Friday, 27 May, 2022
TopicMadhya Pradesh

Topic: Madhya Pradesh

MP man ‘slapped’ in viral video, then found dead, was ‘mentally ill’ says family, been ‘missing’

Video shows accused Dinesh Kushwaha asking Bhanwar Lal Jain whether his name is "Mohammad" as he slapped him, but police said no prima facie evidence he was beaten on suspicion of being Muslim.

Why Supreme Court allowed OBC quota in local body polls for MP, but not Maharashtra

Court had earlier directed MP and Maharashtra to complete ‘triple-test’ procedure to enable OBC reservations in local polls. This Wednesday it gave the green signal to MP alone.

In MP’s Guna, forest guards want power to use guns after poachers kill 3 cops

In early hours of 13 May, three police personnel — Neeraj Bhargava, Rajkumar Jatav and Santram Meena — were killed after they confronted suspected poachers in MP's Aaron tehsil.

MP BJP gets extra social, to have separate FB, Twitter, WhatsApp, Insta heads in each district

With polls due in late 2023, BJP wants to boost social media outreach by using different strategy for each platform. It'll also have a social media in-charge for each seat.

Who is behind Madhya Pradesh’s ‘Bulldozer baba’? Not BJP or RSS, it’s the Congress

Dhirendra Krishna Shastri is a 25-yr-old man who went from an auto driver to a godman. Last week, he told Hindus to ‘wake up’ and level ‘stone-pelters’ houses with bulldozers’.

MP’s Khargone communal clashes report first death, civic body employee

Ibarish Khan, 30, had been missing since the evening of clashes; family identifies him in Indore morgue.

From UP to MP, bulldozer is the new buzzword — to instil fear of law and show development

Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken a leaf out of UP CM Adityanath's 'Bulldozer Baba' book to transform himself as MP's 'Bulldozer Mama'. But how far can he go, legally?

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‘Stone-pelters will be greeted with bulldozer’: BJP defends MP govt action on Khargone riot

BJP Madhya Pradesh in-charge P. Muralidhar Rao blames Congress leader & ex-CM Digvijaya Singh for violence on Ram Navami. State govt has demolished properties of people accused in riot.

Vyapam whistleblower alleges harassment over ‘exam leak’ post, MP Police justify arrest

Dr Anand Rai, who first came to prominence for tipping off police about Vyapam scam, was arrested after posting allegations about March 2022 leak in MP Teacher Eligibility Test.

On Camera

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.

Defence

NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

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.
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