Jabalpur

Man held for illegal liquor transport

 Staff Reporter: Majhgavan police nabbed an accused while transporting illegal stock of liquor and seized 300 quarters of country-made liquor from him and a tractor trolley in Junvani village, on Monday. Accused has been identified as Neeraj Kol (24), resident of Devri village in Satdhara area. Majhgavan police informed that, acting on a tip-off, police started a search for a suspected man, who was seen while transporting illegal stock of liquor in a tractor trolley.  Continuing the ..

HC convicts accused in rape case

 Legal Correspondent:  In the matter connected to rape case, the division bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice, J K Maheshwari and Justice, Akhil Kumar Srivastava has said “We are of the considered opinion that in the present case, the testimony of the prosecutrix is wholly reliable. We find that the prosecutrix, aged above 16 years and under 18 years was forcibly raped by the respondents in furtherance of their common intention. The respondents are liable to be ..

Katangi police crack blind murder mystery, nab accused in 24 hours

 Staff Reporter: Katangi police have solved the blind murder mystery of a youth and arrested the accused within 24 hours of the incident. The youth was killed following his illicit relation with the wife of accused. The accused has been identified as Shambhu Choudhary (30), son of Lakhan Choudhary, a resident of Kanti village. Superintendent of Police, Nimish Agrawal (IPS) disclosed this while addressing a press conference, on Monday. It may be noted that, a youth named Halke Bhai Gond (18), ..

Water crisis deepens in city with rise in temperature

 Staff Reporter: Following little arrangements, people of dozens of localities have been facing water scarcity  With soaring temperature water crises is also deepening fast in the city. Residents of many areas of the city have been facing water scarcity. The residents who live in hilly areas are in real trouble as neither they are getting potable water from taps nor the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation is providing water in adequate amount from tankers. Moreover, water sources like ..

Woman brutally killed by husband

  Staff Reporter: A woman was brutally killed by her husband on the doubt of her illicit relation with another man at an under construction house situated in Khajri Khiriya village under the jurisdiction of Adhartal police station in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. Taking prompt action into the case, police have succeeded in apprehending the accused within some hours of the incident was reported. The accused has been identified as Bhangilal Gond (52), working as watchman ..

Jasleen Aulakh releases her new song titled 'Woh Khushbu Tumhari'

  Staff Reporter: Jasleen is well known and loved for her music and folk songs in Jabalpur after her performance in Jabalpur Art and Cultural Festival organised by Ityadi Foundation is also a part of a band called Just Ittefaaq  Jasleen Aulakh a renowned professional singer has just released a new song titled 'Woh Khushbu Tumhari'. Jasleen is well known and loved for her music and folk songs in Jabalpur after her performance in Jabalpur Art and Cultural Festival organised ..

Boy flees on marriage day, booked

 Staff Reporter; Civil Line police registered a case against a boy who escaped on the day of his marriage in a dramatic way. The accused had affair with a girl and they already married at a temple in the year 2018. Thereafter, he took the girl at a resort where he took her physical advantage for several months. The girl always asked him to talk with their parents to live a married life but the miscreant always assured her for right time. Their parents came to know the fact of their marriage. ..

Light showers likely in some parts of State

Staff ReporterThere is chance of light showers along with lightening activities in isolated parts of Chambal division and districts including Guna, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Neemuch, Mandsaur, Agar, Rajgarh districts. High velocity winds clocking speed of 30-40 km per hours and hail storm are also likely in some parts of Chambal division and districts in aforesaid regions of state,” said Weather Department.  Clouds hovering over the sky of Bhopal on Friday.  In the meantime, Bhopal ..

NSS, Social Club of St Aloysius’ Institute of Technology organise ‘Save Birds Campaign’

Staff ReporterNational Service Scheme (NSS) and Social Club of St Aloysius' institute of Technology jointly organised ‘Save Birds Campaign’ on Friday. The college jointed the campaign to save bird by offer them water in sakoras. The students vowed to give water and grains to birds and initiated the movement by hanging sakoras at various places in the college campus.   Professors and students of SAIT with sakoras filled with water and grains.   The birds make our life ..

Wanted criminal apprehended

Staff ReporterVijay Nagar police have succeeded in apprehending a wanted criminal of cash prize of Rs 5,000 who was absconding in several sensitive crime cases since more than 2.6-years. The accused has been identified as Saurabh alias Patta Sen (28), son of Narayan Sen, resident of Dixitpura in Kotwali and currently lived at a rented house in Garha Fatak.SHO of Vijay Nagar police station, U. S. Soni informed this while addressing a press conference, on Friday.  Police team with the arrested ..

Youth makes fake FB profile of girl, held

Staff ReporterState Cyber Police Zone, Jabalpur, nabbed an accused for creating fake Facebook account of a girl and trying to take revenge after break-up with her, on Friday. The accused has been identified as Manish Kaurav (31), son of Ramswaroop Singh Kaurav, a resident of Niranjan Ward in Kareli, Narsinghpur district. Accused in custody of Cyber Police.   It may be noted that under the direction Superintendent of Police, Cyber Police Zone Jabalpur, Ankit Shukla, State Cyber Police ..

Panagar Lady Panchayat Inspector caught red-handed accepting bribe

 Staff Reporter; IN YET another success for Jabalpur Lokayukta, a Lady Panchayat Inspector named Kanchan Jha posted at Panagar Janpad Panchayat was caught red-handed accepting pay off of Rs 4000 on Thursday. The Lady Panchayat Inspector unaware of the trap arranged by Lokayukta team demanded to defer proceedings citing indisposed condition. About the case it is informed that village Mudia of Panagar development, appellant named Shivkumar Patel posted as village secretary is being subjected ..

Man axes wife, parents to death, attacks son in Raisen

 Staff Reporter:  Seven-year-old son battling for life in hospital  Police on toes to nab the accused  In a gruesome incident, a drug addict man killed his wife, mother and father with a sharp axe in a tiny village of Bareli tehsil in Raisen district during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. He also attacked his minor son, who is now battling for life in Hamidia Hospital of Bhopal. After the gory incident, accused fled the village. Police have declared a cash ..

PM to address rally in Khargone today

 Staff Reporter: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally at Navgrah in Khargone on Friday. BJP workers are ecstatic about the proposed rally of PM Narendra Modi. BJP has made vast preparations to ensure that as many people should come to hear to PM.  On Thursday, BJP State President Rakesh Singh took stock of the preparations being made for PM’s rally at Navgrah Ground of Khargone. He said that PM is coming to seek blessings of people. He claimed that Khargone’s ..

Twice Pak paid price for its misdeeds, Gadkari

 Staff Reporter: If Pak didn’t stop terrorism then water to it will be stopped  Union Minister Nitin Gadkari told that country has been always top priority for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For him, no agreement could be done against the interests of nation and this kind of feeling has been there after formation of BJP led government in 2014.  He was addressing public meetings in Dhar’s Manawar and Alirajpur on Wednesday. He added that “ We always made efforts ..

MPBSE class XII 72.33% pass; class X 61.32%

Staff Reporter: Drasti Sanodiya topped Humanities group, while Arya Jain and Vivek Gupta topped Science and Commerce groups respectively at the State-level merit list of class XII  The top three scorers of class X at district-level comprised Abhilasha Dubey and Sakshi Mishra, who jointly topped the list with 97.2 percent, Rimsha Tanveer Siddiqui and Rudransh Gupta scored second position with 97 percent, while Kuldeep Shukla ranked third with 96.6 percent respectively  In both the class ..

Abhilasha tops distt merit list of class X

 Staff Reporter: Breaking the myth about sub-standard education being imparted in Government schools, Abhilasha Dubey topped the District-level merit list of Class X Board Examination-2019. The student of Government MLB Girl’s HS School scored 97.2 percent marks with cent percent marks in Mathematics.  She obtained 99 percent in Science, 97 in Sanskrit, 96 in Social Science, 94 in Hindi and 92 in English. Abhilasha was expecting the same result whatever she scored as she gave ..

Aditi only one from divn in XII merit list

 Staff Reporter: Aditi Uppal, a student from Shree Balaji Public School, Vijay Nagar is the only student from Jabalpur division who created a place in the State-level merit list of Class XII. Aditi obtained seventh rank in Biology Group with 93.8 percent. The daughter of Pradeep Kumar Uppal and Dr Vineeta Uppal has scored distinction in all the subjects.  While talking with ‘The Hitavada’, Aditi said, “I was consistent in studies throughout the year, hence did not ..

Osheen to represent India in Junior NBA Competition in USA

 Staff Reporter: The upcoming basketball player Osheen Singh would represent India in second Junior NBA Global competition to be conducted at Florida from August 6, 2019 to August 11, 2019. The boys and girls from 13 years to 14 years age group would participate in the tournament. The trainer of Osheen, Vishwamitra Awardee and Administrator Sports Authority of India (SAI) Jabalpur and international basketball coach, Kuldep Singh Barar said that Oshen performed best in the Junior NBA Inter-Zonal ..

Mystery shrouds man’s suicide

 Staff Reporter: Mystery shrouds the suicidal death of 28-year-old man who reportedly got married seven days ago. Reportedly, on Wednesday afternoon, at Rampur Chapar, falling under Rampur police station area, the funeral procession of man was taken out seven days after his marriage was halted by the in-laws of the deceased man. They alleged that the parents of the deceased were responsible for the suicidal death and also, to return the dowry goods given at the time of marriage. The in-laws ..

Tigress spotted with three cubs, population in Ratapani touches 30

 Staff Reporter: After the recent tiger electrocution case, here is good news for wildlife lovers as a tigress has been spotted with three new cubs at Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary in camera trap. Forest officials claimed that the three cubs were spotted roaming with mother tigress in camera trap. District Forest Officer (DFO), Obedullaganj division under Bhopal Forest Circle, Arvind Pratap Singh Sengar said team is continuously monitoring the tigress and cubs for safety purpose. He said when ..

Man held for creating fake FB account of girl

 Staff Reporter: State Cyber Police Zone, Jabalpur nabbed the accused of creating fake Facebook account of a girl and trying to defame her over a family dispute, on Tuesday. The accused has been identified as Neeraj Singh Thakur, son of Vishal Thakur, a resident of Gwari village in Patan. It may be noted that, under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Cyber Police Zone Jabalpur, Ankit Shukla, State Cyber Police started a campaign against persons involved in IT crime.  During ..

Man crushed to death by train in Kugavan

 Staff Reporter: A man was killed after being crushed by a train in Kugavan village near Kacchpura Railway Station under the jurisdiction of Sanjeevani Nagar police station, on Tuesday. The deceased was later identified as Faggu Choudhary (45), resident of Lalbaba, Paraswara in Sanjeevani Nagar. According to Sanjeevani Nagar police, a man named Tejbahadur Kushwaha (30), resident of Sagra in Tilwara, informed that, according to Loco Pilot, a man was crushed by train on rail track in Kugavan ..

Man ends life after marriage of daughter

 Staff Reporter: A middle-aged man committed suicide by hanging himself from branch of a tree right after marriage of his daughter in Bandariya village under the jurisdiction of Kundam police station late night on May 13. Deceased has been identified as Badri Prasad Choudhary (45), resident of Bandariya village. According to Kundam police, late night on May 13, a man named Rajkumar Suryavanshi (45), resident of Bandariya village, informed that, his relative Badri Prasad Choudhary was living ..

Priyanka makes blistering attack on PM in Ratlam

 Staff Reporter: Making a direct attack on PM Narendra Modi, AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that Prime Minister should tell that what he has done in five years and what he wants to do in next five years. However, a unique tradition has commenced in country wherein only publicity has been done and no work took place, she said. Priyanka Gandhi was addressing an election rally in Ratlam on Monday. Referring to PM, she said “By hearing him you will feel that works which ..

Tiger electrocuted in Satna forest, two suspects held

  Staff Reporter; Forest officials were on toes on Monday after a young tiger was found dead by electrocution in Amirati Beat of Majhgawa range under Satna district late on Sunday night. The incident occurred in Dudhmania jungles has raised hackles of wildlife and experts. Forest team immediately reached the spot on Monday morning and checked the carcass of tiger. Autopsy suggested that the tiger was electrocuted on Sunday evening when it came in contact with live electric wire set ..

Minor boy killed after being hit by oil tanker

 Staff Reporter:  The deceased has been identified as Ajay alias Babu Gond (15)  In a tragic incident, a minor aged boy met his untimely death after being hit by a speeding oil tanker in Sahejpur village under the jurisdiction of Bhedaghat police station, on Monday evening. The deceased has been identified as Ajay alias Babu Gond (15), son of Krishna Gond, a resident of Jaitpur village in Narsinghpur district. According to Bhedaghat police, a man named Dinesh Gond, resident of ..

Police nab absconding accused

 Staff Reporter: Vijay Nagar police succeeded in apprehending the absconding accused of attempting murder and seized three pistols and seven live cartridges from him. The accused has been identified as Aniraj Naidu (30), son of Arun Naidu, a resident of near Ayushman Hospital, Russel Chowk in Omti. Aniraj Naidu is a habitual criminal and active member of Chhotu alias Suyash Choubey’s gang. He is booked in around half dozen sensitive crime cases in different areas. Superintendent of ..

Stock worth Rs 4 lakh gutted at Kohinoor Tower

 Staff Reporter;  The fire was so intense that the Fire Department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation had to press into action as many as four fire tenders to douse the fire  A devastating fire that broke out at furniture shop-cum-workshop situated at Kohinoor Tower near Omti Chowk gutted colossal stock of wooden furniture worth lakhs of rupees on Monday afternoon. The fire was so intense that the Fire Department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation had to press into action as many ..

Mahendra Vajpayee Memorial Lecture held by CTU, Jabalpur

 The divisive politics has long history. Its first use was registered in 1961 when riot took place in Jabalpur. That was widely opposed by Mahendra Vajpayee and supporters. In prevailing situation, the divisive politics is at its peak in the country. But simultaneously, its protest democratically also continued across the country, and Kanhiya Kumar and his protest is a live example, said noted Thinker, Professor Apporvanand of Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi while addressing the Mahendra Vajpayee ..

Thieves loot gold, silver jewellery from Tripur Sundri temple

  Thieves took away 70 grams gold and 4 kilograms silver jewellery from the temple early morning on SundaySensation prevailed in Tewar area when the security of historic Tripur Sundri temple was breached by four persons under the jurisdiction of Bhedaghat police station. Thieves took away 70-grams gold and 4-kilograms silver jewellery from the temple early morning on Sunday.  Thieves managed to break the lock of jewellery box, but failed in taking away more jewellery due to arrival ..

PM Narendra Modi tears into Congress in Khandwa rally

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a scathing attack on Congress by raking up 1984 anti-Sikh riots during a public rally in Khandwa on Sunday. Making indirect reference of controversial comment made by Sam Pitroda, he said “they tells whatever happened, so happened,”.  Training guns toward Kamal Nath and without naming him, he said that accused of anti-Sikh riots was made incharge of Punjab and when Punjab leaders raised voice against him, he was made Madhya Pradesh ..

64.55 per cent voting in 8 LS seats of State

  Barring sporadic incidents, voting for 8 seats was held peacefullyBarring sporadic incidents, voting for eight Lok Sabha seats vis Bhopal, Morena, Bhind, Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha, Rajgarh was held peacefully on Sunday.  Voting Figures Morena - 60.67 pcBhind - 53.09 pc Gwalior - 59.60 pc Guna - 68.65 pc Sagar - 65.69 pc Vidisha - 70.80 pc Bhopal - 65.28 pc Rajgarh - 73.93 pcThe Voter Turn Out App of the Election Commission at 9.30 pm showed the voting percentage at 64.55 ..

Eight LS seats in State go to polls today

(left) Polling parties leave for their respective centres after getting material in Saturday.(right) Chief Electoral Officer V L Kanta Rao speaking to mediapersons in State capital on Saturday.  Staff Reporter:  Bhopal, Morena, Bhind (ST), Gwalior, Guna, Sagar, Vidisha and Rajgarh to go to polls n Polling to start under tight security from 7 am  Under the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in Madhya Pradesh, polling will be held for eight Lok Sabha constituencies vis Bhopal, ..

Big racket in cloning of ATM cards spreading tentacles

  By Ashish Rajput:  A big racket is engaged in cloning of banking cards with the help of technology invented in China n This Chinese software is easily available on internet with complete tutorial to train persons for forgery   People must beware while swiping banking cards as somebody is spying on their cards. A big racket is engaged in cloning of banking cards with the help of technology invented in China. This Chinese software is easily available on internet with ..

Monthly pension of Rs 5,000 to advocates stopping practice at 50

 Staff Reporter: “Madhya Pradesh State Bar Council is an organisation working for welfare of advocates. The council has decided to provide monthly pension of Rs 5,000 to the advocates, who stop practice after 50 years of age and providing library facility to advocates of recognised bar associations,” declared Shivendra Upadhyay, President of State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh while addressing a press conference, on Saturday. Upadhyay said that, last meeting of Bar Council was ..

Adhartal police nab 3, seize firearms

 Staff Reporter;  Police seized two pistols, two live cartridges and empty shell from them  Adhartal police nabbed three habitual criminals and seized two pistols, two live cartridges and empty shell from them. The arrested have been identified as Rahul Thakur (23), son of Gulab Singh Thakur, resident of Suhagi in Adhartal, Vivek alias Chuha (19), son of Nami alias Sanjay Pandey of Welcome Colony, Patel Nagar in Maharajpur and Shubham Mishra (23), son of Vijay Mishra, resident ..

JMC removes illegal motorbike-repairing shops hindering traffic

Acting tough against mechanics who operate motorbike-repairing shops along main roads, the anti-encroachment department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC), on Friday conducted drive in many areas of the city and removed a number of illegal shops. The anti-encroachment squad also seized commodities from the mechanics and shifted them to mechanics' zones. Senior officials informed that the High Court has directed the JMC to ensure mechanics must not operate illegal shops along main roads. ..

Three held with tiger skin near Pench

 Tall claims made by the Forest Department of having tightened noose around poachers have proved superficial with the seizure of a tiger skin from a house in village Potlai. The recovery of the hide is indicative of the fact that the tiger was recently poached. The STF and forest team from Southern general forest division also apprehended three poachers from the village. According to information, Forest Department received a tip-off about the incident. A team of STF and Forest Department ..

BJP alone will win over 300 seats: Javadekar

 “There is a huge Modi wave in the country. BJP alone is going to win more than 300 Lok Sabha seats. Besides, BJP-led NDA alliance will win around 350 Lok Sabha seats. In Madhya Pradesh, BJP will win all 29 Lok Sabha seats,” said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar addressing a press conference in State capital on Friday. Training guns towards Congress, Prakash Javadekar raked up the Batla house encounter case and alleged that Digvijay Singh did not bother to reach the house of ..

3 of Jain family killed in ghastly mishap

 IN A tragic incident, three members of a Jain family from Jabalpur were killed and five others were critically injured in a road accident in Singrampur, Damoh district. The deceased have been identified as Jaishree Jain (55), wife of Praveen Jain, resident of Jabalpur, Aruna Jain (8), daughter of Amit Jain, resident of Ganga Nagar, Jabalpur, Ballu Jain (30), son of Nandu Jain while Rajni Jain (23), daughter of Arvind Jain of Ganga Nagar, Deepali Jain (30), wife of Rahul Jain of Ganga Nagar, ..

Congress shedding crocodile tears: Sitharaman

 Staff Reporter:  Prime accused of gas tragedy was sent off like a guest during Rajiv Govt: Defence Minister  Defence Minister reacts on Rajiv Gandhi row  PM Narendra Modi has every right to question misrule during Rajiv Gandhi’s regime. The former Prime Minister became a martyr in an unfortunate incident but that does not mean that corruption and misrule during his tenure cannot be questioned  DEFENCE Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that former Prime Minister ..

Ensure transparency in counting: CEC

  Staff Reporter: Chief Election Commissioner, Madhya Pradesh, V L Kantarao instructed District Returning Officers to ensure total transparency in preliminary preparations of counting of votes of Lok Sabha elections. He was reviewing preparations of vote counting of Lok Sabha polls in all the districts of State, where the polling of first and second phase have been completed. Election Commission of India, Deputy Commissioner, Sudeep Jain was also present. In the meeting, Additional ..

Madhotal cops bust gambling den

 Staff Reporter; Continuing with drive against miscreants involved in operation of gambling den, cops from Madhotal, acting on an information, raided a den situated near Katangi by-pass close to house owned by Sushil Malgujar falling under Madhotal police station. The raid conducted proved successful as cops apprehended five gamblers and seized a sum of Rs 48,500 from the spot along with gambling sheet, playing card and tabulation sheet.   According to information from Madhotal ..

Husband behind acid attack on woman

 Staff Reporter: The investigations revealed that the husband of the victim, suspecting infidelity, threw acid on her  Thanks to professional investigation carried out by Railway police that the mystery behind acid attack on a woman and her daughter reported on 6.5.2019 has been resolved. The women and her daughter were travelling in train number 11260 Ambikapur-Jabalpur Express were subjected to acid attack at Katni South station when one masked man in possession with bottle of ..

Inter-state ATM card cloning gang busted, 3 held

 Staff Reporter:  IN A major success, police apprehended three accused of inter-state gang involved in cloning ATM cards and using those cards to withdraw money. All three accused are from Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. The success is an outcome of compliant filed on December 2, 2018, December 3, 2018 and January 13, 2019, at different police stations across the city. The arrest was revealed by SP Jabalpur Nimesh Agrawal at police control room on Wednesday evening. Out of the ..

Craze to own new vehicles made this miscreant lift two-wheelers

 Staff Reporter: MADAN Mahal police arrested a vehicle-lifter during a vehicle checking drive on Wednesday. The accused used to steal two-wheelers as he loved driving new vehicles. According to information, during checking of vehicles, cops intercepted a youth driving a two-wheeler. After being stopped, he was asked to show documents of the vehicle. The accused failed to show the papers which made the police suspicious. The accused was brought to police station and was interrogated.  The ..

With just four days to go, Sadhvi Pragya releases Sankalp Patra for Bhopal

 Staff Reporter; Days after vision document released by Congress Lok Sabha candidate Digvijay Singh and just before four days to polling, BJP Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh also came out with ‘Sankalp Patra’ on Wednesday. She, however, stated that it’s not the complete vision document as more issues suggested by people are yet to be included. Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur released ‘Sankalp Patra’ in presence of party leaders including State BJP incharge ..

Computer Baba’s roadshow for Diggy

 Staff Reporter:  Computer Baba led the roadshow of saints taken out in support of Congress Lok Sabha candidate Digvijay Singh in State capital on Wednesday. Saints were carrying saffron flag along with flag of Congress. In the meantime, some persons raised Modi Modi slogan when rally passed through a lane of city. Digvijay Singh claimed that those who raised Modi Modi slogans were BJP workers.  The rally of saints created a unique scene as this was for the first time that Congress ..

I want certificate from farmers, not Shivraj: CM

 Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said that loans of around 21 lakh farmers have been waived off. The Congress government 10 days promise to waive off loan of farmers was actually processed within two hours which is our major achievement. Kamal Nath was talking at the press conference organised at his residence. Further, he said that “I speak late, I speak less but never tell lie.” He also acknowledged that the Election Commission has granted permission to ..

I-T Deptt encouraging people to file returns through schemes: Principal CCIT Chouhan

  Staff Reporter: Aiming encouragement of income taxpayers in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh through education about compliances of Income Tax filing, two initiatives - the Income Tax Collection Scheme 2019 and Income Tax Payer Extension Scheme 2019 - have been taken for Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Duo programmes would help in maximising the potential recovery of income tax in Jabalpur also, Principal Commission of Income Tax Jabalpur 1 and 2 focusing enhancement of new tax recovery ..

Women and Child Welfare Department stops child marriage in Sindhi Camp

 Staff Reporter: Acting promptly on complaint of child marriage on Child Helpline Number, the team of Women and Child Welfare Department intervened and stopped a child marriage in Sindhi Camp, Radhakrishnan ward, on Tuesday. It may be mentioned that, on Akshay Tritiya, the tradition of child marriage is practiced in some communities of the city and in this direction, despite various efforts and initiatives, still, child marriages are being practiced in some parts of the city. Women and Child ..

Vote to give strength to ‘Chowkidar’: PM Modi

   Staff Reporter: Targeting the Congress Government in the State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that MP is witnessing government of two-and-a-half CMs. Cases of abduction, rape and violence against girls are on rise and the Congress Government is keeping silence. “Those leaders who are more worried about their sons and money should learn from great sacrifices made by Lakha Banjara for Sagar lake,” he added. Prime Minister Modi arrived at Sagar at 3 pm by special ..

‘BJP contesting polls on devpt works accomplished in 5 years’

 Staff Reporter:  “IN 2014, there was resentment among public against Congress-led UPA Government so they gave mandate in favour of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and BJP won the elections with thumping victory,” said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari in a press conference on Sunday. Gadkari further said people across the country like BJP’s ideology as it believes in progress and development. He claimed that the works done by the BJP-led Government at the Centre in past five years ..

Youth meets watery grave at Jilharighat

 Staff Reporter: In yet another instance of premature death on account of watery grave, one 18-year-old youth met with watery grave at Jilharighat falling under Gwarighat police station. The tragedy occurred on Sunday morning, when the youth, suspected to have been drowned in river Narmada, ventured at the river bank along with two his fellow associates to have bath in the holy river. All three youths, who had water sports in the river, went far from the river bank and were trapped in deep ..

‘Wrong policies of previous BJP Govt harmed State’

  Our Correspondent: Tendukheda “Narsinghpur is the neighbouring district of my constituency and with Tendukheda, the Congress and my family have very old relations. In order to taken these relations to next level, I am visiting Tendukheda. Around 120 days ago, Congress party formed its government in Madhya Pradesh. At that time the State was facing bad days in which suicide, rape, corruption and unemployment were at peak. Taking a start we have biggest challenge to provide ..

BJP releases chargesheet against Kamal Nath Govt

   Staff Reporter:  In the run up to Lok Sabha elections, BJP fired yet another salvo against Kamal Nath Government by releasing chargesheet against it on Saturday. Ex-Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP State Organisation Incharge Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, BJP National Vice President Prabhat Jha and BJP State Vice President Vijesh Lunavat released chargesheet against Congress Government during a press conference.  Shivraj Singh Chouhan claimed that Congress Government ..

Assets worth lakhs recovered from Indore engineer

  Staff Reporter; A team of Lokayukta, on Saturday, raided the premises of a sub-engineer working at planning wing of the Indore Development Authority (IDA) and unearthed assets worth rupees several lakhs, highly disproportionate to his known sources of income.  His presently income is Rs 55,000 per month. A sum of Rs 35 lakh, 2 kg gold, 3 kg silver, including papers of four shops, more than four plots at posh locations and agricultural land, were recovered by the Lokayukta police ..

Police bust cricket satta on IPL matches

 Staff Reporter: Police seized cash of Rs 1.44 lakh, 15 mobile handsets, LED television set, a laptop and record of satta bookings amounting to crores of rupees at a residence in Mahanadda area  A combined team of Special Task Force (STF) Jabalpur and Gorakhpur police busted a high-tech cricket satta on IPC matches amounting to crores of rupees and nabbed two accused. Police seized cash of Rs 1.44 lakh, 15 mobile handsets, LED television set, a laptop and record of satta bookings ..

Garha cops nab 4 accused in looting contractor

  Staff Reporter: Garha police have succeeded in apprehending four accused of looting a garden contractor on the tip of revolver and seized a revolver, a live cartridge, a mobile handset, cash of Rs 25,000 and XUV car used during the incident. The arrested have been identified as Lucky alias Jishan Ali (27), son of Mehboob Ali, resident of behind Gorakhpur Gurudwara, Gulla alias Kailash Kori (24), son of Shyamlal Kori, resident of Gorakhpur, Roshan Tiwari (19), son of Ramesh Tiwari ..

Army Public School celebrates Raising Day of Army Welfare Education Society

Staff ReporterArmy Public School (APS) No 2, JAK RRC, celebrated the 37th Raising Day of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) in the school premises recently.  The Chief Guest of the occasion was Jaskiran Ahluwalia, other dignitaries also graced the occasion. The programme commenced with the welcome of the Chief Guest badges were given to the newly appointed council members of the primary wing followed by a motivational dance by the primary students and an informative conversation by ..

‘Sambhageeya Mrignayanee Handicraft and Handloom Fair begins

The ten days fair opened in a graceful ceremony of national award recipient weaver from Ujjain, Rizwan Khan, Shovel Khan and artisans from MandsoreStaff Reporter‘Sambhageeya Mrignayanee Handicraft and Handloom Fair -2019’ offering exclusive Summer collection of Handloom and Handicraft by state and national award recipient artists from different parts of the State, commenced on Friday. The ten days fair opened in a graceful ceremony of national award recipient weaver from Ujjain, Rizwan ..

Structures hindering road construction removed

Structures hindering road construction removed..

Nitin Gadkari flays Cong’s NYAY formula to alleviate poverty

Staff ReporterUnion Minister Nitin Gadkari came down heavily on proposed NYAY scheme of Congress by telling that persons like ex-PMs Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajiv Gandhi and Manmohan Singh could not remove poverty then, how Rahul Gandhi can wipe out poverty?  Nitin Gadkari made the statement in a public meeting addressed by him in Betul’s Multai and Atner on Friday. Asking people to support BJP Lok Sabha candidate Durgadas Uikey, he told that the work which Congress failed to do in its 50 ..

Dhoni Cricket Academy in city soon

Nationwide Cricket Clinic Programme is bein gorganised at more than 22 cities. Clinic Programme will be organised in Jabalpur at Ranital Cricket Stadium from May 10 to 16Sports Reporter “HERE is an opportunity for budding cricketers in Jabalpur to learn advanced game skills under the guidance of reputed coaches of Mahendra Singh Dhoni Cricket Academy (MSDCA) in their own city. The academy has started a nationwide Cricket Clinic Programme at more than 22 cities in the country. Clinic Programme ..

Additional CEO seeks report from DRO

Plaint on military personnel names wrongly included in voters’ listStaff ReporterADDITIONAL Chief Election Officer (CEO) Sandeep Yadav heard Congress leaders and Army Authority for inquiry into a complaint of polling by servicemen in Cantt Assembly Constituency during fourth phase of general election in Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency. Congress candidate in Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency Vivek Krishna Tankha along with other Congress leaders had filed a written complaint with the Election ..

Girls outshine boys

 Staff Reporter:  Overall passing percentage of 83.4%  The CBSE will announce its Class X Board results on May 5 Once again, girls outshone boy students in the class XII results announced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday. The overall passing percentage was 83.4 percent in which the girls pushed boys on back foot with the difference of 9 percent. Where the girls scored 88.70 passing percent, boys could manage only 79.4 percent.  It may be mentioned ..

Modiji has won hearts in 5 years: Amit Shah

 Staff Reporter: BJP National President Amit Shah also addressed public rallies in Manasa of Mandsaur Lok Sabha seat and Ashta of Dewas Lok Sabha seat on Thursday. He left no stone unturned to criticise Congress and to highlight achievements of Modi Government. He said that, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won heart of everyone in five years and he can definitely say that when Lok Sabha election results are out, once again Narendra Modi will be the Prime Minister of the country.  Addressing ..

Vice President of Anteres System arrested in e-tender case

  Staff Reporter: Accused was having responsibility of maintenance, development and design of MP’s e-tender portal. The arrest was made after probe indicated many incriminating things against Manohar  In connection with e-tender scam, the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) has arrested Vice President of Anteres System Limited (Bangalore), Manohar MN on Thursday. Moreover, EOW is also continuing interrogation of other employees of company and it is likely that some more persons ..

Hanumantal cops nab attempt to murder accused carrying bounty

  Staff Reporter;  The accused had disguised himself and was running an autorickshaw throughout the day and used to come back home late night fearing arrest  Thanks to active stance of Hanumantal police, having acted on an information, they have succeeded in apprehending one accused of attempt to murder carrying Rs 5,000 bounty from SP Jabalpur. The absconding accused was apprehended on Wednesday late night near his home in Hanumantal area after cops reached the spot and found ..

BJP working for strong India: PM

  Staff Reporter:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing an election rally in Itarsi in support of party candidate, Rao Uday Pratap Singh  “Congress is working to strengthen the next generation of ‘Namdaars’ while we are working to strengthen the country,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing an election rally in Itarsi on Wednesday. Despite the sweltering heat, people came in large numbers to hear the Prime Minister. Modi once again ..

EC prohibits Sadhvi from canvassing for 72 hours

 Staff Reporter: Taking cognizance of her two sensational statements in connection with martyr IPS officer Hemant Karkare and Babri mosque demolition, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has prohibited BJP’s Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from holding any public meeting, public procession, public rally, road show, interview or public staement, interaction with media for 72 hours. The prohibition against the Sadhvi commences from 6 am on May 2.  Notably, ..

Winds of change blowing in India, BJP losing seats everywhere, says Shukla

 Staff Reporter; Congress leader Rajeev Shukla claimed that winds of change were blowing in entire country and owing to this factor, BJP was losing seats in all states. He claimed that it was for sure that change will take place at the Centre. Addressing a press conference in State capital, Rajeev Shukla came down heavily on Modi Government and said that even during the tenure of previous government, surgical strikes took place but the Congress leaders never beat their chests to take credit. ..

Prabhat Jha demands action against Sidhu

  Staff Reporter: BJPs’ National Vice President Prabhat Jha took umbrage on the language used by Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu against Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public rally in Bairagarh on Monday night. Prabhat Jha wanted to know from Sidhu that how a person who is representative of 130 crore people could be a ‘Rashtra Drohi’? He said that Navjot Singh Sidhu himself is a minister and had taken the oath of Constitution then also he used derogatory ..

PM has lived upto people’s expectations: Shah

  Staff Reporter:  “He has not taken even a single day leave and works for 18 hours every day. On the other hand, Rahul Baba goes on vacation even in slight heat and Congress goes on his search spree,” BJP National President Amit Shah asserted  BJP National President Amit Shah told that wherever he goes, he is greeted with slogans of ‘Modi Modi’ and these slogans are blessings of people to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is also evidence of fact ..

Rural parts lack proper fire fighting system

  Staff Reporter: Ongoing season in farming sector is season of harvesting. The hard toil of farmers could be seen lying around the harvest arenas, at procurement centres as well as fresh stock of grains brought to the market. This is the time when farmers get reward for their hard toil in the form of price of harvest from market. Simultaneously, a threat is also looming on the yield of grain stock following lack of adequate fire fighting arrangements in rural areas. Recent fire incident ..

2 accused held, silver jewellery seized

  Staff Reporter: Continuing a rigorous search campaign, GRP Jabalpur Police succeeded in apprehending two accused and seized 40 kilograms silver jewellery amounting to Rs 10 lakh. The accused were apprehended during special checking campaign when they were boarding Sampark Kranti Express train at Jabalpur Railway Station. The accused have been identified as Yogesh Chouhan (38), son of Baburao Chouhan, native of Peethampur Colony, Gudha in Gwalior district and Ganesh Prajapati (47), ..

69.38 pc exercise franchise in district

 (left)BJP candidate Rakesh Singh along with family members showing inked finger after voting.(right)Congress candidate Vivek Tankha along with wife showing inked finger after casting vote. (Pics by Anil Tiwari)(Bottom)FESTIVE RUSH: People waiting for their turn at one of the polling centres to be a part of the biggest festival of democracy on Monday.     Staff Reporter: District administration and police had made elaborate arrangements for free and fair elections n ..

Candidates speak their minds

 Good turnout indicates another landslide victory  BJP candidate from Jabalpur Parliamentary constituency Rakesh Singh said, “Good voting turnout is a positive sign of another landslide victory of BJP in general election. Increased polling graph is an indication of clear mandate to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and recognition to his development and welfare works and improving status of the country in the world map. Rakesh Singh added that BJP had won 26 of 29 seats in Madhya Pradesh ..

JMC leaves no stone unturned

  Staff Reporter: JABALPUR  Municipal Corporation (JMC) made elaborate arrangements to encourage voters to exercise their franchise and provide them good facilities at polling centres on Monday. The civic body has established all women booths in areas having more women voters and also made selfie-points at the centres. JMC employees decorated beautifully special polling booths to attract voters. Likewise, students of Government Polytechnic College made beautiful rangoli at all ..

Actively participate in voting: Tankha

  Staff Reporter: Congress candidate from Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat, Vivek Krishn Tankha, in an appeal to all the voters of eight Assembly constituencies of Jabalpur, to actively participate in polling from 7 am to 6 pm and to set new record of polling on April 29. He urged voters this is right time for change. He appealed to voters to exercise their franchise with their conscience and to vote for an honest and able person in the election fray. He appealed to support Congress party by ..

Rakesh Singh appeals voters to exercise right of franchise

  Staff Reporter; Bharatiya Janata Party candidate, Rakesh Singh has made an appeal to the voters to cast their vote on Monday. He urged citizens to exercise their right of franchise and be a part of the biggest festival of world’s greatest democracy and strengthen the country.  The BJP candidate Singh along with family members would cast vote at a polling booth at Government Model Science College, Civil Lines at 9 am, on Monday. Earlier, he would reach Gwarighat to seek ..

300 quarters liquor seized in Excise raid

  Staff Reporter: Continuing a rigorous campaign, Excise Department raided a house and seized 300 quarters of country liquor in Jujhari village in Gosalpur, on Sunday. Excise Department has registered a case against the accused named Lallu Barman (24), son of Ramratan, a resident of Jujhari village in Gosalpur. It may be mentioned that, under the direction of Collector and District Returning Officer, Chhavi Bharadwaj, District Excise Department has started a special campaign under the ..

MP IAS Officers’ Assn launches book ‘The Steel Frame:-A history of the IAS’

  Staff Reporter: The MP IAS Officers’ Association organised book launch event on Saturday. Book titled The Steel Frame:-A history of the IAS written by Dr Deepak Gupta was discussed in the event organised at RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration and Management. Former Director of Union Public Service Commission and 1974 batch officer of Indian Administrative Services, Dr Deepak Gupta said that the officers of the Civil Services are responsible for the implementation of the plans, ..

I’m contesting to improve Jabalpurians’ lifestyle: Vivek Tankha

   Staff Reporter: “Lok Sabha elections 2019 bring a wave of change to change the destiny of Jabalpur and improving the lifestyle of residents. Jabalpur has lagged behind in last 25-years due to absence of development plan, vision and its execution. Despite having tremendous potential of exploring tourism, sports, education, defence and agricultural industries, the State Government and Member of Parliament have failed in utilisation of potentials. I have sole motive and vision ..

4 held, pistols, live cartridges, knife seized

  Staff Reporter: Madhotal police nabbed four accused and seized two pistols, four live cartridges, two empty shells and a knife from them. Arrested have been identified as Suyash alias Chhotu Choubey (24), son of Chandrashekhar Choubey, resident of near Chhota Jain Mandir, Kachnar City, Nikhil Naidu alias Anna (23), son of Krishnamurty Naidu of Kalimath in Madan Mahal, Haider Ayaz alias Noor Khan (30), son of Zafar Ayaz of Naya Mohalla in Omti and Gaurav alias Chhotu Birha (21), son ..

HC dismisses petition in recruitment case

  Legal Correspondent: A division bench of the MPHC comprising Chief Justice, S K Seth and Justice, Vijay Kumar Shukla has dismissed the petition filed by Raksha Nathawat and others against the High Court of Madhya Pradesh. Petitioners applied for direct recruitment on the post of Civil Judge, Class-II pursuant to the advertisement issued by the High Court. They qualified in the prelims, but their candidature was rejected by the High Court on the ground that both of them had not passed ..

Polling day arrangements discussed in joint meet of sr administrative, police officials

  Staff Reporter: An important joint meeting of senior administrative and police officials was held discuss and review polling day arrangements in the conference hall at Collectorate, on Saturday. District Returning Officer and Collector, Chhavi Bhardwaj chaired the meeting.  During the meeting senior officials reviewed preparations for the polling and security arrangements for the day in entire district. Senior police officials, sector officers and assistant returning officers ..

Collector checks plan for distribution of polling material

Badwara Assembly segment of Katni district under Shahdol Lok Sabha area would go for polling on April 29. The distribution of election materials to polling teams would be done on April 28 and then polling teams would leave for their respective polling booths. The distribution of polling materials would be done at Krishi Upaj Mandi, Katni on April 28. Collector and District Returning Officer Dr Pankaj Jain chaired meeting of nodal officers of various cells and the AROs and took up review of ..

Now, Sadhvi Pragya seeks ‘Jan Sahyog Note’

BJP Lok Sabha candidate for Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur is remaining in news due to one reason or the other. On Friday, she told that as she is a Sadhvi and hence she did not have money to contest election against Congress candidate Digvijay Singh. She appealed people to donate money to her so that she can meet her election expenditures. People also came forward and donated money into the scarf she spread before them. This thing happened when Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur went to do canvassing ..

Modi’s stature bigger than a PM: Bhargava

“INCREASING popularity of Narendra Modi has made his stature bigger than a Prime Minister. All the Opposition leaders have united against one man. The grand alliance of 32 political parties has been formed for Lok Sabha election-2019 but has failed to contain the growing popularity of Narendra Modi,” said BJP MLA and Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava. He was giving welcome speech during a grand public meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Garrison Ground, Cantonment on Friday. Addressing ..

Tankha is right choice for Jabalpur, says Sachin Pilotn Staff Reporter

  “ALL India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi and every member of Congress party right from initial committees of district to national screening committee for candidate selections have an unanimous opinion that from Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat Vivek Krishn Tankha is the right choice. Being a non-elected Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) on his initiative remarkable development works have been initiated in Jabalpur,” said Sachin Pilot, Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, ..

PM to address public meet in city today

  Staff Reporter: As per the list, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi would land at Dumna Airport at 4.10 pm, on Friday. Later, he would reach Garrison Ground by road at 4.30 pm. The PM would address public meeting in support of BJP candidate Rakesh Singh under ‘Vijay Sankalpa Rally’  With just three days remain for the election campaigning to end for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would address a public meeting in the city, on Friday. ..

CM Nath challenges Shivraj Singh Chouhan for debate on devpt

  Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath has thrown a challenge to the former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan to debate on development in State. He invited him to present his three terms works as Chief Minister in Madhya Pradesh and he would also present his 75 days of Congress Government in Madhya Pradesh. The Congress party has expressed its desire in just three months of its government that it honestly wants to serve the State by taking decisions on promised ..

BJP Govt failed on all fronts: C’garh CM Baghel

 Staff Reporter: Bhupesh Baghel was in city for election campaigning of Congress candidate for Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat, Vivek Krishna Tankha  “The five years regime of Modi Government in the Centre has failed on all fronts. Promises made by BJP to the people of country in 2014 Lok Sabha elections remained unfulfilled. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi had promised to present his report card of five years term prior to 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Again three phase of ongoing Lok ..

One killed, another injured as tractor rams into bike

 Staff Reporter:  In yet another incident of premature death on account reckless driving came to fore at Bamhnoda falling under Panagar police station on April 25, 2019 when one speeding tractor rammed two people on motor bike from behind. After being rushed to Panagar Government Hospital one injured was declared brought dead while another is undergoing treatment his condition is reported to be stable. According to police on Wednesday morning they were informed about road mishap at Bamhnoda. ..

Security beefed up for of PM Modi’s visit

 Staff Reporter:  Prime Minister Modi to address a public meeting at Garrison Ground, Sadar on April 26  Security forces are on high alert prior to the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jabalpur, on April 26. PM Modi will address a public meeting at Garrison Ground, Sadar. Special Protection Guard (SPG) took control of security at Dumna Airport while national security agencies are keeping eye on security arrangements. In order to review the preparations of security arrangements, ..

‘Ex-servicemen levelling fake charges against PM: Rajendra Singh

 Staff Reporter: “A group of ex-servicemen is trying to misguide the public to defame Prime Minister, Narendra Modi by levelling fake charges of irregularities in payment of One Rank One Pension. They are misguiding the public in influence of Congress Party to take political advantage in General Election – 2018. Irregularities in payment of OROP is a baseless claim as ex-servicemen have already got its benefits through four instalments of arrears and rise of Rs 5,000 to Rs 8,000 ..

‘Modi Govt has lived up to people’s expectations’

 Staff Reporter:  “INDIA proved its might and competence with the air strike in Balakot, Pakistan. We succeeded in getting diplomatic success by segregating Pakistan from Islamic countries and the world. Only Modi Government can secure the nation. Modi Government is necessary for country’s security, stability and development,” said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj while addressing intellectual convention organised by BJP in Rewa and Satna on Wednesday. Coming ..

Jyotiraditya Scindia bats for Tankha

  Staff Reporter; All India Congress Committee, General Secretary, Member of Parliament Jyotiraditya Scindia appealing people to vote for Congress candidate from Jabalpur, MP (Rajya Sabha) Vivek Krishn Tankha to throw up pace of development and growth of Jabalpur from a deprived city to a developing city in the State. The Congress President, Rahul Gandhi has fielded a vision leader from Jabalpur Vivek Krishn Tankha who has dreams in his eyes to work for Jabalpur and for its development. ..

Woman, 2 kids killed in ghastly mishap

  Staff Reporter:  The horrifying incident took place when driver of a speeding car heading towards Katni from Secunderabad lost control and the vehicle overturned on the other side of NH 7 and two other cars travelling from Lakhnadaun towards Seoni rammed one by one into overturned car  A woman and her two children, residents of Jabalpur, were killed and six persons were critically injured in a collision between three cars on National Highway – 7 at Bandol by-pass, ..

CM Kamal Nath bats for Vivek Tankha

  Staff Reporter:  CHIEF Minister Kamal Nath appealed to the voters of Sihora to support Congress by voting for Congress candidate from Jabalpur Vivek Krishn Tankha on April 29. He was addressing a public meeting on Tuesday. He informed the mammoth gathering that AICC President Rahul Gandhi has selected Vivek Krishna Tankha, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) as Congress candidate from Jabalpur.   Criticising 15 years term of BJP Government in Madhya Pradesh led by Shivraj ..

BJP creating new India with equal right to every citizen: Indreshji

   Staff Reporter: “NOT a single incident of communal clash reported in last 4 years in the country clears the vision of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to create a new India and provide equal right to every citizen of all caste and creed. Muslim women are lauding BJP’s initiative to ban Triple Talaq and Halala rituals but Congress leaders are still advocating exploitation of women. Religious tolerance, developing moral values and providing education to all is essential ..

Illegal kilns of country liquor raided

  Staff Reporter:  A TEAM of Excise Department raided several illegal kilns of country liquor in Circle 5 and 7 and seized 17,000 kilograms of raw material and 90 litres liquor stock on Tuesday. Excise Department has registered total 14 cases of Madhya Pradesh Excise Act-1915. Under the direction of Collector and District Returning Officer Chhavi Bharadwaj, District Excise Department has started a special campaign under the supervision of Additional Commissioner, Excise Department, ..

Pateria to join Congress today

  Staff Reporter:  Dheeraj Pateria who had left Bharatiya Janata Party after serving for over three decades on various key posts in previous Vidhan Sabha Elections, to join Indian National Congress  With a resolution to raise development issues of Jabalpur city that city actually deserves. Inspired with the public welfare works, development initiatives taken by Congress candidate MP (Rajya Sabha) Vivek Krishn Tankha, Dheeraj Pateria who had left Bharatiya Janata Party ..

Air ambulance in Jabalpur in first phase of polling

  Staff Reporter:  Chief Electoral Officer V L Kanta Rao told that, in first phase of Lok Sabha elections in State, air ambulance will be stationed in Jabalpur on April 28 and April 29. It will be used in cases of emergency. Apart from this, two choppers of defence will also be available for first round of polling in State.  One chopper will be stationed in Balaghat. While addressing press conference, V L Kantarao also informed that, as many as ten persons are behind bars ..

Upgrade facilities at Govt hospitals: Bahuguna

   Staff Reporter: Divisional Commissioner, Rajesh Bahuguna instructed to upgrade facilities at the Government hospitals located at the urban and rural areas. He directed the divisional and district-level officers of Health Department to ensure improvements by conducting regular inspections and take stern action against the doctors and employees who display laxities towards their duties. The Divisional Commissioner instructed to improve health facilities and services at primary ..

Gang of vehicle lifters busted, 12 out of 14 accused nabbed

  Staff Reporter:  Madan Mahal police busted a gang of vehicle lifters and arrested 12 of the 14 accused and seized eight stolen vehicles from them amounting to more than Rs. 4 lakh. The arrested have been identified as Aditya Singh (30), son of Govind Singh, resident of behind Gulzar Hotel, Gujarati Mohalla, Madan Mahal, Rajesh Patel (30), son of Premlal Patel of Brajmohan Nagar, Rampur, Gorakhpur, Mohammed Siraj, son of Mohammed Haneef of Andherdeo, Kotwali, Raja Rajak (29), ..

BJP fields Shankar Lalwani from Indore

  Staff Reporter: BJP has finally named Shankar Lalwani as Lok Sabha candidate for Indore seat on Sunday. With this mystery of who will be the face for BJP from Indore seat has ended. Lalwani is considered close to sitting MP from Indore and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. Lalwani will contest Lok Sabha election against Congress candidate Pankaj Sanghvi. Earlier, BJP was in a fix in deciding name of Indore Lok Sabha candidate as sitting MP Sumitra Mahajan was the front runner for ..

Rajnath pays obeisance to Vidyasagar Maharaj

   Staff Reporter: Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh took blessings of Acharya Vidyasagar Maharaj at Dayodayadham in Tilwara, on Sunday. The Union Home Minister reached Jabalpur by a special plane at Dumna Airport. He was welcomed by Rakesh Singh, State President of Bharatiya Janata Party and BJP candidate in Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency for Lok Sabha Election – 2019 and other senior leaders.  During his short visit to the city, Union Minister, Rajnath Singh, ..

No compromise with country’s honour: Rajnath

  Staff Reporter: EVERY state in the country is equally important for Union Government and farmers who faced loss in Madhya Pradesh will be given every possible help on the basis of report, said Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing a public meeting in support of BJP candidate Himadri Singh at Jamuna Colliery in Anuppur district on Sunday. Addressing series of public meetings in support of party candidates in Shahdol, Satna and Sidhi Lok Sabha constituencies on Sunday, ..

Chouhan bats for Rakesh Singh in Kundam

   Staff Reporter:  “THE Mahagathbandhan of the opposition parties is like ‘Thug Bandhan’ to stop Prime Minister Narendra Modi from coming back to power. The grand alliance is like ‘Bin Dulhe Ki Baraat’ (marriage party without groom) as none of its leaders is competent to run the country. Congress leaders are afraid of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his no-tolerance policy for corruption and hence are trying to defeat him by hook or by crook. ..

Jyotiraditya Scindia holds grand roadshow after filing papers

   Our Correspondent GWALIOR: CONGRESS General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia filed nomination papers for traditional Guna-Shivpuri Lok Sabha constituency in Shivpuri on Saturday. After filing nomination, a mega roadshow of 100 kms from Guna to Shivpuri was organised. Scindia was accompanied by wife Priyadarshini Raje during the procession and filing nomination. Former Union Minister Scindia performed puja at Tekari Sarkar temple in the morning and paid tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar..

Human-elephant conflict rising, Forest Deptt demands inclusion in elephant project

  By Ankita Garg: With increase in human-elephant conflict as well as tougher monitoring of erratic elephants in several parts of Madhya Pradesh, the Forest Department wrote to Union Ministry for Forest, Environment and Climate Change to include the State in elephant project. The proposal has been made with hope to get a separate fund for the elephant monitoring. Forest officials said, recently groups of elephants entered to several districts of Madhya Pradesh from Chhattisgarh, Odisha ..

DPS celebrates School Creativity, Innovation Day

   Staff Reporter: ‘Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovative is doing new things.’ In order to develop such creativity in thinking and innovation in action, Delhi Public School, Mandla road leaves no stone unturned. Every lesson is conceived in well-planned way to devise these qualities among students. Everyday classroom teaching nurtures the originality and creativity of every child giving platform to showcase their talents. Pertaining to the tradition, The ..

Two held with live cartridges, pistol

  Staff Reporter: Madhotal police have nabbed two accused and seized two pistols and two live cartridges from them. The accused have been identified as Amit Joshi (30), son of Sanju alias Robin Joshi, a resident of Ambedkar Colony, Adhartal and Devansh alias Nanu Jain (21), son of Dinesh Jain, a resident of New Colony, Cherital. SHO of Madhotal police station, Anil Gupta informed this while addressing a press conference, on Saturday. It may be noted that under the direction of Superintendent ..

Man held with Rs 32.50 lakh cash

 In a major breakthrough, GRP Jabalpur nabbed a man and seized cash of Rs 32.50 lakh at Jabalpur Railway Station from him, on Friday evening. The arrested has been identified as Lalit Kumar Soni, son of Rajaram Soni, a resident of Jalpa Devi Ward, Sher Chowk in Katni district.  The man was arrested with vigilant working of GRP Constable, Darshan Kaurav when he was standing in suspicious condition on foot over-bridge at Jabalpur Railway Station. Officers of Static Surveillance Team (SST) ..

Digvijay Singh visits temples to seek divine blessing

 Congress candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, Digvijay Singh visited various Hanuman temples on Hanuman Janmotsav on Friday. He worshipped Lord Hanuman and sought blessings. On this occasion, he was accompanied by Minister P C Sharma and other Congress leaders.  It was from morning hours that Digvijay Singh started to reach different Hanuman temples. He visited Chola area based Khedapati Hanuman temple, Bittan Market Hanuman temple, 1100 quarters Hanuman temple, Char Imli based Hanuman ..

Khargone: Bharatiya Janata Party’s stronghold

 By Ashish RajputKhargone Parliamentary Constituency No-27 is another strongest seat for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since previous three Lok Sabha Elections. None of the candidates from Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress Party was repeated in previous three elections but BJP proved its strong hold in the constituency. BJP’s Krishna Murari Moghe won the 2004 election but Congress’ candidate Arun Yadav defeated him in 2007 by-election by the lead of 1.18 lakh votes. The constituency ..

Comes out to bless....

  Beautiful idol of Lord Bal Hanuman ‘Ramalalla’ taken out from Garbhagraha at Shree Ramlalla Temple, Gwarighat. It may be mentioned that at the historic Ramlalla Mandir, the idol comes out once in a year to bless the devotees on Hanuman Jayanti. On this occasion series of religious and devotional events, including offering of 1.25 lakh coconuts offered in yagya, organised on the Hanuman Jayanti. (Pic by Anil Tiwari)..

Sole aim of Congress is power by hook or crook: Rakesh Singh

  Staff Reporter: State President of Bharatiya Janata Party and Lok Sabha candidate, Rakesh Singh, on Thursday called upon people to give befitting reply to Congress whose main aim is to attain power by spreading lies and suspicion. Singh was doing campaigning in village panchayats under Patan Assembly. He visited Archha, Nunsar, Udna, Suraiya, Padaria, Udna Karhaiya, Katra Belkheda, Patan, Thana, Manda, Sakra, Tamoria, Kaimori, Dungaria, Barpata, Podi, Katangi Nagar, Murgava, Luhari, ..

Cops crack 10-year-old boy’s murder case

   Staff Reporter: The motive behind the murder was to obtain ransom  It took 10 days investigation for police to resolve the blind murder mystery of 10-year-old lad, whose decomposed body was found on 11.4.2019 in one abandoned house situated close to the house of the deceased boy. The lad went missing from 8.4.2019 as it was speculated that he was subjected to abduction and on April 14, the decomposed body was detected. Cops remained clueless about the assailants behind ..

Sadhvi Pragya feted

  Staff Reporter: She claims ‘Dharam’ will win and ‘Adharm’ will lose in election  BJP leaders and workers felicitated Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur after announcement of her name as Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate at party headquarters in State capital on Wednesday. They hoped that she will be able to trounce Congress candidate Digvijay Singh with huge margin.  Earlier, meeting was held at the BJP office and this meeting was attended by ex-Chief Minister ..

Crime Branch nabs 4 accused in illegal firearms trade

  Staff Reporter: Cops have seized 3 country-made pistol, one country-made revolver and four live ammunition from the possession of the four accused  Thanks to the active stance of police in view of upcoming Lok Sabha election that, on Thursday, acting on tip-off, Crime Branch succeeded in apprehending four miscreants involved in illegal trade of firearms. Cops have seized 3 country-made pistol, one country-made revolver and four live ammunition from the possession of the ..

Unseasonal rainfall ruins standing crop of wheat

  Staff Reporter: The condition of crops in Barela, Richai, Purva, Deori, Dhanpuri, Umariya and Padwar is worst, standing crop has been badly damaged   The western disturbance and cyclone over Rajasthan and Bay of Bengal brought sudden change in weather as unseasonable rainfall occurred on Wednesday. According to information provided by Meteorological Department, two separate cyclonic clouds formed over Rajasthan and Bay of Bengal and western disturbance active in Himalayan ..

Physical verification of farms exposes fake registrations

   Staff Reporter: Process of physical verification of farms registered by farmers for wheat procurement has exposed various fake registration and foiled bid to take undue benefits of the system of wheat procurement at Minimum Support Price (MSP) given by Government to farmers. As per instructions of Collector Chhavi Bharadwaj, SDM Jabalpur Namahshivaya Arjaria carried out investigation and found that in documents where cropping is mentioned in physical verification colony and ..

Admission of poor children in private schools from May 15

   Staff Reporter: The admission process of children of poor families in private schools under Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, will be initiated from May 15, 2019. Prior to the aforesaid date, the private schools have to disclose about their fee structure on the education portal.  Only after that, the children would be enrolled in the private schools under RTE Act. On the basis of these details, the Government would reimburse the fee amount to the private institutions. ..

Free eye check-up camp held at Bajrangmath

   Staff Reporter:  Around 1,093 patients got their eye check-up done nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn Dada Virendrapuriji Maharaj Charitable Trust had organised a free of cost eye check-up and lens transplantation camp at Bajrangmath, on Tuesday. Around 1,093 patients got their eye check-up done, while 81 patients were selected for cataract operation.  Dr Pawan Sthapak and Trust Coordinator, Babu Sonkar informed that, the patients selected for cataract operation were given free of ..

Respite from heat for citizens but concern for farmers

Slight change in weather conditions with slight precipitation, blow of winds brought respite of high running temperatures for the citizen, while bringing concern for the farmers, whose stock have been stored in open and are waiting for procurement.  The rain showers with medium velocity winds took place in city in some areas, while during the day, the citizens got respite from hot winds and harsh sunlight due to partially cloudy weather during peak day hours, on Monday. The maximum temperature ..

Pankaj Sanghvi is Cong candidate from Indore

After many parleys and hiccups, finally the Congress has decided Pankaj Sanghvi as its Indore Lok Sabha candidate on Tuesday evening. With this, Congress has declared all the Lok Sabha candidates in Madhya Pradesh. Indore Lok Sabha seat is considered as strong citadel of BJP and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had remained MP from Indore Lok Sabha seat for record eight times. After her announcement that she will not contest Lok Sabha election anymore, Congress is seeing a ray of hope to win Indore ..

Local admin in Jabalpur working under Cong Govt’s pressure: BJP

Pandey said that, since the Model Code of Conduct was imposed, the local administration seems functioning in some pressure of State Government as action taken against BJP leaders indicates misuse of power to influence the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections“The local administration in Jabalpur Parliamentary constituency seems functioning under pressure of the sitting Congress Government in Madhya Pradesh. Inadequate action has been taken yet on the complaints filed by the Bharati..

CM appeals people to vote for Congress

  Staff Reporter: Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath appealing people of Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency to vote for Congress Party on April 29 to send the Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), Vivek Krishn Tankha to Parliament to change the face of Jabalpur from being backward to a developed city. Chief Minister, Kamal Nath was in city to address a Public Meeting in support of Vivek Krishn Tankha Congress candidate from Jabalpur for Lok Sabha, on Monday.  He asserted ..

With rise in population, tigers in KTR fighting for space

   By Ankita Garg:  Five tigers died at Kanha Tiger Reserve within three months n Reason for the five deaths is territorial fight n In all the five cases, half body parts were eaten up by the tiger  Rising population of tigers in Kanha Tiger Reserve (KTR) is resulting into increasing territorial fights and ultimately death of tigers. After crossing the figure of 80 tigers in the reserve, territorial fight cases have been rising. Death of five tigers in territorial fight ..

‘Government forcing LIC to invest in cos hit by financial problems’

  Staff Reporter: Former Chief Minister and Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal, Digvijay Singh accused Modi government of twisting the arm of Life Insurance Company (LIC) to invest into companies facing financial crisis. He apprehended that if such things continue then he fears for the future of LIC. Addressing a press conference at party headquarters, Digvijay Singh told that there are many companies in which LIC was forced to do the investment as part of bailout package. By ..

Uma distances self from contesting Bhopal LS poll

  Staff Reporter: Amid speculations that she could be pitted against Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal, Digvijay Singh, former Union Minister Uma Bharti tried to clear the haze by saying that her role in this connection was complete in 2003 itself. She had already ousted Digvijay Singh from power in 2003. Hence, her role is already complete. She made number of tweets on Sunday and said that, anyone among Alok Sanjar, Krishna Gaur, Rameshwar Sharma, Shailendra Sharma, Alok Sharma, ..

Dr Ambedkar always promoted a feeling of harmony: Rakesh Singh

 Staff Reporter: “Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar is not only the architect of the Indian Constitution but he has also promoted a feeling of harmony which is an integral part of the Indian culture. Ambedkar always strove for unity and integrity of the country. He has framed the Constitution which has equality for all,” said State BJP President Rakesh Singh, while addressing a programme organised on Ambedkar Jayanti, on Sunday. Several programmes were organised across the State on ..

BJP declares 3 more candidates

  Staff Reporter: Continuing the suspense over declaration of Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate’s name, BJP declared three more Lok Sabha candidates on Sunday. BJP General Secretary Bishnu Datt Sharma has been given ticket from Khajuraho Lok Sabha seat. G S Damor has been fielded from Ratlam (ST) Lok Sabha seat. Chhattar Singh Darbar is candidate from Dhar (ST) Lok Sabha seat. Earlier, Bishnu Datt Sharma’s name was in the panel for Bhopal Lok Sabha seat and he was frontrunner for ..

2 out of 5 accused held for betting

  Staff Reporter: A CombineD team of Crime Branch and Gorakhpur police busted online satta on IPL match at a flat of Government Building in Anna Mohalla, on Sunday. Police have arrested two of the five accused and seized Rs 12,300 cash, four mobile handsets, a television set and a register of bookings worth lakhs.  The arrested have been identified as Surendra Patel (26), resident of Bhairobaba Mandir, Rampur and Mubin Khan (23), resident of Durga Nagar, Rampur, Gorakhpur while ..

2 LPG cylinders explode in food kiosk in Ghamapur, no casualty

 Staff Reporter:  Three fire tenders reached the spot and managed to douse the fire within one hour n Fortunately, the food kiosk was locked and no casualty was reported in the incident  SENSATION prevailed in Chungi Chowki area when two LPG cylinders exploded in a fire incident at a food kiosk under the jurisdiction of Ghamapur police station on Saturday night. Fortunately, the food kiosk was locked and no casualty was reported in the incident. Residents were shocked after they ..

Youth arrested with live cartridge

  Staff Reporter: MADAN Mahal police nabbed a youth while keeping a live cartridge during a routine vehicle checking on Link Road. The accused has been identified as Amit Thakur (20), resident of Gora Bazar near Dairy Farm. SHO of Madan Mahal police station, Sandeep Ayachi informed that during a routine vehicles checking on Link Road policemen found that a youth riding on motorcycle (MP-20SP-9034) suddenly turned his motorcycle after witnessing vehicle checking.  Policemen held ..

Cong Govt’s phoney tale exposed in first four months: BJP

 Staff Reporter: “PHONEY tale of Congress Government has been disclosed in first four months of governance. Congress has succeeded in misguiding innocent people but the tall claims of its commitments have been exposed,” said G S Thakur, BJP city chief. Thakur was addressing the demonstration of BJP against corrupt governance and failure of Congress Government in Madhya Pradesh at Civic Centre, Marhatal on Saturday. Addressing the demonstration, Thakur said that 15 years’ ..

Collector tells do’s and dont’s of campaigning

  Staff Reporter:  An important meeting of candidates contesting Lok Sabha elections from Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency and office-bearers of different political organisations was held at the Collectorate on Saturday. In the meeting, Election General Observer appointed by Election Commission of India for Jabalpur V Amuththavalli and Election Expenditure Observer Ved Prakash Mishra, District Returning Officer and Collector Chhavi Bharadwaj have given detailed information about ..

BJP’s Uday Pratap Singh files papers

  Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Hoshangabad-Narsinghpur Parliamentary Segement, Rao Uday Pratap Singh filed nomination papers. Rao Uday Pratap, along with senior BJP leaders, visited river bank Narmada and performed pujan. Since early morning, BJP workers and members gathered at the SNG ground here and a Vijay Sankalp Sabha was organised. A nomination rally in form of ‘Vijay Hunkar’ rally was taken out. The rally passed by various places in city and reach Sethani Ghat ..

BJP candidate Rakesh Singh campaigns in Sihora

  State President of Bharatiya Janata Party and Lok Sabha candidate Rakesh Singh along with party leaders and workers campaigned in several village panchayats of Sihora Assembly on Friday. He met people and appealed them to support BJP. Addressi..

2 men held with pistol, live cartridge, 22 Chinese knives

2 men held with pistol, live cartridge, 22 Chinese knives..

3 persons of OSMO IT Solutions taken on 3-day remand by EOW

Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has taken three persons of OSMO IT Solutions on a three-day police remand for interrogation on Friday. Out of three persons, two are Directors and one is Managing Director of the company. They will be grilled in connection with alleged tempering done in e tenders. Meanwhile, EOW is also trying to tighten noose on others in connection with e tender scam, said to be of crores of rupees. Director General of EOW K N Tiwari told ‘The Hitavada’ that three persons, ..

Abducted 10-yr-old boy’s decomposed body found

   Staff Reporter:  Sensation prevailed in one abandoned house at Sagda, falling under Chargawa police station, after the family members of 10 year old abducted boy, who went missing since 8.4.2019, found the decomposed body of the boy wrapped in a jute bag. The family members, who continued with their search for the missing boy, found the body after they ventured near the deserted home in the village on Thursday. The house is situated around 100 metres from the house of the ..

BJP, Cong lock horns over EOW probe in e-tender scam

    Staff Reporter: The politics over FIR in e-tender scam is still continuing. BJP is crying hoarse that State Government is acting with the feeling of vengeance after I-T raid conducted against close aides of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Meanwhile, Congress is telling that EOW is acting on the basis of evidence in e tender scam. Media Co-ordinator to Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Narendra Saluja took on BJP by telling that all BJP leaders are singing the same tune that there ..

Man fired at, stable

  Staff Reporter: A case under Section 307 of IPC was registered at Panagar police station on Wednesday late night after the victim of deadly assault serving as teacher at Government Middle School, Padarai lodged a complaint. The victim named as Rai Singh Bhadoria (38), in his complaint, asserted that he is originally resident of Gwalior at present residing Surmawaha, Panagar is posted as teacher in Government school was standing near Surmawaha canal. In a sudden development, four miscreants ..

‘Sainik Samman’ ceremony organised

  Staff Reporter: A ‘Sainik Samman’ felicitation ceremony in collaboration with various organising companies was organised on Thursday at Cobra Ground, Civil Lines to honour veer naris, serving and retired gallantry award winners. The aim of felicitation ceremony day was to acknowledge the contribution and services of serving soldiers and to recognise the sacrifice made by their family members in the line of duty. The ceremony was attended by Lt Gen Rajesh Rana, VSM, GOC ..

Nominations of two candidates rejected during scrutiny of forms

  Staff Reporter:  NOMINATIONS of two candidates were rejected during scrutiny of nomination forms by Collector and District Returning Officer Chhavi Bharadwaj on Wednesday. District Returning Officer Chhavi Bharadwaj (IAS), found irregularities in nominations of independent candidate Anurag Kumar Garg and Akhil Bharatiya Vikas Congress Party’s candidate Prahalad Chowkidar.  She found that both the candidates had submitted only single sets of their nomination forms and ..

EOW files FIR in e-tender tampering case

 Staff Reporter: Case filed against directors of seven companies, unidentified bureaucrats, politicians and others  Close on the heels of income tax raids against some close aides of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, the Economics Offences Wing (EOW) has registered an FIR in connection with e-tender tampering case on Wednesday. A case has been registered against the Board of Directors of seven companies and others, including bureaucrats and some politicians. As of now, case has been registered ..

Four arrested for illegally selling BSNL SIM cards

 Staff Reporter: A COMBINED team of Crime Branch and Sanjeevani Nagar police nabbed four accused involved in illegal selling of BSNL SIM cards in the name of fake identity and seized two laptops, 10 mobile handsets, 570 activated and 365 inactivated SIM cards of BSNL. The accused have been identified as Saurabh Sen (25), son of Kishanlal Sen, a resident of near Gautam Madhiya in Sanjeevani Nagar, Ravindra Patel (33), son of Charan Lal Patel, resident of in front of Shukla Dairy in Kripal ..

GGP to support Congress in Chhindwara, Jabalpur seats

  Staff Reporter: In the ongoing Lok Sabha General Elections 2019, the political equations are getting clear with the filing of nominations on the last day. On Tuesday, the Gondwana Gantantra Party (GGP) has declared to give its support to Congress Party in Chhindwara and Jabalpur seats. ON Tuesday, the candidate of Indian National Congress party from Jabalpur for Lok Sabha Election, Vivek Krishn Tankha has filed his nomination and to support his election the Gondwana Gantantra Party ..

MP Horse Rider Arjun Singh bags ‘Best Rider Award’

  Staff Reporter: Arjun Singh has bagged two gold medals and one silver medal in an individual event and one gold medal in the team event along with player Aditya Ayush Singh. Arjun has bagged these medals by showcasing horse riding on two horses ‘Gabbar’ and ‘Costa’  Madhya Pradesh Equestrian Academy De-Boarding player Arjun Singh awarded with ‘Best Rider Award’ in Delhi Horse Show. Over 450 players participated in the Delhi Horse Show ..

Panagar cops nab drug peddler

  Staff Reporter: On March 28, Panagar police nabbed one of the two drug peddlers and seized 45-kilograms Ganja amounting to Rs 4.50 lakh from him. The arrested named Prakash alias Vicky Pandey (24), son of Sukhdev Pandey, a resident of Jaiprakash Ward in Panagar disclosed the name of other drug peddler as Deepak Jain (32), son of Naresh Jain, a resident of Gurunanak Ward in Panagar who managed to escape from the spot   Panagar police succeeded in apprehending an absconding ..

Tankha performs puja at Maa Bagulamukhi Sidhdh Peeth

  Staff Reporter: The Congress candidate Vivek Tankha performed Archan of Maa Bagulamukhi at Shri Bagulamukhi Sidhdh Peeth Shankaracharya Mutth, Civic Center with the help of rose flowers.  After that he sought the blessings of Brahmins. Swami Chaitanyanandji put Tilak on forehead of Vivek Tankha and blessed him. He got Vivek Tankha perform the poojan systematically. Acharya Rajendra Shastri, Manoj Sen, Prakash Dwivedi, Brajesh Dubey and others were also present on the occasion. ..

1st batch of 6 ‘Dhanush’ guns handed over to Army

  Staff Reporter: On February 18, 2019, OFB has received the bulk production clearance of manufacturing of 114 guns   “India is shining brightly and proudly in the international circuit of defence production with the induction of indigenously developed world’s biggest 155-mm/45-calibre gun system ‘Dhanush’ in the Indian Army. It is the world’s best artillery gun system with longest and accurate firing efficiency. This indigenous production of ..

CM assures every help to kin of farmers in Hoshangabad

   Staff Reporter: CHIEF Minister Kamal Nath met the families of victim farmers a day after fire claimed lives of three farmers in Hoshangabad and engulfed standing wheat crops in several acres of land. Chief Minister Nath assured of every possible help to the farmers’ kin. The fire was put to burn wheat stubbles spread into nearby fields and gutted wheat crops in at least four villages. CM Nath expressed grief on demise of three farmers and consoled their family members. ..

Tankha seeks blessings of Vidyasagar Maharaj

   Staff Reporter;  Acharya Shree assigned a task of providing legal aid to the poor and needy people to Tankha so that poor, needy and destitute people could get easy justice  Congress candidate from Jabalpur, Vivek Krishn Tankha sought blessings of Sant Acharya Shree Vidyasagar Ji Maharaj at Tilwaraghat situated Dayodaya Teerth and said people of Jabalpur are very fortunate to have blessings and love of Acharya Shree Vidyasagar Ji Maharaj. During the visit, Acharyashree ..

Neuro-Oncology conference ends

   Staff Reporter: Four-day Neuro-Oncology Conference ISNOCON 2019 concluded on Sunday with the inauguration of Bhopal’s Brain Tumour Support Group. On this occasion patients, who successfully fought and won the disease shared their psychological issues which they and their family members face. This psycho-oncology session was conducted by Savita Goswami, psycho-oncologist at the Tata Memorial Hospital.  The focus of Neuro-Oncology and doctors has traditionally been ..

Jabalpur’s Dr Agrawal gets Best Dental Clinic Award

  Staff Reporter:  Dental Surgeon and Braces Specialist, Dr Saket Agrawal (Dental Square) has been bestowed with Best Dental Clinic Award in Madhya Pradesh.  Dr Agrawal received International Excellence Award 2019 at the hands of Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received the award for excellent contribution in the field of dentistry and to highlight the city at the international platform with his works.  ..

Congress accuses Modi Govt of using tactics

 Staff Reporter: AFTER Income Tax raid on close aides of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, politics is on the boil in Madhya Pradesh. Congress has expressed resentment by alleging that Modi Government is targeting the Opposition leaders. In a statement, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that so far, picture related to I-T raid is not clear and once the scene is clear only then he will be able to say anything clearly. He accused the Modi Government of misusing constitutional institutions in last five ..

Collector Bhardwaj inaugurates Pulse Polio vaccination drive

  Staff Reporter: The campaign would be continued on April 8 and 9, 2019  Total 2,244 pulse polio booths have been erected at all the Anganwadi centres, important squares, Government health centres, railway stations   Collector Chhavi Bhardwaj inaugurated the Pulse Polio vaccination drive by making the children consume the polio drops in Pulse Polio Booth erected at Lady Algin Hospital. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jila Panchayat Rajni Singh was also present on the ..

BJP celebrates 39th Foundation Day

   Staff Reporter: Senior leaders and workers of Bharatiya Janata Party celebrated 39th Foundation Day of the party, on Saturday. Addressing a programme organised at party office, City President, G S Thakur said, the party, which was founded 39 years ago, has become the biggest political party of the world. BJP members feel pride being a part of the party, which works on the principle of nationalism.  He said, after independence, Mahatma Gandhi had directed for dissolving ..

HUS celebrates Hindu New Year

   Staff Reporter: Members of Hindu Utsav Samiti (HUS), celebrated the start of New Year as per the Hindu calendar at Dakshin Mukhi, Hanuman temple Ranital on Saturday. Samiti members extended New Year wishes to everyone by putting vermilion mark in the special presence of Acharya Ramraghav Chaturvedi. Speaking on the occasion, Acharya Ramraghav informed that, the Hindi New Year is the birth giver of all the religions and was started with the formation of earth.  He said, ..

High velocity wind, thundershowers change weather

  Staff Reporter: The western disturbance active in northern India caused blowing of high velocity wind and thundershowers occurred on Saturday noon, which suddenly changed the weather. However, the residents of city could not get respite from severe hot weather as both the maximum and minimum temperature remained above normal on Saturday. Western wind, blowing with speed of 4 km per hour, has not only kept the temperature higher, but also brought thundershowers.  The lanes and ..

Man commits suicide by hanging self from pipe

  Staff Reporter:   A middle-aged man committed suicide by hanging himself from a pipe at guest house situated in Vikas Nagar under the jurisdiction of Vijay Nagar police station, on Saturday. Deceased has been identified as Dharmesh Kumar alias Amrat (45). According to Vijay Nagar police, a man named Rohit Ahirwar (50), a resident of Vikas Nagar, informed that, he is director of Engineering Innovation Company and his guest house is situated in Vikas Nagar, where he lived along ..

Martyred CRPF jawan Pal cremated

  Staff Reporter: Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan Harish Chandra Pal, who was killed in the Naxal attack on Thursday in an ambush in Bastar’s Kanker region of Chhattisgarh, was on Saturday cremated with full State honours in Bhopal amid the shouting of patriotic slogans by people. Politicians from both Congress as well as BJP were present at the Habibganj Railway Station as Harish’s body was brought by Amarkantak Express in a tricolour-wrapped coffin from Chhattisgarh ..

Voluntary bodies crucial for voting by Divyangs: DEO Bhardwaj

   Staff Reporter: The co-operation of voluntary organisations is essential to ensure hundred percent participation of Divyang voters in voting during Lok Sabha election. Aforesaid views were expressed by District Election Officer and Collector Chhavi Bhardwaj while addressing a workshop of office-bearers of disabled welfare and social service organisations. Speaking on the occasion, she said that, voluntary organisations will have to play important role in creating awareness amongst ..

Hawala racket worth Rs 4,000 cr busted

   Staff Reporter:  “JABALPUR: Since four to six years the accused was running this business in the name of a consultancy organisation named Ishika EnterprisesFor every Rs one lakh transaction, a commission of Rs 300 was charged for delivering or collection of money  unit of Investigation Wing of Income Tax Department on Friday busted a big Hawala racket worth Rs 4,000 crore. Action taken by the Income Tax Department is a result of its own research and strategy. ..

Jabalpur Deputy Collector’s petition challenging legality of transfer order dismissed

  Legal Correspondent: A DIVISION bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Chief Justice S K Seth and Justice Vijay Kumar Shukla has dismissed petition filed by Pramod Sengupta, Deputy Collector, Jabalpur, challenging legality and validity of transfer order dated on March 4, 2019, passed by the respondent Deputy Secretary, General Administration Department, Bhopal, whereby he has been transferred in the same capacity from Jabalpur to Balaghat district. The petitioner is holding ..

‘Partymen must apprise people of BJP’s achievements’

  Staff Reporter: “There is an environment in favour of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the party workers will have to reach to the public and apprise them of development works and achievements of BJP,” said Rakesh Singh, State President and BJP candidate from Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency, while addressing a meeting of presidents and members of District Panchayat, Janpad Panchayat and Municipality at party office, on Friday.  Calling upon the party workers to ..

Police bust online satta on IPL matches worth Rs 4 cr

  Staff Reporter;  In a major breakthrough, Lordganj police busted online satta on IPL matches worth Rs 4 crore. Police have arrested three accused and seized 32 mobile handsets, two laptops, LED television set and other electronic devices at residence of Prashant Agrawal situated at Labour Chowk in Yadav Colony. The accused have been identified as Honey alias Geet Jain (31), son of Ashok Jain, a resident of Tilak Bhumi Tallaiyya, Nitin alias Nicky Kesharwani (32), son of Badri ..

Celebrations galore on Tankha’s candidature from Jabalpur seat

  Staff Reporter; The Central Election Committee of Congress, on Thursday, declared Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Vivek Krishna Tankha as party candidate from Jabalpur Parliamentary Constituency for Lok Sabha polls. The news spread wave of happiness amongst party workers. They distributed sweets and burst firecrackers. Party leaders and workers also organised felicitation programme at Baldevbagh and Chandalbhata. They felicitated Tankha. Senior leaders also extended gratitude to ..

3 persons killed in road accident at Sihora

3 persons killed in road accident at Sihora..

Senior leaders from Patan join Congress

  Staff Reporter: Senior leader of Patan Assembly Constituency, Udai Bhan Singh and Shatrughan Singh have joined Indian National Congress party. Duo leaders have taken membership of party in presence of Chief Minister, Kamal Nath during a meeting of Congress leaders of Jabalpur in Chhindwara. With the inspiration of Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Vivek Krishn Tankha, duo Udai Bhan Singh and Shatrughan Singh have taken the step and have taken oath to work for victory of Congress ..

Income Tax raids at four commercial establishments

  Staff Reporter:  Sleuths of Income Tax Department conducted simultaneous raids at four commercial establishments in the city late on Wednesday evening. The raids were jointly conducted by Investigation Wing Jabalpur Region 1 and Jabalpur Region 2. A senior officer of Income Tax Department confirmed that the raids were conducted by separate teams led by senior officers of Income Tax Department at residence and office of Kalu Lalwani at Shanti Nagar, Anil Trading Company at Damoh ..

Gyan Singh adamant on contesting Lok Sabha polls

  Staff Reporter: Bodh Singh Bhagat yet to adhere to party’s decision  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is finding itself in an embarrassing situation as Members of Parliament from Shahdol and Balaghat, Gyan Singh and Bodh Singh Bhagat are breathing fire after denial of Lok Sabha tickets to them. BJP is trying hard to convince them but to no avail. Gyan Singh is dejected after BJP gave ticket to new entrant into party, Hemadri Singh. Before joining BJP, Hemadri Singh was ..

‘Cong manifesto affirms that party not committed to end terrorism menace’

  Staff Reporter: “CONGRESS leaders always raised questions on bravery of the Indian Armed forces in surgical strikes and finally cleared their intentions through election manifesto. Congress’ election manifesto affirmed that it never wants to solve the menace of terrorism. Instead of ensuring security of citizens, the Congress leaders are supporting terrorist organisations and trying to demoralise the morale of national security forces. For the first time in India a political ..

CM asks party workers to work for victory in polls

   Staff Reporter: AN IMPORTANT meeting of Congress workers led by Mp Rajya Sabha Vivek Krishna Tankha to discuss preliminary preparations for Lok Sabha elections was held on Wednesday. The meeting was held in special presence of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Addressing the meeting, Nath gave guidance to Congress workers of Jabalpur and asked to work for victory of the party in Lok Sabha elections.  Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that in the race of development, Jabalpur is lagging ..

BJP cries hoarse over withdrawal of security from RSS office

  Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath immediately restores security at Sangh’s office  Political slugfest was witnessed in the State capital when news came in that the Congress Government has withdrawn security from Rashtriya Swavyamsevak Sangh (RSS) office ‘Samidha’ in the name of deployment of force into election related security arrangements. However, when BJP was going amok on the issue, Congress leader and candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, ..

Kamal Nath dubs party’s manifesto as historical for nation building

  Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath described the party’s manifesto released by Rahul Gandhi as historical document for India’s integrated development. He told that Congress manifesto will prove out ‘Sanjeevni Booti’ to poor, farmer and youths.  He further added that party’s manifesto is having pulse of India’s development. If Congress comes to power then as many as 20 per cent poor would get absolved from the curse of poverty. The manifesto ..

BJP’s Singh criticises Congress manifesto

  Staff Reporter: State President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Rakesh Singh on Tuesday said Congress has constantly been playing with the security of the country and dishonouring Army’s valor since independence. But, the election manifesto released by it for the Lok Sabha polls is the cruelest attack on country’s security. It seems that the manifesto is not a promise letter of any nationalist political party, but is a plan prepared by enemy country to humiliate India and its ..

‘Congress trying to strengthen Jehadis’

   Staff Reporter: “Congress Party is trying to strengthen Jehadis and weakening the national security forces to take its political mileage in Lok Sabha Election - 2019. Election manifesto of Congress Party has cleared its intentions to reduce the presence of Indian armed forces in Jammu & Kashmir by removing the protection shield like Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA), removing security forces in the valley and continuing Section 370 and 35A for protection of terrorists. ..

Notification for first phase of Lok Sabha polls to be issued today

  Staff Reporter,   Six PCs, including Shahdol (ST), Jabalpur, Mandla (ST), Balaghat and Chhindwara, to go for polls in first phase   State receives 19 companies of CAPF   Observers appointed for elections in State     Notification for first phase Lok Sabha elections will be published in Gazette on Tuesday. Total six Parliamentary constituencies vis Sidhi, Shahdol (ST), Jabalpur, Mandla (ST), Balaghat and Chhindwara will go for polls under first ..

Jabalpur’s Shreya Agrawal bags 3 gold medals in Asian Air Gun Shooting C’ship

  Sports Reporter, Proving her mettle, Jabalpur’s Shreya Agrawal bagged three gold medals and created two world records and two Asian junior records in the 12th Asian Air Gun Shooting Championship -2019 in Taiwan. It may be noted that, Shreya Agrawal represented the Indian team in individual and women’s team categories in the Asian Championship. In the 10-metre junior women’s team event, Shreya Agrawal, Mehuli Ghosh and Kavi Rakshana Chakrawarty scored 1,882.2 points ..

Lokayukta police catch Patwari, former Kotwar taking bribe

 Staff Reporter,   In another trap, Lokayukta Police team caught a Patwari and a former Kotwar while taking bribe of Rs 5,000 for delimitation of land in Panagar, on Monday. The accused have been identified as Devendra Khare, posted as Patwari Halka No-19 in Panagar and Ashok Kumar Dahiya, former Kotwar of Devri Kalan village, a resident of Vivekanand Ward, Panagar.  The officers of Lokayukta police nabbed the accused when they were taking bribe of Rs 5,000 from the complainant ..

Patwari caught taking bribe

 Staff Reporter, A team of Lokayukta Police special establishment, Jabalpur caught a Patwari red-handed while taking bribe of Rs 8,000 for demarcation of agricultural land of a farmer at his residence, on Monday. The accused has been identified as Pramendra Sindram, posted as Patwari in Panagar.  The officers of Lokayukta police nabbed Patwari Pramendra Sindram, when he was taking bribe of Rs 8,000 from complainant named Beni Prasad Kushwaha, a resident of Panagar. Deputy Superintendent ..

Jolt to BJP as MLA Rajendra Shukla’s elder brother joins Congress party

Jolt to BJP as MLA Rajendra Shukla’s elder brother joins Congress party..

Governor Patel administers oath to CIC, Information Commissioners

 Staff Reporter,  Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office to Chief Information Commissioner Arvind Kumar Shukla at Raj Bhavan on Saturday. She also administered the oath to Information Commissioners Dr Golla Krishna Murthy and Rahul Singh.   The Principal Secretary of General Administration Department, Vinod Semwal conducted the oath-taking ceremony. The High Court Justice V P S Chouhan, Lokayukta and Former Justice Naresh Gupta, Member of Rajya Sabha Vivek ..

Cong sensing defeat in LS polls: Rakesh Singh

  Staff Reporter, “Congress leaders are afraid of their defeat in Lok Sabha Election – 2019. Congress Party has no issue to contest election and trying to defame Prime Minister, Narendra Modi by claiming ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ and insulted the honest and reliable profession of security guards. Bharatiya Janata Party has started a nationwide campaign ‘Main Bhi Chowkidar’ against Congress stand and respecting the profession of persons who are ensuring ..

Cops bust illegal kilns producing country liquor

  Staff Reporter,  Belbagh police conducted consecutive raids at three houses in Khatik Mohalla and seized 5,000-litres Lahan, 19-litres country-made liquor, 10 drums, 7 LPG cylinders, 5 stoves, 3 motor pumps from the spot in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. Police have arrested two of the four accused and started a rigorous search for other accused. Under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Nimish Agrawal (IPS), a police team, under the supervision of Additional ..

One of 2 drug peddlers held with 45 kgs ganja worth Rs 4.50 lakh

Staff Reporter In a major breakthrough, Panagar police nabbed one of the two drug peddlers and seized 45 kilograms ganja worth Rs 4.50 lakh from him. The arrested has been identified as Prakash alias Vicky Pandey (24), son of Sukhdev Pandey, a resident of Jaiprakash Ward in Panagar while another accused Deepak Jain (32), son of Naresh Jain, a resident of Gurunanak Ward in Panagar managed to escape from the spot.   Superintendent of Police Nimish Agrawal informed this while addressing ..

MP Vivek Tankha offers prayers at Maa Bagulamukhi Mandir

Staff ReporterMEMBER of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Vivek Krishna Tankha offered prayers at Maa Bagulamukhi Mandir and sought blessings of Goddess on Friday.   During his short visit to the city on Friday, MP Tankha visited Maa Baglamukhi temple and paid obeisance. Brahmachari Chaitanyanand Ji Maharaj conducted worship and gave blessings to MP Tankha. After offering prayers at the temple, MP Tankha met citizens and interacted with them. Tankha was accompanied by former MLA Neelesh Awsathi, ..

Bandhavgarh Forest SDO in Lokayukta net, assets worth Rs 2.5 cr unearthed

Staff ReporterSLEUTHS of Lokayukta Special Establishment Rewa raided residences of Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) of Forest Department in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve and unearthed disproportionate property worth Rs 2.5 crore in Satna and Umaria, on Friday. Raids were simultaneously conducted at residences of S K Shrivastava posted as SDO of Forest Department in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.   Superintendent of Police Rajendra Verma, while talking to ‘The Hitavada’, informed that ..

‘Borders are safer under Modi’s leadership’

 Staff Reporter“THE country’s borders are safer under the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The country is achieving new heights in terms of development. Terrorism has become a great threat to entire world and Prime Minister Modi is working hard to end the menace, said State BJP President and BJP candidate from Jabalpur Parliamentary constituency Rakesh Singh while addressing meeting workers’ meeting on Friday.  The meeting was held to discuss preparations ..

Digvijay challenges Chouhan for open debate

   Staff Reporter, Former Chief Minister and Congress candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, Digvijay Singh has taken umbrage on being dubbed as ‘Mr Bantadhar’ by ex-Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and challenged him for an open debate. Without naming Shivraj Singh Chouhan, he said “he should come up with his 15-year achievements and I will put forward achievements of my 10-year rule during the debate.” Singh said that he respects all religions but do ..

Shreya shines with gold in 12th Asian Air Gun C’ship

  Staff Reporter, CONTINUING her victory run, Shreya Agrawal won another gold medal playing with Yash Vardhan in 10 mtr Air Rifle Mixed Team Juniors Event in 12th Asian Air Gun Championship in Labuan, Chinese Taipei and brought laurels to the nation and the State. Shreya is an outstanding Rifle Shooter from Gun For Glory Shooting Academy, Jabalpur. In the qualifying round of the championship, Shreya Agrawal with 418.5 score and her partner Yash Vardhan registered 412.7 points qualified ..

Alert cops foil robbery attempt, arrest 4 men

   Staff Reporter, IN A major breakthrough, police foiled a robbery attempt and apprehended four miscreants with adverse crime record and seized three country made pistols, 2 dessi kattas and five live ammunition on Thursday. One of the miscreants managed to flee from the spot against whom a massive hunt has been started. Success for police is an outcome of joint efforts of Belbag police and Crime Branch. The team received a tip-off that a group of armed miscreants were sitting ..