Bill soon for death sentence to the rapist of minor

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the bill for giving death sentence to the accused of rape of minors would be presented in the coming monsoon session. Once it is passed it would be forwarded to the President. Chouhan was addressing a gathering today at the Joint Convocation Ceremony of policemen at the Madhya Pradesh Police Academy. Among those present on the occasion were Mayor Alok Sharma, Additional Chief Secretary Home KK Singh, …

Take effective steps to improve sex-ratio

Bhopal: PCPNDT District Advisory Committees should take effective steps to improve sex-ratio adopting Gwalior model. Gwalior was awarded by the Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi in the month of January this year for remarkable improvement in sex-ratio. Efforts of the Former Collector of Gwalior Akash Tripathi, P Narhari, Sanjay Goyal and District Level Advisory Committee have improved sex ratio from 881 to 931 girls per thousand boys which is not only …

Special session of Assembly to clear GST Bill soon

Bhopal: Special session of Madhya Pradesh assembly would soon be convened to clear the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. Notably, the Lok Sabha has cleared four bills related to the GST on Wednesday, setting the stage for 28 states, along with Delhi and Puducherry, to enact state laws over the next three months to roll out the new tax regime from July. The four bills- Integrated GST, Central GST, Union Territory GST and Compensation …

CM for public participation to achieve objective of yatra

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that public participation is must to achieve the aims of Narmada Seva Yatra. It is difficult for the government do to achieve it alone. Yatra is getting immense blessings from the people. The people can cooperate to prevent pollution in river, to make the flow incessant and to plant umbrageous trees on the banks of river Narmada. Chouhan mentioned that water flow in other rivers of the state …

Shivraj, Uma pay tributes to Rani Avanti Bai

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Water Resources and River Development Minister Uma Bharti paid floral tributes and offered prayers at the statue of Veerangana Avanti Bai on Martyrs Day on Monday at Mata Mandir Chouraha. Chief Minister Chouhan said that Rani Avanti Bai was a great and valourous woman. She shed her last ounce of blood for the countrys freedom and sacrificed her life for the sake of the country. It is …

Concrete efforts must for consumer awareness

Bhopal: Minister for Food-Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection and Labour Omprakesh Dhurve said that concrete efforts must be taken to generate awareness among the consumers of remote and rural areas. Consumer helpline should be started. Dhurve was addressing the World Consumer Protection Day programme. Referring to the activities of Food, Drug Administration, Weight and Measurement, Oil and Gas Companies, Banks and Voluntary Organisations displayed in the stalls put up at the State Level programme at Bhopal …

Narmada sub-yatra from Bhopal to reach Budhni on March 24

Bhopal: Namami Devi Narmade Sub Yatra of Bhopal District will join main yatra at Narmada Ghat-Budni on March 24. Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development and District In Charge Bhopal Gopal Bhargava will lead the sub-yatra. Bhargava informed that Narmada River is a life line of the state. It has a big contribution in the development of Bhopal district. He further mentioned that yatra is being undertaken for conservation of Narmada river and environment in …

MPPSC declares Mains 2016 results

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced the exam results of State Service Mains Examination-2016 (October 1 to 7, 2016) on March 10, 2017. The exam includes thrice the number of category wise posts, which includes qualified applicants with same marks. The provisional eligible for interview have been declared. Attestation and Personal Detail forms for the interview are available on the www.mppscdemo.in, www.mppsc.nic.in and www.mppsc.com. The Commission has instructed the provisional qualified applicants to …

Congress demands by-polls in MP on ballot papers

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress today demanded that next month’s by-elections in the state be held through paper ballot and not the electronic voting machines (EVMs). Serious doubts have cropped up in the minds of voters. So the polling for by-elections to Ater and Bandhavgarh Assembly seats should be conducted through the paper ballot,” state Congress president Arun Yadav told reporters here. To a question about BSP supremo Mayawati’s allegation that EVMs were tampered …

Job card holders to get minimum Rs 172 per day wages

Bhopal: Minimum wages of Rs 172 per day will be given to job card holder labourers in Madhya Pradesh under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Scheme from April 1, 2017. Currently, minimum wages of Rs. 167 per day is fixed under the scheme. Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development Gopal Bhargava has issued directives to inform MNREGA labourers about the payment of wages on increased rates effective from April 1, 2017. The …