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Friday, February 28, 2020

Milind Ghatwai


At Gwalior collectorate: Suspended govt employees asked to sit in special room
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

In a room at the Gwalior collectorate is written “nilambit karmachariyon ke baithne ka sthan (place for suspended employees to sit)”.

Digvijaya Singh objects to presence of Babri demolition accused in Mandir Trust
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

“Some people are accused in the Babri demolition case and out on bail. It’s inappropriate to nominate for building the temple people who have been held guilty by the apex court,’’ said the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Offered money, tried labour chowk: what MP officials did for sterilisation target
Mon, Feb 24, 2020

The Kamal Nath government has since withdrawn the controversial circular, following a report by The Indian Express, while blaming officials for it.

MP govt scraps its sterilisation circular, BJP recalls days of Emergency
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Friday’s move came after the Opposition BJP slammed the circular and asked if it was “part-2 of the Congress’s Emergency’’ in a reference to the aggressive family planning programme conducted by the central government of that time.

MP govt to health staff: Get at least one man for sterilisation or lose job
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

The number of men opting for sterilisation has been declining in the state over the last five years. For 2019-20, the number was 3,397, as on February 20, 2020, compared to 3.34 lakh women.

MP court acquits 8 Christians accused of forced conversion, abduction of 60 kids
Thu, Feb 20, 2020

The children included 28 girls who had to spend the night at a waiting room at the station while the boys were shifted to a shelter home in Ratlam.

MP cabinet clears time-bound services act to attract investment
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Depending on the service, a period of either seven or 15 working days has been fixed. The legislation will cover services like trade license, land development permission, electricity connection, broiler registration and consent under Water Act, 1974, and Air Act, 1981.

Proposal to send Priyanka Gandhi to Rajya Sabha puts Digvijaya, Scindia’s claims in a spot
Wed, Feb 19, 2020

Speculation and whisper campaign about who will succeed former chief minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh, and BJP leaders Prabhat Jha and Satyanarayan Jatia, are doing the rounds of both party headquarters.

When Shivraj doesn’t make me angry, how can Scindia: Kamal Nath
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

When asked about the new threat by Scindia, Kamal Nath said he has already said what he had to.

MP: After Kamal Nath’s snub, Scindia threatens again to hit streets if manifesto promises not fulfilled
Tue, Feb 18, 2020

Addressing a rally in Tikamgarh, Scindia, who had lost the parliamentary elections from Guna-Shivpuri constituency, had announced that he would hit the streets if the promise made to guest teachers to regularise their service was not fulfilled.

Father set to marry off minor to ‘atone’ for running cow over, officials foil plan
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

It is common practice in some parts of Madhya Pradesh to impose social sanctions on individuals or families for accidentally killing cows.

Row over Shivaji bust: CM Kamal Nath’s MP-son says will install 2 statues
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

Local Congress MP and Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s son Nakul Nath has said two life-size statues of the 17th-century warrior king would be installed in the district.

Man asked to marry minor daughter to atone for accidentally killing a calf in MP
Sun, Feb 16, 2020

It is a common practice in parts of Madhya Pradesh to impose social sanctions on individuals or families for killing cows accidentally. Occasionally, the culprit is asked to marry his daughter, irrespective of her age.

Madhya Pradesh: New BJP chief is RSS pick
Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Party leaders from the state suggested that Vishnu Dutt Sharma's selection appears to be an attempt to tap his organisational experience from the ABVP days and also to bring new energy into the state unit.

MP: Scindia threatens agitation if guest teachers’ demands not met
Sat, Feb 15, 2020

Jyotiraditya Scindia, who lost the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Guna-Shivpuri constituency, has taken on the Kamal Nath government in the past too.

MP CM Kamal Nath asks son to install Shivaji statue in Sausar
Fri, Feb 14, 2020

“As instructed by the chief minister, a life size statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharajji will be installed at a grand ceremony. The entire cost will be borne by me. Jai Bhavani Jai Shivani,’’ tweeted Nath, who is Lok Sabha member from Chhindwara.

Replace busts not resembling Mahatma Gandhi: MP dist admin
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Following an announcement by Chief Minister Kamal Nath on October 2, all government colleges in the state had been asked to install Gandhi stambhs by January 26.

Madhya Pradesh tribal spends 4 months in jail as police confuse him with stepbrother
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

The police maintained that it was not a case of mistaken identity and even submitted an affidavit that they had arrested the right person till an inquiry ordered by the High Court based on fingerprint examination proved otherwise.

On bail for spiritual work, convicts of post-Godhra riot case reach MP
Wed, Feb 12, 2020

On March 1, 2002, 23 people were burnt alive in Ode village of Gujarat's Anand district, two days after the Godhra train carnage.

People have seen through PM’s trickery: Nath
Mon, Feb 10, 2020

“Mooh chalane mein aur desh chalane mein bohot antar hota hai (there is a lot of difference between running your mouth and running the country),’’ the senior Congress leader said, adding that people had seen through the PM's “kalakari (trickery)”.