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Madhya Pradesh


CPM leader who set himself ablaze in Indore dies, family demands judicial probe

January 28, 2020 11:04 am

A bag carrying anti-CAA pamphlets had been found lying near him which led many to speculate that the septuagenarian immolated himself to register his protest against the new citizenship law.

Reciting preamble every Saturday mandatory in Madhya Pradesh govt schools

January 23, 2020 5:48 pm

"Preamble to the Constitution will be recited by students in every government school every Saturday," said an official

MP: School principal suspended for distributing notebooks with Savarkar image

January 16, 2020 1:54 pm

Principal R N Kerawat was suspended, over two months after the notebooks carrying pictures of the Hindutva ideologue were distributed to the students of his school by an organisation

Will execute nothing in MP that divides society: Kamal Nath

January 13, 2020 7:11 am

Speaking to The Indian Express, he said there was no crying need to amend the citizenship law or bring a nationwide NRC. The cry in the country, he said, was to get India out of economic distress.

MP liquor shops can now open sub-shops, BJP slams Cong govt

January 11, 2020 2:24 am

According to the new rules, sub-shops can be opened in only those areas where there is a demand for illicit liquor, according to a notification issued by the Excise Department, which has set Rs 13,000 crore as the revenue target for 2019-20.

MP govt allows liquor contractors to open sub-shops; BJP says rapes will increase

January 10, 2020 12:00 pm

In urban areas, the licensee will be able to open a sub shop within five kilometres, while in rural areas within 10 kms of the existing shop. This is likely to double the number of shops.

District data: In Dindori, 93% homes have no toilets, over half have no kitchens

January 05, 2020 6:01 am

Around 0.08 per cent of the population — about 546 people in all — reported being homeless, which rules out the possibility of them being able to furnish any proof of residence.

Documents in Dindori

January 05, 2020 4:01 pm

As the nation debates citizenship and the accompanying burden of proof, The Indian Express travels to Dindori, Madhya Pradesh, to find out what “kagaz” means in a district where, as per the last Census, almost two in three people have no assets.

MP honeytrap case: Money in, accused made ‘deal with victims not to blackmail’

January 01, 2020 8:15 am

The chargesheet refers to one such “rajinama agreement’’ among a Jaipur-based builder and two accused — Aarti Dayal and the youngest accused (name withheld) in the case — after a dispute over money.

Kamal Nath government completes one year, declares road map for five years

December 18, 2019 5:44 am

Speaking at a function to mark the completion of his one year in office, the CM accused the previous dispensation of taking farmers for a ride by making tall promises but not keeping them unlike the Congress government.


Visiting Gwalior anytime soon? Let us help you with the itinerary

November 14, 2019 3:21 pm

Once again, we bring you a travel destination, straight from the heartland of the country. Of forts, history, music and a rich culture, the city of Gwalior has much to offer. So, pack your bags and head out at the earliest.

The breathtaking and mystical Patalkot valley in Madhya Pradesh

August 29, 2014 12:19 pm

Patalkot, or the hidden world is a mystical valley located in Tamia block of Chhindwara district in Madhya Pradesh.


How Congress sealed the deal in Rajasthan and MP | DECISION 2018

December 13, 2018 4:06 pm

It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.

BJP's silence is louder than Congress' celebration. The wait for Modi-Shah's concession speech is still on

December 13, 2018 2:51 pm

The big difference between Congress and the BJP after an election result was at display on Tuesday. While after almost every election defeat Rahul Gandhi addressed the media and answered questions about the result, the BJP headquarters fell silent.

What Rahul did right: It was not the promise of better governance

December 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is rightly being credited for the grand old party's victory in three crucial states in the Hindi heartland. But what did he do right? It was not the promise of better governance. Manoj CG explains what really worked.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

December 13, 2018 3:06 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

Campaign heat: The allegations, the promises and more. Who said what on the campaign trail

December 10, 2018 8:21 pm

In the five states where elections were held, here's what national leaders of the BJP and Congress promised to the people.

DECISION 2018: What's at stake in the 5 states this election

December 10, 2018 7:36 pm

As the results of assembly elections in five states unfold, here's a look at the mammoth exercise undertaken by the Election Commission of India.

Speech analysis: How Amit Shah is toning down his attack on illegal migrants

November 22, 2018 2:07 pm

As they say, timing is key. And an analysis of BJP President Amit Shah shows that before a key event across the border, he has dialed down his ferocious speeches against illegal migrants from Bangladesh.

Will not contest the 2019 Lok Sabha election: Sushma Swaraj

November 20, 2018 7:37 pm

Sushma Swaraj, seven-time MP from Vidisha in MP, says she will not contest the 2019 general election. But she also left it to the party to take the final decision.

MP polls: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to file defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi

October 30, 2018 6:05 pm

MP campaign trail: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says he will file a defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi.