Madhya Pradesh News

Man killed at Congress leader's family function in MP

A man was killed during a celebratory firing during an engagement ceremony in Muhara area here, police said Thursday.

JUH conference in MP to chart course to fight communal forces

A conference to chart out a strategy against growing fundamentalism will be held here tomorrow by the Jamiat Ulama-Hind (JUH), Madhya Pradesh.

BJP nominee shot at in Indore

A BJP nominee for civic polls had a narrow escape when he was shot at by two unidentified masked men under Chandan Nagar police station area here, police said on Wednesday.

BJP promises digital, green Bhopal ahead of civic polls

BJP on Tuesday announced that it will turn the city into a smart, digital and green place if voted to power in the civic polls here scheduled on January 31.

NSA slapped on criminal for defacing idols in MP

A person facing several criminal cases has been arrested and booked under stringent National Security Act (NSA) for allegedly defacing idols of deities, police said on Sunday.

NGOs want Modi to discuss Bhopal gas tragedy issue with Obama

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should raise the issue of Bhopal gas disaster with the US President Barack Obama during the ongoing three-day visit, said NGOs working for the rights of survivors of the 1984 tragedy.

Victims of Bhopal gas tragedy appeal to US President Obama for justice

Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy have appealed to US President Barack Obama to help bring guilty to book and secure justice for them.

Policeman knocked down by speeding truck in MP

A policeman was killed by a speeding truck on national highway-7 near here, police said on Friday.

Woman caretaker burns 5-year-old girl for bed-wetting; jailed

 A 25-year-old woman caretaker of a government-recognised shelter home here was on Wednesday sent to jail after she was booked for allegedly getting private parts of a five-year-old girl singed for bed-wetting by another minor at the shelter.

Rs 56.40 lakh looted from SBI branch in MP

Dacoits on Wednesday looted Rs 56.40 lakh from State Bank of India's (SBI) Bankhedi town branch in Piparia tehsil here, police said.

Man held for killing new born girl in Madhya Pradesh

A new born girl was allegedly poisoned to death and then buried by her father, who suspected that she was born out of an illicit relationship of his wife at a village near here, police said on Tuesday.

MP Chief Minister to launch global initiative in US

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will launch a global initiative in the US next month, aimed at inviting ideas and expertise in developing the state's education, health, rural and tourism sectors.

4 killed, 2 injured in road mishap in MP

Four persons were killed and two others injured when the SUV carrying them collided head-on with a car at a village near here, police said on Monday.

Man arrested for planting bomb to frame up sister, brother-in-law

The Government Railway police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly planting a bomb on the Godwana Express on January 11 to frame up his brother-in-law and sister with whom he had a property dispute.

Story by jailed former MP included in textbook

A story written in Hindi by former Bihar MP Anand Mohan, serving life term for the 1994 lynching of Gopalganj district magistrate G. Krishnaiah, has been included in a Class VIII text book.

MP: 39 cops suspended for negligence in poll duty

Thirty nine policemen in the district have been suspended for alleged negligence in poll duties during the ongoing panchayat elections.

Woman tries to blackmail, extort money from banker; arrested

A 35-year-old woman, who was allegedly part of a gang which tried to extort Rs 80 lakh from a bank officer by blackmailing him on the basis of an obscene CD, has been arrested by police here.

Shivalinga desecrated at temple in MP's Rajgarh

Unidentified miscreants desecrated a Shivalinga in a temple situated on the bank of a local river, which resulted in tension in Talen town here on Thursday, police sources said.

Three AP airports, one in MP to get CISF cover

 Three civil airports in Andhra Pradesh and one in Madhya Pradesh are soon expected to be brought under the armed security cover of central paramilitary CISF.

MP HC stays vote-counting in panchayat polls till January 19

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today stayed the counting of votes for the first phase of district panchayat elections in the state, which was to start tomorrow, till January 19.

MP Chief Minister meets Uma Bharati

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today called on Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati and discussed various water issues in the State including beautification of Narmada river.

MP CM violated election code of conduct: Congress

The Congress lodged a complaint with the Madhya Pradesh State Election Commission (SEC) against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleging that he violated the civic poll code by announcing sops at an irrigation project dedication event in Khargone district.

MP CM to go on 'brand building' tour from Jan 31

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will embark on a six-day visit to the US from January 31 with an aim to build "brand MP" among NRIs.

Ken-Betwa inter-linking to be taken up shortly

The project to inter-link Ken and Betwa rivers will be taken up shortly, notwithstanding opposition by some sections, the government said on Wednesday.

Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan delighted to meet PM Modi

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday described his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as very successful, saying he had had a good discussion on various issues.

Barack Obama urged to take up Bhopal gas case during India trip

Washington: A leading world rights body has requested to US President Barack Obama to take up the case of the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy with the Indian government during his visit to New Delhi as a Republic Day chief guest.

12 injured in firing during MP Panchayat polls

At least 12 people were today injured in separate incidents of violence during panchayat polls in Bhind district, administration and police officials said.

Tinoo Joshi sent to judicial custody after court rejects bail

The bail plea of sacked IAS officer Tinoo Joshi was on Tuesday rejected by a local court after she surrendered in connection with a disproportionate assets case and sent to jail for judicial custody.

Planting explosives in Gondwana express could be prank: Police

Two days after recovery of explosives in Gondwana express enroute to Hazrat Nizamuddin from Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh GRP on Tuesday said the incident could be a 'prank' but they are probing it from all angles.

Graft-tainted officer Tinoo Joshi surrenders before court

Dismissed IAS officer Tinoo Joshi, who is wanted in connection with disproportionate assets cases, on Tuesday surrendered before the local court.