Madhya Pradesh News

Prohibitory orders issued after attack on BJP leader's son in MP

Prohibitory orders were clamped in town on Wednesday after a BJP leader's son was attacked and injured near a bus stand here.

MPPEB scam: Cong leader moves court against Digvijay for 'blackmail'

A Congress leader has filed a complaint in a local court seeking action against party general secretary Digvijay Singh for "blackmailing" people with his claims that he has credible evidence related to the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam.

MP CM calls for debate to make crop insurance scheme pro-farmers

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday advocated holding a national level debate on making crop insurance scheme farmer-friendly and practical.

MPPEB scam: Congress leader moves court against Digvijay Singh for 'blackmail'

A Congress leader has filed a complaint in a local court seeking action against party general secretary Digvijay Singh for "blackmailing" people with his claims that he has credible evidence related to the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam.

Where was Congress president earlier when farmers faced bad times? asks Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A day ahead of Sonia Gandhi's proposed visit to rain-hit areas in Neemuch district, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed her even as he sought to know where was the Congress president when natural calamities hit the farmers in previous years, specially during UPA regime.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan urges farmers not to panic after unseasonal rainfall

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has assured help to farmers and urged them not to panic after unseasonal rainfall damaged their crops.

BJP MLA Rajesh Yadav passes away

BJP MLA from Garoth assembly seat, Rajesh Yadav passed away on Friday in a private hospital at Gurgaon after a prolonged illness.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthplace Gwalior erupts in joy and celebrations

Gwalior, the birthplace of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee erupted in joy and celebrations on Friday after he was awarded the Bharat Ratna.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's kin elated on him getting Bharat Ratna

Relatives of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee were overwhelmed with joy after the veteran BJP leader was on Friday conferred the Bharat Ratna.

Congress MLAs call off protest over farmer issue in MP House

Failing to get an assurance from the Madhya Pradesh government on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs today called off their agitation after staging a three-day protest in the state Assembly.

Congress MLAs call off protest over farmer issue in Madhya Pradesh House

Failing to get an assurance from the Madhya Pradesh government on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs on Friday called off their agitation after staging a three-day protest in the state A.

Protesting Cong MLAs asked to vacate Madhya Pradesh Assembly premises

 The Leader of Opposition Satyadev Katare, who is leading a sit-in protest of the Congress MLAs on the premises of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly since Tuesday, was tonight issued a notice to vacate the campus immediately.

Madhya Pradesh HC rejects dismissed IAS official Arvind Joshi's bail plea

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today rejected the anticipatory bail application of IAS officer Arvind Joshi who was dismissed from service for allegedly amassing wealth beyond known sources of his income.

MP Governor's son Shailesh cremated in Lucknow

 The body of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son Shailesh, an accused in the multi-crore Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, was consigned to the flames in the presence of his family members here today.

BJP govt framed MP Guv in Vyapam scam to save CM: Digvijay

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today alleged that the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has "falsely implicated" Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in the multi-crore Vyapam scam, apparently to save Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Three killed, five injured in jeep-truck collision in MP

 Three persons, including a new born baby, were killed and five others injured when the jeep in which they were travelling hit a truck near here, police said today.

Modi govt betraying farmers: Scindia on Land Bill

 Hitting out at the NDA government, Congress Chief Whip in Lok Sabha, Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said here that the Narendra Modi government is "betraying" farmers through the Land Acquisition Bill.

Delhi HC extends Vyapam whistleblower's security for two months

The Delhi High Court on Thursday extended by two months the protection it granted to the Vyapam scam "whistleblower" who has alleged that the Madhya Pradesh Police and intelligence department were threatening him.

Congress MLAs begin hunger strike in MP Assembly

Intensifying their protest on the issue of compensation for rain and hailstorm-hit farmers, the Congress MLAs Thursday began an indefinite hunger strike in the well of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.

MP Governor son's death: Autopsy inconclusive, family does not suspect foul play
MP Governor son's death: Autopsy inconclusive, family does not suspect foul play

Amid reports that Shailesh Yadav died after consuming poison, family members of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son, an accused in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam scam, on Thursday said they don't suspect any foul play.

MP CM grieves death of governor's son Shailesh Yadav

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed profound grief over death of state Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's son in Lucknow on Wednesday.

Congress intensifies sit-in protest in MP Legislative Assembly

Congress on Wednesday intensified its protest on the issue of compensating farmers affected by rain and hailstorm as the party MLAs continued to stage a sit-in in the well of Madhya Pradesh Assembly which began last evening.

 For MP govt, natural disasters an opportunity to make money: Digvijay Singh
For MP govt, natural disasters an opportunity to make money: Digvijay Singh

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Wednesday accused the Shivraj Singh Chauhan-led BJP Government in Madhya Pradesh of indulging in corruption while giving out compensation to farmers, alleging that the state sees every natural disaster as an 'opportunity' to make money.

Madhya Pradesh Governor's son, accused in MPPEB scam, dies in Lucknow
Madhya Pradesh Governor's son, accused in MPPEB scam, dies in Lucknow

Shailesh Yadav, the son of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, was on Wednesday found dead at the Governor's official residence in Lucknow.

Congress MLAs continue dharna inside MP Assembly against Land Bill
Congress MLAs continue dharna inside MP Assembly against Land Bill

Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders, who held an overnight dharna inside the state Assembly, continued their protest on Wednesday to protest against the new Land Acquisition Bill.

Congress stages sit-in protest over farmers' compensation

Dissatisfied with Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's reply on providing relief to recent rain and hail hit farmers, Congress members staged an indefinite sit-in today in the well of the house demanding adequate compensation, even after the Speaker adjourned the assembly sine die.

Man held for killing retired IAS officer's wife in MP

A 25-year-old man who had allegedly killed the wife of a retired IAS officer, has been arrested, police said on Tuesday.

Shivraj orders probe into attacks on scribes in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday directed the Director General of Police (DGP) here to submit a report on assaults on journalists in the state.

Digvijay stopped from meeting media in MP Assembly complex

Congress general secretary and former chief minister Digvijay Singh was on Tuesday stopped from holding a press conference in Madhya Pradesh Assembly's Press Room by the Speaker, holding that the facility was not available to "outsiders."

SC grants STF four months to conclude Vyapam scam probe

The Supreme Court has granted a special task force four months more to conclude its probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.