The union budget gives Madhya Pradesh hopes of growth but leaves common man red-faced with service tax hike and no income tax exemption slaps, say economic experts.
The Narendra Modi government’s first full budget on Saturday drew mixed reactions from industry captains in Madhya Pradesh with many saying that it failed to initiate the expected big-bang reforms.
Madhya Pradesh governor Ramnaresh Yadav on Saturday put off his return to Bhopal from the national capital amid continuing speculation over his next move in the wake of an FIR registered against him in the Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam.
All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Digvijaya Singh was booked on Saturday for alleged irregularities in appointments of 17 persons between 1999 and 2003.
A woman principal attempted suicide by consuming poisonous substance in Panna, 413 km east of Bhopal, on Saturday. She has accused district collector RK Mishra of sexually exploiting her.
A widow and her three sons are facing social boycott for two weeks allegedly for not supporting some powerful persons in the village during the panchayat elections held in February, a police complaint said.
Madhya Pradesh lost an estimated Rs 1,428 crore in 2013-14 due to leakages in the public distribution system, the Economic Survey of India for 2014-2015 has revealed.
The Congress on Friday accused chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of facilitating the "escape" of beleaguered governor Ramnaresh Yadav, who flew out of Madhya Pradesh on Thursday after being booked in the multi-layered examination and recruitment scam.
Incidents of stray dogs attacking people and pets in Bhopal are on the rise but the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is helpless, as the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act and the Animals Birth Control Act come in its way.
The state bureau of investigations for economic offences, commonly known as the economic offences wing (EOW), presented its second challan in a 10-year old case against five public servants in Madhya Pradesh who have been accused of being involved in an Rs 8 crore scam at the Krishi Upaj Mandi.
There are more than 37,000 homeless families in Madhya Pradesh of which over 19,000 reside in rural areas, according to the directorate of census operations.
A 23-year-old woman refused to marry a man right during the garland ceremony as he was dead drunk, the police said on Friday.
Two persons were arrested at the railway station for possessing fake currency worth R2.70 lakh, the crime branch claimed on Friday.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh released on Thursday a set of mobile phone numbers and text messages as "evidence" of the alleged involvement of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's family in the examination and recruitment scam.
The Madhya Pradesh assembly passed the budget without any debate on Thursday as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party created an unprecedented din in the House over "unparliamentary conduct" of the Opposition Congress, which was not allowing the chief minister to speak until he gave a statement on the Professional Examination Board (PEB) scam.