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29 Apr 2019


#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

The fourth phase of elections began on Monday as 72 Lok Sabha seats, spread across 9 states, went into polling. In this phase, 957 candidates are in the fray.

27 Apr 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Slip of tongue: Shatrughan Sinha on calling Jinnah Congress' member

A day after actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha took Pakistan's founder Mohammed Ali Jinnah's name in the same breath as Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel, and Jawaharlal Nehru, he clarified that it was a slip of tongue and he wanted to take Maulana Azad's name instead.

26 Apr 2019


BJP's Muslim-face refuses to campaign for Pragya, then puts conditions

Fatima Rasool Siddique, the only Muslim candidate whom BJP gave a ticket in last year's Madhya Pradesh assembly polls, on Thursday said she would campaign for Pragya Thakur only if she apologizes to Muslims.

22 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Delhi Metro first rail-network to go completely solar by 2021

The Delhi Metro is hopeful to go completely solar in all its operations by the year 2021.

20 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

PM Modi defends terror-accused Sadhvi Pragya's candidature from Bhopal

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended BJP's decision to field Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal and said this will cost Congress dearly.

18 Apr 2019


Iron rod passed through this man's skull, he miraculously survived

A 21-year-old construction worker, Sanjay Bahe, miraculously survived even though an iron rod went straight through his skull yesterday.

17 Apr 2019

Narendra Modi

Heavy rain, storm in Gujarat, Rajasthan, MP, Manipur; 35 dead

Unseasonal rain and dust storm on Tuesday claimed at least 35 lives in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur and several other parts of the country.

17 Apr 2019

Lok Sabha

Malegaon blast-accused Sadhvi Pragya joins BJP, to contest from Bhopal

Sadhvi Pragya Thakur has formally joined BJP on Wednesday, saying she will fight and win the Lok Sabha elections.

15 Apr 2019

Bahujan Samaj Party

BSP's bank balance is Rs. 670cr, highest among all parties

At Rs. 670 crore, Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has the highest bank balance among all parties, TOI reports.

14 Apr 2019


MP: Woman forced to carry husband on shoulders as 'punishment'

In an inhumane incident, a married woman of a tribal-dominated village in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabhua district was forced to carry her husband on shoulders as a 'punishment' for eloping with her lover, who belonged to a different caste.

09 Apr 2019

Kamal Nath

After MP raids, I-T detects "well-organized" racket involving Rs. 281cr

A day after Income Tax officials raided residences of aides of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, the body said on Monday that it has detected "widespread" and "well-organized" racket involving Rs. 281 crore.

07 Apr 2019


I-T Department raids houses of Kamal Nath's aides: Details here

The house of Praveen Kakkar, who is the former private secretary of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, was raided by Income Tax officials on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.

05 Apr 2019

Uttar Pradesh

BJP, Congress lock horns over Shivlinga on Salman's 'Dabangg' sets

BJP and Congress got embroiled in a war of words on Thursday and this time it wasn't related to political issues but to Salman Khan.

04 Apr 2019

Salman Khan

#Dabangg3: Sonakshi Sinha excited to begin shooting with Salman

Sonakshi Sinha shot to instant fame when she said Thappad se darr nahi lagta sahab, pyaar se lagta hai! as Rajjo in her debut film Dabangg, opposite superstar Salman Khan.

31 Mar 2019


Chhattisgarh: Breaking social-barriers, 15 trans-women get married at mass wedding

Eight years ago, when Saloni, a transgender, fell in love with Gulam Nabi Ansari and the couple continued their relationship, they faced opposition from their families and were ridiculed by people.

26 Mar 2019

Uttar Pradesh

History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP

Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.

24 Mar 2019


Lok Sabha Elections: Key battles to watch out for

India will go to polls from April 11 to decide its future. The battle, which is being touted as "fight for the soul of India" by the Opposition and "fight against dynasty politics" by NDA, will naturally get the attention of the world.

23 Mar 2019

Lok Sabha

Congress fields Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal, BJP's bastion since 1989

Reportedly, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh will contest from Bhopal in the upcoming elections. Bhopal has been BJP's bastion since decades as the saffron party hasn't lost parliamentary polls from there since 1989.

19 Mar 2019


MP: Brothers and uncle raped, beheaded 12-year-old girl, say police

The rape and murder case of a 12-year-old Dalit girl whose beheaded body was found last week in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district has been solved, said police.

16 Mar 2019


#NewsBytesExclusive: GATE-2019 topper Shashank Mangal on preparation-strategy, challenges, and more!

The results of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2019, conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, were declared on Friday.

11 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

#LokSabhaElections: Has Rahul Gandhi failed in making allies happy

The political heat was set to maximum levels on Sunday after Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced the poll dates.

06 Mar 2019


25-year-old man, hooked to PUBG, drinks acid instead of water

Apparently, PUBG addiction refuses to cease.

04 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Facing ire for wearing military uniform, Manoj Tiwari defends himself

BJP Delhi Chief Manoj Tiwari drew Opposition's ire for addressing a rally wearing military fatigues but he felt there was nothing wrong in it.

02 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Lok Sabha elections: Amit Shah to launch nationwide bike rally

Ahead of the much-anticipated general elections to be held in April-May, BJP President Amit Shah will kick off the poll campaign on Saturday from Madhya Pradesh's Umaria district.

01 Mar 2019


Cabinet okays setting up Center for Disability Sports at Gwalior

The Union cabinet yesterday approved a proposal for setting up the Center for Disability Sports at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, to be registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.

MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe

A day after two six-year-old twins were found dead in Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after meeting the victims' family, has urged Chief Minister Kamal Nath to hand the case over to the CBI.

24 Feb 2019


MP: Constable carries injured man on shoulder, saves life

In an incident which restores faith in humanity, a constable in Madhya Pradesh carried an injured man on his back, saving his life.

23 Feb 2019

Sushant Singh Rajput

'Sonchiriya' promotions: Ahead of release, Sushant to meet real dacoits

Sushant Singh Rajput, who is gearing up for the release of Sonchiriya, is leaving no stone unturned to promote his movie.

17 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh

MP: Three dead, dozens injured after bus falls into drain

In a tragic incident, three people were killed and dozens more injured after a bus fell into a drain from a bridge in the district of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.

16 Feb 2019


All-in-one emergency number '112' to kick-off in 14 states, UTs

In an attempt to make emergency services faster, 14 states and Union Territories in India will be getting a single emergency number '112' on February 19, something similar to the 911 service in the US.

15 Feb 2019


Man marries transgender lover on Valentine's day in Madhya Pradesh

A man and a transgender "married" in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on the occasion of Valentine's Day yesterday.

14 Feb 2019


MP: Senior cop 'treated' father's dead body for a month

In a disturbing incident, a senior police officer in Madhya Pradesh kept his dead father's body at his home claiming he was undergoing "ayurvedic treatment".

10 Feb 2019


Delhi: 'Depressed' IES officer found hanging at home in Munirka

A 25-year-old Indian Engineering Services (IES) officer allegedly committed suicide yesterday by hanging himself in his room in Southwest Delhi's Munirka area.

09 Feb 2019

Uttar Pradesh

Rahul Gandhi to meet Congress state chiefs to discuss strategy

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is slated to meet the party's state chiefs and leaders on Saturday to discuss and start finalizing the grand old party's election strategy for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

06 Feb 2019


Doctor kills driver, chops body into 500-pieces, puts in acid

In a horrendous incident, a government doctor posted in Madhya Pradesh's Itarsi town in Hoshangabad district killed his 30-year-old driver, chopped the body into at least 500 pieces and used acid to dissolve it.

04 Feb 2019

Radhika Apte

MP: Chicken held in police station for attacking 5-year-old girl

Many pet owners love and look after their pets like their own child and often get defensive over their mischief.

31 Jan 2019


Man loots Amazon of Rs. 30L through fraud refunds

A 27-year-old man was arrested yesterday in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, for allegedly duping e-commerce giant Amazon of Rs. 30 lakh.

29 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.

MP now seeks Center's help to get Asiatic-lions from Gujarat

The Madhya Pradesh government has sought the Center's help in getting Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir, which has been delayed by over five years despite a Supreme Court order.

26 Jan 2019


Caught-on-camera: Congress minister fails to read Republic Day speech

In a rather embarrassing situation for Congress, Imarti Devi, the state Union and Child Development Minister of Congress, was unable to read the Republic Day speech at a program held at SAF ground in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.