NHRC notices to UP, MP over Bundelkhand condition

Bhopal: The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the deplorable condition of the inhabitants of the drought hit districts of Bundelkhand region, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh where, due to the scarcity of food, the people are living in distress and starving to death. Accordingly, the Commission has issued notices to the Chief Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh calling for detailed reports within four weeks.
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Congress demands discussion over water crisis

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Thursday witnessed an adjournment for 10 minutes following a ruckus by main opposition Congress members over their demand for a discussion on drinking water crisis in the state. Soon after the proceedings got underway today, Congress members created a pandemonium and sought discussion on the problem of drinking water in the state. Deputy Leader of Opposition Bala Bachchan and Congress member Ramniwas Rawat pointed out that the issue was …