Tag: Madhya Pradesh

Ultratech emerges as preferred bidder for limestone block in Madhya Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Ultratech Ltd has emerged as preferred bidder for a limestone block in Madhya Pradesh.Ramstahn Ghunchihai limestone mine, which has reserves of 209.77 million tonnes, was auctioned in the current fiscal. The limestone mine is among five mineral blocks that have been successfully put for sale in 2021-22, according to the mines ministry. Sree […]

Piyush Goyal dedicates 88 Railway projects in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh , West Bengal and Karnataka

NEW DELHI: Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Minister Piyush Goyal has inaugurated and dedicated a host of infrastructure projects, projects related to passenger amenities and facilities at various railway stations in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and Karnataka through video conferencing. About 88 Railway projects were dedicated to […]

Telangana gets approval for additional borrowings of Rs 2,508 crore

NEW DELHI: After Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Telengana has become the third state to complete urban local bodies reforms stipulated by the Union finance ministry. With the completion of the reforms, the ministry has allowed the state to make additional borrowing of Rs 2,508 crore. The permission for mobilising additional financial resources of Rs […]

Bird flu: Modi government asks all states to be prepared for any eventuality

NEW DELHI:The Narendra Modi (Centre) on Thursday said bird flu has been confirmed only in Kerala, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh so far, but all states should be prepared for any eventuality. States have been told to ensure sufficient stock of PPE kits and accessories required for culling operations. They have also been asked […]

Shivraj Singh Chouhan expands his cabinet, 2 Jyotiraditya Scindia loyalists return as ministers

BHOPAL: The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh cabinet was expanded on Sunday with the induction of two loyalists of BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, whose exit from the Congress in March last year led to the fall of the 15-month-old Kamal Nath-led Congress dispensation in the state. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office to […]

L&T bags contract for water & effluent treatment business

NEW DELHI: The water & effluent treatment business of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction has secured multiple EPC orders for the execution of rural piped water supply schemes in various districts of Madhya Pradesh. The projects are part of Jal Jeevan Mission and cover the districts of Guna, Ashoknagar, Shivpuri, Agar Malwa & Singrauli. The […]

ADB approves $270 million for urban services improvement in Madhya Pradesh

MANILA: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 270 million dollar (about Rs 1,988 crore) loan for the construction of water supply and integrated storm water and sewage management infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh. The loan is an additional financing intended to scale up the scope of the Madhya Pradesh urban services improvement project which […]

Election Commission will take a call on bypolls on September 29

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission will take a call on bypolls to one Lok Sabha and 64 assembly seats on September 29 after going through inputs provided by poll officials and chief secretaries of the states concerned, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said on Friday. Responding to questions on the issue during a press conference […]

Senior BJP leader Satish Singh Sikarwar joins Congress

NEW DELHI:The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) received a jolt in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday with senior party leader Satish Singh Sikarwar, who contested the last assembly polls from the region, joining the Congress along with hundreds of supporters. Sikarwar on Tuesday reached Bhopal with hundreds of supporters from Gwalior to join […]

Madhya Pradesh farmers to get Rs 4.6k crore in Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme

BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kamal Patel on Sunday said 20 lakh farmers from the state will get Rs 4,688 crore under Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme on September 16. Talking to reporters, Patel said the amount will be transferred into farmers’ accounts by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan “with a single click”. Patel claimed […]

Madhya Pradesh offers workcation with irresistible offers

NEW DELHI: Thinking of Vacations, but anxious will your work get affected, hold on with your thoughts because Madhya Pradesh tourism has recently launched an innovative and ground breaking concept “Workation” – Vacation alongside Work, a perfect office lay-out where one can carry on with his regular work with plenty of free time to travel […]

Bypolls for 64 seats along with Bihar Assembly elections

NEW DELHI:The Election Commission (EC) on Friday announced that by-polls for the 64 assembly and one parliamentary seat in different states will be held around the same time with the Bihar Assembly polls, dates for which will be announced later. There is a vacancy of 27 seats in Madhya Pradesh assembly also, which means by-elections […]

Nitin Gadkari lays foundation stones of 45 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh

NEW DELHI: Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stones for 45 highway projects for the State of Madhya Pradesh through video conference. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan presided over the virtual function, attended by Union Ministers Thavarchand Gehlot and  Narendra Singh Tomar, MoSs Prahlad […]

Parliament allowed to function to topple Madhya Pradesh government

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Sunday came down heavily on the BJP government at the Centre, accusing it of being responsible for the situation arising out of coronavirus in the country. He also alleged that the Centre ran Parliament only to ensure that the Madhya Pradesh assembly could function and the Congress […]

Over 175,000 rapes in India from 2014-18, Madhya Pradesh reported highest cases: NCRB

NEW DELHI: Over 175,000 rape cases were reported in the country between 2014-18 with Madhya Pradesh registering the highest number of cases all through this period, the latest NCRB data shows. The maximum of 38,947 such cases across the country were registered in 2016. In 2014, 36,739 rape cases were reported, while 34,094 cases were […]

Five per cent VAT on liquor, petrol and diesel in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL :In view of extensive damage caused by heavy rains in Madhya Pradesh, the state government on Friday decided to impose five per cent VAT on liquor, petrol and diesel to generate additional revenue, said an official. The state suffered an estimated loss of Rs 12,000 crore due to excessive rains this monsoon, a senior […]

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