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14-Jan-2019 Bhopal

4 die in MP truck accident

At least four people were killed early on Monday when a speeding truck hit the convoy of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Deputy Speaker in Balaghat district, police said.The accident took place just after midnight when Deputy Speaker Hina Kawre was returning...

25-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath promises help to farmers on urea shortage

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday assured restive farmers of finding a solution to the acute urea shortage in the state.There have been reports of farmers not getting urea in many parts of the state even while waiting in long queues.Kamal...

20-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Congress may not last full term in MP, hints Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has hinted at his "earlier than expected comeback" to the treasury benches as the Kamal Nath-led Congress government may not last its full term of five years.Chouhan was meeting his supporters on his...

19-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Nothing new in preference to locals in jobs : Kamal Nath

Under attack from various quarters for his announcement that only those industries that employ 70 per cent locals could avail incentives from the state government, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday said other states also have the policy...

19-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Whoever comes to MP, stays on here : Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that whoever comes to the state, stays on here."In Madhya Pradesh, there is no one from here or there. Whoever comes to the state, he stays on here. We don't call Madhya Pradesh the...

17-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath waives farmers' loans soon after taking over MP's rein

Immediately after taking over as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Kamal Nath on Monday waived loans of farmers to the tune of Rs 2 lakh each, delivering on the Congress pre-poll promise of cancelling farm loans within 10 days of coming to power."The Madhya...

17-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath sworn in as MP CM ending 15 years of BJP rule

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, who steered his party to victory in Madhya Pradesh, was on Monday sworn in as its 18th Chief Minister, bringing to an end 15 years of BJP rule in the state which had become the saffron party's stronghold.The nine-time MP and...

17-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath sworn in as MP CM

Congress veteran Kamal Nath was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh after his party won the Assembly elections, ending 15 years of BJP rule.Attending the event were former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Rahul Gandhi...

14-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath is new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Congress leader Kamal Nath was on Thursday chosen as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, heralding Congress rule in the state after 15 years.Kamal Nath, who flew in here late in the evening, was formally chosen leader of the state Congress legislature party...

12-Dec-2018 Bhopal/Jaipur/Raipur

Kamal Nath, Gehlot, Baghel emerge front-runners for CM posts

Veteran Congress leaders Kamal Nath, Ashok Gehlot and Bhupesh Baghel appear to have emerged as the frontrunners in the race for chief ministership in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh respectively as the party put in motion the process of government...

10-Dec-2018 Bhopal

Wait for Tuesday to know who will be MP CM : Kamal Nath

Congress Madhya Pradesh chief Kamal Nath on Monday voiced confidence that the party will get a majority in the Assembly and it will be clear only after the results are known who will be the Chief Minister.He told the media: "From the past three months, I've been...

04-Dec-2018 Bhopal

After Sushma Swarj, Uma Bharti not to contest 2019 polls

Close on the heels of Union Minister Sushma Swarj announcing her decision not to contest the next Lok Sabha polls, Central Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said she too would not join the 2019 election fray.Uma Bharti told the media that although she had decided...

28-Nov-2018 Bhopal/Aizawl

MP, Mizoram witness 75 per cent polling

Over 75 per cent of voters in Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram voted on Wednesday in the Assembly elections in the two states where incumbent governments are seeking a straight fourth and third terms in office respectively.Around 75 per cent polling was recorded...

28-Nov-2018 Bhopal

MP polls: Kamal Nath wants faulty EVMs replaced

Congress state unit chief Kamal Nath on Wednesday requested the poll panel to quickly replace all faulty EVMs and VVPAT machines after 100 complaints were received within the first hour of polling in Madhya Pradesh."There is a large number of EVM machines not...

21-Nov-2018 Bhopal

9 of family killed in MP road accident

Nine members of a family were killed and four others injured in a collision between a truck and a SUV in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district on Wednesday morning, police said.The SUV, which was going on National Highway-26 from Lalitpur in Uttar Pradesh to Sagar...

21-Nov-2018 Bhopal

Ram temple to be built in conducive environment : Rajnath Singh

Holding that the Ayodhya temple issue is sub judice, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said if it is built then it should be done in a "conducive environment"."You people should wait for the court order on the Ayodhya Ram temple issue. The matter...

17-Nov-2018 Bhopal

Arun Jaitley flays Andhra, Bengal on CBI move

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday flayed the Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments for withdrawing "general consent" to the CBI for raids and investigations in their states saying scams cannot be wiped off by such a decision."We have a federal structure...

16-Oct-2018 Bhopal

Cong loses votes when I give speeches : Digvijay Singh

A video of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh has gone viral on the social media in which he says that the Congress loses votes when he gives speeches.In the video, recorded when he had gone to Congress MLA Jitu Patwari's house, Singh...

15-Oct-2018 Bhopal

Kamal Nath blames Shivraj for bad MP roads

Madhya Pradesh unit Congress chief Kamal Nath on Monday accused Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's government for the bad road condition in the state.All previous records of corruption pale when compared to the Bharatiya Janata Party's rule of corruption...

15-Oct-2018 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi prays at Pitambara Peeth in MP

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday started his two-day tour of the Gwalior-Chambal region in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh after offering prayers at the Pitambara Peeth temple in Datia district.Gandhi reached Gwalior by a special plane and went to the Pitambara...

27-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Vyapam case: FIR ordered against Digvijay, Kamal Nath, Scindia

A Special Court here has ordered an FIR against Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Kamal Nath and Vyapam scam whistleblower Prashant Pandey on a petition filed by BJP's legal cell advocate Santosh Sharma.Judge Suresh Singh, late on...

25-Sep-2018 Bhopal

BJP committed to deport illegal migrants : Amit Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is committed to rid the country of illegal migrants, party President Amit Shah said on Tuesday.Speaking here at the party's 'Karyakarta Mahakumbh' ahead of Assembly election, Shah mentioned the National Register of Citizens...

25-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Congress throwing muck, conspiring to topple me : Narendra Modi

Amid a raging row over Rafale, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday accused the Congress of throwing muck and indulging in a campaign of slander and lies against him and of trying to form an "international alliance" to oust him.He also slammed the main...

19-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Rs 2 cr scam unearthed in women, child department in MP

A scam of around Rs 2 crore has been unearthed in Madhya Pradesh's Women and Child Development (WCD) Department, police said on Wednesday.An FIR was registered by the police after WCD Joint Director Swarnim Shukla on Tuesday filed a complaint against 14...

17-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Rahul Gandhi kicks off MP poll campaign

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday arrived here for a roadshow as part of his election campaign in Madhya Pradesh.He was received at the Bhopal's Raja Bhoj Airport by Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath, Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia and other...

09-Sep-2018 Bhopal

Jyotiraditya Scindia targets Modi over demonetization

Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the government's 2016 demonetization.Scindia, who toured Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand and Vindhya regions from September 6-8, told IANS that the Modi government announced the note...

02-Sep-2018 Bhopal

3 killed in MP road accident

Three people were killed when their car overturned and caught fire in Madhya Pradesh's Sehore district, police said on Sunday.Jawar Police Station Inspector Anil Bamniya told IANS: The car, which was going from Indore to Bhopal on Saturday night, overturned...

26-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Woman, two sons killed in MP

Unidentified assailants killed a woman and her two sons and critically injured her husband in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district on Saturday, police said.The victims were attacked with an ax when they were sleeping in the night, but the reason for the criminal act is...

22-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Justice served in Mandsaur rape case : Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that justice was served in the Mandsaur gang rape case as the two accused were sentenced to death.A special court in Mandsaur sentenced the two accused in the rape case of an seven-year-old girl, on Tuesday."Death...

21-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Three killed in Bhopal wall collapse

A woman and her two children were killed after a wall of a house collapsed here due to heavy rain, police said on Tuesday.The incident took place on Monday night in Dhobhi Ghat area. The victims were identified as Shumaila and her two daughters Tazeem...

17-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Three bodies recovered from MP waterfall

The bodies three of the six people swept away in the Sultangarh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district have been recovered, police said on Friday.Sub-divisional Police Officer Suresh Dohre said: "Out of the six missing, bodies of three have been...

16-Aug-2018 Bhopal

MP waterfall accident : 45 rescued, 6 missing

After around 50 people were stranded at the Sultangarh waterfall in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district, police on Thursday said around 45 people have been rescued while six are still missing.The picnickers were stuck after the waterfall swelled suddenly on...

15-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Poor will not remain helpless anymore : Shivraj Chouhan

The poor and under-privileged will no longer remain helpless, said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister on Wednesday highlighting housing, electricity and other financial schemes during the Independence Day celebrations here.Hoisting the national flag at the Motilal...

13-Aug-2018 Bhopal

Four killed in MP road accident

Four teachers from Madhya Pradesh were killed early on Monday while returning from a tour of Agra, police said.A group of eight teachers travelling in an SUV met with an accident around 5.30 a.m. when their vehicle rammed into a truck stationed on the roadside...

31-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Four awarded four-year jail term in Vyapam scam

A special CBI court here on Tuesday awarded jail term to four persons for their involvement in the infamous Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, officials said on Tuesday.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prosecutor Pawan Pathak told reporters that the four...

26-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Will take legal action against MP CM : Digvijay Singh

After Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan allegedly dubbed him a "traitor", senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday approached the police to get himself arrested. The police, however, refused to act in the absence of any complaint/case against him.The...

20-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Shivraj, Kamal Nath working together : AAP

The Madhya Pradesh unit of Aam Aadmi Party on Friday alleged that Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Congress leader Kamal Nath were  colluding on the issue of a company owned by the latter's kin.AAP state unit President Alok Aggarwal claimed...

19-Jul-2018 Bhopal

Tie-up with Congress in MP possible : Akhilesh Yadav

Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday did not rule out an arrangement with the Congress in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections.Talking to media persons, he said that his party would only field candidates in seats where it was confident...

23-Jun-2018 Bhopal

Narendra Modi Felicitates Winners of Swachh Survekshan 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the success and milestones achieved by the Swachh Bharat Mission has been possible due to the efforts and participation by the citizens across the country. He said that there is now a perceptible positive change...

05-Jun-2018 Bhopal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan launches e-car in MP

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday flagged off a solar power-run e-car. This also marked the launch of e-vehicles in the state.The battery of this e-car is charged with solar energy....

01-May-2018 Bhopal

People fed up with BJP in MP, pining for change : Kamal Nath

The Congresson Tuesday said the people of Madhya Pradeshare fed up with the BJP government in the state and are planning to get rid of the saffron party.CongressLeader Kamal Nath, ahead of taking charge as the Pradesh CongressCommittee(PCC) President, told...

29-Apr-2018 Bhopal

7 killed in MP accident

At least seven people were killed and 26 others injured on Sunday when a bus overturned after the driver lost control of the vehicle in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district.According to the injured, the vehicle was carrying more people than it could accommodate...

03-Apr-2018 Bhopal

Toll in MP violence rises to 8, curfew on in three districts

The toll in the violence in Madhya Pradesh during the Bharat Bandh called on Monday by some Dalit organisations to protest dilution of the SC/ST act rose to eight on Tuesday with the discovery of one more body in the state's Bhind, police said.Curfew meanwhile...

30-Mar-2018 Bhopal

Criminals don't have human rights : Shivraj Singh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Friday said there are no human rights for anti-social elements, justifying the police parading criminals in public.While speaking at an event organised for creating awareness about women's safety and security,...

22-Mar-2018 Bhopal

CBI arrests Bhopal medical college chairman in Vyapam scam

The CBI has arrested Bhopal's L.N. Medical College Chairman J.N. Chouksey in connection with admission irregularities pertaining to the Pre-Medical Test 2012 conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam, an official said on Thursday.Chouksey,...

05-Mar-2018 Bhopal

MP CM announces Rs 12,000 on childbirth for poor

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on his birthday on Monday announced grant of Rs 12,000 on childbirth in a poor family and Rs 5,000 for the last rites of a poor person, along with provision of electricity at Rs 200.Chouhan, while talking...

04-Mar-2018 Bhopal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan bats for simultaneous polls

Batting for simultaneous elections, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that his government will form a committee to discuss it.Headed by state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra, the committee will talk to all...

26-Feb-2018 Bhopal

BJP CMs meeting to discuss simultaneous polls : Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said the issue of simultaneous elections will be discussed at the meeting of Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states in New Delhi on Wednesday as part of efforts to build a consensus on the issue."There's...

19-Feb-2018 Bhopal

Don't need certificate from those into divisive politics : Hardik Patel

Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Monday said that he didn't want a certificate on patriotism from those who were pursuing divisive politics in the country."All types of things have been said about my Bhopal visit -- that it will promote casteism. If talking...

19-Feb-2018 Bhopal

Hardik Patel may campaign for MP polls

Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Monday dropped hints that he may campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections to be held later this year and also stated his intent to work for the youth and farmers.The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader...

03-Feb-2018 Bhopal

Shivraj Singh Chouhan expands ministry

Three new Ministers were inducted into the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government on Saturday, taking the total strength of the council of ministers to 31.BJP legislator Narayan Singh Kushwaha was sworn-in as a cabinet Minister, while Balkrishna Patidar and Jalam...

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