Milind Ghatwai

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Need balanced view on firecrackers, next someone may object to diya: RSS
Sun, Oct 15, 2017

Talking about the perception that the RSS dictates terms to the government, he said perception is different from reality. “We follow an ideology and some in the BJP also believe in it."

Rohingya influx is a conspiracy, they should be sent back before unrest: RSS leader Bhaiyyaji Joshi
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Bhaiyyaji Joshi backed the Central government’s stand on the Rohingya issue saying Myanmar expelled them because they were creating problems.

Madhya Pradesh transfers SHO, sends 3 others to police lines
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

DIG, Chhatarpur Range, K C Jain, who conducted the inquiry, said he had submitted his report but refused to disclose its contents. A senior officer in Bhopal said the three police officials were found prima facie responsible and a departmental inquiry will be initiated against them

Probe charges if there is prima facie evidence: Dattatreya Hosabale on Jay Shah
Fri, Oct 13, 2017

On Sunday, a private online news portal reported that the turnover of Temple Enterprise Private Ltd, a company owned by Jay Shah, grew from Rs 50,000 in March 2015 to Rs 80.5 crore in 2015-16, a year.

Madhya Pradesh: College principal who invited Jyotiraditya Scindia for event suspended
Fri, Oct 13, 2017

In its suspension notice dated October 11, the higher education department said the NSS event had a party symbol in the backdrop. It also alleged that students were lured with money to vote for a political party.

Charges against Jay Shah can be probed only after prima facie evidence: RSS
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Senior RSS functionary Dattatreya Hosabale was responding to a question on the organisation’s stand on allegations of corruption against the BJP chief’s son.

Rahul Gandhi’s comment like looking for women in men’s hockey match, says RSS leader
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

Insisting that the RSS chose to work only among men, the outfit’s all-India prachar pramukh Manmohan Vaidya said, “If he wants to see women, he should go to a women’s hockey match. Men and women don’t compete together in sports.’’

Violence against Dalit: ‘He pleaded for mercy, they dragged him out and kept thrashing him’
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

In Madhya Pradesh, a Dalit family describes an assault that killed a father and husband after he had lodged a police case against upper-caste men

BJP MP from Madhya Pradesh asked to explain remark calling Muslims ‘violent’
Sun, Oct 08, 2017

Asked which community he was referring to, Meghraj Jain said, “I am talking about Muslims.... They kill goat...kill cow...they eat meat daily...we were made to sit with them.’’

I told them don’t make me strip, they said go naked: MP farmer
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

Tikamgarh Police have denied that the farmers were beaten inside the station and said that a probe into the stripping has begun.

President cancels police medal awarded 13 years ago
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

In a notification dated September 21, the President’s secretariat said the “Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to Dharmendra Choudhary is hereby cancelled and the medal forfeited.

Madhya Pradesh: Farmers ‘stripped, beaten up’ in police station; probe ordered
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

Thousands of farmers had participated in Khet Bachao Kisan Bachao Andolan organized by the Congress in the town to demand that Tikamgarh district be declared drought-affected.

Election Commission: Can hold assembly, Lok Sabha elections simultaneously by September 2018
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

The BJP has been pushing for simultaneous elections to assemblies and Lok Sabha but not all political parties are on board.

NIOS scam: All contractual staffers in Bhopal centre removed
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

NIOS chairman Sharma told The Indian Express, “We have decided not to have contractual staff as we cannot rely on them. We will have only permanent employees against whom we can act.’’

Congress ex-MLA gets two yrs in jail for displaying morphed photo of Lokayukta
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

The Lokayukta’s face was found to have been superimposed on that of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

Former Congress MLA sentenced to 2 year in jail for morphed image of RSS chief and Lokayukta
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Senior BJP Minister Narottam Mishra then produced a photograph of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to prove that the Congress leader had superimposed Naolekar’s face on it.

For Swachh Bharat, families in Madhya Pradesh fined per day, per member
Mon, Oct 02, 2017

On September 12, the Amla Janpad (Block) panchayat of Betul, struggling to meet the open defecation free target, slapped steep fines across seven of its villages. Only 13 out of 68 gram panchayats in Amla Janpad are ODF-free so far.

Kamal Nath endorses Jyotiraditya Scindia as CM face in Madhya Pradesh
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath said he had no problems if the party projected MP Jyotiraditya Scindia as the chief ministerial face of Madhya Pradesh. The Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi will take the final call.

Experts: Limit offerings to save Mahakaleshwar temple Shivling in Ujjain
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

The committee, comprising officials of Archaeological Survey of India and Geological Survey of India, visited the temple on September 7 at the Supreme Court’s direction to look into whether the Shivling has shrunk.

‘Everywhere, they ask for marksheet, which I don’t have’
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Open School examination results withheld amid scam in Madhya Pradesh, candidates staring at an uncertain future express their frustration.

MP govt sacks two judges over two-child rule
Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Accepting the committee’s decision at its July 26 meeting, the full bench of the court recommended that the services of the two trainee judges be terminated under Section 9C of the Madhya Pradesh Higher Judicial Service (Recruitment and Condition of Service) Rules, 1994.

ASI, GSI probe if lingam at Mahakal temple has shrunk
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

The committee has also been asked to study other structures and recommend steps for overall improvement of the entire premises and their preservation. The matter will come up for hearing on October 3.

Madhya Pradesh Education minister’s appeal to madrasas: unfurl Tricolour daily
Sat, Sep 23, 2017

Responding to the board chairman’s request, the CM increased the amount given by the state government every year to each madrasa for creating infrastructure from Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000.

Hoist tricolour and play national anthem daily: MP education minister appeals to madarsas
Fri, Sep 22, 2017

The minister said madarsas follow all rules laid by the school education department and should have no problem to emulate the regular schools who unfurl the tri-colour and play the national anthem daily.

WhatsApp group read early signs of unfolding NIOS exam scam
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Members of a newly formed group, including principals and some officials of the Regional Centre of NIOS, had raised questions about unusually low attendance figures at some examination centres, interpreting these differently before and after the results.

Medha Patkar suspends Jal Satyagrah as water level stops rising
Mon, Sep 18, 2017

"We want vikas not vinash,’’ Medha Patkar said and accused the Centre, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh governments of misleading people by tweaking statistics. "punarvas nahi to bandh nahi.’’

AIMPLB campaigns to convey ‘right to practise Muslim personal law’
Tue, Sep 12, 2017

The campaign will also involve organising meetings of Muslim men and women across the country, after which resolutions will be passed and copies sent to the President, Prime Minister, judges, law commission and women’s commission to assert the community’s right to follow its personal laws.

Triple talaq: Critical of govt, Muslim law board will not file review
Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Triple talaq: At the marathon meeting in Bhopal on Sunday, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) again accused the government of attempting an attack on Muslim personal laws, and welcomed the court order for not going in that direction.

Madhya Pradesh village wants name changed: Idol of sun god found, Afzalpur wants to be Suryanagar
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

 A resolution passed by the Afzalpur gram panchayat to this effect has the backing of the Hindu Mahasabha and local BJP leaders, including MP Sudhir Gupta and MLA Jagdish Devda, the latter a former minister.

Shah Bano, Beena, Shah Bano
Sun, Sep 10, 2017

The couple struggled through the boycott, living in rented places and struggling to bring up their three children with no one to fall back on in times of need.

In Madhya Pradesh, Open School students clear Class X, XII exam without taking it
Sat, Sep 09, 2017

NIOS chairman Chandra B Sharma told The Indian Express that on August 22 he recommended a detailed investigation by the Centre into the serious irregularities found across three NIOS examination centres in Madhya Pradesh — Ratlam, Umaria and Sehore.

Monsoon Troubles: After June’s farmer fury, Madhya Pradesh stares at prospect of drought
Thu, Sep 07, 2017

The lack of rains is expected to impact the standing kharif crop and, moreover, could leave its imprint in the coming rabi planting season as well.

Madhya Pradesh: Cow at centre of communal tension lives in neglect at shelter
Wed, Sep 06, 2017

Tests, conducted in Ashok Nagar and later in Bhopal, showed that the injuries had been caused by a blunt object, not a gunshot.

Madhya Pradesh scheme to help farmers’ children set up businesses
Tue, Sep 05, 2017

The government will provide 40 per cent subsidy to general category beneficiaries and 50 per cent to those belonging to Scheduled Castes and Tribes.

‘I believe in Shariat, not Constitution,’ SIMI member wrote to special court
Sun, Sep 03, 2017

Special Judge Girish Dixit, who sentenced Faisal and two others for life, included the letter in his 49-page verdict delivered on August 29. The judge said the letter expressed lack of faith in the court and the secular Constitution of the country.

Woman who killed calf told to beg, take dip in Ganga
Sun, Sep 03, 2017

When news of the calf’s death spread, the panchayat of Nai community met around 10 am and announced the punishment. Municipal councillor Mukesh Garg, in whose ward the woman and her family reside, told The Sunday Express that he opposed the punishment but no one listened to him.