Madhya Pradesh News

Guilty in Vyapam scam will not be spared: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

None of the guilty in the Vyapam scam will be spared, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said even as he rejected Congress's demand for his resignation over the matter.

Lot of scope for Cong to strengthen itself in MP: Jyotiraditya Scindia

 Senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday underlined the need for his party to strengthen its presence at the ground level in Madhya Pradesh.

Vyapam scam: CBI files fresh FIRs against eight people

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered eight fresh FIRs in connection with the controversial Vyapam scam.

CBI registers eight more FIRs in Vyapam scam

CBI on Saturday registered eight more FIRs in connection with Vyapam scam, taking the number of cases filed in connection with alleged irregularities in the conduct of professional and academic examinations by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board to 23 so far.

Gang-rape: ASP shunted; protesters threaten self-immolation

Madhya Pradesh government has shunted district Additional Superintendent of Police to Bhopal, in the wake of women protesters today threatening to set themselves afire, alleging the police was "protecting" the accused in a minor girl gangrape case.

MP man administered veterinary glucose, 3 suspended

An elderly man was administered glucose meant for animals at the district hospital here, following which a nurse and two hospital staffers were suspended.

Cabinet expansion in Madhya Pradesh soon: Shivraj

In the midst of a controversy over the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Friday said he would soon carry out an expansion of his council of ministers.

Vyapam scam: Take all cases from STF, SIT in three weeks, SC to CBI
Vyapam scam: Take all cases from STF, SIT in three weeks, SC to CBI

The Supreme Court on Friday gave six weeks time to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to appoint prosecutors in connection with its ongoing probe into the multi-crore Vyapam recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh.

CBI registers another FIR in Vyapam case

CBI on Thursday registered 15th FIR against 64 persons including OSDs of state Ministers in connection with its probe in Vyapam scam, taking over investigations in the case of Police Constable Recruitment Examination in 2013.

CBI files 18th FIR in Vyapam case

 The CBI on Thursday registered its 18th FIR in connection with its ongoing probe in the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

NHRC notice to MP govt over employment of children for begging

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent notice to Madhya Pradesh government over reports of employing children for begging on daily wages in Gwalior.

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.