May, 2017


Aim to bring state on top in Rural Development with cooperation of all: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Rural Development

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the state government is committed for proper arrangements of basic necessities like Roti, Kapda, Makaan, education and medicines for people in the birth centenary year of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya. Chouhan was addressing at the conclusion of ‘Gramoday to Bharat Uday’ campaign at village Ahmedpur in Sehore on Wednesday. Chouhan mentioned that cooperation from all is must to bring Madhya Pradesh on top in the field of rural development. Sarpanchs-Panchs should use their power and discharge their duties sincerely and judiciously. Chouhan administeredRead More

Priyanka Chopra trolled for ‘showing legs’ to India PM Modi

Social media users criticised the Bollywood actor for disrespecting the Prime Minister

Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra’s decision to wear a dress that showed her legs for a meeting with Indian PM Narendra Modi has been criticised by some social media users in India. Some Facebook users told her off for “disrespecting” the PM”. The unapologetic actress responded by posting a picture of both her mother and her wearing short dresses, captioned “legs for the day”. Other Indian actresses have also faced anger over their choice of attire. Deepika Padukone once publicly called out a leading Indian newspaper in 2014 for tweeting aRead More

Former Delhi minister Kapil Mishra assaulted by AAP MLAs inside Delhi Assembly

Mishra was demanding a special session at Ramlila Maidan when AAP legislators allegedly roughed him up

New Delhi: Sacked leader of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and former Delhi minister Kapil Mishra was beaten up by fellow AAP MLAs inside the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday. According to media reports, Mishra was raising a banner demanding a special session at Ramlila Maidan when AAP MLAs roughed him up. The assembly, which had convened to discuss the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, was disrupted after a group of AAP legislators collectively attacked Mishra and one of them even attempted to strangle him. Members of opposition parties intervened toRead More

Situation peaceful in Bhopal after rumours on social media trigger communal clash

Dispute started between two communities over right to pray inside Hamidia Hospital complex

Bhopal: Old City of Bhopal witnessed communal tension on Tuesday night with members of two communities resorting to violence and stone pelting. Media reports claimed that at least a dozen of vehicles were torched during the violence. According to media reports, the dispute started over the right to pray inside the Hamidia Hospital complex. Tension gripped the locality when members of the two communities gathered at the spot on Tuesday evening and resorted to violence. The cops used tear gas and resorted to cane-charging to disburse the mob. Police alsoRead More

49 killed, over 300 injured in Kabul explosion near Indian embassy

PM Modi condemns attack, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj tweets Indian officials are safe

Kabul: A suicide car bombing near Indian embassy in Kabul have killed at least 49 people and left over 300 wounded on Wednesday morning. The explosion took place barely a few hundred metres from the Indian embassy. The site is also close to the presidential palace and several foreign embassies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the attack and tweeted, “India stands with Afghanistan in fighting all types of terrorism. Forces supporting terrorism need to be defeated.” External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has also tweeted that Indian officials are safe.Read More

IAS officer Ashish Dahiya dies in Delhi pool, family cries foul

Ashish Dahiya, IAS officer

New Delhi: A 30-year-old IAS officer drowned in mysterious circumstances in a swimming pool here while allegedly trying to rescue a woman colleague who had fallen into the water, police said. But his family said they suspected foul play. Ashish Dahiya, 30, a resident of Sonepat in Haryana, drowned in the swimming pool of the Foreign Service Institute at Ber Sarai in south Delhi during a Monday night party attended by around 30 young officers, police said. “A woman officer accidentally fell into the pool and many officers, including Dahiya,Read More

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan to dedicate “RERA Bhavan” on May 31

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, RERA Bhavan

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will dedicate a new building of Madhya Pradesh Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) in front of Shaurya Smarak gate no. 3 at 11.00 am on May 31. Minister for Urban Development Maya Singh and Chairman, RERA Antony De Sa will also remain present on the occasion. It may be mentioned that Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country in which Real Estate Regulatory Authority has been formed and it has been made effective in the entire state from May 1. The realRead More

Kulbhushan Jadhav providing ‘crucial intelligence’ on terror attacks, says Pakistan

Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria, however, did not elaborate on the details

Islamabad: Pakistan has claimed that Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, was providing “crucial intelligence” about the recent terrorist attacks in the country. “Jadhav continues to provide crucial intelligence with regard to recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan,” Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria told Dawn News in an interview. However, Zakaria did not elaborate on the details of the intelligence being provided by Jadhav. The Hague-based International Court of Justice stayed Jadhav’s execution on May 18, but it has to decide the issueRead More

Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, Northeast two days before its scheduled date

The normal onset date for monsoon to hit the Kerala coast is June 1

Thiruvananthapuram: The Southwest monsoon, which brings seasonal rain to the Indian subcontinent, hit southern Indian state of Kerala and the North East on Tuesday, two days before its normal onset date. Director General of the India Meteorological Department KJ Ramesh said monsoon has also hit the North East, thanks to Cyclone Mora, which aided the advancement of the seasonal rainfall. The normal onset date for monsoon to hit the Kerala coast, which marks its official arrival in the country, is June 1. This year, monsoon has arrived two days before itsRead More

Babri Masjid demolition hearing: Advani, Joshi, Bharti and other accused granted bail by CBI court

Political leaders pleaded the court to drop conspiracy charges against them

Lucknow: Special CBI court in Lucknow granted bail to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veterans LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and other accused in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition. The accused have been granted bail on personal bond of Rs 20,000 each. The leaders pleaded the court to drop conspiracy charges against them, saying they had no role in the demolition of the Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992. Earlier, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath met Advani at the VVIP Guest House in Lucknow soon after the veteran leaderRead More