Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: bhopal

‘Can’t let kids go astray’ — the selfless women of Bhopal teaching slum kids during lockdowns

Several women living in and around the slum areas of Bhopal, MP, have been taking free classes for children who were losing out on an education due to school closures.

Rani Kamlapati married Muslim, BJP renamed Habibganj station to mislead people: Congress MP

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rajmani Patel claimed Gond queen Rani Kamlapati had befriended a Muslim commander and later took 'Jal Samadhi' after having a 'love affair' with him.

Four infants killed in fire at Bhopal govt hospital

The fire broke out in the special newborn care unit ward where 40 children were admitted.

‘Get scripts cleared, stop hurting our sentiments’: MP home minister after ‘Aashram’ vandalism

Narottam Mishra said this after Bajrang Dal vandalised set of Prakash Jha's web series 'Aashram', smeared ink on his face. Right-wing group alleges title is assault on Hinduism.

CBI arrests AIIMS Bhopal deputy director for ‘taking’ Rs 1 lakh bribe

The AIIMS official allegedly accepted the bribe from a chemist who supplied medicines and consumables to the hospital.

‘Guy Fawkes’ is cooking biryani, feeding Bhopal’s needy living in night shelters

Wearing masks made popular by 'V for Vendetta' movie, a group of three brothers and their friend has been distributing food and ration kits during MP's Covid lockdown.

Madhya Pradesh BJP suspends 6, gives notice to ex-minister over ‘anti-party activities’

The BJP faced defeat in Damoh Assembly bypoll. The Congress retained the seat with candidate Ajay Tandon who beat BJP rival Rahul Singh Lodhi by a margin of 17,097 votes.

Why two WCD ministry bodies are sparring over ‘suicide’ of a teen ‘rape’ victim in Bhopal

The 17-year-old was among five girls, who had been allegedly raped by a 68-year-old Bhopal-based newspaper owner, Pyare Mian. 

Saffron flags, loud music & huge crowd — How Ram temple donation drive rally was held in MP

Right-wing groups organised a rally Sunday to raise awareness about the Ram temple donation drive. ThePrint's Praveen Jain brings you snapshots from Bhopal.

Rare punishment for Bhopal priest — Pope dismisses him for disobedience, abuse of power

Fr Anand Muttungal claims he has received no communication from Vatican, and church authorities are running a campaign against him.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.