Madhya Pradesh

Modi's leadership has made people confident about India: Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership has reinstilled confidence in the people of this country and across the globe about India's abilities.

Black money: Congress leader files complaint with Cyber Crime Squad

A Congress leader filed a complaint with the Cyber Crime Prevention Squad here today about former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi's name going viral on social media alleging that it has been included among the list of people who have stashed black money in foreign banks.

MP sanctions Rs 346.75 crore to construct state secretariat

Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday approved revised sanction of Rs 346.75 crore to construct the Vallabh Bhawan Annexe (state secretariat) here.

Transgenders to take part in Swachh Bharat campaign in MP

Transgenders in Madhya Pradesh will take part in Swachh campaign to raise awareness about cleanliness among people.

MP BJP to hold party workers' meet on Oct 30-31

 Ahead of the upcoming civic body polls in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling BJP in the state has organised a two-day conference of local party leaders on October 30-31.

Madhya Pradesh will touch new heights under Sahastrabuddhe's guidance: CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has congratulated BJP national vice president Vinay Sahastrabuddhe on being appointed as the party's in-charge of the state and said the party would be stronger under his guidance.

Mild tremors felt in Jabalpur

Mild tremors were felt on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district and nearby areas creating panic among local residents.

Rape accused killed inside jail in Raisen

A murder accused today killed a a rape convict at the Raisen prison here today.

MP CM's employees training idea faces roadblocks

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's idea of training state government employees on the principles of Swami Vivekananda has been objected by authorities here saying existing teaching modules cover his suggestions.

MPPSC postpones decision on cancelling its 2012 exam

 The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has so far not taken any decision on cancelling its 2012 examination which was marred by paper leak allegation, saying a probe into the matter was still on.

17 child labourers rescued in MP, five persons held

As many as 17 child labourers belonging to Bihar's Sheohar district were rescued here along with arrest of five persons, police said on Friday.

Chouhan asks youth to work towards digital Madhya Pradesh

 Exhorting the youth to dream "big" in life, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today asked them to work for a "Digital Madhya Pradesh" in order to create a "Digital India".

MP to help cyclone-hit Andhra in restoration of power network

Madhya Pradesh government will extend all possible help to restore power infrastructure in Cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh.

Medha Patkar protests in Bhopal against raising Narmada Dam height

Activist Medha Patkar and other protesters staged a protest here on Friday against the Gujarat Government for beginning the process of raising the height of the Narmada Dam.

Activists protest against decision to raise Sardar Sarovar dam height

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar here on Thursday demanded to rollback Centre's decision to raise height of Sardar Sarovar dam by 17 meters as activists protested in front of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence.

Tribal woman gangraped by 3 in MP; accused attempt to kill her

A tribal married woman (19) was allegedly gangraped by three persons who later tried to kill her by hitting with stones near Choral dam on October 11, police said here today.

Cyclone Hudhud: Three killed, one injured in house collapse in Madhya Pradesh

Three members of a family were killed and a girl was injured when their house collapsed in a town near here in the wee hours following heavy rains due to Hudhud cyclonic storm, police said on Tuesday.

Celebrations on at Nobel Peace Prize winner Satyarthi's town

As news of Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi getting the Nobel Peace Prize reached his hometown here on Friday, celebrations broke out with people distributing sweets and bursting firecrackers.

Previous govts didn't help Madhya Pradesh to shed 'BIMARU' tag: Modi

Praising the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the state progressed even though the previous regimes had ensured that the state doesn't shed its 'BIMARU' tag.

Madhya Pradesh CM announces assistance for family of deceased soldier

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced assistance for the family of Lance Naik Gyan Singh Parihar, who died recently, besides announcing to name a road after him.

Digvijay seeks probe in medical admissions by MPPEB since 2006

Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Monday asked the Special Task Force (STF) to investigate selection of candidates in various medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh since 2006 through the state Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), which he said is "dubious".

Police brutality: Man accused under Arms act dragged to court in chains in MP

In a shocking case of police brutality in Madhya Pradesh, some police officers of Gandhi Nagar area on Saturday were caught on camera at a district court here dragging an undertrial man, only in his undergarments, inside the court premiss.

MP Guv issues directives to rectify mistake in national anthem in school textbooks

Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav has directed the state government to correct the word 'Sindhu' to 'Sindh' in the National Anthem published incorrectly in various text-books of MP State Board.

Second dengue death in Indore

A 30-year-old man died of dengue at a private hospital near here.

Minor raped and killed by unidentified person in Madhya Pradesh

A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by an unidentified person after being kidnapped from her house, police said on Friday.

Cleanliness ensures beauty, progress of a place: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Highlighting the need for cleanliness to ensure beauty and progress of a place, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday launched the "Swachh Bharat" campaign by wielding a broom in the city.

Inter-state gang selling luxury cars by fraud busted

A police team from Mumbai has seized 20 luxury cars from Khargone district in Madhya Pradesh allegedly sold by an inter-state gang, based in Maharashtra, police said.

Forest dept deputy ranger nabbed taking bribe in Indore

A deputy ranger of was caught red- handed by the Lokayukta Police for allegedly taking Rs 4,000 bribe from a contractor.

MPPEB scam: Three officials dismissed from service

Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) on Wednesday dismissed from service three officials who were arrested for their alleged role in the selection/recruitment scandal that has taken the state by storm.

MP could soon be country's ideal state: Goyal

Madhya Pradesh could emerge as an ideal state because of its growth in sectors like energy, agriculture and IT, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said Tuesday.