Bhopal

PMAY beneficiaries storm BMC office, stage protest

    Staff Reporter  Aggrieved over the tall claims of the Government to provide them homes under the much propagated Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, the ‘beneficiaries’ of the scheme stormed the BMC’s office and..

Anger outburst over Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  Patience lost, feeling cheated and discontentment poured over municipal corporation by the applicants of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) on Friday. Despite paying huge a..

NEET aspirants continue protest despite Supreme Court’s order

     Staff Reporter  Hundreds of NEET aspirants from various coaching centres in Bhopal staged a protest on Friday against the alleged scam and malfunction in the results and paper leaks case. The protest comes after the..

BMC Scandal worth Rs 2,46,00,000 unearthed

    Staff Reporter  A major scandal worth over Rs 2.46 crore has came to light in the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) where the officers of the corporation conceived and made payment in the name of living employee by decla..

PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Seva: State Government unveils new intra-state air service

     By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  To enhance intra-state air connectivity, Chief Minister Mohan Yadav inaugurated State Government’s ambitious plan of ‘PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Seva’. ..

Elephant crushes mahout to death under Bhanpur bridge

     Staff Reporter  In a shocking incident, an elephant crushed his mahout to death under Bhanpur bridge in Huzur. According to the eyewitness, the incident took place late night when a group of around 10-12 people were..

Delayed Result Nursing students hit the streets

    Staff Reporter   As the authorities are hanging fire on declaring Pre Nursing Selection Test (PNST) result, medical wing of National Students Union of India (NSUI) staged demonstrations against the delay at JP Hospit..

God save our noble lakes!

     By Naman Atolia   There is a popular saying in the city which says, “Taalon me taal Bhopal ka taal baki sab talaiya hai” (If there exists a lake anywhere in true sense, it is in Bhopal). Though ther..

Cheetah translocation 2.0 anytime: Official

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   After green signal from inspection teams of Kenya and South Africa, State is all set ready to launch another edition of cheetah reintroduction project at Gandhi Saga..

CRPF soldier Kabir Das Uikey from Chhindwara martyred in Kathua attack

     Our Correspondent CHHINDWARA,     Local youth and CRPF soldier Kabir Das Uikey was martyred in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The attack took place at Saida Sukhal village in Hiranagar of ..

Frequent fire incidents prompt authorities to enforce stringent safety measures for eateries

    Staff Reporter   In response to a series of alarming fire incidents at various eateries across the city, authorities have intensified their focus on enforcing strict fire and food safety standards. The move comes aft..

Partial relief in city, Rewa emerges as ‘hot spot’

    Staff Reporter  Wednesday was a day of partial relief for the citizens as the residents experienced a cloudy day with mild breeze in the morning which was earlier very humidity. Though the maximum temperature of 39.3 degr..

Ministers from State take charge

     Staff Reporter  As the portfolios were assigned to the ministers, the Members of the Parliaments (MPs) inducted in the Council of Ministers in the third term of Narendra Modi government took their charge in their re..

180-days @ Mohan Yadav Government

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’        Shukla   With the change in leadership in the State, the approach of State Government changed. In last six months, Dr Mohan Yadav emerged as problem-..

Rs 6,000 crore subsidy for domestic power consumers

    Senior Special Correspondent   The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav was held on Tuesday. Among the important decisions taken were approval of creating 46,491 new posts in the Health Departm..

NEET aspirants get hope as Supreme Court addresses paper leak allegations

     Staff Reporter   Finally, hope of justice for NEET aspirants as the Supreme Court of India has addressed allegations of a paper leak in the NEET UG 2024 exam on Tuesday. Candidates have filed petitions requesti..

5 MP leaders inducted as Cabinet ministers

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan (65), five-time MP from Vidisha and longest-serving Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, took oath as the Cabinet M..

Crane collapses in MP Nagar, 3 hurt

    Senior Special Correspondent   Three people, including councilor, were injured after a crane crashed during Maharana Pratap’s birth anniversary event in MP Nagar area in Bhopal on Sunday. No casualties were reported..

Results under suspicion, allegations of irregularities continue

     Staff Reporter  aspiration of thousands of students, who dedicated years of their lives to prepare for NEET exam, is now wobbling. These aspirants have sacrificed years and stayed away from loved ones, poured their ..

Celebrations erupt in city after oath-taking ceremony

    Staff Reporter  Celebrations were evident across over the city as Narendra Modi took oath as the Prime Minister for the third time. Adding to the celebrations, people also celebrated swearing-in ceremony of former Chief M..

GAIL plans big-ticket investment in State

     By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) is making a big-ticket investment of Rs 50,000 crore to set up a green-field 1.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) ethane crack..

Pvt schools reopening with 20% to 30% fee hike, no action from authority yet

     Staff Reporter   Despite various notifications and complaints, private schools in Bhopal are rigid to introduce the fee hike on every academic session, giving nightmare to the parents. Apart from fee hike, pare..

‘Overhauling previous Narmada-Kshipra river linking project’

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla     The State Government has geared up for the preparations of country’s mega religious congregation Kumbh Mela that falls at a regular interval of twelve ..

NEET-UG results challenged in Jabalpur High Court

    Staff Reporter  Challenging the result of prestigious NEET examination, two students have filed petition in the Madhya Pradesh High Court. NEET-UG aspirants have alleged that National Testing Agency (NTA) has either relea..

SCAM! Medical aspirants cry foul, NTA accused of paper leak, malpractice

     Staff Reporter  Outrage over alleged paper leaks, grace mark discrepancies and result errors in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG 2024 has sparked a strong demand for a re-examination from medical..

GIS survey of city roads begins in rural areas for Master Plan 2047

    By Ankita Garg  Catching a pace towards Bhopal Master Plan 2047 (geographical information system ) GIS survey of city roads has begun in rural areas. All these areas coming under the plan are being surveyed for the second..

Wait for Monsoon: Rain alert for 37 districts; no heat wave warning

     Staff Reporter  Two different weather conditions are expected to prevail in Madhya Pradesh. Meteorology Department has forecast rainfall in 37 districts of the State on June 8. Opposite to this, nine districts, incl..

24 Deputy Collectors selected MPPSC 2021 top ten list includes 7 girls

    Staff Reporter  Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) has declared its final result for 2021 exam on late Thursday evening. PSC 2021 top ten list includes 7 girls and three boys. There are 24 Deputy Collector, ..

‘Water sports facilities will be developed in cities’

     By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   Targeting to plant 5.50 crore saplings, Chief Minister Mohan Yadav has offered ‘shramdaan’ in cleaning the Lower Lake of Bhopal. Under the in Jal-G..

3 youths trying to rescue cow from well die due to asphyxiation in Satna

     Our Correspondent Nagod (Satna),   In A tragic incident, three villagers died due to asphyxiation at Umri village when they entered a well to save a cow. The incident took place at Umri village under the jurisd..

One more fire incident, now in Karond

    Staff Reporter  Fire incidents in the city are on the rise and recurrent blazing occurrences have become common in the town. As per the information, a fire broke on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday in a mob..

State may get major ‘chunk’ in new NDA Govt’s Cabinet

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   As the deliberations for the distribution of Union Cabinet portfolios are reportedly underway in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at New Delhi, State is ready ..

CM Dr Mohan Yadav launches Jal Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan

      Staff Reporter  ON the occasion of World Environment Day, Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav inaugurated the Jal Ganga Samvardhan Abhiyan by worshipping the origin of the Betwa river and planting a sapling of banya..

Devpt works to get a big push after lifting of election code of conduct

    Staff Reporter   With the lifting of model code of conduct by June 6, development works in state capital Bhopal would be resuming. While the two big projects, including GG flyover and Sarv Dharma bridge, will see lig..

Prize Catch: Robbers arrested, items worth over Rs 15 lakh seized

    Staff Reporter  Ratibad Police, on Wednesday, arrested an individual namely Pratap Mandal (26), a resident of Kolar road (originally a resident of Betul district) for committing robbery in the city under sections 457 and ..

Decoding BJP’s victory in State: Weaker Oppn

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  Congress has made stunning gains in other parts of the country, but in Madhya Pradesh its performance is not only dismal rather couldn’t save is lone bastion Chhindw..

Silence prevails in PCC office amid election results

    By Naman Atolia   Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) headquarters at Indira Bhawan which was being decorated with the banners of the state and central leaders expecting a victory in the State, was silent on the..

STATE stamps Modi 3.0 term; sends 29 MPs to LS

    Bhavana ‘Aparajita’Shukla In the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the State which sends 29 MPs to the 543-member Lok Sabha, gave a clear mandate to Bharatiya Janata Party. It has won all 29 seats comfortably, including Ch..

How this election is different! ...As a referendum for PM Modi

     By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   The 2024 General elections will go down in the history as one, it ran a presidential style campaign, only one factor that is Modi vs Opposition in the State. M..

verdict out Alok sharma is winner

      Staff Reporter  In the results announced on Tuesday, Alok Sharma of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious from the Bhopal Parliamentary constituency of the State by a margin of 4.3 lakh votes. He..

Pre-monsoon showers bring big respite as mercury dips in State

     Staff Reporter   The nine hottest days of the year ‘Nautapa’ finally ended on Sunday with orange alert of pre-monsoon showers at various cities in the State. Pre-monsoon showers were recorded in Narmadap..

Traffic Advisory for Counting Day

     Staff Reporter  counting for Lok Sabha elections 2024 is scheduled on June 4 in Old Jail campus of the city for seven legislative constituencies of Bhopal Parliamentary constituency. Taking a note of that, traffic p..

Massive fire: breaks out on top floor of Milan Restaurant, no casualties reported

     Staff Reporter  a massive fire broke out at third floor of Milan Restaurant (Bhamashah Tower) in the zone number one of MP Nagar on Saturday night. Fortunately, no one was hurt and no casualties were reported in the..

Clean sweep for BJP in MP?

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  As we approach June 4, political parties, exit polls and people’s predications and speculations are doing the rounds. As most of them and BJP claims clean sweep for ruling ..

Girl dragged from home, assaulted with family members in Ashok Nagar

     Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  As there is no noticeable let up in horrific and heinous crimes against women in Madhya Pradesh, an equally appalling incident sent a fresh wave of fear in Ashok Nagar, where ..

State will emerge as number one in devpt: CM Yadav

     By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  On the eve of final phase of Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Mohan Yadav and State BJP unit discussed on a wide range of issues from micro management of organisa..

Bhadbada Slumd-wellers: Suspense over, long wait continues

     By Naman Atolia  The suspense over giving homes to the slum-dwellers of the Bhadbada area finally unveiled as the corporation has started organising camps for those whose houses were razed during the demolition driv..

Judoka Tulika from SAI Bhopal qualifies for Paris Olympics 2024

     Staff Reporter   The Sports Authority of India has given various athletes who represented India in the Olympics, including Mary Kom, Nikki Pradhan, Lalit Upapdhyay, Sushila Bai Chaanu, etc. Now, Tulika Maan, a ..

Slight relief as heat wave subsides Monsoon expected by June 15-20

    Staff Reporter   After five days of intense heat, the effect of the heat wave has slowly subsided in the city as it entered the sixth day of Nautapa. The State capital’s temperature dropped by almost 2 degrees ..

Forest team use water sprinklers to keep cheetahs safe in Kuno National Park

    By Ankita Garg  In order to keep the cheetahs surviving in intensive heat wave conditions, forest officials have made various arrangement at Kuno National Park, situated in Sheopur district of Madhya Pradesh. Sheopur dist..