Man lynched on child-lifting rumours; six hurt

Dhar: A 35-year-old man was lynched while six of his friends were seriously injured on Wednesday (February 5) in an attack by a group of villagers...

POCSO accused hangs self inside Gwalior Central Jail in MP

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Lady Deputy Collector pulled by hair during pro-CAA rally in MP, 1 arrested

Bhopal: One person was arrested and two others were booked for manhandling Rajgarh Deputy Collector Priya Verma during a pro-Citizenship (Amendment) Act rally in the Madhya Pradesh district on Sunday. Besides, 17 others have been arrested for the violation of Section 144 in the region, reports said.

Mayawati suspends BSP MLA Rama Bai for supporting Citizenship law

Lucknow/Bhopal: BSP chief Mayawati on Sunday suspended party MLA Rama Bai for supporting the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act. Rama Bai, who represents the Patheriya Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh district, on Saturday evening supported the law at a function held in her constituency.

MP: Social media posts under scanner in wake of CAA protests

The Madhya Pradesh police on Friday (December 20) issued a directive in the wake of protests against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) asking WhatsApp group administrators to ensure objectionable comments affecting law and order are not posted. The Crime Branch directive promised strict legal action ...

Nine killed, 10 injured as bus rams into truck in Madhya Pradesh

Rewa: Nine passengers, including a six-month-old boy, were killed and 10 others injured when their speeding bus rammed into a stationary truck in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district on Thursday (December 5) morning, police said.

41 women made to sleep on floor after surgery, surgeon blames inadequate facility

A few days after the video of 41 women, who underwent sterilisation surgery sleeping on the floor went viral, civil surgeon R Tripathi on Sunday (December 1) said, there was no proper infrastructure facility to provide a bed to such patients. In the video, 41 women patients who underwent sterilisation on November 25 were seen sleeping on the flo...

No leave for police officials in Madhya Pradesh ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Bhopal: Police officials and employees in Madhya Pradesh are directed to not avail leave until further notice ahead of the upcoming festivals and the Supreme Court's verdict on the sensitive Ayodhya issue. An order in this regard was issued by the state police headquarters on Friday (November 2) which is addressed to superintendents of police (SPs) of a...

Three kids drown as school van falls into well in Madhya Pradesh

Chennai/Shajapur: Three schoolchildren drowned near Ricchoda village in Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh on Friday (October 18) when their school van, packed beyond capacity, fell into an open well, the police said.

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MP village set to vanish as Sardar Sarovar Dam water level rises

Indore: A village in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district has begun submerging as the level of the backwater of neighbouring Gujarat's Sardar Sarovar Dam started rising over the past fortnight due to heavy rains. On Sunday, the backwater level rose to 133 metres, 6.5 metres above the danger mark, leaving thousands of trees, large chunk of agricultural land an...

11 lose vision after cataract surgery at Indore hospital

Indore: Eleven persons have lost vision due to a bacterial infection following cataract surgeries conducted at a private hospital here last week. Thirteen patients underwent surgeries under the National Programme for Control of Blindness at Indore Netra Chikitsalay on August 8, and some of them later complained of blurred vision, Indore Chief Medical an...

Flood-hit Kolhapur, Sangli critical; Narmada crosses danger mark

Pune/Indore: Over 1.32 lakh people have been shifted to safer places in Western Maharashtra with the flood situation remaining especially grim in Kolhapur and Sangli districts of the region on Wednesday (August 7) following heavy rains. Sixteen deaths in rain and flood-related incidents have been reported from western Maharashtra in the last seven days, offi...

‘Going to washroom’: Kamal Nath’s nephew gives ED the slip

New Delhi: In a quick turn of events on Saturday (July 27), Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's nephew Ratul Puri was granted interim protection from arrest till July 29 by a Delhi court, soon after he left the Enforcement Directorate office where he was to be questioned in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper money laundering case. Accor...

In MP, Kamal blooms as BJP hesitates to pull off a Karnataka-style coup

The joke in Madhya Pradesh these days is that the BJP is programmed to compulsively vote for Kamal—a reference to the happenstance of the chief minister and the party’s symbol both having the same moniker. This piece of easy witticism has taken off after the unexpected support CM Kamal Nath got from two legislators of the BJP during a vote on a ...

Buoyed by support from 2 BJP MLAs, Kamal Nath dismisses threat to govt

Following the success of "Operation Lotus" in Karnataka, a BJP leader claimed in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday that the Kamal Nath government in the state can be toppled within 24 hours — if the party’s top leadership ordered. The statement by Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava, coming a day after the collapse of the Congress-JD(S) r...

Police dogs transferred to CM’s residence in MP, BJP cries foul

Bhopal: The transfers of police dogs and their handlers by the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh came in for criticism from the opposition which called it a "transfer racket". In an order issued on Friday (July 13) by the commandant of the 23 Battalion of Madhya Pradesh police, 46 dogs and their handlers were transferred, including a sniffer named '...

Four prisoners escape from MP jail

Neemuch: Four prisoners, including two convicted for smuggling drugs and others facing trials in murder and rape cases, escaped from a jail in Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh on Sunday, police said. As per preliminary investigation, the four prisoners - Nar Singh (20), Pankaj Mongia (21) (both from Rajasthan), and Lekh Ram (29) and Dubey Lal (19) - cu...

A Facebook group in Bhopal demands for better air connectivity

Bhopal: Over 40,000 people have come together on social networking site Facebook to demand better air connectivity for Bhopal. The group "Support Bhopal for Air Connectivity", which started with 27 members in July last year, is getting huge support from people both on and off the internet, the administrator of the Facebook group Prachi Baluapuri said. ...

I-T department to summon MP officials, Kamal Nath’s kin

New Delhi: The Income Tax (I-T) department will soon summon top officials of the Madhya Pradesh government, politicians and relatives of Chief Minister Kamal Nath as part of its probe into an alleged “widespread and well-organised” hawala racket of about Rs 281 crore unearthed during the Lok Sabha polls, sources said on Tuesday (May 28). Officials said the...

Madhya Pradesh raids: Kamal Nath aides, Digvijaya on CBI radar

Even as the Congress stands on shaky ground owing to its poor performance in the Madhya Pradesh Lok Sabha polls, in yet another jolt to the party, probe reports and dossiers submitted by the Election Commission to the CBI allege cash transfer to 11 Congress candidates in the state and payments of almost ₹20 crore made to the All India Congress Comm...

BJP seeks spl Assembly session in MP; claims Cong govt reduced to minority

Bhopal: The BJP unit of Madhya Pradesh, on Monday (May 20), wrote to the state Governor Anandiben Patel asking for a special session-undoubtedly for a trust vote-while claiming that the Kamal Nath government has been reduced to a minority. We are sending a letter to the Governor requesting an Assembly session as there are a lot of issues... It (the Madh...