Vandana Bahadur Maida, the Jhabua woman who figures on the page dedicated to the month of May of the UN women calendar of 2013, is now dreaming big. She wants to contest legislative assembly polls in the next few years. Ritesh Mishra reports.
Dangi, a resident of Badbeli village in Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, is only one among several cases of child marriage. Villagers admit that in the next one month, at least six girls and two boys - six of them between 14 and 16 - would enter married life. Sravani Sarkar
Three BJP workers sustained injuries, one of them seriously wounded, after two groups of BJP workers clashed when BJP national president Rajnath Singh visited to Khajuraho on Saturday afternoon, HT reports.
Three persons were reportedly killed and 25 were injured when the first-storey floor of the female surgical ward of Kasturba Hospital in BHEL township collapsed today. HT reports.
Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh and Madhya Pradesh industries minister Kailash Vijaywargiya are locked in a war of words over Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's political success.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's recent Madhya Pradesh visit provided the much-needed impetus to Congressmen in the state but containing groupism and declaring party tickets by July will be a daunting task for the faction-ridden outfit, party sources said.
A gritty girl, Ratnarashi Pandey, from remote Annupur in Madhya Pradesh has now driven the state government to reverse an archaic rule that bars people married below the legal age of 18 from appearing for state administrative services examinations, Ranjan reports.
Expressing concern over the growing incidents of rapes in the country, BJP vice-president Uma Bharti said today the issue should be tackled urgently by keeping aside political and regional considerations.
Continuing his dialogue with the party rank and file in Madhya Pradesh, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today told them that five factional leaders of the party cannot decide the fate of 7.5 crore people of the state.
In yet another incident of sexual assault on children in Madhya Pradesh, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by two persons at Akhetpur village, in MP, police said today.
Known for his controversial statements, Madhya Pradesh industries minister Kailash Vijayvargiya targetted Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi saying that nobody in Madhya Pradesh would watch the "movie" which was a flop in Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Bihar.
The condition of five-year-old rape victim from Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh further deteriorated today and she is sinking, doctors attending her at a private hospital here, said.
After evading arrest for six days, the man accused of raping a five-year-old girl of Madhya Pradesh was arrested from Hussainabad area of Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Tuesday night.
Disconnect between party and people, factionalism and the level of preparedness for the assembly elections later this year - dominated the deliberations of state leaders with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on the first day of his two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh.
The main accused Firoz Khan, who brutally raped a five-year-old girl in Seoni district's Ghansaur a few days ago, will be produced before Lakhnadaun court in Seoni today.