Madhya Pradesh

BJP MLA caught on camera slapping toll employee near Morena

In what can be termed as another incident of politicians taking law in their own hands, BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh`s Morena Rustam Singh and his son Rakesh Singh were caught on camera thrashing toll plaza workers.

Bhopal-bound Jet flight aborted after fire alarm

A fire alarm in a Jet Airways flight from here to Bhopal caused a scare as it was about to take off early Thursday.

BJP yet to submit statement of expenses for MP polls in 2013

The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh has so far not submitted statement of expenses incurred by it during the last assembly elections in the state in November 2013.

No objection if court asks CBI to probe MPPEB scam: MP minister

Expressing satisfaction over the STF probe in the MPPEB scam, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur has said the state government would not have an objection if a court hands over the inquiry to CBI.

Indore court summons Shankaracharya over Sai Baba issue

A local court on Friday issued a summons against Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya, Swaroopanand Saraswati, over a private complaint about his controversial statement regarding Sai Baba of Shirdi.

77 IAS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh

In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including two divisional commissioners and 24 district collectors, a senior official said Friday.

Seven districts in MP receive more than normal rainfall

After monsoons hit Madhya Pradesh last month, seven districts received more than normal rainfall, it was officially announced here today.

Sexually harassment case: SC refuses to give early hearing against MP HC judge

Supreme Court refused to give an urgent hearing on PIL seeking judicial inquiry into a complaint of a woman judge of Gwalior who accused a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge of sexually harassing her.

MP judge sexual harassment case: Law Minister seeks fair inquiry

Allegations of sexual harassment levelled by an additional district judge in Madhya Pradesh against a High Court judge should be inquired into fairly and appropriate action should be taken, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday.

MP judge harassment case: CJI`s bench to hear petition

The Supreme Court on Tuesday did not take up a petition filed by advocate ML Sharma seeking dismissal of Madhya Pradesh High Court judge who has been accused of sexual harassment by a woman additional district and sessions judge in Gwalior.

PIL filed in SC on woman judge issue

PIL was on Monday filed in the Supreme Court seeking lodging of an FIR and judicial inquiry to take action on the complaint of a woman judge of Gwalior who has accused a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge of sexually harassing her due to which she had to quit judicial service.

Accused of sexual harassment, Madhya Pradesh HC judge says `hang me if I am guilty`

A sitting judge of Madhya Pradesh High Court, who has been accused of sexual harassment, pleaded innocence on Monday and said that he is willing to be hanged if found guilty.

Madhya Pradesh pushes for honourable identity to transgenders

Madhya Pradesh Government has suggested that the third gender members be addressed by adding "Tgr" before their names on the lines of "Mr, Mrs and Ms in English and "Ki" in Hindi.

Madhya Pradesh pushes for honourable identity to transgenders

With an aim to give an honourable identity to transgenders, Madhya Pradesh Government has suggested that the third gender members be addressed by adding "Tgr" before their names on the lines of "Mr, Mrs and Ms in English and "Ki" in Hindi.

Chauhan accused of wresting control over MPPSC

Leader of Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Satyadev Katare, accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan of trying to wrest control over Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission and taking away its autonomy.

Union Carbide can`t be sued for Bhopal plant contamination: US court

In a major blow to victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court here has ruled that the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) cannot be sued for the ongoing contamination from the chemical plant.

1 killed in clash over social post; curfew clamped in Khandwa

Curfew was imposed early today in Khandwa after communal tension spread in the town over a post on a social networking site that allegedly hurt the feelings of a particular community and also led to the killing of a person, a police official said.

MP exam scam: Sudhir Sharma sent to judicial custody till Aug 13

A local court remanded mining baron and a key accused in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board`s (MPPEB) police sub-inspector and constable recruitment exam, Sudhir Sharma to judicial custody till August 13.

Sevadar at Asaram`s ashram in MP found dead

A sevadar working at the ashram of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu here was found dead under suspicious circumstances with his family members suspecting a foul play.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan greets Muslims on Eid

Eid-ul-Fitr was on Tuesday celebrated across Madhya Pradesh with traditional fervour and zeal with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan taking part in the festivity at Idgah here.

MPPEB scam: MP Congress leader gets bail in defamation case

A local court Monday granted bail to Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee`s chief spokesperson KK Mishra in connection with a defamation case against him for levelling allegations of involvement of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his family in the MPPEB scam.

STF on right track in MPPEB scam: Uma Bharti

Union Minister and former State Chief Minister Uma Bharti said that the Special Task Force (STF) was moving in the right direction in probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

MP govt to bring out daily on lines of `Saamana`

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the ruling BJP in the state will soon bring out a daily on the lines of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece "Saamana".

Brown sugar worth Rs 1.5 cr seized, two held in MP

Two persons were arrested after brown sugar worth about Rs 1.5 crore was recovered from them, an official said Monday.

Uma Bharti demands CBI probe into MP`s Vyapam scam

Senior BJP leader and Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti had demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, better known as Vyapam recruitment scam.

Solanki to be sworn in as Haryana governor Sunday

Former college professor and BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh Kaptan Singh Solanki will be sworn in as Haryana governor Sunday, officials said here Saturday.

Lokayukta police raids residence of top MPEB official

The Lokayukta Special Police Establishment on Saturday raided the residence of Additional General Manager of Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company Limited of Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board Pradeep Choudhary and found details of property worth crores of rupees.

Key MPPEB accused Sudhir Sharma surrenders before court

Mining baron and a key accused in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board`s (MPPEB) police sub-inspector and constable recruitment exam, Sudhir Sharma surrendered before a local court here on Friday.

Acid attacker gets death sentence in Madhya Pradesh

In a significant judgement, a youth has been sentenced to death by a local court for throwing acid on a woman following which she died.

MP CM asks depts to make proposals for availing Budget schemes

Describing the recent Union Budget as "far-sighted" which aims to lay foundation of a strong India, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has asked various departments to make proposals for availing benefits of the schemes announced in the Budget.