Mayor Rai orders action against employees who do not wear uniform

    Staff ReporterBhopal Mayor Mati Rai has instructed the sanitation staff to wear uniform while being on duty. She was on a routine visit to the areas of DIG bungalow, Teela Jamalpura, Berasia road, Chowk Bajaar, Zumerati, Loha Bazaa..

Total 4,590 kms Atal Vikas Path to ensure rapid economic transformation of districts

     Staff ReporterMany districts in Madhya Pradesh will witness a complete economic transformation through which six corridors measuring 4,590 kilometres will pass. Madhya Pradesh will have connectivity with other states and will..

Air connectivity from Bhopal to Kolkata, Pune to resume again

    Staff ReporterThe air connectivity from Bhopal to Kolkata and Pune is going to start once again. IndiGo has made preparations to connect both the cities together. In order to ensure long-term operation of flights, only one aircraft..

Retd NABARD officer duped of Rs 50 lakh in name of investment in jewellery shop

    Staff ReporterA retired NABARD officer was duped of Rs 50 lakh by two persons who sought the money to invest in their new shop with a promise of lucrative return on the investment. The Kamla Nagar registered an FIR on the instructi..

Three more cheetahs shifted to big enclosure, total 7 ready for wild

     Staff ReporterThree more cheetahs Aasha, Gamini and Prabhas were shifted to a big enclosure from quarantine cubical at Kuno National Park (KNP) on Wednesday. Team has started shifting of cheetahs to big enclosure for further ..

Dengue alert in 9 areas of city, over 50 patients found in week

    Staff ReporterDue to intermittent rains, dengue infection has started increasing in Bhopal. More than 50 dengue infected patients have been found in the capital city in the last one week. Due to this, the Health Department has decl..

Will new switchovers impact BJP electoral fortunes?

    By Bhavana 'Aparajita' ShuklaOn Wednesday, three more leaders from saffron camp joined the league of turncoats. As ‘The Hitavada’ had published exclusively on September 10 with the headline ‘More switchovers imp..

Third batch of cheetahs to stay in 67 sqkm of area in Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary

    By Ankita GargAs the Gandhi Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary, Mandsaur, will be second home to cheetahs in India, enclosures are being prepared over 67 sq km of area. The enclosures are prepared with cost of Rs 30 crore to welcome the thir..

After EC’s strictness, Excise Deptt crackdown on liquor mafia ahead of elections

   Staff ReporterThe election atmosphere in the State capital is now clearly visible. Recently, the Election Commission of India team had conducted a major tour in Bhopal. During the team’s visit, instructions were given for tightenin..

Will Janhit Party make a difference in this elections?

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ ShuklaBoth Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party swung into full action to win the Assembly election slated at the end of the year. At the same time, new political alternatives are emerging..

People unable to link PAN-Aadhaar as deadline nearing

    Staff ReporterThe deadline for linking PAN number with Aadhaar along with late fee of Rs 1,000 is September 30. Those who do not link both the numbers by this date, their PAN numbers will become in-operative. Hundreds of people who..

CM brings home Ganpati Bappa

   Staff ReporterChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan along with his family brought the idol of Vighnaharta Ganpatiji made by sculptor Ravi Prajapati near Platinum Plaza in Bhopal on Tuesday on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi and installed..

BJP accuses Cong of stealing theme song of ex-Pak PM’s party for its poll campaign

    BHOPAL, The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday alleged the Congress has ‘stolen’ the theme song of Imran Khan-founded Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf for its Jan Aakrosh Yatra campaign, inviting a sharp attack from th..

Unveiling programme of Statue of Oneness should be organised with full dignity, grandeur and divinity: CM

   Staff ReporterChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the unveiling programme of Statue of Oneness in Omkareshwar on September 21, should be organised with full dignity, grandeur and divinity. All the prominent sages and saint..

‘I wish to change cinema’

    By Kartik LokhandeVivek Ranjan Agnihotri. The name has become synonymous with the genre of cinema that tells the story of pain and pride of ‘Bharat’. His National Award winning work ‘The Kashmir Files’ has l..

Lumpy virus cases on rise, 130 cattle infected in city

    Staff Reporteroutbreak of lumpy virus continues in the State capital, due to which 15 cows have lost their lives so far. Whereas, till now 130 cows have been found infected from different areas of the city. The civic body has caugh..

New ILRC centre in Panna to monitor wildlife activities of 11 distts in MP, UP

    By Ankita Garg Integrated Learning and Research Centre (ILRC) concerned to wildlife will be set up in Madhya Pradesh’s Panna district. The centre will be executing plans under Greater Panna Landscape Development. Wildlife act..

Rain fury in Malwa-Nimar region, CM monitors situation

    Senior Special Correspondent Monsoon activity has intensified in many parts of the State. Among them Malwa and adjacent areas are the worst hit. In view of incessant rains, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a virtual meetin..

Shocking: Bodies of young couple found hanging from tree

The bodies of a young couple were found hanging from a tree in forests near Maida Mill area. Police said that the deceased were identified as Dharmwati Lodhi (21) and Devendra Lodhi (20), both residents of Ata Pipariya village of Narsinghpur. Police said that the girl was missing from her home since September 13. The cops said that the girl was wearing Sindoor which indicates that she had married Devendra before they ended lives together. On the other hand, their family members have claimed that ..

Finally, cheetahs complete a year in India!

After so many ups and down, cheetahs brought from Namibia are surviving for past one year in India. Eight cheetahs were reintroduced on September 17, 2022, in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park. Besides, cheetahs brought from South Africa have completed their seven months. Officials said that cheetah project is now successful in India as more than 50 per cent of cats are surviving for a year. In second phase of the project, wildlife experts are set to stress over breeding of cheetahs. However, six ..

Cabinet approval to ‘Mukhya Mantri Krishak Mitra Yojana’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired the meeting of Cabinet at Samatva Bhawan. The Cabinet has approved ‘Mukhyamantri Krishak Mitra Yojana’ to provide permanent agricultural pump connections of 3 horse power or more capacity to farmers/groups of farmers in the state. This scheme will remain effective for two years from the date of implementation. A target of 10,000 pumps has been set under the scheme in the first year. Under the scheme, the distribution company will extend the 11 KV line up ..

MCU adds another feather to Central India’s education arena

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita' Shukla CENTRAL India’s only university of journalism and mass communication is all set to add a new chapter in its threedecade journey with the formal inauguration of a new campus. On Septemb..

Radio Collar is not reason for cheetahdeaths: Project Head Dr S P Yadav

   BY ANKITA GARG AFTER the Cheetah Project attracted controversy with deaths of nine cheetahs, including three cubs, significant statement of Dr S P Yadav, Member Secretary NTCA, and head of Cheetah Project give a new turn to the case..

NGT bans cruise, boats in Upper Lake

   Staff ReporterThe effect of National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order prohibiting the operation of motor boats in the Upper Lake was visible from Thursday. The NGT has retrained the Government from running any cruise boat in any design..

Polls: BJP’s second list may have candidates for high profile seats

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ ShuklaIn poll-bound State, ruling BJP is ahead in making consensus to select candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections. The party is all set to declare second list of candidates soon. Most ..

Police help mentally unstable man reunite with family after 50 days

     By Kumar AnkurA 40-year-old man who was found injured near a showroom in the State capital was reunited with his family in Chhatarpur, all thanks to good Samaritans and Bhopal Police. He had climbed atop a showroom and had fa..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded warm welcome in Bhopal

     Staff ReporterPrime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bhopal on Thursday for a short stay. Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra and Medical Education Minister Vishwas Kailash Sarang along with Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, A..

Husband-wife found hanging in home

    Staff ReporterA 38-year-old man and his wife were found hanging in their home on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased Naresh Gaud and his wife Rita Thakur (30) lived in Pipaliya Jahirpeer village of Sukhi Sewania. Panic gripped the vi..

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar to grace MCU convocation on Sept 15

   Senior Special CorrespondentThe convocation of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication will be held on September 15 at Bishankhedi. Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar will be the chief guest on this occasio..

Bina will create history today: CM

   Staff ReporterChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that September 14 will be marked as a historic day for Bina. Chief Minister Chouhan was reviewing the preparations for the programme to lay foundation stone by Prime Minister Na..

After extending Kuno area by 500 sqkm, cheetahs to be active in sprawling 1,249 sqkm

   By Ankita GargGiving a gift on completion of a year in the country to the cheetahs, a total of 500 sqkm of area has been added up to the Kuno National Park (KNP). Now, cheetahs would have more space to be active in wild. Madhya Pradesh F..

‘Payment in bank accounts of 1.30 crore Bahnas is possible through organised data only’

   Staff ReporterChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that through data prepared through research, survey and scientific means is useful. It is the foundation of good governance and supports in public welfare. Solid statistical data ba..

Entrepreneur’s impudent reaction on social media draw public outrage

   By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ ShuklaOngoing row of controversial comment over Indore’s cleanest tag, public outrage, defamation case continue to hit the headline on Tuesday also, as Ashneer Grover’s response against t..

President Murmu honours Dindori farmer Lahri Bai

   Staff ReporterPresident Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday honoured ‘Plant Genome Sanrakshak Kisan Samman’ for the year 2021-22 to Lahri Bai, a farmer of Dindori, for the conservation and promotion of Sri Anna species. Lahri Bai was h..

Mantralaya work hit due to staff strike

   Staff ReporterGovernment works were adversely disrupted as the Mantralaya employees went on a day-long mass leave on Tuesday. With the movement of staff, there was a silence inside Mantralaya which otherwise used to remain busy. Employee..

Minister Tomar reviews departmental schemes, gives necessary instructions

   Staff Reporter Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar reviewed works of power distribution companies in the ministry. He said that situation of power supply on domestic feeders in urban and rural areas, status of maintenance of power infr..

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in West Mp

   Bhopal, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Bhopal on Sunday has predicted heavy rainfall in West Madhya Pradesh as a result of a cyclonic circulation over central MP. IMD Meteorologist SN Sahu said, “According to the data r..

‘Ladli Bahnas’ to get cooking gas for Rs 450: CM

   Staff Reporter Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that cooking gas cylinders will be given to the Ladli Bahnas for Rs 450. Remaining amount will be paid by the State Government. Pucca houses will be given under ‘Ladli Bahana..

Another jolt to BJP, senior leader Girija Sharma joins Cong

   By Bhavana ‘Aparajita' Shukla Giving a jolt to the ruling BJP in the State, veteran BJP leader and two-time former MLA Girija Shankar Sharma joined the Congress on Sunday. As ‘The Hitavada’ had reported the news ..

Big Relief as rains make a comeback

    By Nupur SenguptaWith early mornings fresh cool breezes blown with showers which made the weather pleasant so the citizens heaved a sigh of relief after heavy rain lashed the city on Friday after sultry weather prevailed for past f..

CM for constantly monitoring of law & order

   Staff ReporterChief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while addressing the Commissioners, IGs, Collectors and SPs through video conference asked them to continuously monitor law and order situation, supply of fertilisers, electricity supply..

Greater Panna Landscape Plan gets approval for conservation of endangered species

   By Ankita GargGreater Panna Landscape Council headed by Madhya Pradesh Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains has approved Greater Panna Landscape Management Plan as part of Ken-Betwa Link Project to be executed in 11 districts of Madhya Prad..

Senior journalists to get monthly honorarium of Rs 20,000

    Staff Reportersenior journalists will receive a monthly honorarium of Rs 20,000 now instead of Rs 10,000. A state-of-the-art State Media Centre will be constructed at Bhopal. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made these announce..

Youth found hanging from tree near VIP road

    Staff ReporterA 27-year-old youth was found hanging from a tree near VIP road, said police. The deceased Dipak Kushwaha was a resident of Khanugaon. His body was found at a distance of two kilometres from his home on Wednesday. The..

Teachers’ Day and Foundation Day celebrated at Vikramaditya Group of Institutions

   Staff Reporter Teachers’ Day and Foundation Day was celebrated by the students and professors of different institutions of Vikramaditya Group in the state capital the other day. The students, teaching staff and members of NGOs pre..

CM for conserving environment at all levels

   Staff ReporterIndore has secured the top position in the country in the National Clean Air Survey- 2023 and received the first prize of Rs 1.5 crore for being the best city with a population of over ten lakh people. Bhopal ranks 5th, Jab..

Attack on ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’: CM says Cong shocked to see BJP getting public support

    INDORE, A day after the BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra was attacked in Neemuch district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan pointed fingers at the Congress and said “it will not succeed with such tactics”. State ..

C’garh seeks 3 tigers from MP; safety conditions yet to be proved

   By Ankita GargThough neighbouring Chhattisgarh wrote to the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department to release two tigresses and one tiger for Achanakmar Tiger Reserve (ATR) and Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary, but it has not mentioned the fulfi..

Grand rally organised for voters’ awareness

   Staff ReporterTo fulfill the pledge of ensuring 100 per cent voting, a voters’ awareness carnival and walkathon rally was organised on Wednesday in Bhopal. The rally, which started from Platinum Plaza, was flagged off by Chief Elec..

Poll panel ready to work as per legal provisions: CEC on ‘One Nation, One Poll’

    BHOPAL, The Election Commission of India is ready to act as per constitutional provisions and the Representative of the People (RP) Act, said Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday in the context of ‘one na..