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  • FPJ and Moneycontrol Forum: Madhya Pradesh Agri-Revolution

    A conference ‘Madhya Pradesh’s glorious agri-revolution’ was jointly organised by Free Press Journal and, in association with the state government of Madhya Pradesh. 
    The first panel discussion ‘What made Madhya Pradesh’s agriculture programme succeed’ focused on the journey of Madhya Pradesh till now. This conversation was around the evolution of the state in agriculture and different factors that enabled the evolution. dignitaries that participated in this discussion included:

  • Bhopal: Two-thirds of newborns in State deprived of ‘liquid gold’

    Bhopal: Around 66 per cent of the babies born in Madhya Pradesh are not breast-fed within one hour of their birth, thus depriving them of colostrum – the highly nutritive first milk produced by the mother after delivery – aptly called ‘liquid gold’ and the baby’s ‘first super food’ – which also boosts the newborn’s immunity.

  • Bhopal: Monsoon again gets active in state after 12 days

    Bhopal: Spell of showers after a gap of around 12 days in MP and its capital, indicates that Monsoon is getting active again. In past 24 hours, with 131 milimetre- Narsinghpur district recorded the highest rainfall in MP whereas Jabalpur received 91 milimetre rains.

  • Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh third in India in school dropout rate

    Bhopal: MP ranks third in school dropout rate in the age group of 6-13 years in India. This fact came to light amidst tall claims made by the state government recently. In response to a question in Lok Sabha, Union government replied that dropout of school students was highest in Uttar Pradesh followed by Bihar and MP. According to the response the number of schools dropouts in MP is 2, 35,384.

  • No truck with AAP, says agitated Cong

    Cong claims that AAP is trying to split anti-BJP votes in the three states that would have otherwise faced a straight fight between Congress and BJP.

  • Politics of event management ruling the roost in MP: Kamal Nath

    Bhopal : State Congress President Kamal Nath says that politics of event management was ruling the roost in the state. After Gujarat, this brand of politics is dominating Madhya Pradesh too.

  • Shraddha Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao’s paranormal experience

    “Stree” director Amar Kaushik says actors Shraddha Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao faced lot of strange experiences while shooting the horror comedy. During a night shoot, the locals of Chanderi — a town in Madhya Pradesh — warned the team about not shooting at a street, which has been abandoned. Due to the tight schedule, the team went ahead, but faced several issues.

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    Roads in Madhya Pradesh no less than US: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Chouhan on Wednesday criticised the Congress party for making Madhya Pradesh an “ailing state” during its regime. He said after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came into power, the state got more electricity and better roads, which are no less than the roads of the United States.

  • RaGa not sole Oppn PM candidate: Tejashwi

    Patna : RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday said that Congress President Rahul Gandhi is not the only leader from the opposition in the race for the Prime Minister’s post.

  • Poverty Porn? Italian photographer slammed for ‘insensitive’ depiction of hunger in India

    Alessio Mamo, an award-winning Italian freelance photographer, recently became the target of Twitterati backlash for sharing a series of photos on World Press Photo’s Instagram handle. The pictures are his depiction of hunger in India. It shows malnourished people with their faces covered by hands in front of, what Mamo explained, was a table that he brought “and some fake food”.

  • Shrinking base of the Congress

    Two days after his hug-and-wink act during the debate in the Lok Sabha on a no-trust motion, Rahul Gandhi presided over the first meeting of the party’s newly-constituted working committee. The coming State and parliamentary polls were on the minds of the participants. The main States going to the polls later this year — Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarth — there is more or less a direct contest between the ruling BJP


    New Delhi : Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati began a meeting with the senior party leaders and coordinators at the party’s headquarters at Rakabganj Road here on Saturday to finalise the strategy for the party’s alliances.

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    Madhya Pradesh: 16-year-old girl allegedly commits suicide after gang-rape

    Sagar (Madhya Pradesh): A 16-year-old girl has allegedly committed suicide on Friday after she was allegedly gang-raped by three men in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar. A case has been registered and all the three accused have been arrested by the police. Further investigation is underway in the matter.