Madhya Pradesh News

VHP will take percentage of Hindus to 100 in India: Praveen Togadia
VHP will take percentage of Hindus to 100 in India: Praveen Togadia

A day after Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat made a strong pitch for Hindu awakening and described India as a Hindu nation, senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday said that his assertion is like "gospel" for VHP.

MP govt to hold fresh meetings to discuss Majithia Wage Board

 Another round of meeting will take place between officials concerned and media house owners to ensure that the Majithia Wage Board's recommendation for journalists and non-journalists were implemented in toto across the state, Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday said.

GCF, BEL upgrading L/70 anti-aircraft guns

 The 40mm L/70 anti-aircraft guns used by Indian defence forces are being upgraded and modernised at Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur-based Gun Carriage Factory (GCF), with the help of Bharat Electronics Limited.

Ex-MLA Bhaiya Raja dead

Bhopal: Former MLA Ashok Veer Vikram Singh alias Bhaiya Raja, who was undergoing treatment at government- run Hamadia Hospital in judicial custody, died on Friday.

Vyapam scam blot on BJP performance in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal: BJP dominated the political landscape in Madhya Pradesh in 2014 by registering resounding victories in Lok Sabha and local bodies elections but an admission-cum-recruitment scam made Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan do a lot of explanation.

Minor falls in borewell in MP, rescue efforts on

Chhattarpur: A 14-month-old boy fell into a deep borewell and was trapped at a depth of 18-feet inside it at a village in the district.

Gwalior judge sexual harassment: Supreme Court quashes probe panel
Gwalior judge sexual harassment: Supreme Court quashes probe panel

In a significant development, the Supreme Court on Thursday divested an Madhya Pradesh High Court Judge, accused of sexual misdemeanour, from undertaking administrative and supervisory role.

Over 18 lakh girls have benefitted from Ladli scheme in MP

More than Rs 4,500 crore has been deposited in bank accounts of over 18.62 lakh girls so far under the Ladli Laxmi Yojana aimed at protecting the future of the girls and enhancing their population in the state, Madhya Pradesh government said on Wednesday.

Cruelty against children is crime against humanity: Satyarthi

Nobel Laureate and Bachpan Bachao Andolan activist Kailash Satyarthi on Wednesday said cruelty against children and depriving them of education, freedom, security and dreams was a heinous crime against humanity.

'Light metro rail in Indore, Bhopal likely before 2018'

 The proposed light metro rail system in Indore and Bhopal cities are planned to be launched before 2018, Madhya Pradesh minister Kailash Vijaywargiya said here on Wednesday.

Shailendra Shrivastava takes over as MP Transport Commissioner

Madhya Pradesh government has appointed senior IPS officer, Shailendra Shrivastava as the State's Transport Commissioner.

Chouhan condemns attack on school children in Peshawar

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday strongly condemned the brutal massacre of school children in Pakistan's Peshawar town.

Madhya Pradesh village panchayat polls to be held in 3 phases

Village panchayat polls will be held in three phases in Madhya Pradesh on January 13, 19 and February 19, it has been officially announced.

No power can separate Mumbai from Maharashtra: Fadnavis

Asserting that Mumbai will never be separated from Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said his suggestion of a committee for Mumbai headed by the Prime Minister is meant for the fast track development of the city.

Tiger count stands at 288 in Madhya Pradesh

 Madhya Pradesh has nearly 288 tigers at present, state Forests Minister Dr Gaurishankar Shejwar said on Sunday.

MP transport vehicles to have 'safety button' for women: CM

In a bid to provide instant help to women commuters in distress, a Global Positioning System (GPS) will be installed in state public transport vehicles along with a 'safety button' linked to police control room, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said.

Eunuchs contribute constructively to 'Swachh Abhiyan' in MP

Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Saturday said roping in of eunuchs into the cleanliness drive under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' across the state has yielded encouraging results.

Dreaded criminal shot dead in police encounter in MP

A dreaded criminal from the Gwalior-Chambal region in Madhya Pradesh, was on Friday shot dead in an encounter near Laxmangarh village here, police said.

Yoga will be included in school curriculum: Chouhan

Terming the United Nations' declaration to observe June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga' a "matter of pride" for India, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced to include yoga in school education curriculum.

Five killed, 18 injured in bus accident in Seoni

 Five persons, including three women, were killed and 18 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling rammed into a tree near a village here, police said today.

Minor girl raped by father, uncle in Indore

 A 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father and uncle here for over a month, police said today.

Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari

A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early on Thursday morning, the police said.

Man booked for raping daughter in Madhya Pradesh

A man was today charged with offence for allegedly raping his minor daughter repeatedly for last 6 months here, police said.

'Foreign tours of MP CM, ministers cost state over Rs 1.71 cr'

Madhya Pradesh government has spent over Rs 1.71 crore on two foreign tours undertaken by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and some of his cabinet colleagues for attracting investment in the state in the current fiscal.

Sand mafia attack mining inspection team in Hoshangabad, cop hurt

A police constable was on Thursday injured when sand mafia attacked a mining inspection team after it seized tractor-trolleys allegedly carrying sand without valid documents near a village in the district.

MP govt still adhering to old land acquisition rules

The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday admitted that it was carrying on land acquisition and rehabilitation at Sagar's Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary (NWS) according to the 2008 rules, instead of the new Act of 2013.

BJP, Congress raise spurious liquor sale issue in MP Assembly

BJP and Congress members Thursday expressed concern over the issue of alleged sale of illegal and spurious liquor in various parts of Madhya Pradesh.

Vidisha residents celebrate as Satyarthi receives Nobel

A mood of jubilation prevailed in Vidisha on Wednesday as the child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi, who hails from the city, received the Nobel Peace Prize alongwith Malala Yousafzai at a ceremony in Oslo.

MP govt makes GPS in cabs, driver verification mandatory

In the aftermath of the alleged rape of a woman in a cab in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh government has made installation of GPS-based navigation system in taxis and drivers' police verification mandatory.

Five-year-old girl raped in school van in Indore, driver arrested

 A van driver allegedly raped a five-year-old school girl inside his vehicle here.