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Take 5: After row, sales have shot up... of chicken, doubled, says Anand Choubey, operator, chicken and egg kiosk in Bhopal

In an attempt to boost earnings of tribal women, Congress government in Madhya Pradesh recently set up a kiosk selling chicken and milk side by side from two counters. Protests by BJP have now forced it to junk the pilot project

Madhya Pradesh: At sants’ gathering, Kamal Nath offers sops, targets BJP

Referring to the huge turnout, Nath, without naming the BJP, said some people must be “having a stomach ache”, and said that some people think that religion is their “monopoly”.


Row over Digvijaya Singh’s ‘saffron-clad rapist’ remarks

Digvijaya's remark comes after former BJP MP Chinmayanand was accused by a 23-year-old law student of sexually assaulting her for a year. An SIT has been constituted on the orders of the Supreme Court to probe the case.  

Minor chained to bench in Bhopal Madarsa sent to shelter home

The two were desperate to leave the unregistered madarsa.

Dacoit Babuli Ramcharan Kol gunned down: MP police

Alleging that the encounter was under a cloud of suspicion, former minister and BJP leader Narottam Mishra demanded a probe.

Over 45,000 people evacuated as heavy rain lashes Madhya Pradesh

The state has received 33 per cent (1176.2 mm against 882.6 mm) rainfall above the long period average (LPA). Out of 52 districts, 33 have received excess rainfall while 17 have received average rainfall. Only Shahdol and Sidhi districts have received 22 and 24 per cent rainfall less than the LPA. 


Madhya Pradesh: Dacoit Babli Ko, who carried Rs 7 lakh bounty, killed in encounter

The Madhya Pradesh police said they had received a tip about the gang's location and a team of about 50 police personnel was on the gang's trail since Sunday morning.

MP: Selling chicken, milk from same parlour will hurt 'religious sentiments', says BJP lawmaker

Sharma has said the move would hurt "religious sentiments" as cow milk is considered "pious". The project has, however, been launched on a pilot basis.

Weather today HIGHLIGHTS: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in most of Odisha

Weather Forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: West Madhya Pradesh and East Rajasthan are expected to get extremely heavy dowpour whereas Gujarat, Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh is likely to get heavy to very heavy falls in the next 24 hours.

Bhopal: 11 dead as boat overturns during Ganesh visarjan, 2 still missing

Bhopal Ganesh Visarjan Boat Accident: Around 20 people were aboard the two boats which were used to transport and immerse a huge idol in the lake for Ganesh visarjan near Khatlapura.

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The breathtaking and mystical Patalkot valley in Madhya Pradesh

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

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

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

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.


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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

In MP, Homes Of Minority Community Set Ablaze After Elopement Case

Nearly two dozen houses were targeted in the frenzy that lasted several hours on Saturday after a youth from the community eloped with a minor Rajput girl. “If you don’t hand over the man and our girl within two hours, we will set every house on fire. If you don’t leave the village after that […]