Bhopal

Cong got shrunk in LS polls due to dynasty system: Shivraj

Congress got decimated in Lok Sabha elections due to dynasty and casteism. In Uttar Pradesh, Bua and Babua went into oblivion..

BTR hopeful of seeing 20 new cubs in near future!

With sighting of five pairs of tigers in different areas of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR), park officials are delighted enough. If all goes well, about 20 new tiger cubs are expected in the park by end of October this year...

First international flight from Indore takes off for Dubai

Air India’s first international flight to Dubai takes off from Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, Indore, around 4:48 pm on Monday and landed at Dubai airport at 7:15 pm...

2 held for making fake sites to dupe people of petrol pump dealership

The Cyber Crime Cell of Madhya Pradesh police has busted an inter-state gang of fraudsters which uses fake websites to dupe victims across the country and nabbed two members of the gang from Delhi and Mumbai...

Lecture, interactive session held at RNTU

An expert lecture and interactive session was conducted at Rabindranath Tagore University (RNTU), Bhopal on ‘Building a Culture of Innovation to IPR’ the other day, organised by Faculty of Science, Rabindranath Tagore University...

Shiv Sena activists burn effigy of School Education Department

Shiv Sena activists, led by Madhya Pradesh Vice President, Rajiv Chaturvedi staged protest against the discriminatory attitude of school owners, burnt effigy of School Education Department at Mata Mandir Chouraha in the State capital on Sunday...

Gandhiji wanted dissolution of Congress after freedom: Shivraj

Former Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party National Vice President and membership campaign national in-charge Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a programme at Vijayawada, said that, Mahatma Gandhi, after achieving the objective of independence, wanted closure of Congress, but Pt Nehru did not do so because of his ambition to remain in power and to take credit of freedom struggle...

IG Deshmukh launches drive to make Bhopal drugs-free

“Drug in the society has become a big problem and evil in which the children and youth are the target and become prey and we all have to solve this problem together...

Youth falls to death from 110-ft flyover

 Staff Reporter: A youth riding bike sans helmet died after his bike skidded and he fell off railing of a flyover from a height of 100 feet on Thursday evening. Two of his friends escaped with injuries while the deceased had flung to the other side of flyover at Gandhi Nagar area. According to investigation officer ASI Rakesh Sharma, the deceased was identified as Deepak Kahar alias Gyarsilal, 22, son of Paramlal, a resident of Sector 11 in Gandhi Nagar area. He was a cook in canteen at ..

Japanese Consulate General calls on DGP V K Singh

 Staff Reporter: Japanese Consulate General Michio Harada in a courtesy visit in the state capital called on DGP VK Singh on Thursday. Michio Harada during his visit appreciated working of Madhya Pradesh Police. On this occasion, ADG(ATS) Sanjeev Shami, IG(vigilance) Makarand Deuskar and other representatives belonging to Japan were present on the occasion. ..

Trainee officers of Border Security Force call on Governor Patel

 Staff Reporter: Trainee officers of the Border Security Force called on the Governor Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. The Governor told the officials that the knowledge and learning gained from training useful throughout the life.  Training creates the ability to deal with emergency situation with patience during the impending crisis. Smt. Patel gave the officials best wishes for a bright future. Inspector General of Border Security Force Academy Rajendra Gupta said that ..

Start panchkarma in distt hospitals too: Dr Sadho

 Staff Reporter: Keeping in view the day by day increasing demand of Panchakarma and Shirodhara being done in Pt Khushilal Sharma Shaskiya Ayurved Mahavidyalaya evam Sansthan, Minister for Medical Education and Ayush Dr Vijaylaxmi Sadho has directed to start Panchakarma and Shirodhara in district hospitals too. A total of 73,223 patients have received benefit of this treatment being done in the institute till now in the current year. There is a long waiting list of patients for the next ..

Court convicts Vishnu Bamore in rape, murder case

 Staff Reporter: Court to announce quantum of punishment to rape convict today  District and Sessions Court, on Wednesday, found 33-year-old accused Vishnu Bamore guilty of raping and killing nine-year-old minor girl in Mandwa slum area of Nehru Nagar on June 8. Quantum of punishment will be decided on Thursday.  On Wednesday, heavy police force was deployed in the court premises to avoid any untoward incident as accused was produced in court when court found him guilty. ADJ ..

Promises made to farmers will be fulfilled: Bhanot

 Staff Reporter: Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot said that promises made to farmers by Congress Government will be fulfilled at any cost. Besides, Ram Gaman Path will be constructed. Bhanot was addressing a press conference after presenting budget in Assembly on Wednesday. He added that State Government has received around Rs 2,700 crore less from Centre. Now all states are questioning the economic policies of centre.  He was of the view that as centre did not get expected response in ..

Govt Naveen Girls’ School magazine ‘Tulsi’ released

 Staff Reporter: Government Naveen Girl’s Higher Secondary School, Tulsi Nagar, Bhopal, held a programme for release of school magazine Tulsi of academic session 2018-19 on the other day in the campus. The magazine was released by the chief guest of the occasion Ward Councilor Amit Sharma.  During this programme, the students of the school sang Saraswati Vandana and lighting of the ceremonial lamp also held to mark the occasion. Thereafter, the Principal of school Vandana Shukla ..

Main accused in trader’s loot case arrested

  Our Correspondent: Sagar Sagar police have arrested the main accused and his accomplice in the loot incident in May month in broad daylight at Gedaji Complex, Sagar city. A Katni-based businessman was divtested of Rs 6 lakh. The other accused of this sensational loot incident were arrested earlier. The absconding main accused Ankit Tiwari, resident of Sagar and his accomplice, Nikki were arrested by Sagar police from Bhandara, Maharastra. Special police team including ASI Gaurav ..

CM Kamal Nath gives directives in Janadhikar programme

 Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that action taken against officers-employees for negligence in matters of public welfare should be publicized so that common man come to know about it and also to give a lesson to other negligent officers. He further mentioned that complaints and problems received under the current system should be redressed hundred percent. The Chief Minister Nath was addressing the Collectors in Janadhikar programme through video conferencing at Mantralaya ..

‘Positive impact on real estate because of reduction in guideline rates of property’

 Staff Reporter: Minister Rathore at ‘Union Budget and GST’ seminar  Addressing a seminar on ‘Union Budget and GST’, the Minister for Commercial Taxes Brijendra Singh Rathore said that the State Government is committed to give relief in taxes to common man of the State. A positive initiative has already been taken in this direction. Informing about the amendments related to stamp fee, he said that 2.5 per cent stamp fee was charged till now on property division ..

BMC carries out cleanliness inspection at different wards

 Staff Reporter: Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) will deduct one-day salary of health officials and ward inspector for not marinating cleanliness in respective wards. On Tuesday cleanliness inspection was carried out at ward number 43, and cone 9, 10, 11, 18 and 19. During inspection BMC Commissioner Vijay Data along with other officials were present including additional commissioner BMC Rajesh Rathore, incharge health official Kamar Saquib etc. BMC officials inspected the cleanliness ..

MP shooter Rubina to represent India in Para Sports World Cup

 Staff Reporter: Rubina Francis is the only player from Madhya Pradesh among 11 players in the Indian team, who has been selected for the World Shooting Para Sports World Cup. In the World Cup, Rubina will participate in Para 10 meter Air Pistol Competition of Girl’s category  Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy Para player Rubina Francis will represent Indian team in the World Shooting Para Sports World Cup to be held at Osijek, Croatia from July 22 to 31, 2019.  ..

18 stolen vehicles worth 4.5 lakh seized from lifters

 Staff Reporter: The Nishatpura police have nabbed two vehicle-lifters and recovered 18 two-wheelers worth Rs 4.5 lakh from their possession from 80 ft road on Sunday. DIG Irshad Wali addressing mediapersons at police control room said that acting on a tip off, a man was detained during vehicle checking at 80 ft road who failed to provide details of the vehicle and confessed that it was stolen one. The accused was identified as Chandresh Yadav (30), son of Ramkishan Yadav, a resident of ..

EPFO employees plant saplings at Arera Hills

 Staff Reporter: Officials and employees led by Regional Commissioner S K Suman of Employees Provident Fund Organisation, Bhopal, under plantation programme organised by Capital Project, Forest Division, Bhopal planted saplings at Arera Hills in the state capital on Monday. Regional Commissioner S K Suman said that all employees and officials had decided to plant saplings adjacent to their houses and office because of increasing temperature of Bhopal. Suman said that the employees and officials ..

Co-operatives Minister Govind Singh presides over Board of Directors’ meet

 Staff Reporter:  Seed Federation to produce seeds too under brand name ‘Sah-Beej’  Along with distribution and marketing of certified and high breed seeds to farmers, the Madhya Pradesh State Co-operative Seed Federation will produce seeds too. This decision has been taken in a Board of Directors’ meeting held under the chairmanship of the Minister for Co-operatives Govind Singh and in presence of Minister for Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Sachin ..

BMC Commr Datta inspects cleanliness arrangement

 Staff Reporter: Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Vijay Datta took inspection of cleanliness near Bhopal talkies area on Monday. He instructed to slap spot fine on those traders who threw waste of their shop on road. A sum of Rs 7000 was recovered as fine from four traders. Likewise, he also directed to slap fine of those people who instead of throwing household waste in dustbin used public place to dump the waste. He is almost on daily basis visiting various areas during ..

Man kills father-in-law to teach wife a lesson

 Staff Reporter: IN A shocking incident, a 35-year-old car mechanic stabbed his father-in-law to death at his residence in Durga Nagar area of Koh-e-fiza on Sunday morning. After a heated argument, the accused stabbed the deceased repeatedly with a knife. At the time of murder, accused’s mother and son were present in another room of the house.  After the murder, the accused fled, while his mother informed landlord of deceased. Someone in the area also informed Dial 100 and soon ..

Union Minister gives order for survey of Ramtek-Shikara line

 Our Correspondent: SEONI Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gave instructions to senior Railway officers for carrying out survey of railway line from Ramtek to Shikara. Railway Minister Goyal met MP Dr Dhalsingh Bisen. They have discussion over construction of railway line for said route to lessen the time of travel to Nagpur. During this meeting, Railway Minister Goyal immediately instructed railway officers for survey and gave assurance to Dr. Bisen for seriously having construction ..

‘All communities should make efforts to connect new generation with Indian values’

 Staff Reporter: CM Kamal Nath attends mass marriage programme of Mehra Dehriya community in Chhindwara  Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that efforts should be made by all communities to connect new generation with Indian values. He said that it is must because the diversified identity, which has been established by our country in the world, should be preserved and kept strong. Nath was addressing the Mass Marriage programme of Mehra Dehriya community in Chhindwara on Sunday. Kamal ..

Combined efforts must to ensure edn to deprived kids: CM

 Staff Reporter: CHIEF Minister Kamal Nath said that we all have to make combined efforts to enrol education deprived children in schools. This is a collective responsibility. He further said that how to secure children’s future is a biggest challenge before us today. Nath was addressing ‘School Chale Hum’ Abhiyan in Chhindwara on Sunday. Nath mentioned that education is essential for prosperity of a country, state and society. Therefore, we all should make efforts to identify ..

School bus checking drive continues, traffic workshop held

Staff ReporterTraffic Police Bhopal continued their school bus checking campaign on Friday too in the State capital, where 15 school buses and magic vans were taken under action for violating the determined rules of Supreme Court.The campaign is being run keeping in view the convenience and safety of the students in city. In the wake of the autocratic behaviour of school bus drivers while plying buses on road,   Traffic Police addressing workshop at Government Higher Secondary School, ..

MP Police, FXB sign MoU for skill devpt, capacity building to check crime

Staff ReporterWith a view to teach skill development and capacity building, the Madhya Pradesh Police DGP Research and Policy Cell signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an international-level NGO FXB, India Suraksha, New Delhi, on Thursday. Special Director General (Training) Sanjay Rana and the representative of NGO FXB, India Suraksha, New Delhi, at Police Headquarters.  MP Police Special DG (Training) Sanjay Rana and NGO FXB India’s representative Mamata Bogoyari signing ..

DIG takes stock of security arrangements at Assembly

Staff Reporter DIG Irshad Wali taking stock of security arrangements at Assembly in State capital on Friday. As Assembly’s Monsoon Session is to start from July 8 onwards, DIG Irshad Wali went to Assembly and took stock of security arrangements on Friday. He also briefed police personnel deployed in security arrangements. During his visit to Assembly, he inspected check posts and points and asked police personnel to remain alert during duty. He warned that no negligence in duty will ..

Monsoon covers entire State, heavy rainfall warning

Staff ReporterSouth-West monsoon has covered entire Madhya Pradesh. Now sky is replete with dark black clouds and rains have battered many places during last twenty four hours. Even during day time on Friday, light to moderate rains lashed several places of State.  A woman riding pillion trying to protect bike rider by providing umbrella cover to him in the State capital on Friday.   During the day time on Friday, light to moderate rains lashed many parts of state. Tikamgarh recorded ..

‘MP should get more share on rich resources’

 Staff Reporter: Former CM Chouhan also said that the Commission should also seriously contemplate on those recommendations which were given by Committee of CMs during 14th Finance Commission  “A MAJOR portion of Madhya Pradesh is under forest cover and a sizeable population resides in forest area. The State has rich mineral resources with which the State can be developed more. Therefore, Madhya Pradesh should be given more share on its resources,” said former Chief ..

Student seeking grace marks threatens to end life outside minister’s bungalow

 Staff Reporter: DISHEARTENED and frustrated by indifferent approach of MPBSE officials in giving grace marks needed to pass a subject, a Singrauli-based student who appeared in class X Board exam last year created ruckus outside Education Minister’s bungalow and threatened to immolate self on Thursday. Talking to the media at the venue, 21-year-old student, Shyam Das, claimed to be visiting State capital several times along with his class 10 failed marksheet for over an year and met ..

Child protection panel to focus on school dropouts

 Staff Reporter: Child protection panel which is proposed in all wards of the city to curb violence against children will focus on school dropouts. National Institute of Women Child and Youth Development has pointed out that studies of data recorded on RTE Education Portal Madhya Pradesh shows that 4,824 children are dropouts in Bhopal. Apart from this, many children are deprived of education as a child. In the old town of Fanda block, 3,534 children are out of school. Conditions are also ..

Collector Pithode holds review meeting of Food & Civil Supplies deptt

 Staff Reporter: Collector Tarun Pithode holding a review meeting of the officials belonging to Food and Drug Administration, Measurement Department and Food and Civil Supplies departments at Collectorate on Thursday. Pithode warned the officials concerned to take samples four times more than the given target for testing of food items and take strict action against the guilty. He directed that field staff should remain in field and he would make surprise inspection.  Collector Pithode ..

Guest faculties, employees stage protest

 Staff Reporter: Under the aegis of ‘Janhit Mahagathbandhan Karmchari Sangathan’, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, a number of guest faculties and employees staged two-day protest on Wednesday at Shahjahani Park, raising their delayed demands. Talking to ‘The Hitavada’, Shambhu Charan Dubey, President, Atithi Shikshak Sangharsh Samiti and State President of ‘Janhit Mahagathbandhan Karmchari Sangathan’ stated that, “Sangathan employees are continuously requesting ..

Cash, jewellery stolen from chemist’s house

 Staff Reporter: House of a chemist located at Ayodhya Nagar area was targeted by thieves who made away with cash, gold and silver ornaments over Rs 1 lakh, police told on Wednesday. SHO Mahendra Kulhara said that the victim Yogendra Tiwari, 37, son of Motilal Tiwari, lives in EWS-199, Phase 5 in Ayodhya Nagar, and runs a medical shop at Bajrang Market, Barkheda in Piplani area.  A complaint was lodged by the victim with the Ayodhya Nagar police and in his complaint, he stated that ..

Bhopal-Indore six-lane Expressway to be Model Highway: CM Nath

 Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Union Surface Transport and National Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari at latter’s New Delhi residence on Monday late night and held a detailed discussion on issues related to national highways. Discussing the proposed Bhopal-Indore six-lane Green Expressway in the State, the Chief Minister said that the Expressway will be developed in the form of a flagship road. Its construction can be taken up by either NHAI or the State Government.  He ..

Miscreants open fire at police after being caught breaking ATM

 Staff Reporter: A Dial 100 police team on night vigil foiled an attempt to break an ATM kiosk of the State Bank of India (SBI) in Parwalia area in the city on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. Although the burglars carrying pistol also fired in the air to warn their accomplices that a police team was around, the cops could not retaliate because they failed to locate the criminals due to darkness and cloudy sky. None of the accused was held and now the sleuths are busy gathering ..

Rains batter isolated parts of State, heavy rains likely

 Staff Reporter: Monsoon system remains active in many parts of Madhya Pradesh. Rains battered isolated places during last twenty four hours. Bhopal witnessed cloudy weather and a spell of drizzling till Tuesday evening. In its forecast, Weather Department predicted heavy rains in sundry parts of State. Weather Department said that heavy rains are likely to lash some parts of Anuppur, Dindori, Umaria, Rewa, Satna, Jabalpur, Narsinghpur, Chhindwara, Seoni, Balaghat, Sagar, Damoh, Sehore, ..

Lokayukta raid on engineer of WRD

 Staff Reporter: Unearths disproportionate assets, documents  Bhopal Lokayukta Police conducted raid against Water Resources Department’s Executive Engineer (EE) posted in Sidhi. Along with Sidhi, raid was also conducted at two houses of accused in state capital. Cash, ornaments, silver and land documents have been seized in the raid and investigative offices fathom that there is possibility of recovery of some more incriminating documents. An official of Bhopal Lokayukta ..

Vijay Yadav assumes charge as Chairman of IPS Association

 Staff Reporter:  Other members of IPS Association also assume charge  Special DGP SAF Vijay Yadav assumed the charge as Chairman of Madhya Pradesh IPS Association on Monday. Along with him, other office-bearers of newly-formed body of IPS Association also assumed their respective responsibilities. Special Director General of Police, Training, Sanjay Rana felicitated Vijay Yadav by presenting the bouquet.  Among the newly-elected members of IPS Association, ADG Economic Offence ..

Police solve blind murder case

 Staff Reporter: With the arrest of one of the accused, police have solved the blind murder case of a man on Monday. Accused killed their victim over the money related dispute. Hunt is on to nab other accused. Police said that body of deceased Gajraj Singh, 40, was found in a field at bypass road area of Sukhisevania on June 26. To reach till bottom of case, call details of deceased’s mobile was taken out. In investigation, it came to fore that Gajraj Singh used to work as a confectioner. ..

Online lottery held for admission of children of weaker section in private schools

 Staff Reporter:  Minister for School Education Dr Prabhuram Chowdhary inaugurated online lottery system for admission of children belonging to weaker section in private schools by one click at Government Subhash Higher Secondary School for Excellence on Monday. A total of 2.35 lakh online applications have been received this year. Information about school allotment through lottery is being sent by SMS on mobile numbers of all the applicants. Applicants can get their children enrolled in ..

Governor Patel distributes Jan Swasthya Yojana golden cards

 Staff Reporter: Governor Anandiben Patel distributed the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Swasthya Yojana golden cards to the employees of Raj Bhavan and their families on the occasion of Doctor’s Day. The Governor said that, the objective of the scheme is to provide health insurance to the economically weaker sections, so that they can lead a healthy life without worries. She told that, nine Government and 40 private hospitals of Bhopal have been listed under this scheme. She told ..

Heavy to very heavy rainfall warning in some parts of State

 Staff Reporter: SUNDAY morning started with heavy rains in the State capital which resulted in waterlogging in many areas. Heavy rain showers brought huge respite with chaos. The incessant rains continued for three to four hours and resulted in uprooting of trees in some areas that led to traffic jam and power cuts. Potholes surfaced on newly built roads due to heavy flow of water from nearby nullahs. However, weather started to change by noon and by late afternoon it was sunny again with ..

Global School Of Excellence inaugurated in Sehore

 Staff Reporter: Global School of Excellence a chain of schools has opened its new branch in district Sehore. This is the third branch after Raisen and Obedullganj. Sehore MLA Sudes Rai, Sehore collector Ajay Gupta and Joint Commissioner, Income tax Prashant Mishra inaugurated the new campus of the school in Sehore. The programme was started with the lightning of lamp in front of Goddess Saraswati. Students of junior classes performed a dance on welcome song to welcome the guests.  Global ..

Students’ battle for UG admission continues

 Staff Reporter: Though it was Sunday but most of college campuses were filled with hustle and bustle since morning. Aspirants from different cities and areas having seat allotment were lined up outside colleges till late evening hours. Either private or Government College, huge rush of students witnessed. As applicants having seat allotment for undergraduate courses are left with only one day to confirm their admission with fee submission, Department of Higher Education (DHE) directed to ..

‘Participation must for result in work’

 Our Correspondent:  Mandla Finance Minister and district incharge, Tarun Bhanot said that transperancy is must in administrative works. The better result of any project would be received when officers and public representatives world work in co-ordination. In developmental works, particpation of public representatives would be ensured. Minister Bhanot issued these instructions in the meeting of District Planning Committee held at DPC building. This meeting was attended by Union Minister ..

Police behaviour should create respect and not fear in society: CM Nath

 Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath dedicates police residential quarters in Indore  Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that the image of the police should be such that the public looks up to them with respect and not fear. For this it is important for the police to establish emotional connection with the people. The Chief Minister was dedicating the residential quarters constructed by Madhya Pradesh Police Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation in Indore today. ..

Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve under threat

 By Ashish Rajput; Natural biodiversity of Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is under threat due to deteriorating vegetation in the dense forest. Diminishing soil fertility of Sal forest in the biosphere is a matter of grave concern for the Government and other concerned agencies for sustainability of rich forest and maintaining the existence of rivers Narmada, Son and Johila. Increasing biotic interferences, mainly the human interference in forest fringes of Amarkantak, is badly hampering ..

Party leadership feels best is yet to come: Chouhan

 Staff Reporter: Former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that party high command is of the view that best of BJP is yet to come and to achieve the best, party has to expand its base by increasing the membership. Chouhan was addressing the district-level meeting of membership campaign at BJP office in State capital on Saturday. He added that there is a big difference between BJP and other political parties.  “Those political parties, who have to strengthen their organisation ..

MP shooter Rubina wins two golds

 Staff Reporter: 19th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting C’ship   In the 19th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship in New Delhi, Madhya Pradesh shooter Rubina Francis clinched two gold medals. She won gold medals in junior and senior category of 10 meter air pistol para women competition. In this championship, Madhya Pradesh shooters won 17 medals so far.  Rifle players won three gold, five silver and five bronze medals while pistol players clinched ..

Anti-Drug Addiction drive: Child protection plan will be made at zone-level

A campaign will be organised at zone-level to protect children from drug addiction. A meeting in this regard was organised at Mangalwara which witnessed participation of municipal corporation officials, officers from women and child department and NGO representatives.   The meeting was organised by NIWCYD along with UNICEF and MPR. Satyednra Pandey from NIWACYD said that a total of 15 wards were studied in connection with safety of children. It is been observed that small children living ..

Govt should focus on rehab of dam outsees: NBA

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA)activists organised a press conference in state capital on Friday with regards to the rehabilitation issues of dam out sees .They alleged that the total amount spent on Sardar Sarovar was Rs 60,000 crores, while the original commission for the Planning Commission was only for Rs 6488 crores.  The scheme was completed by showing the benefits of power to the drought-hit farmers of Gujarat. But today the reality is that Gujarat governmnet has not been paying the ..

Campionites Priyansh holds first rank in 14th MP State-level UCMAS Abacus

Campion School student Priyansh Parey held first rank in 14th MP State-level UCMAS Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition 2019 while Raghav Saran stood first in dance and drama competition. Priyansh Parey from Std IV participated in 14th MP State UCMAS Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition 2019 held a few days back and bagged medal, merit trophy, and merit rank certificate and qualified for the next level of the competition.  In another competition of dance and drama, Raghav Saran from ..

Let the bat be a symbol of India’s victory and not defeat of democracy: Kamal Nath

  Dear young colleagues, India has two great qualities. Firstly, it is the world’s largest democracy and secondly, it is world’s youngest nation. It is but natural that the country has greater expectations from the elected young representatives. Why not? We have a glorious heritage of democracy.  The full-grown banyan tree of Indian democracy we are witnessing today has deep roots. The seeds of sacrifice were sown deeper and today it stands as source of inspiration ..

CM lays foundation stone for 650 KW solar plant at CAPT, Bhopal

 MP Govt to confer Vinoba Bhave International Award on a country for promoting solar pumpsThe Madhya Pradesh Government will confer Vinoba Bhave International Award on a country for its outstanding work in promoting solar pumps. Chief Minister Kamal Nath informed this while addressing the foundation laying ceremony for a 650 KW solar plant at the Central Academy for Police Training at Bhopal on Friday.  Addressing the gathering, Kamal Nath recalled the global Earth Summit at Rio 27 ..

5 cops fined for violating traffic norms

ON SECOND consecutive day, action of traffic police continued against those cops who violated traffic norms either by not wearing helmet or jumping traffic signals. During vehicle checking drive conducted in police line area of Nehru Nagar on Thursday, five cops were fined for not wearing helmet and violating traffic norms.   On Wednesday, 35 cops were fined for violating traffic norms. Traffic police also stopped those people who were riding two wheelers by covering their face with scarf ..

Rain lashes Bhopal, rainfall activities to increase in State

 Weather Department said that monsoon is expected to hit Bhopal either on June 30 or on July 1 Rainfall on Thursday evening was pre-monsoon showers The city witnessed 20 mm rainfall in the State capitalA SPELL of moderate rainfall hit Bhopal on Thursday evening giving much-needed relief from humidity. The rainfall lasted for atleast an hour. People were caught unaware by sudden downpour. Bike riders and pedestrians took shelter under roadside trees but they could not save themselves from getting ..

Sec 144 to be imposed near Vidhan Sabha from July 8

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Session will run from July 8 to 26 TO MAINTAIN peace, law and order during Assembly Session, Collector and District Magistrate Tarun Kumar Pithode has issued an order to impose Section-144 under CrPC Act-1973 from July 8 to 26. According to the order, five or above people cannot gather at public places in the above mentioned area. Once the Section 144 is imposed then no person will be allowed to lead or participate in any procession or demonstration. Moreover, no meeting will ..

Narsinghpur cops nab 5-yr-old girl’s rapist

ASP Rajesh Tiwari plays crucial role in solving the case Accused Santosh Markam is a tradesman cook in SAF Battalion, NarsinghpurWITHIN 48 hours of incident, Narsinghpur police arrested rapist of five-year-old girl. The accused was arrested with the help of CCTV footage. Police said accused is a tradesman cook in SAF Battalion, Narsinghpur, Santosh Markam. On June 25, a woman reported Stationganj police station that someone had abducted her five-year-old daughter. Acting promptly, massive search was ..

Mayor presents last budget of his tenure

 Staff Reporter: Budget passed with voice vote. No new tax imposed in budget   Mayor Alok Sharma tabled the last budget of his tenure during the BMC General Council meeting on Wednesday. After a long debate, the budgetary demands were passed with voice vote. No new tax has been levied on the public. The BMC General Council meet started with an uproar on stray dog menace. As the meeting started, Congress Corporator Rafiq Qureshi raising the issue of dog menace said that there have ..

Kingpin of intl gang involved in crypto currency business held

 Staff Reporter: STF has arrested a man who is kingpin of international gang involved in business of prohibited crypto currency. This international gang has duped thousands of people to the tune of crores of rupees and invested ill gotten money in properties apart from spending on luxuries. Kingpin of gang was held along with his wife from Jabalpur. Further investigation is underway to arrest other gang members.  The network of gang members is spread in India and foreign countries including ..

Survey to know utility of BRTS corridor soon: Jaivardhan Singh

 Staff Reporter: Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridor remains to be a thorny issue owing to increasing accident cases. Now, the State Government is seriously contemplating to check its utility and to see that whether it is necessary to demolish it. To reach till any conclusion, Government has decided to take the help of an expert. Addressing the press conference, Urban Administration and Development Minister Jaivardhan Singh told that help of Central Road Research Institute’s Senior ..

Looking forward to play role of sports person, says TV actor Rajveer Singh

 By Shaily Acharya:  Television actor Rajveer Singh, who has been seen in Star Plus show ‘Kya Qusoor Hai Amla Ka’ and ‘Ishq Kills’, besides have also been part of recent film ‘De De Pyaar De’ is currently receiving love of audiences in show ‘Sufiyana Pyaar Mera’. The actor is playing main lead in role of Zaroon. He is happy and satisfied as it is something different from his past roles. During his visit to the City of Lakes, Rajveer shared ..

Survey to omit ineligible from Sambal scheme soon: Sisodia

Survey to omit ineligible from Sambal scheme soon: Sisodia..

Schools reopen with fun activities

 Staff Reporter: All the Government, Government-aided and private schools reopened after the end of summer vacations on Monday with fresh start and great enthusiasm. The Government schools witnessed second phase of School Chale Hum campaign. Pravesh Utsav was organised in the schools where the children were welcomed by putting up tilak on forehead by the teachers. A special programme was organised at Model Higher Secondary School, TT Nagar, where School Education Minister Dr Prabhuram Choudhary ..

Foresters mulling plan to rehabilitate Black Panther

 Staff Reporter: The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has come up with ambitious plan of rehabilitating Black Panther in State. The Forest Department has proposed to bring two pairs of panther from African countries after settling the project of lion at Kuno Palpur. According to forest officials, the proposal to bring Black Panther was sent to the ministry in the year 2016. After a few months of this proposal, lion project at Kuno Palpur became other issue to be addressed on priority basis. ..

Employees must have knowledge of Parliamentary system: PS Shrivastava

 Staff Reporter: Sansadiya Vidyapeeth begins training programme  Principal Secretary, Parliamentary Affairs, Malay Shrivastava on Monday launched the training programme organised at Pt Kunjilal Dubey Rashtriya Sansadiya Vidyapeeth. Employees of various government departments are taking part in the training programme on the directions of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Dr Govind Singh. Principal Secretary Shrivastava said that according to the State Government’s manifesto the ..

Work as if every child is your own: Collector Pithode

 Staff Reporter: District Collector Tarun Pithode while appraising the Dastak Abhiyan told the officials concerned that one must carry out the campaign in such a manner as if every child is their own child, only then the goal can be achieved cent percent.  He also mentioned that children are supposed to be the future of this nation, hence, the Dastak Abhiyan should be carried out with immense concentration and intensity as prioritising their health is important. In the meeting it was ..

‘BJP must connect with all sections of society during membership drive’

Staff Reporter: BJP National General Secretary Ram Lal said, “Along with the membership drive, BJP has to become omnipotent and it should be ensured that the party gets in touch with all sections of the society. We must focus on those sections of the society where we need to work more.” Talking about BJP’s landslide victory in Lok Sabha elections, Ram Lal added that the party received overwhelming response from poor people, new voters and beneficiaries, hence they should be ..

Four prisoners escape from Neemuch jail n Jailer, Assistant Jailer, three constables suspended

 Staff Reporter: FOUR prisoners escaped from Neemuch jail by scaling the wall during wee hours of Sunday. Following the incident, Jailer, Assistant Jailer and three constables have been suspended with immediate effect. Neemuch Police Control Room told ‘The Hitavada’ that accused have been identified as Nar Singh (20), Dubey Lal Dhruve (19), Pankaj Mongia (21) and Lekhram (29). A senior officer of Jail Department also informed ‘The Hitavada’ that the accused were lodged ..

Police raid two spa centres, arrest over two dozen people

 Staff Reporter: First massage and spa centre was raided at Shyamlla Hills area and the second one was raided in Misrod area  Bhopal police raided two massage and spa centres and arrested around two dozen people on Sunday evening. First massage and spa centre was raided at Shyamlla Hills area and second in Misrod area. Around 14 girls, including two from Thailand and around 15 men, have been arrested. They have been booked under PETA Act. In Shyamlla Hills area, police raided Alish ..

Govt should ensure justice to all: Arvind Shrivastava

  Staff Reporter: Deputy Secretary of MPSLSA Arvind Shrivastava informed that MPSLSA provides free of cost legal aid to weaker sections of the society, economically weak, helpless and victims.  The programmes and schemes are implemented through four-level arrangement   Deputy Secretary, Madhya Pradesh State Legal Service Authority, Arvind Shrivastava, on Saturday said as per Section 39 (A) of the Indian Constitution, it is the duty of the Government to ensure that no citizen, ..

CM discharged from hospital after minor finger operation

 Staff Reporter;  The Chief Minister Kamal Nath has been discharged from the Government Hamidia Hospital after a minor operation. Informing about this, Minister for Medical Education Dr Vijay Laxmi Sadho said that, he is completely healthy. Minister Dr Sadho has informed that the Chief Minister Kamal Nath was admitted in the hospital at 9.00 am for the minor operation.  The Orthopedic Specialist and Head of the Department Dr Sanjeev Gaur and Head of the Department Anesthesia Dr Aditya ..

Heavy rains warning for parts of State; Bhopal to witness thundershowers

 Staff Reporter: In last twenty-four hours, showers were witnessed in many areas including Shadol, Ujjain, Indore and Rewa, Bhopal, Hoshangabad and Jabalpur divisions. Weather Department has issued heavy rains warning for Anuppur, Dindori, Jabalpur, Katni, Singrauli and Shahdol. Maximum temperature recorded at Bhopal has come down to 38 degrees Celsius on Saturday which was five degree above normal and minimum temperature recorded was 28 degrees Celsius which was two degree above normal. ..

Help rural craftsmen in getting loans by making them skilled: Yadav

 Staff Reporter: Minister for Cottage and Village Industries, New and Renewable Energy Harsh Yadav said that concrete steps should be taken to make rural craftsmen skilful and to help them in getting loan assistance. In a meeting held at Mantralaya, he gave instructions to provide necessary assistance to real beneficiaries by ensuring immediate redressal of self-employment cases at bank level. Yadav stated that necessary assistance should be made available immediately from banks to those ..

No separate conservation plan for leopards in MP

 By Ankita Garg:  Leopard, enlisted as schedule one animal in Wildlife Protection Act 1972, is still chasing behind its safety and conservation plans in Madhya Pradesh. The population of leopard surpasses tigers in State and their death ratio is too high. Within four months of year 2019, more than 40 leopards have died in the State for several reasons but the Forest Department is yet to chalk out action plans. While four leopards were killed by tigress in several forest areas, three leopards ..

International Yoga Day celebrated with zeal in Katni

A district-level 5th International Yoga Day was celebrated at Forester Playground in presence of public representatives, government officers, renowned citizens and large number of students of schools and colleges, voluntary organisations with great enthusiasm. In district-level Yoga Day, the main attraction was that Divyang students of Saksham Hostel also participated. On the occasion, MLA of Mudwara, Sandeep Jaiswal, Mayor, Shashank Shrivastava, Collector, Shashibhushan Singh, SP, Lalit Sakyawar, ..

Monsoon expected to hit State within 72 hours

 Pre-monsoon activities continue to provide light to moderate showers to isolated places of State. As of now, sky is dotted with partial cloud cover. In last twenty four hours, some places were battered by rains. Weather Department has forecasted rains in many parts of State in next twenty four hours. As month is inching towards its end, people are anxiously waiting for arrival of south west monsoon. It is being anticipated that monsoon may make its entry in couple of days. Unlike Thursday, ..

Prepare special work plan for remaining 9 cities besides Smart Cities: CM Nath

Prepare special work plan for remaining 9 cities besides Smart Cities: CM Nath..

Shivraj demands justice for Shivam’s parents

BJP workers, led by ex-Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan staged a dharna at Bharat Mata square and sought justice to parents of Shivam, who died in police custody recently. Shivam’s parents also participated in dharna. Expressing concern over death of Shivam Mishra, Chouhan told that he is deeply pained by seeing the situation of Shivam’s parent. Accusing police of killing Shivam, Chouhan told that such kind of things would not be tolerated. The fight is not against police rather ..

People-leaders join hands for Upper Lake

FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Public Relations Minister P C Sharma, Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh and Mayor Alok Sharma participating in ‘Shramdaan’ at Upper Lake on Thursday.    Staff Reporter:  Minister Jaivardhan Singh, PR Minister Sharma inaugurate deepening work of lake  Remove encroachment from Upper Lake strictly; Do get influenced by anyone’s call  Remove encroachment from Upper Lake strictly and do not be influenced by ..

Shivraj meets parents of deceased Shivam, demands CBI investigation

 Staff Reporter: To stage dharna at Bharat Mata square today  National Vice President of the Bharatiya Janata Party and ex-Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met the parents of deceased Shivam Mishra in police line situated in Bhadbhada area of State capital on Thursday. While consoling the parents of Shivam, Chouhan said that he demands CBI probe into the incident which claimed life of Shivam. Notably, Shivam Mishra died in police custody of Bairagarh police station during the ..

Kolar residents protest poor amenities, hiked power bills

 Staff Reporter: To protest against hefty electricity bills, poor roads and pathetic basic facilities, hundreds of Kolar residents hit the road and staged protest against Kamal Nath government on Thursday. The protesters were led by local MLA Rameshwar Sharma. The protesters raised slogans, demanding solution to the problems they are facing in every day of life. People from all walks of life, including old men and housewives, participated in the demonstration.  They were holding placards ..

Forest Deptt starts home delivery of saplings for Rs 10

 Staff Reporter: Initiating towards Green and clean environment, MP Forest Department has started home delivery of plants at nominal charges of Rs 10 per sapling under ‘tree at your door’ campaign. The department has initiated this nobel step to promote plantation drive in state. Pre-monsoon has already knocked the city door and this year weather department is expecting good rain from June 22 onwards. Officials of forest department said with starting of Monsoon people starts ..

Cop’s son dies in custody of Bairagarh police

(1)Shivam Mishra (2) The car of Shivam Mishra which was damaged badly after colliding with BRTS corridor.(3)IG Yogesh Deshmukh addressing the press conference at Police Control Room in State capital on Wednesday.   Staff Reporter: Deceased’s family accused police of beating victim mercilessly  IG suspends five cops, including SHO; judicial probe underway  In a shocking incident, son of a cop died in custody of Bairagarh police during the intervening night ..

Patwaris will have to sit at HQs for two days in a week: Rajput

 Staff Reporter: Revenue and Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput has said that major innovative steps have been taken by his departments to reduce the problems faced by people in land-related cases and transport -related things. Now it is mandatory for patwaris to sit at the headquarters for two days in a week and if any patwari does not follow the norm then he will have to face the music. Meanwhile, his department has decided to take back unused 1000 acre land from BHEL so that it could ..

Shivraj leads tribals’ march

 Staff Reporter:  Hundreds of tribals from Sehore thronged New Market area of State capital and demonstrated against the alleged atrocities faced by them through the hands of local officials on Tuesday. Former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan led the demonstrators and warned State Government that no injustice with tribals would be tolerated. Later, a delegation led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who accepted all the demands.  After meeting CM, when delegation ..

Sehore Collector instructs officers in time-bound meet

 Staff Reporter: On Monday, Sehore Collector Ajay Gupta chaired time limit meeting at Collectorate meeting hall. He discussed problem of drinking water, monsoon, cleanliness, health and revenue cases. The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer of Zila Panchayat Arun Vishvakarma, ADM Vinod Chaturvedi and all the officers of concerning departments.  The Collector directed all the departmental officers that as the meeting of scheduled caste/Tribal Vigilance Evaluation Committee ..

CM meeting with Governor fuels speculation of Cabinet expansion

 Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath’s meeting with Governor Anandiben Patel at Raj Bhawan on Tuesday created sensation in the corridors of politics in State. When Chief Minister Nath went to Raj Bhawan, speculations started about possible Cabinet expansion.  When independent MLAs and MLAs of BSP and SP, who are supporting the Congress government, came to know about the development, they started to fathom that Cabinet expansion is on the cards and they are going to be adjusted ..

Patients suffer at hospitals due to doctors’ strike

Family members of patients gathered at Hamidia Hospital.       One of the patients being taken for treatment at Hamidia Hospital premises. Staff Reporter:  Patients were seen running from pillar to post to get treatment but to no avail. Even there are reports that doctors have not attended patients operated day before yesterday and they lived without care of doctors  The doctors’ strike in various hospitals paralysed health facilities and left patients ..

CM writes to Amit Shah, suggests set up to control crime against women, kids

 Staff Reporter: A day after ex-Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took the initiative to form ‘Mohalla Samiti’ in every ‘basti’ to provide safe atmosphere for girls by checking the activities of criminals, Chief Minister Kamal Nath shot off a missive to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, proposing a ‘set up’ to stop crime against women and children on Monday. The proposed set up will comprise investigating officers, legal advisors, prosecutors and counsellors ..

Doctors protest demanding security

Doctors protesting at Hamdia Hospital on Monday.  Doctors sitting on dharna at AIIMS Hospital.    Staff Reporter: In support of their demand for security at work place, doctors protested at all the hospitals in State capital on Monday. Doctors gathered at their respective hospitals by holding placards in their hands and raising slogans. They demanded that Government should ensure security for doctors at work place. Doctors gathered outside their offices to discuss the burning ..

Passengers can enjoy scenic beauty in ‘Heritage Train’

 By Ankita Garg: Heritage Train coaches will be replaced with vista-dome coach  Smoke engine will be running the train for spectacular view   It is for the first time in Madhya Pradesh when passengers would get pleasure to travel in ‘Heritage Train’ that will provide spectacular view of natural waterfalls and lush green mountains. Though train has been flagged off on Monday but its coaches will be replaced with the ‘vista-dome’ coach within six ..

‘The Hitavada’, Bhopal’s Rajan Raikwar conferred ‘Man of the Media Award’

 Rajya Sabha Member R K Sinha, ex DGP N K Tripathi, etc felicitating Chief Reporter of The Hitavada, Rajan Raikwar during the function held to mark 30th Foundation Day of Janparishad in State capital on Sunday.  Staff Reporter:  Rajya Sabha Member R K Sinha, ex DGP N K Tripathi conferred ‘Man of the Media Award’ on Rajan Raikwar  Janparishad felicitated Chief Reporter of ‘The Hitavada’, Rajan Raikwar during a function held at State ..

Authorities alert after news of Mirchi Wale Baba in Bhopal

 Staff Reporter: During Lok Sabha elections, Vairagyanand Giri Maharaj had announced that it is Congress candidate Digvijay Singh who will win election from Bhopal. He also told that, if Digvijay Singh does not win the election, then he will take ‘Samadhi’  District administration and police remained on toes after coming to know that Mirchi Wale Baba alias Vairagyanand Giri Maharaj has arrived in State Capital. Police officers were deployed to follow Vairagyanand Giri ..

2 arrested for stealing fuel from vehicles

 Staff Reporter: Gunga police nabbed two miscreants from Ratua village, who were involved in stealing fuel from vehicles and recovered 50 litres of diesel; one of the gang members is absconding. According to the police, acting on a tip off regarding miscreants involved in stealing fuel from the vehicles, police team reached market of Ratua village and nabbed two accused while one of the accused managed to escape. The nabbed miscreants were identified as Khemchand Kushwaha(38), son of Lalaram ..