14 absolved of SIMI links: Verdict exposes shoddy probe by Khandwa police
Fri, Oct 02, 2015

However, five accused in the case — including Babbu alias Bablia Lukas Dominique — were sentenced to three years imprisonment each under the Arms Act.

Vyapam scam: CBI conducts searches in MP, UP
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

This is the first major action the central investigation agency has taken after registering several FIRs and preliminary inquiries in connection with deaths of people linked to the scam.

Sunil Joshi murder: A case of twists and turns
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

From the anti-terrorist squads in Maharashtra and Rajasthan to the NIA to the Madhya Pradesh Police, the investigators were certain about the links of the alleged killers but not their motive.

Sunil Joshi murder: Charges framed against Sadhvi Pragya, 7 others
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Pragya was not present in the Dewas court when the charges of murder and conspiracy were framed against her. She is an accused in other cases of alleged Hindu terror and is in jail.

Vyapam whistle-blower wins court battle against MP govt
Sat, Sep 19, 2015

Dr Anand Rai, one of the main whistleblowers in the Vyapam scam, and his wife Gauri were transferred to Dhar by the health department.

Brothers of Jhabua blast main accused arrested
Fri, Sep 18, 2015

The brothers, who had fled town after the explosion, were detained before Wednesday but were formally placed under arrest on Thursday and produced before a court in Petlawad.

Jhabua blast: Magazine owner held for supplying explosives to main accused
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

The Jhabua police picked up the magazine owner from Badnawar on the charge of supplying explosives to the main accused Kaswa in violation of rules.

Jhabua blast: Absconding shop owner Rajendra Kaswa had no licence to store or sell explosives
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

At least 88 people died in the explosion in Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh

Dismissed IAS officer Arvind Joshi, who was on the run, surrenders
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

The 1979 IAS batch couple, Arvind Joshi and his wife, have been accused of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income.

Jhabua blast: Village mourns teens who were best friends
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Two teens, who would always be seen together in the village, died in the Jhabua blast.

Jhabua blast: The three Kaswa brothers who turned villains overnight
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Now, all three brothers — who once had immense clout owing to their wealth — are absconding along with their relatives.

Jhabua blast: Retired headmaster rented shop to former student, paid with life
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

After retiring as a headmaster, Rathod had built a house on the plot and opened a flour mill in the shop adjacent to Kaswa’s over a year ago.

89 dead in Jhabua blast: Hunt on for explosives owner, licence details
Mon, Sep 14, 2015

Police said they have launched a manhunt, with Rs 1 lakh as reward for Rajendra Kaswa, who had allegedly stored mining gelatin sticks in the shop.

Online recruitment by Islamic State major security challenge: Rajnath Singh
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Singh said India was facing security challenges because it was progressing at a very fast pace and 'anti-national forces' don’t want that to happen.

Madhya Pradesh blast toll 88, gelatin stored in house could be reason
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

Police said gelatin sticks kept in the house of one Rajendra Kumar Kaswa exploded but it was not clear whether he had the licence to store them there.

I get angry when Indians speak to each other in English: Tomio Mizokami
Sat, Sep 12, 2015

The septuagenarian has been one of the major attractions of the 10th World Hindi conference inaugurated byPM Narendra Modi on Thursday.

Hindi will dominate digital world: PM Narendra Modi
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

PM Narendra Modi said that language should be inclusive, not exclusive, for it to prosper.

PM Narendra Modi counters Sonia Gandhi’s ‘hawabaazi’ attack with ‘hawalabaaz’ jibe
Fri, Sep 11, 2015

PM Narendra Modi said govt could not pass key legislation due to opposition by ‘arrogant’ Congress.

World Hindi Conference: Hindi or Hindu bhai bhai?
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

A few left-leaning litterateurs have dubbed this meeting a 'Hindu' not Hindi conference.

Notes from the blackboard: Two teachers, 11 students and many empty benches
Sun, Sep 06, 2015

On a Thursday morning, he lies on the floor near the desk of Ramnivas Kushwah, the atithi (guest) teacher who is waiting for students to arrive.

Anti-slaughter activists thrash, tonsure 4 in Madhya Pradesh
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

The four spent 24 hours in police custody and the next 24 hours in jail because they did not seek bail hoping that police will subject them to medical examination.

Vyapam Case: Shiraj Singh Chouhan offered deal, says man who blew the lid off scam
Thu, Sep 03, 2015

Dr Rai alleged that the CM Chouhan called him to his official residence in Bhopal on August 11 and asked him to stop the campaign against him and his family members.

The Jain religion and the right to die by Santhara
Wed, Sep 02, 2015

Indian Express explains the issues in the legal battle around the practice of starving to death.

Bhopal rally fails to make an impact
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

MP has the second largest population of Patidars after Gujarat.

Patidar rally in MP: Poor response, no worries for BJP govt
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

Madhya Pradesh has the second largest population of Patidars after Gujarat with which it shares a boundary.

Vyapam scam: BJP plans rally on Sept 15 to counter Congress
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has started raking up the issue in his rallies in Alirajpur and Jhabua, which are part of Ratlam Lok Sabha constituency where by-election is due.

Crimes against Women: MHA nod to special force of women for villages
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Maneka Gandhi added that the SPOs will “strike fear in the minds of boys”.

Maneka Gandhi against serving eggs in anganwadi meals
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

"There are no refrigerators in pre-schools and children are served 10-day old eggs that could make them sick," the minister said adding that she had conveyed her concern to states.

Jains protest against Santhara order
Tue, Aug 25, 2015

The Jain community Monday held protest marches in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Delhi against the Rajasthan High Court order declaring the practice of Santhara or Sallekhana illegal. Criticising the judiciary for its “ignorance”, they asked judges to consult religious heads before passing such verdicts in future. Setting aside their inter-denominational differences, community members […]

Techie charged with felony in US seeks govt help to clear name
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

A father of two children, both US nationals, he had been found guilty of charges related to accessing the computers of his previous employer and deleting and damaging the data on those computers — a felony.

Congress wonders why even Vyapam couldn’t lift it in MP civic polls
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

It’s no secret that the Congress is a divided house in MP but things haven’t improved after so many electoral reverses.

PM Modi should stop differentiating between Muslim and Hindu terrorists: Digvijaya
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

"By deciding not to appeal against the bail granted to Samjhauta blast accused Aseemanand, you are weakening India’s case on international front," Singh said

BJP win in Madhya Pradesh despite Vyapam Scam
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

Chouhan and the BJP were meticulous in defence, printing and distributing booklets called Vyapam Ka Sach. It countered the Congress by coming out with details of illegalities during Digvijaya Singh’s regime.

No longer ‘pseudo Hindu’: Uma Bharati wants to pen a book on PM Modi
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

After being thrown out of the BJP in 2005, Uma Bharati had criticised many leaders during her stint outside the party.

Despite Vyapam scam, BJP sweeps civic polls in Madhya Pradesh
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

PM Narendra Modi and Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan took to Twitter to thank voters for BJP's sweeping victory in the state's civic polls.

Rajasthan HC says Santhara illegal: Jains to challenge court order
Sun, Aug 16, 2015

As devotees turned up in large numbers, bids were called for different steps of the last rites, and the highest bidder won the right to give mukhagni.