Milind Ghatwai


Madhya Pradesh: NSA invoked against 2 Muslims held for ‘carrying beef’
Sat, Jul 30, 2016

More than two quintals of meat was recovered from Sadam Ayub, 26, and Jafar Ruaab, 30, who were carrying it in an autorickshaw to Khachrod on July 22.

IIT alumnus gets life in jail for setting wife, kids on fire
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

During the trial, he stuck to his version that he had entered into a suicide pact with his wife as he was HIV positive and could have passed the virus to his wife Shilpa, also an engineer.

Madhya Pradesh: ‘Would have killed you if you were men’, gau rakshaks had warned two Muslim women
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

“We pleaded with them that it’s pada (buffalo calf) meat and not cow meat but they did not listen and kept beating us,’’ said the two women, who were released on bail.

Gau rakshaks attack two Muslim women; Mayawati, Congress target govt
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said meat seized from the two Muslim women turned out to be that of a buffalo.

Former CM Babulal Gaur attacks Shivraj Singh Chouhan Govt
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

Recently, he was told to resign as a minister to continue as an MLA.

Pastor, friend assaulted, arrested for ‘conversion’ in MP’s Rewa
Sat, Jul 23, 2016

Pastor Ramlal Kori and a friend were allegedly kidnapped late Thursday from Gadra village by Bajrang Dal activists.

Bhopal flood victims get wheat unfit for consumption as relief, govt orders probe
Thu, Jul 21, 2016

“The wheat was mixed with soil, and some clods weighing 50 gm or more,’’ said Kevat (30), who earns his daily wage by waterproofing walls and roofs.

MP school diary shows wrong J&K map: principal, two others booked for sedition
Wed, Jul 20, 2016

According to the police, Sharif has admitted it was a mistake.

Worrying health of Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh: Vacant posts, no ambulances
Tue, Jul 19, 2016

A month after Collector blamed ‘system’ for mother’s death, access to health remains a distant dream in MP district.

Roti, kapda, makaan fine, but Shivraj Singh Chouhan wants to offer ‘happiness’
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

MP is the first state to announce such a department that will coordinate among other departments and craft polices in a way to increase the level of happiness among its citizens.

Casteism charge: Madhya Pradesh govt showcauses Dalit officer for ‘leaking’ complaint
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Dalit IAS officer Ramesh Thete had violated service conduct rules by allegedly releasing the complaint to the media before it reached the Chief Minister’s Office and by recording the conversation.

Madhya Pradesh: Probe team makes kids chant ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ at Christian school
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

A local newspaper had reported that the Christian school had banned the slogan

In Madhya Pradesh, teachers from RSS schools may be roped in for govt schools
Tue, Jul 12, 2016

Vidya Bharati Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Sansthan (VBABSS), an RSS organisation, has readied a proposal to loan teachers from about 1,000 SSMs to nearby government primary schools.

Multanpura: The plight of ‘cattle smugglers’ in the name of the cow
Sun, Jun 26, 2016

Multanpura, a village in Madhya Pradesh, is in the news with the arrest of six of its men in two recent cases of alleged cattle smuggling. But it’s a spotlight the village has long struggled to shun

Madhya Pradesh: Had the police not taken me away, I would have been dead,says man assaulted by Bajrang Dal
Fri, Jun 24, 2016

Man who survived assault for transporting cattle says attackers wanted to kill him, they deny; wife says he missed surgery after being taken into custody.

Madhya Pradesh: VHP leader arrested for offensive anti-Islam WhatsApp comment
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Sanjay Bhawsar, the vice-president of VHP’s Barwani district unit, was arrested for commenting against Prophet Muhammad on WhatsApp.

Bhopal gas tragedy: I lakh survivors petition White House against Dow Chemicals
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

The minimum age for the signatories to the petition is 13, and some hail from US, UK and other parts of India.

Politics of eggs: Madhya Pradesh leaders, Jain saints swim against national survey findings
Tue, Jun 14, 2016

The recent survey, has found that 51.1 per cent men and 47.7 per cent women in MP are non-vegetarians, and right to food activists say the figures could be more if the SC/ST populations are surveyed properly.

After losing his mother, MP Collector blames ‘faulty system’
Mon, Jun 13, 2016

Damoh Collector Shriniwas Sharma’s mother died Saturday because no ambulance equipped with a ventilator was available in the district hospital to take her to Jabalpur.

Madhya Pradesh: M J Akbar, Anil Dave enter RS, Congress nominee Tankha wins too
Sun, Jun 12, 2016

The victory of the BJP candidates M J Akbar and Anil Madhav Dave was never in doubt as the BJP has 166 MLAs in the 230-member House.

Court battles & mishap: Congress, BJP spend tense moments counting numbers in MP
Fri, Jun 10, 2016

While the BJP looks set to win two seats, it has backed an Independent for the third seat, which the Congress was hoping to win without a fight.

Madhya Pradesh tehsildar gets notice for pro-Modi post on Facebook
Thu, Jun 09, 2016

In a Facebook post Tuesday, Ratlam tehsildar Amita Singh requested the PM to start 'Rajiv Gandhi Atmahatya Yojana’.

In MP district, no toilet means no guns
Sun, Jun 05, 2016

As part of an initiative to dissuade people from defecating in the open and to motivate them to build a toilet at home, the district administration has come up with this unusual rider.

Madhya Pradesh: Bypoll loss blow to Cong’s RS hopes
Fri, Jun 03, 2016

The party has fielded lawyer Vivek Tankha for the June 11 polls to the Upper House and needs 58 legislators to win one of the three seats from the state.

MP IAS officer: Did not make anti-Modi comment on FB
Thu, Jun 02, 2016

Gangwar was transferred to the Secretariat in Bhopal as deputy secretary but is yet to join duty.

How can I desert blackbuck, neither of us will survive: Naga sadhu’s plea
Wed, Jun 01, 2016

However, on May 23, two days after the Kumbh ended, forest authorities stopped Neel Giri’s vehicle when he was on his way back to Grishneshwar temple near Aurangabad and arrested the driver.

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.