Madhya Pradesh News

Rahul Gandhi visits Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow, pays tribute to Dalit icon
Rahul Gandhi visits Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow, pays tribute to Dalit icon

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has been taking on the BJP-led NDA government over various issues recently, on Tuesday visited Dr BR Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow and paid tributes to the Dalit icon by garlanding his statue.

Rahul Gandhi to be in Ambedkar's birth place on Tuesday

Continuing his campaign of reaching out to less privileged sections, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Mhow on Tuesday, the birthplace of Dr B R Ambedkar around whose work and ideology struggles of the suppressed classes are centred.

40-year-old tribal woman gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh

In a shocking incident, a 40-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped and tortured by six men in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh.

Doctor arrested by MP STF in connection with Vyapam scam

 Madhya Pradesh police has arrested a local doctor here in connection with the multi- crore Vyapam scam, police said on Saturday.

MP minister raids petrol pump, seizes 72,000 litre kerosene

 Madhya Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Minister Vijay Shah on Friday conducted a surprise check at a petrol refilling station in the Sanawad area here and seized 72,000 litres of white kerosene, allegedly used to adulterate the fuel.

Over 30 accused involved in MPPEB scam no more: SIT

More than 30 accused wanted in connection with the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam have died since the probe began in 2012, said chairman of the special team monitoring the investigation in the scandal that has rattled BJP government in the state.

Rain brings relief in Madhya Pradesh

 Intermittent drizzle and strong winds overnight brought welcome relief to Bhopal and other places in Madhya Pradesh which had been reeling under blistering heat wave conditions, the Met office here said on Thursday promising further rain accompanied by thunder in the next 24 hours.

The story of 14-year-old Santram – Bonded labour since 2009 in Madhya Pradesh

A heart-rending incident has come to limelight in Madhya Pradesh, where a fourteen-year-old boy has been found to be working as a bonded labour in Harda district.

Maharashtra Board HSC Class 12th results to be announced on May 27 at 1 pm

The Maharashtra Board HSC Class 12th results will be announced by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) on 27th May (Wednesday) at around 1 pm.

Railways, MP govt to form company to enhance services: Prabhu

Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said that Railways and MP government will join hands to form country's first company to enhance railway services in the state.

Digvijaya Singh dubs Modi-led central government 'UPA-3'

Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Monday described Narendra Modi-led NDA government as "UPA-3", saying that BJP has virtually embraced policies of the previous government.

Rahul to visit BR Ambedkar's birthplace in Mhow on June 2

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who has been aggressively raising the cause of farmers, will visit the birthplace of Dalit icon BR Ambedkar at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh on June 2.

Dalits in MP village not allowed to use public borewell

Dalit residents of Ghatwani village in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh -- some 400 km from Bhopal -- have alleged that they are not allowed to use a public borewell and have to drink dirty water of a disused well.

CPI (Maoist) North Gadchiroli Committee member arrested

 A CPI (Maoist) North Gadchiroli Divisional Committee member, wanted in around 200 criminal cases, was arrested from the jungle of the Songudda area in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, close to Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh.

Jilted lover hurls acid on woman in Bhopal; kills himself on spot

A 25-year-old woman was on Friday attacked with acid by her jilted lover, who subsequently killed himself in remorse on the spot near Sai Baba temple under the Ashoka Garden police station limits, police said.

Man throws acid on woman, kills himself in Bhopal

A 45-year-old man on Friday threw acid on a woman and later committed suicide here, police said. The woman suffered severe burn injuries in the incident.

Govt wants to rename MPPEB after scam dent

Under fire over the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) being rattled by scams, the state government wants to rename it.

Tripartite meet on Bansagar dam water fails to make headway

A tripartite meeting convened by the Centre to resolve disputes between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh governments over release of water from Bansagar dam on Thursday failed to make headway as several outstanding issues could not be sorted out.

Two men get 10 years jail for gangraping minor

 A local court on Wednesday awarded 10 years of rigorous imprisonment to two persons for gangraping a 16-year-old girl in 2003.

Uma Bharti meets UP, MP CMs on Bansagar Dam issue

Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti met the chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday to discuss the issue of supply of water to Uttar Pradesh from the Bansagar Dam in Madhya Pradesh.

Centre calls meeting of UP, MP CMs to resolve water issue

In a bid to resolve the dispute between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh over releasing water from Bansagar Dam, the Centre has convened a meeting of the chief ministers of the two states here on Thursday.

MP govt to institute award in name of nurse Aruna Shanbaug

Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday announced an award of Rs one lakh in the name of Aruna Shanbaug, the nurse who was raped and gagged with a dog chain that left her in a coma for 42 years.

Three killed, 9 injured in road accident in Madhya Pradesh

Three persons, including an elderly woman, were today killed and nine others injured when the SUV carrying them rammed into a stationary truck near here, police said.

MP minister Babulal Gaur wanted to teach Russian woman how to remove dhoti
MP minister Babulal Gaur wanted to teach Russian woman how to remove dhoti

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur is in the news again. And this time too, for the wrong reason.

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack in MP, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

Social security schemes: MP CM begins enrolment

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday began enrolment in the state for three social security schemes launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by presenting insurance certificates to his staff and their family members.

Tribal couple killed, 3 kids injured after being run over by car in MP

A tribal couple was killed and their three children seriously injured after they were mowed down by a vehicle driven by an inebriated youth here, police said.

Illegal miners attempt to crush police official under excavator in MP

A police official in Madhya Pradesh`s Rewa district suffered injuries on his legs and hands while trying to escape an attempt to crush him under an excavator (JCB) machine at an illegal mining site.

Vishwa Hindi Sammelan to be held on September 10-12 in Bhopal

 Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday announced the dates for the tenth edition of international Hindi conference, to be held on September 10-12 in Bhopal.