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Bhopal: Man approaches cops after tailor stitched underwear "too short"

18 Jul 2020

Bhopal: Man approaches cops after tailor stitched underwear "too short"

In an odd incident, a man in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, went to cops against a tailor, accusing him of stitching his underwear "too short."

Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge

30 May 2020

Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge

In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.

Bhopal: Doctors claim homeopathy cured coronavirus patients, experts unhappy

26 May 2020

Bhopal: Doctors claim homeopathy cured coronavirus patients, experts unhappy

At a time when the world is scrambling to produce a vaccine for coronavirus, a state-run homeopathy hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, claimed it has treated six patients, drawing fire from health experts.

Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

18 Apr 2020

Bhopal: Amid lockdown, bank manager raped inside her home

A lockdown has been imposed across the nation to curtail the spread of coronavirus but that has clearly not stopped crimes against women.

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

The Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh will now face a stricter lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise.

MP: Coronavirus warrior kept working despite learning of mother's demise

28 Mar 2020

MP: Coronavirus warrior kept working despite learning of mother's demise

Nothing but dedication will help India defeat COVID-19, the fatal disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which has taken the lives of 20 and infected 902.

Coronavirus: MP journalist who attended Kamal Nath's presser tests positive

25 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: MP journalist who attended Kamal Nath's presser tests positive

In a shocking development, a journalist who recently attended a press conference of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Terrorist, go back: NSUI workers, students tell BJP's Pragya Thakur

26 Dec 2019

Terrorist, go back: NSUI workers, students tell BJP's Pragya Thakur

Pragya Thakur, the parliamentarian from Bhopal, was on Wednesday greeted with unsavory words by students and the workers of National Students' Union of India (NSUI).

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

23 Dec 2019

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

BJP's Pragya Thakur, infamous for finding her way to controversies, is back in the news. The parliamentarian from Bhopal filed a complaint against SpiceJet claiming its crew misbehaved with her.

Pragya Thakur files complaint against SpiceJet crew over seat allotment

22 Dec 2019

Pragya Thakur files complaint against SpiceJet crew over seat allotment

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday filed a complaint against private airline SpiceJet alleging misconduct.

Radhika Apte's Apple TV+ series 'Shantaram' goes on floor

18 Dec 2019

Radhika Apte's Apple TV+ series 'Shantaram' goes on floor

The shooting for Apple TV+'s upcoming series Shantaram has commenced in India.

Pragya Thakur demands FIR over Congress MLA's 'burn her' threat

08 Dec 2019

Pragya Thakur demands FIR over Congress MLA's 'burn her' threat

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur reached a police station in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, late Saturday, demanding an FIR against a Congress MLA.

Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel

21 Nov 2019

Row erupts over terror-accused Pragya's nomination to Defence Ministry panel

In a controversial move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pragya Thakur has been nominated to the parliamentary consultative committee of the Ministry of Defence.

Bhopal: Man rapes daughter; cousin blackmails her with obscene video

08 Nov 2019

Bhopal: Man rapes daughter; cousin blackmails her with obscene video

In a shocking incident, a man was booked for repeatedly raping his daughter over the course of a year in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

'Motichoor Chaknachoor' trailer: Nawazuddin, Athiya in a quirky marriage drama

12 Oct 2019

'Motichoor Chaknachoor' trailer: Nawazuddin, Athiya in a quirky marriage drama

What happens when two strangers, desperate to get married for their own peculiar reasons, tie the knot and leave the rest to fortune's play?

Click toilet-selfie, get Rs. 51,000: MP government's scheme for newly-weds

11 Oct 2019

Click toilet-selfie, get Rs. 51,000: MP government's scheme for newly-weds

In an absurd move, bridegrooms in Madhya Pradesh are now required to take toilet selfies if they are to avail the benefits of a government scheme.

Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events

03 Oct 2019

Pragya Thakur, who called Godse 'patriot', misses Gandhi Jayanti events

By fielding Pragya Thakur from Bhopal in summer elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) drew ire from several quarters. Fortunately, the gamble paid off as she bettered Congress stalwart Digvijaya Singh by a huge margin and won.

Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding

29 Sep 2019

Amid Madhya Pradesh honey-trap, why two IPS officers are feuding

Days after the high profile honey-trapping case in Madhya Pradesh hit headlines, the controversy has locked Director General of Police VK Singh and Special Director General (Special Task Force and Cyber Cell) Purushottam Sharma in a face-off.

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

26 Sep 2019

Bureaucrats, politicians, Bollywood actors involved in Madhya Pradesh sex scandal

Over 4,000 media files of sex chats, explicit videos/audios involving top bureaucrats and politicians of Madhya Pradesh have been unearthed by probing agencies.

People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh

17 Sep 2019

People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh is not new to controversies. Landing in headlines because of his words is something the senior Congress leader aces in.

Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

08 Sep 2019

Health Minister says ex-PM Morarji Desai consumed cow urine

On Sunday, the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said that the former Prime Minister Morarji Desai used to drink cow urine for its medicinal properties.

Crows attack this Madhya Pradesh man every day: Here's why

04 Sep 2019

Crows attack this Madhya Pradesh man every day: Here's why

For the last three years, Shiva Kewat has been living a life of fear. Every day, as soon as Kewat steps out of his home in Shivpuri's Sumela village, Madhya Pradesh, a murder of crows swoop down from the sky, clawing and biting the poor man.

Madhya Pradesh couple seeks divorce over husband's UPSC obsession

01 Sep 2019

Madhya Pradesh couple seeks divorce over husband's UPSC obsession

In a bizarre piece of news, a woman in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal left her husband due to his obsession with the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations.

Opposition's 'curse' behind Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj's deaths: Pragya Thakur

26 Aug 2019

Opposition's 'curse' behind Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj's deaths: Pragya Thakur

In an explosive statement, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Monday held the Opposition responsible for the deaths of BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Babulal Gaur, and Sushma Swaraj.

Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker

22 Jul 2019

Haven't been elected to clean toilets: Pragya Thakur tells BJP-worker

Terror accused-turned-parliamentarian, Pragya Thakur, on Sunday sparked yet another controversy when she said she hasn't been elected to "clean toilets".

After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes

15 Jul 2019

After Sakshi Misra, Allahabad-girl 'threatened' for marrying against family's wishes

Days after Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP MLA from Bareilly, released a video alleging her life was under threat as she married a Dalit man, another girl has followed suit.

As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows

13 Jul 2019

As Anganwadis struggle, MP government spends money on ministers' bungalows

The Madhya Pradesh government, run by Congress leader Kamal Nath, has its priorities straight and Anganwadis don't make the cut.

Pragya's bike, allegedly used for Malegaon blast, presented in court

09 Jul 2019

Pragya's bike, allegedly used for Malegaon blast, presented in court

The motorbike, which was used for the 2008 Malegaon blast case, was on Monday presented before the trial court for examination.

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

07 Jun 2019

Don't know about Malegaon blast: Accused Pragya Thakur tells court

Pragya Thakur, who won Lok Sabha polls from Bhopal on a BJP ticket, on Friday appeared before a special NIA court in Mumbai in connection to the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center

23 May 2019

Congress' Ratan Singh dies of heart attack at counting center

While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rejoices amid yet another huge majority for them in the Lok Sabha elections, tragic news emerges from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), where Sehore district chief of the Indian National Congress, Ratan Singh, died of a heart attack.

Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms

22 May 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Opposition parties spent night outside EVM strongrooms

The counting for Lok Sabha elections will begin on Thursday, and Opposition parties don't want to leave anything to chance.

Week after elections, Farhan asks Bhopal to vote against Pragya

19 May 2019

Week after elections, Farhan asks Bhopal to vote against Pragya

If there was a competition to judge the stupidity of Bollywood stars, Farhan Akhtar would clearly make it to top five.

Will never forgive Pragya for insulting Bapu: PM Modi

17 May 2019

Will never forgive Pragya for insulting Bapu: PM Modi

A day after BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Singh Thakur called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a deshbhakt, PM Narendra Modi slammed her over her remarks.

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

16 May 2019

Godse was 'deshbhakt', says BJP's Pragya Thakur; apologizes later

BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blasts-accused, Pragya Singh Thakur, on Thursday called Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse a "deshbhakt" (patriot).

Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird

13 May 2019

Digvijaya Singh didn't cast his vote. The reason is weird

It seems former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh didn't want to take any chances on Sunday, even if it meant giving up his democratic right.

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

12 May 2019

#Phase6: Voting underway in Delhi, six states; Kohli gets inked

The penultimate phase of Lok Sabha polls, the sixth phase, is underway in several states. Voting is being held for 59 seats.

Pragya Thakur allegedly violates 72-hour campaign ban, gets EC notice

05 May 2019

Pragya Thakur allegedly violates 72-hour campaign ban, gets EC notice

Bhopal district election officer has sent a notice to Pragya Thakur, BJP's candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency after she allegedly violated the Election Commission's order.

NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur

29 Apr 2019

NDA minister says ATS had proof against Pragya Thakur

On Sunday, NDA minister and Republican Party of India (RPI) President Ramdas Athawale criticized BJP's decision to field Pragya Thakur from Bhopal and stressed that Anti-Terrorism Squad had proof against her.

Hemant Karkare's daughter speaks on Pragya Thakur's derogatory remarks

28 Apr 2019

Hemant Karkare's daughter speaks on Pragya Thakur's derogatory remarks

Jui Navare, the daughter of former Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad chief Hemant Karkare, finally broke her silence on the controversial remarks of BJP's Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur.

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

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.