HindustanTimes Sun,26 Oct 2014


MP: Mystery shrouds woman’s death; cops find pins stuck in feet

In a case of alleged dowry death, the police recently recovered the body of a woman when her in-laws were taking it to conduct the last rites.Three to four paper pins were also found stuck in the woman’s feet.

29 arrested for arson after tiger kills man in Madhya Pradesh

Siberian Tiger
A total of 29 people were arrested for arson and damaging the property of forest department in Khitoli village on Saturday. The villagers got agitated when a tiger killed a man at the village on Friday.

MP turning into India's new illegal arms hub

In yet another haul, the Madhya Pradesh police busted two illegal arms factories and arrested two persons with a huge cache of firearms from Khargone, about 310 km from Bhopal.

Madhya Pradesh villagers attack police over man’s death

Angry residents of a Madhya Pradesh village gheraoed a police post and attacked the cops with stones on Saturday, suspecting their hand in the death of a village youth.

'SIMI man' tries to extort Rs. 15 lakh from ex-landlord in Bhopal

Dron Sinha
A man in Bhopal received an SMS that a letter had been sent to him and it was lying in an empty cigarette pack in his car outside his house. When he went out, he found a letter that bore the name of  'Abdul Bashir Ahmad, SIMI'.

33 hurt in group clashes in MP; additional force deployed

As many as 33 people were injured following stone pelting between two communities at Palsud town in Barwani on Friday afternoon. Additional forces were deployed soon after the incident to control the situation.

MBA student jumps in to save cop in Bhopal, stabbed

Intervening in a fight between two goons and a policeman cost an MBA student dear, as the goons stabbed him trice and escaped. The policeman also fled from the spot after he saw the altercation turning violent.

Bhopal gas tragedy
Delay in pension irks widows, protest with empty diyas

Bhopal gas tragedy
Widows of the gas tragedy victims protested with empty diyas (earthen lamps) on the occasion of Diwali. They were demanding payment of the pension not received for the past six months.

Sharp spike in Bhopal air pollution on Diwali

Minimum temperature rose sharply and air pollution levels touched alarming levels on Diwali leaving many at the risk of respiratory problems in the state capital.
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Madhya Pradesh consumes 36 lakh units more power this Diwali

Electricity poll
MP Power Management Company supplied 36 lakh units more power in comparison to 2013 on Diwali to meet the higher demand for electricity this year. MP received 2,306 MW power from its own thermal power generation units and 445 MW from its hydel units.

Nawab on hunt to get Shivpuri town rid of 'infected' feral pigs

Nawab Shafath Ali Khan
Nawab Shafath Ali Khan, a Hyderabad-based marksman, has shot dead almost 5,000 feral pigs on orders of the municipal authorities. Khan has signed a contract with the municipality to shoot pigs for which he gets Rs. 240 per animal.

Bhopal: Little star of Congress, Chhotey Salim is ready for big strides

Pradesh Congress Committee
Chhotey Salim's real name is Salim Ahmad but everyone knows him by the name, 'Chhotey Salim', because he is just over 3 feet tall. He says he has studied till Class 10 in an English medium school and that he is also a Hafiz.
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77 injured in Hingot war, four admitted to hospital in Indore

77 people suffered injuries during the traditional 'Hingot' war at Gautampura town of Indore district on Friday, police said. Four among the injured including two with serious eye injuries were admitted to MY Hospital.

Government apathy hits regional theatre in Madhya Pradesh

drama, theatre
Madhya Pradesh’s regional theatre didn’t get the status it deserved despite having Bharat Bhawan and MP School of Drama — established to promote and conserve regional and folk theatre and arts.

Shivpuri's economy thrives on pig biz, but not all are happy

Hard economics or a 'pig economy' that thrives in Shivpuri seems to be the reason for this town with a population of 1.80 lakh to have an exceptionally large number of pigs living within it. As per municipal authorities, there are an estimated 20,000 feral pigs in the town.
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