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Madhya Pradesh News

Digvijaya questions MP CM's announcement of ex-gratia to farmers kin
Digvijaya questions MP CM's announcement of ex-gratia to farmers kin

he Madhya Pradesh farmers hit the streets protesting over their demands for remunerative prices for their produce and a farm loan waiver not being met.

Won't go back without meeting deceased farmers' kin, says Rahul Gandhi; curfew relaxed in Mandsaur
Won't go back without meeting deceased farmers' kin, says Rahul Gandhi; curfew relaxed in Mandsaur

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that he won't return without meeting the kin of five farmers killed in police firing in Mandsaur shortly after he was arrested for trying to defy ban orders imposed by the Madhya Pradesh government.

Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers
Madhya Pradesh continues to be on boil; govt announces measures for farmers

Continuing on the warpath, farmers on Wednesday resorted to violence and arson in western Madhya Pradesh despite prohibitory measures.

Mandsaur violence: Madhya Pradesh IG accepts police fired at farmers during protest
Mandsaur violence: Madhya Pradesh IG accepts police fired at farmers during protest

A day after Madhya Pradesh Home Minister denied reports of firing by local police on agitating farmers in Mandsaur, the IG (Law and Order) Makrand Devaskar admitted that police resorted to firing to gain control of the rioting mob during the protest at the Madhya Pradesh. 

BJP alleges conspiracy in Mandsaur violence, asks Rahul Gandhi to refrain from politicising farmers' deaths
BJP alleges conspiracy in Mandsaur violence, asks Rahul Gandhi to refrain from politicising farmers' deaths

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged there was a "conspiracy" behind the ongoing agitation of farmers in Madhya Pradesh, and asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to refrain from "politicising the death of farmers" in the state.

18 dead, 10 injured in Madhya Pradesh firecracker factory blast

At least 18 persons were killed and 10 others injured in an powerful explosion in a firecracker factory in Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, police said.

Mandsaur violence: PM Narendra Modi chairs meet with top ministers, Centre rushes additional forces to Madhya Pradesh
Mandsaur violence: PM Narendra Modi chairs meet with top ministers, Centre rushes additional forces to Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday apprised of the situation in Mandsaur after which he chaired a meeting with senior ministers to discuss the situation in the Madhya Pradesh city. 

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan apprises Amit Shah of Mandsaur situation
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan apprises Amit Shah of Mandsaur situation

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday apprised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah of the situation in Mandsaur over phone.

 

Mandsaur farmers intensify protest, set several vehicles on fire despite MP CM's appeal for peace
Mandsaur farmers intensify protest, set several vehicles on fire despite MP CM's appeal for peace

Agitating farmers in Mandsaur on Wednesday intensified their ongoing protest a day after five persons were killed in police firing.

Rahul Gandhi likely to visit MP's Mandsaur on June 7
Rahul Gandhi likely to visit MP's Mandsaur on June 7

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi may on Wednesday visit Madhya Pradesh`s Mandsaur, where at least five farmers were killed in police firing, said party sources.

Five killed as farmers' agitation intensifies in MP's Mandsaur, mobile internet suspended; Rs 1 cr compensation announced
Five killed as farmers' agitation intensifies in MP's Mandsaur, mobile internet suspended; Rs 1 cr compensation announced

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the opposition party for instigating the violence.

Mandsaur violence: Samajwadi Party announces Rs. 2 lakh for kin of deceased farmers
Mandsaur violence: Samajwadi Party announces Rs. 2 lakh for kin of deceased farmers

Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday announced financial assistance of Rs. 2 lakh for the kin of the deceased farmers in Mandsaur incident.

Farmers' agitation: Congress party through conspiracy is trying to fuel violence, says MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Farmers' agitation: Congress party through conspiracy is trying to fuel violence, says MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Tuesday that his government stood with farmers.

MP: Farmers' protest turns violent as four killed in police firing in Mandsaur; Assn calls for bandh tomorrow
MP: Farmers' protest turns violent as four killed in police firing in Mandsaur; Assn calls for bandh tomorrow

At least three farmers were killed and four others were wounded after the Madhya Pradesh Police opened fire in an attempt to control a rioting mob demanding fair price and loan waiver in Mandsaur district on Tuesday. 

Madhya Pradesh farmers end strike post talks with CM  Shivraj Singh Chauhan
Madhya Pradesh farmers end strike post talks with CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan

The Madhya Pradesh farmers on Sunday ended their strike after talks with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan are successful.

Bhanwari Devi murder case: Accused Indira Bishnoi arrested by ATS from Madhya Pradesh
Bhanwari Devi murder case: Accused Indira Bishnoi arrested by ATS from Madhya Pradesh

Bhanwari Devi was abducted from Jodhpur`s Bilara area on September 1, 2011 and murdered. 

PM Narendra Modi has time to meet Priyanka Chopra, but not farmers: Congress
PM Narendra Modi has time to meet Priyanka Chopra, but not farmers: Congress

Congress on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Farmers' stir turns violent in MP town, 6 bikes set ablaze

A protest by farmers in Sardarpur town in the district turned violent this morning as six motorcycles were set on fire and two shops were damaged after an argument broke out between the agitating farmers and shopkeepers over keeping the shops shut, police said.

Milk, vegetable shortage hits Madhya Pradesh due to farmers agitation
Milk, vegetable shortage hits Madhya Pradesh due to farmers agitation

Farmers have been on strike since Thursday to demand loan waiver and fair price for their produce. 

Rs 30 lakh looted from cash van of cooperative bank in Madhya Pradesh's Alirajpur

A gang of robbers today looted Rs 30 lakh from cash van of a cooperative bank near Lodhni village in the district, police said.

Father of Ph.D. student, who committed suicide in Delhi campus, says it was a mistake to send his daughter to IIT, should have saved money for dowry
Father of Ph.D. student, who committed suicide in Delhi campus, says it was a mistake to send his daughter to IIT, should have saved money for dowry

Manjula Devak was found hanging from a ceiling fan in her room at 7:38 pm in Nalanda Apartments in the IIT-Delhi campus on Tuesday.

Eye care needs in Bhopal gas tragedy survivors still unmet

Gas leaked on December 3, 1984 in Bhopal killed at least 3,000 people within 72 hours, and causing long-term morbidity and mortality.

MP: Youth workers of BJP, Congress clash against slaughtering of calf in Kerala
MP: Youth workers of BJP, Congress clash against slaughtering of calf in Kerala

Youth workers of the Congress and the BJP clashed in Baldevbagh locality on Wednesday when the saffron activists tried to storm the Youth Congress' office with a portrait of cow in protest against the slaughtering of a calf in Kerala recently.

12 arrested in Bhopal over communal clashes, internet services shut

Twelve persons were arrested and extra security forces deployed in the Madhya Pradesh capital on Wednesday, after communal clashes broke out in the city on Tuesday night that saw rival groups resort to stone pelting and arson over a religious dispute. Internet services have been shut to prevent rumours being spread through social media.

WOW! This jumbo in Madhya Pradesh takes 'pann' after a sumptuous meal – Watch video
WOW! This jumbo in Madhya Pradesh takes 'pann' after a sumptuous meal – Watch video

This video shows an elephant eating 'paan' in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar town.

11 killed, 22 hurt as tractor overturns in MP

As the tractor overturned, the passengers got trapped under it leading to the death of 11 of them.

Madhya Pradesh: Mother lays dead by tracks in Madhya Pradesh, child tries to breastfeed - Watch
Madhya Pradesh: Mother lays dead by tracks in Madhya Pradesh, child tries to breastfeed - Watch

People in Damoh, around 250 km from Bhopal, found the woman's body on Wednesday morning.

Madhya Pradesh: Six killed as bus carrying pilgrims turns turtle
Madhya Pradesh: Six killed as bus carrying pilgrims turns turtle

In a tragic incident, at least six pilgrims were killed and 28 others injured when a bus carrying them turned turtle in Dindori district in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

Madhya Pradesh: Lizard found in mid-day meal, eight children fall sick
Madhya Pradesh: Lizard found in mid-day meal, eight children fall sick

As many as eight children fell sick on Saturday and were rushed to the hospital after consuming a mid-day meal in which a lizard was found.