Milind Ghatwai

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Days after transfer for praising Nehru, IAS officer asked to explain ‘anti-Modi’ post on Facebook
Tue, May 31, 2016

Gangwar claimed the post in question is not on his timeline and that he may have ‘liked’ an article shared on Facebook but never made that comment.

Anganwadi and Mid-day meal: Centre asks MP to consider including boiled eggs in menu
Sun, May 29, 2016

Nearly three months after receiving the letter, the state is yet to take a call on the issue.

Two held in Mumbai for ‘insulting Goddess Kali’ on Facebook
Sat, May 28, 2016

After a one-day police remand, the two men were sent to judicial custody. Police said one of them had created the image, while the other had circulated it.

MP’s shunted IAS officer speaks up: They promote some icons, I praised another (Nehru)
Sat, May 28, 2016

Ever since the Facebook post had gone viral, there were talks that Ajay Singh Gangwar could be shunted out of the district any time.

MP BJP minister worships Ambedkar instead of goddess
Sat, May 28, 2016

Usually, such functions begin with the worship of Goddess Saraswati.

Nehru stopped India from becoming Hindu Taliban country: MP IAS officer’s praise lands him in trouble
Fri, May 27, 2016

He lauded Nehru for promoting scientific temperament and for choosing Vikram Sarabhai and Homi J Bhabha over “intellectuals like Baba Ramdev and Asaram Bapu”.

Sant detained with black buck near Ujjain
Wed, May 25, 2016

"At the moment, we have arrested the driver and seized the black buck. We are also questioning the sant,'' said SDO (Badwaha) M S Dabar.

Satna church row: Pastor, wife held on conversion charge
Mon, May 23, 2016

Bajrang Dal leader Rajbahadur Mishra said Pastor Anthony had been booked previously, too, in a case of forced conversion.

In Ujjain for holy dip, Sadhvi Pragya praises ‘patriot’ PM Modi
Thu, May 19, 2016

Before leaving Bhopal and soon after reaching Ujjain, she hit out at MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for delaying her holy dip in the Kshipra

Crack down on advertisements that objectify women: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Tue, May 17, 2016

Dignity of women was one of the 51 points in the 'Simhastha Declaration' released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Ninora near Ujjain during the valedictory session of the three-day Antarrashtriya Vichar Mahakumbh on Saturday.

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur threatens fast unto death
Mon, May 16, 2016

Thakur, who is undergoing treatment at an Ayurvedic hospital in Bhopal, is an accused in the murder of former RSS activist Sunil Joshi and the trial is pending in a Dewas court.

We don’t know how to market ourselves: PM Modi in Ujjain
Sun, May 15, 2016

Flanked by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Modi said that a "holier than thou" attitude is taking people towards conflicts. "Let's look within and see how we can grow ourselves."

The Malegaon U-turn: I was confident of a clean chit, says Sadhvi Pragya
Sat, May 14, 2016

Jha alleged that the Congress government in Maharashtra wanted to eliminate Thakur when she was in police custody.

Satna church row: Member of backward classes panel wants more charges slapped against pastors
Tue, May 10, 2016

Yadav, who enjoys Minister of State status, said more stringent charges should be applied against the pastors who were arrested in the past for allegedly trying to convert local people.

BJP scales down Amit Shah’s ‘social harmony’ dip with Dalits in Madhya Pradesh
Tue, May 10, 2016

With more voices coming up against the exercise, the BJP has dropped the plan of taking out a procession of Dalits from Valmiki Dham to Ramghat. Shah’s official itinerary released by the party on Monday did not mention any dip.

Satna church: Right-wing activists ask Hindus not to attend Sunday mass
Tue, May 03, 2016

Both Arun and Subhadra come from OBC families.

MP panel member wants Christians tried for sedition
Mon, May 02, 2016

Yadav said, “This is the first case in the country when Christians were caught red-handed converting and marrying OBCs."

At Simhastha Kumbh, Kinnar Akhara becomes a huge draw
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

An image of Ardhnarishwara — an amalgamation of the male-female form in Lord Shiva - forms the backdrop for the Kinnar Akhara’s main stage.

Madhya Pradesh Police, Bajrang Dal stop church wedding in Satna
Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Accompanied by Bajrang Dal activists, a Kolgawan police team entered the Church of God in India and arrested 10 people, including pastor Sam Samuel and the groom’s parents.

Simhasta Kumbh: Woman seer protests unequal facilities
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Bhawanta on Tuesday sat in a samadhi posture in an eight-feet ditch, while volunteers started pouring soil on her.

BJP’s Dalit plan: Kumbh dip with Shah
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

After the ‘Samarasta Snan’ (dip of harmony), Shah is scheduled to break bread with them, and later address a convention.

Revisiting Shah Bano’s Family, 31 years later: ‘My mother got threats after SC order, but stuck to stand’
Sun, Apr 24, 2016

Shah Bano won in 1985, with the Supreme Court ruling that she was entitled to maintenance like any other Indian woman.

Heat wave: In Bundelkhand, this is the cruellest April they have seen
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

Animals are suffering not just due to lack of water but also unavailability of fodder due to crop failures and forest fires.

Simhastha Kumbh Mela begins in MP
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

The preparations for the religious fair, held once in 12 years, have transformed the town, with the BJP government almost making it an official event unlike the previous editions when religious organisations would dictate terms.

Transgenders make debut at Kumbh
Sat, Apr 23, 2016

The maiden entry of Kinnar Akhara, an institution representing transgenders, at the Kumbh drew maximum attention as devotees scrambled to seek their blessings when they arrived at Gandharv Ghat Friday evening.

Modi slams Congress ‘lip service to poor’, says he is PM because of Babasaheb
Fri, Apr 15, 2016

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other dignitaries on the occasion.

Madhya Pradesh: Subsidy for youth to visit Savarkar jail
Thu, Apr 14, 2016

Visits to Port Blair will be covered under the scheme that was announced three years ago.

Road Mishap in MP: Biker, Veenu Paliwal, dies living her passion
Wed, Apr 13, 2016

In a tragic incident, Veenu Paliwal, India's top woman biker died in a road accident in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh's last evening.

Indore: Engineering colleges told to send students to PM Modi’s rally in Mhow
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

The directive has left the colleges in a quandary because many of them don’t have their own vehicles and some are hosting exams.

Congress leader booked for WhatsApp post on Mohan Bhagwat
Thu, Apr 07, 2016

The police action against Nagori follows the arrest of several Muslim youths in different parts of Madhya Pradesh for posting comments or morphed images involving Bhagwat in the social media.

MP: Army asks Bhind officials to ‘control’ youth
Sun, Apr 03, 2016

Chambal divisional commissioner Shivanand Dubey said steps will be taken to monitor these youngsters on trains.

Nine held for clash at mosque in Madhya Pradesh
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Locals alleged that the nine “Wahhabis”, some of whom were from Delhi and Bhopal, were preaching “conservative” ideas in the mosque.

CBSE yet to declare result of cancer survivor
Mon, Mar 28, 2016

The board, however, did not declare her result, saying that she had been marked absent and was ineligible for the July examination.

No terror plot in Ujjain explosives haul: ATS
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

The recovery of explosives ahead of the month-long Simhastha had led to speculation, with local media linking it to SIMI and Indian Mujahideen terror plot.

‘Insult to RSS chief’: Police in a fix after booking youth under scrapped 66(A) of IT Act
Mon, Mar 21, 2016

While the Sheopur police are still clueless, their counterparts in Anuppur have booked another Muslim youth under the same section of the IT Act for his Facebook comment against the RSS chief.

Madhya Pradesh: Urdu Academy secretary says fellow poet ‘violated woman’s dignity’
Sun, Mar 20, 2016

Mehdi said, “He has violated a woman’s dignity by talking about her undergarments in public. A poet has to be sensitive and use sober words and language. He has a way with words but he crossed the line that day.”