Claims and counterclaims as Madhya Pradesh waits for SC order
Congress & BJP camps had a quieter day in Bhopal while awaiting the Supreme Court order on former CM Shivraj Chouhan's plea for an immediate floor test.
MP govt makes wearing masks mandatory while stepping out
In order to contain the spread of coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh, the state governmen...
Amid lockdown, Madhya Pradesh government reshuffles 50 IAS officers
This is the first major bureaucratic rejig by the BJP-led state governmen...
Madhya Pradesh to get a new chief minister Monday night
The thinking in the BJP camp was that the new chief minister should take charge as soon as possible because of the need to rush measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Endless caravan of misery as migrants trudge home
A caravan of misery is winding its way down India’s highways as the exodus of migrant workers from its Covid-scarred cities and industrial townships head for home on foot, battered bikes, crammed into the backs of trucks, any which way they can.
MP: 'Missing' independent MLA returns, denies he was abducted
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.
After facing flak, Karnataka to resume trains for migrant workers
After two days of chaos and confusion over the decision to abruptly stop the train movement, the government asked for consent from nine states to operate trains from Karnataka.
New government in Madhya Pradesh may take oath before Rajya Sabha polls on March 26
On Saturday, 21 out of 22 former Congress MLAs joined the BJP in Delhi in presence of BJP president JP Nadda, Scindia and other leaders. One former MLA, Suresh Dhakad, could not attend as his daughter had committed suicide three days earlier. He is expected to join the BJP in the coming days.
Amidst shortage, institutes make their own hand sanitisers
The Indian Institutes of Technology at Kanpur, Kharagpur, Roorkee, Ropar, Madras, MNIT Jalandhar, the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, St Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, Lucknow University and Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University are among those making their own sanitisers.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath calls urgent Cabinet meeting at his residence
Soon after returning to Bhopal by cutting short his visit to Delhi, Nath held an urgent meeting of ministers and senior Congress leaders at his residence in the evening, sources said. "After holding a meeting for nearly two hours, the CM decided to summon the meeting of the state Cabinet around 10 pm. Nath is expected to make some major announcement at the meeting," sources said.
Case against 35 persons over showing black flags to Scindia
Around midnight on Friday, BJP workers had staged a protest at Shyamla Hills Police Station alleging that the Congress protesters not only blocked Scindia's car, but also attacked him. During the protest led by BJP's Bhopal district unit chief, Vikas Virani, the party workers demanded registration of a case against those involved in the incident.
High drama at airport, Congress MLAs return to resort
Twenty-nine MLAs from Madhya Pradesh on Friday returned to a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru from the airport without boarding the special aircraft that were to take them to Bhopal.
193 Pakistanis stranded in India for over two months due to coronavirus lockdown return home
The Border Security Force (BSF) handed over 193 people, including women and children, to the Pakistan Rangers at the Wagah Border.
African swine fever detected in India for 1st time; 2,500 pigs die in Assam
"The National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, has confirmed that it is African Swine Fever (ASF). The central government has informed us that it is the first instance of the disease in the country," Atul Bora said.
Coronavirus hits showbiz: IIFA Awards postponed amid outbreak
The ceremony was scheduled to be held from March 27 to 29 in Indore and Bhopal.