Shanti Dhakad of Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district got married when she was 13. Six years later, her husband died in an accident, forcing the illiterate Dhakad into manual labour to raise her three children.
Madhya Pradesh governor Ram Naresh Yadav’s refusal to quit in spite of a police complaint against him in a multi-crore scam has puzzled legal experts and political experts alike, especially after reports that the home ministry had asked him to go.
After getting approval to establish five government medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh, the directorate of medical education may soon start five private medical colleges too.
Hemendra Singh Puar was formally named as the head of erstwhile princely state of Dhar on Thursday. It was a customary succession as head of the erstwhile ruling family Maharani Mrunalini Devi Raje Puar had died issueless at her maternal home in Vadodara.
MP High Court on Thursday stayed the counting of votes for the first phase of district panchayat polls till January 19. However, it allowed the counting of votes for janpad panchayat and village panchayat polls as per schedule.
Gwalior has immense industrialisation potential but due to poor infrastructure and connectivity, it remains underdeveloped. National general secretary of Assocham DS Rawat said this in Bhopal.
The MP high court deferred the hearing on a petition filed by Congress state chief Arun Yadav for Thursday. Yadav had filed a petition challenging the panchayat election schedule announced by the State Election Commission.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat asked youth in Jabalpur Wednesday to work to alleviate the sufferings of people. He was addressing a function organised for college students on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
Firing incidents were reported at several places on the day of polling for panchyat election in Bhind and Morena districts of the state. However, no causalities have been reported from violence-affected villages.
A local Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subhash Patel entered a polling station at Julwaniya during the first phase of the three-tier panchayat elections and began wandering on the station premises.
Three persons including a nine-year-old child were crushed to death when a truck ran over them in Rajapura in Ratlam on Monday. Over a dozen persons sustained injuries in this mishap.
The police have arrested four people for the murder of three persons at Dhobitola in Seoni district. Chandrabhoj and his companions had allegedly set afire the three persons and their vehicle last week.
Delhi-bound Godwana Express was stopped at Malkhedi railway station in Sagar and the entire train was thoroughly searched after a bag containing bomb-like objects was found in a sleeper coach.
Apart from providing basic amenities in villages recently brought under GMC limit after delimitation, efforts would be made to include Gwalior in Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission and Smart City project of the Union government.
Madhya Pradesh is all set to harvest bumper wheat crop this Rabi season due to favourable weather conditions. The wheat output could go up by 20% as compared to last year, a senior scientist said.