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Madhya Pradesh life imprisonment count for rapists: 150 in 10 months

Nearly 150 rapists have been sentenced to life imprisonment by various courts in the last 10 months in Madhya Pradesh, the only state which awards points to public prosecutors to secure more and prompt conviction.

BJP slams Congress over Kamal Nath video

The Congress initially called the video doctored before Nath clarified it was not.

Madhya Pradesh: Computer Baba expelled from Digambar Akhara

Computer Baba, whose real name in Namdev Tyagi, had resigned from a government panel accusing the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government of being anti-religion.

At 89, Babulal Gaur won’t give up, says PM wants him to contest

Mayor Alok Sharma and State Tourism Development Corporation chairman Tapan Bhoumik are believed to be among BJP leaders who have sought ticket from Govindpura constituency in Bhopal, considered a BJP stronghold which Gaur represents in the Assembly.

MP: HC commutes death penalty awarded to child rapist to life term

The minor was on her way to her aunt’s place when Bhagirath Patel took her to a temple and raped her. He was arrested a day later and the chargesheet filed three days later. A POCSO court awarded him capital punishment on July 7.

Madhya Pradesh: Four of family killed after truck overturns, lands on hut

An official said that the driver of the truck lost control of the vehicle near Taal Lidhora village on Jatara-Chandera road following which it overturned, killing four members of the family on the spot.

SC, ST, OBC groups rally together in MP, see conspiracy to end reservation

One speaker after another targeted upper castes, especially Brahmins, and held them responsible for recent protests under the banner of SAPAKS, a grouping of upper castes, OBCs and minorities affected by the policy of reservation in promotion.

‘Corruption’ to be main plank of Congress campaign in MP, says Kamal Nath

"We are going to raise many issues, but corruption, especially the Vyapam scam, is going to be our major plank in the Assembly polls," he told reporters here Saturday evening.

Ex-Armyman held for sexual abuse at orphanages in MP

The Hoshangabad centre of the orphanage was closed down after a victim accused Awasthi of sexual harassment last year. However, no complaint was lodged with the local police then, the police said.

Madhya Pradesh: Husband-wife duo involved in over 500 thefts held

Police suspect that Manoj Gupta and his wife Pooja had committed more than 500 thefts at the Jabalpur railway station over the last four years.

Madhya Pradesh plans Atal memorials, biography in textbooks

Three national awards in poetry, journalism and good governance will be introduced, each of Rs 5 lakh. Besides, Shramodaya Vidyalayas, being constructed for children of labourers.

Digvijaya Singh dares Shivraj Singh Chouhan: Arrest me if I am an anti-national

The CM, while addressing mediapersons in Satna, said that by visiting the families of terrorists, Singh was insulting martyrs and jawans, who protect the motherland.

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