• A ragpicker
    Apr 18, 2015 22:27 IST

    MP: Children sold into forced labour

    Playing with the other residents of a children’s shelter home in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone district, Sumit Singh says he doesn’t want to return to his family.

  • labourers amritsar
    Apr 18, 2015 16:45 IST

    Ex-mill labourers in Indore unable to avail subsidised rations

    The Madhya Pradesh government's move to provide subsidised rations to workers of closed mills under the Food Security Act has increased the woes of ex-Hukumchand Mills' workers, who have been struggling for the last 24 years to get their dues worth Rs 229 crore.

  • Sanchi
    Apr 18, 2015 14:55 IST

    Sanchi site expansion on cards

    Renowned world heritage site Sanchi might have a scope of expansion in near future with the Bhopal circle of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) planning to develop the nearby Buddhist sites for their likely inclusion as extension to Sanchi.

  • Rain
    Apr 18, 2015 17:26 IST

    Lukewarm response in second round of RTE admissions in Indore

    The education department has failed to garner a favourable response from parents in the second round of the admissions under the Right to Education Act (RTE), which was held in Indore on Friday.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Apr 18, 2015 16:07 IST

    'MP Govt is promoting principles considered close to Sangh'

    Will Simhastha, slated to be held in April-May next year in Ujjain, provide chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan the opportunity to further cozy up the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)?

  • Electricity
    Apr 17, 2015 23:13 IST

    MP: Brace for heftier power bills this summer

    Power will now be dearer in Madhya Pradesh with tariffs being hiked by up to 10%, merely weeks before the summer days arrive and spur the use of high-power appliances such as air-conditioners and coolers.

  • MP governor Ramnaresh Yadav
    Apr 17, 2015 22:17 IST

    MP high court stays FIR against Governor in PEB scam

    The Madhya Pradesh high court on Friday stayed the execution of an FIR against Governor Ramnaresh Yadav till the final judgement in connection with the multi-layered Professional Examination Board scam.

  • Facebook
    Apr 17, 2015 15:36 IST

    Jabalpur man's 'caste' remark on Facebook stirs row

    While political parties vied to stake claim over the legacy of Dalit icon Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary on Monday, a Jabalpur businessman courted controversy on Thursday by suggesting on Facebook that Brahmins and Dalits opt for a "role-reversal".

  • Jal Satyagraha
    Apr 17, 2015 20:49 IST

    MP govt refuses to buckle under Jal Satyagraha pressure

    The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday said it would not rollback its decision to increase the height of the Omkareshwar dam, despite 27 activists standing waist-deep in the Omkareshwar backwaters to protest against the move.

  • child marriage
    Apr 17, 2015 19:53 IST

    Rajgarh court stays minor marriages, summons parents

    The Rajgarh district court issued on Friday an injunction order on the proposed marriages of five minor girls from Sustani village.

  • real estate prices
    Apr 17, 2015 17:22 IST

    Property prices in Indore's key townships shoot up

    Property prices in townships on the outskirts of Indore have begun skyrocketing due to the increasing pace of development, influx of more and more people into the city and demand for affordable housing.

  • Van Vihar National Park
    Apr 17, 2015 16:38 IST

    Madhya Pradesh to start its first lion safari at Van Vihar in Bhopal

    With neighbouring Gujarat government seems to be dragging its feet on providing lions for translocation to Madhya Pradesh's Kuno Palpur wildlife sanctuary, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided to start a lion safari on its own at Van Vihar National Park of Bhopal, which at present has eight lions.

  • school fee
    Apr 17, 2015 16:55 IST

    Parents in Indore want govt to introduce legislation to regulate school fees

    The Indore Parents' Association on Thursday demanded that the district administration set up a fees advisory committee and the government introduce a legislation to regulate the exorbitant fees charged by city schools.

  • Fire at Mandideep factory
    Apr 16, 2015 13:47 IST

    Woman, family set on fire by husband, in-laws in MP village

    A man along with his family members allegedly set his wife and four others ablaze in Shivpuri district, police said on Thursday. He is said to have been irked by his wife's refusal to stay with him.

  • Digvijaya Singh
    Apr 16, 2015 15:53 IST

    Digvijaya to take up MPPEB scam issue with President

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said in Bhopal on Wednesday that he would approach the President of India on the MPPEB scam as the special investigation team (SIT) had failed to act on the evidence provided by him.