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Madhya Pradesh News

Five arrested in Indore with banned old currency worth Rs 70 lakh

Five persons have been arrested here with demonetised currency worth Rs 70.50 lakh, police said today.

Madhya Pradesh passes resolution granting 'living entity' status to Narmada

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly today passed a resolution giving "living entity" status to Narmada river, with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan informing the House that a bill prescribing "heavy punishment" to those harming the water body will be brought.

It is okay to beat up your husband with 'mogri' if he turns alcoholic, says MP minister
It is okay to beat up your husband with 'mogri' if he turns alcoholic, says MP minister

Brides can now apply 'mogri' or wooden bat on their husbands if they turn alcoholic. 'Mogri' or wooden bat, which is commonly used to beat clothes while washing to take dirt out of it, has now been gifted to newly wedded brides to apply on their alcoholic husbands.

Madhya Pradesh: ATM produces Rs 500 notes without Mahatma Gandhii's image
Madhya Pradesh: ATM produces Rs 500 notes without Mahatma Gandhii's image

A man hailing in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district received illegal tender when he withdrew money from an ATM.

Three held for firing at rival gang member from MP-Raj border

Police on Friday arrested three persons, who fired at a rival gang member in full public view, from the Madhya Pradesh-Rajasthan border.

Madhya Pradesh to build 20 lakh houses for poor: CM Chouhan

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said his government will build 20 lakh houses over the next two years for the urban and rural poor.

Govt plans to get foliage penetration radar for Naxal areas

The Centre plans to procure advanced aerial surveillance equipment, including foliage penetration radar, to monitor the activities of Naxals who operate in thick forests in Chhattisgarh and other areas, in the wake of the killing of 25 CRPF men.

Sukma attack an act of cowardice: Prakash Javadekar

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday condemned the killing of 25 CRPF personnel by Naxals in Chhattisgarh as an act of cowardice.

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.