Madhya Pradesh News

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.

Christian association meets state BJP chief over attacks in MP

Alarmed by attacks on the Christian community and its places of worship in Madhya Pradesh in the last one year, a delegation of Rashtriya Isai Mahasangh (RIM) on Wednesday met state BJP chief Nandkumar Singh Chauhan here and sought his help to prevent such incidents.

MP Vyapam scam: ED attahes Rs 3 cr assets of main accused

The Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth over Rs 3 crore of an alleged mastermind of the 'Vyapam' scam in connection with its money laundering probe in the case.

Invitation card printers asked to prevent child marriages

In a bid to check child marriage in the state, the Madhya Pradesh government has asked printing press owners to mention on wedding card invitations that the couple getting married is of marriageable age, after verifying it.

Sand mafia rules the roost in Madhya Pradesh: Jyotiraditya Scindia

In the wake of the killing of a police constable allegedly by sand mafia in Madhya Pradesh, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said the state BJP government has failed to rein in such elements and claimed that there is a strong nexus between leaders and sand mafia.

MP govt to set up department to address concerns of NRIs

Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to set up a department to address the concerns of NRIs.

Curfew relaxed for four hours in Madhya Pradesh town

The curfew imposed on a town in Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh after communal violence last week was relaxed for four hours on Tuesday, police said.

MP CM announces SIT probe into killing of constable by sand mafia
MP CM announces SIT probe into killing of constable by sand mafia

The Madhya Pradesh government on Monday decided to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged killing of a police constable by the sand mining mafia.

Madhya Pradesh villagers perform body piercing ritual to cure chicken pox

Villagers in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh participated in an annual tradition of body piercing on the occasion of `Hanuman Jayanti`, which they believe helps cure chicken pox.

Shivraj Chouhan assures strict punishment after constable killed in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said strict action will be taken against those responsible for the death of a head constable in the Morena district of Madhya Pradesh.

Police constable run over by illegal sand mafia truck in MP's Morena
Police constable run over by illegal sand mafia truck in MP's Morena

In another atrocious act by sand mining mafia, a police constable was run over by a truck as he tried to intercept the van full of illegal sand in Madhya Pradesh's Morena.

45 arrested over clash in MP town, curfew continues

At least 45 people were arrested in connection with a clash during the Hanuman Jayanti Hindu festival in a town in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch district while curfew remained in force as a precautionary measure, police said.

Clerk caught taking Rs 10,000 bribe in Ujjain

A 37-year-old clerk of Ujjain Development Authority (UDA) was on Saturday caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a person by Lokayukta police, an official of state's anti-graft agency said.

Ten injured in violence during Hanuman Jayanti procession

At least 10 people suffered injuries in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch district when some micreants pelted stones at a religious procession being taken out on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti.

Woman `punishes` her in-laws by peeing in their tea for a year!
Woman `punishes` her in-laws by peeing in their tea for a year!

In a weird and screwy incident, a woman was found urinating in her in-laws' cups of tea in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.