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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday (July 25). The 61-year-old politician was admitted to Chirayu hospital in Bhopal

NHRC sent multiple notices to UP govt in 2017-18 on police encounters

Bhopal: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) had sent notices to the Uttar Pradesh government over a number of alleged encounter killings by the state police in 2017-18.

Congress calls Vikas Dubey’s arrest ‘suspicious’, demands CBI ...

Bhopal: Alleging that gangster Vikas Dubey's "safe exit" from Kanpur and the sequence of events leading to his arrest in Ujjain seemed suspicious, senior Congress leaders in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday demanded a high-level probe into it.

Amid lockdown, engineer, graduates work under MGNREGA in MP

Indore: The COVID-19 outbreak and the resultant economic slowdown has forced an engineer and 15 graduates from Khargone in Madhya Pradesh to work in a Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) project, a scheme originally envisaged for the rural poor, while preparing for civil service exams.

Body of COVID patient on pavement as Bhopal hospitals pass the buck

In yet another incident of callous and undignified treatment of the dead, a COVID-19 patient’s body was dumped on the pavement outside a hospital in Bhopal on Monday (July 6) night after staff of two hospitals fought over jurisdiction, reported NDTV. CCTV footage sourced by NDTV shows two health workers in PPE taking the body out of an ambulance...

MP girl who cycled 24 km to school scores 98.75% in Class 10 exams

Bhind (Madhya Pradesh): A 15-year-old girl's determination to pursue her studies by cycling 24 km every day to and from her school in a Madhya Pradesh village has paid off, with her securing 98.75 per cent marks in her Class 10 exams.

Hunted many tigers with senior Scindia: Digvijay’s dig at Jyotiraditya

In a veiled dig at Jyotiraditya Scindia who on Thursday (July 2) had remarked “Tiger Abhi Zinda Hai” (tiger is alive), Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Friday (July 4) recounted how he used to hunt tigers with Scindia’s father Madhavrao Scindia when it was not banned. “When hunting was not banned, I and Madhavrao Scindia ji used to hunt tigers. ...

‘Tiger is alive’, Scindia says after nine loyalists inducted into Cabinet...

Hours after nine loyalists of BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia were inducted into the expanded Shivraj Singh Chouhan Cabinet in Madhya Pradesh, the Rajya Sabha member on Thursday (July 02) said "Tiger abhi zinda hai (The tiger is alive)", adding that he would be on the frontline when there was a war, NDTV reported. Addressing a press conference i...

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New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh cabinet expansion will take place on Thursday (July 2), Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

MP honey trap case: Cops nab tabloid owner who published sex tapes

Indore: Madhya Pradesh’s controversial businessman, wanted for the past seven months in connection with over 40 cases, including serious crimes such as rape and human trafficking, was arrested by Indore crime branch police on Sunday (June 28).

COVID-19 lockdown: Migrants renovate school-turned-quarantine-centre

The Madhya Pradesh government constituted a commission on June 26 that aims to provide employment to migrant labourers who returned to the state after March 1 due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The setting-up of the commission was announced around four weeks ago, reported The Indian Express. The panel will have a tenure of two years, which can be ext...

MP govt asks police dept to recruit over 4,200 constables, set up hospitals

Bhopal: Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to recruit over 4,200 police constables in the state, an official said. State Home Minister Narottam Mishra has asked the Director General of Police (DGP) Vivek Johri to initiate the process to recruit 4,269 constables at the earliest, a public relations department official...

MP: Tea seller’s daughter flies high, becomes IAF officer

Obstacles cannot stop a person from realising dreams if one has the determination, and this has been proved by 24-year-old Anchal Gangwal, a tea sellers daughter who recently joined the Indian Air Force as Flying Officer. She was commissioned into the Indian Air Force (IAF) a few days back, but it was not an easy journey for her as sometimes her...

MP Governor Tandon’s condition improves, but still on ventilator support

Lucknow: The condition of Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon is improving, but he is still on ventilator support, a hospital official said on Monday (June 22). Tandon, 85, was admitted to the Medanta Hospital on June 11 with breathing problems, difficulty in urination and fever. The MP governor's kidney and liver functions are stable. However, he is...

Hours after RS polls voting, MP BJP MLA tests COVID-19 positive

Bhopal: A senior BJP MLA in Madhya Pradesh tested COVID-19 positive hours after he cast his vote for the Rajya Sabha polls in the state and attended party meetings, an official said on Saturday (June 20).

Rajya Sabha polls: COVID-19 infected MLA votes wearing PPE suit in MP

Bhopal: The novel coronavirus which has claimed more than 12,000 lives across the country could not stop 206 MLAs to cast their votes for the three vacant Rajya Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh.

BJP, Congress in MP, Rajasthan set for Rajya Sabha polls on June 19

The BJP and the Congress appear to be all set for the elections to three Rajya Sabha seats in Madhya Pradesh on Friday (June 19).

FIR against Digvijaya over edited video of Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Police registered an FIR against Congress veteran Digvijaya Singh and 11 others on Monday in a case of circulation of an alleged "edited" video of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's old statements on the liquor policy of the previous Kamal Nath government. On Sunday night (June 14), a BJP delegation, headed by former minister ...

MP temple installs contactless bell to avoid touch amid COVID-19

Mandsaur: As religious places are being reopened for devotees after easing of restrictions, a famous Shiva temple in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur has installed a bell with sensor, which can ring without the need for physically touching it.

Man kills wife; six kids spend horror night beside mom’s corpse

Khandwa (MP): Six children spent an entire night beside their mother's corpse after she was bludgeoned to death by her husband in front of them in a village in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa district. The accused has been arrested, said police on Sunday.

BJP minister in MP flouts norms, meets supporters ahead of bypolls  

The central government’s strict guidelines on social distancing seem to have eluded a few politicians including state cabinet ministers. The latest to have thrown caution to the wind is BJP leader Govind Singh Rajput, also a minister in the Madhya Pradesh cabinet, who was seen addressing a gathering of followers at a recent meeting in Rahatgarh tow...

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In an interesting yet amusing observation, a temple priest in Bhopal has said that he is against the use of sanitizers in places of religious worship like temples due to its alcohol content. As part of ‘Unlock 1’ places of religious worship are set to reopen from June 8 with regulations in place. The SOP released by the Union Ministry of Health ...

Cop runs after train to deliver milk to hungry baby in Bhopal, wins hearts

Bhopal: A Railway Police Force (RPF) constable has won many hearts as he had run after a moving Shramik Special train with a rifle on one hand and a milk packet on another to deliver the milk to the mother of a hungry four-month-old baby aboard the train. A CCTV video of him sprinting on a platform at Bhopal railway station has gone viral. Railway Ministe...

MP by-elections: Congress in talks with Prashant Kishor, confirms MLA

The Madhya Pradesh (MP) Congress is in discussions with political strategist Prashant Kishor to work on a strong campaign in the state for the 24 assembly seat bypolls, confirmed party MLA P.C Sharma today (June 2). Of the 24 seats, 22 fell vacant when the sitting MLAs quit the assembly as they were supporters of Jyotiraditya Scindia. Scindia jo...

Locust attacks went out of control as COVID-19 diverted Iran’s attention

With swarms of locusts entering India and wreaking havoc in several states, experts believe that while these crop-eating pests are a constant threat from Pakistan and Iran, the situation this year went out of control due to Iran's diverted attention in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

After video goes viral, 2 MP constables suspended for thrashing man

Two police constables have been suspended on the basis of a viral video in which both the cops were seen thrashing a man. In the video, Head Constable Krishna Dongre can be seen repeatedly thrashing Waman Sareaam, a mason, with a plastic cane and kicking him in the head while constable Ashish Dhunde helps him. The video was shot on May 16 but...

Migrants throw stones, ask for food, transport at Madhya Pradesh border  

Violence broke out in Sendhwa, a town located on the Madhya Pradesh- Maharashtra border on Thursday (May 14), after hundreds of irate migrants, en route to northern states, threw stones at the police stationed there and held traffic to ransom, demanding food and transport facilities, reported NDTV. Thousands of migrants take the route through Se...

Demanding food, buses, migrants gather at MP-Maharashtra border, throw stones

Bhopal/Barwani (Madhya Pradesh): Demanding food and transportation, hundreds of migrant workers on Thursday (May 14) gathered near Sendhwa on the Madhya Pradesh-Maharashtra border, while a few others threw stones.
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