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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.

From Sages To Politicians, Why We Love Building Statues Of Prominent Figures

Jan 12, 2022 Asad Ashraf

Can cash-strapped governments like Madhya Pradesh afford to build statues? Why do India politicians make such a great deal about erecting statues?

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.

Yearender: Covid-19 In 2021 Made People Imagine The Apocalypse

Dec 30, 2021 Mayank Jain Parichha

Covid-19: People were confined to their homes in the pandemic, which made them to imagine the apocalypse.

Covid-19 Dampens Festive Spirit: 5 States That Have Imposed Night Curfews

With cases of Covid-19 including the Omicron variant increasing in India ahead of the festive season, several states have imposed night curfew and strengthened protocols to prevent another breakout of the virus.

29 November, 2021

Omicron Scare: Health Officials Searching From Botswana Woman Who Visited MP

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In the wake of concerns over the potentially more contagious new 'Omicron' variant of coronavirus detected in some countries, Madhya Pradesh health authorities have launched a search for a woman from Bostwana who, as per government records, visited Jabalpur on November 18, an official said on Monday.

24 November, 2021

Police Commissionerate System In Bhopal And Indore Within Week; MP Govt To Issue Notifications

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The Madhya Pradesh government will issue ten notifications that will not need the nod of the state Assembly or cabinet to implement the police commissionerate system in Bhopal and Indore, the two most populated cities in the state, before the end of this month.

18 November, 2021

Vir Das Joins Array Of Artists Censored In Madhya Pradesh By Narottam Mishra

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After his 'I come from two Indias' performance at John F Kennedy Centre in Washington DC, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra has said that he won't allow such 'vidhushak' to perform in MP.

11 November, 2021

At Habibganj In Madhya Pradesh, India Set To Have Its First State Of Art Railway Station

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The revamped Habibganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 15.

09 November, 2021

Brahmins And Baniyas Are In My Pockets: BJP Leader Muralidhar Rao

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P Muralidhar Rao is facing criticism from Congress after he said that the Brahmin and Baniya communities are in his pockets. He later said that his statement was being 'distorted.'

30 October, 2021

Voting Begins For Bypolls In 3 Lok Sabha Seats, 30 Assembly Constituencies In 14 States

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The bypolls are currently underway in 14 states including West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.


18 October, 2021

MP Govt To Conduct Ramayana Quiz, Winners Get Free Air Tickets To Ayodhya

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Madhya Pradesh Minister Usha Thakur made the announcement while inaugurating yet another quiz based on the Indian epic 'Ramcharitmanas'.

16 October, 2021

Video Shows MP Pragya Thakur, Out On Bail On Medical Grounds, Playing Kabaddi

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The BJP MP from Bhopal described the man, who shot and circulated the clip, as 'Ravana' and said his old age and next birth will get spoiled.

16 September, 2021

Amit Shah Scheduled To Visit Maharashtra, Telangana & MP To Take Part In A Number Of Programmes

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According to an official spokesperson, Shah will visit Nanded in Maharashtra on Friday where he is scheduled to participate in a tree plantation drive organized by the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

25 August, 2021

Madhya Pradesh: Forest Department Catches Poacher, Seizes Tiger Bones And Deer Horns

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The team seized 8.9 kg of tiger bones and deer horns from the possession of the poacher, Balchand Barkade, a resident of Nagpur in adjoining Maharashtra, he said.

18 August, 2021

MP Robbers Blow Up ATM, Leave Notes Worth Rs 7 Lakh Scattered

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A police team reached the spot immediately on getting the information and collected the currency notes worth Rs 6.72 lakh from the spot and torn bills worth Rs 27,000

05 August, 2021

IMD Issues Orange And Yellow Alerts For 23 Districts Predicting 'Heavy To Very Heavy' Rain In MP

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An orange alert indicates rainfall ranging from 64.5 to 204.4 mm in 24 hours while an yellow alert indicates 64.5 to 115.5 mm.


31 July, 2021

IMD Issues Red Alert For 5 Districts Of MP, 17 Districts Under Orange Alert

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The red alert, for heavy to very heavy as well as extremely heavy rainfall, was for isolated places in Satna, Guna, Sheopur, Chhattarpaur and Tikamgarh, most of these districts being located in north MP along the border with the southern part of Uttar Pradesh

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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