Madhya Pradesh News

Followers move out of Rampal's ashram in Madhya Pradesh

With arrest of controversial godman Rampal in Haryana two days back, his under-construction ashram here wore a deserted look as some of the followers left the place.

Bhopal gas tragedy: PIL seeks info on Warren Anderson's escape from India

A PIL filed before Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday sought a direction to the state government to disclose all the details of the alleged safe passage to Warren Anderson, the deceased CEO of now-defunct Union Carbide Corporation, in December 1984.

PIL seeks info on Warren Anderson's escape from India

A PIL filed before Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday sought a direction to the state government to disclose all the details of the alleged safe passage to Warren Anderson, the deceased CEO of now-defunct Union Carbide Corporation, in December 1984.

BJP government has reduced assistance to MP, alleges Congress

 Madhya Pradesh Congress President Arun Yadav said here today that the BJP-led central government has reduced financial assistance to the state, due to which MP's economic health has "worsened".

Bhopal gas victims wait for additional compensation

 The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy Thursday expressed the hope that the additional monetary compensation promised them by the chemicals and fertilizers ministry would be disbursed on time.

MPPEB scam: Retd judge, 2 others agree to monitor STF's probe

Retired high court judge Chandresh Bhushan and two others have given their consent to be members of SIT that will monitor the Special Task Force's ongoing probe into the multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) admission and recruitment scam.

Woman thrown out of moving train in MP after robbery

A woman in her late 20s was seriously injured on Wednesday after she was allegedly thrown out of a moving train near Karonda railway station, some 20 kilometres from Bina in Sagar district.

Indira Gandhi's statue unveiled at MPCC office

 A statue of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was on Wednesday unveiled in front of Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) office here on the occasion of her 97th birth anniversary.

Plane on training sortie crashes in Indore, 2 pilots injured

Two pilots were on Wednesday injured when an aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club on a training sortie crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in the city, an airport official said.

Newly built bridge collapses in Madhya Pradesh, two injured

A newly constructed bridge on Umri-Etawah road near the district headquarters allegedly collapsed on Wednesday when an overloaded sand truck was crossing it causing serious injuries to the driver and cleaner.

Plane on training sortie crashes in Indore, two injured

An aircraft of Madhya Pradesh Flying Club on training sortie crashed at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport here on Wednesday in which two persons were seriously injured, police said.

Minor raped in Indore, accused arrested

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth here, following which the accused has been arrested along with three of his friends who filmed the act, police said.

MP local body polls: Congress offers sops for women

Congress in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday promised to construct at least 25 modern toilets each in all metro cities of the state for women, if it wins the upcoming local body elections.

No 'Kiss of Love' protest in Bhopal

The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing, planned by some college students, was not held here on Sunday as police maintained a strict vigil to prevent any such event from happening.

Bhopal gas victims assured compensation, end fast

After being assured that their demands, including additional compensation, will be met, survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy ended their protest here, a statement said Saturday.

Heptullah to adopt village in Bhopal next week

Minorities Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah will adopt a village in Bhopal under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).

MPCC vice president resigns over local body poll ticket issue

Protesting the denial of party ticket to his supporter for the forthcoming local body polls in Madhya Pradesh, state Congress Committee's vice president Manak Agrawal has resigned from his post.

MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav hospitalised after breathing problems

Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has been admitted to a hospital here following breathing problems.

Madhya Pradesh Congress vice-president quits post

Madhya Pradesh Congress vice-president Manak Agarwal has quit his post following differences with the party over ticket distribution for the forthcoming civic polls in the state.

MP HC appoints members of SIT for monitoring MPPEB scam probe

 The Madhya Pradesh High Court today named three members of the special investigation team (SIT) which will monitor the probe into the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) admission/recruitment scam.

Man kills wife, daughter over property dispute in MP

 A man allegedly killed his wife and daughter after hitting them with sharp-edged stones over a property dispute at Dhanora near here, police said today.

Six injured in stampede at Army recruitment rally

At least six persons were on Wednesday injured in a stampede following violence by candidates after cancellation of an Army recruitment rally here, police said.

Congressmen brawl in party office over local body poll tickets

Congressmen seeking tickets for the forthcoming local body elections in Madhya Pradesh entered into a brawl on Tuesday at the State Congress Office forcing the police to intervene.

Fine of Rs 14 lakh slapped against food adulterators in MP

Two persons were slapped with a fine of Rs 14 lakh for allegedly selling adulterated milk products during Diwali festival in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district.

Bhopal gas victims to begin indefinite fast Monday

Almost 30 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, several survivors of the world's worst industrial disasters will Monday commence an indefinite fast here, demanding additional compensation for all survivors and correction of data in the curative petition filed in the Supreme Court by the central government.

HC asks Pataudi family to submit evidence about land rights

Madhya Pradesh High Court has granted one week's time to the family of the late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to submit evidence regarding the claim that the land acquired for the VIP Road here belonged to them.

MP: Suspended cop surrenders in woman professor's suicide abetment case

Suspended police inspector Upmanyu Saxena, who was absconding after being charged with abetment to suicide of a woman professor, surrendered at a police station here.

Vyapam scam: Digvijay to request SC for CBI investigation under SIT

After the High Court ordered the setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to monitor the Vypam scam probe, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday said that he will request the Supreme Court to order a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry under the SIT.

Prohibitory orders remain in force in MP's Barwani area

Prohibitory orders imposed in the Barwani area of Madhya Pradesh (MP) on Monday night will reportedly remain in force as a precautionary measure.

Expelled Azam files defamation case against MPCC leaders

Expelled Congress leader Gufran-e-Azam has filed a defamation case against Madhya Pradesh Congress' chief spokesman KK Mishra and media incharge PK Pathak for allegedly defaming him.