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In February, CBFC refused certification to Lipstick Under My Burkha for being “lady oriented” and contains “sexual scenes, abusive words”.

Friends-turned-collaborators Maneesh Sharma and Akshay Roy on their film Meri Pyaari Bindu and recreating the ’90s.

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Comic Vir Das on his latest Netflix show, self-censoring and getting funnier with age.

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Instagram now has over 700 million monthly active users, an increase of 100 million in just four months.

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Meizu E2 has been launched in China, and it features a 5.5-inch FHD display and a Helio P20 processor.

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The refurbished Galaxy Note 7 will be available in its home market from three network providers in June, according to a new report.

Bhopal News

14 killed in fire at ration store in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara
14 killed in fire at ration store in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced ex gratia of Rs. 4 lakhs for the next of kin of those killed in the fire.

Madhya Pradesh: Man kills calf; asked to marry off his five-year-old daughter
Madhya Pradesh: Man kills calf; asked to marry off his five-year-old daughter

The complainant said that some four months ago, her husband hit a calf with a stone to shoo it away from their field, but the animal later died.

MP: Ajay Singh says won’t use red beacon; practise should end
MP: Ajay Singh says won’t use red beacon; practise should end

Panchayati Raj Minister Gopal Bhargava took a jibe at him, asking why Singh didn’t think of this when Congress was in power

From April 1, no liquor stores within 5 km of Narmada riverbank: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
From April 1, no liquor stores within 5 km of Narmada riverbank: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chouhan earlier announced that the state government would shut down all liquor shops, if people launch a de-addiction drive in that area.

MP: Teenage boy tied to pole, thrashed for eve-teasing
MP: Teenage boy tied to pole, thrashed for eve-teasing

A woman had filed a complaint of molestation against the teenager on Wednesday in Badnawar police station in the district.

Bureaucrats don’t answer my phone calls: Ex-CM Babulal Gaur
Bureaucrats don’t answer my phone calls: Ex-CM Babulal Gaur

Gaur made the observation during the Question Hour when Minister for Urban Administration Maya Singh was replying to his question regarding pollution caused by the garbage dumping yard at Bhanpur, Bhopal

Bhopal jail break: Congress stages walk out on lapses in prison security
Bhopal jail break: Congress stages walk out on lapses in prison security

Patel said it was necessary for the district administration officials to conduct the inspection of the jail premises once in three months in accordance to jail manual

Shivraj Singh Chouhan goes back to school, teaches maths, Hindi to students
Shivraj Singh Chouhan goes back to school, teaches maths, Hindi to students

Going beyond books, he spoke on the issue of patriotism and called upon pupils to become ideal citizens and serve the nation.

Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates South Asian Speakers Summit in Madhya Pradesh
Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates South Asian Speakers Summit in Madhya Pradesh

Pakistan and Myanmar are not participating in the summit.

Former SIMI operative detained in Indore
Former SIMI operative detained in Indore

The members of the outlawed organization had been arrested in 2008 for holding a training camp in Unhel town of Ujjain.

Prostitution racket busted, five women among 19 arrested
Prostitution racket busted, five women among 19 arrested

All the accused were produced in a court last evening, which remanded them in judicial custody till February 27.

Court refuses to close ex-royal’s murder trial
Court refuses to close ex-royal’s murder trial

Vikram was crowned as king before disappearing.

MP Congress accuses Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s kin of being involved in illegal mining
MP Congress accuses Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s kin of being involved in illegal mining

“I have written a letter to the Prime Minister urging him to inquire into the illegal mining being carried out by family members of the chief minister,” MP Congress president Arun Yadav said

Fire breaks out at Vindyachal Bhawan in Bhopal
Fire breaks out at Vindyachal Bhawan in Bhopal

The fire was doused in 10 minutes and no one was injured in it, Bogdapool Fire Station in-charge Akhtar Ali told PTI

Open Defecation Free Village: Two held in MP after questioning govt event
Open Defecation Free Village: Two held in MP after questioning govt event

Home Minister Bhupendra Singh has sought a detailed report on the incident. Congress state chief Arun Yadav said the police action reminded one of British Raj.

MP: Tiger cub found dead in Bandhavgarh reserve
MP: Tiger cub found dead in Bandhavgarh reserve

The mother tried to lick her cub to life, while the two other cubs watched from close quarters when forest officials reached the spot in the buffer zone of the tiger reserve on Thursday.

Free MP of liquor through people, not prohibition: Shivraj Chouhan
Free MP of liquor through people, not prohibition: Shivraj Chouhan

In his Republic Day speech, Chouhan said enforcing prohibition will not work in Madhya Pradesh.

Farmers in MP district can’t sell produce without promising to build toilet
Farmers in MP district can’t sell produce without promising to build toilet

Farmers will not be able to register themselves now without providing proof of a toilet at home or an affidavit that they will soon build one.

MP: Shunted IPS officer gets notice for raid
MP: Shunted IPS officer gets notice for raid

Additional District Magistrate Alok Shrivastava issued the notice, asking Tiwari to transfer the case since police were not authorised to carry out further investigation.

Car overturns on Bhopal-Indore road, three killed, two hurt
Car overturns on Bhopal-Indore road, three killed, two hurt

The CSP said it appears that the driver lost control over the vehicle, which was moving at a high speed.

Tax sops on purchase of PoS machines in Madhya Pradesh
Tax sops on purchase of PoS machines in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Government announced major tax exemptions on purchase of point-of-sale (PoS) machines to promote cashless and digital transactions

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Sunderlal Patwa passes away
Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Sunderlal Patwa passes away

Veteran BJP leader and two-time Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Sunderlal Patwa passed away on Wednesday after a brief illness.

Sunder Lal Patwa, former Madhya Pardesh CM, dies at 92
Sunder Lal Patwa, former Madhya Pardesh CM, dies at 92

He was imprisoned for seven months for participating in RSS movement in 1948.

MP Cabinet approves DPR for Metro rail in Bhopal and Indore
MP Cabinet approves DPR for Metro rail in Bhopal and Indore

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet has approved the detailed project reports (DPRs) of the Metro rail projects for Bhopal and Indore costing Rs 14,485.55 crore.

Madhya Pradesh to implement online electronic transit pass services in 12 more districts
Madhya Pradesh to implement online electronic transit pass services in 12 more districts

Rajendra Shukla also stated that online electronic transit pass facility is being started in the districts including Indore, Ujjain, Neemuch, Gwalior, Bhind and Hoshangabad, among others.

Madhya Pradesh govt to waive fees for cheques, DDs, net banking at co-op banks
Madhya Pradesh govt to waive fees for cheques, DDs, net banking at co-op banks

There are over 40,000 co-op societies in the state, he said, adding that the rural populace was ready to switch over to cashless economy.

Madhya Pradesh: ‘Salad’ likely on platter for prisoners in jails
Madhya Pradesh: ‘Salad’ likely on platter for prisoners in jails

“Providing ‘salads’ along with the meals is one of the measures being mooted by the Jail Department in its effort to make the food in state’s prisons more nutritious,” Director General (Jail) told media.

Rs 100 crore deposited in 500 Jan Dhan accounts in western MP: Income Tax Department
Rs 100 crore deposited in 500 Jan Dhan accounts in western MP: Income Tax Department

The Department had gathered information of inconsistencies in 500 Jan Dhan accounts with collective cash deposits of over Rs 100 crore, Prashant Jha said

Madhya Pradesh: IMC plans to resettle urban poor into pucca houses by 2020
Madhya Pradesh: IMC plans to resettle urban poor into pucca houses by 2020

At present, Indore has 6 hundred 46 slum settlements with over 1 lakh 82 thousand households living in them. Intervention under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is required to resettle 41 thousand households.

Madhya Pradesh: Liquor shops along the banks of river Narmada to be shut
Madhya Pradesh: Liquor shops along the banks of river Narmada to be shut

Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged people not to dispose of any kind of waste including fruits-flowers and other puja material in the river.

AAP’s victory in Delhi was an accident: MP BJP chief
AAP’s victory in Delhi was an accident: MP BJP chief

The MP BJP chief is a Lok Sabha member from Khandwa.

Going cashless: Madhya Pradesh to discuss Internet issues with Centre
Going cashless: Madhya Pradesh to discuss Internet issues with Centre

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired a meeting to discuss the measures to encourage cashless transactions in the state.

MP: 65-year-old man dies in bank queue
MP: 65-year-old man dies in bank queue

The man was asthma patient; he had gone to a public sector bank 100 km from his home. After standing in queue for one and a half hour he collapsed and died on the spot

MP: Death toll in auto-bus collision climbs to 15
MP: Death toll in auto-bus collision climbs to 15

The students were returning from Rajgarh after appearing in an open school exam when the mishap took place.

MP government to request Centre for complete mining ban around Amarkantak
MP government to request Centre for complete mining ban around Amarkantak

Chouhan made this announcement Monday while addressing a public gathering at Karanjia of Dindori district

Madhya Pradesh govt refuses to give details of SIMI encounter
Madhya Pradesh govt refuses to give details of SIMI encounter

Mehdele said a judicial commission had been set up and refused to divulge names of policemen involved in the encounter.