‘Godse follower’ in MP Cong leaves party divided ahead of civic polls

The Congress’ state unit in Madhya Pradesh is facing an internal turmoil in the wake of a Hindu Mahasabha leader joining the party. The inne...

Food adulteration now punishable with life imprisonment in Madhya Pradesh

The Madhya Pradesh government announced on Friday (February 26) life imprisonment for the offence of food adulteration under the "Milawat Pe Kasawat" campaign

Raid at Congress MLA’s firm leads to ₹450 crore ‘undisclosed income&...

The Income Tax Department found over ₹450 crore undisclosed income after it raided a business premises owned by Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Nilay Daga's family, reports said quoting officials. The searches were carried out on February 18 in 22 locations.

Congress threatens to disrupt Kangana’s film shoot in MP; state promises p...

BJP leader and state home minister Narottam Mishra said on Thursday (February 11) that the government will ensure that Bollywood actor Kangana faces no problem while shooting for her film "Dhakaad" after Congress leaders said they will not allow the shooting to proceed unless Ranaut apologises for her comments on protesting farmers

Madhya Pradesh CM mulls liquor ban to create a ‘good state’

To help Madhya Pradesh become a “good state”, Chief Minister Shivraj Chouhan has said on Saturday (February 6) that his government wants to ban liquor and will shortly run a campaign to urge tipplers from consuming alcohol.

Indore municipal official suspended after video of civic staff mistreating homeless p...

The Madhya Pradesh government has suspended a senior Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official after a shocking video emerged of municipality officials mistreating homeless people and pushing them in a truck

HC denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui, held for ‘insulting’ Hindu go...

The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court on Thursday rejected the bail applications of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui and his aide Nalin Yadav, who were arrested earlier this year allegedly for hurting religious sentiments during their show.

13-yr-old gang-raped repeatedly in MP even as CM promises ‘honour’

The New Year brings no hope for an end to the crimes against women in Madhya Pradesh, as yet another gang-rape of a 13-year-old in Umaria by nine men over a period of eight days, has recently come to light. This horrific gang-rape happens to be the most recent incident in a spate of similar sexual violence cases in the state, in just the past one w...

In Gwalior, a library for Godse to prove his ‘nationalism’

Now, a library in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior will stand testimony to what the Akhil Bhartiya Hindu Mahasabha thinks is "nationalism" of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, in a not-the-first attempt by right-wing outfits to idolise the killer of Father of the Nation.

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Infra push, sops for women in Stalin’s vision document for Tamil Nadu

DMK president MK Stalin on Sunday (March 7) released the party's vision document for the next 10 years, focussing on thrust areas such as economy, agriculture, water resources, education and health, urban development, rural infrastructure and social justice.

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Congress issues second list for 3 seats in Phase 1 of Assam polls

Guwahati: The AICC on Sunday issued the second list of three candidates for the prestigious Titabor, Dhakuakhana and Naoboicha assembly constituencies of Assam, which goes to polls in the first phase on March 27.

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Ram chant, clash, demolition: Communal tension boils over in Indore

The residents of Indore's minority-dominated Chandan Khedi village are spending anxious moments as clashes during a right-wing rally led to communal tension last week, resulting in a sudden demolition drive over "illegal encroachments" on government land.

2 Scindia loyalists return as MP ministers as Shivraj expands cabinet

Bhopal: Two loyalists of Jyotiraditya Scindia, who had jumped from the Congress to BJP last year bringing down the Kamal Nath government in Madhya Pradesh, have now returned as ministers in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led cabinet after it was expanded on Sunday.

MP govt clears ‘anti-love jihad’ ordinance, seeks governor’s approv...

The BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday (December 29) took the ordinance route to approve the Freedom to Religion Bill 2020. The ordinance was cleared during a special cabinet session. It has been sent to Governor Anandiben Patel for her approval. On December 26, the state cabinet had cleared the Bill that stipulates prison term of up to 10 year...

MP’s cow cabinet holds first meeting, plans a research centre

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday (November 22) chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted “gau cabinet” (cow cabinet”, and various decisions were taken for cow conservation and protection.

After giving India its first cattle sanctuary, MP to form cow cabinet

If the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government has launched initiatives to protect the ‘holy gaumata’, Madhya Pradesh is trying to match the neighbour stride for stride by harnessing the potential of its bovines. In a recent initiative, the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government has decided to constitute a ‘cow cabinet’ to give a fillip to rural economy. ...

Adityanath’s threat to MP law: BJP in ‘hot pursuit’ of ‘love ...

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government in Madhya Pradesh will soon introduce “love jihad” Bill in the state assembly and it will have a provision of five years imprisonment for violators, Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Tuesday (November 17).

Tribal burnt alive for not repaying ₹5,000 borrowed during COVID crisis

A tribal from Guna district in Madhya Pradesh was burnt alive by a farmer from the same village on Friday night for failing to return Rs 5,000, which he had borrowed from the accused during lockdown.

Big test for Scindia as MP votes for 28 seats in crucial bypolls

Amid heavy security and adhering to COVID-19 restrictions, voting began at 7 am for bypolls to 28 assembly seats in 19 districts of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday (November 3).

SC asks who decides on ‘star campaigner:’ Here’s what the tag means...

The Election Commission (EC) recently removed former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath from the list of star campaigners in the Madhya Pradesh by-elections.

Scindia’s embarrassing slip of tongue gets Congress ‘endorsement’

Old habits die hard and sometimes bring embarrassment as well! Such was the case for BJP's Jyotiraditya Scindia when he called upon people to press "the hand" button in the November 3 Madhya Pradesh by-elections, according to a video being circulated online. 

Kamal Nath reacts to EC revoking his ‘star campaigner’ status

After the Election Commission of India (EC) revoked his “star campaigner” status for repeatedly violating the moral code of conduct, Congress leader Kamal Nath has reacted to the same. The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said he will comment about the EC’s decision only after November 10. “Star campaigner is neither a post nor a status. ...

Congress to move court as EC revokes Kamal Nath’s star campaigner status

New Delhi: The Congress party has decided to move court against the Election Commission's decision to revoke the "star campaigner" status of former chief minister Kamal Nath, the party state unit's media coordiator Narendra Saluja was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Cases against ‘Padmaavat’ protesters to be withdrawn: Shivraj before bypo...

The cases against those who protested against the controversial 2018 film Padmavat would be withdrawn, said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday apart from announcing a memorial of Rani Padmavati. 

Curbs on physical rallies: EC moves SC against Madhya Pradesh HC order

After the Madhya Pradesh High Court put restrictions on physical political rallies in nine districts of the state, the Election Commission of India has moved the Supreme Court against the Gwalior Bench’s order. Bypolls to 28 Assembly seats will be held on November 3 and due to the coronavirus pandemic, the High Court has put in place restriction...

EC asks Kamal Nath to explain ‘item’ jibe in 48 hours

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath on his "item" jibe at BJP candidate Imarti Devi, saying his remarks were found to be in violation of the model code in place in the state due to the assembly by-election.

‘What an item:’ Kamal Nath’s sexist remark on woman BJP leader

Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath landed himself in a controversy, after he in a sexist remark called a former woman colleague as an 'item.' In a video circulating on social media, Nath, while addressing a campaign meeting in Dabra for the bypolls, is seen remarking that the candidate fielded by the Congress for the bypolls is a “s...

Minor kidnapped, raped in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone

In yet another case of cruelty against women, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by three unidentified men in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh on September 30.

Two-day-old girl stabbed, dumped on temple premises in Bhopal

At a time when the country is experiencing massive public outrage over the gang-rape and subsequent death of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh, the stabbed body of a two-day-old girl has been recovered from the premises of a temple in Bhopal, police said on Wednesday (September 30). Police said the newborn’s body bore multiple stab wound...

Indore BJP minister’s procession courts controversy for ignoring COVID norms

A huge BJP procession organized in Indore to honour Madhya Pradesh minister Tulsi Silawat was surrounded in a controversy on Wednesday (September 9) as the crowd avoided social distancing norms and wearing masks. Indore reported 295 fresh infections, the highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases that has taken its tally to 15,165. “At present, ...

Eight dead in flood-hit Madhya Pradesh, IAF on rescue mission

Bhopal: The Indian Air Force is airlifting villagers from the flood-affected areas in Madhya Pradesh, where eight people have already died in rain-related incidents, including swollen rivers and wall collapses.
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