Madhya Pradesh News

Nepal earthquake: MP govt declares Rs 5 cr help for victims

 Madhya Pradesh will contribute Rs 5 crore in the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund as an aid for people affected by a powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake which rocked Nepal and various parts of India.

Chouhan says no casualties or damage due to tremors in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said there were no reports of casualties or damage to property in the state due to the earthquake which hit several parts of the country and Nepal, but asked officials to be on alert to deal with possible aftershocks.

Tremor felt in several MP districts, Nagpur

Tremors of a high-intensity earthquake that shook east and north India, with its epicentre in Nepal, were felt at many districts in Madhya Pradesh and adjoining eastern Maharashtra.

MP STF records Digvijay Singh's statement on MPPEB scam

 The Madhya Pradesh STF on Thursday recorded AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh's statement in connection with the alleged role of Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan in MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

MP CM praises his minister for championing mass marriage

Patting his Cabinet Minister Gopal Bhargava, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he (minister) has set an example by marrying off his two children in a mass marriage here on Wednesday.

150 couples tie knot on occasion of Akshaya Tritiya in Bhopal

At least 150 couples recited wedding vows at a mass marriage here on Tuesday on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya.

Madhya Pradesh water protest continues for 11th day

With the agitation against raising Omkareshwar dam water level here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the 11th day on Tuesday, the condition of protestors who are squatting in the river has worsened.

Kejriwal writes to MP CM on issues of Omkareshwar dam oustees

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan requesting him to look into the demands of the people affected by Omkareshwar dam project in Khandwa district and resolve the issues pertaining to their rehabilitation.

MP CM to pay obeisance at Lord Parshuram's temple

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will tomorrow pay obeisance at Janapav, the birth place of Lord Parashuram, about 40 kms from here.

Man kills mother for scolding his wife in MP

A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his mother on Monday after she scolded his wife for not doing domestic work properly, police said.

Madhya Pradesh farmers stand in water for the ninth day protesting delay in relief

Farmers demonstrating against delay in compensation in Madhya Pradesh continued their agitation as they stood in water fighting poor health for the ninth day in a row.

MP officials asked to keep check on child marriages

Police and administration have been asked to keep a check on child marriages after a disturbing trend in which more under-aged boys were entering into wedlock as compared to girls in Madhya Pradesh was noticed.

Nine-day-old water protest in Khandwa continues

With the agitation against the raising of the water-level in Omkareshwar dam here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the ninth day on Sunday, the condition of protestors highlighting their plaint by squatting in the river worsened.

Madhya Pradesh minister to wed off children in mass marriage function

In a bid to discourage the practice of lavish weddings, Madhya Pradesh minister Gopal Bhargava will hold nuptial ceremonies of his two children at a mass marriage function near here.

Chartered plane makes emergency landing in Bhopal

A Shanghai-bound chartered plane with two passengers on board, made an emergency landing at the Raja Bhoj airport in the city on Saturday evening following a technical snag in the aircraft's engine, an official said.

Debt-ridden farmer ends live in Madhya Pradesh

A debt-ridden farmer, whose crops were damaged in hailstorm and unseasonal rains on Saturday allegedly committed suicide here.

RTO officer arrested in MP, cash found in car

The acting regional transport officer (RTO) of Balaghat and Mandla districts Ram Das Dakshya was on Saturday arrested and more than Rs 15.55 lakh in cash and seven mobile phones were seized from his private car.

Ten percent hike in electricity tariff in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (MPERC) has allowed an average 10 per cent hike in power tariff for all categories, including the domestic consumers.

Vyapam scam: Madhya Pradesh HC stays FIR against Governor

The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday, in an interim order, stayed the FIR filed against state Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by Special Task Force (STF) in connection with a recruitment scam.

Vyapam scam: HC stays arrest of MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav

The Madhya Pradesh High Court, Friday, stayed the arrest of Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in connection with the Vyapam scam.

Five of a family injured as relative sets house on fire in MP

 Five members of a family here were caught in a blaze after their house was allegedly set on fire by one of their relatives and his friends, police said on Thursday.

Uma Bharti gets clean chit in case related to disrespecting tricolour

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti was on Thursday discharged by a local court in a ten-year-old case in which she was accused of disrespecting the national flag during her Tiranga Yatra at Hubli.

Kejriwal wanted to 'sacrifice' Anna Hazare, claims Swami Agnivesh
Kejriwal wanted to 'sacrifice' Anna Hazare, claims Swami Agnivesh

At a time when the Aam Admi Party (AAP) is facing infighting and rebellion from senior party members, social activist Swami Agnivesh has made a scathing attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and claimed that the former RTI activist wanted his 'mentor' Anna Hazare to die during his anti-corruption movement in Delhi in 2011.

Ambedkar's birth place Mhow celebrates his 124th anniversary

The 124th birth anniversary of Babasaheb BR Ambedkar, the principal architect of the Indian Constitution, was celebrated on Tuesday with great enthusiasm at his birth place Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.

AAP joins 'jal satyagraha' launched by Omkareshwar dam oustees

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today joined the 'jal satyagraha', jointly launched by people affected by Omkareshwar dam project and Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activists at Ghogalgaon village in the district.

Snag-hit Jet flight makes emergency landing in Khajuraho, passengers safe

A Jet Airways plane, with 67 passengers and crew onboard, had to make emergency landing at the airport here due to some technical problem with the aircraft's landing gear, police said.

Truck knocks down two brothers in MP

Two brothers were killed when their motorcycle was hit by a speeding truck near Sarangpur town, 85 kms from the district headquarters on Agra-Mumbai national highway, police said on Monday.

Omkareshwar dam-affected villagers protest in water

A group of 50 people in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district have launched a 'Jal Satyagrah' or protest in water to oppose the government's decision to raise the water level in Omkareshwar dam on Narmada river.

Five people die after falling into soya plant tank

Three labourers and two security guards died here on Thursday after they fell into a tank at a soya plant in Jamunia Kalan village near here.

Jaitley bats for MP CM, says his credibility unquestionable

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is under siege from opposition Congress over examination and recruitment board (MPPEB) scam, got a strong backing from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who hailed him for his "unblemished" credibility.