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MPPEB scam: Shivhare in police custody

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Suspended former DIG RK Shivhare was sent to two days’ police custody by the court on Tuesday. Shivhare, who surrendered on Monday, is one of the accused in the infamous MPPEB scam. He is accused of malpractice in Pre-PG 2012 examinations and Subedar/Sub Inspector/Platoon Commander Examinations conducted by the MPPEB. On…

NHRC seeks action against cops

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has indicted Madhya Pradesh police in a case of custodial death of a man due to torture, and has asked the State Government to initiate criminal proceedings against the guilty. According to an NHRC statement released on Monday, the Commission has also issued notice to…

In brief

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Pioneer | in Bhopal

Mock poll one hour before start of polling Bhopal: District Election Officers have been directed to conduct mock poll one hour before actual polling in Lok Sabha constituencies. It has been directed that minimum 50 votes should be cast in EVMs during mock poll in the presence of polling agents and…

Hilarious drama of unfulfilled desires, of bureaucratic conceits

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

The untold dreams of an elderly were narrated through a Hindi play ‘Bas Itna Sa Khwab Hai’. The play was staged here on Tuesday at Bharat Bhavan, Antarang Auditorium. The play is written by eminent author, Srikant Apte, and is directed by a well-known theatre director, KG Trivedi. The artistes…

A celebration of Shakespeare

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

To observe the 450th birth anniversary of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, a three-day event of Bhopal Shakespeare Fest as ‘Shakespearena’ is being organised by Club Literati. The Bhopal Shakespeare Fest began here on Tuesday and would continue till Thursday. Workshops and seminars on Shakespeare would be conducted for the…

Two bikers killed in road mishaps

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Two young men died in the city in MP Nagar and Baghsewania localities when their bikes were hit by other vehicles in mishaps reported during the last 24 hours. In one accident, a 25-year-old youth died and his cousin sustained injuries when their motorbike was hit by a speeding car at…

Cop injured in attack by accused

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

An Assistant Inspector of Police was attacked with a sharp-edged weapon in Mangalwara on Tuesday by a man who is an accused in a robbery case. According to the police, on Tuesday at around 1 pm when the police went to detain an accused, Faheem, for questioning regarding a robbery case,…

A canvas dedicated to mother earth

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

World Earth Day celebrated at RSC The students wonderfully expressed their perceptions over canvas to observe the World Earth Day. A painting competition was organised here on Tuesday at the Regional Science Centre, Bhopal. The World Earth Day is observed every year on April 22 that focuses on the environmental changes and…

Campaigning ends, polling for final phase tomorrow

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | SR | Bhopal | in Bhopal

Campaigning for the third and last phase of the parliamentary election in Madhya Pradesh came to an end at 6 pm. The ten constituencies that go to the polls in this phase include Vidisha, Dewas, Indore, Dhar, Ujjain, Ratlam, Mandsaur, Khandwa, Khargone and Betul. Polling for these seats would be…

68 pc vote in re-polling in 6 booths in MP

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | PNS | Bhopal | in Bhopal

As many as 68.56 percent voters cast their votes in the re-polling held in 6 booths in 4 parliamentary constituencies of the second phase of polling in the state on Tuesday. Polling percentage of women was 67.34. Polling was held peacefully from 7 am to 6 pm. Meanwhile, 61.79 percent voters…


I am confident that the people of Vidisha will enhance my victory margin to over four lakh votes this time. I have shouldered my responsibility well.

Senior BJP leader —Sushma Swaraj

I am a fakir. I have no money. I will run the campaign on your money. You, the people, decide what you want.

AAP supremo —Arvind Kejriwal

If my party comes to power, organisations such as the RSS and the BJP will be banned. They all spread hatred

RJD chief —Lalu Prasad
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