Madhya Pradesh is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal, and the largest city is Indore, with Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain and Sagar being the other major cities.
18 Can one man's ego be greater than the lives of millions? The answer to the question seems to be in the affirmative for some 32,000 families in the Malwa and Nimar regions of Madhya Pradesh, whose fate ironically has got linked to the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday celebrations.
A genetic anomaly in a Madhya Pradesh family has made difficult for its members to get a job and even complete their education. Some family members in Betul's Aathner tehsil have more than 10 fingers in hands and toes.
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his supporters, social activist Medha Patkar who is leading the Narmada Bachao Andolan has said that Modi's birthday celebrations overshadowed the grief of those affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam project.
Turf war and infighting continue to plague the Congress, posing a major challenge for Sonia Gandhi who took over as interim party president over a month back amidst despondency in the party following the Lok Sabha poll debacle.
It has been over a month since Sonia Gandhi took charge of the Congress once again but the party is still to recover from the severe setback it suffered in the Lok Sabha elections and there seems to be no clear plan in sight about its revival.
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bala Bachchan on Tuesday requested the Centre to grant funds for relief work in the flood-affected state.
16 Dreaded dacoit Babli Kol, who was carrying a Rs 7 lakh bounty, was killed along with his partner Lavlesh in a gunfight with the Madhya Pradesh Police.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday visited the flood-affected area, Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh, to take stock of the current situation.
Over 46,000 people from Mandsaur and Neemuch districts were shifted to safer places by late Sunday even as heavy rain continued to lash the western region of Madhya Pradesh, a government spokesperson announced. The Met has forecast heavy rainfall in 10 districts, including Indore.
Madhya Pradesh minister PC Sharma on Saturday accused the Central government of not allocating funds for the relief operation in lieu of incessant rains and floods situation in the state.