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People have to die when they get old, says Madhya Pradesh Minister
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) In a statement set to spark off controversy, Madhya Pradesh Minister Prem Singh Patel on Thursday said no one can stop deaths due to coronavirus, and that people have to die when they get old.
2021-04-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
60-hour lockdown in MP's urban areas from Friday evening
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) Owing to the rising cases of coronavirus, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to put all urban areas under lockdown from 6 p.m. on Friday evening to 6 a.m. on Monday morning.
2021-04-08
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Damoh bypoll: Resentment against turncoat a headache for BJP
Bhopal, April 7 (IANS) The bypoll in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh Assembly is turning into a prestige battle for the ruling BJP with growing resentment against its 'turncoat' candidate Rahul Lodhi even as its top state leaders are camping in the constituency to campaign for him.
2021-04-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Identity cards for corona volunteers in MP
Bhopal, April 7 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that identity cards will be issued to all corona volunteers in the state by the district administrations. He was speaking to different sections of the society via video conferencing during his 24-hour health satyagraha.
2021-04-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kamal Nath takes dig at MP CM's 24-hr health satyagraha
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath has taken a dig at Shivraj Singh Chouhan sitting on a 24-hour health satyagraha near Gandhi statue at Minto Hall here in view of the rising cases of coronavirus. The chief minister said he will continue to work from there, holding meetings with the cabinet via video conferencing and monitoring the Covid situation.
2021-04-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Negligence' is leading to wildfires in MP's national parks
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) There has been a recent spurt in fire incidents in the national parks of Madhya Pradesh. The sudden spike has raised questions such as whether it is really an accident or part of a larger conspiracy?
2021-04-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Anupam Kher announces new project 'Moh Maya'
Bhopal, April 4 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher on Sunday informed that he has started working on his next project titled 'Moh Maya' in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The project is being helmed by Narayan Shi.
2021-04-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Liquor shops in MP's Chhindwara open amid lockdown, Cong slams BJP
Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh), April 2 (IANS) A three-day complete lockdown has been imposed in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district from Friday, following the surge in coronavirus cases in the district. While all shops and markets are closed, liquor shops are still open and the Congress has slammed the administration for this.
2021-04-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cong to start call centre for farmers in MP
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh's Congress unit has announced it will start a call centre for farmers across the state, beginning on Thursday.
2021-03-31
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Damoh bypoll raises political temperatures in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) With the upcoming bypolls for the Damoh Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh, the political temperatures are slowly rising. Both the BJP and the Congress are leaving no stone unturned to win the bypolls and have also stepped up their efforts to poach candidates to dent each other's political fortunes.
2021-03-31
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Madhya Pradesh government notifies law against religious conversion
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) In order to curb the incidents of forceful religious conversions and cheating on the pretext of marriage, the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2021, passed in the state Assembly, has come into force in the state.
2021-03-31
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
MP schools for classes 1 to 8 to remain shut till April 15
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) In view of the rising Covid-19 cases, the schools in Madhya Pradesh for classes 1 to 8 will remain closed till April 15, according to a notification by the state's School Education Department.
2021-03-31
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Rape victim beaten, paraded with accused in MP, case registered
Alirajpur (MP), March 29 (IANS) A shocking incident has come to light in tribal-dominated Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh where a minor girl, who is a rape victim, was paraded with the accused after being beaten up by a mob. The video of the whole incident went viral.
2021-03-29
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Desperate for alcohol, 3 brothers die after drinking sanitiser in MP
Bhopal, March 24 (IANS) Craving for alcohol, three brothers in Bhopal allegedly died by consuming sanitiser, the police said.
2021-03-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
13 killed in Gwalior road accident
Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), March 23 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and several injured in a head-on collision between a bus and an auto in the old cantonment area of Gwalior on Tuesday morning, said police.
2021-03-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai women chase Nagaland target in four balls
Indore, March 17 (IANS) Mumbai captain and pace bowler Sayali Satghare took 7 wickets for 5 runs to help her side bowl Nagaland out for 17 while Veda Krishnamurthy scored a century in Karnataka's 86-run win over Tamil Nadu in the Senior Women's One Day Trophy on Wednesday.
2021-03-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
New Education Policy will establish India as a knowledge superpower: Nishank
Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank says that the new National Education Policy (NEP) will definitely establish India as the next knowledge superpower.
2021-03-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education
BJP-Cong to lock horns in Damoh by-poll, voting on April 17
Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) With the date for the by-election for the Damoh Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh being announced, the BJP has declared its candidate while the Congress is yet to decide on its party nominee. This election holds significance in the context of the politics in the state.
2021-03-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Women's One-Day Trophy: K'taka beat TN by 86 runs
Indore, March 17 (IANS) Veda Krishnamurthy's 103 helped Karnataka beat Tamil Nadu by 86 runs in Group E of the Women's Senior One Day Trophy on Wednesday. Veda's ton helped Karnataka scored 294/6 in their 50 overs and Tamil Nadu in reply were all out for 203 in 48.3 overs.
2021-03-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Maha Shivratri: Shivraj pulls chariot during 'Shiv Baraat'
Bhopal, March 11 (IANS) On the occasion of Maha Shivratri on Thursday, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered special prayers at the Badwale Mahadev temple here and also pulled the chariot during the 'Shiv Baraat' procession.
2021-03-11
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
On suspicion of infidelity, Bhopal man cuts off wife's palm, finger
Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) On the suspicion of infidelity, a man in Bhopal crossed limits of brutality when he cut off the palm and one of the fingers of his wife's foot with a sharp-edged weapon under the influence of alcohol.
2021-03-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
People to get financial aid for homes damaged by wild animals in MP
Bhopal, March 9 (IANS) In many parts of Madhya Pradesh, wild animals has impacted residential areas even to the extent of damaging the houses of people residing there. Now the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led state government has decided that houses damaged by wild animals would be classified as a natural calamity and the people would be given financial assistance.
2021-03-09
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Girl who beat up miscreants, made collector for a day
Katni (Madhya Pradesh), March 8 (IANS) Archana Kewat, 21, the daughter of a vegetable vendor, who took on criminals who were teasing two minor girls and handed them over to the police, was on Monday appointed as collector of the district for a day in Madhya Pradesh's Katni district.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
Dengue, malaria danger grips Bhopal
Bhopal, March 7 (IANS) Amid the increasing number of Covid-19 patients, the threat of dengue and malaria has started looming large in Bhopal. This is the reason that check-up campaigns are being run in various areas in the state capital.
2021-03-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
President Kovind to reach MP on 2-day visit on March 6
Bhopal, March 5 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind is set to embark on a two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh in which he would be participating in events organised in Jabalpur and Damoh districts. The preparations by the state administration for the President's arrival are going on in full swing.
2021-03-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
6 YSRCP candidates file nominations for MLC polls
Amaravati, March 4 (IANS) Six Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) candidates have filed their nomination for MLC elections under MLA quota on Thursday in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Why solving Bundelkhand's water crisis is an annual mirage
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) Toote hue sapnon ki kaun sune siski (Who would listen to the sobbing of broken dreams?). This line by former prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee may well apply to the people of Bundelkhand and the water crisis in the region. This is because the people are shown dreams of solutions to the water crisis but the dreams eventually shatter every year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
MP: 3 govt presses closed, panel to decide fate of staff
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) The process to shut down three government-run printing presses in Madhya Pradesh has begun following an official order. A three-member committee will take a decision about the employees working in these three units.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Party zones: The changing face of drains in Indore
Indore, March 3 (IANS) The word nullah (drain) conjures up images of filth and stench. But in Indore, the country's cleanest city, drains have been turned into playgrounds where cricket and football matches are played, people celebrate their wedding anniversaries and health camps are hosted.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Digvijaya to lead farmers' protest in MP
Bhopal, March 3 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh will be spearheading the farmers' agitation against the Centre's contentious farm laws, across various districts in the state, beginning from Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Water, migration and drought issues to the fore in Bundelkhand
Bhopal, March 3 (IANS) With the onset of spring, discussions on issues like water, migration and drought in Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand district have started gaining momentum. In the coming days these issues are likely to generate heated debates.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
MP budget presented, Kamal Nath calls it a 'pack of lies'
Bhopal, March 2 (IANS) Finance Minister Jagdish Deora presented the Budget for the 2021-22 in the Madhya Pradesh assembly on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Students in MP can take exams despite non-payment of fees
Bhopal, March 2 (IANS) With reports emerging of many private schools in Madhya Pradesh harassing the students for not paying fees, Minister of State for School Education (Independent Charge) and General Administration, Indersingh Parmar, has clearly said the children would not be barred from appearing for their exams due to non-payment of fees.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Education
BJP MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan passes away
Bhopal, March 2 (IANS) Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa passed away Tuesday morning. He was 68.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Freedom of Religion Bill introduced in MP assembly
Bhopal, March 1 (IANS) The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh on Monday introduced the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021 in the assembly. It will be discussed later.
2021-03-01
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Iyer misses on 200 by 2 runs
Indore, Feb 28 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's Venkatesh Iyer, who was signed by the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2021 Indian Premier League auction, missed out on his maiden 50-over double hundred by just two runs on Sunday. Iyer smashed 198 off 146 balls in the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Punjab before being run out, thus missing out on become the second player to score a double hundred this season after Mumbai's Prithvi Shaw.
2021-02-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
FIR to be filed against those dirtying Indore's roads, walls
Indore, Feb 26 (IANS) To promote cleanliness in the city of Indore in Madhya Pradesh, from now onwards people found polluting the environment will be penalised by filing a First Information Report (FIR) against them in a police station. Indore has been declared as the cleanest city in the country.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP, Cong feud over EVM use in MP civic body polls
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) In Madhya Pradesh, the dispute over the counting of votes in the urban body elections is intensifying even before the dates of the polls have been announced. While the Congress is demanding a paper ballot, the BJP says the Congress is already searching for excuses for its impending defeat.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Return of Hindu Mahasabha leader to MP Congress sparks debate
Bhopal/Gwalior, Feb 25 (IANS) The return of Babulal Chaurasia, the former Hindu Mahasabha councillor from Gwalior to the Congress has kicked up a storm in the state's political circles. Chaurasia was inducted in the party on Thursday in the presence of former chief minister and now Congress chief Kamal Nath.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Surge in Covid cases in MP, but lockdown not to be imposed
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) With the surge in daily Covid cases in Madhya Pradesh, the state government has implemented strict measures like making wearing masks compulsory, restrictions on holding any function etc. but ruled out the possibility of a complete lockdown in the state.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Renaming Motera stadium an insult to Sardar Patel: Kamal Nath
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) After renaming of the Motera stadium at Ahmedabad in Gujarat to Narendra Modi Stadium, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress state unit President Kamal Nath said that it is an insult to the Iron Man of India -- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Brahminpura village in MP sets example in prohibition
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) In the middle of the debate these days in Madhya Pradesh about drug de-addiction and liquor ban, Brahminpura village in Guna district stands out as an example of how the villagers have succeeded in making prohibition a success.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Indore launches 'Safe City' initiative for girls, women
Indore, Feb 24 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has recently launched the 'Safe City' initiative here which focuses on imparting self-defence skills to the girls and the women in battling against the anti-social elements.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
MP Governor launches sarees etched with Khajuraho temples
Bhopal, Feb 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel launched sarees with the temples of Khajuraho etched on them and woven by the weavers of the state's Handicrafts Development Corporation at a programme organised at the Raj Bhavan. These sarees would soon be available in the market. Handicrafts Development Corporation Managing Director Rajiv Sharma and General Manager Mahesh Gulati were present on the occasion.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Age no bar: 80-yr-old Ujjain woman completes PhD
Ujjain, Feb 23 (IANS) There is a saying that there is no age barrier for reading and learning that a person can continue to learn and grow throughout life. This adage has come true for Sasikala Rawal of Ujjain, who has been awarded a PhD in Sanskrit at the ripe age of 80. She received her degree after retiring from the education department as a lecturer.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Shivraj govt on the alert as Covid fears rise in MP
Bhopal, Feb 23 (IANS) After the spike in outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic in many parts of Maharashtra, Covid-19 cases have also increased marginally in many parts of Madhya Pradesh, too. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Madhya Pradesh is alert and has directed wearing of masks to be made mandatory in the Bhopal and Indore. At the same time, special precautions have been ordered in the border districts of Maharashtra.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
6 killed in car-truck collision in Madhya Pradesh
Indore, Feb 23 (IANS) Six persons were killed in a collision between a car and a stationary dumper truck in Indore in Madhya Pradesh.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP worker among 4 booked for abduction, gang-rape in Madhya Pradesh
Shahdol, Feb 22 (IANS) A BJP worker along with three others has been booked for allegedly abducting and raping a 20-year-old woman in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Girish Gautam elected Speaker of MP Assembly
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) The budget session of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly commenced on Monday where Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Girish Gautam was elected unopposed as the Speaker of the Assembly. Gautam had filed his nomination for the Speaker's post on Sunday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Budget session of MP Assembly begins on Monday
Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) The Budget Session of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly begins from Monday with adherence to Covid-19 guidelines.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics