Milind Ghatwai


Beyond the Haryana address: The Jain muni who speaks his mind and finds an audience
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

What Tarun Sagar has said in assemblies, at RSS events and on stage shared with chief minister

Bhopal: Woman dies in bus, family told to ‘get down’
Sun, Aug 28, 2016

Two lawyers on a bike reportedly found Ramsingh Lodhi and his mother on the road, with Mallibai’s body next to them, and organised a vehicle for them.

Madhya Pradesh school council withdraws holiday circular after row
Sun, Aug 28, 2016

The circular was criticised by employees and political parties, prompting the board to state that it would withdraw it.

Madhya Pradesh: Students rally in support of Muslim principal accused of sedition
Fri, Aug 26, 2016

More than 200 students of Thala Dighavan Higher Secondary School took part in Wednesday’s rally.

Geographical indication: Battle over Basmati
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

The GI tag is used to identify various kinds of goods including Darjeeling tea, Kanchipuram silk saree and Kolhapuri chappal.

GI certification: Madhya Pradesh demand to grow basmati opens a Pandora’s Box, both economically and politically
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

As of now, only seven states in the Indo-Gangetic plains on the foothills of the Himalayas have been granted GI certification rights for growing basmati.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya: Few takers for country’s first Hindi engineering course
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

The university had invited applications for translators but gave up after realising that most of them relied on what the course is meant to get rid of — English terminology.

Madhya Pradesh: Radium in hand, police take cattle by the horns
Wed, Aug 24, 2016

MP police have started pasting radium stickers on the horns of cattle hoping that the glow would give the driver time to avoid hitting stray cattle and evade an accident.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan lifted across nullah by cops, draws Opposition fire
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

To ensure that his shoes and pyjama were not spoiled in the ankle-deep waters, a policeman and a home guard lifted Chouhan and carried him across.

Rice & rights: Judgment day for MP and Punjab in tug-of war for basmati GI tag
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

The experts also expressed concerns that inclusion of MP will degrade the quality of Indian basmati, thus handing an advantage to Pakistan which then would claim to be the producer of “authentic aromatic basmati”.

Bhopal gas tragedy: White House refuses to act on online petition
Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Members of four organisations burnt an effigy of US president Barack Obama on Saturday and said they would protest outside US consulates in India.

In fact: Why the BJP chose the birthplace of Azad to launch its azaadi fest
Fri, Aug 12, 2016

The popular, iconic image of Azad — muscular, bare-chested, twirling his moustache and carrying a weapon — and the many legends associated with him, dovetail with the Sangh and the BJP’s idea of fierce nationalism.

Why the BJP chose Azad and his home town to launch its freedom struggle celebration
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Narendra Modi became the first Prime Minister to visit Bhabra in tribal-dominated Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.

We walk the road Vajpayee mapped, Kashmir can feel Azadi that India has: PM Narendra Modi
Wed, Aug 10, 2016

Describing Kashmir as a “heaven on earth... loved by every Indian”, Modi said a “handful of misguided people are hurting its great tradition”.

VHP man on Urdu weekly’s cover, Muslim vendor held
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

Shahid Mohammed, a resident of old Bhopal, had sold about a dozen copies of Nai Duniya and also pasted one issue in his shop.

Third world war will start over a cow, predicts this Madhya Pradesh govt official
Mon, Aug 08, 2016

There are more than 575 recognized gaushalas in the state. He says most of them can become self-sufficient and start their own research about cow products.

Afraid of being beaten up after running over 3 cows, MP man jumps to death
Sun, Aug 07, 2016

The duo were trying to speed away to escape mob fury when their vehicle had hit another truck and come to a halt.

Kashmiri man ‘liked, shared anti-India’ Facebook posts, arrested
Fri, Aug 05, 2016

Police said that Taufiq Ahmed, who had studied in Bhilai and now worked in the city, was arrested from a train at Sagar railway station in Madhya Pradesh and sent to judicial custody.

Madhya Pradesh Assault: Two held in Mandsaur for beating women on beef suspicion, get bail
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

Later released after posting a surety, the duo justified the attack, saying they were enraged by smell of meat in the train during their return home from Vaishno Devi.

Cow death rumour sparks communal tension, 4 held
Wed, Aug 03, 2016

The incident happened late Sunday when one Raju Pathan, who owns a paani-puri stall, rushed home after Amin Nawaz told him that his cow had died.

Madhya Pradesh: Two held for ‘carrying beef’
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

Police said they are unsure if the three quintal meat seized is beef, but claimed the accused had admitted that it was.

Take 5: When two deaths in Madhya Pradesh’s Sehore were attributed to ‘ghost’
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

The deceased's father, Lakhan Gurjar, is convinced his son was possessed by the spirit of his uncle’s daughter-in-law, who “instructed” him to end his life

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