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Businessman wanted in over 45 cases nabbed from Gujarat

A businessman wanted in over 45 cases was arrested by the Indore crime branch officials from Gujarat on Sunday. The crime branch team was on the lookout for Jitu Soni for almost seven months. Soni was carrying a reward of Rs 1.6 lakh. Jitu Soni was wanted in several cases like human trafficking, fraud, abduction,...

Tea seller’s daughter becomes flying officer in IAF

Obstacles cannot stop a person from realising dreams if one has the determination, and this has been proved by 24-year-old Anchal Gangwal, a tea seller’s daughter who recently joined the Indian Air Force as Flying Officer. She was commissioned into the Indian Air Force (IAF) a few days ago, but it was not an easy...

Cong wins 2 RS seats in Rajasthan, BJP gets two in MP

The Congress party won two of three Rajya Sabha seats in Rajasthan while the BJP managed to get one on Friday. In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP beat the Congress by winning two seats while the latter had to be content with just one.  In all elections for 24 Rajya Sabha seats in 10 states were...

FIR against Digvijaya Singh for tweeting edited video of CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A case has been registered against former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly sharing an edited video of incumbent Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Twitter. A delegation of BJP leaders lodged a complaint with the Crime Branch on Sunday night. The complaint said that Singh has posted a...

Viral Clip: MP Congress claims Shivraj admitted BJP’s central leadership toppled Kamal Nath govt

The Congress on Wednesday released an audio clip of a speech of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to allege that its government in the state was toppled on the instructions of central BJP leaders. The ruling BJP denied the allegation, saying it only showed Congress’s frustration. The authenticity of the audio, purportedly of...

MP has a no-mask-for-30-seconds rule for those entering banks, jewellery shops

The police in Madhya Pradesh have asked visitors to remove masks for 30 seconds so that they can be captured by CCTV cameras when entering banks and jewellery shops. The move is aimed at helping identify those who enter these places. The state that was under a lockdown has eased several restrictions but masks remain...

Hospital sealed for tying 80-year-old patient to bed for non-payment of bill

A Madhya Pradesh-based hospital where an elderly patient was allegedly tied to a bed and not allowed to go home due to non-payment of bills has been sealed, officials said on Monday. Police have also registered an FIR against the management of the City Hospital located in Shajapur district, they said. After reports in a...

Shivraj assures justice after 80-year-old man found tied in hospital for non-payment of bill

An 80-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh’s Shajapur was found tied to a bed at a hospital over alleged non-payment of the hospital bill, prompting Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to assure justice. According to Virendra Singh Rawat, Shajapur district collector, a team has been sent to the hospital to investigate the matter and a police...

India’s COVID-19 tally nearing 2 lakh, death toll at 5,598

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that 8,171 fresh cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in the last 24 hours ending at 8 am on Tuesday. With the addition of the fresh cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases in the country has now increased to 1,98,706. During this period,...

4-year-old raped, was dumped in well in Madhya Pradesh

A four-year-old girl was raped and her body dumped in a well, the police said on Monday. The body of the girl was found from a well in Naugoan last week, but the post-mortem later revealed that the child had been raped too. “The incident took place between May 28 and 29, most probably at...

Swarms of locusts enter Chhattisgarh forest from Madhya Pradesh

Swarms of locusts have entered a forest area in Chhattisgarh’s Koriya district from the neighbouring Madhya Pradesh state, prompting authorities to intensify efforts to tackle the menace, officials said on Monday. So far, no damage to crops or trees has been reported due to these short-horned grasshoppers, which have been killed or driven away by...

Rajasthan, UP, MP & Maharashtra fight swarms of locusts

Swarms of locusts have entered Rajasthan’s Jaipur, Uttar Pradesh’s Jhansi and the eastern part of Maharashtra, posing a big threat to standing crops, plants and trees. Locusts normally affect districts in western Rajasthan but this time the swarms have travelled as far as Jaipur city. The swarms later headed towards Dausa district. The swarms are...