Families of two men linked to a Madhya Pradesh examination scam who died under suspicious circumstances last week demanded a CBI probe on Wednesday, alleging they were murdered at the behest of government officials to cover up the high-profile scandal.
At least 23 people including three women were killed and more than a dozen were injured when the bus they were travelling in, from Indore to Khandwa, was involved in a head-on collision with a truck on Indore - Khandwa state highway.
Even as the Madhya Pradesh government is trying to defend the deaths of persons linked to PEB scam by categorising them as having occurred 'before and after' the scam probe began in July 2013, evidences suggest that the scam was going on for years before that but surprisingly remain out of investigation purview.
A couple on Wednesday slapped a legal notice on a civic body and a private hospital in Madhya Pradesh, asking them to pay Rs 3 lakh which they allegedly had to spend on treatment of a dog bite.
A section of LPG consumers in Indore district are “too busy” to complete formalities for linking their bank accounts under the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme.
The 100-year old Bijalpur lake constructed by Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar was once a source of fresh water for nearby villages and irrigation of fields, but it now lies in utter neglect and has become a breeding ground for criminal activities.
Income tax sleuths launched searches on the residential and business premises of two prominent Bhopal-based business groups including a BJP politician early on Wednesday morning.
With the onset of monsoon, the number of diarrhoea cases has shot up in Indore.
Belying apprehensions, the rainy season is off to a good start in Madhya Pradesh with the state receiving 20% excess rainfall during the very first month of monsoon.
The Madhya Pradesh government plans to develop a smart city on 300-acre non-processing area of Indore special economic zone.
Justice Chandresh Bhushan, who heads the special investigation team overseeing the probe into the multi-crore MPPEB scam, said on Tuesday that he has asked the Special Task Force to look into the police’s inquiries into cases of ‘unnatural’ deaths of those accused in the irregularities.
The sarpanch-pati (husband) of Kalakund village, Jairam Kohli, has alleged that the construction of a culvert connecting Choral and Kalakund was of such poor quality that a major section of it was washed away by rain a few days ago. The stretch of road on either side of the culvert also was washed away.
Remember Shyam Benegal’s political satire ‘Well Done Abba’? A similar story of corruption in government schemes has played out at Bahirawad village in Madhya Pradesh’s Dewas district.
Farmers in parts of Malwa belt of Madhya Pradesh will have the facility of smart prepaid meters for irrigation in about three-year time.
Registration of properties in Madhya Pradesh is slotted to go online from July 1. The documentation of property will be done through an e-registration software named "Sampada."