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.
Jhabua: A speech-impaired person was allegedly assaulted by a mob at Meghnagar railway station in Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua district on suspicion of being a child lifter, police said today.
Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld a lower court’s order awarding death sentence to a man for raping and killing a four-year-old girl, observing that “humanity is more in danger in the hands of persons like the convict”.
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: 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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
Barwani: Soon after a court here convicted a man of rape and awarded 10 years jail to him, he escaped from the courtroom, police said today. The incident took place yesterday evening, they said.
Tikamgarh: In yet another case of lack of medical facilities, a pregnant woman was carried on a cot by her family members to a hospital through Tikamgarh’s flooded streets. The family members took the decision as the ambulance service number 108 failed to respond on time.
Chhindwara: An Assistant Sub-Inspector who had gone to arrest a wanted criminal was brutally done to death by a group of criminals and their supporters in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. Eight persons have been taken into custody in the case.
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.
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”.
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
Singrauli: In yet another case of mob lynching, 12 people have been arrested for allegedly beating an unstable woman to death in Madhya Pradesh’s Singrauli on suspicion of being a child-lifter. The unidentified woman, who was aged between 25 – 30 years, was killed on the night of July 19.
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.
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.
Damoh: A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped and brutalised by an unidentified man near Damoh railway station in the wee hours today, police said. Prima facie, police suspect involvement of one person in the crime, a senior officer said.