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Madhya Pradesh becomes 3rd BJP-ruled state to offer free COVID vaccines from May 1

Madhya Pradesh has become the third BJP-ruled state in the country that announced free COVID-19 vaccination for all adults above the age of 18 from May 1. A decision in this regard has been taken during a Cabinet meeting headed by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is facing flak for the rickety health infrastructure...

Madhya Pradesh: Govt imposes weekend lockdown in urban areas to control pandemic

In a bid to control the spread of COVID-19, the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh has decided to impose a lockdown in urban areas of the state. The lockdown will be implemented from 6 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday. Notably, COVID-19 cases and deaths have increased significantly in Madhya Pradesh...

13 dead in road accident in Madhya Pradesh

In an unfortunate incident, at least 13 people lost their lives in a fatal head-on collision between a bus and an autorickshaw in Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior district on Tuesday.  The accident took place near Purani Chhawani area of Gwalior. The deceased include 12 women and a man. While eight women and the auto driver died...

BJP MP from Khandwa Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan no more

BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Madhya Pradesh’s Khandwa Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan died at a hospital in Gurugram. The sexagenarian had tested positive for COVID-19 and was airlifted to the Gurugram hospital in a critical condition last month. The BJP leader, who died late Monday night, is survived by his wife, a son and two...

Woman gang-raped in Madhya Pradesh, BJP leader among 4 accused

In yet another incident of a brutal crime against women in Madhya Pradesh, a 20-year-old woman, a resident of Shahdol district, was repeatedly gang-raped by four people. Notably, the woman was kidnapped, kept captive at a farmhouse for two days and repeatedly sexually assaulted. A local BJP leader is one of the accused in the...

45 dead as bus falls into canal in Madhya Pradesh

In an unfortunate incident, 45 people were killed on Tuesday after the bus they were travelling in fell off a bridge into a canal in Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district. Out of the 45 people who lost their lives, 20 are women. Notably, the bus was carrying 54 passengers when its driver lost control of the...

SC grants interim bail to stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui

The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui. The 29-year-old stand-up comedian has been behind bars for over a month for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods and Goddesses during a show at a café in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore. The apex court also sought a reply from the Madhya Pradesh government on...

PM Modi justifies farm laws, attacks Opposition for misleading farmers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday once again tried to justify the new farm laws brought by his government. The move comes at a time when thousands of farmers have hit the streets against the farm laws and the Centre’s negotiation attempts failed to end the stalemate. PM Modi said that the farm laws were...

Madhya Pradesh to bring law against ‘love jihad’

The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan is contemplating to bring a law against ‘love jihad’. The state government is considering making it a non-bailable offence in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh’s home minister Narottam Mishra, on Tuesday, said that the state government will table a secular law in the upcoming Assembly...

EC asks Kamal Nath to explain his “item” remark in 48 hours

It seems the controversy over former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s “item” remark is refusing to die down. Now, the Election Commission (EC) has asked Kamal Nath to explain his “item” remark with 48 hours. Notably, Kamal Nath made the remark during campaigning against Congress turncoat Imarti Devi, who is contesting the bye-elections in...

Rahul Gandhi criticises Kamal Nath for “item” remark

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday criticised party’s senior leader Kamal Nath for his “item” remark on Congress turncoat Imarti Devi, who is in the fray as a BJP candidate in the Assembly bye-elections. Rahul Gandhi, while addressing the media, said: “Kamal Nath ji is from my party, but personally, I don’t like the type...

Madhya Pradesh: Woman alleges gang-rape by 5 cops for 10 days in lock-up

At a time when the outrage over the Hathras gang-rape incident is yet to die down, another gruesome incident has come to the four. However, this time, it is from BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh. Notably, a 20-year-old woman was kept in lock-up and allegedly raped by five police personnel, including the station-in-charge for 10 days in...