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The SIMI under-trials were shot dead in 2016. Judicial probe report was submitted 7 months ago. But Madhya Pradesh’s BJP govt is sitting on it.
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The godmen, always powerful in India, have moved from being shadowy Rasputin figures to the centre stage in an administration.
One of them is a tech-savvy seer and another a former model who travels in SUVs. But all of them have been vocal about saving Narmada.
The 'saints' were allegedly accorded the MoS status to make their work on environment and river conservation easy.
Lack of legal awareness leads to low reporting of cases with police; lynching of two rape accused last month forced state assembly to amend law.
An EC team led by a principal secretary-level officer is currently in MP for the audit, sources said.
Arjun Singh, who was born today, was an old-fashioned Gandhi family loyalist who believed he was denied the prime ministership twice, as Narasimha Rao and then Manmohan Singh were preferred, both of whom he considered lesser leaders than himself.
Senior BJP leaders believe the central leadership might sideline Chouhan as he is anyway battling a 15-year anti-incumbency ahead of this year’s polls. New Delhi: It seems the national leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party will now play a more important role in the politics of Madhya Pradesh, while chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will have to be content playing second fiddle after the BJP failed to win two assembly bypolls – Mungaoli and Kolaras. Senior BJP leaders said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah were likely to wrest charge of the state unit from Chouhan and his loyalists ahead of the assembly polls in the state later in the year. Chouhan met Modi at the BJP’s chief ministers’ council Wednesday and briefed him on his 15-year government’s achievements in Madhya Pradesh. But the bypoll defeats have undermined his once-unchallenged authority, say senior party leaders. His name has already cropped up within party circles as...
Commission to depute 10 special observers and double paramilitary presence for Saturday’s by-elections, following allegations of the state machinery’s ‘bias’.