Madhya Pradesh

India Padmavati: Body found near fort linked to film protest

<b>A body has been found hanging outside a fort in the northern state of Rajasthan along with a warning note that mentions controversial Indian film Padmavati.</b><p>Police told BBC Hindi that they were investigating to determine whether it was a suicide or murder.<p>"We don't burn effigies, we hang," the note …

India

Padmavati Joins the Camp of These ‘Dirty Pictures’

“Fictio-aaaaaaaaaaa-nnnnnn!”<p>If you are tired of screaming your lungs out about <i>Padmavati’s</i> fictionality, you are definitely not alone. Filmmakers, …

India

Tomato prices skyrocket, hit Rs 80 per kg in national capital region, Rs 100 in Mizoram on supply crunch

<b>New Delhi:</b> Tomato prices in retail markets of the national capital soared to Rs 80 per kg on Friday in view of tight supplies, trade data showed. The …

India

Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s sudden fondness for Padmavati reeks of appeasement politics ahead of 2018 MP polls

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan perhaps needed lessons in history all this while. And now he has found a historian for the most …

India

To Challenge Modi, Rahul Gandhi Must First Put the Congress House in Order

It still remains to be seen whether the Gandhi scion can emerge as a formidable opponent to the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Modi.<p>It’s not …

India

In pictures: 18 tragic incidents of drowning in Mumbai

1/18<p>In a bizarre incident, a 22-year-old man who had gone swimming at a Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation pool died after he choked on gutkha he …

India

Madhavbaug Supports AHA's New Guidelines for High BP Levels

(Attn.editors: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same). …

Diabetes

Indian train travels nearly 100 miles in the 'wrong direction'

Farmers in India reported waking up to discover that the train they were travelling on had travelled 99 miles in the “wrong direction”.<p>Roughly 1,500 …

India

Cooch Behar Trophy: Arjun Tendulkar bags a five-wicket haul against Madhya Pradesh

Arjun Tendulkar, son of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday returned a five wicket-haul for Mumbai Under-19 in a Cooch Behar Trophy match …

India

Five years on, Aam Aadmi Party looks to expand its base across India

On Sunday, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will celebrate its fifth anniversary at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi. Photo: Ramesh</b> …

India

Delhi minor booked for rape: Experts say 4-year-old doesn’t understand sexual behaviour

Experts on Wednesday warned against criminalising and labelling a four-year-old boy as a sexual predator because pre-puberscent children did not …

Parenting

Padmavati song 'Ghoomar' banned from playing at school functions; circular withdrawn later

<b>Bhopal:</b> Amid the raging controversy over film <i>Padmavati</i>, an education officer in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district has issued a circular banning a song …

India

Train heading to Maharashtra goes 160 km in wrong direction, lands up in Madhya Pradesh

BT SPECIALS<p>BEST B-SCHOOLS<p>BT500<p>INDIA'S BEST EMPLOYERS<p>HOTTEST YOUNG EXECUTIVES<p>CLEANTECH<p>TOP EMERGING COMPANIES<p>BEST CFOs<p>BEST BANKS<p>COOLEST START-UPS<p>BEST …

India

Sacred cows a growing nuisance in India

Tough laws that prevent the killing of cattle that has outlived its usefulness have seriously disrupted rural life. The FT's Amy Kazmin reports from …

India

The 'train moving in wrong direction' story factually incorrect, says Indian Railways

On Wednesday, the Internet was abuzz with a news story about a train going 160 km in 'wrong direction'. The Railways has trashed the story as …

India

On Padmavati, Raje, Shivraj are playing vote bank politics

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh has announced his government’s decision to ban Padmavati, the …

India

Caught in the act! From chickens to dogs, these ruthless men raped animals

1/14<p>A 14-year-old boy has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a hen in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said on November 7th, …

Crime

All white leadership: University Challenge

In the wake of Black History Month, it seems as though the debates on higher education’s snow-capped institutions persist. In an article recently …

Black Culture

The backstory of Alexa’s Indian makeover: desi, agnostic, politically independent and... work in progress

She is modern, speaks fluent English, helps you book a cab, finds recipes for cooking, plays your favourite music, and gets charmed by Shah Rukh …

India

Coalscam: Docs Supplied To Jindal And Others, CBI Tells Court

The CBI told a special court that it has handed over various documents filed along with the charge sheet to industrialist Naveen Jindal and others in …

India

MMTC to import 2,000 tonnes onion to check prices, says union minister Ram Vilas Paswan

<b>New Delhi:</b> State-run MMTC will import 2,000 tonnes of onion, while Nafed and SFAC will buy 12,000 tonnes locally in order to boost supplies and check …

India News

3-week Winter Session likely from Dec 15

The Winter Session of Parliament could be a three-week affair to be convened between December 15 and January as Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary …

India

BRIEF-Hindusthan Urban Infrastructure says blast occurred in firing oven in Bhopal on Nov 19

Nov 22 (Reuters) - Hindusthan Urban Infrastructure Ltd HNDU.BO<p>* Says on Nov 19, blast occurred in one of firing oven at insulators plant at …

Central India

Kerala violence is targetted at CPI(M) to create atmosphere that helps BJP through central intervention: Prakash Karat

Written by Jipson John , Jitheesh PM |<p>Former CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat. (Photo by ‘Kenz Ul Munner’)<p>VIDEO: Delhi security guard foils …

Democracy

Bhopal Gas Leak Survivors Launch Campaign Ahead of 33rd Anniversary of Tragedy

Through the campaign, survivors are making five demands to Prime Minister Modi and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.<p><b>New Delhi</b>: …

India

India state government securities issued in 2017/18

Nov 22 (Reuters) - The following are the details of Indian State Government Securities Issued for the year 2017/18. Auction Security …

India

This Gujarat Polls Will the Current Political Climate Favour Modi?

No state election is the same, and no party can stick to an identical strategy for poll after poll. The political terrains vary, each state has its …

India

QBiz: MRPs to Update Post GST Rate Cut; 8.5% Growth Rate for India

1. GST Rate Cut: FMCG Firms Asked to Update MRPs Immediately<p>Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) chairperson Vanaja Sarna has written to …

India

India’s intrusive biometric ID is forcing HIV patients to forgo treatment

In December 2016, Priya*, a 30-year-old HIV-positive sex worker in Secunderabad, Telangana, stopped taking her life-saving medicines. The reason: The antiretroviral therapy centre from where she used to get her medicines every month asked for her Aadhaar card.<p>Priya’s husband and children do not …

News

Get a Taste of Royalty in the Heritage Hotels of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is truly a land of royalty. Two of India’s greatest dynasties, the Scindias and Holkars, ruled this state and their glory is evident …

India