Lockdown imposed in Madhya Pradesh’s three cities to curb rising COVID-19 cases

In the view of alarming surge in COVID-19 cases in the state, Madhya Pradesh government has imposed a one-day lockdown in the major cities like Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur on Sunday.

Mar 21, 2021, 06:40 AM IST

Night curfew in Bhopal, Indore from today amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Essential services such as medical shops, ration shops and eateries will be exempted from the curfew. Shops will remain closed in Indore, Bhopal, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Ratlam, Chhindwara, Burhanpur, Betul and Khargone cities (which are also district headquarters) from 10 PM to 6 AM.

Mar 17, 2021, 06:52 AM IST

Caught on cam: Senior IPS officer brutally thrashes wife, drags along ground in Bhopal; extra-marital affair believed to be reason behind discord

In the purported video, the police officer of Director General (DG) rank is seen dragging his wife along the ground and brutally assaulting her. Meanwhile, other staff present in his house tries to intervene and stop the police officer.

Sep 28, 2020, 12:50 PM IST

We aim to complete Bhopal and Indore Metro Projects in next 3-4 years: CM Shivraj Chouhan

The total cost of the Bhopal and Indore Metro Rail Project is Rs 14,442 crore 20 lakh, that include the cost of Rs 6941 crore 40 lakh of Bhopal Metro and Rs 7500 crore 80 lakh of Indore Metro.

Aug 21, 2020, 08:10 AM IST

Uttar Pradesh Nishad Party MLA Vijay Mishra detained by cops in Madhya Pradesh's Bhadohi

Vijay Mishra, a Nishad Party MLA from Bhadohi's Gyanpur, was booked by the Uttar Pradesh Police along with his wife and son on a complaint of his relative, who had accused them of land grab after threatening him.

Aug 15, 2020, 13:15 PM IST

Recite Hanuman Chalisa five times till August 5 to end coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, says BJP MP Pragya Thakur

Amid the rising coronavirus COVID-19 cases in the country, BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday (July 25) said that people should recite the Hanuman Chalisa five times a day till August 5 in order to end coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 26, 2020, 06:27 AM IST

Bhopal Congress MLA Arif Masood slams Madhya Pradesh government's decision to impose lockdown during Eid ul Adha

Congress MLA from Bhopal Central, Arif Masood, on Thursday (July 23) opposed the Madhya Pradesh government decision to impose a 10-day lockdown in the state capital. The lockdown in Bhopal will come into effect from 8 AM on Friday (July 24) and will remain in force until 8 AM on August 4. 

Jul 23, 2020, 09:57 AM IST

20 to 25 new members likely to join Shivraj Singh Chouhan ministry in Madhya Pradesh

The sources said 14 to 15 BJP MLAs and around nine former Congress legislators, who joined the saffron party in March, are likely to get ministerial berths.

Jun 29, 2020, 18:19 PM IST

Father-son duo killed by neighbours after tiff in Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh, 17 booked

A 57-year-old man and his son were allegedly beaten to death with sticks by their neighbours in Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh following an argument over washing of sand, police said on Sunday.

Jun 28, 2020, 19:23 PM IST

88 per cent excess rainfall in Madhya Pradesh in June due to early onset of monsoon: IMD

Earlier, the monsoon used to reach Madhya Pradesh in the second half of June and would take time to expand its footprint in the whole state.

Jun 28, 2020, 12:43 PM IST

Congress suffers jolt ahead of Madhya Pradesh bypolls, 300 workers including Dinesh Girwal quit party to join BJP

The Congress rebels were administered the oath of the party at the BJP office by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP state president Vishnu Dutt Sharma. 

Jun 16, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

Digvijaya Singh booked for sharing edited video of Shivraj Singh Chouhan

The complaint was registered against Congress veteran Digvijaya after leaders of the ruling BJP on June 14 submitted a complaint to the Madhya Pradesh police demanding filing of an FIR for sharing the morphed video of Chief Minister Chouhan on his Twitter handle.

Jun 15, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

Two cops brutally thrash man in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara, video goes viral

The viral clip shows policemen repeatedly hitting a man on his head and neck with a stick. Even as the man falls on the ground, the policemen go on hitting him in his face.

May 24, 2020, 15:54 PM IST

Policeman assaulted in Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh, six arrested

Villagers in the area raised an alarm, following which more personnel were rushed to the spot.

May 12, 2020, 14:42 PM IST

Amid lockdown, Madhya Pradesh govt reshuffles 50 IAS officers

In a major administrative reshuffle amid the lockdown, the Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 50 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including some additional chief secretaries, principal secretaries and a former chief secretary.

May 10, 2020, 12:36 PM IST

Man arrested for theft, raping blind woman in Bhopal

The police arrested the accused and recovered stolen items from his possession.

Apr 26, 2020, 20:34 PM IST

5 ministers, including Narottam Mishra, sworn into Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Chouhan's Cabinet today

The new ministers who took oath today are Narottam Mishra, Kamal Patel, Meena Singh, Tulsi Silawat and Govind Singh Rajput.

Apr 21, 2020, 12:42 PM IST

Visually impaired woman raped in MP, family stuck in Rajasthan amid lockdown

The woman, who is a bank officer, was alone at home during the incident as her husband and family have been stranded in Rajasthan due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Apr 18, 2020, 07:09 AM IST

With 361 cases, Madhya Pradesh sets single-day record; Indore reports 245 alone

Madhya Pradesh recorded a huge surge in coronavirus COVID-19 infections with at least 361 cases reported on Thursday (April 16), the highest single-day figure for any state so far. Indore has reported the highest 842 positive cases in the state with at least 245 new cases registered on Thursday.  

Apr 17, 2020, 08:46 AM IST

64 foreigners among 74 Tablighi event attendees booked in Madhya Pradesh

The police have also registered a case against 13 local residents, who provided shelter to them in different mosques and caused the spread of coronavirus infection

Apr 10, 2020, 19:38 PM IST