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Vyapam case: CBI court sentences 3 to 7-year jail

Bhopal: A special CBI court here on Tuesday sentenced three to 7-year rigorous imprisonment and Rs 3,000 fine each in connection with the Vyapam scam of Madhya Pradesh. The three accused are Amit Gaur (candidate), Nitish kumar aka Montu Kumar (impersonator) and Pankaj Kumar (middleman). The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had registered the case on […]

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Madhya Pradesh: Religious preacher arrested for sexually assaulting three minor girls

Bhopal: A religious preacher in Satna was arrested for sexually assaulting three minor Dalit girls on the pretext of ridding them of the malefic effects of ‘Kala Sarp Dosh’. The 55-year-old preacher, Narayan Swarup Tripathi, was arrested in the Maihar Dehat (Nadan) police station area after being booked for sexual assault on three sisters aged 17, […]

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Government school in Madhya Pradesh designed as train to attract children

Bhopal: Authorities in Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori district has designed a government school to look like a train aimed at attracting children and increasing student count. Dindora is one of the tribal-dominated districts in the state. Due to its underdevelopment, there has been no rail connectivity in the district so far. Keeping in mind the attraction of […]

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‘Honey-trap’ gang busted in MP, 6 arrested

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Police has busted a gang of extortionists who used to ‘honey-trap’ politicians and high ranking government officials by making objectionable videos to blackmail them. Six people associated with the gang were also arrested, police said on Thursday. While three women and a man were arrested in Bhopal, two women were arrested in Indore. […]

Bhopal: Search and rescue operations underway after a boat capsized during the Ganapati immersion in Bhopal on Sep 13, 2019. Eleven persons drowned in the incident. According to the police, there were 19 people on the boat. Five people were rescued and three people were missing. SDRF teams, divers and police teams are continuing the search through heavy rains. (Photo: IANS)

MP: Boat capsizes during Ganpati Visarjan, 11 dead

Bhopal: Eleven persons are drowned after a boat capsized during the Ganapati immersion here in Madhya Pradesh early on Friday, police said. The accident took place around 4.30 a.m. at Khatlapura Ghat of lower lake near the newly renovated state police headquarters and the State Disaster Rescue Team (SDRF). Police said according to preliminary information, […]

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Teenaged tribal woman stripped, paraded naked for eloping

Bhopal: Two crimes involving teenaged tribal women have shaken Alirajpur district in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua region. While no case has been registered in the incident of a 19-year-old girl who was stripped naked and paraded for eloping with a boy of another tribe, another 19-year-old girl has been arrested for allegedly abducting a 17-year-old girl with […]

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Black magic behind death of BJP leaders Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj: Pragya Thakur

Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Bhopal Pragya Thakur, known for her controversial utterances, has blamed the black magic by the opposition for premature death of the BJP leaders. At a meeting to pay tribute to former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and former MP Chief Minister Babu Lal Gaur, Pragya said, “During the Lok Sabha elections, […]