October, 2014


Politicians pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary

New Delhi: The nation on Friday remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders paying tributes to her. Mukherjee, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paid floral tributes at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of Indira Gandhi. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and other senior party leaders Motilal Vora, M Veerappa Moily, Sushil Kumar Shinde, Ahmed Patel, Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Digvijay Singh and Shakeel Ahmad also paid tributes to IndiraRead More

PM Modi flag off Run for unity

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi climbed down the dais to flag off the Run for Unity here on Friday to mark the 139th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The security personnel, who till then were strictly preventing the people from moving forward, were unable to prevent the surge of the crowd from getting closer to the prime minister as he walked down for some length of Rajpath. Soon it was like a mad melee, and security personnel looked helpless as the participants collected enthusiastically to join Modi inRead More

CM receives Union Ministers

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan received Union Minister of Urban and Rural Development Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Social Justice Shri Thawarchand Gehlot and Union Minister of State for Forests and Environment Shri Prakash Javadekar at the state hangar here today. Higher & Technical Education Minister Shri Umashankar Gupta, Health Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra, MP Shri Nand Kumar Singh Chouhan, former Minister Shri Ajay Vishnoi, MLA Shri Rameshwar Sharma, Shri Alok Sharma and other workers were present on the occasion. Share +1 Tweet PinShares 0

CM to participate in “Run for Unity”

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan will participate in “Run for Unity” to be held on Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel’s birth anniversary on October 31. The run will begin at 8.30 am from ISBT and conclude at BHEL Dussehra Maidan. The programme is dedicated to the memory of late Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. Iron Man Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel is known for Indian’s re-building and merger of princely states. Bhopal’s distinguished citizens, MISA detainees, social workers, litterateurs, doctors, national and state level sportspersons, academics and meritorious students will participateRead More

First high speed train on Delhi-Agra section on November 10

Kapurthala: The first high-speed train between Delhi and Agra with a speed of 160 km per hour is expected to run on November 10 as Kapurthala Rail Coach Factory is all set to roll out the first rake of fourteen coaches of the train. The GM said “the approximate cost of one high speed coach would be between Rs 2.25-2.50 crore.” He said that high speed coaches manufactured in RCF for Shatabdi and Rahdhani express trains are capable of running at the optimum speed of 160 kilometer per hour. TheRead More

SC suspends defamation proceedings against Subramanian Swamy

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed proceedings on criminal defamation cases filed against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy by AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa. A bench of Justices Deepak Mishra and U U Lalit also issued notices to Centre and Tamil Nadu government on Swamy’s plea for scrapping the provisions for criminal defamation in penal laws. Swamy submitted that the provision of criminal defamation is unconstitutional as it put unreasonable restrictions on people’s right to free speech and expression. He challenged the validity of Section 499 and 500 of IndianRead More

Committee for regulatory provision to control criminal activities

Bhopal: The state government has constituted a committee to suggest ways for regulatory provisions to be made to ensure security arrangements and control criminal activities in existing and developing colonies in the city. Principal Secretary Home has been appointed Chairman of the committee and members include Principal Secretary, Urban Development and Environment, Principal Secretary, PWD, DGP, Commissioner, Housing and Infrastructure Board and Municipal Commissioner. Commissioner, Urban Administration and Development will be its Member-Secretary. The committee will submit its recommendations within a month. Share +1 Tweet PinShares 0

Network of small and cottage industries to be laid in state: CM

Bhopal: A network of small and cottage industries will be laid in the state. No stone will be left unturned in development of Bundelkhand and Sagar district. This was stated by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a public meeting after his road show at Sagar today. Shri Chouhan laid foundation stones for development works costing Rs. 163 crore 59 lakh 84 thousand and inaugurated works costing Rs. 9 crore 7 lakh 60 thousand including about Rs. 151 crore works of Sagar Municipal Corporation. Sagar to have IT Park:Read More

Bhopal to be Global, Green and Smart City: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said necessary infrastructure will be developed to make Bhopal Global, Green and Smart City. He said that special efforts will be made with people’s participation to make Bhopal plastic and polythene-free. Shri Chouhan was laying foundation stone of a railway over-bridge at Singarcholi railway crossing under Bhopal-Biaora Road Project here today. The Chief Minister directed to complete construction of the bridge within a year. Bhopal-Biaora Road will be converted to 4-lane from Lal Ghati upto Airport trisection. Traffic pressure will ease betweenRead More

Massive turnout at CM’s road show at Sagar

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a road show at Sagar district headquarters this afternoon. During the show, the popular Chief Minister mixed up with the people and heard their problems. Passing through main roads of the city, the Chief Minister met people. Shri Chouhan was accorded affectionate and rousing welcome by all sections of society including women, youths and children with flowers and garlands. Girls and women standing on rooftops and galleries of houses showered flower petals on him. Shri Chouhan acknowledged greetings of people standing onRead More