- Jan 31, 2015 20:22 IST
Legal sanction to abort is responsible for female foeticide in India, a top Hindu seer said on Saturday, calling for a ban on medical termination of pregnancies and suggesting that people abstain from having sex if they didn’t want children.
- Jan 31, 2015 23:10 IST
More than 61% voters on Saturday exercised their franchise in elections to 11 civic bodies with people in the state capital recording the lowest turnout, officials said.
- Jan 31, 2015 22:54 IST
One of the major reasons for low voting percentage in Bhopal was youngsters largely staying away from voting unlike the Lok Sabha and the assembly elections.
- Jan 31, 2015 22:46 IST
Unlike the cyberwars between the Congress and the BJP during the Lok Sabha and the assembly elections, this time, during the civic elections, it was WhatsApp that was used in a major way, sans the fireworks.
- Jan 31, 2015 22:18 IST
Madhya Pradesh government has informed the state high court that efforts were on to form the Special Tiger Protection Force (STPF) which might take shape in a month.
- Jan 31, 2015 22:37 IST
A total of six persons have been awarded capital punishment in cases pertaining to crimes against women in Madhya Pradesh in the last two years after the MP government strengthened its prosecution to check the high rate of such violations.
- Jan 31, 2015 16:15 IST
More than four million people will vote on Saturday to choose mayors and corporators in some of Madhya Pradesh’s main urban centres, an election seen as a test of whether the Congress can make a dent in a BJP bastion of 12 years.
- Jan 31, 2015 17:35 IST
The MP high court on Friday granted interim bail to dismissed IAS officer Tinoo Joshi for release from jail for three months to undergo a surgery. The court said: "She will be released on bail on her furnishing a personal bond of Rs 50,000."
- Jan 31, 2015 16:41 IST
A special court in Satna, 486 km from Bhopal, sentenced former officer on special duty OP Shukla who was posted with ex-education minister Laxmikant Sharma to ten years’ imprisonment on Friday.
- Jan 30, 2015 15:27 IST
Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati criticised Narendra Modi for serving tea to US president Barack Obama, saying the Prime Minister had insulted the country in doing so.
- Jan 31, 2015 17:38 IST
The MP government has decided to lodge an FIR against former chairman of MP Waqf Board Gufran-e-Azam accusing him of a fraud. The government decision comes following a state assembly panel's recommendation to this effect.
- Jan 31, 2015 18:12 IST
A fresh round of survey to determine the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh is likely to start from February. The district level survey — the second of its kind — would be conducted by the Hyderabad-based National Institute of Nutrition, an Indian Council of Medical Research unit.
- Jan 31, 2015 18:12 IST
Around 5,360 new leprosy patients have been detected in MP in the last one year, while 6,082 patients are undergoing treatment, said health officials. The prevaling rate in the state has come below 1 in 10,000, and now it stands at 0.79 for 10,000 people.
- Jan 30, 2015 15:39 IST
A day after motorcycle-borne robbers had targeted an elderly businessman and escaped with his bag that contained Rs 4.35 lakh cash, the police claimed to have cracked the case with the arrest of three of the looters involved the incident.
- Jan 30, 2015 15:19 IST
MP's efforts at women's empowerment, it seems, are only in name. Most of the women contesting the Bhopal civic body polls are piggy-backing on their husbands to cross the electoral hurdle, their names tagged to their more famous politician spouses.