Articles about Madhya Pradesh

MP: BJP worker arrested for 'killing' mentally challenged man

22 May 2022

Politics
MP: BJP worker arrested for 'killing' mentally challenged man

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Bharatiya Janata Party worker Dinesh Kushwaha on Saturday after he was seen on video assaulting a 65-year-old man with mental illness on suspicion of being a Muslim.

5 offbeat places to visit near Indore

13 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat places to visit near Indore

If you are visiting the vibrant city of Indore in Madhya Pradesh, of course, you will be visiting the buzzing tourist places the city is known for.

5 hot water springs in India promising a mystical trip

13 May 2022

Lifestyle
5 hot water springs in India promising a mystical trip

A hot spring is naturally occurring groundwater that gets heated by geothermal forces and emerges from the earth's surface.

Madhya Pradesh: Obscene dance program held at fair, official suspended

10 May 2022

India
Madhya Pradesh: Obscene dance program held at fair, official suspended

An obscene dance program organized at a fair in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur has prompted the state government to suspend the district's chief municipal officer (CMO).

MP: Groom wears 'sherwani' instead of 'dhoti-kurta', leads to clash

10 May 2022

India
MP: Groom wears 'sherwani' instead of 'dhoti-kurta', leads to clash

In Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district, a tribal groom wearing a sherwani instead of dhoti-kurta at his wedding has sparked a feud between his and the bride's families.

Indore: Rejected lover causes building fire killing 7; arrested

08 May 2022

India
Indore: Rejected lover causes building fire killing 7; arrested

A 28-year-old man, named Shubham Dixit, was arrested late on Saturday after he allegedly set fire to a building in Indore, killing seven people and injuring nine others.

Petition in SC over 'dangerous politics of bulldozers' targeting minorities

18 Apr 2022

India
Petition in SC over 'dangerous politics of bulldozers' targeting minorities

Islamic organization Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind (JUH) has petitioned the Supreme Court to prohibit using bulldozers to demolish houses of those suspected of involvement in criminal incidents and violence.

MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

16 Apr 2022

India
MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

In a bizarre development, police in Madhya Pradesh have booked three men—lodged in jail since March—in connection to last week's communal violence in Barwani district, NDTV reported.

Khargone violence: Why is #JusticeForShivam trending on Twitter?

15 Apr 2022

India
Khargone violence: Why is #JusticeForShivam trending on Twitter?

Shivam Shukla, a 16-year-old boy grievously injured in the recent communal clashes on Ram Navami in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone city, is currently battling for his life at a hospital in Indore.

Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

13 Apr 2022

Politics
Will Digvijaya Singh be arrested over Khargone violence remarks?

Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh appeared to be in serious trouble after making remarks on social media concerning the Khargone violence.

Ram Navami: Communal violence reported from four states during processions

11 Apr 2022

India
Ram Navami: Communal violence reported from four states during processions

Communal clashes erupted in four states on Sunday during the Ram Navami processions.

Video: Chinese rocket re-enters Earth, light-up skies over Maharashtra, MP

03 Apr 2022

India
Video: Chinese rocket re-enters Earth, light-up skies over Maharashtra, MP

A blistering streak of light slashing through the night sky caught skywatchers off guard in regions of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, leading them to believe it was a meteor shower.

5 offbeat tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh

01 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh

The heart of India, Madhya Pradesh, is home to numerous tourist destinations.

Top 5 jungle safaris in India for an exhilarating experience

28 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 jungle safaris in India for an exhilarating experience

If you are a wildlife and adventure lover, then jungle safari is a must-do for you.

PM Modi to inaugurate Gobar-Dhan plant today. What is it?

19 Feb 2022

India
PM Modi to inaugurate Gobar-Dhan plant today. What is it?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will, on Saturday (February 19), inaugurate Gobar-Dhan—a Bio-CNG plant based in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh tunnel cave-in: 2 laborers remain stuck; 7 rescued

13 Feb 2022

India
Madhya Pradesh tunnel cave-in: 2 laborers remain stuck; 7 rescued

Two laborers remain trapped as an under-construction tunnel of the Bargi canal project caved in late Saturday evening in the Katni district of Madhya Pradesh.

Schools, colleges reopen in several states as COVID-19 cases decline

01 Feb 2022

India
Schools, colleges reopen in several states as COVID-19 cases decline

As COVID-19 cases decline across the country, many state governments have decided to reopen schools and colleges.

MP plans law for online gaming after 11-year-old kills self

25 Jan 2022

India
MP plans law for online gaming after 11-year-old kills self

The Madhya Pradesh (MP) government is planning to bring a law to regulate online gaming for kids.

Top 5 things to do in Jabalpur

01 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 things to do in Jabalpur

Situated on the banks of the holy Narmada River, Jabalpur is a beautiful city in Madhya Pradesh that is known for its ancient and historical past and flourishing modern industries.

Kalicharan Maharaj arrested for insulting Mahatma Gandhi at 'Dharma Sansad'

30 Dec 2021

India
Kalicharan Maharaj arrested for insulting Mahatma Gandhi at 'Dharma Sansad'

Religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj was arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Khajuraho on Thursday morning by the Chhattisgarh Police over his remarks against Mahatma Gandhi.

Indore bags India's cleanest city title again; Chhattisgarh cleanest state

20 Nov 2021

India
Indore bags India's cleanest city title again; Chhattisgarh cleanest state

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday announced the Swachh Survekshan 2021 awards and Indore has once again been named the cleanest city in India.

Seven Naxals killed in MP in last three years: Chouhan

27 Sep 2021

India
Seven Naxals killed in MP in last three years: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government was working hard to curb the Naxal menace in the state and usher in development in rebel-hit areas.

MP: Gadkari lays foundation stones of Rs. 9,577cr-worth road projects

17 Sep 2021

India
MP: Gadkari lays foundation stones of Rs. 9,577cr-worth road projects

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 34 road projects worth Rs. 9,577 crore in Madhya Pradesh and said more such projects worth Rs. one lakh crore will be sanctioned by the Centre for the state in the coming days.

Indore woman dancing at zebra crossing booked for public nuisance

16 Sep 2021

India
Indore woman dancing at zebra crossing booked for public nuisance

Police has registered an offense against the woman whose video of dancing on a zebra crossing at a busy square in Indore went viral on social media, an official said.

MP: COVID-19 positive passenger stopped from boarding Dubai-bound flight

15 Sep 2021

India
MP: COVID-19 positive passenger stopped from boarding Dubai-bound flight

A 26-year-old passenger was stopped from boarding a Dubai-bound Air India flight at an airport in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city on Wednesday after his report came out positive for coronavirus in a rapid test, an official said.

MP: Temple priest beaten to death in Dhar district

14 Sep 2021

India
MP: Temple priest beaten to death in Dhar district

A 58-year-old priest of a temple was allegedly beaten to death by some unidentified persons who were loitering outside the premises in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district, police said on Tuesday.

MP: Theft suspect dies in police custody, four cops suspended

14 Sep 2021

India
MP: Theft suspect dies in police custody, four cops suspended

A man brought in for questioning for a motorcycle theft died hours after being detained, prompting the Madhya Pradesh government to suspend four personnel of a police station in Khandwa district, an official said on Tuesday.

15-year wait ends as laborers find 8.22-carat diamond in Panna

14 Sep 2021

India
15-year wait ends as laborers find 8.22-carat diamond in Panna

After a wait of 15 years, a laborer and his three partners had a shower of good luck when they found an 8.22 carat diamond in a mine in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district, an official said.

Election Commission declares bypolls to seven Rajya Sabha seats

09 Sep 2021

Politics
Election Commission declares bypolls to seven Rajya Sabha seats

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday announced dates for by-polls to seven Rajya Sabha seats that have fallen vacant due to various reasons like resignations, death, and end of the tenure of members.

'Asked to come naked to school': Girls on MP principal

08 Sep 2021

India
'Asked to come naked to school': Girls on MP principal

A government school principal in Madhya Pradesh has been booked for allegedly making obscene comments on girl students.

MP: Mob attacks police station after death of arrested man

07 Sep 2021

India
MP: Mob attacks police station after death of arrested man

Three policemen were injured when a mob of tribals hurled stones at a police station in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone district on Tuesday after the death of a 35-year-old man arrested in connection with a dacoity case, an official said.

Bandhavgarh tigress found dumped in well, stones tied to carcass

03 Sep 2021

India
Bandhavgarh tigress found dumped in well, stones tied to carcass

A 14-year-old tigress was found dumped in a well located in the buffer zone of the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district with two heavy stones tied to the carcass to weigh it down.

Air India's Indore-Dubai flight resumes after 17 months

01 Sep 2021

India
Air India's Indore-Dubai flight resumes after 17 months

Air India's Indore-Dubai flight resumed operations on Wednesday, after being stopped in March last year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

States reopen schools amid concerns over COVID-19 third wave, vaccinations

01 Sep 2021

India
States reopen schools amid concerns over COVID-19 third wave, vaccinations

Schools have largely remained shut since last March when the COVID-19 lockdown was declared.

Air pollution results in drastic reduction in life expectancy: Study

01 Sep 2021

India
Air pollution results in drastic reduction in life expectancy: Study

India's air pollution levels have expanded geographically over time and increased so much in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh that an average person is now losing an additional 2.5 to 2.9 years of life expectancy, according to a new report.

Fake death certificates case: MP government suspends three employees

30 Aug 2021

India
Fake death certificates case: MP government suspends three employees

Three employees of the Madhya Pradesh government were suspended and an FIR was registered against them in connection with the alleged withdrawal of money under a state scheme meant for construction workers by using fake death certificates of at least 23 villagers in Chhindwara district, as per an official order.

'Don't arrest him,' woman tells cops after husband stitches genitals

28 Aug 2021

India
'Don't arrest him,' woman tells cops after husband stitches genitals

A man in Madhya Pradesh stitched up his wife's private parts as he suspected she was cheating on him.

MP farmer mines 6.47-carat diamond; sixth success in two years

28 Aug 2021

India
MP farmer mines 6.47-carat diamond; sixth success in two years

For the sixth time in two years, a farmer in the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh has mined a high-quality diamond - this time weighing 6.47 carat - in land taken on lease from the government.

DGCA suspends flying license of MP government pilot for crash-landing

27 Aug 2021

India
DGCA suspends flying license of MP government pilot for crash-landing

Aviation safety regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the flying license of a senior pilot of the Madhya Pradesh government for one year for the crash landing of an aircraft at Gwalior airport in May this year.

'Goons insulting Hindu culture': Congress criticizes attack on Muslim vendor

24 Aug 2021

Politics
'Goons insulting Hindu culture': Congress criticizes attack on Muslim vendor

The Congress and other Opposition parties have criticized the attack on a Muslim bangle seller in Madhya Pradesh's Indore over the weekend.

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