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Addl District Magistrate creates controversy, terms Bhopal gas tragedy anniversary as ''celebrations''
Addl District Magistrate creates controversy, terms Bhopal gas tragedy anniversary as ''celebrations''

Additional District Magistrate Ratnakar Jha on Saturday stoked a controversy by making irresponsible comments while referring to the Bhopal gas tragedy anniversary.

BJP's women wing leader Jamila Khan shot dead by unknown assailants in Bhopal
BJP's women wing leader Jamila Khan shot dead by unknown assailants in Bhopal

In a shocking incident, BJP women's wing leader Jamila Khan died after being shot by unknown assailants on Wednesday.

School bus overturns in Madhya Pradesh's Chhattarpur, 17 children wounded

Seventeen children were injured, six of them seriously, when their school bus overturned near Muderi village in the district today, police said.

Suspected SIMI activists killed in Bhopal encounter hailed as 'martyrs'
Suspected SIMI activists killed in Bhopal encounter hailed as 'martyrs'

Banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) operatives, who were killed in an alleged police encounter following a daring prison break in Bhopal earlier this month, have now been hailed as 'martyrs'.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: BJP leads in Shahdol, Nepanagar

The counting of votes in Madhya Pradesh`s Shahdol parliamentary constituency and Nepanagar assembly constituency began amid tight security on Tuesday morning, an official said.

Indore-Patna Express derailed: Madhya Pradesh CM announces Rs 2 lakh each for victims from MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced a compensation of Rs two lakh to the family of each of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured hailing from the state, who were travelling by Indore-Patna Express, which derailed near Pukhraya in Kanpur dehat district in the wee hours today.

By-polls in MP: 62.71% voting in Shahdol, 71.25% in Nepanagar

The by-polls at the two places, both reserved for Scheduled Tribes category, assume significance as they were held after the Centre's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Madhya Pradesh bypolls first litmus test for BJP after Centre's demonetisation move
Madhya Pradesh bypolls first litmus test for BJP after Centre's demonetisation move

As campaigning ends today for the November 19 by-elections to the Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly seats, ruling BJP will face its first litmus test since demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.

Army jawan found dead with gunshot wound in MP's Sagar

A 34-year-old Military Police (MP) jawan was on Wednesday found dead with gunshot wound on his head, at the guard room in his office in Cantonment area here, police said.

Police seize car carrying suitcases of banned 1,000 notes worth Rs 4 crore in MP

Police seized scrapped Rs 1,000 currency notes amounting to Rs four crore from a car during a search in Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur district, an official said on Saturday.

CISF to do security audit of MP jails

The Madhya Pradesh government has requested the CISF to do a security and fire audit of jails and sub-jails in the state, an official said on Friday.

MP govt requests CISF to conduct security and fire audit of jails, sub-jails
MP govt requests CISF to conduct security and fire audit of jails, sub-jails

The CISF has considered the proposal and constituted a Board of Officers for undertaking security and fire consultancy for central jails in the state.

SIMI jail break: CISF to audit all prisons in Madhya Pradesh

The CISF will conduct a security and fire audit of all jails in Madhya Pradesh in the wake of eight SIMI operatives pulling off a daring jailbreak in Bhopal recently.

Lawless Uttar Pradesh! Lady constables raped; police officer, 2 others booked
Lawless Uttar Pradesh! Lady constables raped; police officer, 2 others booked

A case has been registered against three persons including a police officer for allegedly raping two lady police constables in separate incidents here.

Bhopal jailbreak: Judicial probe report will answer all questions, says DGP
Bhopal jailbreak: Judicial probe report will answer all questions, says DGP

"The government issued order for a judicial probe into the incident. Its report will bring forth the answers to your questions," the official said. 

MP police's apathy? Teacher who was stripped, forced to lick shoes in custody, commits suicide
MP police's apathy? Teacher who was stripped, forced to lick shoes in custody, commits suicide

A Madhya Pradesh primary school teacher committed suicide after being subjected to humiliation in police custody.

Vyapam scam: CBI carries out searches at five places in MP

The CBI today carried out searches at five places here, including premises of a private medical college, in connection with its probe in the Vyapam recruitment scam.

Bhopal jail break: DG prisons ignored demand for special security; guards were deputed on VVIP duty, claim reports
Bhopal jail break: DG prisons ignored demand for special security; guards were deputed on VVIP duty, claim reports

In a major embarrassment to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, media reports on Friday claimed that a large number of prison guards were deputed to protect ex-ministers and senior government officials instead of doing their duty at the high security Bhopal Central Jail.  

'Kill them all' – Bhopal cops heard saying in new audio clip; MP govt orders judicial probe into SIMI members' encounter
'Kill them all' – Bhopal cops heard saying in new audio clip; MP govt orders judicial probe into SIMI members' encounter

The new audio clip is the recorded conversation between the cops who were on the ground and their bosses in the police control room on the day Bhopal encounter of eight SIMI members took place.

Vyapam: CBI files charge sheet against three in Gwalior court

The supplementary charge sheet was filed before a court in Gwalior against a solver, identified as Dilip Kumar Pathak, candidate Deshraj Singh and alleged middleman Suresh Jat.

PIL seeks judicial probe into encounter of SIMI activists

"The action of the authorities amounts to violation of human rights and it is an abuse of process of law," the petition said.

Bhopal encounter: Now, AMU students' union demands probe into killing of eight SIMI members
Bhopal encounter: Now, AMU students' union demands probe into killing of eight SIMI members

Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) students' union staged a demonstration against the killing of eight SIMI activists after a jail break in Bhopal and demanded a judicial probe into the matter.

Bhopal encounter: SIMI activists died due to multiple entry, exit wounds mainly above waist, states post-mortem report
Bhopal encounter: SIMI activists died due to multiple entry, exit wounds mainly above waist, states post-mortem report

The post-mortem report of the eight SIMI terrorists, who were gunned down hours after they escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail earlier on Monday, stated there were multiple entry and exit wounds and that majority of the wounds were above waist.

Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav seek probe into Bhopal jailbreak, SIMI terrorists' encounter
Nitish Kumar, Lalu Yadav seek probe into Bhopal jailbreak, SIMI terrorists' encounter

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday favoured an independent probe into the Bhopal jail break by SIMI activists and their subsequent killing by the police for "clarity" on what had happened.

Bhopal encounter: SIMI men died due to gunshot injuries, wounds mainly above waist, says post-mortem report
Bhopal encounter: SIMI men died due to gunshot injuries, wounds mainly above waist, says post-mortem report

The eight SIMI activists were killed on Monday on the Bhopal outskirts after police claimed they escaped from the prison by killing a police guard with a spoon and plates.

SIMI terrorists' encounter: NHRC issues notices to MP's top bureaucrats, senior cops
SIMI terrorists' encounter: NHRC issues notices to MP's top bureaucrats, senior cops

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notices to the Madhya Pradesh government and state police over killing of eight SIMI terrorists who had escaped from Bhopal's Khandwa jail.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan had concerns over security at Bhopal jail

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan may have had some concerns over the security at the Central Jail in Bhopal, from where eight SIMI activists escaped and were killed in an alleged encounter yesterday.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan slams dirty politics over killing of dreaded SIMI terrorists

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday slammed the "dirty politics" being played over the killing of eight SIMI operatives by police.

Madhya Pradesh: Families of killed SIMI men to move HC seeking CBI probe

A day after eight SIMI activists were killed in an alleged police encounter following a daring prison break here, their families have decided to approach the Madhya Pradesh High Court seeking a CBI probe into what they dubbed as "cold-blooded murders".

Encounter of SIMI activists: Mayawati demands judicial probe

Eight SIMI activists were killed in an alleged encounter with police on the outskirts of Bhopal.