Milind Ghatwai

Articles By Milind Ghatwai

MP police constable carries man who fell off train on shoulder, saves life

The condition of the injured man, who had fallen off the moving train, was reported to be safe.

In Madhya Pradesh, Congress factionalism resurfaces over Mandsaur, sapling drive

The Mandsaur firing and farm crisis, along with issues of plantation of saplings and Simhastha, were among the major campaign issues of the Congress that dislodged the BJP from power after 15 years.

Mandsaur firing: Day after ‘U-turn’, Congress govt says may order another probe

Five protesters had died in police firing, and another in police custody, in June 2017 when farmers took to the streets demanding fair price for their produce.

College suspends 6 Kashmiri students: MP youth tries to slit hand, chants ‘Jai Shri Ram’ to avoid arrest

Monty alias Mohsin Khan was bleeding from his left hand, apparently from wounds made using a razor, as the police arrested him from Pali in Umaria district on Monday.

Pulwama attack: ‘First family member to get a govt job’

Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who announced Rs 1 crore assistance, a house and a job for a family member, visited the family and consoled the family along with two cabinet ministers. He deputed a senior minister to attend the final journey of the martyr.

Madhya Pradesh: As chorus grows, backroom politician, ‘maharani’ likely to make debut

As clamour grows for fielding them in the upcoming general elections, things are set to change for Nakul Nath, elder son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, and Priyadarshini Raje, wife of Congress chief whip in Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Congress MP balancing act: NSA cases stay, Home to clear in future

No decision has, however, been taken to revoke the NSA in the present cases. Sources said the Congress government is worried about the possible fallout if it decides to revoke the NSA or acts against district officials for using it.

Rahul Gandhi: Scheme for farmers launched as PM was worried after poll losses

Crediting party workers with the recent victories, Rahul said they should focus on farmers, youths and public because they are malik (masters).

Madhya Pradesh: Farm issues in focus again, but parties’ roles reversed

Having won just five seats more than the BJP in the 230-member Assembly, the Congress is being extra cautious; it won 114 seats but its vote share was marginally less than BJP’s. For the first time in 15 years, it will contest the general elections as the ruling party in the state.

Chinese parts in Bofors: Officer under probe murdered, say Madhya Pradesh police

The middle-level management official had gone missing on January 17. He had made a last call to his daughter, who studies in Kota. After that his phone was switched off.

In MP, this time under Congress, three held under NSA for cow slaughter

The police booked the accused, Nadeem, Shakeel and Azam, under the MP Prohibition of Cow Slaughter Act but later invoked the NSA, which allows preventive detention for a longer period.

Madhya Pradesh farm loan waiver to cover farmers in jail too

As many as 69,000 farmers submitted applications on the last day on Tuesday taking the number of applicants to 50.40 lakh.

Madhya Pradesh: NSA invoked against three accused for cow slaughter in Khandwa

National Security Act (NSA) has been slapped against three persons after they were arrested for cow slaughter in communally sensitive Khandwa town of Madhya Pradesh, the first such action under the Congress government.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress seeks Governor Anandiben Patel’s resignation

"Modi sahab ka dhyan rakhana (take care of PM Modi)," the governor was heard telling a group of villagers who raised the issue of employment for local youths.

‘We thought this project would last forever’, says MP villager on pilot project by SEWA

In 2011, nine villages in Madhya Pradesh were made part of a pilot study, where villagers were given a basic, assured sum for close to 18 months. While some say it changed their lives forever, others say they worried a little less over basic needs, even if briefly

Madhya Pradesh: National song, anthem played at a bigger scale at Secretariat

Under the BJP, state government employees and officers sang the national song in the Secretariat on the first day of every month.

BJP leader’s murder: Party colleague, son nabbed for hatching plot

Police on Thursday said Tarachand Rathore, a state BJP executive committee member, and his son Vijay, a panchayat secretary, were among seven persons arrested in connection with Thakre’s murder.

Madhya Pradesh RSS worker who faked death arrested in Rajasthan

A body with the face burnt was found in a farm in Kamed village of Ratlam district on January 23. Himmat’s family members, whose cousin is a district-level RSS functionary, identified the body as his.

Madhya Pradesh quashes proposal to build golf course on land meant for cattle grazing

In its last Cabinet meeting, the BJP government had given in-principal approval to build the golf course on a portion of land belonging to the animal husbandry department near Kerwa.

1,000 gaushalas in 4 months, says Madhya Pradesh govt

Insisting that there was not one government-run gaushala in the state, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said by instructing quick completion of Project Gaushala his government had fulfilled one more promise made in the party’s manifesto.