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    Congress slams Maharashtra government for drastic decline in professional tax collection

    Mumbai: The opposition party, Congress, has slammed Maharashtra government on Friday on it’s failure to address the issue of rising unemployment. Citing the government figures which show a sharp decline in the collection of professional tax this year, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee General Secretary and spokesperson Sachin Sawant said that this decline directly indicates high unemployment prevailing in the organised sector.

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    Mumbai: Shielding perpetrators by government is inexcusable, says Shashi Tharoor

    Mumbai: The recent incidents of rapes of two minor girls and the delay shown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the problem has not gone down well with the Congress party. Dr Shashi Tharoor the Congress Member of Parliament (MP) while addressing the members of All India Professionals Congress (AIPC) said the government shielding the perpetrators is inexcusable.

  • Farmers dump tomatoes in wholesale market in MP’s Narsinghpur

    Bhopal: Irate farmers, for the second time in three days, today dumped tomatoes at the Gadwara wholesale market in Narsinghpur, some 250 kilometres from here, protesting against low prices. Babu Patel, president of the Narsinghpur unit of the Kisan Union, a farmers’ organisation, said that prices of tomatoes had reached Rs 2 per kilogram in the wholesale market and this was lower than the cost of cultivating them.

  • Indore: Cuddle Corner; Finding best friends in pets

    Indore: Love teaches true lessons of life and transforms existence into experience. Growing up surrounded by peacocks, deer, rabbits, pigeons and chickens in 90s, 34-year-old petrol pump owner Durgesh Gole loves animals dearly and has built a separate house for 10 dogs near his workplace other than two dogs that still at his house.

  • Bhopal: Workers torch sarees to protest verification at CM house

    Bhopal: Irked over verification of their credentials, anganwadi workers who had come to attend panchayat at CM House, stage a protest on Sunday. Even women workers who were in their uniform – pink saree – were prevented from entering the venue as they dint possess any identification cards. As a mark of protest, they torched sarees in front of the CM House calling their verification as unjustified.

  • Bhopal: Shivraj Chouhan doubles honorarium of anganwadi workers

    Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has doubled the honorarium of anganwadi workers and increased their retiring age from 60 to 62 years. Currently, they are paid Rs 5,000 per month and now it will be Rs 10,000. Their assistants will now be given Rs 5,000. It will benefit 2 lakh anganwadi workers in Madhya Pradesh and the state government will incur Rs 250 crore burden.

  • Bhopal: BRTS turning into accident zone, BMC to run awareness campaign

    Bhopal: In a bid to check accidents on BRTS corridor, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) will run an awareness campaigns to check trespassing at the dedicated bus express-way. The decision has been taken in view of the traffic violations leading to accident on the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) corridors in recent past.

  • Bhopal: Yet another minor sexually assaulted, youth held

    Bhopal: There seems to be no check in the crime against minors, as again a nine-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a youth living in her neighbourhood. The incident took place in Bairagarh locality on Saturday when the victim’s parents were not at home.

  • Indore: Lohani inspects Dahod workshop

    Ratlam/ Mhow: Chairman, Railway Board Ashwani Lohani visited Ratlam rail division on Saturday and also inspected Dahod workshop and other units including Dahod railway station. General Manager, Western Railway AK Gupta and DRM RN Sunkar were also present.

  • Indore: Alcoholic youth commit suicide in MYH toilet

    Indore: A chaos like situation prevailed among the patients and staff of Maharaja Yashwantrao Hospital on Sunday when a man committed suicide by hanging self in the toilet of the hospital. The deceased was identified as Sachin Sisodiya (26), a resident of Lala Ka Bagicha in MIG police station area. He hanged himself with a saree in the toilet of ward number 22 on the fourth floor of the hospital.

  • Indore: Railway to run Mhow-Kalakund line as heritage stretch

    Indore: The railways has decided to preserve around 30-km-long Mhow-Kalakund rail line as heritage lines, in a shift from its plans to convert all of them in to broad-gauge ones, sources in the ministry said. Besides the Mhow-Kalakund stretch, the railways has decided to preserve four other metre-gauge lines in different parts of the country and run them as heritage lines.

  • Indore: Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific from April 9 to 12

    Indore: The Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific being jointly organised by Union of ministry of housing and urban affairs and government of Madhya Pradesh would be held at Brilliant Convention Centre here from April 9 to 12. The forum will start on Monday with a pre-event ceremony welcoming more than 500 delegates from across India and the world whereas the main event would be start on Tuesday. It will be

  • Indore: 14 govt colleges shy away from providing info for AISHE

    Indore: As many as 14 government colleges are among 40 institutes under Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya that have not provide information sought for All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) thus breaching the deadline set by ministry of human resource and development.

  • Indore: DAVV to get Rs 65 crore grant from World Bank

    Indore: In what could bring some cheers to the faces disappointed over the drop in national ranking of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya (DAVV), the World Bank (WB) will be extending a grant of Rs 65 crore to the university for improving its infrastructure and quality of education. The amount is five times to what University Grants Commission (UGC) allocates to the DAVV under five-year development plan. With this amount, the university can do wonders. It