“Drinking Panchgavya cleanses one’s soul. Hinduism lays emphasis on it but Muslims won’t drink it and will be found out,’’ convener of SBM Chandrashekhar Tiwari told The Indian Express. He claimed Muslim boys “infiltrate” garba pandals and “trap” Hindu girls as part of “love jihad”
Veterans Babulal Gaur and Sartaj Singh, who held home and forest portfolios, respectively, were dropped as ministers last year and apparently told that the BJP had decided to follow this formula at the national level
Despite all the talk of internal democracy, earlier in the day Shah made it clear during a closed-door meeting in the Bhopal party office that functionaries were not supposed to share proceedings at the party headquarters with the media.
The Hindu Utsav Samiti (HUS) put forward its demand at a peace committee meeting called by the district administration ahead of the festival.
This came a day before BJP president Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Bhopal to begin a three-day exercise from Friday to strengthen the party organisation.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan,who had campaigned extensively, credited the victory to development. Congress chief Arun Yadav on the improved tally of the party said the results proved that people have voted for change.
“No one came to check all these years if we actually celebrated the day. The order was driven by a craze for publicity,” he told The Indian Express, adding that similar programmes were held last year and the years before that.
Under this scheme, the government will not buy certain pulses, oilseed and horticulture crops from farmers but will pay the difference between selling price (at mandis) and the remunerative price into farmers’ accounts.
Last week, Shrivas staged a dharna outside the high court to protest against his transfer but agreed to join work at Neemuch. Within hours of his joining, the high court served a suspension order on him.
Former board chairman Rashid Khan said while most large madrasas celebrate Indepe-ndence Day and hoist the Tricolour, it is likely that the smaller ones find it difficult to organise events.
Asking Snapdeal, IndiaMART, Wishnbuy and Cartcomparison to immediately remove these products and any information about them from their websites, the forest department has given them a month to reply to the notices or face action for violating the Wildlife Protection Act.
A jail officer said there were 8,500 visitors, including children, on Monday. The stamp is usually put on hands of the visitors. “I have ordered an inquiry and sought a report in three days,” Jail Minister Kusum Mehdele said.
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister Uma Bharati were among those who had requested her to end her protest. Indore-based spiritual guru Bhaiyyaji Maharaj had called on her too to end her hunger strike.
A large police force was deployed in and around the village, a stronghold of the movement, before the administration decided to move Patkar from the protest venue.
Hindutva organisations had blamed his murder on “anti-national elements like SIMI’’ and called for a bandh on December 30 — the day Rasheed’s family was attacked.
They are on the roads and in the fields. Farmers are worried, as are MLAs. 13 years after its anti-cow slaughter Act, Madhya Pradesh struggles with stray cows
Earlier, a group led by BJP MLA Rameshwar Sharma led a march to Raj Bhavan and members of the Jain community who were present demanded that no slaughterhouse be opened anywhere in the state.
When the police were taking Mohammed Ikhlaq towards the court room, one Prashant Sahu fired at Ikhlaq killing him on the spot.
The state government indicated that it was in no mood to move in the police immediately, but would do so once the water level in the dam starts rising, threatening submergence in these two districts where 7,100 families are still to be resettled.
While the BJP burned the effigies of Scindia across the state on Monday, accusing him of being anti-Dalit, the Congress responded on Tuesday by burning the effigies of state BJP chief Nandkumar Singh Chouhan and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Chouhan, who will complete 12 years in office in November, said he would visit districts a month later and hang collectors upside down if his warning about clearing revenue cases within a fixed time frame was not implemented.
When word spread that the cow had died, members of the Brahmin community met and ordered that Tiwari undergo punishment that involves taking a dip in the Ganga and organising a feast for the village.
The resolution, moved by veteran BJP MLA Shankarlal Tiwari, sought an end to the centuries-old practice of ‘era’, where farmers let loose their cows post-harvest to allow them to graze. The practice, members said, was adding to the number of stray cows.
A section of villagers, however, said the boy from Indore, whose grandparents lived in Chhipaner, had been framed. The boy was produced before a juvenile court in Sehore, the district headquarters, that sent him to an observation home on Thursday, the police said.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made the announcement in the Assembly while speaking on the adjournment motion moved by the Opposition Congress over the farmers’ unrest and the death of protesters in Mandsaur district.
“The illegal trade of opium and its extracts is spread all over the country. Because the government and police tightened screws, opium smugglers were not able to smuggle the contraband out of the state," Bhargava said
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The animals were found dead on March 28, 2016. The deaths of the animals were preceded by two other casualties of big cats near the park.
Bioara Tehsildar Amita Singh Tomar has sought the Prime Minister’s intervention to stall her transfer, claiming she was being harassed by frequent transfers, the latest to Sidhi district, hundreds of kilometres away.
Social activist Anurag Modi had moved the apex court, alleging that former BJP minister Kamal Patel and his son Sudip had instigated the riots with an eye on the Assembly elections.
The girl is believed to have got off midway from the school van after reportedly telling her brother she was going to a relative’s house.
Geeta was brought from Indore to Bhopal on Saturday to meet the NDA’s Presidential candidate, Ram Nath Kovind, who was here to campaign among MPs and MLAs in the BJP-governed state.
The police said 38 people who faced cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act were wanted for their role in violence and six have been arrested.
Swaraj Abhiyan chief Yogendra Yadav and Swabhimani Shetkari Sangathana leader Raju Shetty are expected to participate in Thursday’s events but the administration said they would be detained too.
The Commission had passed its order on June 23 disqualifying Mishra, a senior Cabinet minister in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government, for three years over submitting a false account of his poll expenditure in 2008 Assembly election.
“No one raised slogans and no one distributed sweets. All accused are innocent because police filed a false case against them,” Subhash Laxman Koli, on whose alleged complaint 15 Muslim men were arrested for cheering for Pakistan during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final.