Madhya Pradesh News

MPPEB scam: MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav still in seat despite Centre's diktat

 A defiant Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav continues to remain in office despite having been asked to step down after his name had figured in an FIR for his alleged involvement in massive recruitment scam in the state.

PM to inaugurate two 600 MW power units in MP on March 5
PM to inaugurate two 600 MW power units in MP on March 5

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation two units each of 600 MW of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Plant in Khandwa district on March 5.

'BJP govt in MP failed to curb violence against minority'

Congress on Monday accused the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh of failing to curb violence against the minority community and announced to hold sit-in tomorrow in the city over the issue.

Hindu Jagran Manch complains of conversion through allurement

Activists of the Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM), a right wing organisation, on Sunday created ruckus at a Christian prayer service at Kasba Jobat village in the Jobat region near here, alleging that people were being converted by allurement, police said.

Christians to hold special prayers against 'attacks'

Christians will hold three-day special prayers from March 4 at 100 places across the country for an end to the "attacks" on churches and the "hate campaign" against the community, a group of clerics said here.

Congress leader in Ratlam dies of swine flu

 A Congress leader in Ratlam district on Sunday died of swine flu at a private hospital here.

Man cancels marriage on receiving SMSes about bride's affair

A police complaint has been filed against a man for calling off his wedding at the last minute here after receiving SMSes about his fiancee's past love affair, police said on Friday.

Vyapam scam: Digvijay claims SMS exchanged between accused, MP CM's wife

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday released an SMS which was purportedly exchanged between the wife of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and an accused in the multi-crore Vyapam scam.

MP Governor flies to Delhi as speculation mounts about visit

Beleaguered Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav left for Delhi on Thursday amidst intense speculation that he is going to visit President Pranab Mukherjee with whom he had sought an audience.

MPPEB scam: Those making allegations against me will be disappointed, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
MPPEB scam: Those making allegations against me will be disappointed, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Under fire over the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan hit out at his opponents on Thursday saying that misleading and fabricated stories could not be sold as evidence for long.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly abruptly adjourned sine die after ruckus over MPPEB scam​

 Madhya Pradesh Assembly's budget session was on Thursday abruptly adjourned sine die 29 days ahead of schedule amid continuing pandemonium over MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam during which the state's 2015-16 budget was passed by voice vote.

Vyapam is as a biggest scam in the history: Kamal Nath

Terming Vyapam scam as a biggest scam in the history, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Wednesday said some more evidence would emerge in it.

Vyapam issue: MP Governor seeks appointment with Pranab Mukherjee
Vyapam issue: MP Governor seeks appointment with Pranab Mukherjee

Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, who has been named an accused in the Vyapam recruitment scam, has sought appointment with President Pranab Mukherjee.

MP presents revenue surplus budget, for lower VAT on 40 items

Presenting a revenue surplus budget of Rs 5,587 crore for Madhya Pradesh, state Finance Minister Jayant Mallaiya Wednesday proposed reduction of VAT on 40 items saying MP is financially healthy and competent to repay loan and interests.

Only 5% scams exposed so far: 'Vyapam' whistleblower

Only five per cent of irregularities have been exposed so far and much remains to be probed, says the whistleblower of multi-crore Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam scam.

Swine flu death toll in Madhya Pradesh reaches 117

As many as 117 people have died of swine flu in Madhya Pradesh, authorities said.

Vyapam scam: Home Ministry asks MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav to step down
Vyapam scam: Home Ministry asks MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav to step down

The Home Ministry has asked Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav to step down, after he was named in an FIR registered in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, reports said on Wednesday.

Digvijay Singh submits pendrive to SIT probing MPPEB scam

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Tuesday submitted a pendrive to the SIT probing the MPPEB scam which he claimed has important information about those involved in the scandal.

MPPEB scam: Congress demands MP CM's resignation during Assembly Session

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan was unable to reply to Governor Ram Naresh Yadav's customary address on Tuesday, during the ongoing MP state Assembly's Budget session due to Congress demanding his resignation for his alleged involvement in the MPPEB scam.

Madhya Pradesh: Former university vice chancellor remanded to CBI custody

A special court sent former vice chancellor of Sagar-based Hari Singh Gour Central University NS Gajbhiye to two days of CBI remand here on Tuesday.

Congress seeks MP Governor resignation over MPPEB scam

Accusing Governor Ram Naresh Yadav of failing to uphold the sanctity of his post, the opposition Congress Tuesday demanded his resignation over the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

Lokayukta police raid constable's house, unearth huge assets

Lokayukta police on Tuesday raided the residence of a constable with the state excise department here and claimed to have unearthed huge unaccounted wealth amassed by him.

Madhya Pradesh exam scam: FIR against Governor, 100 others
Madhya Pradesh exam scam: FIR against Governor, 100 others

A Special Task Force (STF) on Tuesday registered an FIR against Governor Ram Naresh Yadav and 100 others in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) or Vyapam scam, sources said.

Indore's excise constable found to be a millionaire

A raid at the house of an excise department constable in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city Tuesday revealed that he actually owned property worth crores of rupees.

Recruitment scam: CBI arrests former central university vice chancellor in MP

Former Vice Chancellor of Hari Singh Gour Kendriya Vishwa Vidyalaya NS Gajbhiye was on Monday arrested by the CBI from Kanpur in connection with the alleged recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh's only central university.

Middleman arrested in MP Pre-Medical Test scam

A 23-year-old youth, who acted as a middleman, was today arrested in connection with the Pre- Medical Test (PMT) scam in Madhya Pradesh, a senior official said.

Minor falls into 150-feet deep borewell in MP's Shajapur

A four-year-old boy fell into a 150-feet deep borewell on Monday evening and got stuck in it at Nipania Baijnala village here, a top official said on Monday.

MPPEB scam: Congress disrupts House, demands CM's resignation

Seeking the resignation of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, Opposition Congress today created a furore in the ongoing Budget session of the Legislative Assembly here, prompting Speaker Sitasharan Sharma to adjourn the House for 15 minutes.

67 fall ill after suspected food poisoning in MP

At least 67 people, including 10 children, fell ill after consuming food at a wedding party in Sita Mangal Bhawan here, police said on Monday.

Skilled youth can make population India's strength: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here on Saturday said that with skill development among the youth, the ever-growing population of the country would become an asset.