Madhya Pradesh News

Journalist's death in MP: No 'foul play', claims medical officer; Rahul Gandhi expresses anguish

Even as the post mortem report of journalist Akshay Singh ruled out foul play, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday expressed anguish at the death and extended condolences to his family members.

Digvijay Singh raises question over death of Delhi-based journalist

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday raised questions over the death of a Delhi-based news channel journalist, who had gone to Madhya Pradesh to investigate Vyapam case, demanding that his post-mortem should be done in camera under supervision of senior Doctors preferably in Delhi.

Journalist covering Vyapam scam dies under mysterious circumstances

The Vyapam scam turned murkier on Saturday with an investigative journalist working for a leading Delhi-based news channel dying under mysterious circumstances soon after he interviewed parents of a girl who was found dead after her name figured in the massive admission and recruitment scandal.

MP Lokayukta, EOW shielding ministers, bureaucrats: Congress

The Congress Saturday alleged that anti-corruption watchdogs in Madhya Pradesh - Lokayukta and Economic Offences Wing (EOW) - are shielding those involved in corrupt practices, including ministers and bureaucrats.

Vyapam Scam: Mysterious deaths a matter of great concern: Congress

 Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) chief Ajay Maken on Saturday said that the way in which people related to Vyapam scam case are dying under mysterious circumstances is a matter of great concern.

Congress using Mahatma Gandhi's name for selfish gains: Giriraj

Accusing Congress of killing Mahatma Gandhi's thoughts and using his name for selfish reasons, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Friday said the party has ruined the establishments related to khadi, a hand-spun cloth that was once greatly promoted by Gandhiji.

Man gets Aadhaar card for dog in Madhya Pradesh, arrested
Man gets Aadhaar card for dog in Madhya Pradesh, arrested

A computer operator at an Aadhaar centre has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh for getting an Aadhaar card made for his dog, police said on Friday.

This dog in Madhya Pradesh got an Aadhaar card for itself
This dog in Madhya Pradesh got an Aadhaar card for itself

People in rural areas of the country might still be facing difficulties in getting an identity card but a man in Madhya Pradesh has managed to get a government ID for his dog!

Vyapam scam: Two Special Task Force officers receive threats

Two senior officers of the Special Task Force (STF) investigating the high-profile MPPEB scam have claimed to have received threats allegedly from some influential people involved in the racket.

'Nine-year-old secures third place in Quran competition'

 A nine-year-old boy has secured third place in an international Quran competition held at Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recently, his father claimed on Thursday.

25 killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident

Twenty five people were killed and nine injured after the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck coming from opposite direction in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district, police said on Thursday.

PM expresses grief over loss of lives in MP accident

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed grief over the loss of lives in an accident in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district.

AAP demands CBI probe into mysterious deaths in Vyapam scam

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the mysterious deaths of those involved in the high-profile MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

Vyapam scam: IMA demands CBI probe of medical college dean's death

As the chorus for CBI probe into the alleged unnatural deaths of MPPEB scam accused is growing louder, the local branch of Indian Medical Association on Wednesday demanded probe by the central agency into the death of the dean of government medical college D K Sakalle, here.

HC notice to MP govt over security at tourist places

 The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday served a notice to the state government seeking its reply on the security arrangements at the tourist spots.

21 dead as bus collides with truck in MP

 At least 19 people including four women were killed and about 15 others injured on Wednesday when the private bus they were travelling in collided with a truck near Choti Chhaegaon Makhan, about seven kilometres from here.

12 killed in bus-truck collision in MP

At least 12 people were today killed and 20 injured when the bus they were travelling in collided with a truck near Chhaegaon Makhan, about seven kilometers from here.

Parents get 5-yr sentence for abandoning newborn girl in MP

A local court has awarded five years imprisonment each to the parents of a newborn girl whom they had abandoned a day after her birth.

12 convicted in EPFO fraud case

Twelve persons, including five employees of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), were convicted by a special CBI court here for fraudulently settling 11 PF claims amounting to Rs 44,74,895 by forging documents.

Vyapam scam: Digvijay Singh challenging authority of High Court, claims BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Digvijay Singh's move to file a petition, seeking a Supreme Court-monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Vyapam scam, and claimed that the former chief minister was challenging the authority of the Madhya Pradesh High Court.

Father of dead Vyapam scam accused seeks CBI probe of death

As the body of Narendra Singh Tomar, an accused in the high-profile MPPEB scam (popularly known as Vyapam scam), was on Tuesday cremated, his father demanded a CBI probe of the death.

Digvijay Singh moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Vyapam scam
Digvijay Singh moves Supreme Court for CBI probe into Vyapam scam

Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday filed a petition seeking Supreme Court monitored Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the mysterious Vyapam scam.

Powerful people involved in Vyapam scam, alleges Congress

The Congress party on Tuesday said that powerful people were involved in the rising number of deaths of persons associated with the Vyapam scam and demanded that the Supreme Court must look into the matter.

Vyapam scam: Veterinary student found dead under mysterious circumstances

Veterinary student Amit Sagar, an accused in the Vyapam scam, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Sheopur district on Madhya Pradesh.

BJP leads in Madhya Pradesh bypoll

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Chander Singh Sisodia was on Tuesday leading by 4,352 votes against Congress' Subhash Sojatia in Madhya Pradesh's Garoth Assembly constituency bypoll.

MP bypoll: BJP retains Garoth seat with trimmed winning margin

BJP on Tuesday retained Garoth Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district albeit with a reduced margin as compared to the 2013 elections.

CBI must probe mysterious deaths in Vyapam case: Whistleblower

The CBI must probe the deaths of accused and witnesses under mysterious circumstances in Madhya Pradesh's Vyapam scam, says the man who exposed the massive admission and recruitment scandal.

Vyapam scam: KTS Tulsi demands impartial probe

Supreme Court advocate KTS Tulsi on Monday alleged that the rising number of deaths associated with the Vyapam scam is an attempt to save Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and demanded that an impartial probe should be conducted to get to the truth of the matter.

Trinamool MP Tapas Paul gets bail in hate speech case

Actor turned Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul was on Monday granted bail by a West Bengal court in a case over his alleged inflammatory remarks.

Congress finds BJP complicit in Vyapam scam deaths

 The Congress on Monday linked the rising number of deaths associated with the Vyapam scam to the BJP Government at the Centre and in Madhya Pradesh, calling for a CBI inquiry to ensure a fair investigation into the case.