Madhya Pradesh

MPPEB scam: Three officials dismissed from service

Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) on Wednesday dismissed from service three officials who were arrested for their alleged role in the selection/recruitment scandal that has taken the state by storm.

MP could soon be country's ideal state: Goyal

Madhya Pradesh could emerge as an ideal state because of its growth in sectors like energy, agriculture and IT, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said Tuesday.

PM Modi's presence at Global Investors' Summit to help attract investment: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Describing Narendra Modi as a "global leader", Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said that his state would be able to attract investment due to the Prime Minister's presence at the Global Investors' Summit (GIS) inaugural ceremony here.

Surendra Singh appointed new DGP of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh government on Monday appointed 1980-batch IPS officer Surendra Singh as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of the state.

Ten Navratri revellers killed in MP road mishap

Ten persons, including four boys, were killed and 15 injured, two of them seriously, when a vehicle ferrying people from a Navratri function collided with a truck on Indore-Icchapur Highway near Chhaigaon Makhan town in the wee hours on Monday, police said.

Panel to be constituted to study relevance of law, says MP CM

Taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said has said that a committee would be constituted to study laws which have no relevance on Sunday.

ASI, constable injured in firing by murder case accused in Bhopal

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and a constable were seriously injured when a murder case accused and his associate shot at them here.

Curfew imposed in MP's Ratlam after attack on Congress corporator

An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ratlam city of Madhya Pradesh after a woman corporator was shot at by an unidentified person near the municipal corporation building on Saturday, sparking off violence.

Defence lawyers not to get CD,DVDs related to Shehla murder case

The Special CBI court conducting trial in RTI activist, Shehla Masood murder case has accepted the prosecution's demand of not handing over copies of CDs, DVDs and other documents carrying 'intimate details' about the accused persons to defence lawyers.

Defence lawyers not to get CD,DVDs related to Shehla murder case

The Special CBI court conducting trial in RTI activist, Shehla Masood murder case has accepted the prosecution's demand of not handing over copies of CDs, DVDs and other documents carrying 'intimate details' about the accused persons to defence lawyers.

Four held for Rs 62 lakh ATM cash heist in Indore

Busting a conspiracy regarding loot of Rs 62 lakh allegedly involving men responsible for filling cash in ATM machines, police here have arrested four employees of an agency entrusted with the job.

Over 3,200 pilgrims will go for Haj from Madhya Pradesh this year

As many as 13 special flights will carry 3,250 pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh for annual Haj pilgrimage to Mecca.

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya 'chair' at Makhanlal University

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to establish Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya 'Chair' at Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication.

Investors' Summit will strengthen state's image: MP govt

The Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday said it is hopeful of strengthening its image as an industry-friendly state after the Global Investors' Summit (GIS) is held here from October 8-10.

Tattoo helps police nab killer of 30-yr-old man

Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the mystery behind the murder of a 30-year-old man with the help of a tattoo on his arm.

Three injured as students fire on another group in Morena

Three persons were injured here Wednesday when a group of students fired at another group following a scuffle, police said.

'Muslims must drink cow urine, sing Vande Mataram to enter Garba venue'

After BJP's Madhya Pradesh MLA Usha Thakur's controversial remarks, another BJP MLA from the state, Rameshwar Sharma, sparked off a fresh controversy by stating that Muslims should taste cow urine or panchgavya (a concoction made of five cow products, namely, milk, ghee, curd, urine and dung) if they want to enter Garba festival.

No objection to GST: Madhya Pradesh CM

 Madhya Pradesh has no objection to the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here today.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate MP Investors Summit on Oct 9

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on October 9 inaugurate Madhya Pradesh Global Investors Summit, aimed at showcasing state as major investment destination for overseas and domestic industrialists.

66 IPS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh

In a major reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 66 IPS officers, including three Additional Director Generals of Police, four zonal Inspector Generals, eight Deputy Inspector Generals and 18 Superintendents of Police posted in various districts.

Envoys of 11 nations to attend Global Investors Summit in MP

To attract major investment in Madhya Pradesh during next month's Global Investors Summit, the state government is making all efforts for participation of not just leading captains of the industry but also ambassadors and high commissioners of 11 countries.

Man held for raping 13-yr-old girl in MP

A man was arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl here, police said on Friday.

MP: MLA caught on camera wiping hands off ex-BJP MP's saree, calls it a prank

An Independent lawmaker Dinesh Rai in Madhya Pradesh has been caught on camera wiping his hands off the saree of a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Neeta Pateriya during an event recently.

CBI registers case against son of former MP CM

In a matter of embarrassment for the ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh, CBI has registered a case of cheating against the son of a former chief minister of the state, Kailash Chandra Joshi.

Surendra Singh likely to be next DGP of MP

Senior IPS officer Surendra Singh was on Thursday appointed as OSD at the Police Head Quarters, which paved his way to become the next Director General of Police of Madhya Pradesh.

No trace of dinosaur fossils stolen from MP museum

The rare fossils of dinosaur eggs stolen about 18 months back from a museum in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district are yet to be traced.

It's time Digvijay, Kamal Nath, Scindia pass reins to backwards in MP: Congress leader

Top rung Congressmen in Madhya Pradesh--Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia-- should hand over the reins to minorities and backward sections in the state in order to save the party from another embarrassment after the crushing defeat in Assembly and Lok Sabha polls, senior leader Aslam Sher Khan said here on Thursday.

15 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists arrested for attacking Ujjain university VC

The Ujjain Police on Wednesday arrested 15 activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal, in connection with the attack on the vice chancellor of a university here.

Two persons arrested in attack on VC over Kashmir floods appeal

Two persons were arrested on Tuesday in the attack on the office of Vikram University Vice Chancellor Jawaharal Kaul who was also manhandled by suspected workers of VHP and Bajrang Dal protesting his appeal in connection with the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir.

Rape accused awarded 8 years rigorous imprisonment in MP

A local court on Tuesday awarded eight years rigorous imprisonment to a man for raping a minor girl.