Bhopal

  • weather
    Apr 19, 2015 20:59 IST

    Mercury breaks 4-year-old record in Indore, Bhopal

    the mercury crossing 41-degree Celsius mark in Indore on Sunday, the maximum temperature broke a four years old record.

  • Balaghat RTO
    Apr 19, 2015 20:25 IST

    Documents on second-hand vehicles seized from Balaghat RTO

    A day after the arrest of Balaghat regional transport officer (RTO) Ram Das Dakshya in a forgery case, police searched his office on Sunday and seized the documents related to more than 15,000 second-hand vehicles.

  • power tariff hike
    Apr 19, 2015 15:13 IST

    Power tariff hike in MP: Industrialists frown

    The industry bodies in Madhya Pradesh are disappointed with the new power tariff order for not giving any relief to the sector.

  • Apr 18, 2015 22:27 IST

    Rescued Khargone boys wary of going back to their kin

    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.

  • 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.

  • Machhli Ghar
    Apr 18, 2015 15:35 IST

    Visitors nostalgic after shifting of Bhopal Machhli Ghar fish

    After the closure of Machhli Ghar, a famous landmark of Bhopal, on March 31, fish from a unique fish-shaped aquarium have been finally shifted, much to the disappointment of local people.

  • 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)?

  • Apr 18, 2015 19:28 IST

    MP: Step-daughter raped, forced to have abortion

    A case was registered against a man on the charge of raping his step-daughter for about a year and forcing her to undergo abortion when she got pregnant, Kotwali police said on Friday.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • child marriage
    Apr 16, 2015 21:00 IST

    Widowed before they’re old enough to marry, life is a battle for these girls

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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".