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2 former underworld gang members arrested for drug supply link in Madhya Pradesh

By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 12:13 AM IST
  • The two accused were identified as Ayub Qureshi, who was convicted in a case of Mumbai Bomb Blast 1993, and Waseem Khan, who was a member of the Abu Salem gang.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.(PTI)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.(PTI)

'Aapka Jai Shri Ram ho jayega', MP protem speaker warns Mamata Banerjee

ANI, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 07:16 PM IST
Yesterday, Banerjee did not deliver her speech at an event at Victoria Memorial to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose "in protest" to 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans raised when she was invited to speak.
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The notice filed by Congress leader Kamal Nath has been signed by five Congress MLAs(ANI)
The notice filed by Congress leader Kamal Nath has been signed by five Congress MLAs(ANI)

Kamal Nath files breach of privilege notice against 3 officers of health dept

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 09:20 AM IST
  • A controversy has broken out in Madhya Pradesh over veracity of some government staff testing Covid-19 positive before the winter assembly session last year, leading to its cancellation.
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Attacking the BJP-led state government Kamal Nath said, “Police used force against the farmers and Congressmen during the peaceful protest. This barbarism act of BJP-led state government is unacceptable.”(Raj K Raj/HT file photo. Representative image)
Attacking the BJP-led state government Kamal Nath said, “Police used force against the farmers and Congressmen during the peaceful protest. This barbarism act of BJP-led state government is unacceptable.”(Raj K Raj/HT file photo. Representative image)

Farm laws: Cong leaders among 1,000 booked in Madhya Pradesh

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 05:31 AM IST
Former CM Digvijaya Singh was among the 110 arrested Congress leaders, said Upendra Jain, ADG Bhopal.
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The former Union minister said it is after a gap of more than 30 years that farmers have gathered near Delhi to push for their demands.(PTI File Photo)
The former Union minister said it is after a gap of more than 30 years that farmers have gathered near Delhi to push for their demands.(PTI File Photo)

Don't let "ego" come in way of breaking farm laws impasse: Uma Bharti

PTI, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:22 PM IST
The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said farmers came together under the leadership of farm leaders Mahendra Singh Tikait and Sharad Joshi around 30 years ago.
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Representational image. (AP)
Representational image. (AP)

MP order seeking proposal for opening new liquor shops sparks controversy

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:53 PM IST
Former chief minister and Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader Uma Bharti opposed the proposal and demanded a ban on the sale of liquor in all BJP-ruled states
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The girl’s family, however, has accused the shelter officials of harassing the girls at the home. “The shelter superintendent was harassing all the girls and a few days ago she physically assaulted them too. Depressed with life in the shelter, my sister ended her life,” the girl’s cousin said.(Representative image)
The girl’s family, however, has accused the shelter officials of harassing the girls at the home. “The shelter superintendent was harassing all the girls and a few days ago she physically assaulted them too. Depressed with life in the shelter, my sister ended her life,” the girl’s cousin said.(Representative image)

17-yr-old rape victim dies by suicide

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:26 AM IST
“On Monday afternoon, the girl consumed sleeping pills to end her life. She was rushed to Hamidia hospital where she died on Wednesday while undergoing treatment. After post mortem, the body was handed over to the family,” said Sai Krishna Thota, SP, Bhopal (south).
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Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Brother, uncle get double death sentence for raping, beheading 12-year-old girl in MP

By Anupam Pateriya
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:19 AM IST
The girl’s body was found in an agricultural field a day after she went missing on March 13, 2019. It later emerged that her brother had abducted and taken her to their uncle’s house
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The January 11 incident, in which some residents of Manpur and Pahawali villages consumed "white coloured liquor", has claimed 24 lives, nine of whom died immediately and the rest in hospitals later.(Subhendu Ghosh /Hindustan Times)
The January 11 incident, in which some residents of Manpur and Pahawali villages consumed "white coloured liquor", has claimed 24 lives, nine of whom died immediately and the rest in hospitals later.(Subhendu Ghosh /Hindustan Times)

Morena hooch tragedy: Main accused Mukesh Kirar held from Chennai

PTI, Bhopal/morena
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:58 PM IST
The home of main accused Mukesh Kirar in Chhera village was also demolished as part of the action following the tragedy.
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Image for representation. (REUTERS/Representative image)

'Crime which I never committed': Ex-army man acquitted after 14 years in jail

By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal/gwalior
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:29 PM IST
  • Balveer Singh Yadav, 45, a resident of Bharrad village of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district had been arrested in 2006 in connection to a murder case.
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They were arrested under section 376 (d) (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offence.(AP FILE)
They were arrested under section 376 (d) (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offence.(AP FILE)

Minor gang-raped by nine people in MP

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:50 AM IST
Umaria superintendent of police (SP) Vikas Shahwal said the girl was in trauma and being counselled.
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Image for representation. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man dies after friend inserts air compressor into rectum to relieve constipation

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:09 AM IST
  • The victim died on Saturday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
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Swab samples of 10 students from Government Girls Excellence School in Shahpur, about 36 km from the district headquarters, were collected for testing on January 13, school principal Virendra Namdeo said.(Ravindra Joshi/HT FILE PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)
Swab samples of 10 students from Government Girls Excellence School in Shahpur, about 36 km from the district headquarters, were collected for testing on January 13, school principal Virendra Namdeo said.(Ravindra Joshi/HT FILE PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)

10 students test positive for Covid-19 at a girls' school in MP's Betul

PTI, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:31 PM IST
The local administration has decided to shut the school for a week, after the infections were detected among Class 12 students.
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Yadav assured his family that since PM Narendra Modi has guaranteed the safety of Covid-19 vaccine, there was nothing to worry.(HT Photo)
Yadav assured his family that since PM Narendra Modi has guaranteed the safety of Covid-19 vaccine, there was nothing to worry.(HT Photo)

A security guard and a sanitation worker first to get Covid-19 vaccine in MP

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:58 PM IST
  • Yadav has shown through for his commitment while managing the crowd of patients and visitors at the hospital without taking a single leave since March 2020, said a hospital official
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The retired air force officer's body was found charred inside his burnt out car. (ANI file photo/Representational use)
The retired air force officer's body was found charred inside his burnt out car. (ANI file photo/Representational use)

Retd Air Force officer was drugged in MP before set on fire, 6 arrested

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:56 AM IST
  • The accused confessed to their crime and said they killed Sahu over a dispute over 5 crore that the deceased was demanding from Naresh Gurjar, one of the main accused, said police.
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Chouhan said that both the vaccines would help build immunity and antibodies against Covid-19 but pointed out that the antibodies would not develop immediately after the vaccination.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)
Chouhan said that both the vaccines would help build immunity and antibodies against Covid-19 but pointed out that the antibodies would not develop immediately after the vaccination.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)

'Covaxin, Covishield properly tested and are safe': Madhya Pradesh CM

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 03:31 PM IST
Covaxin is developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) while the Serum Institute of India (SII) has developed Covishield.
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Madhya Pradesh minister Sajjan Singh Verma made the comments during a press conference. (File ANI)
Madhya Pradesh minister Sajjan Singh Verma made the comments during a press conference. (File ANI)

Congress leader’s remark on girls’ reproductive age backfires, BJP seeks apology

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 08:30 AM IST
  • A senior BJP leader said it was unfortunate that Congress leaders continue to insult women but the Congress high command remains silent.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to media persons, in Bhopal. (ANI Photo)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to media persons, in Bhopal. (ANI Photo)

Chouhan emphasises police action in recovery of missing girls, women

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 11:57 PM IST
  • The DGP stated eloping with boyfriends as one of the reasons behind the disappearance of girls and women in urban areas.
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Image for representation. (Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

People in MP village go on digging spree in hope to find Mughal-era treasure

By Shruti Tomar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 12:31 AM IST
  • People found ancient coins on the bank of river in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpura village a few days ago.
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Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin,
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin,

In Madhya Pradesh, organisations seek to stop Covaxin trial

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 10:11 PM IST
  • Covaxin is India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech.
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The MoU consists of a 16-point programme for creation of a masterplan, developingand training the human resource for the purpose, locate sustainable tourism projects, formulation of social and economic security measures among others.(Madhya Pradesh tourism)
The MoU consists of a 16-point programme for creation of a masterplan, developingand training the human resource for the purpose, locate sustainable tourism projects, formulation of social and economic security measures among others.(Madhya Pradesh tourism)

Madhya Pradesh govt to adopt Kerala's Responsible Tourism Mission model

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 09:05 PM IST
A 13-member high-level delegation led by Madhya Pradesh Tourism minister Usha Thakur will arrive here on January 12 and undertake a seven-day tour of various places to understand the RT mission model, a release said.
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Commuters on a foggy winter evening in Mayur Vihar, New Delhi, on January 8, 2021. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
Commuters on a foggy winter evening in Mayur Vihar, New Delhi, on January 8, 2021. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)

Fog, chill in parts of MP; Bhopal, many other areas get rain

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Bhopal received 4.4 mm rainfall, while Indore recorded 2.9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, as per the IMD.
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The Madhya Pradesh Dharmik Swatantrata (Freedom of Religion) Ordinance, 2020, came into effect on Saturday after the state government issued a gazette notification.
The Madhya Pradesh Dharmik Swatantrata (Freedom of Religion) Ordinance, 2020, came into effect on Saturday after the state government issued a gazette notification.

Woman dies by suicide, kin seek case under MP religious conversion law

By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 01:56 AM IST
The accused, meanwhile, told the police that he was in a relationship with the woman for the past eight years.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to media persons, in Bhopal. (ANI Photo)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to media persons, in Bhopal. (ANI Photo)

MP anti-conversion law comes into effect: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 09:13 PM IST
The aim of the law according to the government is to stop forced religious conversions on the pretext of marriage, and the use of force, misrepresentation, or other fraudulent means for conversion.
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FILE - This Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020 file photo shows Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine bottles at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, England, as the mass public vaccination program gets underway. Britain races to vaccinate more than 15 million people by mid-February, and in an effort to ensure vaccines get to the right places at the right times, along with the syringes, alcohol swabs and protective equipment needed to administer them, the government has called in the army. (Graeme Robertson/Pool via AP, File)(AP)
FILE - This Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020 file photo shows Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine bottles at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, England, as the mass public vaccination program gets underway. Britain races to vaccinate more than 15 million people by mid-February, and in an effort to ensure vaccines get to the right places at the right times, along with the syringes, alcohol swabs and protective equipment needed to administer them, the government has called in the army. (Graeme Robertson/Pool via AP, File)(AP)

Days after participating in Covid-19 vaccine trial, man dies in Bhopal

PTI, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2021 04:47 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Medico Legal Institute Director Dr Ashok Sharma said the doctor who had performed postmortem of the deceased suspects that he died of poisoning.
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Kadaknath is much in demand in Madhya Pradesh and elsewhere given its nutritional value.(HT Photo)
Kadaknath is much in demand in Madhya Pradesh and elsewhere given its nutritional value.(HT Photo)

Bird flu spreads in MP, Kadaknath chicken sale in Malwa region causes concern

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 04:19 PM IST
  • The sale of high-protein black meat chicken, also known as ‘Kadaknath’, from unregulated markets in Malwa region pose a big challenge for authorities.
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After returning from the UK, the man had come in contact with 39 persons, 34 of them from outside Indore district, a local health official said. These 34 persons were contacted and informed about his status.(AP Photo. Representative image)
After returning from the UK, the man had come in contact with 39 persons, 34 of them from outside Indore district, a local health official said. These 34 persons were contacted and informed about his status.(AP Photo. Representative image)

First case of infection of UK-strain of coronavirus found in Madhya Pradesh

By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Indore
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 07:58 PM IST
The patient, who is asymptomatic, has been placed in home isolation, district collector Manish Singh said. It was the first case of infection of the UK variant of the virus in the state, said Dr Veena Sinha, additional director, MP Health Department.
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The survivor told the police that she didn’t mention the gang rape in her complaint as she feared social stigma.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The survivor told the police that she didn’t mention the gang rape in her complaint as she feared social stigma.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MP police nabs men for robbery; their phone reveals a teenager’s gang rape

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Sagar
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 05:26 PM IST
the 18-year-old rape survivor told the police in her complaint that the accused looted her silver ornaments, cash and the mobile phones belonging to her and her companion.
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The stringent laws do not use the words “love jihad”, and the UP law has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.(Hindustan Times)
The stringent laws do not use the words “love jihad”, and the UP law has already been challenged in the Supreme Court.(Hindustan Times)

MP guv clears ‘love jihad’ ordinance

By Ranjan | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:07 AM IST
One of the ordinances prescribes punishment of those guilty of adulteration of food and drugs with up to a life term in prison.
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Earlier, the chief minister had reviewed the bird flu situation in the capital city of Bhopal and instructed officials to take preventive measures and step up surveillance at poultries in those districts where bird deaths have been reported.(HT file photo)
Earlier, the chief minister had reviewed the bird flu situation in the capital city of Bhopal and instructed officials to take preventive measures and step up surveillance at poultries in those districts where bird deaths have been reported.(HT file photo)

Keeping an eye on bird flu outbreak in Madhya Pradesh; taking precautions: CM Chouhan

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:06 PM IST
“We are keeping an eye on Bird flu and have issued the guideline for poultry farms. We have banned the supply of chicken from the southern states to MP for the next 10 days. We are taking precautions,” Chouhan said while speaking to reporters.
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