Articles about Madhya Pradesh Government

MP: BJP worker arrested for 'killing' mentally challenged man

22 May 2022

Politics
MP: BJP worker arrested for 'killing' mentally challenged man

The Madhya Pradesh Police arrested Bharatiya Janata Party worker Dinesh Kushwaha on Saturday after he was seen on video assaulting a 65-year-old man with mental illness on suspicion of being a Muslim.

Madhya Pradesh: Obscene dance program held at fair, official suspended

10 May 2022

India
Madhya Pradesh: Obscene dance program held at fair, official suspended

An obscene dance program organized at a fair in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur has prompted the state government to suspend the district's chief municipal officer (CMO).

Indore: Rejected lover causes building fire killing 7; arrested

08 May 2022

India
Indore: Rejected lover causes building fire killing 7; arrested

A 28-year-old man, named Shubham Dixit, was arrested late on Saturday after he allegedly set fire to a building in Indore, killing seven people and injuring nine others.

MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

16 Apr 2022

India
MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

In a bizarre development, police in Madhya Pradesh have booked three men—lodged in jail since March—in connection to last week's communal violence in Barwani district, NDTV reported.

MP: Theft suspect dies in police custody, four cops suspended

14 Sep 2021

India
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

India
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.

MP farmer mines 6.47-carat diamond; sixth success in two years

28 Aug 2021

India
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.

Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

19 Mar 2020

India
Madhya Pradesh crisis: Horse-trading, Governor's power discussed in Supreme Court

In what serves as a setback for the Madhya Pradesh government, the Supreme Court remarked today that a Governor can call for a floor test even when the Assembly is not in session.

MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill

25 Jul 2019

Politics
MP: Two BJP MLAs vote in favor of Congress Bill

In an interesting turn of events, two BJP MLAs, Sharad Kol, and Narayan Tripathi voted in favor of a Congress Bill in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday.

NTCA asks MP govt to correct data related to tigers

14 Oct 2018

India
NTCA asks MP govt to correct data related to tigers

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has asked the Madhya Pradesh Government to enter correct data related to tigers in its state on an online platform, according to an RTI document.

MP to become liquor free state soon: Chouhan

11 Apr 2017

India
MP to become liquor free state soon: Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh announced that the state will soon move towards becoming a liquor-free state in a phased out manner.

Faulty EVMs: Madhya Pradesh Government removes top officials in Bhind

02 Apr 2017

Politics
Faulty EVMs: Madhya Pradesh Government removes top officials in Bhind

A video that went viral on social media purportedly showing a faulty Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) that registers votes only for the BJP, resulted in the Madhya Pradesh government taking swift action against top officials of Bhind, from where the video surfaced and an Assembly by-election is scheduled.

Highly-qualified girl from MP seeks euthanasia from PM

26 Sep 2016

India
Highly-qualified girl from MP seeks euthanasia from PM

Laxmi Yadav, a specially-abled girl from Madhya Pradesh, wrote to PM Modi seeking euthanasia after being rejected for employment across the state.