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  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, liberalised FDI, Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, Mix reactions, reactions on FDI, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Bhopal: Liberalised FDI norm in single brand retail draws mixed reactions

    Bhopal: The Union government’s approval of 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in single brand retail has received mixed reactions from industry players and traders. While some industry observers lauded the move saying that it will generate employment, there were others who opposed it stating that it will pave way for the foreign brands to dominate the country’s retail trade.

  • Bhopal: RSS bats for woo-Dalits agenda in state

    Bhopal: The RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has issued clear directives to the Sangh and its auxiliary organisations to work on Dalit agenda in the state. The RSS calls it ‘Samajik Samrasta” (social harmony). The BJP has been directed to make ‘samrasta’ the mainstay of its future political campaign in the state.

  • Bhopal: Land scam: PS records statement in Mumbai police station

    Bhopal: The probe into the fraudulent transfer of state government properties in Mumbai has opened a can of worms. It now transpires that the Provident Fund Investment Company – a state government undertaking – had leased out government lands to private builders even when the Congress was ruling the state. The scam continued unchecked during the BJP regime.

  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, PCC, Govind Rajput, congress leader, congress, state women commission, public hearing

    Bhopal: Cong leader skips public hearing of State Women’s Commission

    Bhopal: The state vice-president of PCC, Govind Singh Rajput skipped public hearing of State Women’s Commission on Thursday. The Commission, taking suo motu cognizance of the Rajput’s indecent remark against BJP MLA Parul Sahu, had summoned him to appear before it. It was the first hearing of the year and last hearing of the chairperson of the Women commission Lata Wankhede. Her tenure will be end on January 20 this year.

  • Bhopal: Culture dept bends rules to oblige BJP MP’s kin

    Bhopal: The state culture department is in dock for committing financial irregularities. To oblige BJP Rajya Sabha MP Satyanarain Jatia, the department extended the contract awarded to a company owned by his brother Hariom Jatia for one year to four years without inviting fresh bids.

  • Bhopal, madhya pradesh, rapes, molestation, rise in rapes and molestation in MP, Unsafe states for women

    Bhopal: Rapes, molestations rise by 10% in 2017

    Bhopal: Statistics show that Madhya Pradesh continues to be unsafe for women. In 2017, the incidents of rape and molestation in the state grew by 10 per cent as compared with 2016.  According to data compiled by the PHQ, 5300 rape cases were registered in the state in 2017, up from 4882 in 2016. In 2015, in all 5072 cases were registered. The graph of cases of molestation is also on an

  • Bhopal: Not interested! Books prescribed for SC/ST students attracts few

    Bhopal: Compulsory books prescribed for SS/ST students have failed to attract them as they have been being given the same books in graduation and post-graduation course in humanities by the department of higher education. The department expects the students to go through these books again and again; not once, twice but thrice. These books are prescribed for the students of undergraduate first and second year students and also for the PG first

  • Bhopal: Saint Mary School admin does not even know names of bus drivers

    Bhopal: Much to the astonishment of the members of MP Commission for Protection of Child Rights, the management of the Saint Mary School did not even know the names of their bus drivers. During a surprise inspection here on Wednesday, the members of the commission found irregularities on part of the school management in operation of buses. The Commission is going to serve notice to the school management.

  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, kerwa water project, water supply, kolar area

    Bhopal: Fortnight after inauguration, residents still wait for water supply

    Bhopal: More than a fortnight after the formal inauguration of Kerwa Water Project in Kolar area, water supply is yet to start. It was assured that water supply will be started from the overhead tank within fifteen-day, however, the authorities have again missed the deadline. Soon after the inauguration of the project, water was supplied initially on trial basis, but people were asked not to use it. In last all these days

  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, BMC, Pink Parking, Ganesh Chowk

    Bhopal: BMC imposes fee at Pink Parking

    Bhopal: It continues to be pink. But it is no longer free. Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has begun to recover charges for parking vehicles at Pink Parking lot meant only for women two-wheeler riders at Ganesh Chowk, New Market.

  • Bhopal: PF co manager sacked in multi-crore land scam

    Bhopal: The services of Atul Borkar, manager of Provident Fund Investment Company, an undertaking of MP, have been terminated for his involvement in land scam worth billions of rupees. The company looks after the properties of state government outside the state.

  • bhopal, madhya pradesh, indore, RTO, RTO indore, Madhya Pradesh Commission for Protection of Child Rights, MCPCR, fitness certificates

    Bhopal: ‘Indore RTO issues fitness documents every 72 sec’

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MCPCR) has held Delhi Public School management, procedure adopted by RTO for issuing fitness certificates to vehicles and apathetic attitude of parents responsible for gruesome mishap that led to death of four children and driver when DPS bus rammed into a truck in Indore on January 5.