India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
Dalit residents of Ghatwani village in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh -- some 400 km from Bhopal -- have alleged that they are not allowed to use a public borewell and have to drink dirty water of a disused well.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Saturday May 23, 2015
PM Modi is about to complete one year in office, and the response to one of his flagship scheme, the Jan Dhan Yojana, has been well received. Madhya Pradesh achieved its target of 100 per cent enrollment before the deadline.
India News | Reuters | Thursday May 21, 2015
With no way to feed his family, Lal Singh felt he had only one choice: He sold his two sons to a shepherd for a year of labour, in exchange for Rs 35,000.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Telecom major Airtel is all set to buy out Augere Wireless, a 4G spectrum holder company in Madhya Pradesh circle, for about Rs 150 crore.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 19, 2015
The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday announced an award of Rs 1 lakh in honour of nurse Aruna Shanbaug who died on Monday at a Mumbai hospital after having remained in a vegetative state for 42 long years.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Written by Suparna Singh | Tuesday May 19, 2015
Babulal Gaur shared an anecdote of a trip to Russia in his youth. A local leader's wife, he said, had asked him how his dhoti remained in place without a belt or a zip. Mr Gaur recalled that in what was apparently intended as witty banter, he said he...
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Sunday May 17, 2015
More than 50 per cent of the students in Madhya Pradesh have failed in the Class 10 board examinations this year.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 12, 2015
A groom in Madhya Pradesh traded the traditional headgear for a sturdy helmet as he was attacked with stones by upper caste men in his village - all because he dared to ride a horse to his wedding.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 5, 2015
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today quashed the FIR filed against state Governor Ram Naresh Yadav in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, also known as the Vyapam scam.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Tuesday May 5, 2015
Twenty protestors, from Gholgagon village along the Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh, have been standing in waist-deep water for the last 25 days. The soles of their feet are completely stripped of skin and are infected with fungal sores.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday May 5, 2015
21 people were burnt to death and 13 injured after a passenger bus fell from a bridge and caught fire in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district on Monday afternoon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 1, 2015
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is expected to visit Mhow, the birth place of BR Ambedkar, and interact with Dalits on May 29 during his one-day visit to Madhya Pradesh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 30, 2015
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told farmers in Indore today that their wheat would be purchased at minimum support price (MSP).
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 28, 2015
US Consul-General in Mumbai Thomas L Vajda, today, said in Bhopal that the US-Indo ties were set to become stronger in the future.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 27, 2015
Madhya Pradesh Police will soon get 1,000 GPS-equipped vehicles which would be capable of reaching a person soon after he dials 100 number for security, state Director General of Police Surendra Singh said today.
India News | Reported by Siddharth Ranjan Das, and Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Friday April 24, 2015
When Congress leader Digvijaya Singh accused Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, of direct participation in a major corruption scam, he purveyed an excel spreadsheet that allegedly indicted the BJP leader.
Wednesday April 22, 2015
Sasan UMPP is an integrated power plant cum coal mining project at a single location involving investment of over Rs 27,000 crore.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written a letter to his Madhya Pradesh counterpart Shivraj Singh Chouhan requesting him to look into the demands of the people affected by Omkareshwar dam project in Khandwa district and resolve the issues per...
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Over two dozen farmers here have been standing in waist-deep water since April 11. Ousted by the growing Omkareshwar dam on Narmada, these villagers in Madhya Pradesh are on an indefinite jalsatyagraha.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 20, 2015
With the agitation against the raising of the water-level in Omkareshwar dam in Madhya Pradesh continuing for the ninth day on Sunday, the condition of protestors highlighting their plaint by squatting in the river worsened.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
The Madhya Pradesh High Court today stayed an FIR against Governor Ram Naresh Yadav by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with recruitment scam, asking the prosecuting agency not to take any "coercive action" against him.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday April 17, 2015
In a relief to Madhya Pradesh Governor Ramnaresh Yadav in the forest guard recruitment case, the high court in Hyderabad today stayed the FIR filed by Special Task Force (STF) against him.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh today expressed his disappointment over ongoing probe into the Madhya Pradesh Professional Board Examination (MPPEB) scam saying he will approach President Pranab Mukherjee on the issue to get "justice".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 10, 2015
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today criticised the Congress for opposing the centre's Land Acquisition Bill and asked BJP leaders to reach out to people and farmers to dispel the "misinformation" being spread.