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Heat, dust play spoilsport in electioneering

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Pioneer News Service | Khargone | in Bhopal

Gruelling heat casts adverse impact over campaigning in tribal-dominated Khargone Lok Sabha constituency where a straight fight is on the cards between the Congress and the BJP. Though, defying heat and dust, candidates are toiling hard to woo electorate of this reserved (ST) constituency where eight candidates are in the…

Chouhan takes a dig at ‘silent’ PM

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday took a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Chouhan wrote on Twitter: “Aisa bhi kya bolna ki bolna pade ki bola tha.” (How it was said, that need arises to say that I spoke). Chouhan's reaction was in response to controversy created by…

EC gives voters easy access to electoral roll

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

In order to provide polling booth information to voters, Election Commission has launched Electoral Roll Search at the national level on April 8, 2014. This service can be used by voters to search their names and get information about polling stations in the nation-wide electoral rolls. The service is launched…

Woman dies, husband, son hurt in road mishap

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

A 32-year-old woman was killed while her husband and child were severely injured when their handcart was hit by a speeding truck at Chola Mandir area late night on Friday. According to the police around 11 pm, Chandrarani along with her husband Ratiram and son was on her way to…

CEO releases mobile numbers of general observers for 10 LS seats

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Madhya Pradesh has released local mobile numbers of General observers for 10 Lok Sabha seats of third phase in MP for people’s convenience. The general observers are keeping keen watch over electoral process and activities in the areas under their respective charge…

Cong talks of entire country: Ajay Singh

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Congress leader Ajay Singh has said while the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) harps on just one leader, his party talks about the entire country. The former Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly said the BJP has focused its campaign on one leader, a reference to its Prime Ministerial…

22-year-old nabbed for duping man of Rs 8 lakh

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

A 22-year-old youth was nabbed on Friday for duping around Rs 8 lakh in the name of facilitating house built under Government scheme at Mata Mandir area. According to the police victim Faizan Ali of Sethi Nagar in Ashoka Garden area lodged a compliant of fraud on April 4 against…

Infertility is serious disease: Guv

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Inaugurating the first National Infertility Conference here on Saturday, Governor Ram Naresh Yadav said that infertility is a serious disease and ancient problem. This destroys not only a woman but entire family. This subject needs to discussed and pondered minutely. The conference was organised by Madhya Pradesh Indian Society of…

Phased Gram Sabhas to begin on April 24

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Phased Gram Sabhas will be held in every Gram Panchayat in the State from April 24 as per provisions of Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Raj and Gram Swaraj Act-1993. This time, discussions will be specially held at Gram Sabhas to create awareness about issues pertaining to women’s harassment. Besides, discussions will…

38-year-old married woman hangs self

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal | in Bhopal

A 38-year-old married woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling at Piplitalai under Kolar police station area on Friday. According to the police, Santa Sisodia was later rushed to the hospital where she was declared dead. Victim’s husband Mewaram Sisodia works as a daily wager with the Forest…

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