Madhya Pradesh News

Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Ambedkar's birthplace Mhow, meet Dalits

After taking up the cause of farmers and the middle class, Congress vice president may visit Mhow, the birth place of BR Ambedkar, and interact with Dalits on May 29.

HC rejects anticipatory bail plea of ex MP Assembly Speaker

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail application of former state Legislative Assembly Speaker Sriniwas Tiwari in connection with a case of alleged irregularities in the appointments of some people in the Vidhan Sabha secretariat.

BJP praising Ambedkar for political gains: MP Congress

Madhya Pradesh Congress on Sunday hit out at the BJP saying that the party, which once criticised Dr BR Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution, is now praising him for "political gains".

Digvijay has lost his credibility: BJP

Targetting Digvijay Singh over his allegations against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the MPPEB scam, state BJP today said the senior Congress leader has lost his credibility.

44 bonded labourers, mostly children and women, rescued in MP

44 alleged bonded labourers, including 21 children and 12 women, who were working in a brick kiln were rescued by the district administration from Sabalgarh tehsil, a senior official said on Saturday.

MP labourer dies in oxygen cylinder explosion

A 35-year-old labourer died while three others were injured when an oxygen cylinder exploded at an industrial zone in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said.

Rahul should be active on social media to counter BJP: Digvijay Singh

Accusing the ruling BJP of indulging in "misinformation campaign" against Rahul Gandhi, senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday urged the party Vice President to get active on the social media to counter the opposition and also to remain connected with the youth.

STF hushing up MPPEB scam probe, shielding MP CM: Digvijay

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Wednesday alleged that the Special Task Force (STF), probing the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board recruitment scam, was "diluting" the investigation to "shield" high-profile persons including Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Three child labourers rescued in Indore

Three child labourers - including a girl - working at a tobacco packing unit here were on Wednesday rescued, a labour department official said.

Chouhan seeks meeting with Sonia on Congress' malicious MPPEB campaign
Chouhan seeks meeting with Sonia on Congress' malicious MPPEB campaign

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sought appointment of Congress President Sonia Gandhi to apprise her about the "slanderous" campaign run by her party in connection with the MPPEB scam.

Chouhan seeks to meet Sonia on Congress' malicious MPPEB campaign

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has sought appointment of Congress president Sonia Gandhi to apprise her about the "slanderous" campaign run by her party in connection with the MPPEB scam.

17 pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh missing in Nepal

Seventeen pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh`s Shahdol district have been reported missing in Nepal since a 7.9-magnitude earthquake rocked the Himalayan nation on Saturday.

Six minor inmates escape from remand home in Indore

Six inmates escaped from a children's remand home in Pardeshipura area here, police said on Monday.

Farmer kills self in Madhya Pradesh

A 47-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance in Vijaygarh village of the district apparently over not getting compensation for his crop which suffered an extensive damage in unseasonal rains and hailstorm, police said on Monday.

Madhya Pradesh Police to get 1,000 GPS-equipped vehicles

The Madhya Pradesh Police will soon get 1,000 GPS-equipped vehicles which would be capable of reaching a person soon after he dials 100 number for security, state Director General of Police Surendra Singh said on Monday.

Nepal earthquake: MP govt declares Rs 5 cr help for victims

 Madhya Pradesh will contribute Rs 5 crore in the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund as an aid for people affected by a powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake which rocked Nepal and various parts of India.

Chouhan says no casualties or damage due to tremors in MP

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said there were no reports of casualties or damage to property in the state due to the earthquake which hit several parts of the country and Nepal, but asked officials to be on alert to deal with possible aftershocks.

Tremor felt in several MP districts, Nagpur

Tremors of a high-intensity earthquake that shook east and north India, with its epicentre in Nepal, were felt at many districts in Madhya Pradesh and adjoining eastern Maharashtra.

MP STF records Digvijay Singh's statement on MPPEB scam

 The Madhya Pradesh STF on Thursday recorded AICC general secretary Digvijay Singh's statement in connection with the alleged role of Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan in MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.

MP CM praises his minister for championing mass marriage

Patting his Cabinet Minister Gopal Bhargava, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he (minister) has set an example by marrying off his two children in a mass marriage here on Wednesday.

150 couples tie knot on occasion of Akshaya Tritiya in Bhopal

At least 150 couples recited wedding vows at a mass marriage here on Tuesday on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya.

Madhya Pradesh water protest continues for 11th day

With the agitation against raising Omkareshwar dam water level here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the 11th day on Tuesday, the condition of protestors who are squatting in the river has worsened.

Kejriwal writes to MP CM on issues of Omkareshwar dam oustees

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan requesting him to look into the demands of the people affected by Omkareshwar dam project in Khandwa district and resolve the issues pertaining to their rehabilitation.

MP CM to pay obeisance at Lord Parshuram's temple

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will tomorrow pay obeisance at Janapav, the birth place of Lord Parashuram, about 40 kms from here.

Man kills mother for scolding his wife in MP

A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his mother on Monday after she scolded his wife for not doing domestic work properly, police said.

Madhya Pradesh farmers stand in water for the ninth day protesting delay in relief

Farmers demonstrating against delay in compensation in Madhya Pradesh continued their agitation as they stood in water fighting poor health for the ninth day in a row.

MP officials asked to keep check on child marriages

Police and administration have been asked to keep a check on child marriages after a disturbing trend in which more under-aged boys were entering into wedlock as compared to girls in Madhya Pradesh was noticed.

Nine-day-old water protest in Khandwa continues

With the agitation against the raising of the water-level in Omkareshwar dam here in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the ninth day on Sunday, the condition of protestors highlighting their plaint by squatting in the river worsened.

Madhya Pradesh minister to wed off children in mass marriage function

In a bid to discourage the practice of lavish weddings, Madhya Pradesh minister Gopal Bhargava will hold nuptial ceremonies of his two children at a mass marriage function near here.

Chartered plane makes emergency landing in Bhopal

A Shanghai-bound chartered plane with two passengers on board, made an emergency landing at the Raja Bhoj airport in the city on Saturday evening following a technical snag in the aircraft's engine, an official said.