Madhya Pradesh News

Madhya Pradesh IAS officer transferred for 'praising' Nehru on Facebook? Congress to stage protests
Madhya Pradesh IAS officer transferred for 'praising' Nehru on Facebook? Congress to stage protests

IAS officer Ajay Singh Gangwar's transfer order came on Thursday after his post went viral.

As Kumbh draws to a close, devotees throng Kshipra for 'shahi snan'
As Kumbh draws to a close, devotees throng Kshipra for 'shahi snan'

 A sea of humanity, some drawn from abroad, braving the sultry weather today flooded the banks of Kshipra river for the ongoing third and last 'shahi snan' (royal bath) of the Simhastha-Kumbh Mela, marking the end of the month-long festival.

Malegaon ​blasts case: I am not a criminal, will be acquitted, says Sadhvi Pragya Thakur
Malegaon ​blasts case: I am not a criminal, will be acquitted, says Sadhvi Pragya Thakur

 Sadhvi Pragya Thakur said on Wednesday that she was not a criminal and would be acquitted.

Sadhvi Pragya on fast for permission to visit Simhasth Kumbh, health worsens
Sadhvi Pragya on fast for permission to visit Simhasth Kumbh, health worsens

Sadhvi Pragya began an indefinite hunger strike last Monday to press her demand that she be allowed to take a dip in Shipra river at Ujjain during the ongoing Simhasth Kumbh.

Madhya Pradesh's Tantya Tope Nagar to be developed under Smart City Project, clarifies Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The decision comes a day after the residents of Shivaji Nagar had protested against developing Smart City in Shivaji Nagar and Tulsi Nagar.

Lets look within and see how we can grow ourselves: PM Modi at Vaichaarik Mahakumbh
Lets look within and see how we can grow ourselves: PM Modi at Vaichaarik Mahakumbh

The PM was accompanied by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra at the event. 

120 deaths in 110 days: Know about 'suicide village' of Madhya Pradesh here – Watch
120 deaths in 110 days: Know about 'suicide village' of Madhya Pradesh here – Watch

Have you ever heard about a village in India which has witnessed huge number of suicides in the recent past? In the district of Khargone in Madhya Pradesh state, 120 suicides were reported in 110 days.

Eunuchs booked for throwing coins in Kumbh procession
Eunuchs booked for throwing coins in Kumbh procession

For the first time in the history of Kumbh, eunuchs have set up their 'akhara' and anointed their rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi as their spiritual head, drawing ire of 'All India Akhara Parishad'.

'Sadhus' clash at Simhastha Kumbh mela; many injured, 2 held

Six 'sadhus' were Thursday injured when a fight broke out among them over an election for different posts in their Akhara during the ongoing 'Simhastha Kumbh' here, police said.

Simhasth Kumbh: Sadhus open fire during Avahan Akhara elections, 4 injured

On a day when 'Vichaar Mahakumbh' is set to begin at the Simhasth Kumbh, a group of sadhus opened fire during the election process at Avahan Akhara.

MP HSSC 12th Bard Exam Result 2016: MPBSE to announce result on www.mpbse.nic.in
MP HSSC 12th Bard Exam Result 2016: MPBSE to announce result on www.mpbse.nic.in

The Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) is likely to declare the results of the Madhya Pradesh class 12 examination on May 14.

Amit Shah takes holy dip alongside Dalit sadhus at Kumbh
Amit Shah takes holy dip alongside Dalit sadhus at Kumbh

BJP president Amit Shah also had a 'Samrasta Bhoj' (social harmony feast) with Dalit sadhus.

Amit Shah to take dip with Dalit sadhus at Kumbh today
Amit Shah to take dip with Dalit sadhus at Kumbh today

BJP national president Amit Shah will go ahead with his plan to take a holy dip, named 'Samrasta Snan' (social harmony bath), with Dalit sadhus in the Shipra river on Wednesday during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Ujjain despite reservations from some quarters.

Amit Shah to take dip with Dalit sadhus at Kumbh on Wednesday
Amit Shah to take dip with Dalit sadhus at Kumbh on Wednesday

 BJP national president Amit Shah will go ahead with his plan to take a holy dip, named 'Samrasta Snan' (social harmony bath), with Dalit sadhus in the Shipra river on Wednesday during the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Ujjain despite reservations from some quarters.

PM Narendra Modi reviews drought situation in Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi is holding meetings with chief ministers of the drought-affected states to assess the specific requirements of each, and to focus attention on both immediate and long- term measures.

Simhasth Kumbh: Dust storm, heavy rains force evacuation of devotees from ghats of Shipra

A sudden dust storm followed by heavy rains forces the evacuation of thousands of devotees from the ghats of Shipra River on Monday afternoon.

Assembly bypoll: BJP fields Mangal Dhurve for Ghodadongri seat

Madhya Pradesh BJP today declared Mangal Singh Dhurve as its candidate for the Ghodadongri (ST) assembly by-poll scheduled to be held on May 30.

Without caring, there won't be a sense of community, CM Shivraj Chouhan shows the way - see pics
Without caring, there won't be a sense of community, CM Shivraj Chouhan shows the way - see pics

CM Shivraj Chouhan helps re-erect tents at Mangalnath Temple where strong winds had disintegrated pandals.

Simhasth Kumbh 2016: MP CM visits tent collapse victims, announces compensation
Simhasth Kumbh 2016: MP CM visits tent collapse victims, announces compensation

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday visited those who were injured after several tents collapsed yesterday due to strong winds and heavy rain at the ongoing Simhastha Kumbh Mela here- one of the largest Hindu religious congregations organised in an interval of every 12 years.

PM Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives at Kumbh Mela
PM Modi expresses anguish over loss of lives at Kumbh Mela

The rain made large parts of the Mela ground slushy, making the rescue operation difficult.

Simhastha Kumbh Mela in MP: Seven people killed, over 80 injured as tents collapse in thunderstorm
Simhastha Kumbh Mela in MP: Seven people killed, over 80 injured as tents collapse in thunderstorm

The month-long Simhastha Kumbh Mela began in Ujjain early on last Friday with the arrival of Juna Akhara for the royal bath on the banks of the Kshipra river.

MP: Kidnapped teenager rescued; four abductors held

A 14-year-old boy, who was kidnapped three days ago, was today rescued and four abductors arrested, a senior police officer said here.

Shivraj wants MPPSC to recruit class-IV employees on XII marks

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked the MP Public Service Commission to frame rules to recruit Class-IV employees directly on the basis of their marks in 12th standard.

'Lady Singham' made panchayat secretary do sit ups over corruption – Watch video
'Lady Singham' made panchayat secretary do sit ups over corruption – Watch video

Meet 'Lady Singham' who made a panchayat secretary in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh do sit-ups as punishment.

Vyapam scam: Main accused Ramesh Shivhare arrested by CBI, UP STF
Vyapam scam: Main accused Ramesh Shivhare arrested by CBI, UP STF

The joint team of CBI and UP Special Task Force on Wednesday arrested Ramesh Shivhare alias Chandra, one of the main accused in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam also known as Vyapam scam.

SC, ST promotions: Shivraj Singh-led government to move Supreme Court

Hours after the Madhya Pradesh High Court set aside the provision of reservations in promotion in the state government services, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government will move to the Supreme Court challenging the order.

Seer Trikal Bhavanta, who threatened to take 'samadhi' during Simhastha Kumbh, arrested
Seer Trikal Bhavanta, who threatened to take 'samadhi' during Simhastha Kumbh, arrested

A woman seer demanding equality with her male counterparts for undertaking 'shahi snan' (royal bath) and more facilities for her 'akhara' at the ongoing month-long Simhastha (Kumbh) mela here was arrested by the authorities an sent to jail.

This young MP cop is in trouble after his salary-hike letter to CM goes viral of Facebook
This young MP cop is in trouble after his salary-hike letter to CM goes viral of Facebook

The Madhya Pradesh Police has sought a reply from a young constable for writing a letter to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and demanding a pay hike so that he can live a respectable life. 

WATCH: When sadhus thrashed policemen during Kumbh Mela in Ujjain - Know why clash broke out
WATCH: When sadhus thrashed policemen during Kumbh Mela in Ujjain - Know why clash broke out

It was a rare scene as sadhus atttacked police officials during Simhastha Kumbh Mela in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain.