lovely on Sunday said senior leaders Kapil Sibal, Ajay Maken and Sandeep Dikshit as well as other MPs were themselves responsible for their humiliating defeat in the city...
  • MP government to seek Central funds for pending projects May 30, 2014

    The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has pinned high hopes on the NDA government at the Centre for getting Central funds for the state's pending projects. "Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed his Cabinet colleagues and officers to prepare a list of pending projects with the Centre for...