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  • Ujjain: Amidst clashes, city remains closed

    Congress workers forcibly made city closed on Monday. Congress party had given the call of Bharat bandh against rising fuel prices and alleged corruption in Rafale fighter planes’ deal. Congress workers assembled at Dewas Gate early in the morning. District Congress Committee (urban) head Mahesh Soni, Rajendra Bharti, Anant Narayan Meena, Azad Yadav, Rajendra Vashishth, Vivek Yadav, Ravi Rai and other Congressmen led the workers for ensuring the success of the bandh

  • Ujjain celebrates Janmashtami with religious fervour

    Ujjain: The birth of Lord Krishna was rung in with religious fervour and gaiety across the city on Monday as devotees thronged temples with enthusiasm. Lord Krishna is believed to have spent significant time in this temple town some 5230 years ago and took his early education from here. This is why Janmashtami celebration in city is so special.

  • Indore: Now, IMC discovers encroachments at Boliya Sarkar Chhatri

    Indore: Three days after encroachments in and around Gopal Mandir in Rajwada area were removed, Mayor Malini Gaud on Wednesday visited Boliya Sarkar Chhatri only to find that encroachers have not spared this monument also. She discovered that encroachers even erected a wall inside the main gate of the monument and also runs coaching classes from there.

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    Indore: 150 shops razed around Gopal Mandir, Rajwada to make way for Smart city

    Indore: As part of Smart City project, a joint-team of Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC), district administration and police on Sunday demolished about 150 shops around Gopal Mandir and Rajwada amidst protests from aggrieved shopkeepers and their family members. Police used cane-charge to disperse the crowd and also arrested some protestors to make way for the demolition drive.  “Police had to take action against those who were obstructing the official work,” said Additional

  • Ujjain: ‘Gujarati Samaj Mandal’ celebrates centenary year of formation

    Ujjain: The ‘Gujarati Samaj Mandal’ celebrated its centenary year of formation, on Thursday with a two day programme. Community members set out a procession from Badaganesh Mandir to mark the occasion. The procession passed through Mahakal, Gudari square, Patanai Bazar, Gopal Mandir , Satigate and Kanthal areas to reach Gujarati Samaj Dharmshala at Nai Sadak area.

  • Teerth purohits demand holy city tag for Ujjain

    Ujjain: Shri Kshetra Panda Samiti, headed by president Pt Rajesh Trivedi, protested and handed over a memorandum addressed to the chief minister to additional collector on Wednesday, demanding not to allocate liquor shop near river Kshipra and temple area. The samiti also demanded in the memorandum to remove the shops of non-vegetarian eatables from the religious area of the city like Mahakal, Gopal Mandir and other such areas. Trivedi further said Kshipra

  • Ujjain: Students form human chain to protest China’s anti-India activities

    Ujjain: Thousands of students from several private schools of the city along with their teachers formed a human chain to protest the anti- Indian activities of China on different roads in the city on Wednesday. The students also demonstrated against the use of Chinese products in India.

  • City goes Krishnamay on Janmashtami festival

    Ujjain : Mahakal city sank into a pool of devotional fervour on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami festival on Thursday. Devotees thronged to temples to pay obeisance to the deity. Ujjainites beautifully adorned cradles for the lord in their homes and sought blessings for peace and prosperity in their lives.

  • Collapsed portion of Rajwada to be recreated

    IMC to take care of reconstruction work of historic HolkarMonument , A high-level committee under Commissioner Dubey to supervise Rajwada work.

  • Employees & various communities join hands to oppose govt’s move

    Ujjain : Hundreds of officials and employees of over two dozen government departments coupled with various representatives of about dozen communities exhibited their unity to register protest against MP government’s move to continue reservation in promotion despite clear order passed by the Jabalpur high court.

  • Ujjainites queue up for registration of Simhastha Mini Marathon

    Ujjain : Citizens like to revel in the festivities of Simhastha Mini Marathon have thronged to get the registration for the participation. Simhastha Mini Marathon would be organized at Kshir Sagar ground on Sunday. Long queue was held to get the registration number. Around 15, 000 people had filed the applications for participation in the Mini Marathon.

  • Stones pelted on the rally of SBM after communal remarks

    Ujjain : Tension gripped the old parts of the city including Chattri Chowk, Gopal Mandir, Mawa Bazar and other areas when some miscreants hurled stones over the rally of Swarnim Bharat Manch (SBM) near Hotel Laziz at Mirza Naim Beg Marg on Friday afternoon.

  • 1st Kartik procession of Mahakal on Monday

    Ujjain: The maiden procession of Lord Mahakal for the month of Kartik month will be taken out amidst full religious convention, on Monday. Lord Chandramouleshwar will be worshipped at Sabha Mandap before the procession is taken out at 4 pm. The deity will be paid guard of honour at the entrance of the temple. The procession will pass from Mahakal Road, Gudri Chauraha, Bakshi Bazaar and will reach at Ramghat where the

  • Shoppers’ fervour chokes city roads

    Ujjain : Passing through the city markets became a little more difficult on Dhanteras as residents rushed to complete their shopping of gifts and sweets before the festival of lights.

  • Implementation is the key to success, say experts

    Ujjain : Real time implementation is the key to successful erection of the Smart City, say experts in the city. Experts said the constitutional structure of the country has a federal democratic structure, so it needs the cooperation and coordination of states, coupled with that of urban local bodies, to build smart cities. Smart cities will face many challenges. Greenfield (new) projects are likely to face hurdles such as getting land acquisition

  • Traffic cops fail to check haphazard parking on roads

    Ujjain :Haphazard parking of vehicles on roadsides has become a major hazard in the city. Motorists have become exposed to risk of accidents as roads have reduced to almost half their size due to indiscriminate parking of two-wheelers and cars.

  • Get rid of stink before getting Smart

    Ujjain : Much of the Ujjainies are enthusiastic after the enrollment of the ‘Holy City’ into the list of 100 smart cities by the Union Government, but the shortage of sanitation facilities at several places is a matter of concern for both the local people. Other than this the most sufferers of the traumatic experience are the tourists, who are also the lifeline of the city.