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    Bhopal: Those involved in crime against women to lose driving licences: CM

    Bhopal: The chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Monday, directed that the driving licences of persons found involved in crimes against women should be cancelled.  Conferring with district collectors and SPs through video-conferencing, he said that providing security to women was the topmost priority of the government and no carelessness would be tolerated in registration and investigation of such complaints.

  • Bhopal: TI empowered to probe SC/ST Act offences

    Bhopal: In a significant decision, the state government has empowered the police station in-charge to investigate the cases of atrocities committed against the members of Schedule Tribe and Schedule Caste. A letter to this effect has been issued to all district superintendents.

  • Bhopal gang rape case: Charges framed against gangrape accused

    Bhopal: The district and sessions court framed the charges against the four gang rape accused on Monday. In addition to gang rape, charge of attempt to murder has also been framed against all the four accused in GRP gang rape case, which occurred on October 31 at railway track. However, charges pertaining to extortion of money and tampering the evidence have been dropped.

  • Bhopal gang rape case: DGP issues show cause notice to MP Nagar CSP

    Bhopal: Following the indictment of six cops by SIT in Bhopal gang rape case, DGP on Monday issued show cause notice to CSP and served charge sheets to five other personnel held guilty of dereliction of duty. IG intelligence Makrand Doueskar while talking to media informed that actions against the cops follow the charges framed against them by Special Investigation Team (SIT) in-charge Sudhir Laad.

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    Bhopal: Pardhis pelt stones at police station as woman succumbs to burns

    Bhopal: The 35-year-old woman, who had raised allegations of torture by Gandhi Nagar policemen, died of burn injuries at Hamidia hospital on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Her death enraged Pardhi community to which she belonged. Over 200 members of the community including woman pelted stones at police station and threatened to vandalise it. The stone pelting injured three constables Rahul and Rinku of Gandhi Nagar police station and Nilesh

  • Bhopal: Names of eligible families dropped from BPL list

    Sehore: Under pressure to purge the BPL list of non-deserving families, the local administration struck off the names of many deserving families from the list without conducting any verification. The exercise was completed sitting in the office. As a result, when these people reached the PDS shops to get their monthly ration, they were turned back saying that they were no longer poor.

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    Bhopal: A teacher’s campaign draws warm response

    Harda: Singing the national anthem and the national song should not be reduced to a mere formality. Unhappy with this state of affairs, a local teacher Mukesh Murlia, launched a campaign to promote collective singing of national anthem and the national song. “I was disappointed to see that in colleges, national anthem was rarely sung,” he said.

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    Bhopal: Major train accident averted, no casualty reported

    Bhopal: A major train accident was averted on Monday due to alacrity of the driver of Sampark Kranti who applied emergency brakes in time to slow the train down before it hit an overturned jeep near Obaidulaganj on Monday in Raisen district. No casualty was reported.

  • Padmavati, Padmavati row, Bhopal, madhya pradesh, MP state, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief minister Shivraj singh chouhan, Padmavati ban in MP

    Bhopal: No Padmavati in MP: CM

    Bhopal: Amid the nation-wide clamour prevailing against Hindi film Padmavati, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday announced a ban on screening of the film in the state. He made the announcement while addressing members of the Rajput community at his residence.  The film is yet to be released and no representative of the government has seen the film or is privy to its screenplay.  It was decided at the meeting of

  • Bhopal: Cops provoked me into setting myself ablaze, says victim

    Bhopal: Recent developments have turned police version of Pardi woman immolation case upside down. The cops had maintained that the victim suffered burn injuries during accidental fire. However, the 35-year-old victim, rushed to Hamidia Hospital with 60% burns on Friday, has now blamed policemen for her plight. DIG Sudheer Laad said that in her statement to magistrate, she said that she suffered burns after garbage around her suddenly caught fire. Laad further

  • Bhopal: ‘MP lacks atmosphere, lack of infrastructure, grooming facilities’

    Bhopal: City models are overjoyed after Manushi Chhillar brought home Miss World. They told Free Press that it was an occasion to celebrate as the ‘crown’ has come after 17 years. They felt as if they themselves have won it. But they lamented that Madhya Pradesh or even the State capital lacks training facilities to groom and horn the skills of the girls who want to participate in beauty pageants like Miss

  • Bhopal: Fake letter on univ exam dates posted on WhatsApp

    Bhopal: A fake notification pertaining to examination schedule at Barkatullah university is doing round on social media. The university registrar, on whose forged signature the notification has been posted, issued a notice on Sunday clarifying the status. Someone had posted a fake message on WhatsApp group stating that exams will be held as per old schedule, while the university registrar claimed that dates of some of the papers have been changed owing