MP journalist burnt to death, says post-mortem report

The post-mortem report of Madhya Pradesh journalist Sandeep Kothari`s death has revealed that he was burnt alive, police said here on Saturday.

I told my brother 'leave journalism or you'll die', says murdered MP scribe's sister

The family members of reporter Sandeep Kothari, who was allegedly burnt alive by the land mafia, said that they had pleaded him to leave the profession as it posed great threat to his life.

MP scribe murder case: Culprits will be severely dealt with, says BJP leader

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rameshwar Sharma on Monday said that the Madhya Pradesh government is very cautious about the safety of its people and that the culprits in the murder case of the journalist who was burnt alive, will be severely dealt with.

Three killed in Madhya Pradesh cracker factory blast

: Three people were killed in a cracker factory blast in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday night.

RTO officer arrested in MP, cash found in car

The acting regional transport officer (RTO) of Balaghat and Mandla districts Ram Das Dakshya was on Saturday arrested and more than Rs 15.55 lakh in cash and seven mobile phones were seized from his private car.

Wanted woman Naxal held in Chhattisgarh

A woman Naxal carrying a reward of Rs 15,000 on her head was arrested from a village here, police said.

Honor killing: Dalit youth burnt alive in Bhopal; four held

 A 23-year-old Dalit man and his two friends were allegedly burnt alive in a case of honour-killing at the border of Balaghat and Seoni districts here, police said on Sunday.

Three bodies found in burnt jeep in Seoni, MP

 A burnt jeep with three bodies inside it was today found in a culvert near a village here, police said.

`Naxals` demand Rs 50 lakh from road construction firm in MP

Four persons claiming to be naxals have demanded Rs 50 lakh from a road construction company in Madhya Pradesh, police said on Sunday.

One killed in train-trolley collision in MP

A person was killed and three others were seriously injured when a memu train collided with a tractor-trolley at an umanned railway crossing on Sunday between Waraseoni and Gondia section here.

Police, naxals exchange fire in Balaghat

Police and naxals exchanged fire in a brief encounter in forest area near Raasimeta village in the district today, a senior officer said.

Police, Naxals exchange fire in Balaghat

Police and naxals exchanged fire in a brief encounter in forest area near Raasimeta village in the district on Thursday, a senior officer said.

Modi to address rallies in Mandla, Balaghat Lok Sabha seats

BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address two rallies in Madhya Pradesh on March 28, ahead of the first phase of Lok Sabha polls on April 10, sources said here Wednesday.

MP govt to light up Naxal-hit villages with solar energy

Madhya Pradesh government has approved an ambitious plan to provide electricity in 44 Naxal-hit villages of the state with the help of solar energy.

Mayawati promises three acres of land to MP`s landless people

Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Monday promised to give three acres of land to each landless person and create employment for the unemployed, if her party is elected to power in Madhya Pradesh.

One killed, 23 injured as bus overturns near Balaghat

A passenger was killed and 23 others including the driver were injured when a bus turned turtle near Chikhlajodi village, on Monday.

Youth gets ten years in jail for rape

A local court has awarded ten years` rigorous imprisonment to a youth for raping a minor girl.

Teenager girl raped by three youths in MP

The victim, who was travelling alone from Nainpur station, was being harassed by the accused since they boarded the train on Sunday night.

School principal arrested for sexually exploiting

Principal of a government primary school located at Paraswada Ghat under Tirodi police station was arrested for allegedly sexually exploiting few school children, police said.

MP: Maoists torture labourer in Balaghat

Maoists allegedly nailed a labourer to a bridge for working at a construction site under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana in the district, police said today.