Madhya Pradesh hooch tragedy: Two more die, toll jumps to 26

New Delhi: Two more people have died on Tuesday (January 19, 2021) after consuming spurious liquor in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district, taking the death toll to 26.  Satish, 32, from Rancholi village, died during treatment in Gwalior, while, Ugra Singh, 34, resident of Rajasthan, died on the way to Gwalior. Earlier on January 17, the … Read more Madhya Pradesh hooch tragedy: Two more die, toll jumps to 26

MP Man Rapes 13-year-old Dalit Girl, Tries to Bury Her Alive

A 13-year-old Dalit girl has been allegedly raped by a man who then tried to bury her alive in a pit in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening following which the 35-year-old accused was arrested, and the girl, whose condition is serious, has been referred to … Read more MP Man Rapes 13-year-old Dalit Girl, Tries to Bury Her Alive

Bird flu confirmed in 7 states; test results of Delhi, Maharashtra samples awaited

New Delhi: The Centre on Sunday said bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in seven states — Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, and Uttar Pradesh, while test results are still awaited for Delhi and Maharashtra samples. No samples have been confirmed positive in wild birds from Balod district, Chhattisgarh which were tested … Read more Bird flu confirmed in 7 states; test results of Delhi, Maharashtra samples awaited

Madhya Pradesh’s anti-conversion ordinance gets Governor’s nod, becomes law

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel on Saturday gave assent to an ordinance which penalizes religious conversions through fraudulent means including those for the sake of marriage. The Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Ordinance, 2020, provides for ten years in jail in some cases. It has several provisions that are similar to the ordinance issued … Read more Madhya Pradesh’s anti-conversion ordinance gets Governor’s nod, becomes law

Shivraj Cabinet Set to Expand for 3rd Time on Sunday, Comeback on Cards for Two Scindia Loyalists

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh cabinet will be expanded on January 3, an official said on Friday. This is the third expansion of the state cabinet after Chouhan took over as the chief minister for the fourth term in March 2020. The cabinet expansion is expected to take place around 12.30 pm on Sunday, … Read more Shivraj Cabinet Set to Expand for 3rd Time on Sunday, Comeback on Cards for Two Scindia Loyalists

MP Clears ‘Love Jihad’ Law, 5-yr Jail for Forced Conversion, Punishment to Double in Case of SC, ST

The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approved the bill against forceful inter-faith conversions — or the so-called “love jihad” — amid similar step being taken by Uttar Pradesh recently. “Under new Bill, forcing religious conversion on someone will attract one to five years of imprisonment and a minimum Rs 25,000 fine. Forced conversion of a minor, woman … Read more MP Clears ‘Love Jihad’ Law, 5-yr Jail for Forced Conversion, Punishment to Double in Case of SC, ST

Now, Worshipping Minor Girls Must Before Govt Events as ‘Maama’ Shivraj Issues Order

File photo of Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Shivraj government had been instrumental in initiating several flagship schemes, including Ladli Laxmi, in which the state government deposits Rs 1.18 lakh in the name of girl child. News18 Last Updated: December 24, 2020, 23:37 IST FOLLOW US ON: Vivek Trivedi Maintaining a record of implementing … Read more Now, Worshipping Minor Girls Must Before Govt Events as ‘Maama’ Shivraj Issues Order

Congress MLAs to Reach MP Assembly on Tractors to Back Farm Stir on December 28

In order to support agitating farmers and oppose farm bills, Congress party MLAs will reach assembly on tractors as the winter session starts from Dec 18 onwards. The principal opposition party also has announced to gherao assembly on the occasion. Former MPCC chief Arun Yadav has been assigned the responsibility of the entire campaign in … Read more Congress MLAs to Reach MP Assembly on Tractors to Back Farm Stir on December 28

Finance Ministry permits 5 States to borrow extra ₹16,728 crore

The government had in May decided to link grant of additional borrowing permission to States with reforms undertaken by them to facilitate ease of doing business. The Finance Ministry on Sunday said five States, including Tamil Nadu and Telangana, have been permitted to borrow an additional ₹16,728 crore following completion of stipulated reforms for ‘Ease … Read more Finance Ministry permits 5 States to borrow extra ₹16,728 crore

Madhya Pradesh: Cop, wife found murdered; minor daughter among suspects

Indore: A constable posted with the Special Armed Force (SAF) here and his wife were allegedly murdered in the early hours of Thursday with a sharp-edged weapon, a police official said. Although the police are yet to find out the culprits, the victims’ 17-year-old daughter and her male friend are among the suspects in the … Read more Madhya Pradesh: Cop, wife found murdered; minor daughter among suspects