Madhya Pradesh News

Yakub Memon woken up early, provided fresh clothes

Yakub Memon, 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict, was woken up at 3.30 am on Thursday, permitted a warm bath and provided a set of fresh clothes -- hours ahead of his scheduled hanging.

Rains, flood kill 54 in Madhya Pradesh

 At least 54 people have been killed in Madhya Pradesh since the monsoon hit the state on June 14, the revenue department has said, adding that the kin of the dead will get compensation of Rs.4 lakh each.

Kalam's life will be taught in schools: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A lesson on the life of late former president APJ Abdul Kalam will be taught in schools across Madhya Pradesh in a bid to make students ideal citizens in their life, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Tuesday.

Govt official held for taking bribe in Madhya Pradesh

A patwari (government officer) was caught red-handed for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 3,000 for regularising a marriage garden at Lahrauli village in the district.

CBI files 16th FIR in Vyapam case

The CBI on Monday registered the 16th FIR and another preliminary inquiry in connection with its ongoing probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

Vyapam scam whistle-blower's wife detained; he alleges harassment

Police here detained the wife of the Vyapam scam whistle-blower Prashant Pandey briefly and seized Rs 9.96 lakh cash from her alleging it to be 'hawala' money, with her husband calling it a witch-hunt.

Heavy rains cause flood like situation in Madhya Pradesh

A flood like situation has been prevailing in Vidisha, Raisen, Shajapur, Harda, Betul and Sehore districts of Madhya Pardesh, owing to incessant rainfall since Thursday.

Digvijay Singh is a born conspirator: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, under fire over the Vyapam scam, has described Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh as a "born conspirator" and alleged that Congressmen always hit below the belt.

When will CBI take over all Vyapam scam cases, asks SC

The Supreme Court Friday asked the CBI to inform it within a week the specific time frame by which it will "take over" entire investigation into the Vyapam scam cases so that the issue of monitoring can be decided.

Youth Congress holds protest over Vyapam, workers lathi charged

Over a dozen Youth Congress workers sustained minor injuries after police used force to stop them from marching towards Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence here over the Vyapam scam.

CBI registers FIR against former Controller of Exams Vyapam

CBI on Thursday registered an FIR against the then Controller of Examination, Vyapam, besides 37 others in connection with alleged illegalities committed in the Madhya Pradesh Junior Food Supplies Officer and Inspector, Weights and Measurements recruitment examination, 2012.

CBI registers 14th FIR in Vyapam case

The CBI on Thursday registered a fresh FIR and two preliminary inquiries in connection with its ongoing probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

Godhra carnage accused held in Madhya Pradesh

An accused in the 2002 Sabarmati Express train burning incident has been arrested from Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh by the Godhra Local Crime Branch (LCB).

Vyapam wanted to conduct exams at national level

After Madhya Pradesh, the Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal or Vyapam was mulling conducting examinations at the national level, an RTI query has revealed.

Brothers demand CBI probe into Sarla Mishra's death, allege Congress link

As the Shivraj Singh Chauhan government faces heat over Vyapam scam, the mysterious death of Congress leader Sarla Mishra 18 years ago has led her two brothers on Thursday to demand a CBI probe alleging it was a political murder when Digvijay Singh was the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

Vyapam scam: Roll numbers of 700 changed

The roll numbers of 700 candidates in the 2012 Madhya Pradesh Pre-Medical Test were changed by a gang that guaranteed success in the competitive examination, documents reveal.

MP NGO to create awareness about Vyapam scam

A leading NGO Thursday launched a signature campaign in Madhya Pradesh to create awareness about the Vyapam scam, saying that the admissions and recruitment fraud was not just a political issue.

Either save our lives or allow us to die: Vyapam accused MBBS students appeal to President
Either save our lives or allow us to die: Vyapam accused MBBS students appeal to President

Five Gwalior-based students accused of clearing their Vyapam pre-medical entrance exam by cheating have made an emotional appeal to President Pranab Mukherjee urging him to either restore their self-esteem or allow them to end their lives, said reports on Thursday.

MP school book lists former Pak president Pervez Musharraf as a 'great personality'

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has been listed among 'great personalities' in a Class III book of a private school here.

Vyapam scam: CBI registers FIR against former MP Education Minister​, 51 others​
Vyapam scam: CBI registers FIR against former MP Education Minister​, 51 others​

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday registered 13th First Information Report (FIR) against 52 persons, including former MP Education Minister, in connection with the mysterious deaths related to the infamous Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. 

 

 

 

MP Assembly adjourned sine die after ruckus over Vyapam scam

The Monsoon Session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly was on Wednesday adjourned sine die, nine days ahead of its scheduled date, following ruckus over the high-profile Vyapam scam.

Shanta Kumar's concern on Vyapam scam unnecessary: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the concern expressed by senior BJP leader Shanta Kumar on the opposition's Vyapam scam allegations without knowing the reality was unnecessary.

CBI registers two more PEs in mysterious Vyapam deaths

The CBI has registered two more preliminary enquiries (PEs) in the mysterious deaths of suspected middlemen in the Vyapam scam, agency sources said on Tuesday.

Vyapam scam: BJP and Congress MLAs scuffle, MP House adjourned after ruckus

Ruling BJP and rival Congress MLAs were on Tuesday involved in a scuffle in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly premises during which the Leader of the Opposition was allegedly punched after pandemonium rocked the House over Vyapam scam.

Leader of Opposition in MP Assembly alleges he was hit by BJP MLAs

Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Satyadev Katare was on Tuesday admitted in a hospital after he complained of chest pain, alleging that it was the result of being punched by two BJP MLAs on the Assembly premises for raising the Vyapam issue in the House.

For the first time ever, flood waters enter sanctum-sanctorum of Ujjain's famed Mahakaleshwar temple

The sanctum-sanctorum of the Mahakaleshwar temple here, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country, was inundated following heavy rains since the last three days.

Water enters Mahakaleshwar temple after heavy rains

The sanctum-sanctorum of the Mahakaleshwar temple here, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country, was inundated following heavy rains since the last three days.

ACB raids premises of eight government officials

 Anti-Corruption Bureau today conducted surprise raids at the premises of eight government officials and allegedly unearthed disproportionate assets to the tune of several crores of rupees, a police official said here today.

6,000 people evacuated as rains continue to lash Madhya Pradesh
6,000 people evacuated as rains continue to lash Madhya Pradesh

Ten people died as heavy rains continued to lash western part of Madhya Pradesh following which around 6,000 people were evacuated from inundated areas on Monday.

MP government trying to scare me: Vyapam whistleblower

A key whistleblower in the Vyapam scam transferred from Indore to Dhar on Monday said he was being "targetted" by the Madhya Pradesh government.