Madhya Pradesh News

Parents get 5-yr sentence for abandoning newborn girl in MP

A local court has awarded five years imprisonment each to the parents of a newborn girl whom they had abandoned a day after her birth.

12 convicted in EPFO fraud case

Twelve persons, including five employees of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), were convicted by a special CBI court here for fraudulently settling 11 PF claims amounting to Rs 44,74,895 by forging documents.

Vyapam scam: Digvijay Singh challenging authority of High Court, claims BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Digvijay Singh's move to file a petition, seeking a Supreme Court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Vyapam scam, and claimed that the former chief minister was challenging the authority of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Father of dead Vyapam scam accused seeks CBI probe of death

As the body of Narendra Singh Tomar, an accused in the high-profile MPPEB scam (popularly known as Vyapam scam), was on Tuesday cremated, his father demanded a CBI probe of the death.

Digvijay Singh moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Vyapam scam
Digvijay Singh moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Vyapam scam

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday filed a petition seeking Supreme Court monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the mysterious Vyapam scam.

Powerful people involved in Vyapam scam, alleges Congress

The Congress party on Tuesday said that powerful people were involved in the rising number of deaths of persons associated with the Vyapam scam and demanded that the Supreme Court must look into the matter.

Vyapam scam: Veterinary student found dead under mysterious circumstances

Veterinary student Amit Sagar, an accused in the Vyapam scam, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Sheopur district on Madhya Pradesh.

BJP leads in Madhya Pradesh bypoll

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Chander Singh Sisodia was on Tuesday leading by 4,352 votes against Congress' Subhash Sojatia in Madhya Pradesh's Garoth Assembly constituency bypoll.

MP bypoll: BJP retains Garoth seat with trimmed winning margin

BJP on Tuesday retained Garoth Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district albeit with a reduced margin as compared to the 2013 elections.

CBI must probe mysterious deaths in Vyapam case: Whistleblower

The CBI must probe the deaths of accused and witnesses under mysterious circumstances in Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam, says the man who exposed the massive admission and recruitment scandal.

Vyapam scam: KTS Tulsi demands impartial probe

Supreme Court advocate KTS Tulsi on Monday alleged that the rising number of deaths associated with the Vyapam scam is an attempt to save Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and demanded that an impartial probe should be conducted to get to the truth of the matter.

Trinamool MP Tapas Paul gets bail in hate speech case

Actor turned Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul was on Monday granted bail by a West Bengal court in a case over his alleged inflammatory remarks.

Congress finds BJP complicit in Vyapam scam deaths

 The Congress on Monday linked the rising number of deaths associated with the Vyapam scam to the BJP Government at the Centre and in Madhya Pradesh, calling for a CBI inquiry to ensure a fair investigation into the case.

Vyapam scam deaths: MP Home Minister dismisses call for CBI enquiry
Vyapam scam deaths: MP Home Minister dismisses call for CBI enquiry

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babu Lal Gaur on Monday rejected calls for a CBI probe into the deaths of those allegedly involved in the high-profile Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB or Vyapam) scam a day after two more accused in the case were found dead under mysterious circumstances.

BJP MLA Kallusingh Thakur escapes unhurt after being shot at

 BJP MLA from Dharmpuri constituency in the district, Kallusingh Thakur escaped unhurt after he was allegedly shot at by four men under the Mandu police station limits, a police official said here on Sunday.

MPPEB scam turns murkier, two more accused found dead
MPPEB scam turns murkier, two more accused found dead

Two more accused in the high-profile Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam died in the past 24 hours at Gwalior and Indore, adding another murky dimension to the massive scandal in which several politicians and bureaucrats are allegedly involved.

Over 71 percent voting in MP by-poll

Over 71 percent people participated in the Garoth assembly constituency by-poll which was held peacefully in Madhya Pradesh`s Mandsaur district on Saturday, an election official said.

Audio tape row: Congress asks EC to punish Chouhan as per laws
Audio tape row: Congress asks EC to punish Chouhan as per laws

The Congress party on Saturday demanded that the Election Commission should take notice of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan`s alleged audio tape and punish him as per the laws of the land.

16 children fall ill after eating contaminated porridge

Sixteen children fell ill after eating contaminated porridge at a childcare (anganwadi) centre here on Friday.

In trouble over alleged audio tape, Shivraj Singh Chouhan evades media
In trouble over alleged audio tape, Shivraj Singh Chouhan evades media

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday refused to comment over his alleged audio tape.

Debt-ridden school headmaster commits suicide in Morena

 A government school headmaster allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his licensed gun after moneylenders began troubling him to return the money that he had borrowed from them, police said today.

MP journalists demand CBI probe into scribe murder case

An organisation of journalists here demanded that the state government must hand over to CBI the probe into local scribe Sandeep Kothari's murder.

PM Modi condoles demise of Dileep Singh Bhuria

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed grief at the passing away of BJP MP Dileep Singh Bhuria, saying his thoughts are with the deceased's family.

BJP MP Dileep Singh Bhuria passes away

Senior BJP leader and Lok Sabha MP from Ratlam-Jhabua seat in Madhya Pradesh, Dileep Singh Bhuria passed away Wednesday at a hospital in Gurgaon after a brief illness.

MPPEB scam: HC summons STF chief

The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday summoned the police's special task force (STF) chief Sudhir Sahi on June 26 to give an explanation on certain issues in the progress report of Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam probe.

Unique initiative to free villages from open defecation

In a unique initiative, Harda district administration has offered 25 paise more for a litre of milk, if villages from which it is sourced, are free from open defecation.

MP: Woman gets life imprisonment in murder case

A session court here awarded life imprisonment to a woman for killing her sister-in-law and slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 against her.

Manipur journalists condemn killing of scribe in MP

The apex body of Manipur scribes, All Manipur Working Journalists' Union (AMWJU), has strongly condemned the brutal killing of journalist Sandeep Kothari in Madhya Pradesh.

Sohrabuddin's brother, 4 others held for trying to grab land

Five persons, including Riyazuddin, brother of Sohrabuddin Sheikh who was killed in a fake encounter in Gujarat, have been arrested for allegedly trying to grab land by forging papers at a village here, police said on Tuesday.

Congress attacks UP, MP govts over killings of journalists

 Congress today attacked the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh over the killings of journalists saying it was concerned over the way freedom of the press was being suppressed.