BJP MLA who voted in RS polls in MP tests positive for COVID-19

A senior BJP MLA in Madhya Pradesh and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19. Incidentally, the test results came after he cast his vote for the Rajya Sabha polls in the state and attended party meetings.  The news has created a flutter among others in the assembly with some MLAs seeking a test for...

Swarm of locust heading towards Madhya Pradesh, won’t impact Delhi

The Locust Warning Organisation (LWO) said on Wednesday that a swarm of locust was heading towards Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan but had bypassed Delhi. Initially it was predicted that they would reach the Capital but the LWO said the pests are likely to move from Dausa to Dholpur in Rajasthan and to Morena in Madhya...

Madhya Pradesh declares nine districts as Covid19 free

The state government in Madhya Pradesh has declared nine districts as Covid19 free. All the nine had earlier reported cases of coronavirus. Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Health, Mohammed Suleman was quoted by the media stating that the nine districts of Barwani, Agar-Malwa, Shajapur, Sheopur, Alirajpur, Harda, Shahdol, Tikamgarh and Betul- have become coronavirus-free. He...

Assumed dead, boy returns home after 3 years amid coronavirus pandemic

In what is nothing short of a miracle, a boy who was assumed dead three years ago by his family and the police has returned to his home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Three years ago, Uday, a resident of Dilwari village in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur, went missing. The police launched a search operation and found...

COVID-19 patient declared dead issues video, says “I am alive”

Madhya Pradesh’s health department admitted its lapse in declaring a COVID-19 patient dead in Ujjain, 190 kilometres west of state capital Bhopal, and issued a showcause notice to the concerned doctor who committed the error, a department official said in Ujjain on Saturday. The department swung into action and issued the notice to the doctor...

Rajya Sabha: Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi sworn in amid “shame” chants

Former Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Thursday took oath as a member of Rajya Sabha amid chants of “shame” from members of the Congress, who have criticised the appointment as an assault on the independence of the judiciary. Justice Gogoi, who retired as the country’s top judge just four months ago, had defended...

Amit Shah lauds Delhi Police for its efforts to control Delhi riots

Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday applauded Delhi Police for its efforts to control riots which broke out in northeast Delhi on February 23. Replying to the debate on Delhi riots in Lok Sabha, the home minister said that Delhi Police managed to control riots within 36 hours. “These riots were taking place in a...

Seven Congress MPs Suspended From Budget Session For ‘Gross Misconduct’

Following the ruckus that continued in the Lok Sabha for the fourth consecutive day of the Budget session disrupting proceedings, seven Congress parliamentarians were suspended from the Lower House for “gross misconduct”. The current session of the Lok Sabha is scheduled to end on April 3. The parliamentarians include Gaurav Gogoi, TN Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose,...