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Bhopal: Cong attacks CM’s brother over 'dubious’ land deals

Shivraj Singh Chouhan
The Congress on Tuesday accused Narendra Singh Chouhan, the brother of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan of misusing latter's position to amass huge property in connivance with land mafia.

Attack on Ujjain University VC a 'Talibani act', says Congress

BJP, VHP and Bajrang Dal activists
Congress on Tuesday condemned the attack on Vikram University vice-chancellor (VC) Jawaharlal Kaul by a group of saffron activists and said their behaviour was similar to Taliban's actions.

Hindu activists thrash MP university VC over appeal to help J-K students

Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajarang Dal vandalise statues at Vikram University in Ujjain on Monday. (HT Photo)
Vikram University vice chancellor Prof Jawaharlal Kaul was admitted to Sanjeevani Hospital after members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajarang Dal manhandled him at his office in Ujjain on Monday. The mob also vandalised his office.

Govt all set to make Bhopal a garbage-free city

The urban administration department (UAD) and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) are gearing up to make Bhopal free of waste by removing garbage bins from all over the city.

Bhopal: Three held for fraud in jail guard recruitment exam scam

The Special Task Force (STF), which is investigating the multi-layered MPPEB fraud and the MPPSC recruitment scam, has now started its probe into the jail guard recruitment test 2012.

Ujjain university staff strike after attack on VC

Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajarang Dal vandalise statues at Vikram University in Ujjain on Monday. (HT Photo)
The staff of Ujjain's Vikram University went on strike on Tuesday after activists of the VHP and Bajrang Dal attacked the vice-chancellor inside his office on Monday over his appeal for help to the people of flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

Bhopal: Youth, sister thrashed for objecting to ‘obscene comment’


A girl and her brother were beaten up after he objected to an 'obscene' comment by a group of students at the RKDF University. The victims and accused study at the same institution.

Youth stabbed to death in Bhopal, accused absconding

A youth was stabbed to death by three armed assailants in Shiv Shakti Nagar near Chhola. He was killed after an argument over collection of money for Durga Utsav in the locality.

Caught in Kashmir floods, Bhopal boy survives on uncooked food

flash flood
A Bhopal boy and his classmates had to survive on uncooked food including rice and pulses for three days in Jammu and Kashmir before they could be rescued and sent back to the towns they hail from.
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Sai Baba devotees protest plan to remove idol from temple in MP

Sai Baba in Shirdi
Devotees of Sai Baba took out a rally in Betul to protest the proposed removal of Sai idol from Balajipuram temple in the town. The protesters also met the district collector who assured to look into this issue.

Mother kills baby girl to take care of ailing son in Madhya Pradesh

Child abuse. HT photo
A mother of two allegedly killed her six-month-old daughter so that she could take care of her three-and-half-year-old son. She has accepted that she killed the child and dumped the body, said police.

Two forced to dip hands in boiling oil on panchayat diktat in Damoh

A protestor
Days after four kids being forced to dip their hands in boiling oil to prove their innocence in Sagar, a similar incident has occured in Damoh where two persons were asked to dip their hands in boiling oil.
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Police action averts communal tension in Dhar

Tension prevailed between two communities in Dhar, 60-kilometre west of Indore, after a youth allegedly teased a teenaged girl. However, due to prompt action the situation was brought under control.

Govt report expresses concern over groundwater exploitation in MP

Ground water problem
Indiscriminate exploitation of ground water in Madhya Pradesh is threatening supply to the state’s rural areas and is even leading to salinity in inland aquifers, a government report has said.

Big-ticket investment plans fail to take off in Madhya Pradesh

Many big-ticket investment projects that were signed during the Global Investors Summit in 2012 in Madhya Pradesh have failed to materialise even as the next investors' summit is on cards.
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