In a series of developments on Kamal Nath's use of 'item' word, Rahul Gandhi has said that he personally does not appreciate the comment and "It is unfortunate." However, Kamal Nath has admonished the statement saying it is only personal views of Rahul Gandhi. He further asserted that he had no intentions to insult anyone. Earlier, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh, had written to Sonia Gandhi demanding Kamal Nath's suspension from party posts… read-more
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Since internet access is not available for all, a teacher in Sehore district of Madhya Pradesh is taking classes under a neem tree. Reportedly, A loudspeaker is mounted on the highest branch of the tree and is connected to a mobile phone, through which the curriculum is broadcasted. The state government is also running various programmes on Doordarshan and AIR to promote education during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Ahead of the upcoming state Assembly by-polls for 28 constituencies, Madhya Pradesh Congress on October 17 released its manifesto. The manifesto vowed to provide the assistance to the families of COVID-19 victims and health facilities to the poor. It also promised to implement Godhan Sewa Yojana and waive farm loans up to Rs 2 lakh. Congress needs all the 28 seats to form the government in the state again.
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The Madhya Pradesh High Court withdrew National Security Act (NSA) charges against four Muslim men, who were booked by the Rajgarh Collector for allegedly 'carrying swords during a Muharram procession'. The HC also ordered the state government to pay Rs.10,000 per each case as legal-charges for improper detention of the accused. Reportedly, the petition by one of the accused’s brother showed that mandatory approval for detention was not… read-more
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The Indore Police on October 5 informed that a woman has filed an FIR against her husband after getting 'triple talaq'. The police officials told that the 27-year-old wife had got the second marriage of her husband cancelled by revealing that he has already been married. Frustrated with this, the 30-year-old man gave his first wife 'triple talaq'. Reportedly, the police has booked the man under various sections.
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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said his government is providing financial assistance to ensure that there are no mud-brick (kutcha) houses in the state by 2023. The financial aid is provided through housing schemes and the government has restarted the 'Sambal Yojana' scheme, which acts as 'security cover' for the poor. While Inaugurating a project, he announced that Ashok Nagar will be made a smart city.
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Madhya Pradesh High Court has asked the state government to release former corporator Usman Patel (60) booked under National Security Act. Patel, along with 3 others, was detained for allegedly provoking Muslim community folks to participate in Muharram procession, violating COVID-19 guidelines. Quashing the order of Indore's District Magistrate, the court said that the official's judgment was based on "media trials" by some Hindi dailies,… read-more
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Madhya Pradesh government on September 15 banned the industrial use of oxygen. The decision came after the 'suspension of supplies' from Maharashtra. Denying any crisis, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said it is just a part of short term plan. “We have got additional 30 tonnes of oxygen from SAIL plant in Chhattisgarh, but we need to be self-reliant soon," the minister added.
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According to a four-member committee report, the farmers in Madhya Pradesh were distributed low-quality Chinese mini tractors from 2017 to 2019, under Krishi Yantrikikaran Yojana. Reportedly, the procurement was done without inviting bids. The report indicates that authorities violated many rules such as pushing MP-Agro as nodal agency, ghost beneficiaries and substituting DBT for power-tillers. "We have got the report and will take… read-more
A 39-year-old man was arrested under the National Security Act on September 13 for allegedly selling beef in Indore. Reportedly, the police raided his shop and seized large quantities of beef. Earlier also, the accused has been booked under the MP Cow Progeny Slaughter Prevention Act-2004 for selling beef in Ujjain and Indore. "An investigation is underway to find where he got beef and to find his customers", police said.
Courtesy: Deccan Herald