Madhya Pradesh News

Vyapam scam: CFSL finalises Akshay Singh's viscera report, informs MP cops
Vyapam scam: CFSL finalises Akshay Singh's viscera report, informs MP cops

The Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory (CFSL) Delhi has asked Jhabua Police to collect viscera reports of TV journalist Akshay Singh, who died under mysterious circumstances after having interviewed parents of victim Namrata Damor, whose name figured in the Vyapam scam.

MP should get Haj quota as per 2011 census: Qureshi

Terming the present Haj quota for 3,000 pilgrims as insufficient, the Madhya Pradesh Haj Committee on Sunday demanded that the Centre should give this quota as per the 2011 census to the state.

Chlorine gas leaks from Narmada Jal Project plant in MP, none hurt
Chlorine gas leaks from Narmada Jal Project plant in MP, none hurt

Chlorine gas on Saturday leaked from a water filtration plant of Bhopal Municipal Corporation in Bag Sevania area here, no casualities reported so far, police said.

MP govt to frame law to give residential rights to poor people

 Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that a law will be framed to allot residential land to poor people, claiming it will be the first of its kind initiative in the country.

MP: Congress distributes free onions, pulses

The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Congress on Friday distributed free onions and pulses here to mark its protest against their soaring prices.

MP: Dalit woman sarpanch alleges threat by PDS shop owner

A Dalit woman sarpanch of a village here has alleged that the proprietor of a fair price shop and his aides threatened to kill her and also insulted and tried to intimidate her for passing a resolution against malpractices at the PDS outlet.

BJP MLA Kalu Singh Thakur, two others booked for booth violence

 BJP MLA Kalu Singh Thakur, his driver and one of his supporters were booked today for allegedly indulging in violence at a toll booth in Indore district two days ago.

Haj flights in MP from Aug 31, 3,000 pilgrims to fly

Nearly 3,000 Haj pilgrims from Madhya Pradesh will start leaving for their journey from August 31.

Javadekar slams Jyotiraditya Scindia over trust's land deal

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar took potshots at Congress chief whip in the Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday and alleged that two acres of land belonging to the Jyotiraditya Scindia Charitable Trust was sold off unlawfully at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP MLA in MP gets into spat at toll booth, alleges manhandling

A ruling BJP MLA and his supporters allegedly ransacked a tool booth following an altercation with the workers manning it when they were asked to pay the toll fee in Indore district.

Ahead of 'World Hindi' meet, campaign launched in Bhopal to turn signboards in Hindi

With an aim to promote Hindi in view of the World Hindi Conference here next month, a campaign is to be launched from Tuesday to have all signboards in the Madhya Pradesh state capital written in Hindi language.

'Nakshatra Vatikas' to be developed in Madhya Pradesh schools

Keen to educate students about constellations and properties of trees, the Madhya Pradesh government will develop 'Nakshatra Vatikas' in government schools.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan set to expand Cabinet amid Vyapam, local poll win
Shivraj Singh Chouhan set to expand Cabinet amid Vyapam, local poll win

 Cornered over Vyapam scam, but buoyed by results of just-held local body elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is set to expand his Cabinet by this month-end.

CBI registers seven more FIRs in Vyapam case

The CBI on Friday registered seven fresh FIRs and two more preliminary enquiries in its ongoing probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

Graft cases will affect MP assembly polls results: CPI(M)

 Rejecting BJP's claim that the Vyapam scam had no impact on recently held Madhya Pradesh civic polls, CPI(M) on Friday said the graft cases will "surely" affect the results of forthcoming state assembly elections.

Accused for kidnapping panchayat officer BJP MLA surrenders

On the run for almost a year in a kidnapping case, local MLA KK Shrivastava on Friday surrendered before the police.

All efforts to be made to start international flights from MP: Govt

The Centre will make all efforts to start international flights from Madhya Pradesh to boost commercial and tourism potential of the state, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma has said.

Absconding Madhya Pradesh legislator arrested

Madhya Pradesh legislator KK Shrivastava, who was absconding for a year, was arrested on Friday, police said.

CBI files 84th FIR in Vyapam case

The CBI on Thursday registered the 84th FIR in connection with its probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh HC asks archaeology department to study places linked with Lord Rama in Chitrakoot

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the state archaeology department to study certain sites in Chitrakoot area of Satna district where according to the Hindu mythology Lord Rama spent his 14-year exile and decide if they should be preserved.

Watch: MP Home Minister Babulal Gaur worships live snakes on Naag Panchami
Watch: MP Home Minister Babulal Gaur worships live snakes on Naag Panchami

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Babulal Gaur on Wednesday worshipped live snakes on the occasion of serpent festival, Naag Panchami.

Congress ruining image of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Asserting that his hands are clean in the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday accused Congress of ruining the state's image by mounting a campaign of false allegations to secure its selfish interests, which he said the people rejected ourtright as is evident from the BJP's clean sweep in civic polls.

Vyapam scam: CBI to examine doctors who gave reports on Namrata Damore death
Vyapam scam: CBI to examine doctors who gave reports on Namrata Damore death

Senior doctors who did post-mortem of Namrata Damore, an alleged beneficiary of MBBS admission through Vyapam, and police officials who investigated the case have come under the scanner of CBI for their contradictory reports and investigations.

MP: 19 districts get surplus rains, 13 fall short of normal

 Nineteen districts of Madhya Pradesh have received more than normal rainfall this season, while it was normal in 19 others and less than normal in the remaining 13 districts.

I am no way involved in any wrongdoing: Chouhan on Vyapam scam

Just three months short of completing a decade in office on November 29, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said he has not indulged in any wrongdoing in the Vyapam scam and that he sticks to 'honesty is the best policy' approach in politics.

MP govt lauds eunuchs for discouraging open defecation

Nearly 300 eunuch have been carrying out a campaign against open defecation under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Madhya Pradesh, with a state minister on Tuesday saying that his government's idea to rope-in eunuchs to discourage the unhealthy practice in three districts has paid off.

Jains protest HC ruling on Santhara practise in MP

Protesting against the Rajasthan High Court's decision which held the practise of Santhara (a ritual self-starvation to death) among the Jains as illegal, a large number of community members on Monday staged a demonstration here.

CBI registers one more case in Vyapam; total cases 71

CBI on Monday registered one more case in connection with the alleged cheating, forgery and irregularities in the conduct of examinations by Vyapam in Madhya Pradesh, taking the total number of cases filed to 71.

I thank people of MP for reposing their trust in BJP, tweets PM Modi

Expressing his delight with the verdict of the civic polls in Madhya Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the people for reposing their trust in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicates BJP's win in civic polls to PM Modi
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan dedicates BJP's win in civic polls to PM Modi

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday dedicated the BJP's win in the civic polls to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that it was a victory of the latter's policies.