All possible deterrents — the Supreme Court ruling, Rahul Gandhi’s criticism of the ordinance and the UPA govt’s subsequent U-turn, and Lalu Prasad's conviction in a fodder scam — have failed to make an impact.
For the past three weeks, ‘7000 MLAs’ of Harda assembly constituency, have been on a campaign overdrive to ensure the BJP wins the seat for the fifth time in a row.
Will the mighty Lalu’s sentencing — coming a day after the cabinet reversed its decision to overturn a Supreme Court judgment that said legislators would immediately lose seats on conviction — cleanse Indian politics? HT reports.
For the 10th year in a row, Madhya Pradesh has emerged the worst place in the country to be born in, registering an infant mortality rate (IMR) of 56 per 1,000 live births, according to the Sample Registration System.
Top government jobs in Madhya Pradesh have many takers among the youth because these look “nice” and promise security; the catch is that they have little idea about what the jobs actually entail. Sravani Sarkar reports.
Ditches, left behind by incomplete water and toilet projects and filled up with water following incessant rains, have turned into veritable death traps for children in Majhgawan block of Satna district in Madhya Pradesh.
Considerable difference in the district-level child sex ratio (CSR) figures from provisional to the final data of Census 2011 is raising questions, particularly among the NGOs working on the issue.
A guest teacher at Government Thakur Ranmat Singh College in Rewa district was beaten up by two senior students on Monday morning, after he prevented them from ragging first year students.
The suggestion for constitution of such a council is part of the framework for prevention and reduction of violence against women prepared by the commission.
the MP State Women’s Commission has decided to come out with advertisements in print and electronic media, highlighting the laws related to prevention of violence against women and with the basic theme ‘know your legal limits’.
Rainfall in Bhopal has broken record of at least 22 years as from June 1 to July end, the capital has received 934.5mm of rainfall - double than that expected until this time of season.
Activists working among deprived sections in Madhya Pradesh have slammed the new criteria and statistics related to below poverty line (BPL) sections, saying that the claims of drastic reduction in poverty levels are a conspiracy to eliminate the poor and not poverty.
The daring escape of 11 minors from a juvenile home in Jehangirabad was very much in the offing.
The MP government has once again made its opposition to the Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India ( BRAI) bill very clear, with the state agriculture minister telling the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science, Technology and Forests that the ‘bill in its current form was totally unacceptable’.
Confusion has erupted over the actual figure of missing people from MP in the Uttarakhand disaster last month. Going by the figures released by the Uttarakhand government, the number could be as high as 1,035. Sravani Sarkar reports.
Considered as the original inspiration for iconic Taj Mahal and the first complete marble structure to be ever built, the over five centuries old Hoshang Shah’s tomb in Mandu (Dhar district) would be getting an important facelift shortly.
While on papers the SJPU set-ups are all in place, they found during course of study that few were actually functioning.
Though the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), which is being raised in state on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) might take another year to get fully operational, the state is fully-prepared to handle any flood situation arising during the current monsoon season, chief secretary R Parasuram has said.
Rescue of the stranded pilgrims and flow of information about the missing ones is being delayed because of lack of coordination in the local rescue and relief operations in Uttarakhand, public relations minister Laxmikant Sharma has said.
Madhya Pradesh reported the highest number of foeticides and infanticides across all states in the country, show statistics from the National Crime Records Bureau for 2012.