Lalu Prasad's conviction in the fodder scam has only precipitated an existential crisis for his RJD. Even before the sentence was announced, state RJD president Sanjay Babulal Silawat embraced BJP leaders and announced the merger of the state unit with the party.
While BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's 'toilets first, temples later' remark has evoked mixed reactions, a lot of people feel it is a genuine issue and needs to be strongly addressed.
No sooner did the information about the temple tragedy in Ratangarh spread, the ruling BJP took a defensive stand. The Opposition Congress, however, squarely blamed the ineptitude of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government for the tragedy. Ashutosh Shukla reports.
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh has blamed the police for the stampede near Ratangarh Temple in Madhya Pradesh's Datia district.
Madhya Pradesh government today recommended the State Election Commission to suspend Datia's Collector, Superintendent of Police, Sub Divisional Magistrate, Sub Divisional Officer of Police and entire staff of Sevdha police station, over stampede near Ratangarh temple.
Many people who survived the stampede on a bridge to a temple in a Madhya Pradesh town on Sunday accused the police of throwing bodies into the river beneath, while the police denied such allegations as “absurd”.
Twenty one police and government officials have been suspended over a stampede at a temple in Madhya Pradesh that killed 115 people, as recriminations fly over the latest religious festival disaster.
In a horrifying incident, a tribal man and a woman were brutally thrashed, their face blackened and paraded semi-naked in three villages in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, allegedly on the panchayat’s order.
Many of the Ratangarh stampede victims got a rude shock on Wednesday morning when they were issued discharge slips by the Datia district hospital. Umesh Singh/Shruti Tomar report.
The Bhopal Municipal Corporation had to abandon toilet construction near the statue of Tulsidas, who wrote the Ramcharitmanas, in Tulsi Park following strong opposition from the people. Neeraj Santoshi reports.
Delhi bound Shatabdi Express did leave Bhopal railway station at its scheduled time (2.45pm) on Thursday but a hiccup left its passengers fuming and fussing for almost half an hour.
CHIEF MINISTER Babulal Gaur has said that the Rs. 100 crore would be spent every year on the development of Bhopal city. He said that the State Government would provide all facilities to business events like Bhopal Utsav Mela. He was inaugurating the 14th Bhopal Utsav Mela here today. Gaur informed that a sum of Rs. 5 crore would be spent in three months with the cooperation of traders on development of roads in Maharana Pratap Nagar commercial area.
AN ABNORMALLY warm night and a cloudy and gray day, that is how the New Year meteorologically commenced in the City. The City recorded one of the highest minimum temperatures experienced in several years on night of New Year at 18 degrees (Celsius), a good eight degrees above the normal of season.
There are some 75 white tigers in India, but all of them are in zoos.
JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav said a "comprehensive strategy" is being worked out to ensure Govt formation before the term of Prez Rule expires.