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Vyapam Scam: Teen files case against mother claiming she got job on forged documents
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

The advocate insisted that the teenager had been reading about the Vyapam scam for months and when she confronted her mother with the discrepancies she got beaten up.

One a midnight knock did save, in the nick of time
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

After staying the execution before midnight, the apex court on August 8, 2013, extended the stay and a few months later commuted the death sentence of Maganlal Barela was changed to life imprisonment.

Madhya Pradesh: High Court pulls up judge for denying bail to Muslim youth
Thu, Jul 30, 2015

The plea said the lower court judge invoked a communal reason that was not part of the original chargesheet.

Vyapam scam: Two get 5 years in ’04 pre-medical test case
Wed, Jul 29, 2015

The order came on the heels of conviction of two persons in a similar case on July 25.

Explained: MP law to deter vexatious suits, and why some are vexed by it
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

In the season of Vyapam, Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s govt has brought a law that will identify and blacklist ‘vexatious litigants’.

Vyapam scam: Two get five years in jail for impersonation
Sun, Jul 26, 2015

The verdict came after an 11-year-long trial that was revived after the PMT scam came to light in Indore in July 2013

Vyapam Scam: CBI probes case in which RSS leaders were named
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Mihir Kumar Chaudhary, an RSS volunteer, found a job after a recruitment test conducted by Vyapam for posts in Weights and Measures Department in 2012.

In Vyapam season, MP House passes Bill to prevent ‘vexatious litigation bill’
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

Activists say legislation ‘unconstitutional’; govt says bid to check ‘avoidable PILs’.

Madhya Pradesh: Session ends abruptly on third day
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The Congress MLAs demanded Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s resignation to facilitate impartial probe in the scam.

MP government tables Bill to prevent ‘vexatious’ litigation
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The Bill does not allow for any appeal against such an order in the state but provides exemption for litigants to approach the Supreme Court.

In MP assembly, Congress tries to condole Vyapam deaths
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed condolences to the names in the official list, including victims who died in the recent earthquake in Nepal and India, and the bus mishap in Panna.

MP blames UPA govt for scrapping plan
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh has blamed the previous UPA government for the decision.

CBI begins probe in nine ‘vyapam deaths’, Families of 8 say they died of ‘illnesses’
Sun, Jul 19, 2015

The enquiry was registered by the CBI to examine whether these deaths were a fallout of the Vyapam scam.

CBI registers murder case in Namrata Damor’s death
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

Three years after death, CBI registered a case or murder against unknown persons for Namrata Damor's death in the Vyapam scam invesigation.

Vyapam scam: Medico-legal experts still fight it out over Namrata Damor ‘murder’
Sat, Jul 18, 2015

The police questioned her friends from the medical college, with one of whom she was reportedly close, and a co-passenger but could not find any clue.

Vyapam Scam: Day after CBI FIR names him, BJP suspends MP leader Gulab Singh Kirar
Fri, Jul 17, 2015

A year ago, SIT named Kirar as accused, but the party ignored the charges.

CBI begins Vyapam probe, files 5 FIRs
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

The accused have been booked for impersonation, cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy, and the Madhya Pradesh Recognised Examination Act.

Voters know I’m not a murderer who will preside over killings, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Wed, Jul 15, 2015

Backed by RSS and BJP in Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh CM is confident he will come out unscathed

Tracking the ‘Vyapam deaths': Families of dead shut door on past, see no conspiracy
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

A journey to attend a marriage, a love affair gone bad — in one case, it took just seconds, the other may have stretched across a few hours of one night. But what 26-year-old Kuldeep Maravi and 23-year-old Vikas Bharat Singh — two of the accused on the Madhya Pradesh government’s list of 25 deaths […]

Vyapam scam: BJP plans to expose Congress’ ‘misinformation campaign’
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

The decision was announced the day RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat shared the stage with Chouhan at a book launch.

Heart attack, cancer: One sees a conspiracy, another a tragedy
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

AT A time when the families of accused linked to the Vyapam scam are shying away from the spotlight, here’s one that is vociferously demanding a probe into a death due a cardiac arrest nearly three months ago. “Why are only people connected to the Vyapam scam dying of heart attacks?’’ asked Abhay Singh, the […]

Side effect on pvt colleges: High Court says keep OMR copies
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Exam centres told to scan each OMR sheet, with a copy each to principal secy (Home), secy of admission and fee regulator.

MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, accused number 10, immune as long as he stays in office
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

The allegation against him in the Vyapam scam is that he had recommended the names of five candidates for appointment as forest guards.

Congressman ‘very much in the saddle’ in this BJP-ruled state
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Congress leaders’ attack on the governor, who belongs to their own party, was strategic. They wanted to turn the heat on Chouhan after Yadav’s removal.

This is a trial by fire for me, says Shivraj Singh Chouhan after SC okays CBI probe into Vyapam scam
Fri, Jul 10, 2015

Till Sunday, Chouhan had stonewalled calls for a probe by a central agency arguing it would amount to questioning the competence of the high court that is monitoring the ongoing probe through SIT.

Medical student’s death: Cops do a flip-flop, say won’t reopen case
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

A panel of three doctors that conducted the first autopsy had identified violent asphyxia as the cause of death and talked of presence of semen on her body.

Trainee Sub-Inspector’s death: Police file dowry case, arrest husband and father-in-law
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

The 25-year-old, who was undergoing training at the police academy in Sagar, jumped into a lake early on Monday. The post-mortem report showed drowning as the cause of death.

Tracking Vyapam deaths: We are not political fodder, please leave us alone, says next of kin
Thu, Jul 09, 2015

Angry at being used as political fodder, the families told The Indian Express that they didn’t see any conspiracy behind the deaths and all they wanted was to be left alone to mourn in peace.

Vyapam scam: Shivraj relents on CBI probe, Opposition wants CM probe too
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday requested the High Court to hand over the investigation into the Vyapam admission tests scam to the CBI.

Timeline: Story of the Vyapam scam
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The Vyapam scam broke ‘formally’ in 2013 after the Indore Crime Branch registerered an FIR after arresting 20 impersonators

Vyapam scam: Shivraj Singh Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

At least five people, including a journalist covering the Vyapam scam, have died under mysterious circumstances in the last one week.

Tracking Vyapam deaths: Alcoholism, accident, drunk driving
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The Indian Express travelled across Madhya Pradesh to meet the families of the dead.

BJP leader put pressure on ex-dean of Jabalpur college
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

Dr B K Guha’s allegations came a day after the body of Dr Arun Sharma, the dean of Jabalpur Medical College, was found in a Delhi hotel.

Facing heat over deaths, MP Chief Minister Chouhan again claims he is the whistleblower
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has claimed that he was the one who first exposed the scam.

MP: Bail plea rejected, ‘Dewas King’ Vikram Singh Puar faces arrest
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

Puar and his accomplices were charged with murder after a person was allegedly killed in a clash with them in March.

Garoth, MP: BJP slides a little but comfortable
Wed, Jul 01, 2015

In the general elections in 2014, the ruling party improved its performance by winning 27 out of 29 Lok Sabha seats.