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Modi mojo

Editor’s Post: Modi beginning to lose his mojo?

AJAY BHARDWAJ Not that it was not expected. The only uncertain factor was how much would be the nosedive for the BJP. The feelers had started coming around much before the elections took place in the three crucial states, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh. As it comprised heartland of the BJP’s bulwark support, the stakes were too high for the BJP to have compromised. As the results tumbled out one moot question looks

In Madhya Pradesh Congress, BJP in close fight

In Madhya Pradesh Congress, BJP in close fight. The early trends coming from Madhya Pradesh indicated close fight between Congress and the incumbent BJP. Though the Election Commission website showed BJP in lead in two seats, the general trend coming from the counting centres showed that Congress was giving BJP a tough fight in the

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national drug policy again

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national drug policy again

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday again called for a national drug policy to save the young generation from the drug menace. Singh said a comprehensive formula is needed at the central level to effectively check drug abuse. Stating that he had been clamouring for such a policy since his previous tenure as

CBI director felicitates Asian Games medalist Harshita Tomar

CBI director felicitates Asian Games medalist Harshita Tomar. The director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Alok Kumar Verma on Thursday felicitated Harshita Tomar, who won a Bronze Medal in 4.7 Laser event of Sailing competition at the 18th Asian Games, 2018 at Palembang, Jakarta (Indonesia). Harshita Tomar is the daughter of Rani Tomar, woman constable posted at Anti Corruption Branch, CBI, Bhopal and

Jayant Yadav ruled out of Quadrangular A series

Jayant Yadav ruled out of Quadrangular A series

Jayant Yadav ruled out of Quadrangular A series. Haryana all-rounder Jayant Yadav has been ruled out of the ongoing Quadrangular A Series with a right side strain injury. “The all-rounder is suffering from a right side strain injury and will be undergoing rehab at NCA, Bengaluru,” said an official statement from the Board of Control for Cricket in India

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Within 46 days, man sentenced to death for raping minor in MP

Within 46 days, man sentenced to death for raping minor in MP. A man, accused of raping a nine-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh’s Rehli, has been sentenced to death within 46 days of the incident. The verdict was pronounced on Saturday by Additional Session Judge Sudhanshu Saxena. The incident took place on May 21, when

Death toll rises to 15 in a road mishap in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena

Death toll rises to 15 in a road mishap in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena. At least 12 people were killed and six others got injured after a tractor trolley rammed into a jeep in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena on Thursday. The injured are being treated in a nearby hospital.The reason behind the accident is yet to be

One man Army in Madhya Pradesh to solve water crisis: 70-year old Sitaram Rajput

Inspired from Manjhi-The Mountain Man bollywood movie, a 70-yr-old Sitaram Rajput from Hadua village of Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh is single handedly digging out a well to help solve water crisis in village.   This region has been facing the water crisis since last two and a half years. When Sitaram Rajput was asked why the area

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Gender bias leads to extra 239,000 girl deaths per year in India

  Gender discrimination results in “excess” deaths of girls under the age of five per year in India, according to a recent study. The study conducted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis found that there was an average of 239,000 excess deaths per year of girls under the age of five in India

PM Modi to launch Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan from MP

PM Modi to launch Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan from MP. On the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh’s Mandla district to launch the Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Ram Nagar on Tuesday. The scheme will focus on training, building infrastructure and stepping up initiatives for e-governance under

Bharat Bandh: Death toll rises to 7 in Madhya Pradesh

Bharat Bandh: Death toll rises to 7 in Madhya Pradesh. The death toll in Madhya Pradesh due to violent protests during the nationwide bandh called by several Dalit organisations against the alleged dilution of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act has reached seven after one more person succumbed to its injuries.Protests across the country turned

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan MP single women fifty

Chouhan announces pension for single women above 50 years

 Madhya Pradesh,  Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan“Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Women’s day announced ‘Mukhyamantri Mahila Kosh‘ scheme under which women who aren’t married and are above the age of 50 will be given pension. Chief Minister further made this decision keeping in view the financial condition of the poor women in his who are not married due to one reason

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Congress’ victory in MP by-polls a ‘defeat of misgovernance’: Rahul

Training guns at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that victory of his party in Kolaras and Mungaoli by-polls was ‘defeat of misgovernance in Madhya Pradesh.’The Congress president took to micro-blogging site Twitter and congratulated the people of Madhya Pradesh, voters and Congress workers for winning the by-polls. The Congress Party yesterday bagged the Kolaras along with Mungaoli assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh. It

Padmaavat released

Padmaavat released: Security tightened across nation

Padmaavat released: On the release day of controversial and much-anticipated movie ‘Padmaavat’, the security has been tightened outside theatres across India on Thursday. Security has also been deployed outside theatres in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow to avoid any unwelcome situation from the anti- Padmaavat protesters.However, in Maharashtra’s Pune, the owner of the E-Square cinema hall owner Kishore Ganatra told ANI, “It’s

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP against Padmaavat release

SC to hear plea of Rajasthan, MP against Padmaavat release

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh today moved the Supreme Court seeking recall of its January 18 order by which controversial Bollywood movie “Padmaavat’ was allowed to be released in theaters across India on January 25. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud agreed to hear tomorrow the

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9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

Senior National Hockey C'ship: SAI taste defeat on Day 1

Senior National Hockey C’ship: SAI taste defeat on Day 1

SAI taste defeat Day 1: Central Secretariat defeated Sports Authority of India (SAI) 3-2 in the closely-fought Pool A match in the opening match of the Day One at the 8th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2018 (B Division). It was Central Secretariat, who took an early 2-0 lead with goals from Jayesh Jadhav

Answer roll call

Madhya Pradesh government wants students across state to answer roll call with ‘Jai Hind’

Answer roll call: To instill patriotism in children, the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has decided to make it compulsory for schoolchildren to answer their roll call with Jai Hind. Shah is believed to have said that an advisory will be issued to all private schools. He made the announcement while addressing National Cadet Corps from

Government proposes death penalty for rape of girls below 12 years

Government proposes death penalty for rape of girls below 12 years: The Madhya Pradesh government on Sunday cleared a proposal to enact a law for awarding death sentence to those accused of raping girls aged 12 or below in the state. “The Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Okayed the recommendation to hand down

MP: Woman vendor raped in moving train

Woman vendor raped in moving train : A Government Railway Police (GRP) officials said that a 23-year-old woman vendor was allegedly raped on board a passenger train when it was passing Bherkhera area under Bhopal railway division of the West Central Railway. The woman is an unauthorized vendor who sells popcorn on train, according to