Ujjain

Ujjain's Mahakal temple priests openly violate SC ruling, keep 'Shivling' uncovered during 'bhashma aarti'

Ujjain's Mahakal temple priests openly violate SC ruling, keep 'Shivling' uncovered during 'bhashma aarti'

Despite the Supreme Court approving new worshipping norms for the renowned Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar temple, the administration of the temple is said to openly flouting the court's order while performing the 'puja' rituals. 

Nov 05, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Ujjain's Mahakal temple Shiv Lingam shrinking? RO water to be used for 'jal abhishek'

Ujjain's Mahakal temple Shiv Lingam shrinking? RO water to be used for 'jal abhishek'

Ujjaini Vidwat Parishad had claimed that the 'Shiv Lingam' located in the sanctum sanctorum of the Mahakal Temple is shrinking.

Oct 27, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

260 injured in stone-pelting at 'Gotmar Fair' in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara

Around 260 people were injured in the stone-pelting at centuries-old traditional "Gotmar Fair" in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. The condition of four persons is stated to be serious.

Aug 23, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
Mandsaur violence: Madhya Pradesh IG accepts police fired at farmers during protest

Mandsaur violence: Madhya Pradesh IG accepts police fired at farmers during protest

A day after Madhya Pradesh Home Minister denied reports of firing by local police on agitating farmers in Mandsaur, the IG (Law and Order) Makrand Devaskar admitted that police resorted to firing to gain control of the rioting mob during the protest at the Madhya Pradesh. 

Jun 07, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
BJP alleges conspiracy in Mandsaur violence, asks Rahul Gandhi to refrain from politicising farmers' deaths

BJP alleges conspiracy in Mandsaur violence, asks Rahul Gandhi to refrain from politicising farmers' deaths

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday alleged there was a "conspiracy" behind the ongoing agitation of farmers in Madhya Pradesh, and asked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to refrain from "politicising the death of farmers" in the state.

Jun 07, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
Five killed as farmers' agitation intensifies in MP's Mandsaur, mobile internet suspended; Rs 1 cr compensation announced

Five killed as farmers' agitation intensifies in MP's Mandsaur, mobile internet suspended; Rs 1 cr compensation announced

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the opposition party for instigating the violence.

Jun 06, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh: Lizard found in mid-day meal, eight children fall sick

Madhya Pradesh: Lizard found in mid-day meal, eight children fall sick

As many as eight children fell sick on Saturday and were rushed to the hospital after consuming a mid-day meal in which a lizard was found.

May 20, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
Cow vigilantism strikes again: Madhya Pradesh government orders probe, assures justice

Cow vigilantism strikes again: Madhya Pradesh government orders probe, assures justice

A day after a video surfaced where a man was being brutally beaten up by a group of cow vigilantes, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh on Monday said that he has ordered an inquiry in the matter and will ensure justice is done in the case.

May 15, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Viral video: Gau rakshaks brutally thrash man in Ujjain, attack caught on camera

Viral video: Gau rakshaks brutally thrash man in Ujjain, attack caught on camera

In what seems to be an another case of cattle vigilantes turning violent in Madhya Pradesh, cow vigilantes assaulted a man in Ujjain district of the state. 

May 14, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Man stabbed in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain for writing Facebook post in support of Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet

Days after a huge controversy broke out over famous singer Sonu Nigam's 'azaan' tweet, a stabbing incident has been reported from Madhya Pradesh.

Apr 20, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: 20 shops gutted in Ujjain

Over 20 shops were gutted in a fire in this Madhya Pradesh city on Wednesday.

Mar 29, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
Ex-RSS leader Kundan Chandrawat who announced Rs 1 cr bounty on Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's head arrested

Ex-RSS leader Kundan Chandrawat who announced Rs 1 cr bounty on Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's head arrested

A former RSS leader Kundan Chandrawat who had announced Rs 1 crore bounty on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, had been arrested on Tuesday.

Mar 28, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
Lucknow anti-terror operation: UP ATS arrests two, including former IAF employee, in Kanpur

Lucknow anti-terror operation: UP ATS arrests two, including former IAF employee, in Kanpur

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad killed Saifullah, a resident of Manohar Nagar in Kanpur, in an 11-hour-long gunfight in Thakurganj's Haji colony on Wednesday.

Mar 09, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Indore-Patna Express derailment: 7 deceased from MP

Indore-Patna Express derailment: 7 deceased from MP

The disaster took place just a little after 0300 hrs when the passengers were deep asleep and jolted as the train jumped off the tracks.

Nov 20, 2016, 17:35 PM IST
MP police's apathy? Teacher who was stripped, forced to lick shoes in custody, commits suicide

MP police's apathy? Teacher who was stripped, forced to lick shoes in custody, commits suicide

A Madhya Pradesh primary school teacher committed suicide after being subjected to humiliation in police custody.

Nov 05, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

Elderly woman beaten to death by brothers for practising black magic in MP

Two persons were arrested for beating a 65-year-old woman to death accusing her of practising black magic in Madhya Pradesh`s Sidhi district, police said on Tuesday.

Oct 04, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Youth attempts to immolate self outside Bhopal Raj Bhavan over Governor's arrest

Youth attempts to immolate self outside Bhopal Raj Bhavan over Governor's arrest

A youth, Manoj Tripathi, who identified himself as a leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) allegedly tried to immolate self in front of the main gate of Raj Bhavan when the cavalcade of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav was coming out of the premises. 

Sep 07, 2016, 23:44 PM IST

Jain temple in Ujjain restrains entry of girls wearing jeans, skirts

A Jain temple in Ujjain city on Sunday restrained girls aged eight years and above from entering the temple in jeans, skirts and other western outfits.

Aug 29, 2016, 00:36 AM IST

Tragic! Man dies while trying to save cow from being swept away in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen

A man died in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh while trying to save a cow from being swept away in a fast-flowing river in spate, police said on Monday.

Aug 08, 2016, 15:25 PM IST
Madrasas in Ujjain refuse mid-day meals from ''Hindu'' organisations - Watch

Madrasas in Ujjain refuse mid-day meals from ''Hindu'' organisations - Watch

Parents of Muslim students believed the Iskcon Temple used to offer mid-day meals to Hindu gods before sending it to schools.

Aug 06, 2016, 16:33 PM IST