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13 Feb 2021

Andhra Pradesh

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.

13 Feb 2021

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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.

10 Feb 2021

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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.

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.

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."

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.

18 Jan 2021

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Dhaakad' gets a release date

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

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.

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.

12 Jan 2021

Rahul Gandhi

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.

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.

07 Jan 2021

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

28 Dec 2020

Sonia Gandhi

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.

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.

26 Dec 2020

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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.

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.

22 Dec 2020

Jyotiraditya Scindia

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

14 Dec 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Malnutrition on the rise in key states, finds government survey

The government recently released the first set of findings of the latest fifth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

13 Dec 2020


Underrated tourist destinations in India that should be explored

This year started with a nightmare, which caused unprecedented mayhem and due to this, many of us had to cancel our travel plans.

28 Nov 2020


Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.

18 Nov 2020

Uttar Pradesh

MP to form 'cow cabinet' for conservation, promotion of cattle

The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to form a "cow cabinet," Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced on Wednesday.

18 Nov 2020


Online studies dubbed ineffective by teachers and parents: Study

The coronavirus pandemic, which has upset the world's order, forced students to switch to online classes but a majority of teachers and parents are dissatisfied with this change, a study by Azim Premji University revealed.

AgustaWestland scam: Approver names Kamal Nath's son, other Congress leaders

In a fresh development linked to the Rs. 3,000 crore AgustaWestland deal, the accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena has named Madhya Pradesh's former Chief Minister Kamal Nath's son, as well as Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and Ahmed Patel, reports IE.

10 Nov 2020


Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

03 Nov 2020


Bihar: Voting for 94 seats begins, Tejashwi Yadav in fray

The second phase of Bihar's Assembly polls began today amid high-security and restrictions, levied considering the coronavirus pandemic.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.

19 Oct 2020

Kamal Nath

MP: Kamal Nath issues clarification after 'item' remark sparks controversy

Madhya Pradesh Indian National Congress (INC) chief Kamal Nath on Monday sought to clarify his controversial remarks against state Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Imarti Devi.

17 Oct 2020

Deepika Padukone

MP: Deepika Padukone, other actors on fake rural job cards

Film star Deepika Padukone works as a laborer in a Madhya Pradesh village, so suggest bogus rural job cards issued with the 34-year-old actor's photograph.

08 Oct 2020


Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over Aadhaar-like cards to property owners, spread across 763 villages in India, under the SVAMITVA scheme launched in April 2020, that intends to end disputes and boost the finances of properties in rural areas.

28 Sep 2020

Domestic Violence

MP: DG rank officer brutally beats wife; captured on video

A disturbing video of Madhya Pradesh's Additional Director General (ADG) of Police, Purushottam Sharma, where the officer is seen brutally assaulting his wife, has been doing the rounds on social media since Monday morning.

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