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27 Mar 2018


2 journalists killed in road accidents in Madhya Pradesh, Bihar

Two journalists were killed in road accidents in Madhya Pradesh and Bihar, police said.

26 Mar 2018

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

MP: Two families name daughters 'Anchahee', as they wanted sons

Two instances of parents naming their daughters as "Anchahee" (unwanted) have come to light in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.

26 Mar 2018


Humiliating: MP university strip-searches women after finding used sanitary napkin

In a disturbing incident, 50 women of MP's Dr Hari Singh Gour University have alleged they were strip-searched after a used sanitary napkin was found in a hostel corridor near a washroom.

25 Mar 2018


MP: Ears of 2.5L bovines tagged with Aadhaar-like ID

To enhance cattle's safety, Madhya Pradesh government has stamped 2.5L cattle with unique identities, similar to 12-digit Aadhaar number.

Narcotics seizure increased 300% in 5-years, 3.6L-kgs seized in 2017

Seizure of narcotic drugs in the country has increased by more than 300 percent in the last five years with 2017 witnessing the highest seizure of over 3.6 lakh kg of narcotics, said an NCB report.

Income Tax Department raids Madhya Pradesh business group's premises

The Income Tax Department on Friday conducted raids at 15 premises of a business group in three different cities in Madhya Pradesh on suspicion of major tax evasion, an official said.

18 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Regardless of recent losses, BJP confident of winning Maharashtra bypolls

Undeterred by recent setbacks in byelections in some states, the BJP is confident of retaining the Bhandara-Gondia and Palghar Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra bypolls.

18 Mar 2018

Narendra Modi

UPA govt left 450 railway projects incomplete: Piyush Goyal

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday claimed that nearly 450 railway projects were incomplete across the country when the NDA government came to power in 2014.

17 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Two inter-state drug racketeers arrested; Rs. 5.6cr-worth drugs seized

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly running an inter-state drug racket and narcotics; 1kg heroin worth Rs. 4cr in the international market was seized from them in northwest Delhi's Rohini.

17 Mar 2018

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton fractures right wrist after slipping during India visit

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is on a visit to India, has suffered a hairline fracture on her right wrist after a fall.

17 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu

Gadkari: Drinking water from sea soon at 5 paise/litre

Addressing the inaugural session of the Nadi Mahotsav at Bandrabhan, Madhya Pradesh, Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari said that India would soon get potable water from the sea at 5 paise per litre.

14 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh tops the list of communal violence hit states

Uttar Pradesh topped the list of states with maximum communal violence incidents in the country last year, the Lok Sabha was informed today.

12 Mar 2018

West Bengal

RS polls: Abhishek Singhvi, Kumar Ketkar among 10 Congress candidates

The Congress cleared the names of 10 candidates for Rajya Sabha polls in seven states, including Abhishek Manu Singhvi from West Bengal and senior journalist Kumar Ketkar from Maharashtra.

11 Mar 2018


Madhya Pradesh to measure people's 'happiness quotient'

Madhya Pradesh government is going to conduct a study to measure the happiness quotient of people.

CBI shifts 20 officers from Vyapam branch in one day

In a move that has raised eyebrows, the CBI shifted out 20 officers in one day from the Special Vyapam Scam Branch in Bhopal, where over 50 cases are pending.

07 Mar 2018


BJP finalizes a few names for RS polls nominations

The upcoming RS biennial elections will be held on March 23. Fifty-eight MPs will retire.

04 Mar 2018


Congress to highlight BJP's 'hollow promises' in MP Assembly polls

The Congress's victory in the recent Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh has made the party upbeat. It has now decided to campaign aggressively against the ruling BJP in the state elections due later this year.

02 Mar 2018


Implement Delhi-like school safety rules in Madhya Pradesh: Sumitra Mahajan

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, in a letter to Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, suggested to the state government to enact safety norms regarding schools on the lines of Delhi's rules.

28 Feb 2018

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: BJP leading in Mungaoli, Congress in Kolaras

The counting of votes for the bypolls to two Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh is underway, with BJP leading in Mungaoli and Congress in Kolaras after the completion of the first round.

27 Feb 2018


MP: Girl attempts suicide after father 'humiliated' by BJP members

In Bihar, the BJP is in a crisis after a car belonging to one of its members hit and killed nine children.

26 Feb 2018


BSNL to roll out 4G services in 10 telecom circles

State owned telecom firm BSNL today signed a pact with Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia to roll out 4G services in 10 telecom circles covering Western and Southern regions in India.

24 Feb 2018

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: Voting begins for Mungaoli and Kolaras constituencies

Voting for bypolls in Madhya Pradesh's two Assembly segments - Mungaoli and Kolaras began at 8 am on Saturday.

22 Feb 2018

Uttar Pradesh

CBSE's student-helpline gets 5,600 calls in 21 days

A tele-helpline launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on February 1 to help Class 10-12 students better deal with the pressure of Board exams, has received 5,600 calls in 21 days.

You value a rape at Rs. 6,000?: SC rebukes MP

The SC was shocked to find out that Madhya Pradesh (MP), which got the highest amount among states from the Nirbhaya Fund, spent around just Rs. 6,000 on an average per rape victim.

05 Feb 2018


Madhya Pradesh v/s Chhattisgarh: Whose chicken is it, anyway?

Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are both embroiled in a war over owning an Indian breed of all-black chicken called Kadaknath, seeking the GI (Geographical Indication) tag for the bird known for its taste and health benefits.

29 Jan 2018

Crime Against Women

MP: Goon hijacks police car, abducts 'lover' dressed as cop

In a crime straight out of a Bollywood movie, a gang in MP's Panna district hijacked a police vehicle, stripped the cops and wore their uniforms, then 'kidnapped' a girl from her home.

27 Jan 2018


Madhya Pradesh's 'witches' revolt against oppression

Caste, class and gender bias is commonly heard of in India. But hundreds of women in MP's Rajgarh and Shajapur districts have fallen prey to a strange discriminatory practice.

Despite SC directive, no Padmaavat screening in Gujarat

Gujarat's multiplex owners have decided not to screen Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Padmaavat as they face threats from fringe groups like Karni Sena, that could lead to loss of property and business.

17 Jan 2018


ISRO releases image from India's 100th satellite

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released the first ever image captured by the recently launched Cartosat-2 satellite.

16 Jan 2018


IIT-Bombay engineer leaves high-paying job to take diksha

Last September, a Jain couple from Madhya Pradesh made headlines after announcing their decision to leave behind their property and three-year-old daughter to become monks.

09 Jan 2018


Man who set himself ablaze after Kohli's early dismissal dies

65-year old Babubal Bairva, a retired railway employee who set himself on fire after Virat Kohli's dismissal in a test against South Africa, had died, News18 reports.

07 Jan 2018


Man sets himself on fire after Kohli gets out

On January 7, in a shocking incident, a 65-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh set himself on fire after Virat Kohli was declared out on the first day of the test match against South Africa in Capetown.

21 Dec 2017

Uttar Pradesh

Ragging on Indian college campuses up by 70% in 2017

Student ragging in Indian colleges and universities is on an all-time high. 889 cases have been reported till December 19 this year, a 70% rise over last year's 515 cases.

14 Dec 2017

Road Rage

MP: Seven hit by dumper while helping accident victims, dead

In a tragic accident, a group of persons was hit by a speeding dumper while trying to help two road accident victims near Betul, MP.

05 Dec 2017

Aadhaar Card

Highlighting Aadhaar's importance this wedding season, one invite a time

With Aadhaar reigning supreme over every other government-issued ID proof, its relevance can't be highlighted enough.

20 Nov 2017

Deepika Padukone

'Padmavati' now banned in Madhya Pradesh even before release

A day after the makers of 'Padmavati' pushed back its release, the Madhya Pradesh government has banned the movie in the state.

06 Nov 2017


At Ujjain's donkey fair, 'Ram Rahim' and 'Honeypreet' are sold!

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim Singh and his adopted daughter Honeypreet are in prison, serving their time for different crimes.

06 Nov 2017


Her presence of mind saved Bhopal gang-rape victim. Here's how

Debating whether to kill her or hold her captive for ransom, her rapists finally asked her about her parents. Despite both of them in the police, she said her mother was a tailor and father a daily wager. Thinking she was poor, they left.

06 Nov 2017

Reliance Jio

Mi A1 Plus, OnePlus 5 to get Airtel VoLTE support

The Xiaomi Mi A1 Plus and the OnePlus 5, despite being two of the best devices in their respective price ranges, still lack Airtel VoLTE support.

01 Nov 2017


Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan gets clean chit, 490 charged

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths gave a clean chit to MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the multicrore Vyapam examination scam.