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Madhya Pradesh: Death toll in cracker shop fire rises to eight

The death toll in fire at a cracker shop here has gone up to eight with a 22-year-old man succumbing to his burn injuries this morning.

Madhya Pradesh: One killed, five injured in Chhatarpur road accident
Madhya Pradesh: One killed, five injured in Chhatarpur road accident

One person was killed and five others sustained injuries after a collision between a truck and a jeep in Chhatarpur on Sunday.

DNA: MP tribals may offer some help in tackling Kahsmir stone-pelters – Know how
DNA: MP tribals may offer some help in tackling Kahsmir stone-pelters – Know how

In some tribal areas in the state, people still practice traditional yet ingenious methods to tackle some of their problems.

Major fire at waste dumping site of CRWS

A major fire broke out today at the waste dumping site of the Coach Rehabilitation Workshop (CRWS) of the West Central Railway (WCR) in Nishantpura area here, police said.

Shocking! Family carries son on bamboo pole after refusal of hearse van

Incidents of administrative apathy continue to surface in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh shocker: Sister, brother-in-law arrested for gang-raping eight-year-old

Police unearthed the case with the help of Child Line and registered the case of gang-rape.

Clothes shop staffer in Indore held for shooting video of girl in trial room

Manager of a clothes shop in an upscale shopping mall, located on M G Road here, was arrested today for allegedly filming a girl in a trial room through his mobile phone when she was selecting trousers, police said.

14 dead as huge fire engulfs ration shop in Madhya Pradesh
14 dead as huge fire engulfs ration shop in Madhya Pradesh

Several fire-tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the inferno.

Army officer dies as detonator goes off during training in MP
Army officer dies as detonator goes off during training in MP

An army officer, Bakul Singh, working as an instructor died on Friday in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh when a detonator went off during a training session, police said.

BJP pulls up Siddaramaiah calls Mandya SP ''useless fellow''

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for taking Mandya Superintendent of Police CH Sudhir Kumar Reddy to task in full public view during a programme yesterday.

Congress' Kamal Nath to join BJP? Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has to say this
Congress' Kamal Nath to join BJP? Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has to say this

Congress leader Kamal Nath is into his ninth term in Lok Sabha.

Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet
Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Days after a huge controversy broke out over famous singer Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet, a stabbing incident has been reported from Madhya Pradesh.

Seven die in firecracker blaze in Madhya Pradesh

At least seven persons were killed in a blaze in a firecracker shop here in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

MP adivasis, India's slingshot experts, want to take on Kashmiri stone-pelters
MP adivasis, India's slingshot experts, want to take on Kashmiri stone-pelters

The adivasis want the govt to form a 'Gofan battalion'.

Man kills calf; asked to marry off his five-year-old daughter
Man kills calf; asked to marry off his five-year-old daughter

The bizarre development came to light when the girl's mother approached the district administration on Friday.

Madhya Pradesh by-poll results 2017: BJP retains Bandhavgarh seat, trailing in Ater
Madhya Pradesh by-poll results 2017: BJP retains Bandhavgarh seat, trailing in Ater

The BJP retained Bandhavgarh assembly seat where its candidate Shivnarayan Singh was declared winner after several rounds of counting of votes on Thursday.

Daulatram Jogawat, MP cop who faced embarrassment after Shobha De's 'heavy police bandobast' tweet, is a lean man
Daulatram Jogawat, MP cop who faced embarrassment after Shobha De's 'heavy police bandobast' tweet, is a lean man

Remember Daulatram Jogawat, the Madhya Pradesh cop who was fat-shamed by controversial author Shobhaa De, is a lean man now.

Supreme Court shuts down mobile phone tower, after man claims it caused him cancer
Supreme Court shuts down mobile phone tower, after man claims it caused him cancer

In a first, the Supreme Court has ordered to shutdown a mobile phone tower, after hearing a plea of 42-year-old man, who claimed that the electromagnetic radiation from the tower afflicted him with cancer.

This Pakistani spy is afraid to go back to his country, says he trusts Indian justice system more
This Pakistani spy is afraid to go back to his country, says he trusts Indian justice system more

India has warned Pakistan that bilateral ties would be hit if it went ahead with the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan ​Jadhav, who Islamabad says was arrested in Balochistan in March 2016.

Madhya Pradesh bans plastic/polythene bags from May 1

Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to ban plastic/polythene carry bags across the state from May 1 saying that its consumption results in large number of cow deaths.

Civic body mulls making Hoshangabad a 'vegetarian' city

The Municipal Council of Hoshangabad is eliciting public opinion on whether to make the city, located on the banks of Narmada, fully 'vegetarian' by banning sale and consumption of all kinds of meat.

Now, MP to become dry state, all liquor shops to be shut down in phases
Now, MP to become dry state, all liquor shops to be shut down in phases

"Alcohol prohibition will be implemented in the entire state by closing all liquor shops in a phased manner," Chouhan said on Sunday.

All liquor shops across MP to be shut down in phases: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
All liquor shops across MP to be shut down in phases: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh is headed towards total prohibition with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announcing that all liquor shops would be closed across the state in a phased manner.

MP by-polls: No incident of booth capturing, says CEO Saleena Singh

Madhya Pradesh chief electoral officer Saleena Singh on Sunday said there had been no incident of booth capturing in the state, adding that the situation had been in control.

To 'avenge' poll defeat in UP, BSP supports Congress in MP bypoll
To 'avenge' poll defeat in UP, BSP supports Congress in MP bypoll

In order to "take revenge" of the drubbing it received at the hands of BJP in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the BSP has extended support to Congress for the crucial bypoll to Ater assembly seat, to be held on Sunday.

EVMs in focus in run-up to Madhya Pradesh bypolls

Though the campaign for the April 9 Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh remained politically less intense, there has been much heat over EVMs after a VVPAT machine reportedly dispensed slips of only the BJP symbol during a trial.

CM to launch Deendayal Rasoi Yojana in 49 districts of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is all set to join the league of those states which have launched populist subsidised meal scheme for poor with the opening of canteens that provides wholesome food at Rs 5 under the Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana.

Nobody can save Congress people if they don't improve: Digvijay Singh
Nobody can save Congress people if they don't improve: Digvijay Singh

Referring to factionalism in his party, the AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday said that nobody can save Congressmen if they fail to change themselves.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan appreciates Akshay Kumar for support to Open Defecation Free programme
Shivraj Singh Chouhan appreciates Akshay Kumar for support to Open Defecation Free programme

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has praised actor Akshay Kumar's support to the Open Defecation Free (ODF) programme of the central and state governments.

EC junks Arvind Kejriwal's 'EVMs moved from UP for Bhind by-polls' charge, calls it 'baseless observation'
EC junks Arvind Kejriwal's 'EVMs moved from UP for Bhind by-polls' charge, calls it 'baseless observation'

Delhi Chief Minister and AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal had alleged that the EVMs used in the UP elections were used in Madhya Pradesh by-polls.