By-polls in MP important amidst demonetization

Bhopal: The by-elections to Shahdol Lok Sabha and Nepanagar Assembly seats scheduled on November 19 have assumed more significance these are the first elections in the State after demonetisation of high-value notes. While the electorate in both the constituencies are mum, the elections have become crucial for the BJP to retain their both the seats. It is expected that after demonetisation, the BJP would face problems as those waiting for days in queues in front …

Guv addresses university coordination committee meet

Bhopal: Governor Omprakash Kohli was addressing 92nd meeting of university coordination committee today in Raj Bhavan. He said that the meeting is important for higher education that’s why it should be held four times in a year and after every three months. Kohli instructed that all universities should hold convocation on time and regularly. Minister for higher education Jaibhan Singh Pawaiya, principal secretary to Governor Ajay Tirki, principal secretary, higher education Ashish Upadhyay, secretary finance …

Minister inspects Makhanlal university

Bhopal: Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Narottam Mishra inspected Makhanlal Chaturvedi University of Journalism and Communication situated at Maharana Pratap Nagar, Bhopal on Tuesday. He was informed about the status of the Universitys building coming up at Bishankhedi. Mishra directed to hold meeting of the management committee shortly to complete necessary proceedings. Vice Chancellor of the University Prof Brijkishore Kuthiyala and Rector Lajpat Ahuja apprised Mishra about the academic activities of …

Uma Bharti appears in court in defamation case

Bhopal: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday deposed before a local court which is hearing a defamation case filed against her by senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh. Bharti, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, replied to 35 questions put to her in ‘yes’ or ‘no’. After her deposition which continued for an hour, Chief Judicial Magistrate Bhubhaskar Yadav adjourned the hearing to December 1. On September 30, the district court had stayed the non-bailable …

Some are upset, when we talk of patriotism: Kher

Bhopal: When we talk about patriotism, some people feel upset. They say do not teach them patriotism. This is true that nobody can teach patriotism, it comes from inside. Patriotism is in our blood. It emerges whenever opportunity appears. If the talk of patriotism hurts anyone, let them we will act as we wish. This view was expressed by the special guest of the concluding session and the famous film actor Anupam Kher at the …

Cinema has not picturised inspirational personalities

Bhopal: Indian Cinema has not picturised those inspirational personalities which should be filmed. In 90s decade, common mans image was displayed as hero in the cinema but now it is vanished from the cinema. Films based on realities are not being made. This was said by the film producer and writer Vivek Agnihotri on the third day at the parallel session of Lok Manthan on the subject Bharatiya Filmon ka Badalta Paridrashya. Agnihotri said that …

Indian soil is full of liberalization, globalization

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Indian Soil and Culture is full of liberalization and globalization. Nationalism and liberalization not oppose each other whereas they are one. Chouhan was addressing the group session on Nav-Udarikaran aur Bhoomandlikaran ke Daur mein Rashtriyata at the second day of Lok Manthan here today. Chouhan mentioned that Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam has been said in India thousand years ago. There is always liberty for views in India. After Monarchy …

Governor says Sanatan Dharm is Indias national identity

Bhopal: The Governor Om Prakash Kohli has said that the Sanatan Dharm is Indias real national identity. This is universal and eternal. It needs to be defined and expressed in the modern context. He was speaking at the inaugural session of Lok Manthan, a three-day event of Nation First-thinkers and practitioners organised jointly by the Department of Culture, Bharat Bhavan and Pragya Pravah. Kohli said that the colonial mindset has assumed multiple dimensions. It exists …

Acharya says happiness is not in objects

Bhopal: Observing that happiness could not be found in objects but is inherent in human nature, Joonapeethadheeshwar Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Swami Avdheshanand Giri on Saturday urged the Madhya Pradesh government to strive in the direction of taking people to their fundamental nature. Through the recently-created Happiness Department and programmes such as ‘Lok Manthan’, I urge the regime to look for ways that would enable people to return to their nature and find true happiness, said Swami …

CM opens Lok Manthan exhibition

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Indian Culture and Public Life have multiplicity of joy and emotional attachments to our traditions. Due to blind westernization and modern life, happiness and liveliness have alienated from the life. Chouhan was inaugurating the exhibition oragnised under the three day Lok Manthan programme being started from November 12 at Vidhan Sabha campus today. The programme is being organized in cooperation of Culture Department, Pragya Pravah and Bharat …