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  • Bhopal: Clean chit to former collector SK Vashishtha in corporators’ thrashing incident

    Bhopal: A probe commission, set up to investigate into the incident of beating up of BJP corporators, in its report, has given clean chit to then collector SK Vashishtha. The report was tabled in the House on Monday. BJP corporators got injured in clashes during election of Municipal Corporation’s president in 2000.

  • Sanju: When Sanjay Dutt ran after Shah Rukh Khan and tried to grab his neck

    I don’t think Rajkumar Hirani could have made a better choice to make a biopic on a star than Sanjay Dutt. True, Hirani must have learned a lot about Sanjay Dutt when he made films like Munna Bhai MBBS and Lage Raho Munna Bhai with him. Hirani must have had several discussions with Sanjay and his close friends and associates before deciding to make a biopic on his life.

  • Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s flagship Ladli Laxmi scheme to become a law

    Bhopal: Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s flagship scheme, Ladli Laxmi Yojna, that had earned him laurels at national level besides making him popular as Mama between girl students, would soon become a law. The Madhya Pradesh Ladli Laxmi (encouragement for girls) Bill, 2018 was tabled in the state assembly on the very first day of five-day monsoon session that began on Monday.

  • Bhopal: Beauty parlours reaches slums, because every women is worth it

    Bhopal: A narrow, winding staircase leads to a midsize room on the first-floor; the room is clean, with white tiles covering the floor. On one side stands a high-backed chair, facing a full-size mirror. There is a washbasin and a table overflowing with bottles of all shapes and sizes.

  • Bhopal: Simiriya BJP MLA files complaint against BJP ‘local minister’

    Bhopal: The BJP MLA from Simiriya has filed the complaint against the ‘local minister’ of her same party to the IG Rewa.  In the complaint she has alleged that the minister is giving life threat to her family, because they are opposing illegal sand mining.

  • Bhopal: Temperature rises in House over charge sheet, ball in speaker’s court

    Bhopal: The Assembly on Monday witnessed argumentative sessions between the ruling party and the opposition over the charge sheet submitted on no-confidence motion by Congress. Speaker Sitasharan Sharma has not yet decided on admissibility of no-confidence motion.

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    Bombay High Court grants bail to three policemen in custodial death case

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday granted bail to three policemen held guilty and sentenced to seven years in jail each for torturing a 20-year-old theft suspect to death in custody. A bench of justices B R Gavai and Sarang Kotwal granted bail to policemen Umesh Gosavi, Sandeep Salunkhe and Kiran Pingale till their appeal against the conviction is decided by the high court. In January 2016, a sessions court here

  • Bhopal: Minister Vishwas Sarang’s aide assaults youth for objecting to sister’s eve-teasing

    Bhopal: A youth was assaulted with sword by four persons including a close aide of state minister Vishwas Sarang when he objected to eve teasing with his sister at vegetable market in Ashok Garden. The man was severely injured in the incident. Ashoka Garden police have registered a case against four persons, including Pappu Mandi, who is said to be closely associated with Sarang, the minister for cooperatives.

  • Sanju Shocker! Sanjay Dutt left for Mehboob Studios to beat up Rajesh Khanna

    The biopic on Sanjay Dutt is known for its share of flaws and mistakes that the superstar uninhibitedly accepted over the years. As mentioned in many stories and articles before, Sanjay Dutt – the star kid of legendary actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis, was more in news for his personal tribulations than his films. From being a possessive boyfriend to a drug addict, his life story has often acted as fodder to

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    Mumbai: Don’t bring plastic bags to hospitals, patients’ relatives told

    Mumbai: City hospitals are keeping strict vigil on relatives of patients bringing in plastic bags as they enter hospital premises. Both private and civic hospitals have instructed their security personnel ensure that plastic bags do not make it past their threshold. A senior doctor said most patients in the hospitals are from rural areas and because of the rains, they carry plastic bags to protect their hospital files and clothes. But since

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    Maharashtra: Banker seeking sexual favour against loan sanction arrested from Nagpur

    Nagpur (Maharashtra): Rajesh Hivse, the manager of the Central Bank of India’s Datala branch who allegedly sought sexual favours from a woman to clear a crop loan, was arrested from Nagpur on Monday. Hivase was arrested by a team of the Buldhana police and the Nagpur Crime Branch.

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    Shiv Sena asks PM Modi: Farmers, families ending lives – Is this ‘Achhe Din’?

    Mumbai: Referring to suicides in Maharashtra by farmers and others, the Shiv Sena on Monday pointedly asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi: “Is this your promised ‘Achhe Din’?” Blaming the BJP-led governments at the centre and in Maharashtra, the Sena said that all these people took the extreme step of ending their lives due to poverty, lack of resources to survive and financial burdens resulting from the government’s economic policies.

  • Maharashtra plastic ban: Pune-based Restaurant delivers food in steel lunch boxes

    Pune (Maharashtra): A restaurant in Pune has started delivering food in steel lunch boxes after the Maharashtra Government imposed a ban on the use of plastic in the state. As part of the initiative taken by the restaurant, the customers are asked to return boxes after the delivery.

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    Mumbai Plastic Ban: Grocery see 50 percent plunge in sales

    Mumbai: The state-wide plastic ban came in to effect from last Saturday has caused a 50 per cent drop in business due to lack of packaging alternatives, according to the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association. “The plastic ban has led to a big loss of business at the over 3 lakh kirana stores across Maharashtra. Business is down 50 per cent,” association president Viren Shah said.

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    Mankhurd youth drowns after slipping off Badlapur barrage

    BADLAPUR: A 20-year-old youth died after purportedly drowning near a barrage in Badlapur. According to the police, the boy had gone to the barrage with five of his friends from college for a picnic on Sunday morning.

  • Kabaddi Masters: India thrash lackluster Pakistan to enter semis

    Dubai: India sealed the semi-final spot, thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan 41-17 in Group A match of the Kabaddi Masters at the Al Wasl Sports Club here on Monday. This was India’s third consecutive win in this six-nation tournament and second win against Pakistan. Men-in-Blue will now face Kenya in a dead rubber on Tuesday.

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    Mumbai: Transport Minister reinstates 1,010 ST daily wagers

    Mumbai: Over a thousand daily wagers of State Transport (ST) who had been suspended after participating in this month’s flash strike will be reinstated, Minister for State Transport Diwakar Raote has announced. Raote had instructed that the 1,010 daily wagers be reinstated at the earliest and the ST officials have given them permanent positions. These workers will join on July 1.