Shivraj Singh Chouhan was sworn in as the 32nd Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh on Monday. Governor Lalji Tandon administered the oath of office and secrecy to him at an austere ceremony.
On the other hand, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia is learnt to have met senior BJP leaders including Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi and claimed that about 40 MLAs were with him.
A senior railway ministry official said that the incident happened around 9.10 a.m. when the portion of the side ramp of foot overbridge at platfrom number 2 and 3 of Bhopal railway station collapsed.
According to the police, Vinod Mukati had hired some labourers from Baroli for some work at Indore. The labourers, who were paid an advance of Rs 50,000 each, arrived at Indore, but returned without starting the work.
BJP leader and former state minister Badrilal Yadav, who made objectionable remarks against Rajgarh Collector Nidhi Nivedita, was arrested on Friday. He was later released on bail against a personal bond of Rs 20,000.
As India celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, unidentified miscreants stole a portion of his ashes kept at Bapu Bhawan in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa, police said on Thursday.
Now, videos of two other Ministers in the erstwhile Shivraj Singh Chouhan government, have been authenticated by the special investigation team (SIT) of the MP Police, probing one of the biggest sex & blackmail scandals in the state.
When they did not find takers for their stock, the women sold some of the videos to individual politicians for a few crore. But by then the police had got a whiff of the racket and had started keeping an eye on their activities.
The school is popular in Narsinghpur as the children and the locals take pride in wearing the Gandhi cap. The rest of the country may have given up wearing the cap but this school is continuing with the tradition.
On the involvement of journalists in the case, spokesperson for ruling Congress in the state K.K. Mishra said whoever is involved in the scandal would be booked as soon as evidence is gathered by the Special Investigation Team (SIT).
During interrogation by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Indore, Shweta said that on demand of bureaucrats she lured many college girls and finally coerced them to bed with men, mostly of their father's age.
The Madhya Pradesh government has sought a financial package of Rs 11,861 crore from the Central government for relief and rehabilitation work in the flood-affected areas of 36 districts in the state.
Virtually sweeping aside Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flagship Swachh Bharat campaign, she said: "We have not been elected to clean your drains or toilets. I have said this in the past and I am repeating it now."
The accident in which more than 20 others were injured, occurred late on Tuesday when the driver lost control of the vehicle while crossing the Jogdaha bridge.
Madhya Pradesh BJP President Nandkumar Singh Chauhan and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said this victory is the result of the hard work put in by party workers.
Three farmers committed suicide in the last two days under pressure from banks and moneylenders, taking the number of farmer deaths to 45 in 28 days.
"The people involved in the Yatra have been arrested on the allegation of disrupting peace. Till now, as many as 300 persons have been arrested," Superintendent of Police Manoj Singh told.
The farmers agitation entered its eighth day on Thursday. The peasants have been on strike since June 1, demanding loan waiver and fair price for their produce.
However, State Home Minister Bhupendra Singh told reporters that the firing was not initiated by the police but by "anti social" elements who had entered the mob.
Superintendent of Police Mahendra Singh Sikarwar said the accident occurred in Chargawan area when the truck packed with daily workers hit a mud road that caved in.
Senior counsel Ram Jethmalani appearing for Gopal Ansal urged the court to give a few more days to him as he had moved the President for mercy and pardon.