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Madhya Pradesh

MP Govt Shuts All Schools, Hostels In State Till Jan 31 Due To Rise In COVID-19 Cases; Imposes Fresh Curbs

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The guidelines were issued after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the coronavirus situation in the state with the crisis management committee.

COVID-19: MP vaccinates over 10 lakh in 15-18 age group on day 1 of drive

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The vaccine option for this age group is only Covaxin, according to guidelines issued by the Union health ministry on December 27.

Indore: Mob Booked For Protesting Arrest Of Religious Leader Who Ridiculed Mahatma Gandhi

Indore: The case was registered against the mob, who were protesting the arrest of religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj—who last week allegedly ridiculed Mahatma Gandhi and also hailed his assassin Nathuram Godse.

Need to hold vaccination on war footing, says MP CM Chouhan as inoculation drive for children begins

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Chouhan also sought the participation of the elected representatives, volunteers and religious leaders to encourage children to get vaccinated. The vaccination for this age group is to be held in the premises of schools only, the CM said in a statement.

Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad Detained By Madhya Pradesh Police

In a tweet, MP Congress chief Kamal Nath supported the stir and said the BJP government in the state was quelling the protest by force despite claiming to be well-wishers of OBCs. He asked OBCs, tribal and Dalits to continue the fight and promised the support of the Congress.

02 January, 2022

Madhya Pradesh: 3 Killed, 28 Injured After Bus Falls Into River In Alirajpur District


The accident took place at around 6 am near Chandpur village, about 15 km from the district headquarters, when the bus was on its way to Alirajpur from Chhota Udepur in Gujarat.

31 December, 2021

Kalicharan Maharaj Sent To Judicial Custody Till 13th January, Accused Of Using Derogatory Terms Against Mahatma Gandhi


Kalicharan Maharaj, a Hindu religious leader was arrested by Chhattisgarh Police in Madhya Pradesh after he allegedly made derogatory remarks about Mahatma Gandhi. He is now sent to a judicial custody till 13th January.

30 December, 2021

Central Govt Allocates Additional Fund Of Rs.3,063 Crore To States Affected By Natural Disasters

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The additional assistance is over and above the funds released by the Centre to the states in the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), already placed at the disposal of the states.

27 December, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Government Increases Tansen and Kalidas Awards Prize Money To Rs.5 Lakhs

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Chouhan said the Centenary Tansen Samaroh in 2024 will be organised with full decorum and fanfare, adding that his government would also hold the Baiju Bawra Samaroh.

22 December, 2021

MP Villagers Accord Grand Welcome To Soldier Daughter Of Farm Laborer

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Sandhya Bhilala, the daughter of a farm labourer, could not control her emotions when residents of her native village gave her a rousing welcome with garlands and drum beats as she returned clad in the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) uniform.

20 December, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Shivers As Cold Wave Grips North India

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Senior meteorologist Saha said cold winds were blowing in MP from Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand which have experienced snowfall.


20 December, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Polls Sans OBC Quota Will Be Injustice With 70% Population: Uma Bharti

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Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti on Monday claimed panchayat polls in her party-ruled Madhya Pradesh without reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) will be injustice with about 70 per cent of the state's population.

18 December, 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Cold Wave Drops Temperature To 4 Degree Celsius In 4 Districts


Temperatures dropped in isolated pockets of Seoni, Chhatarpur, Sagar, Datia and Gwalior districts during Friday night, a senior meteorologist at IMD Bhopal office informed the media.

12 December, 2021

State Govts To Take Decision On Withdrawal Of Cases Filed Against Farmers: Union Minister Tomar

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"The issue of law and order falls under the jurisdiction of state governments. So they will take a decision in this regard," Tomar said when asked about the withdrawal of cases registered against the farmers during their agitation.

07 December, 2021

Madhya Pradesh Forest Officials Finds Out Injured Leopard Cub After Sixth Day Of Disappearance From Indore Zoo Premises

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According to eye-witnesses, the forest department's office, where the cub was found, is about 3 km from the zoo.

07 December, 2021

Right-Wing Activists Vandalise Missionary School In MP Alleging Conversion Of Students

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Madhya Pradesh vandalism at school: The school in Vidisha district has denied charges of religious conversion. The church has called for an investigation to find out the truth.

04 December, 2021

Madhya Pradesh CM Chouhan Chastises Congress For Ignoring Tribal Heroes And Glorifying Only The Nehru-Gandhi Family

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MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh paid tribute to Tantya Bhil on his 'Balidan Diwas' (death anniversary) at Patalpani


02 December, 2021

37 years on, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Victims Still Await Adequate Compensation

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Thirty-seven years after the Bhopal gas tragedy, termed as the world's worst industrial disaster, the survivors and the kin of the deceased are still waiting to be compensated fairly with an organisation working for them claiming that each victim has so far received less than one-fifth of the allotted sum.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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