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  • Bhopal: Rahul road show flop, speech visionless, says Narottam Mishra- Minister for public relations

    Minister for public relations Narottam Mishra, termed the road show of Congress national president Rahul Gandhi as a flop show. Mishra, interacting with media persons here on Monday, dubbed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s address at a public gathering here as “visionless and devoid of any commitment”. He alleged that Rahul even did not come out of the bus to meet the party workers. Commenting on Rahul’ statement on accessibility of common man

  • Bhopal: Tickets on basis of survey, women on priority

    AICC president Rahul Gandhi tried his best to boost the morale of Congress workers. He said for him public comes first then comes Congress workers and after that comes leaders. When Congress forms the government workers voice would be heard and one who does not open doors to a worker would not remain on chair be it minister or chief minister.

  • Bhopal: Law makers demand more BSNL towers better broadband speed

    Members of Parliament (MPs) met BSNL CGM on Monday and demanded more Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Towers in their respective Lok Sabha constituencies to get rid of call drops problems. Bhopal MP Alok Sanjar said, “We have conveyed our problems regarding call drops. BSNL is supposed to take prompt initiatives in this regards. New colonies are coming up in outskirt areas and BSNL should focus on these colonies regarding broad band

  • Bhopal: Rahul Gandhi blows poll bugle in MP amid chanting of mantras

    Playing a soft Hindutva card, Congress national president Rahul Gandhi began his Sankalp Yatra in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday here amidst blowing of conch shells and blessings of Hindu priests. Before hopping on to a bus for the 13-km-long roadshow, Gandhi performed a ‘puja’. Giving a religious tone to the entire ceremony, ‘Kanya Poojan’ of 11 minor girls were performed by the Congress leaders including Rahul, party state unit president Kamal

  • Ujjain: Patwari sentenced with 3 year RI, Rs 40 lakh fine

    The court of Justice LD Solanki, found Patwari Abdul Hafiz Ansari son of Abdul Rauk Ansari guilty in corruption case and sentenced him to 3 years of rigorous imprisonment (RI) along with fine of Rs 40 lakh, which is highest fine till date in any case at headquarter.He has been convicted under section 13(1) E, 13(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act. Deputy director administration Dr Saket Vyas informed that lokayukta police

  • Ujjain: City congress members joins in Rahul Gandhi’s rally at Bhopal

    Hundreds of workers and leaders travelled to Bhopal from city to participate in the general meeting addressed by all India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi in Bhopal on Monday. Several party members under the leadership of senior leader Dr Batukshankar Joshi and city president Mahesh Soni began their journey early morning in 2-4 wheelers.

  • Ujjain: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan prefers to address meetings, avoids meeting people on way

    Looking to the recent incidents of protests and violent demonstrations during CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s jan ashirwad yatra, the BJP strategists have changed its format which came to fore in the district on Monday. During second phase of the yatra, on Monday he covered three more assembly constituencies viz Tarana Mahidpur and Nagda-Khachrod.

  • Ujjain: Kerala flood relief to be sent today

    The first consignment of relief and assistance materials for the flood-affected people of Kerala will be sent by the Shri Kshetra Valmikidham, through Indore-Kochi Express on Tuesday. Pithadhishwar Umeshnath Maharaj told reporters that they had pledged to send the relief last month. Sangini Group chief Mamta Sangte will lead the 5-member team to Kerala and distribute various materials to the neediest persons with the help of media persons working there.

  • Ujjain: Municipal commissioner inspects UMC’s cowshed

    Ujjain municipal corporation (UMC)’s Commissioner Pratibha Pal inspected Kapila cowshed, took an stock of development work. She instructed the officials concerned to construct an extra cowshed and to maintain lighting arrangements and cleanliness.

  • Indore: Students vow not to send parents to old age home

    At convocation of Dr BR Ambedkar University of Social Sciences in Mhow, Governor and Chancellor Anandiben Patel made students to take pledge that they won’t send their parents to old age home. “It is the responsibility of children to take care of their parents when they get old. I expect you (students of this university) to look after your old parents,” she said while administering oath to them for not sending their

  • Indore: Nanda Nagar Pray, eat and play together during Ganshotsav 

    Grand celebrations are planned every day during Ganeshotsav in Nanda Nagar. Different competitions are organised in evening hours. This includes fun games, fancy dress and thali decoration contests. Everyone returns home with smiles, memories and gifts. Over 1000 people attend celebrations every day. Adding another treat, organisers prepare special meals, called prasadi, for participants. Organising committee is headed by BJP MLA Ramesh Mendola. The pandal houses an eco-friendly Ganesha idol, which is

  • Indore: Indore-Udaipur train to run in evening

    Bowing to demand of the passengers, the Railway Board has approved the proposal of change in time of Indore-Udaipur-Indore Veer Bhumai Chittaurgarh Express daily train. As per new timing, the train will start from the city in evening instead of morning. A notification of this regard is likely to be released by next week. A large number of people hailing from Marward region (Udiapur and nearby areas) live in the city, who

  • Indore: SGST department kick-starts drive to check corrupt trade practices

    The state goods and service tax (SGST) department has launched a check drive to prevent corrupt trade practices. Under the drive, the officials will check three things at business establishments. They include underpaid tax, more draw of input tax credit and mismatch between stock and supply. The department will take penal action against the defaulters.

  • Indore: Rs 50,000 fine imposed on liquor shop for littering

    Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) on Monday slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on a country liquor shop and Rs 20,000 on ‘ahata’ (where people sit and drink) for dumping garbage in public. Municipal commissioner Asheesh Singh was moving in Navlakha area when he saw disposable glasses and plastic water bottles lying outside a country liquor shop and at adjacent ‘ahata’ near Navlakha bus stand.

  • Indore: Adopt home composting or lose one month salary, says IMC to staff

    Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) has made it compulsory for all its staffers to set up compost units at their houses for disposal of wet waste. “As part of 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) initiative, we are promoting home composting in the city. Disposal of wet waste at source is an important component of 3Rs concept. To encourage people to set up compost units at their houses, we have decided to lead by example,”

  • Indore: Start-up can fulfill vision of better society, says Governor Anandiben Patel

    Governor Anandiben Patel here on Monday said that start-ups are an engine of growth and development. “Startup will prove to be an effective way to fulfill the vision of a better and strong society. We need to encourage start-ups and innovation,” she said while addressing a function organised for inauguration of Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) setup at a private college here. Patel was chief guest of the function.

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  • Ujjain: Stop splurging and being wasteful during Ganeshotsav, says idols collector

    Lord Ganesha is considered to be the deity of affluence and prosperity. With the arrival of Ganeshotsav markets become abuzz with acivities and every household invariably wear festive look. During this 10 days fest, many of Bappa’s followers try to outdo each other with pomp and splurge in order to showcase their absolute devotion and reverence. However, Om Prakash Gupta’s adoration for Lord of wisdom goes beyond this festival as he has