Milind Ghatwai


Madhya Pradesh: Proposal to expedite gun license to rape, sexual harassment victims
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

The state recently passed a bill to award death penalty to those accused of rape and gangrape of girls aged 12 or less. Chitnis said the proposal to empower women with gun licenses was inspired by the bill.

Nothing wrong in taking political mileage from child rape Bill: BJP
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

A party release said since the Bill was passed, women’s social, cultural and religious organisations across the state have sought to felicitate the CM.

Madhya Pradesh BJP leader: Ram temple will be built irrespective of SC order
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Bhowmik recalled late VHP leader Ashok Singhal’s statement “De do teen, nahi to lenge teen hazar (give us three or we will take 3,000)”, a reference to Kashi and Mathura.

Madhya Pradesh police book five for sedition over poster, then withdraw charge
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

When contacted, Khandwa SP Navneet Bhasin said evidence was still being collected and, depending on the outcome, police may change the sections under which the accused have been booked.

Gujarat’s no to share lions prompts Madhya Pradesh to climb down
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

More than three years later, the order is yet to be followed, with the Gujarat government coming out with one reason or the other to scuttle the translocation.

MP assembly passes bill awarding death for rape of girls aged 12 or less
Tue, Dec 05, 2017

"The people who rape 12-year-old girls are not humans but devils. They don't have the right to live," says Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Supreme Court did not pass direction on Mahakaleshwar temple rituals: bench
Sun, Dec 03, 2017

This court has not passed any order whatsoever that, during the bhasma aarti, what rituals can, or what rituals cannot be, performed, and neither it is the job of this court to interfere in such rituals,” Justices Arun Mishra and Mohan Shantanagoudar said.

Madhya Pradesh had most rape cases even under Congress rule: minister
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

Citing statistics related to rapes in the Assembly, Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said that “MP was number one in rape cases from 1993 to 2003 and continues to remain on top even today.”

Bill providing death for rape of girls tabled in Madhya Pradesh Assembly
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

No other state in the country has proposed such stringent punishment for crimes against women, especially minor girls aged 12 and below.

Jacket, pagdi to replace gown at Madhya Pradesh convocations
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

In a circular on November 27, the higher education department has asked the universities to accommodate the changes with immediate effect.

Madhya Pradesh announces courses in astrology, Vaastu, priesthood
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

So far, 15 candidates have applied for astrology course that will include palmistry and face-reading.

Death of legislators makes Congress MLA seek Vastu check of MP Assembly
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Pointing to the death of nine sitting members since the current Assembly was constituted in 2013-end, Singh said he is at a loss to understand “what Nature wants and intends”.

Answer roll call with Jai Hind, BJP minister Vijay Shah tells Madhya Pradesh schools
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

School Education Minister Vijay Shah made an announcement to this effect while addressing NCC cadets from Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh on NCC Day at the Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal on Sunday.

In another NIOS scam year, 2013 cheating accused acquitted
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Delivering the acquittal order, Civil Judge Kavita Iwnati noted that the prosecution could not prove its case after all its witnesses turned hostile during the trial.

Madhya Pradesh plans death penalty for rapists of girls aged 12 or below
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Once the Assembly clears the Bill, it will be sent to the Central government with a request to send it to the President for approval.

Vyapam scam: Court raps CBI for not providing chargesheet
Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Given the large number of accused persons that include top officials of the examination body, racketeers, middlemen, students and guardians, the agency had sought time till November 25 to provide a copy of the chargesheet in a CD to each of them.

Mayawati in MP: ‘BJP may advance polls, try to build temple in Ayodhya’
Sat, Nov 25, 2017

BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday said there was every possibility that general elections could be advanced and the BJP could begin construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya to seek votes in the name of Hindutva.

Padmavati in MP textbooks, song not to be played in Dewas schools
Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Calling Padmavati as rashtramata, Chouhan said students will learn about the greatness of the queen from the book

Nathuram Godse bust at Hindu Mahasabha’s Gwalior office removed
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

The Additional District Magistrate served a notice on the organisation on November 16, asking it to reply within five days for misusing the premises and converting it into a temple without permission.

Padmavati row: SC rejects petition to delete scenes; CM Chouhan says won’t allow film’s release in MP
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of TMC-ruled West Bengal, spoke out against the protests and urged the film industry to “come together and protest in one voice” against the “calculated plan of a political party to destroy the freedom to express ourselves”.

Padmavati will not release in MP till objectionable scenes removed, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan also added that unless the objectionable scenes are removed he will not let the film to be released across the state.

Christians held for ‘conversion’: Madhya Pradesh High Court reprimands GRP, orders probe into assault charge
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

While Anita and Amrit were sent to jail, the children were sent to a shelter home, the location of which was not known to their parents.

No concessions for meat, liquor, gutka in Madhya Pradesh’s new MSME policy
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Admitting that job creation is a major challenge, the new policy has laid down that the government will provide 40 per cent subsidy on investment in plant and machinery in MSMEs. The subsidy will be provided in five equal annual installments.

Vyapam scam: Congress spokesman KK Mishra sentenced to two-year jail for defaming CM Chouhan, gets bail
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

The prosecution had said that the unsubstantiated allegations by Mishra had lowered the dignity of a person (the chief minister) holding a constitutional post.

Bhopal Gas tragedy: In court, defence names former plant employee as ‘saboteur’
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Abdul Jabbar of Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Udyog Sangathan said the accused were resorting to delaying tactics by coming up with the sabotage angle and naming the former employee.

Bhopal gangrape: Madhya Pradesh High Court seeks report on cops within 2 weeks
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

In the medical report, a resident doctor initially wrote that sex was consensual only to revise it later to say that it was “without her consent and will”.

Chitrakoot election results 2017: Congress retains seat, says voters want change
Mon, Nov 13, 2017

The Chitrakoot bypoll, which was necessitated following the death of Congress MLA Prem Singh, saw around 65 per cent voting on November 9.

Bhopal gangrape: Madhya Pradesh govt suspends two doctors
Sun, Nov 12, 2017

The government action follows the HC decision to take suo motu cognizance of newspaper reports about the gangrape and the alleged negligence in preparing the medical report.

2002 murder case: HC quashes production warrant against Abu Salem
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

When the sessions court refused to quash the proceedings against him, Abu Salem moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court in 2014.

President Ram Nath Kovind pats Chouhan govt for ‘inclusive’ development
Sat, Nov 11, 2017

On inclusive growth, President Ram Nath Kovind said Madhya Pradesh was providing equal opportunities to all to develop.

Bhopal gangrape: First medical report mentioned ‘consensual sex’, revised after doctor was questioned
Fri, Nov 10, 2017

Bhopal gangrape: The goof-up came to light the day Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the progress of efforts to check crimes against women.

Don’t want to spend my life hearing ‘bechari rape victim’: MP survivor
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

On November 1, the girl’s father caught Golu Bihari, one of the four accused, playing cards at Mansarovar Complex close to the crime scene.

Madhya Pradesh Education minister orders tuition time limit, retracts after protests
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

The minister said his department would bring in an IT firm to develop an app that students would download on their phones that will allow them to connect to a Dial 100 service for first-response police vehicles.

Arvind Kejriwal compares electricity bills of Delhi and MP at Bhopal rally
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

Later talking to a select audience, Kejriwal elaborated the steps taken by his government in the fields of education, health, minimum wages, infrastructure and pollution.

Abandoned cows: MP panel seeks penalty
Sun, Nov 05, 2017

Madhya Pradesh has nearly 1.96 crore cattle heads but there is no estimate of the stray cattle population.

Children restored by court, parents of Christian Colony scared to return home
Sun, Nov 05, 2017

HJM activists, accompanied by some advocates, had entered the station, made the children come out of Avantika Express for which they had reservation, and alleged the journey was meant to facilitate the conversion of the children to Christianity.