Bandh call by upper caste was a failure

Bhopal: The ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by some groups opposed to the caste-based reservations evoked a partial response in Madhya Pradesh. In the State capital, most of the shops remained closed till 12 noon, as generally the shops are opened at this time only....

No Bhariya family will be deprived of land

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that no Bhariya family will be deprived of land in state. Bhariya families will be given ownership rights of the land possessed by them since ages. He said that Bhariya families residing on forest land since many...

Police nab BJP leader for involvement in violence

Bhopal: The police on Saturday arrested a Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Hanumanganj in Bhopal for allegedly inciting violence that broke out during the nationwide strike by Dalits on April 2. The police had earlier announced a reward of Rs 10,000 for information...

MoS status to 5 religious leaders creates controversy

Bhopal: Ahead of Assembly elections due later this year, the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday accorded the `Minister of State’ (MoS) status to five Hindu religious leaders, a move which was slammed by opposition Congress. As per the order of General...

Death toll in violence rises to eight

Bhopal: The death toll in the violence that broke out during Dalit protests in Madhya Pradesh rose to eight with two more persons succumbing to injuries. Besides, unrest continued in violence hit Gwalior, Bhind and Morena on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the police on Tuesday...