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Madhya Pradesh News

Prime Minister to dedicate war memorial in Bhopal on Sept 14

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the war memorial in Bhopal to the country on October 14, and will also attend the former army men's convention to be held here on the same day, an official statement said on Thursday.

Lightning kills nine in Madhya Pradesh

Nine persons were killed after being struck by lightning in Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh which has been experiencing heavy rainfall, police said on Thursday.

Supreme Court cancels counselling for medical courses in Madhya Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all the counselling for undergraduate medical course in Madhya Pradesh and ordered the process be held anew.

SC cancels counselling and admissions to medical courses in Madhya Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all counselling and admissions to undergraduate medical courses to both government and private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh and ordered the process be held afresh through centralised counselling by the state government.

Ink thrown at Union minister Nadda in Bhopal's AIIMS amid protest
Ink thrown at Union minister Nadda in Bhopal's AIIMS amid protest

An official of AIIMS Bhopal, on the condition of anonymity, said it is so far not known who threw the ink.

AIIMS Bhopal students throw ink at Union Minister JP Nadda
AIIMS Bhopal students throw ink at Union Minister JP Nadda

Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Saturday faced an embarrassing situation, while visiting AIIMS Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh.

Inspired by ''Swachh Bharat'', MP siblings construct toilet by donating their scholarships

While most teenagers these days have their sights set on the latest cellphone models, a brother-sister duo in Madhya Pradesh`s Narsinghpur district has donated their scholarships to a society and a school for constructing a toilet.

After Gadkari, Kalraj Mishra says Manmohan coined 'acche din'

BJP veteran and Union minister Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday joined his colleague Nitin Gadkari, saying the catch-phrase "acche din" was indeed coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's predecessor Manmohan Singh.

SALUTE! Over 300 students from tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh clear JEE, AIIMS
SALUTE! Over 300 students from tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh clear JEE, AIIMS

Over 300 students from financially weak families from the tribal-dominated regions of Madhya Pradesh have cleared competitive like JEE, AIIMS, AIPMT and NEET among others, thanks to initiatives taken by the state government.

''Slighted'' by DM, angry panchayat members hand memorandum to dog

Members of a panchayat in Madhya Pradesh`s Panna district showed their anger against the District Magistrate -- who refused to meet them to hear their complaint of misbehaviour against an officer -- by handing over the memorandum to a dog.

Impressed with 'Amma Canteen' , Shivraj Singh Chouhan govt set to introduce 'thali' for Rs 10
Impressed with 'Amma Canteen' , Shivraj Singh Chouhan govt set to introduce 'thali' for Rs 10

The Madhya Pradesh government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan is planning to replicate “Amma canteen” model in the state.

Om Prakash Kohli sworn in as Madhya Pradesh Governor

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Om Prakash Kohli was here on Thursday sworn in as the new governor of Madhya Pradesh.

Youth attempts to immolate self outside Bhopal Raj Bhavan over Governor's arrest
Youth attempts to immolate self outside Bhopal Raj Bhavan over Governor's arrest

A youth, Manoj Tripathi, who identified himself as a leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) allegedly tried to immolate self in front of the main gate of Raj Bhavan when the cavalcade of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was coming out of the premises. 

Heartbreaking! Turned away from crematorium because he had no money, tribal cremates wife using garbage
Heartbreaking! Turned away from crematorium because he had no money, tribal cremates wife using garbage

On August 24, Dana Majhi, a resident of Melghar village in Kalahandi district, had carried his wife's body on his shoulder and walked 10 km accompanied by his minor daughter after allegedly being denied a hearse by the district hospital.

Cow vigilantes mistake chicken feed for beef, torch truck
Cow vigilantes mistake chicken feed for beef, torch truck

"We have lodged case against 15 persons. Two were arrested and the rest are being identified," a police official said.

Gujarat Governor to take additional charge of MP
Gujarat Governor to take additional charge of MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Justice Rajendra Menon will administer the oath of office to Kohli, on August 8, a Raj Bhawan official said today.

MP CM Chouhan rolls out red carpet for US firms

Chouhan, who is currently on a five-day visit to the US, addressed business leaders, executives and analysts  in New York.

Madhya Pradesh rains, flood damage at Rs 1,067 crore

Heavy rains and flooding in Madhya Pradesh have caused massive damage to property and crops, estimated at around Rs 1,067 crore, according to officials.

Couple found dead, honour killing suspected

The bodies of a man and a woman, who had been missing for two days, have been discovered in the district of Anuppur, Madhya Pradesh, in a suspected case of honour killing.

CM Chouhan in US to woo investors, says MP 'ideal' for investment

Describing Madhya Pradesh as an "ideal investment destination", CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said he would seek investment from US companies.

Jain temple in Ujjain restrains entry of girls wearing jeans, skirts

A Jain temple in Ujjain city on Sunday restrained girls aged eight years and above from entering the temple in jeans, skirts and other western outfits.

23-year-old rejected by Indian Army `because he has a Modi tattoo on his chest`
23-year-old rejected by Indian Army `because he has a Modi tattoo on his chest`

Impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan​, Saurabh Bilgaiyan got a line tattooed on his chest in February 2014.

Temples lit up for Janmashtami celebrations in Madhya Pradesh

Attired in their very best, people thronged the attractively decorated temples to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday.

PM Narendra Modi's brother raises arrest of dhaba owner with Indore police chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s younger brother Prahlad Modi has expressed displeasure over a police case filed against his friend, a dhaba owner, and met the Indore police chief in this regard.

Vyapam scam: SC bench to pass an order on clarification

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would clarify whether its verdict, which found 634 medical students guilty of adopting unfair means in Vyapam tests, can be relooked afresh or a larger bench should restrict itself to the quantum of sentence only.

Probe ordered into killing of snake charmer in Madhya Pradesh

The administration has also asked the police and forest department to submit a report in this regard.

Union Minister Kumar flays Digvijay Singh for supporting Amnesty

Kumar did not name the organisation, however it was a veiled reference to Amnesty International, whose Indian chapter is facing sedition charges over alleged raising of anti-India slogans by its members during an event on Kashmir.

When MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan got 'lift' from cops during visit to flood-hit areas; image goes viral - Pic inside
When MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan got 'lift' from cops during visit to flood-hit areas; image goes viral - Pic inside

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan became one of the most talked-about news on Sunday after one of his images went viral on social media.

Flood situation remains grim in UP, MP and Bihar; Ganga flowing above danger mark
Flood situation remains grim in UP, MP and Bihar; Ganga flowing above danger mark

Flood situation in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh continues to remain grim with major rivers flowing above danger mark in these states.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits flood-hit areas, people; over 100 villages devastated
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan visits flood-hit areas, people; over 100 villages devastated

With several days of continuous downpour in the Vindhya region of Madhya Pradesh, about 100 villages in Rewa and Satna district have been devastated by floods, officials said on Sunday.