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    Four test positive for coronavirus in MP's Jabalpur city

    Three members of a family who had returned from Dubai and another person who returned from Germany were found to have contracted the infection, Jabalpur District Collector Bharat Yadav said. All four had returned to India two days ago, and after the state administration learnt about their overseas travel, officials contacted them and collected their samples, Yadav added.

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    • The Chief Minister attended a loan disbursement programme empowering SHGs in Bhopal. A loan amount of Rs 200 crore was distributed to 1.30 lakh needy families as part of the women empowerment scheme in Madhya Pradesh.

      BJP leaders also wrote to the Chief Election Commissioner against Congress’ RS candidate Digvijaya Singh and nine MP ministers who accompanied him to Bengaluru. BJP accused Singh of trying to pressure 16 MLAs holed up in a resort in BJP-ruled Karnataka after quitting to vote in his favour in the RS election on March 26.

      The Constitution of India does not preclude the existence of a minority government. It accepts that there could be contingencies in which a government does not have an absolute majority in the legislature, but there is no coherent Opposition that would be able to cobble together a majority of its own either.

      Madhya Pradesh BJP Legislature Party on Sunday issued a whip to all its MLAs to remain present in the House during the Assembly session that begins on Monday, and vote in favour of party during the trust vote.

      Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Saturday said the BJP should give account of its 15-year-long rule in the state before asking about the performance of the previous Congress-led government that was in power for 15 months.

      From the Madhya Pradesh BJP office, Scindia reached the state Assembly secretariat around 2 pm and submitted his papers to the returning officer, Vidhan Sabha principal secretary A P Singh.

      Twenty-one Congress MLAs from the Jyotiraditya Schindia camp are staying at the resort under tight police protection after requested for it 'fearing' threats from their leaders. The Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs landed in Bengaluru three days ago by a special aircraft in a show of rebellion against chief minister Kamalnath.

      Surendra Singh Shera, independent MLA from Burhanpur, returned Bhopal from Delhi today. Talking to reporters, he asserted that he continues to support the Kamal Nath-led government. The Congress had alleged that the opposition BJP was trying to poach its MLAs to bring down the state government.

      Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Thursday said he has tested Covid-19 positive. The BJP MP from Damoh Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh said his test report was received on Wednesday night. tweeted.

      A Railways official said that “perhaps due to the Covid-19 threat, students preferred to make their own arrangements to reach the exam centres rather than opting for the special trains.”

      "Jab tak dawai nahi, tab tak dhilai nahi. Do gaj ki doori, mask hai jaroori (Face mask and maintainting distance of two yards is necessary)," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

      "The speed with which these houses were constructed is a record. The construction of a house under the PMAY used to take an average of 125 days earlier. But in the coronavirus period, the average time taken for it came down to 45 to 60 days. This is an example of turning a crisis into an opportunity," the PM said.

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