• MP Assembly
    Feb 26, 2015 21:29 IST

    MP: Assembly passes state budget without debate

    The Madhya Pradesh assembly passed the budget without any debate on Thursday as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party created an unprecedented din in the House over "unparliamentary conduct" of the Opposition Congress, which was not allowing the chief minister to speak until he gave a statement on the Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam.

  • Chennai-Rameswaram Express
    Feb 27, 2015 00:02 IST

    Railway budget generates mixed response in MP

    The railway budget presented on Thursday generated mixed response from the people in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Madhya Pradesh
    Feb 26, 2015 23:26 IST

    MP: Rail budget extremely disappointing, says Congress

    The Congress on Wednesday termed the Union railway budget as extremely disappointing and said it shows that the railway minister gave no attention towards providing amenities to the common passenger. The party said despite the fact that BJP has 27 members of parliament (MPs) from Madhya Pradesh, it was sad to see how the state was ignored in the budget.

  • Indore railway station
    Feb 26, 2015 23:24 IST

    Bhopal: People happy as no fare hike in railway budget

    People in Bhopal were happy over the announcements made in the railway budget, especially passenger friendly initiatives and no hike in the passenger fare. But at the same time they pointed out that it didn't talk about the specifics and didn't mention about the new trains to be started.

  • Holi cartoon Jhabua
    Feb 26, 2015 17:23 IST

    When in Jhabua during Holi, don't mind your language

    At a time when Mumbai-based edgy comedy collective AIB’s recent show is drawing flaks for being abusive and derogatory from many, few miles east in the Jhabua-Alirajpur tribal belt of neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, hurling abuses at each other has been a centuries-old custom during this time of the year.

  • MP governor Ramnaresh Yadav
    Feb 25, 2015 20:00 IST

    Suspense continues to prevail over MP governor’s resignation

    Suspense prevailed throughout Wednesday over the resignation of governor Ramnaresh Yadav following reports that the Centre had asked him to put in his papers after he was accused of being involved in the professional examination board (PEB) scam.

  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    Feb 25, 2015 23:10 IST

    MP: All is well, says CM in populist budget

    Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan delivered a "populist" budget on Wednesday, ostensibly aimed at keeping his image as a people’s leader intact in the face of the opposition’s attempt to corner him in the PEB scam.

  • Sitasaran Sharma and Jayant Malaiya
    Feb 25, 2015 23:36 IST

    Budget a mix of good politics, economics: MP finance minister

    Madhya Pradesh’s budget 2015-16 is "a mix of good politics and good economics", finance minister Jayant Malaiya said on Wednesday.

  • Indian Rupee
    Feb 25, 2015 21:38 IST

    'Make in MP' theme for revenue surplus state budget

    MP finance minister Jayant Malaiya presented a revenue surplus budget of Rs 5588 crore in the assembly on Wednesday. The total expenditure in the state budget stands at Rs 1,31,199.1 crore which is about 12% more than the previous budget of Rs 1,17,041 crore.

  • PEB scam
    Feb 26, 2015 16:35 IST

    Congress to augment pressure on MP Govt over PEB scam

    Congress supporters were seen celebrating outside the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) office on Wednesday when the unconfirmed news of Ramnaresh Yadav's resignation was received.

  • Swine flu
    Feb 26, 2015 16:09 IST

    One more dies of swine flu, toll touches 43 in Bhopal

    With one more death due to H1N1 virus reported in the state capital on Wednesday, the total number of deaths due to the deadly virus has touched 43 in Bhopal and 117 in Madhya Pradesh.

  • Congress demo
    Feb 25, 2015 11:52 IST

    MP recruitment scam: Named in FIR, governor Yadav likely to quit

    Governor Ramnaresh Yadav is expected to resign by Wednesday evening after being booked in the multi-layered examination and recruitment scam, which would make him the biggest casualty of the most high-profile scandal to hit Madhya Pradesh.

  • A queue
    Feb 25, 2015 16:07 IST

    16 lakh educated unemployed in Madhya Pradesh: Economic survey

    Even as the chief minister has been making tall claims about creating job avenues for the youth, there are over 16 lakh educated unemployed in Madhya Pradesh, according to the latest figures presented in the state economic survey report 2014-15 that was tabled in the state assembly.

  • Indian Judiciary
    Feb 25, 2015 14:14 IST

    MPPSC-2012: Court slaps notices on govt, commission

    As the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) was preparing itself to invite aspirants for interviews, the Indore bench of MP high court on Tuesday issued notices to the state government and the commission to file reply on PSC-2012 paper leak case.

  • MP assembly
    Feb 24, 2015 17:24 IST

    PEB scam rocks Madhya Pradesh assembly

    The MP assembly was adjourned for 15 minutes after Congress MLAs trooped into the well of the House. They demanded the CM's statement on the allegations related to the deletion of entries bearing the word 'CM' in the excel sheet confiscated by the STF.