UP govt responsible for Mathura violence

Babul SupriyoBhopal: Union Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Babul Supriyo has on Saturday said that the Uttar Pradesh government cannot shirk its responsibility in recent violence in Mathura as maintaining of law and order comes under the purview of the state regime. The incident in Mathura is a serious one and the state government is solely responsible for the deaths of 24 people, including a superintendent of police, in the …

Tourism to introduce houseboat at Hanuwantiya

Bhopal: A plan has been chalked out to introduce houseboat in major water sports centre Hanuwantiya. Houseboat will be made available between Tava and Madhai. Efforts are also afoot to promote water sports at Bansagar and Omkareshwar. A 4 km long Bare Foot Track will be developed at Parsuli in Sidhi district. Country’s only aqua ski centre will be set up at Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh. Survey has been conducted to introduce mini cruise from …

Private ITIs and polytechnics to be inspected

Bhopal: All private ITIs and polytechnic colleges in the state will be inspected. This was directed by Higher and Technical Education Minister Umashankar Gupta during review of departmental schemes here on Thursday. Gupta said that trades of textile and sewing should be introduced in ITI of Budhni and Nasrullaganj. The meeting also discussed to conduct psychometric test of class X and XI students to learn their interest and promote artisan making wooden toys. Gupta directed …

BJP wins Ghoradongri assembly by-poll

Bhopal: BJP candidate Mangal Singh Dhurve won the seat by 13182 votes in the Ghoradongri assembly constituency by-election in Betul district. The counting of the votes held at the district headquarters on Thursday. The counting of seats had started at 8 am on Thursday, at Betuls School of Excellence premises amid tight security. The counting was done in 17 rounds. Elections had been conducted in the constituency on May 30. The constituency had seen a …

CM announces to buy onion at Rs 6 per kg

Bhopal: While addressing the concluding function of ‘Gramoday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ from village Tara Sewaniya in Phanda block of Bhopal district, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that government respects farmers’ hard work. The government will now allow any loss to them. Therefore, onion will be purchased from farmers at Rs 6 per kg. Directives have been given regarding all arrangements for the purchase. In his guiding address at Gram Sabha’s meeting, the …

Gotiya’s nomination found valid

Bhopal: Despite the complaint lodged by Congress against independent candidate Vinod Gotiya, the Returning officer termed his nomination papers as valid. In all nominations of four candidates were found valid. If required, the polling would be held on June 11. Wednesday was the day scheduled for scrutiny of nomination forms. In all five nominations were filed. The Returning officer Bhagwandev Israni found four nominations valid and rejected one nomination of an independent candidate Shashi Stella.…