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Uttarakhand: 25 pilgrims from MP killed in bus mishap in Uttarkashi

Uttarkashi: A tourist bus on way to Yamunotri Dham in Uttarkashi in Uttarakhand fell into a gorge on Sunday evening, killing at least 25 pilgrims. There were 28 pilgrims and two staffers who had come from Panna district of Madhya Pradesh. While the bodies of 25 pilgrims were recovered, the remaining five who were injured...

Kamal Nath resigns as MP Congress legislature party chief

Congress president Sonia Gandhi accepts his resignation New Delhi: The revamping in Congress continues. After Kumari Selja resigned as Haryana Congress president, Kamal Nath stepped down from the post of leader of Congress Legislature Party in Madhya Pradesh. Congress president Sonia Gandhi has accepted his resignation, PTI quoted sources as saying. Kamal Nath will be...

Ram Navami clashes reported from multiple places, including Gujarat

New Delhi: The festival of Ram Navami on Sunday witnessed several incidents of violence in a few states of the country. Incidents of stone pelting at religious processions were reported from Gujarat, West Bengal, Karnataka, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh. In Gujarat, violence was reported in Himmatnagar and Khambhat where vehicles and shops were set on...

Bhopal: Fire in hospital’s paediatric ward leaves at least 4 kids dead

The fire broke out at Kamla Nehru Hospital in Bhopal   Bhopal: Fire broke out in the special newborn care unit (SNCU) of the Kamla Nehru Hospital in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh on Monday night, leaving at least four children dead. As per reports, the fire began at around 9 pm on the third floor...

Dabur withdraws lesbian Karwa Chauth ad after criticism

New Delhi: Dabur India Limited landed in a controversy for its adverstisement showing a same-sex couple celebrating Karwa Chauth. However, the ad met with lot of criticism, following which the company withdrew the ad and tendered an apology. The advertisement for Fem bleach showed two women together celebrating the festival that is traditionally observed by...

Uttar Pradesh couple abducted in Delhi, killed in MP, bodies disposed in different states

In a spine-chilling incident, a couple from Uttar Pradesh was kidnapped from Delhi, murdered in Madhya Pradesh and their bodies disposed in two different states. The Uttar Pradesh Police said that the couple had eloped on July 31 after their families refused to agree to the match. While the girl was a minor, her partner...

‘Go to Afghanistan…’: BJP leader slams journalist for questioning high fuel prices

A controversy erupted in Madhya Pradesh’s Katni after the district BJP chief Ramratan Payal slammed a journalist for asking questions on high fuel prices. Irked by the question, the BJP leader reportedly told the journalist to go to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan to avail cheaper fuel. In a video that has gone viral, the BJP leader is...

Tax evasion? I-T raids on Dainik Bhaskar group

Ahmedabad: The Dainik Bhaskar group, one of the largest media houses in India with presence in multiple states, faced raids by the Income Tax department on Thursday. These raids are being conducted at its premises in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and other places in connection with alleged tax evasion. The locations include the promoters’ residences...

Controversy erupts over ‘at-home vaccination service’ for BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya

Known for her controversial statements, Bhopal BJP MP Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur found herself in a fresh controversy after a video of the parliamentarian taking the COVID-19 vaccine at home went viral. The state Congress has launched an attack on the parliamentarian for availing the special treatment when even Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya...

No salary without vaccination, Ujjain collector warns govt employees in new order

In a novel initiative to support the immunisation drive against COVID-19, the Ujjain district administration in Madhya Pradesh has ordered government staff to get vaccinated if they want to withdraw their salaries from July onwards. The district administration has issued an order clarifying that state government employees will not get their salaries from next month,...

Man who threatened Surat woman PSI nabbed from Madhya Pradesh

Accused had sent obscene messages and threats to the PSI who was investigating a harassment case against him Surat: A man accused of evading arrest and sending threats to a woman PSI of Surat police was finally nabbed from Madhya Pradesh, the Surat police said on Thursday. The accused has been brought to Surat. According...

Around 3,000 junior doctors resign in Madhya Pradesh—Here’s why

In a major trouble for the Madhya Pradesh government, nearly 3,000 junior doctors have tendered their resignation after the Madhya Pradesh High Court termed their strike illegal and directed them to resume work. The development comes at a time when the state is battling the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with its rickety health...