Wednesday, May 06, 2015



The Failing Fields: Bonus withdrawal bites Madhya Pradesh farmers this time
Thu, May 07, 2015

Policy played a major role in helping the state claim no. 2 spot in wheat procurement.

First Islamic State ‘module’ busted, 5 held in MP: Police
Wed, May 06, 2015

The cell is the Islamic State’s first known affiliate inside the country, sparking fears more could be forming elsewhere.

Vyapam scam: Remove Governor Ram Naresh Yadav’s name from FIR, orders MP High Court
Wed, May 06, 2015

Yadav had challenged the FIR against him arguing that no criminal proceedings could be initiated against him till he was in office.

Citing law and order, Dhar administration revokes permission for Christian convention
Mon, May 04, 2015

"We are not being allowed to hold even a prayer meeting in the church," the pastor alleged.

After Narendra Modi’s comment, MP cracks whip on ‘sarpanch patis’
Sun, May 03, 2015

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about ending ‘sarpanch pati’ culture last week, he probably had Madhya Pradesh in mind. It’s not uncommon in the state for husbands to illegally substitute for their wives who are elected to different panchayats in official matters, so much so that one such man actually took oath in place […]

Justice, TV studio style: Starring starlet and a teenager
Sat, May 02, 2015

Bhopal hotel employee accused of molestation by actress — live feed for Zee Madhya Pradesh and ETV, confused police wait with FIR.

MP minister Kusum Mehdele slams owners who let cows roam around, draws ire of activists
Sat, May 02, 2015

The official letter dated April 27 is addressed to Lokesh Satyani who is co-convener of Ratlam Gauraksha Abhiyan.

SIT, STF suppressing truth in Vyapam case, says Digvijaya Singh
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Digvijaya’s letter to the SIT chairman comes days after the CM wrote to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi demanding action against the AICC general secretary.

Madhya Pradesh brings ordinance to ease buying of farm land by private players
Wed, Apr 29, 2015

The amendment will come into force with retrospective effect.

Vyapam scam: Shivraj Chouhan writes to Sonia, seeks action against Digvijaya
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

When asked if he would initiate criminal defamation proceedings against Digvijaya Singh, the CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan avoided a direct reply.

MP govt: Those backing Jal Satyagrah ‘anti-development’
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

The Jal Satyagrah is led by AAP’s Madhya Pradesh convener Alok Agarwal.

MPPEB scam: BJP attacks Digvijaya for ‘hatching conspiracy’ against Chouhan
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

On political front, we will disrobe him (Digambar karenge) because he has crossed all limits of democracy,'' said BJP.

Vyapam scam: Digvijaya submitted forged evidence, SIT tells court
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

‘Documents used to target Shivraj Singh Chouhan tampered’

Waiting for his wheat harvest to be procured, farmer dies at MP mandi
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Amon did not want to return home without money as there was a marriage in the family.

The state of Dalits in his hometown won’t make Ambedkar very happy
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

"They lead a life worse than that of animals,’’ says president of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti Utsava Samiti.

MPPEB Scam: MP High court stays operation of FIR against Gov Ram Naresh Yadav
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

A division bench led by Chief Justice A M Khanwilkar had heard arguments from both sides and posted the matter for judgement.

Unhappy with Muslim youth’s bail, Bajrang Dal demand rearrest, action against cops
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The right-wing organization had given a call for bandh in protest.

Ambedkar memorial in Delhi should have same status as Rajghat: Ram Vilas Paswan
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Paswan also advocated reservation in the private sector and the judiciary.

Despite rumours, Rahul no show at MP Ambedkar event
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

The Congress called the rumour BJP’s malicious misinformation campaign.

Landing scare at Khajuraho airport
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

The SDM said the runway will remain closed for 48 hours.

Rs 60 for 1,000 beedis, rolling them usually a part-time job
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Many in Sagar district depend on rolling beedis, though they are less dependent in Sagar town.

In Sunita’s town, little has changed for gutkha
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Shops selling pouches abound, outnumbering those who knew the face of the anti-tobacco campaign or her story.

Police say men shot dead in encounter were SIMI, scared MP family won’t accept body
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Fingerprints and other facial identification markers provided by the MP Police have helped identify the two as Mohammed Aizazuddin and Mohammed Aslam.

Truck carrying illegally mined sand crushes constable in MP
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

The incident is a chilling reminder of how an IPS officer Narendra Kumar was mowed down by a tractor carrying illegally mined stones three years back.

Illegal sand mining: Constable crushed to death in Morena while trying to stop dumper
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

Constable Dharmendra Chouhan was part of a team that had gone to village Dhanela reportedly to investigate a case of loot.

Two armed assailants shot dead in Telangana encounter suspected to be SIMI activists
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

A team of the anti-terrorist squad has already left for Telangana to confirm the details.

Christian school clerk held for molestation, activists thrash manager
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

A group of activists, reportedly belonging to a right-wing organization, attacked the manager of the school.

Bandhavgarh poaching: Caretaker of farmhouse owned by deputy speaker arrested
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Accused was taken into custody from his house in Baansa after a Preliminary Offence Report (POR) was registered.

Poachers kill tiger cub in Bandhavgarh
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

The poachers probably laid the trap for some other animal but the cub was trapped.

Will try to bring nationwide ban on cow slaughter: Rajnath Singh
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Rajnath, however, admitted that it won’t be easy to get a law passed given the present parliamentary arithmetic.

Church attack-accused meets Pravin Togadia
Sun, Mar 29, 2015

Agarwal was arrested for the attack that took place on the intervening night of March 20 and 21.

MP Congress MLAs call off House protest
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The MLAs are seeking adequate compensation for crop damages and waiver on loan interest to farmers.

MP’s anti-cow slaughter act: Rights panel pulls up police over custodial death
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

Accused of ferrying cows, he did not even know how to drive, finds probe.

Madhya Pradesh: MLAs make House their home
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Protesting for farmers, Congress MLAs settle down in well of MP assembly.

MP Governor’s son, accused in Vyapam scam, reportedly dies of brain hemorrhage
Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Shailesh Yadav is an accused in the Vyapam scam. According to unconfirmed reports he died of brain haemorrhage.

The Sunday Story: ‘It took 5-10 minutes for my wife, daughters to die’
Sun, Mar 22, 2015

Nobody saw anything amiss about Praveen Manwar, an IIT engineer, husband and father of two, except his family's death.