MP: Two government officials held in MP for taking bribes

Bhopal: Two government officials in Madhya Pradesh have been arrested in two separate incidents — one by the CBI and the other by the Lokayukta police — for taking bribes, officials said on Thursday. Jyoti Prakash Banerjee, office superintendent of the state-run South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) in Sohagpur in Shahdol district, was caught red-handed […]

MP: Four dead in MP police vehicle-truck collision

Bhopal: At least four people were killed on Thursday when a police officer’s vehicle and a truck collided in Madhya Pradesh’s Shahdol district. A police constable and his relatives were among the dead. Local police station in-charge Mangal Singh told IANS: “The District Superintendent of Police (Tribal Welfare) Anil Shukla’s car was being driven by […]

MP: Modi to inaugurate World Hindi Summit on Thursday

Bhopal: The 10th World Hindi Summit, that begins on Thursday in the Madhya Pradesh capital, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The “Vishwa Hindi Sammelan” that will conclude on September 12 will also be attended by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The Lal Parade Ground has been named Makhanlal Chaturvedi Nagar after the noted […]

MP: Chouhan reviews preparations for World Hindi Summit

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday reviewed preparations for the 10th World Hindi Summit to be held here from September 10 to 12, saying it would be a milestone in popularising the Hindi language. Being jointly organised by the Minister of External Affairs and the Madhya Pradesh government, the three-day event […]

MP: Sardar Sarovar dam scam bigger than Vyapam: Patkar

Bhopal: Objecting to the raising of Sardar Sarovar dam’s height from 112 metres to 139 metres, Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday described it as a scam bigger than the Vyapam admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh. Patkar said the Gujarat government had issued Rs.2,300 crore for rehabilitating the Sardar Sarovar dam […]

MP : College girl raped by classmate in Indore

Indore: A college girl has alleged that her friend, a classmate, raped her. Ravi Verma (20), the accused, was remanded in police custody by the Magistrate’s court on Friday. Khajrana police station in-charge Dilraj Singh Baghel said that the girl was friendly with Verma for the last one and half years. According to her, Verma […]