Tag: Madhya Pradesh

Stones pelted at Madhya Pradesh CM

Bhopal: Stones were hurled at Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s chariot while he was conducting the ‘Jan Aashirwad Yatra’ in Sidhi district, police said on Monday. The incident occurred in Churhat area late on Sunday in the assembly constituency of Congress’s Ajay Singh. “The miscreants hid in the dark and pelted stones,” Bhartiya […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
ASI lynched in MP village

Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh): An Assistant Sub-Inspector who had gone to arrest a wanted criminal was brutally done to death by a group of criminals and their supporters in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. Eight persons have been taken into custody in the case. Umreth police station ASI Dev Chand Nagle had […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Nation must unite to protect children: Rahul on Mandsaur gang rape

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday voiced his angst against the brutal gang rape and assault of an eight-year-old schoolgirl in Madhya Pradesh and said the nation must come together to protect the children. The Congress party asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi if he would intervene and ensure that speedy justice was delivered […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
12 killed in MP road accident

Bhopal: Twelve persons, including seven women, were killed early on Thursday when a jeep collided with a tractor in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, police said. The accident occurred when the jeep carrying members of a family to a funeral collided with the sand-carrying truck on Ambah road. Eight others were injured, two of whom were […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
MP discom chief calls staff 'dogs', engineers threaten protest

Bhopal: Engineers in the Madhya Pradesh central electricity distribution company on Tuesday demanded the removal of discom Managing Director Sanjay Goyal after he reportedly called them “anti-nationals” and “dogs”, and threatened a protest if he was not sacked. Madhya Pradesh engineers’ union General Secretary V.K.S. Parihar wrote to the Chief Secretary of the Power Department on […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
A.P. Express coaches catch fire, none injured

Bhopal: At least two coaches of the A.P. Express caught fire near Birlanagar in Madhya Pradesh on Monday, officials said. No one was injured. According to a Railway Ministry official, the fire was detected in the B-6 coach around 11.50 a.m. The fire then spread to the B-7 coach, Ved Prakash, a Railway Ministry spokesperson, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Ready to fight elections against younger rivals: Kamal Nath

Bhopal: Responding to questions about his age, newly appointed Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath on Thursday said he is ready to fight electoral battles against BJP rivals who are in the age group of 50-60. “I do not hide my age. Age has nothing to do with your work,” said the 72-year-old Congress leader. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Kamal Nath named MP Congress chief

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday appointed former Union minister Kamal Nath as President of its state unit in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh. Party MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has been appointed Chairman of the Campaign Committee. Kamal Nath, a MP from Chhindwara, has replaced Arun Yadav as the state Congress chief. Besides Kamal Nath, the party also […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
21 killed in MP accident

Bhopal: At least 21 members of a wedding party were killed after a bus they were travelling in fell into the Son river in Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district, an official said on Wednesday. The accident in which more than 20 others were injured, occurred late on Tuesday when the driver lost control of the vehicle […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
President to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti in MP

Indore: President Ram Nath Kovind will celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti on Saturday in Madhya Pradesh’s Mhow, the birthplace of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, an official said on Friday. The three-day celebration in Mhow — also known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar — to mark the birth anniversary of Ambedkar kicked off on Thursday, the official said here. Divisional […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
PM announces Rs 20,000-cr defence industrial corridor in Bundelkhand

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that his government will establish a Rs 20,000-crore defence industrial production corridor in Bundelkhand — a region divided between Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh — that will generate 250,000 jobs and bring development to one of the most impoverished regions of the country. “I am making an […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Students to answer roll-call with 'Jai Hind' in MP schools

Bhopal: Days after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that people in India should use words “Mata” and “Pita” for their parents, a state minister has announced that from now onwards, the students will have to answer their roll-call with “Jai Hind”. While addressing NCC cadets on the National Cadet Corps Day on […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Tribal woman mortgages jewellery to build toilet

Dewas: Inspired by the central government’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh mortgaged her jewellery to build a toilet in her house. Annapurna Bai lives in Amodiya village with four children, including two daughters, and her husband, a labourer. She says she did not like defecating in the open so without waiting for […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Congress wins Chitrakoot by-poll

Bhopal: Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi was on Sunday declared elected to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly from Chitrakoot constituency, defeating the BJP by 14,133 votes. Chaturvedi led right from the start of vote count at 8 a.m. and kept increasing his winning lead, officials said. After 19 rounds of counting, he worsted the Bharatiya Janata Party’s […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Girl students forced to undress over 'theft' of Rs 70 in Madhya Pradesh

Damoh: Two girl students were allegedly forced to undress in a school in Damoh district of Madhya Pradesh by a teacher who wanted to conduct a check after a student complained her Rs 70 was stolen, an official said on Saturday. District Education Officer (DEO) Ajab Singh Thakur told IANS: “A Class 10 student of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021