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Munawar Faruqui case co-accused now works as a laborer

26 Mar 2021

Munawar Faruqui case co-accused now works as a laborer

Nalin Yadav loved spreading smiles through his comedy shows but an incident earlier this year upended his life, so much so that he is now forced to work as a laborer to make ends meet.

Munawar Faruqui is out, four others are still awaiting bail

11 Feb 2021

Munawar Faruqui is out, four others are still awaiting bail

Last week, the Supreme Court finally granted bail to Munawar Faruqui, a comedian arrested on January 1 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Treat homeless people with humanity: Indore official to staff

01 Feb 2021

Treat homeless people with humanity: Indore official to staff

After facing flak for dumping homeless people outside Indore amid the biting cold, the local administration has got into damage control by providing food and shelter to such people, and has asked officials to treat them with "sensitivity and humanity."

Civic officials dump homeless outside 'clean' Indore, videos go viral

30 Jan 2021

Civic officials dump homeless outside 'clean' Indore, videos go viral

Indore, judged as the cleanest city by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs for four straight years, garnered attention for poor reasons when videos of civic officials dumping homeless elderly at the city's outskirts surfaced on Friday.

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

06 Jan 2021

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

An Additional District and Sessions court in Madhya Pradesh has denied bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui and another accused who were booked for passing "indecent" remarks against Hindu deities.

No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

04 Jan 2021

No video of Munawar Faruqui insulting Hindu deities, says police

The Indore Police on Sunday said they had no video evidence to prove the allegations that comedian Munawar Faruqui insulted Hindu deities during a recent performance at a cafe in the city.

30 Indian cities could face dramatic water risks by 2050

03 Nov 2020

30 Indian cities could face dramatic water risks by 2050

From people lining up in queues to get water for daily needs to flooding after rainfall, a number of Indian cities could face increased "water risks" by 2050, i.e., in thirty years from now, if corrective measures aren't taken immediately, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Monday.

Indore: Rodents attack COVID-19 victim's body, probe ordered

22 Sep 2020

Indore: Rodents attack COVID-19 victim's body, probe ordered

A family in Indore, who lost a member to the coronavirus, was given another shock when they saw that his body was seemingly eaten by rodents.

Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

20 Aug 2020

Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.

Poet Rahat Indori dies in Indore after contracting COVID-19

11 Aug 2020

Poet Rahat Indori dies in Indore after contracting COVID-19

Noted Urdu poet Dr. Rahat Indori died on Tuesday after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.

MP Minister seen violating social distancing norms in video

14 Jun 2020

MP Minister seen violating social distancing norms in video

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Minister Govind Singh Rajput has stirred a controversy after he was seen violating social distancing norms in Rahatgarh town. Rajput was seen addressing a huge crowd in a hall.

'Crime Patrol' actor Preksha Mehta commits suicide at 25

26 May 2020

'Crime Patrol' actor Preksha Mehta commits suicide at 25

Television actor Preksha Mehta committed suicide on Monday night. She was 25 years old.

18 migrants traveling to Lucknow inside cement-mixer caught in Indore

02 May 2020

18 migrants traveling to Lucknow inside cement-mixer caught in Indore

On Saturday, 18 migrant workers were caught as they were traveling to Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) hidden inside a cement mixer.

Coronavirus: Indore reports 50% of Madhya Pradesh cases, 70% deaths

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Indore reports 50% of Madhya Pradesh cases, 70% deaths

Since Madhya Pradesh reported its first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) three weeks ago, the number of infections in the state has shot up.

Coronavirus: Indore doctor dies; toll rises to 22 in district

09 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Indore doctor dies; toll rises to 22 in district

In a tragic piece of news, a 62-year-old doctor died on Thursday due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

09 Apr 2020

Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested

At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

03 Apr 2020

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

Members of the Islamic group, Tablighi Jamaat, who misbehaved with nurses at a Ghaziabad Hospital, passed lewd comments and allegedly made obscene gestures face charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), reports said on Friday.

Attacked by goons, doctors on coronavirus duty return for screening

03 Apr 2020

Attacked by goons, doctors on coronavirus duty return for screening

The entire nation was shamed this week when a group of doctors was attacked in Madhya Pradesh's Indore for merely doing their duties. In the city's Tatt Patti Bakhal area, healthcare workers were pelted with stones and abused, a video of which went viral.

#Coronavirus: First COVID-19 related death reported in Madhya Pradesh

25 Mar 2020

#Coronavirus: First COVID-19 related death reported in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has reported its first death related to the deadly novel coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the death toll in India to 12.

Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

26 Jan 2020

Watch: 2 MP Congress leaders fight at Republic Day event

In an embarrassment for the ruling Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh, two party leaders were seen hitting each other at a Republic Day event.

Key takeaways from India's 2-0 Test series win against Bangladesh

24 Nov 2019

Key takeaways from India's 2-0 Test series win against Bangladesh

The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh inside three days to win the historical Day-Night Test at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

D/N Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key battles on offer

20 Nov 2019

D/N Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key battles on offer

India and Bangladesh brace themselves for their maiden Day-Night Test to be held from Friday onwards at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

1st Test, India beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

16 Nov 2019

1st Test, India beat Bangladesh: Here are the records broken

The Indian cricket team beat Bangladesh inside three days to win the first Test match and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

Ajinkya Rahane smashes 21st Test fifty: List of records broken

15 Nov 2019

Ajinkya Rahane smashes 21st Test fifty: List of records broken

2019 seems to be going in a superb manner for Indian Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key takeaways from Day 1

14 Nov 2019

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Key takeaways from Day 1

India are on top against Bangladesh in the first Test of the two-match series.

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

14 Nov 2019

Ashwin joint-fastest to 250 Test scalps at home: Details here

Veteran off-spinner R Ashwin scripted some superb feats on Day 1 of the first Test between India and Bangladesh in Indore.

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

13 Nov 2019

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Records that could be scripted

India and Bangladesh are set to face each other in the first Test of the two-match series, starting Thursday.

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Dream11 and more

13 Nov 2019

1st Test, India vs Bangladesh: Preview, Dream11 and more

The Indian cricket team is set to face Bangladesh in the first Test, starting Thursday in Indore.

India vs Bangladesh, Tests: Key players to watch out for

12 Nov 2019

India vs Bangladesh, Tests: Key players to watch out for

India and Bangladesh are set to feature in a two-match Test series, starting November 14 in Indore.

Team India to train under lights in Indore: Details here

12 Nov 2019

Team India to train under lights in Indore: Details here

Team India and Bangladesh will play their maiden Day-Night Test at the Eden Gardens, starting November 22.

Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding

29 Sep 2019

Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding

Days after the high profile honey-trapping case in Madhya Pradesh hit headlines, the controversy has locked Director General of Police VK Singh and Special Director General (Special Task Force and Cyber Cell) Purushottam Sharma in a face-off.

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

26 Sep 2019

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

Over 4,000 media files of sex chats, explicit videos/audios involving top bureaucrats and politicians of Madhya Pradesh have been unearthed by probing agencies.

'Project 100 Kalam' to offer free coaching for IIT, NEET

12 Aug 2019

'Project 100 Kalam' to offer free coaching for IIT, NEET

The success of Anand Kumar's Super 30 program, which coaches 30 underprivileged students for IIT-JEE, is widely known.

MP-shocker: Six, including a minor, raped teen for 16 months

22 Jul 2019

MP-shocker: Six, including a minor, raped teen for 16 months

In a horrific incident, a 16-year-old teen was raped for over a year by six men in Madhya Pradesh's Indore.

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

04 Jul 2019

Congress MLA throws mud on engineer; taken into police custody

Almost a week after BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya assaulted an Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) official with a cricket bat, a Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, was captured on camera literally mudslinging a National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) engineer on Thursday.

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

04 Jul 2019

#PhDMeToo: PhD scholars campaign against mental harassment at IITs

Frustrated with the mental harassment perpetrated by their supervisors, research scholars across India have started a campaign, #PhDMeToo, in a desperate bid to get justice.

After Akash Vijayvargiya's bat row, Modi to hold 'discipline sessions'

03 Jul 2019

After Akash Vijayvargiya's bat row, Modi to hold 'discipline sessions'

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent a stern message that he will not tolerate unruly behavior of BJP members.

After thrashing official with bat, BJP MLA garlanded upon bail

30 Jun 2019

After thrashing official with bat, BJP MLA garlanded upon bail

BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, who was arrested for thrashing a Municipal Corporation official with a cricket bat, was released from jail in Indore on Sunday morning.

BJP MLA thrashes Municipal Corporation official with a bat

26 Jun 2019

BJP MLA thrashes Municipal Corporation official with a bat

In an outrageous incident captured on video, Indore BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya thrashed a Municipal Corporation officer, who was overseeing an anti-encroachment drive, with a cricket bat in Indore.

This petrol pump worker's son cracked UPSC in first attempt

26 Jun 2019

This petrol pump worker's son cracked UPSC in first attempt

When results of the coveted Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations were declared back in April, 759 candidates were recommended by the Commission for appointment to various services like IAS, IPS, IFS, etc.