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Madhya Pradesh News

Mayawati lashes out at Congress, BJP

Nagpur, Feb 17 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Sunday lashed out at the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their "pro-corporate" policies and described both parties as "anti-people".

 
Sameera, Utkarsh out in youth national table tennis

Indore, Feb 9 (IANS) Sameera Kumar of Tamil Nadu and Utkarsh Gupta of Delhi fell by the way in the pre-quarterfinals of the Youth Boys sections of the 74th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships at the Abhay Prashal Indoor Stadium here Saturday.

 
Uma Bharti defends Togadia

Nagpur, Feb 8 (IANS) BJP leader Uma Bharti Friday defended Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia, who has been booked in a hate speech case.

 
NRIs contribute to aid Vidarbha widows, orphans

Nagpur, Feb 3 (IANS) Inspired by a media story, a group of young NRIs from the US have pooled their resources and sent a modest aid package to farmland widows and orphans of Vidarbha.

 
BJP seeks PM's statement on Telangana

Nagpur/New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The BJP Monday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the formation of a separate state of Telangana, as protestors took to streets in the restive region of Andhra Pradesh.

 
Gandhian community worker Thakurdas Bang dead

Nagpur, Jan 27 (IANS) Thakurdas Bang, a Gandhian, freedom fighter and community worker, died at his home in Wardha here Sunday, a family member said.

 
Athawale demands Nandy take back his comments

Nagpur, Jan 26 (IANS) Reacting to social scientist Ashis Nandy's comments on backward classes being corrupt, Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale Saturday demanded that Nandy take back his comments.

 
Vidarbha farmers protest with prayers on R-Day

Nagpur, Jan 26 (IANS) As the nation celebrated the Republic Day, thousands of farmers from Maharashtra's Vidarbha region Saturday worshipped portraits of political leaders and undertook a day-long fast to seek the government's intervention in resolving the agrarian crisis in the region.

 
Gadkari tells IT officers Congress on way out, Congress slams threats

Nagpur/Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Income tax officials should not forget that the Congress was on its way out, former BJP president Nitin Gadkari said Thursday as he arrived in Nagpur to a massive welcome. The Congress hit out at him for threatening the officials and sought a probe.

 
Gadkari to IT officials: Remember, Congress on its way out

Nagpur, Jan 24 (IANS) Income tax officials should not forget that the Congress was on its way out, former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari said Thursday as he arrived home to a massive welcome.

 
Rapist gets bail as Maharashtra cops delay chargesheet

Nagpur, Jan 22 (IANS) A day's delay in filing a chargesheet enabled an alleged rapist of a girl to get bail from a Maharashtra court, prompting the state government Tuesday to suspend from service a policeman for lapses.

 
Six Maoists gunned down in Maharashtra

Nagpur, Jan 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Police Sunday killed six Maoists in a shootout in a forested area in Gadchiroli district, an official said.

 
Things under control in LoC: Army chief

Bhopal, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Friday visited the family of Lance Naik Sudhakar Singh, who was brutally killed by Pakistani troops in Jammu and Kashmir Jan 8, and assured them of financial help besides a job to a family member.

 
A Parsi couple's healing touch to Vidarbha's farmers

Nagpur, Jan 16 (IANS) As debt-ridden farmers continue to kill themselves in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region due to "government apathy", a Parsi couple from Mumbai has provided a healing touch to around 25 widows and their children in bringing their broken lives back on track.

 
Education alone can beat insurgency: Raman Singh

Sukma (Chhattisgarh), Jan 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Wednesday said that education alone could defeat militancy in the state.

 
He plays Pied Piper for children in Maoist area

Sukma/New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Sodi Mada has a thing for children. Just like the Pied Piper of Hamelin, this resident of Sukma district of Chhattisgah lures children away - but to school.

 
Maharashtra poor demand food security

Nagpur, Dec 26 (IANS) Thousands of poor people and tribals marched to the collector's office in Yavatmal district Wednesday to protest denial of food security to over 100,000 below poverty line (BPL) families, an activist said.

 
Mahrashtra tribals to protest denial of food security

Nagpur, Dec 23 (IANS) Thousands of the poor and tribals will Wednesday march to the collector's office in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district to protest the denial of food security to over a lakh of downtrodden (below poverty line) BPL families, an activist said here Sunday.

 
Metro rail planned for Nagpur

Nagpur, Dec 21 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Friday announced plans for a metro rail for the state's second capital, Nagpur, known as Orange City for its luscious varieties of oranges, besides other major projects to boost development in the region.

 
England script famous series win on Indian soil

Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) England scripted their first series win in India since 1984-85 after the fourth and final cricket Test ended in a dull draw at the VCA Stadium here Monday.

 
England deserved to win: Dhoni

Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said England deserved the series win after the fourth and final cricket Test ended in a drab draw here Monday.

 
Maharashtra government agrees to SIT probe in irrigation 'scam'

Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) Blinking first, the Maharashtra government Monday agreed to set up a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the allegations of corruption in the state irrigation department.

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 5 scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at stumps on the fifth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium, Jamtha, here Monday:

 
England inch closer to historic series win

Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) England inched closer to winning their first series in India since 1984-85 by stretching their lead to 314 runs at tea on day five of the fourth and final cricket Test here Monday.

 
Tea scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day 5

Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at tea on the fifth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium, Jamtha, here Monday:

 
Trott leads England to safety

Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Jonathan Trott scored an unbeaten 66 Sunday to help England reach 161 for three at stumps on the fourth day of the fourth cricket Test, making it difficult for India to force a result in the game and level the series.

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 4 scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at stumps on the fourth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Sunday:

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 4, tea scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at tea on the fourth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Sunday:

 
England lead by 21 runs at lunch

Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) England lead India by 21 runs at lunch after the hosts declared at 326/9 on the fourth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match here at the VCA Stadium Sunday.

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 4, lunch scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Sunday:

 
Kohli slams century, Test evenly poised

Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni led India's spirited

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 3 Scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Scoreboard at close on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Saturday:

 
Kohli, Dhoni lead India's fight back

Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Virat Kohli and India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni defied England to reach 227 for four at tea on day three of the fourth and final cricket Test at the VCA Stadium in Jamtha near here Saturday, trailing the hosts by another 103 runs.

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 3, tea scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Saturday:

 
Lunch scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day 3

Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Saturday:

 
Kohli, Dhoni keep England at bay

Nagpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Virat Kohli (batting 46) and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (batting 31) kept England at bay as they took India to 146 for four at lunch on the third day of the fourth and the final Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium, Jamtha, Saturday.

 
Maharashtra to hire 63,000 policemen in next five years

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Friday said that the government plans to recruit 63,000 policemen throughout the state in the next five years.

 
Anderson rattles India in Nagpur Test

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) India have a huge battle on hand in the fourth and last Test, having been reduced to 87 for four against England's first-innings score of 330 at the close of the second day's play here Friday.

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 2 scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England here at the VCA Stadium Friday:

 
India lose Sehwag early, trail England by 298 runs

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla bagged four wickets to wrap up England's first innings for 330 runs while India lost opening batsman Virender Sehwag early to reach 32 for one at tea on the second day of the final cricket Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium, Jamtha, Friday.

 
Tea scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day 2

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and England at the VCA Stadium, Jamtha, here Friday:

 
Root, Prior strike half-centuries for England

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Half-centuries by debutant Joe Root and wicketkeeper Matt Prior took England to 277 for seven in the first innings against India at lunch on the second day of the fourth and the final Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium, Jamtha, Friday.

 
Lunch scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day 2

Nagpur, Dec 14 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the second day of the fourth and final cricket Test between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Friday:

 
Governor urged to end Maharashtra legislature deadlock

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) A farmers' group Thursday appealed to Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to urgently intervene to break the stalemate between the ruling and opposition parties to ensure proper functioning of the state legislature.

 
England end slow day at 199/5

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen led the way for England, playing an anchor's innings on a flat and dry wicket as the visitors were 199/5 in 97 overs at the close of the first day's play in the fourth and final cricket Test match against India at the VCA Stadium here Thursday.

 
Broad ruled out of two T20s against India

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Stuart Broad, England's Twenty20 captain, Thursday was been ruled out of the upcoming two-match T20 series against India with a bruised left heel.

 
Scoreboard: India vs England, Fourth Test, Day 1

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) The scoreboard at stumps on the first day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Thursday:

 
'Paper' politics keeps Maharashtra legislature aflush

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's "paper" politics on the alleged irrigation department scandal continued Thursday as two more documents claiming to reveal the truth were presented here.

 
Nagpur Test: England crawl to 133/4

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) England crawled to 133 for four in 65 overs by tea on the opening day of the fourth cricket Test against India at the VCA Stadium in Jamtha here Thursday.

 
India vs England: Fourth Test, Day 1, Tea scoreboard

Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the first day of the fourth and final cricket Test match between India and England at the VCA Stadium here Thursday:

 

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