Judicial probe ordered in encounter of SIMI men

Bhopal: Four days after the eight SIMI members fled away from the Central Jail Bhopal and within hours gunned down in the outskirts of the city, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered a judicial probe in the complete episode. However, the activists from different organizations are not ready to accept this judicial probe and insisting on their demand of probe by independent Commission in the supervision of Supreme Court. The opposition Congress right from the …

Bitta slams Digvijay for favouring SIMI activists

Bhopal: Defending the MP government over the alleged encounter of 8 SIMI activists, Chairman of All India Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) Maninderjeet Singh Bitta on Thursday said he salutes Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the state police for killing terrorists. Former youth Congress leader Bitta, told media persons here, After I came to Madhya Pradesh I met Chief Minister Chouhan for the first time. I saluted Chouhan and MP police for killing the terrorists. Notably, …

CM to distribute crop insurance certificates

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will distribute certificates of insurance amount to the beneficiaries of the Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme at Datia on November 4. Datia will become first district in the country to provide benefit to the farmers under this scheme. The programme will be organized at Datia Stadium ground. Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Narottam Mishra inspected the arrangements at Datia Stadium ground today. He directed the …

SIT initiates probe in jailbreak

Bhopal: A Special Investigation Team (SIT), formed by Madhya Pradesh Police on Wednesday inspected the site of encounter where eight SIMI members were gunned down on Monday. Besides, a separate investigation began into the jailbreak by extremists by recreating the scene. The CID team led by SP Anurag Sharma also examined some people about the encounter, which has come under scanner with opposition parties and the lawyer of the slain SIMI activists pointing to several …

NHRC issues notices on SIMI members’ encounter

Bhopal: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the Madhya Pradesh Government, Chief Secretary and state police after eight activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI,) who had escaped from the Central Jail in Bhopal, were gunned down in an encounter. NHRC has sent notices to the Chief Secretary, Director General of Police (DGP), Director General of Prisons and Inspector General of Prisons and Government of Madhya Pradesh over …

Jaitley says MP has overcome tag of bimaru State

Indore: Union Minister for Finance Arun Jaitley said that importance of supply chain will reflect in countrys economy after implementation of GST and Madhya Pradesh will become supply hub due to its better geographical location. Investors should invest in Madhya Pradesh keeping this in mind. Jailtley was addressing the inaugural session of the Global Investors Summit-2016 at Indore today. Around 4,000 investors of 42 countries and their representatives are taking part in the summit. Ambassadors …

Industrialists all praise for Shivraj

Indore: Renowned industrialists of country and abroad, attending the Global Investors Summit 2016 on the first day in Indore appreciated Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan open heartedly. Appreciation of any chief minister of state was not seen earlier in any public programme. Chouhan systematically and in planned manner developed infrastructure in the state by holding one after another summit for industrial promotion which is an honest effort for sustainable development and for employment to youth, …

Seeking proof of surgical strike is sedition: Kailash

Indore: BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya today said that seeking proof of recent cross-LoC surgical strikes on terror launch pads and doubting the Army over it, amounts to sedition. “After the surgical strikes, a top official of the Army had officials briefed the media about it. In spite of this, if somebody doubts Army, this amounts to sedition,” Vijaywargiya told reporters here. “If somebody was seeking proof of the surgical strikes, this means he is …

Shivraj directs to accelerate metro rail projects

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the progress of Metro Rail Projects at Mantralaya here on Friday. He gave instructions to speed up the projects and complete them in a phased manner while making them economically viable. The Metro Rail projects will be administered and managed by Madhyha Pradesh Metro Rail Company Limited. The Chief Minister will be its chairman while Urban develoment Minister, Mayors of Bhopal and Indore will be members. The company’s …

Officers will be made guardians of loss-making banks

Bhopal: Minister of state for cooperatives (independent charge) Vishwas Sarang said that Apex bank officers will be made Guardians (Palak Adhikari) for the loss-making banks including district cooperative banks. Through this schemes will be launched to strengthen financial status of the banks. Sarang said work will be carried out with determination for farmers, poorer and employment generation in cooperative sector on the basis of recommendations of the Manthan. In valedictory function of two-day Sahkari Manthan, …