Bhopal: Candidates backed by the BJP were leading in local body elections in Madhya Pradesh, as counting of votes polled for 43 local bodies was held on Wednesday amid tight security. As per trends, BJP-backed candidates were leading in 25 seats while Congress candidates are ahead in 15 seats.More
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:41 IST
Bhopal: BJP chief Amit Shah will be on a three-day visit to Bhopal starting on Thursday, during which he is scheduled to hold meetings with party leaders and unveil a statue of Jan Sangh founder Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya here. Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Madhya Pradesh BJP presidentMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:35 IST
Harda (MP): In a gesture that promotes communal amity, a 21-year-old Muslim woman from Pakistan who is on a visit here, will carry an idol of Goddess Saraswati as a gift for her Hindu friend in Karachi. The woman, a resident of Karachi in Pakistan, bought the idol of the goddess from a local marketMore
Published 16-Aug-2017 19:27 IST
Bhopal: Counting of votes polled in 43 local bodies is being held in Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday, amid tight security arrangements. The polls are important for both the ruling BJP and the Congress.
Published 16-Aug-2017 13:47 IST
Indore: Amidst the Sino-Indian border standoff, a top RSS functionary, on Tuesday, called for boycotting Chinese goods and promoting the use of 'swadeshi' products. "China is constantly making efforts to grab the Indian market. So, Chinese goods should be boycotted," RSS general secretary, SureshMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 14:31 IST
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government aims to make the state free of corruption and poverty by 2022, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had said on Tuesday. "We have resolved to make the state free of corruption and poverty by 2022," Chouhan said while underlining Prime Minister Narendra Modi'sMore
Published 15-Aug-2017 12:58 IST
Harda (MP): In a gesture that promotes social harmony, some Muslim residents disposed of the carcass of a cow lying unattended in an area here. An ailing cow had died three days back near the municipality-run cattle complex, located in Manpur area of the town.
Published 14-Aug-2017 15:49 IST | Updated 16:04 IST
Indore: Padma Shri awardee nonagenarian gynaecologist Bhakti Yadav, fondly called 'Doctor Dadi', passed away here on Monday. She was 91 years old, family sources said. She breathed her last at her home this morning, Dr Yadav's son Raman told PTI.
Published 14-Aug-2017 13:37 IST
Morena (MP): Mortal remains of Naib Subedar Jagram Singh Tomar, who was martyred in Kashmir two days ago, were consigned to flames with full military honours at his native village in Madhya Pradesh on Monday.
Published 14-Aug-2017 20:10 IST
Mathura: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who was on a two-day pilgrimage to the temple town of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh, sang devotional songs at a shrine. Chouhan offered prayers at the Priyakant Ju temple last evening. He also inaugurated a gallery portraying variousMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 19:35 IST
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Tiger Strike Force has served notice to e-commerce firms Snapdeal, India Mart, Wish and Buy and Craft Comparison for allegedly selling wildlife products on their portals. The notices were served to the e-commerce companies last week after their names surfaced during anMore
Published 13-Aug-2017 19:19 IST
Bhopal/Dhar: Social activist Medha Patkar, on Saturday, ended her 17-day fast to protest against the government's 'apathy' towards resettlement of those affected by the increase in the height of the Sardar Sarovar Dam. Patkar, however, would remain in detention. She was detained on Wednesday, hoursMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 22:29 IST
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board has directed the 4,750 registered madarsas in the state to hoist the tricolour, hold cultural programmes and compulsorily take part in, or organise, 'Tiranga rallies' on the Independence Day. The board issued a circular to this effect on August 10, in whichMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 19:58 IST
Bhopal: A five-day India-Asean Youth Summit to commemorate 25th anniversary of Association of Southeast Asian Nations - India dialogue partnership will begin here on August 14. The event is being organised by the Ministry of External Affairs, India Foundation and the state government jointly on theMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 19:35 IST
Indore: The Madhya Pradesh government, on Saturday, made it clear that petroleum products would not be brought under the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST). "The total commercial revenue that we get from petroleum products is about 35 per cent of the total tax (commercial) that governmentMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 19:04 IST | Updated 19:05 IST
A special court here has awarded four years rigorous imprisonment to a rural bank official for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 from a farmer in 2011. Special judge Tripti Sharma yesterday sentenced the then manager of Satpuda-Narmada Regional Rural bank, Phoolchand Koshta, to a prisonMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 16:36 IST | Updated 17:08 IST
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor and Chancellor of the Universities O P Kohli has appointed two new vice chancellors for two universities in the state. Professor Pramod Kumar Verma of Vikram University, Ujjain has been appointed as the vice chancellor of Barkatullah University, Bhopal on Friday nightMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 13:12 IST
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Madarsa Board has directed all madarsas in the state to celebrate the Independence Day and send photographs of their I-Day celebration. According to a directive issued by MP Madarsa Board Chairman Prof. Syed Imamuddin, on the occasion of Independence Day, madarsaMore
Published 12-Aug-2017 07:30 IST
Bhopal: Swine flu has claimed its second victim in Madhya Pradesh since July, with the death of a woman at a hospital here, officials said. So far, 22 positive cases of swine flu have been reported in Madhya Pradesh since July 1 this year, Director of Madhya Pradesh Health Services, Dr K L Sahu,More
Published 11-Aug-2017 20:04 IST
Bhopal: A class 8 Sanskrit textbook being taught in the CBSE-affiliated schools in Madhya Pradesh has got the facts wrong about the 1962 Sino-Indian war, as it claims that India had defeated China. A chapter on the country's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, in the textbook titled 'Sukritika',More
Published 11-Aug-2017 19:58 IST

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