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Criminal shot at in leg after he tries to flee from police custody in MP

  • The criminal, identified as Akbar Ghosi, has at least eight cases, including murder and extortion, lodged against him. He threw dust in the eyes of police personnel and tried to snatch a rifle from one of them after which he was shot at.
Police said the criminal, Akbar Ghosi, was admitted to a hospital and undergoing treatment. (Representative Image/HT File)
Police said the criminal, Akbar Ghosi, was admitted to a hospital and undergoing treatment. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 01:50 PM IST
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Dalit groom’s house attacked after he rides a horse to his wedding; 10 arrested

The 10 people arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district for an attack on a Dalit family to punish them because the bridegroom rode a horse to his wedding on Sunday.
Ten people have been arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district for allegedly attacking the house of a Dalit bridgegroom who rode a horse to his wedding on Monday under police protection. (Getty Images)
Ten people have been arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district for allegedly attacking the house of a Dalit bridgegroom who rode a horse to his wedding on Monday under police protection. (Getty Images)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 11:14 PM IST
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Madhya Pradesh govt forms Special Purpose Vehicle for management of assets

The SPV would coordinate with the state government to hold assets of state and PSUs which would be monetised to fetch value to the exchequer. The MP State Asset Management Company (MPSAC) will be focusing on the existing participative model for good management of unutilised assets.
The decision to create the SPV was taken by the Madhya Pradesh cabinet in a meeting chaired by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan recently. (Raj K Raj/HT Archive)
The decision to create the SPV was taken by the Madhya Pradesh cabinet in a meeting chaired by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan recently. (Raj K Raj/HT Archive)
Updated on Jan 24, 2022 08:03 PM IST
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Madhya Pradesh records 11,253 new Covid cases, 8 more deaths

Indore and Bhopal, the two worst coronavirus-hit cities of Madhya Pradesh, registered 3,372 and 1,910 cases, respectively, during the past 24 hours. 
A total of 2,53,14,005 tests have been conducted in Madhya Pradesh so far. (HT file photo. Representative image)
A total of 2,53,14,005 tests have been conducted in Madhya Pradesh so far. (HT file photo. Representative image)
Published on Jan 24, 2022 11:57 AM IST
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MP investors’ summit in Indore cancelled due to rising Covid-19 cases, says govt

Madhya Pradesh IDCL managing director said the Global Investors’ Summit scheduled to be held in February in Indore has been cancelled due to rising Covid-19 cases
Bhopal: Healthworkers administer doses of Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiaries in presence of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on January16 (PTI File Photo)
Bhopal: Healthworkers administer doses of Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiaries in presence of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on January16 (PTI File Photo)
Published on Jan 20, 2022 02:50 AM IST
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MP to slash booze rates, retail liquor at airports, select supermarkets

In the Excise Policy 2022-23, approved by the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday, the government also decided to slash retail prices of liquor by 20 per cent in a bid to "make them practical".
Officials said that all the liquor outlets will now be composite shops to curb the sale of illegal alcohol.(File photo. Representative image)
Officials said that all the liquor outlets will now be composite shops to curb the sale of illegal alcohol.(File photo. Representative image)
Published on Jan 19, 2022 02:41 PM IST
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Mob beats up Muslim man for travelling with Hindu woman in Ujjain

In a viral video, one Pintu Kaushal, who claims to be a member of a right-wing organisation, along with a few others, was seen dragging a man out of a train and thrashing him at the Ujjain railway station.
According to the police, the incident took place on January 14 but came to light only on Tuesday after a video of the incident went viral on social media (Representational image)
According to the police, the incident took place on January 14 but came to light only on Tuesday after a video of the incident went viral on social media (Representational image)
Updated on Jan 19, 2022 03:58 AM IST
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Madhya Pradesh to give 2 rescued tigers, 4 leopard cubs to Jamnagar’s new zoo

The decision was taken by Madhya Pradesh’s forest department on a request from Greens Zoological Rescue and Rehabilitation Kingdom, a new zoo in Gujarat’s Jamnagar.
Madhya Pradesh has two facilities- Van Vihar in Bhopal and Mukundpur Tiger Safari in Satna - where rescued animals are kept on a temporary and permanent basis (FIle Photo/Representational image)
Madhya Pradesh has two facilities- Van Vihar in Bhopal and Mukundpur Tiger Safari in Satna - where rescued animals are kept on a temporary and permanent basis (FIle Photo/Representational image)
Published on Jan 18, 2022 03:23 AM IST
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32-year-old man kills wife’s suspected rapist using explosives: Police

  • Two other villagers, Bhanwar Lal and Dinesh, were also arrested in connection with the gang rape case, police said.
32-year-old man kills wife’s suspected rapist using explosives: Police
32-year-old man kills wife’s suspected rapist using explosives: Police
Updated on Jan 18, 2022 12:32 AM IST
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‘Gang raped, tortured’: MP builder married teacher in 2019. Her horror starts

The 32-year-old woman, a school teacher, told the police that she didn’t complain earlier as he made multiple videos of her. But she filed a FIR fearing that she and her family in Chhattisgarh may be killed
The Indore police said the farmhouse of the MP builder, where the woman who was raped and tortured, was locked up for nearly two years, has been demolished (Sushil Kumar/HT File Photo)
The Indore police said the farmhouse of the MP builder, where the woman who was raped and tortured, was locked up for nearly two years, has been demolished (Sushil Kumar/HT File Photo)
Published on Jan 17, 2022 09:44 PM IST
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Proud that over 10.72 cr Covid-19 vaccine doses inoculated in MP: CM Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also expressed gratitude to the healthcare workers for expediting the drive and reaching inaccessible areas to achieve the goal.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan(HT_PRINT)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 16, 2022 04:10 PM IST
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20-year-old woman on a scooter dies after kite string slits her throat

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the death of the young woman was extremely distressing and ordered district officials to enforce the ban on glass-laced kite string.
The use of kite string laced with glass or metal has been banned by National Green Tribunal (NGT) since 2016 as it poses a threat to the life of humans, animals, and birds. (HT File Photo/Ravi Choudhary)
The use of kite string laced with glass or metal has been banned by National Green Tribunal (NGT) since 2016 as it poses a threat to the life of humans, animals, and birds. (HT File Photo/Ravi Choudhary)
Published on Jan 16, 2022 11:48 AM IST
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Actor Raza Murad dropped as cleanliness ambassador on minister's order

In a letter to the Bhopal civic chief, Madhya Pradesh Urban Development Minister Bhupendra Singh said Raza Murad should be dropped as brand ambassador as his contribution in the field of cleanliness was not known.
File photo of actor Raza Murad.
File photo of actor Raza Murad.
Published on Jan 15, 2022 05:45 AM IST
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MP minister Narottam Mishra says state will bring law to ban online games

The minister’s announcement came a day after an 11-year-old boy allegedly died by suicide after losing 6,000 in an online game in Bhopal
In August last year, too, Narottam Mishra had announced a legislation to ban online games after a 13-year-old student ended his life in Chhatarpur district. (File photo)
In August last year, too, Narottam Mishra had announced a legislation to ban online games after a 13-year-old student ended his life in Chhatarpur district. (File photo)
Updated on Jan 14, 2022 01:48 AM IST
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Madhya Pradesh Medical Education Minister tests positive for Covid-19

The minister urged the people who came in his contact during the last two days, to isolate themselves and get tested if they observe Covid-19 symptoms.
Representational image (Bloomberg)
Representational image (Bloomberg)
Published on Jan 13, 2022 08:12 PM IST
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MP tribal family murdered: Cong, BJP fight as girl fails to meet Guv 

Mamata Balai, her daughters Rupali, Divya as well as relatives Puja and Pawan from Nemawar in Dewas district had gone missing on May 13 last year and were found murdered and buried in a field on June 29, leading to the arrest of six persons later.
'The Congress's hatred towards the tribal class is at its peak that they are wishing death for a representative of that community,
'The Congress's hatred towards the tribal class is at its peak that they are wishing death for a representative of that community," Sharma said.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 01:08 PM IST
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Irked by stray cattle, locals drive hundreds of cows into civic body's compound

Residents and farmers of Akoda town drove about 700 to 800 cows into Akoda Nagar Parishad's compound on Monday and locked them, chief municipal officer (CMO) Rambhan Singh Bhadoria said.
The cows were still in the compound and 20 quintals of fodder had been arranged for them, the official said.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO/Representational Image)
The cows were still in the compound and 20 quintals of fodder had been arranged for them, the official said.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO/Representational Image)
Published on Jan 12, 2022 05:33 AM IST
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MP minister won't wear mask, says immunity strong as she practises 'Agnihotra'

  • Speaking to reporters in Khandwa on Monday, Thakur, the state's culture minister, also said a gamchha (cotton towel) doubled up as a mask for her.
Madhya Pradesh minister Usha Thakur claims her immunity was strong as she had been practicing 'Agnihotra', or 'healing fire'.(Facebook/ Usha Thakur)
Madhya Pradesh minister Usha Thakur claims her immunity was strong as she had been practicing 'Agnihotra', or 'healing fire'.(Facebook/ Usha Thakur)
Updated on Jan 11, 2022 11:10 PM IST
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MP starts giving precaution dose to eligible people; Bhopal collector takes jab

A special camp for healthcare and frontline workers was organised at the collector's office in the state capital Bhopal. Collector Avinash Lavania and Inspector General (Bhopal rural) Irshad Wali were among those who took the precaution dose at the camp. 
Those who had received their second jabs before April 12, 2021 are eligible for the precaution dose on Monday through pre-registration on CoWIN portal, said Dr Santosh Shukla.(HT file photo. Representative image)
Those who had received their second jabs before April 12, 2021 are eligible for the precaution dose on Monday through pre-registration on CoWIN portal, said Dr Santosh Shukla.(HT file photo. Representative image)
Published on Jan 10, 2022 01:14 PM IST
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Sub-junior badminton tournament: Rakshitha, Sanskar emerge U-17 champions

Rakshitha Sree S from Tamil Nadu and Sanskar Saraswat from Rajasthan emerged as the girls’ and boys’ U-17 singles champions, respectively, on the concluding day of the Yonex Sunrise 1st Ashwani Gupta Memorial All-India Sub Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, Panchkula, on Sunday
The sub-junior badminton tournament was played at au Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, Panchkula. (Getty Images)
The sub-junior badminton tournament was played at au Devi Lal Sports Complex, Sector 3, Panchkula. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jan 10, 2022 02:01 AM IST
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Heartbreak, wasted policing, injustice: ‘Love jihad’ law fuels hate

By January 2021, after a complaint by the woman, the man was the second person in Madhya Pradesh to be booked under the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 2021.
They were together for close to a year and explored the city together.(Representative image)
They were together for close to a year and explored the city together.(Representative image)
Updated on Jan 10, 2022 12:40 AM IST
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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviews urban, housing development projects in Bhopal

Speaking in the meeting here in Bhopal, CM Chouhan instructed the authorities to study models from other states like 'Amma Rasoi' and follow best practices. "Startup incubation centres should work properly."
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(HT_PRINT)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jan 07, 2022 10:55 AM IST
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Madhya Pradesh imposes 200 fine for COVID protocols violation in public

“The vaccination programme is going on at a good pace. The children from 15 to 18 years of age are being vaccinated," said Sate Medical Education Minister Vishvas Sarang on Wednesday.
A fine of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>200 will be imposed for violation of COVID protocols in public places.
A fine of 200 will be imposed for violation of COVID protocols in public places.
Published on Jan 05, 2022 05:12 PM IST
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Congress leader sues Shivraj Chouhan for defamation, asks court to order FIR

Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other BJP leaders blamed Vivek Tankha for the Supreme Court ruling last month that blocked Madhya Pradesh’s effort to hold panchayat elections in the state with reservation for other backward classes
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the Congress and (Raj K Raj/HT Archive)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blamed the Congress and (Raj K Raj/HT Archive)
Published on Jan 05, 2022 12:31 AM IST
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Woman raped during family outing in Madhya Pradesh, 2 arrested: Report

  • The incident took place on Sunday following which the police arrested two persons, police said.
Based on the complaint, the police launched a search and arrested two persons, identified as Sonu Yadav (32) and Sumer Singh Parmar (30), (Representative photo)
Based on the complaint, the police launched a search and arrested two persons, identified as Sonu Yadav (32) and Sumer Singh Parmar (30), (Representative photo)
Published on Jan 04, 2022 02:57 PM IST
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Need to hold vaccination on war footing, says CM Chouhan as jabs for teen begin 

Chouhan also sought the participation of the elected representatives, volunteers and religious leaders to encourage children to get vaccinated.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launches an inoculation drive to vaccinate beneficiaries of the 15-18 yrs age group, at a school-turned vaccination centre in Bhopal.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launches an inoculation drive to vaccinate beneficiaries of the 15-18 yrs age group, at a school-turned vaccination centre in Bhopal.(PTI)
Published on Jan 03, 2022 02:24 PM IST
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5 street dogs chase, maul 4-year-old girl near her house in Bhopal

The girl’s father said she was playing near her house in Bhopal when a pack of dogs chased her and pulled her on the road. She was bitten on her head, ears, stomach and legs, he said.
Bhopal municipal corporation (BMC) commissioner KVS Choudary said the canine sterilisation programme was paused only for two-three months last year during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and that at least 30 to 40 dogs are being sterilised daily. (Screengrab/CCTV footage)
Bhopal municipal corporation (BMC) commissioner KVS Choudary said the canine sterilisation programme was paused only for two-three months last year during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and that at least 30 to 40 dogs are being sterilised daily. (Screengrab/CCTV footage)
Published on Jan 02, 2022 03:58 PM IST
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Stray dogs attack minor girl in Bhopal, captured on CCTV

The girl received injuries on her head and face and has been admitted to government-run Hamidia Hospital.
In the clip, five dogs were seen charging at the girl while she was running away in panic after being chased.
In the clip, five dogs were seen charging at the girl while she was running away in panic after being chased.
Updated on Jan 02, 2022 03:53 PM IST
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Madhya Pradesh panchayat polls cancelled, says state election commission

Madhya Pradesh’s decision to withdraw the ordinance follows the Supreme Court verdict earlier this month, staying the election process on seats reserved for OBC in the local body polls and told the state to renotify OBC category seats as general due to a lack of empirical data.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told the assembly on December 21 that the state government will not allow panchayat elections without OBC reservation and will approach the top court (ANI)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan told the assembly on December 21 that the state government will not allow panchayat elections without OBC reservation and will approach the top court (ANI)
Published on Dec 28, 2021 10:17 PM IST
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