Madhya Pradesh

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MP announces free education for children orphaned due to COVID-19

13 May 2021

MP announces free education for children orphaned due to COVID-19

The Madhya Pradesh government will provide free education and a pension of Rs. 5,000 per month to children whose parents died of COVID-19, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Thursday.

MP prepares for third COVID-19 wave with ICUs for kids

10 May 2021

MP prepares for third COVID-19 wave with ICUs for kids

The Madhya Pradesh government will set up 360 ICU beds for children in hospitals across the state as part of its preparations for the third wave of COVID-19, BJP Leader and Minister Vishwas Kailash Sarang said on Monday.

MP: Three booked for spreading COVID-19 at wedding in Niwari

07 May 2021

MP: Three booked for spreading COVID-19 at wedding in Niwari

A case has been registered against three men, including two COVID-19 patients, for allegedly breaking quarantine rules and spreading COVID-19 at a wedding in Madhya Pradesh's Niwari district, police said on Friday.

MP: Crash landing of plane carrying Remdesivir to be probed

07 May 2021

MP: Crash landing of plane carrying Remdesivir to be probed

Aviation experts will conduct a probe into the crash-landing of a Madhya Pradesh government plane carrying a stock of anti-viral drug Remdesivir at Gwalior Airport following a technical snag, a senior official said on Friday.

MP: Enthusiasm marks first day of vaccination for 18-44 group

05 May 2021

MP: Enthusiasm marks first day of vaccination for 18-44 group

Several people in the age group of 18 to 44 queued up outside inoculation centers in Madhya Pradesh as the COVID-19 vaccination drive for this category began in the state on Wednesday.

Truck laden with COVAXIN abandoned for 12 hours, driver missing

01 May 2021

Truck laden with COVAXIN abandoned for 12 hours, driver missing

A truck carrying 2.40 lakh doses of COVAXIN worth Rs. 8 crore was left parked for nearly 12 hours after its driver went missing under mysterious circumstances in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur district.

MP proposes special package for industries to increase oxygen production

27 Apr 2021

MP proposes special package for industries to increase oxygen production

The Madhya Pradesh government is planning to offer a special package to industrial units to increase oxygen production and set up new plants of the life-saving gas amidst a surge in COVID-19 cases, a senior official said on Tuesday.

COVID-19 patient's dead body falls off ambulance in MP

23 Apr 2021

COVID-19 patient's dead body falls off ambulance in MP

In a shocking incident captured on camera, the dead body of a COVID-19 patient fell on the road from an ambulance in the Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh.

'Do khayega': BJP minister tells son seeking oxygen for mother

23 Apr 2021

'Do khayega': BJP minister tells son seeking oxygen for mother

At a time when people are running from pillars to posts looking for help for their infected family members, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel told a man that he would slap him.

Chhattisgarh, MP announce free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ persons

21 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh, MP announce free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ persons

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday announced that the state government will cover the cost of vaccination against COVID-19 for all people above the age of 18.

MP's largest COVID-19 care center set up in Indore

20 Apr 2021

MP's largest COVID-19 care center set up in Indore

Madhya Pradesh's largest COVID-19 care center has come up in Indore with various items like clothes for patients, beddings, and oxygen machines worth Rs. 5 crore donated by people, a senior state official said.

Two held for ATM fraud amounting to Rs. 92.39 lakh

17 Apr 2021

Two held for ATM fraud amounting to Rs. 92.39 lakh

Two persons were arrested in an ATM cash withdrawal fraud amounting to Rs. 92.39 lakh in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district, police said on Saturday.

MP: COVID-19 patient dies; family says ward-boy cut oxygen supply

15 Apr 2021

MP: COVID-19 patient dies; family says ward-boy cut oxygen supply

The family of a COVID-19 patient who died at a government hospital in Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh, has alleged that a ward boy cut off the patient's oxygen supply before he passed.

'Old people have to die': BJP minister's shocker on COVID-deaths

15 Apr 2021

'Old people have to die': BJP minister's shocker on COVID-deaths

While families continue to be devastated by the second wave of coronavirus, a minister from Madhya Pradesh has passed a distasteful remark about those who died.

Is Madhya Pradesh under-reporting its COVID-19 death toll?

14 Apr 2021

Is Madhya Pradesh under-reporting its COVID-19 death toll?

Even as the dreadful second wave of COVID-19 continues unabated across India, the Madhya Pradesh government is allegedly under-reporting its daily death toll.

MP: People test themselves for COVID-19, gardener collects samples

13 Apr 2021

MP: People test themselves for COVID-19, gardener collects samples

In an instance of utter negligence amid the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic, a gardener at a government hospital in Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh was allegedly assigned to collect samples for COVID-19 tests.

COVID-19 patient's family creates ruckus at hospital over bed shortage

13 Apr 2021

COVID-19 patient's family creates ruckus at hospital over bed shortage

Angry about not getting a bed, family members of a COVID-19 patient allegedly created a ruckus and abused the staff of a private hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city, an official said on Tuesday.

Week-long 'corona curfew' imposed in Bhopal

13 Apr 2021

Week-long 'corona curfew' imposed in Bhopal

A week-long "corona curfew" was imposed in Bhopal city on Monday night to curb the rising cases of COVID-19 in the Madhya Pradesh capital.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress MLA misbehaves with doctor after patient's death

11 Apr 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Congress MLA misbehaves with doctor after patient's death

A government hospital doctor in Madhya Pradesh resigned on Saturday after Congress MLA PC Sharma allegedly misbehaved with him.

Expect one lakh active COVID-19 cases by April-end: MP CM

10 Apr 2021

Expect one lakh active COVID-19 cases by April-end: MP CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said the number of active COVID-19 cases in the state might reach one lakh by the end of April, given the spike. "We will try to stop this. We have started adopting measures, including lockdown," he said.

MP: BJP minister performs 'puja' to ward off coronavirus

10 Apr 2021

MP: BJP minister performs 'puja' to ward off coronavirus

Usha Thakur, the Minister for Culture and Tourism in Madhya Pradesh, was on Friday spotted conducting a puja at Indore Airport to ward off coronavirus. Ironically, Thakur herself was not wearing a mask.

MP: Health worker transporting COVID-19 patient stops at juice shop

09 Apr 2021

MP: Health worker transporting COVID-19 patient stops at juice shop

In an incident highlighting the shocking callousness toward the raging coronavirus pandemic, a health worker dressed in a PPE suit stopped an ambulance carrying a COVID-19 patient to order some sugarcane juice in Madhya Pradesh, NDTV reported.

Coronavirus: Madhya Pradesh orders 60-hour lockdown in urban areas

08 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Madhya Pradesh orders 60-hour lockdown in urban areas

The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday ordered a 60-hour lockdown in all urban areas.

60-hour weekend lockdown in all MP cities: CM Chouhan

08 Apr 2021

60-hour weekend lockdown in all MP cities: CM Chouhan

A lockdown will be enforced in all Madhya Pradesh cities from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday to check the spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Thursday.

MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15

07 Apr 2021

MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15

The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday suspended bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15 in the wake of a rise in COVID-19 cases in the neighboring state.

Man, whose mask slipped, beaten severely by cops in MP

07 Apr 2021

Man, whose mask slipped, beaten severely by cops in MP

A shocking incident has come to the fore where a 35-year-old man was severely beaten up by two policemen in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, allegedly for not wearing a face mask properly.

MP train derailment: Sabotage angle being probed

03 Apr 2021

MP train derailment: Sabotage angle being probed

A railway committee has started probing sabotage and other angles into the recent derailment of Itarsi-Cheoki (Prayagraj) special passenger train's coach in Madhya Pradesh after a piece of the iron rod was found at the incident site, an official said on Saturday.

SAF jawan kills fiance's brother over her refusal to marry

31 Mar 2021

SAF jawan kills fiance's brother over her refusal to marry

A 28-year-old jawan of the Madhya Pradesh police's special armed force (SAF) allegedly shot his fiance's brother dead after the woman refused to marry him, police said on Wednesday.

Man held for hacking account, morphing cousin's fiance's photos

31 Mar 2021

Man held for hacking account, morphing cousin's fiance's photos

A Madhya Pradesh police team arrested a man from Central Delhi's Patel Nagar on Tuesday for allegedly hacking into the social media account of his cousin's fiance and morphing her photos, officials said.

Kin of laborers run over by train await death certificates

27 Mar 2021

Kin of laborers run over by train await death certificates

Nearly 10 months after 16 migrant laborers —11 from Shahdol District and five from neighboring Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh, were crushed to death by a goods train in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district while they were returning to Madhya Pradesh during the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, their families in Shahdol are still waiting to get their death certificates.

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.

MP: CM Chouhan launches 'Sankalp,' a campaign to combat coronavirus

23 Mar 2021

MP: CM Chouhan launches 'Sankalp,' a campaign to combat coronavirus

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday launched Sankalp, a campaign to raise awareness about COVID-19, and appealed to people to follow important steps such as wearing masks and social distancing to protect themselves.

Madhya Pradesh: 13 killed in auto rickshaw-bus collision

23 Mar 2021

Madhya Pradesh: 13 killed in auto rickshaw-bus collision

Twelve women and a man were killed after the auto-rickshaw carrying them collided with a speeding bus in the Old Chawni area of Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday morning.

Woman cuts off man's genitals for attempting to rape her

20 Mar 2021

Woman cuts off man's genitals for attempting to rape her

A 45-year-old woman chopped off the genitals of a man, who had allegedly tried to rape her by sneaking into her house in Madhya Pradesh's Sidhi district, police said on Saturday.

Supreme Court sets aside 'rakhi-for-bail' order in sexual assault case

18 Mar 2021

Supreme Court sets aside 'rakhi-for-bail' order in sexual assault case

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a judgment of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in a sexual assault case wherein the accused was asked to get a "rakhi" tied by the victim to get bail.

Congress leader shot dead in MP's Chhatarpur district, six booked

17 Mar 2021

Congress leader shot dead in MP's Chhatarpur district, six booked

Indra Pratap Singh Parmar, Block President of Congress Party, was allegedly shot dead by six men in Badamalhara town of Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district, police said on Wednesday.

MP to impose night curfew in Bhopal, Indore from tomorrow

16 Mar 2021

MP to impose night curfew in Bhopal, Indore from tomorrow

In light of a rise in the number of coronavirus infections, the Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday ordered fresh curbs.

Flying to MP from Maharashtra? Carry a negative COVID-19 report

16 Mar 2021

Flying to MP from Maharashtra? Carry a negative COVID-19 report

Indore District Magistrate Manish Singh, on Monday, issued guidelines which said air passengers coming from Maharashtra must produce a negative RT-PCR test carried out no more than 48 hours before, on arrival at Indore in Madhya Pradesh.

Bhopal: Man gets life imprisonment for raping minor daughter

11 Mar 2021

Bhopal: Man gets life imprisonment for raping minor daughter

A special court in the Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping his five-year-old daughter.

Bhopal: Suspecting infidelity, man axes wife's leg and hand

10 Mar 2021

Bhopal: Suspecting infidelity, man axes wife's leg and hand

A 32-year-old man allegedly attacked his wife with an axe over suspicion of an extramarital affair in Madhya Pradesh's capital city Bhopal on Tuesday night.