Category: Madhya Pradesh

Assembly election 2018: How the rising Third Force was demolished in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has registered a record polling of about 75% in the general election for the State Assembly. The main opposition Congress is seeing the rise in voting percentage in the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh as a vote for change and is optimistic that this time the ruling Bharatiya Janata

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2018 Assembly Election: 37.59 per cent polling till 2.30 pm in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Polling began for the general election to the Madhya Pradesh Asssembly today morning (28 November 2018) and by 2.30 pm, 1.89 million voters had cast their votes. This accounts for 37.59 per cent of more than 50 million voters in the State. The highest polling per centage was recorded at Shajapur (63.6%)

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Remembering P.K. Maheshwari, veteran journalist and former MP

Lalit Shastri Prafulla Kumar Maheshwari¹, a former Rajya Sabha Member and veteran journalist is no more. After the reorganisation of States and formation of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh in 1956, Navbharat, the Hindi daily newspaper which had its roots in Nagpur and was founded by renowned freedom fighter and doyen of Hindi

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Consultation to bring Bundelkhand on Agriculture growth path

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Experts, civil society organisations and farmers came together and held a joint consultation in the State capital today (28 Sept 2018) to develop a Strategic Framework for agriculture solutions in the Bundelkhand region. Bundelkhand region has become synonymous with drought and poverty in spite of multi-sectoral efforts in the past. The region

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Madhya Pradesh was the epicentre of Bharat bandh against the Atrocities Act

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal/Lucknow/Jaipur/Patna: Poll-bound Madhya Pradesh was the epicentre of the Bharat Bandh (nation-wide strike) called by several organisations against the draconian SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act on Thursday (6 September 2018). The impact of the Bandh was total in the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, where the police even lathi (cane) charged the

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MP Cabinet approves revised pay-scales for college teachers and equivalent cadre

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: After prolonging the matter, the Madhya Pradesh Cabinet finally on Tuesday (4 September 2018) accorded approval for giving the benefit of 7th pay scale to college professors and all the officers posted at equivalent cadre in government colleges of Madhya Pradesh and Registrars of the Universities (Excluding Private Universities)from January 01, 2016,

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Latest Amendment in SC/ST Atrocities Act and its fallout

Lalit Shastri Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) has been imposed in five districts of Madhya Pradesh ahead of the nationwide bandh (strike) on 6 September called by a number of organisations opposing the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Amendment Bill passed in Parliament in August 2018. In poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Section 144 has

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Prevention of Atrocities Act & quota system: BJP and Congress are facing the heat in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal:  Ahead of the Assembly election in Madhya Pradesh, the anti-reservation movement led by SAPAKS (Samanya Pichda Alpsankhayak Kalyan Samaj) has intensified and there is also widespread anger in a large section of the people, especially among the youth, due to the amendment to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act

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“Reservation in promotion for SCs and STs is against fundamental right to equality”

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: The five-Judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court of India hearing arguments linked with the 2006 apex court judgment in the M Nagaraj case was told by senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan during the hearing in this matter today that the ordinary citizens belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) category

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“One Nation One Poll is not possible without Amendment of the Constitution”

Lalit Shastri Bhopal: Dispelling all doubts, Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat today (29 August 2018) categorically stated that the concept of “One Nation One Poll” cannot be implemented without amending the Constitution. The Chief Election Commissioner was addressing media-persons in the State capital. Simultaneous elections for Lok Sabha and State Assemblies had become a

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Why Madhya Pradesh lacks good air connectivity

Lalit Shastri Gwalior doesn’t offer any traffic, still due to Madhavrao Scindia, I had to connect it by air although it was a loss making circuit – PC Sen, when he was heading the national carrier in the 90s of the last century There has been a trail of comments on a facebook post today

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Its raining bonanza in Madhya Pradesh just before Assembly election

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: During this monsoon season, it is not only raining but its also raining bonanza in Madhya Pradesh as state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is not losing any opportunity to announce special schemes for the widest cross-section of people when general election to the State Assembly is just round the corner. Addressing

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Allegation of massive misappropriation by MP Housing Board and Allahabad Bank officers; Complaint lodged with CBI

Newsroom24x7 Network The system being used by the MP Housing Board for its clients and customers to deposit money into the account of the Estate Officer in Allahabad Bank against deposit slips titled as challan is against all rules and smacks of a huge scam. The complaint relates to what is available as evidence in

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Digvijay Singh continues to command massive support base in MP

Lalit Shastri   The overwhelming and ocean-like support former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijay Singh got on Thursday (26 July 2018) when he went in procession to court arrest at a police station in the State capital, as State Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had earlier called him a “traitor”, has proved beyond doubt that

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