HindustanTimes Thu,31 Jul 2014


Singrauli police arrest two Greenpeace activists

Two members of Greenpeace India, who were working in Singrauli district, were arrested by Singrauli police on Tuesday night for restraining a police team from carrying out a search operation at their camp.

Curfew in Khandwa after FB post targets community

A Facebook user
Curfew has been imposed in Khandwa from Wednesday midnight after incidents of violent protests and stone pelting triggered by a Facebook post refused to stop.

Police suspect racket in bank recruitments, team leaves for Bihar


Police have got a whiff of a major inter-state racket that might be operating recruitments in banks. A special police team left for Bihar on Tuesday in search of a racket member who may be a crucial link to bust the racket.

MP tops chart in violence against marginalised, women and children

child abuse minor rape
Not only women and children, but the socially marginalised people from the scheduled caste and scheduled tribe are prone to violence in Madhya Pradesh. The state has also been recording the highest number of rapes.

Don't watch Salman Khan's Kick on Eid: Bhopal maulavis

Salman Khan in Kick
Syed Mushtaq Nadvi refrains from naming the person, whose film he wants devotees to shun to "break the tradition" of Eid releases. But the message is clear: Kick out Salman’s latest film from your Eid itinerary.

Asaram ashram inmate found dead, family alleges foul play

A follower of Asaram living at his ashram in Chhindwara was found dead. Patiram's body was found with a wound in the leg and his family accused the ashram management of having a role in his death.

Lightning kills 12-year-old, many villages marooned in northwest MP

Harda rain
Heavy rainfall has led to flood-like situation in Burhanpur, Neemuch, Khargone, Harda and Sehore districts as rivers and streams have overflowed and culverts are inundated cutting off the road connectivity to several villages.

Jewellery worth Rs. 9 lakh found in power company official's bank locker

The Special Police Establishment of Lokayukta opened a bank locker of additional general manager of Power Distribution Company, central region and found jewellery worth approximately Rs. 9 lakh.

After scam embarrassment, MPPSC passes test of character

The opposition's vociferous protest over the MP Public Service Commission exam scam in and outside the state assembly seems to have had a positive impact on the functioning of the commission.

PEB scam
Sudhir Sharma admits to links with Pankaj Trivedi

Sudhir Sharma
Mining baron Sudhir Sharma has admitted that he knew former controller of examinations of MP Professional Examination Board Pankaj Trivedi and former OSD to the then technical education minister OP Shukla.

High-tech radio cabs to ply on Bhopal roads from today

Maruti Swift Dzire (Final report)

Urban administration minister Kailash Vijaywargiya will flag off a high-tech radio cab service in Bhopal on Wednesday. At least 100 radio cabs would ply on city roads under the new service.

Parts of Sehore district inundated by heavy rain, boy washed away

Rainfall in Sehore
Though rainfall abated in most parts of Madhya Pradesh, heavy showers inundated Nasrullahganj town and surrounding localities in Sehore district. In Sagar, a 16-year-old boy was washed away.

MP to invoke NSA for sex determination

Action under National Security Act must be ensured in cases of sex determination, said Madhya Pradesh health minister and president of state supervisory committee for PC&PNDT Act Narottam Mishra.

MP BJP leaders face tough task of reading Amit Shah’s mind

Amit Shah
Till July first week, appointment of senior BJP leader Nandkumar Singh Chauhan looked merely a formality as state president but Amit Shah's appointment as the BJP national president kept everybody guessing.

Defamation case: Madhya Pradesh Cong chief spokesperson gets bail

Indian Judiciary
Madhya Pradesh Congress chief spokesperson KK Mishra appeared before district court on Monday and got bail in connection with the defamation case filed against him by the state government.

Seven lakh child labourers in Madhya Pradesh, but govt finds only 108

A ragpicker
Children in Madhya Pradesh continue to toil to eke out a living. The Census 2011 data shows there are 7,00,239 child labourers in the state. However, the state government finds only 108!

Engineering student held for raping, blackmailing techie in Indore

An engineering student has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 23-year-old woman software engineer by making an obscene video clip of her.

Making teachers’ phone numbers public causes nuisance

Troublemakers have found an opportunity to harass teachers after they were ordered to write their cellphone numbers on school walls for transparency and strengthening teacher-parent rapport.
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