Articles about Madhya Pradesh

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

17 Sep 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

'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.

Indore: Bangle seller beaten; minister says he gave fake identity

23 Aug 2021

Indore: Bangle seller beaten; minister says he gave fake identity

A 25-year-old man selling bangles on the streets was beaten up by a mob after allegedly asking his name in Madhya Pradesh's Indore city.

Farmers' leader threatens to move court against IMD's 'wrong' predictions

18 Aug 2021

Farmers' leader threatens to move court against IMD's 'wrong' predictions

A farmers' Union leader in Madhya Pradesh's Malwa region has threatened to move court against what he claimed as IMD's "wrong" predictions leading to crop losses for cultivators in recent times.

MP: Jyotiraditya embarks on 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' after performing puja

17 Aug 2021

MP: Jyotiraditya embarks on 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' after performing puja

Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said that he will do his best to take the country forward in the civil aviation sector and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his induction in the Cabinet before embarking on the Jan Ashirwad Yatra.

MP: Naxal with Rs. 8L bounty held after police encounter

11 Aug 2021

MP: Naxal with Rs. 8L bounty held after police encounter

A 25-year-old Naxal carrying a reward of Rs. eight lakh on his head was nabbed after an encounter with the police in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Wednesday.

MP: 53% eligible population administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

10 Aug 2021

MP: 53% eligible population administered first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

At least 53 percent of the eligible population in Madhya Pradesh has been administered the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 10 percent have also taken the second dose, a senior official said on Tuesday.

COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

09 Aug 2021

COVID-19 can't harm MP where 'Shiv' is CM: BJP leader

BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said in a tweet on Sunday that the coronavirus cannot harm Madhya Pradesh where the chief minister is "Shiv" and the state party unit chief is "Vishnu."

MP rains: Not seen such devastation in 70yrs, says CM

05 Aug 2021

MP rains: Not seen such devastation in 70yrs, says CM

With heavy rains ravaging the Gwalior-Chambal region in Madhya Pradesh, leaving two people dead and damaging bridges and other infrastructure, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said the state has "not seen such devastation in the last 70 years."

MP: Five rescued in Shivpuri; efforts underway to save others

03 Aug 2021

MP: Five rescued in Shivpuri; efforts underway to save others

Five people were rescued from the flood-hit Piproudha village in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district on Tuesday morning while efforts were on to save three others stranded on a tree following heavy rains in the area for the last two days, officials said.

MP rains: 60 people stranded in Sheopur, rescue operation underway

02 Aug 2021

MP rains: 60 people stranded in Sheopur, rescue operation underway

Nearly 60 people were stranded in a flooded building following heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur district and efforts were underway to rescue them, an official said on Monday.

Boy ends life after losing Rs. 40,000 in online game

31 Jul 2021

Boy ends life after losing Rs. 40,000 in online game

A 13-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself to death in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, leaving behind a purported suicide note, which says that he was taking the drastic step after losing Rs. 40,000 in an online game, police said on Saturday.

IMD issues orange alert in large parts of MP

30 Jul 2021

IMD issues orange alert in large parts of MP

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued an orange alert, warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall in almost half of Madhya Pradesh, which has so far received three percent more rain than the average.

MP crosses 3cr vaccination mark; 100% inoculation soon, says CM

29 Jul 2021

MP crosses 3cr vaccination mark; 100% inoculation soon, says CM

Over three crore doses of vaccines against COVID-19 have been administered to people in Madhya Pradesh so far as against the eligible population of 5.40 crore, and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed confidence that the state will soon achieve the target of 100 percent inoculation.

Kerala has least COVID-19 antibodies: ICMR's national serosurvey

29 Jul 2021

Kerala has least COVID-19 antibodies: ICMR's national serosurvey

The fourth national COVID-19 serosurvey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) found that at least two-thirds of India's population above the age of six years have antibodies against the virus causing COVID-19: SARS-CoV-2.

MP: Two cops suspended in case of spurious liquor deaths

26 Jul 2021

MP: Two cops suspended in case of spurious liquor deaths

A police station in-charge and an assistant sub-inspector were suspended after three persons died due to consumption of suspected spurious liquor in the Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh.

I-T raids on Dainik Bhaskar group; 'attempt to stifle democracy'

22 Jul 2021

I-T raids on Dainik Bhaskar group; 'attempt to stifle democracy'

The Income Tax (I-T) department is conducting raids at the offices of one of India's largest media houses, Dainik Bhaskar, along with Uttar Pradesh-based news channel Bharat Samachar.

MP: In-laws booked for forcing woman to drink acid

21 Jul 2021

MP: In-laws booked for forcing woman to drink acid

A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the in-laws of a 22-year-old woman from Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior who was allegedly made to drink acid for failing to fulfill their dowry demand, a senior official said on Wednesday.

MP: Four cops suspended after video shows them consuming liquor

21 Jul 2021

MP: Four cops suspended after video shows them consuming liquor

Four police constables, including two women, were suspended after a video surfaced in which they were purportedly seen consuming liquor near a patrolling vehicle in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone district, officials said on Wednesday.

MP: Inter-state fake currency racket busted; four held

19 Jul 2021

MP: Inter-state fake currency racket busted; four held

Madhya Pradesh Police has busted an inter-state racket of manufacturing and circulating fake currency notes and arrested four persons in this connection, a senior official said.

Indore records single COVID-19 case; a first in 16 months

16 Jul 2021

Indore records single COVID-19 case; a first in 16 months

For the first time in 16 months, the Indore district of Madhya Pradesh has recorded just one case of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, an official said on Friday.

MP well collapse: Three bodies retrieved; search operation on

16 Jul 2021

MP well collapse: Three bodies retrieved; search operation on

Three bodies have been recovered from the well in which several people fell while trying to rescue a teenager, who had fallen into it the previous night in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said on Friday.

MP to reopen schools from July 26 with 50% capacity

14 Jul 2021

MP to reopen schools from July 26 with 50% capacity

Schools for Classes XI and Classes XII in Madhya Pradesh will reopen with 50% capacity beginning July 26 and colleges from August 1, given a significant fall in the daily COVID-19 cases, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: India reports 2,000+ deaths as MP adds backlog data

13 Jul 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 2,000+ deaths as MP adds backlog data

India on Tuesday reported over 31,000 new COVID-19 cases along with over 2,000 fresh fatalities.