Madhya Pradesh

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Ahead of MP civic polls, Congress inducts 'Godse follower'

26 Feb 2021

Ahead of MP civic polls, Congress inducts 'Godse follower'

Babulal Chaurasia, infamous for lending support to Mahatma Gandhi's killer Nathuram Godse, has been inducted into the Congress party in Madhya Pradesh ahead of the upcoming civic polls.

Night curfew will be reimposed in MP if required: CM

26 Feb 2021

Night curfew will be reimposed in MP if required: CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said if required a night curfew will be reimposed in the state to curb the COVID-19 spread and urged people not to travel to Maharashtra which has witnessed a sharp rise in cases in the last two weeks.

Hoshangabad in MP to be renamed as Narmadapuram: Chouhan

20 Feb 2021

Hoshangabad in MP to be renamed as Narmadapuram: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Hoshangabad city in MP would be renamed as Narmadapuram and a proposal to that effect would be sent to the Centre.

Fuel price hike: Petrol crosses Rs. 100 in Rajasthan

17 Feb 2021

Fuel price hike: Petrol crosses Rs. 100 in Rajasthan

For the first time ever, the price of petrol crossed the Rs. 100 per liter mark in Rajasthan on Wednesday after fuel rates were hiked for the ninth day in a row.

Bus accident: Last minute route change; bravery by one family

17 Feb 2021

Bus accident: Last minute route change; bravery by one family

A last-minute route diversion due to a heavy traffic jam proved fatal for most passengers of a private bus in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday even as tales of bravery and the human instinct to help those in distress emerged from the tragedy.

MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned

16 Feb 2021

MP: Bus falls into canal; 32 dead, more feared drowned

At least 32 people have reportedly died after a bus fell off a bridge into a canal in the Sidhi district of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

MP: Woman shamed, forced to carry relative on shoulders

16 Feb 2021

MP: Woman shamed, forced to carry relative on shoulders

A tribal woman in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district was shamed, beaten up, and forced to walk for three kilometers while carrying a member of her husband's family on her shoulders.

Shah-led committee approves Rs. 3,113 crore for five states

13 Feb 2021

Shah-led committee approves Rs. 3,113 crore for five states

A high-level committee headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday approved around Rs. 3,113 crore to five states that faced natural disasters and pest attacks in 2020.

Won't tolerate inhuman behavior: MP CM on dumping of homeless

13 Feb 2021

Won't tolerate inhuman behavior: MP CM on dumping of homeless

A fortnight after Indore's civic body dumped homeless people out of the city amid cold weather, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that inhuman behavior won't be tolerated. He made the statement during his visit to the night shelters on Friday.

Over 2,400 missing girls from MP rescued in Jan 2021

10 Feb 2021

Over 2,400 missing girls from MP rescued in Jan 2021

Madhya Pradesh Police rescued 2,444 minor girls last month under a campaign to trace missing and abducted girls, an official said on Wednesday.

Madhya Pradesh: Four-year-old raped and killed by aunt's rapist

05 Feb 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Four-year-old raped and killed by aunt's rapist

A four-year-old was raped and murdered in Madhya Pradesh by a man, who was recently released from jail after spending six months there on charges of raping the deceased's aunt.

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."

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

31 Jan 2021

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

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.

ED arrests two people in MP's e-tendering money laundering case

21 Jan 2021

ED arrests two people in MP's e-tendering money laundering case

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested two people on money laundering charges in the alleged over Rs. 3,000 crore e-tender rigging racket of Madhya Pradesh.

Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Dhaakad' gets a release date

18 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Dhaakad' gets a release date

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has shared the first look poster of her upcoming action movie Dhaakad.

MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days

17 Jan 2021

MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days

In a horrifying incident, nine men allegedly gang-raped a teenaged girl in five days in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, the police said.

Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive

17 Jan 2021

Co-WIN app suffers glitches on 1st day of vaccination drive

The COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) platform suffered several glitches on the first day of India's vaccination drive.

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

15 Jan 2021

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts

12 Jan 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts

The central state of Madhya Pradesh has been jolted by two rape incidents, both equally horrifying and gut-wrenching.

Days after participating in vaccine trial, man dies in Bhopal

09 Jan 2021

Days after participating in vaccine trial, man dies in Bhopal

A 42-year-old volunteer named Deepak Marawi, from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh died nearly ten days after he participated in the clinical trial for COVAXIN held at a private hospital, its vice-chancellor said on Saturday.

Law against stone-pelters to have life term provision: MP CM

07 Jan 2021

Law against stone-pelters to have life term provision: MP CM

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reiterated that a stringent law with a provision of life imprisonment will be enacted to curb the incidents of stone-pelting in the state.

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

06 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

In recent days, lakhs of birds have died across India as at least four states have confirmed bird flu outbreaks.

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.

Bird flu outbreak detected in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP

05 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak detected in Himachal, Kerala, Rajasthan, MP

Even as the country is reeling under the coronavirus pandemic, another health crisis has started troubling states. Five states have so far confirmed the outbreak of avian influenza or bird flu.

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.

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

03 Jan 2021

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

02 Jan 2021

Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked Mumbai-based comedian Munawar Faruqui and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by making derogatory comments about Hindu deities in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, reports said on Saturday.

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

01 Jan 2021

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.

Angry with son, MP farmer names pet dog his heir

31 Dec 2020

Angry with son, MP farmer names pet dog his heir

In a bizarre case, a 50-year-old farmer in Madhya Pradesh has named his pet dog his heir in his will.

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

30 Dec 2020

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

28 Dec 2020

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been facing criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his absence at the party's Foundation Day event.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

MP Cabinet passes anti-conversion bill with up to 10-year imprisonment

26 Dec 2020

MP Cabinet passes anti-conversion bill with up to 10-year imprisonment

The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Saturday approved the Dharma Swatantrya (Religious Freedom) Bill, 2020 that aims to curb forced religious conversions for inter-faith marriages in the state.

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

26 Dec 2020

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, poor and very poor air quality levels were recorded in most towns and cities in northwestern India.

Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

22 Dec 2020

Blooper! Congress elects BJP leader to top post in MP

The Congress, already at its lowest point across India, faced an embarrassing situation when it elected a leader, now with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to a top post in Madhya Pradesh.

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

22 Dec 2020

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25

22 Dec 2020

PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25

The next tranche of the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will be released on December 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Agriculture Ministry said.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

20 Dec 2020

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

Over farm laws, PM Modi tears into opposition, praises reforms

18 Dec 2020

Over farm laws, PM Modi tears into opposition, praises reforms

Addressing farmers of Madhya Pradesh on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the three laws, which have sparked a massive agitation, were not passed overnight.