Milind Ghatwai


Madhya Pradesh: Something fishy, says Babulal Gaur on SP’s transfer
Wed, Jan 18, 2017

“To transfer the SP at the crucial juncture has made people believe that someone is being saved,’’ Gaur said.

Keep a list of frequent buyers: MP govt tells liquor shops 
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Officials said that the government also plans to launch an awareness campaign against liquor consumption, organise yoga and meditation therapy centres, and cancel driving licences of those caught for the third time for drunk driving.

Madhya Pradesh: Happiness ministry will keep in mind non-reserved class
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

However, when Chouhan kicked off Anandam, he did not mention any such thorny issues.

Bhopal Gas tragedy: Dow Chemical ‘cunning respondent’, serve summons via email, says MP court
Sat, Jan 14, 2017

CJM Bhubhaskar Yadav slammed the CBI for taking little interest in serving the summons and used a petition filed by Dow Chemical in the high court as a proof that it was aware of criminal proceedings in the trial court.

Madhya Pradesh: Transfer of SP probing scam with ‘links’ to minister triggers row
Fri, Jan 13, 2017

Officials maintained that Tiwari’s transfer to Chhindwara was routine.

State BJP Executive lauds CM Chouhan, police for SIMI encounter deaths
Wed, Jan 11, 2017

The political resolution also lauded the surgical strikes in PoK as a reflection of the Narendra Modi government’s resolve to end external forces that threaten the nation.

Gwalior: 30 may lose arms licence for threatening officials
Tue, Jan 10, 2017

Nearly 30 of them are likely to lose their arms licence for threatening officials and volunteers, said Gwalior district panchayat CEO Neeraj Singh.

Madhya Pradesh: BJP sweeps 3 urban bodies polls
Sun, Jan 08, 2017

The ruling party registered its most comprehensive victory in Harda Nagar Nigam, where it won 30 of the 35 posts of councillors, restricting the Congress to four wards.

Malegaon blast case: Kin of main accused worried after suspended cop says they were killed
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

The 29-year-old never returned with ATS claiming that it let him go after a week. Patidar’s family had filed a habeas corpus petition before the Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court.

Absconding Dewas ‘king’ held in 2015 murder case
Thu, Jan 05, 2017

The 28-year-old was produced before a court in Dewas that sent him to judicial custody till January 7.

VHP activists oppose marriage of youth who performed at church event
Wed, Jan 04, 2017

Mitra had played guitar at an event in a church in Bhopal in 2013 — that was the reason cited by VHP activists to claim that he was a Christian.

‘Why do we have to pay such hefty fees?’ asks a Khandwa youth
Sun, Jan 01, 2017

Faizan Mohammed: A youth from Khandwa, MP; wants to do an ITI course

Chhindwara Police look for Bhopal-based Christian leader in black bucks killing case
Fri, Dec 30, 2016

Pastor Anil Martin is associated with Evangelical Lutheran Church and his wife is the principal of St John’s Higher Secondary School in Bhopal.

A murder, 12 acquittals and the absconding king of Dewas
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Accused prince returns to be crowned king on father’s death, disappears again; all other accused acquitted as witnesses turn hostile

Madhya Pradesh: Ban on tobacco sparks discontent among prison inmates
Wed, Dec 28, 2016

In the two weeks since the restrictions were imposed, several jails reported instances of prisoners refusing to eat until they were provided their quota of tobacco, cigarette or bidi.

Ban on tobacco sparks discontent among prison inmates in Madhya Pradesh
Wed, Dec 28, 2016

On Monday, several prisoners in Vidisha jail refused to have breakfast and lunch, claiming that their bowel movements had been affected since the ban.

From Lucknow to Delhi, parties that died with their founders
Sat, Dec 24, 2016

In this part of a series, The Indian Express finds out how a number of parties in UP, Delhi and MP faded before they were delisted by EC

Where the parties are supposed to be: Dashed political dreams, homes & clinic
Fri, Dec 23, 2016

The Indian Express finds out what stands at the registered offices of some of the 255 parties delisted by EC for failing to contest polls over 10 years.

Note ban distress like 1984 Bhopal gas leak: Arvind Kejriwal
Wed, Dec 21, 2016

In 1984, Kejriwal reminded the gathering, the Congress was in power at the Centre and in MP, and in 2016 the BJP is in power in both Delhi and Bhopal.

Murder Case: 12 co-accused acquitted, Dewas king on run
Sun, Dec 18, 2016

A Dewas court had granted Vikram, 27, anticipatory bail to attend his Rajyavarohan (coronation) as per royal tradition when his father, former BJP minister and Dewas maharaja Tukoji Rao Puar, was on death bed.

Communal clash in MP town: Police rescue RSS worker’s nephew
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Sanat Soni, whose uncle Dinesh Soni is an RSS functionary, and three Muslim men were booked under NSA and sent to jail.

Post Bhopal jailbreak: SIMI undertrials in single cells, new locks everyday
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

A Madhya Pradesh jail department document, accessed by The Indian Express, lists a series of new steps implemented in a jail that still has 21 prisoners charged with SIMI links.

MP CM’s relative serves defamation notice on Vyapam whistleblower
Sun, Dec 11, 2016

Rai alleged that Jha, who makes films on social and political issues, did not make a film on the Vyapam scam because of favours he had allegedly received.

Madhya Pradesh govt refuses to give details of SIMI encounter
Sat, Dec 10, 2016

Mehdele said a judicial commission had been set up and refused to divulge names of policemen involved in the encounter.

Madhya Pradesh: Actor held, Rs 43 lakh in new notes seized from ‘anti-corruption society’ president’s car
Fri, Dec 09, 2016

Rahul Chelani, who has played negative roles in Hindi crime serials, was subsequently handed over to the income tax authorities.

Students allege physical, sexual abuse by hostel warden in Madhya Pradesh
Wed, Dec 07, 2016

Most of the students belong to tribal and Dalit communities, and their parents are engaged in collection of scrap and other daily wage work.

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan echoes PM: ‘Don’t return Jan Dhan money’
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Saying that cashless transactions was the only permanent solution to end corruption, Chouhan said his government would back honest traders and promised to waive off VAT and entry tax on Point of Sales machines.

‘I’m not with any political party’, says petitioner Shyam Narayan Chouksey
Thu, Dec 01, 2016

Chouksey, 76, who retired as an engineer with the Central Warehousing Corporation in 2000 and took up social work now devotes time to litigating about the national anthem and flag, besides the odd environmental issue.

Bhopal jailbreak: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan defends calling killed SIMI men ‘terrorists’
Wed, Nov 30, 2016

A day after eight SIMI activists broke out of Bhopal Central Jail and were killed within hours, the CM in a speech had justified the encounter, calling them terrorists.

Madhya Pradesh government orders probe into Petlawad communal tension
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

A retired district judge has been asked to probe within three months the reasons behind the stoppage.

BJP gets Madhya Pradesh bypolls, but winning margin down
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

BJP fielded Manju Dadu, daughter of late MLA Rajendra Shyamlal Dadu whose death in an accident necessitated the bypoll.

Bhopal SIMI activists encounter: Probe chief still to get basic facilities
Tue, Nov 22, 2016

He said he was in Jabalpur on official work and was ready to take up the new assignment from November 24.

Indore Patna Express derails: Tragedy tears apart family on way to attend wedding
Mon, Nov 21, 2016

An area manager with Lupin’s Ascender Division, Amit, died on the spot while Pooja, a teacher at a private professional college, is critical after having suffered a severe head injury.

Madhya Pradesh: Six minor inmates raped in MP shelter home
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

The shelter home was being operated by NGO Shakuntala Parmarth Samiti, which is run by advocate Shaila Agarwal.

Days on, fear stalks violence-hit town in Madhya Pradesh
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

he situation went out of control despite the presence of security personnel.

Berasia, Bhopal: Rs 500s and 1000s rarely used, mandi still grinds to a halt
Fri, Nov 18, 2016

After the demonetisation announcement, work dried up for the 300-odd daily wagers here as cash, the only mode of payment used in marketing yards by traders and farmers, is no longer available.