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Madhya Pradesh: Naxals put up banners in Balaghat to observe ‘Shaheed Saptah’, security forces on alert
India

Madhya Pradesh: Naxals put up banners in Balaghat to observe ‘Shaheed Saptah’, security forces on alert

'Shaheed Saptah', also called the Martyrs’ week, is observed by the banned CPI (Maoist) every year, in memory of their leader Charu Majumdar, who died on 27 July, 1972 in West Bengal

Madhya Pradesh: Three Naxals, carrying reward of over Rs 30 lakh, killed in Balaghat encounter
India

Madhya Pradesh: Three Naxals, carrying reward of over Rs 30 lakh, killed in Balaghat encounter

Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra said that the encounter took place near the Maharashtra border

Kamal Nath urges Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in Madhya Pradesh's Naxal-affected Balaghat, Mandla
India

Kamal Nath urges Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in Madhya Pradesh's Naxal-affected Balaghat, Mandla

Kamal Nath urged the Centre to provide 4G mobile connectivity in two Naxal-affected districts of the state for better sharing and collection of information.

Two Naxals carrying rewards of Rs 14 lakh each killed in encounter in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat
India

Two Naxals carrying rewards of Rs 14 lakh each killed in encounter in Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat

The slain Naxals hailed from neighbouring Chhattisgarh and carried rewards of different amounts totalling Rs 14 lakh each.

Lok Sabha election in Madhya Pradesh: Ahead of Phase 4 voting today, all eyes on Chhindwara, Balaghat and Jabalpur
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Lok Sabha election in Madhya Pradesh: Ahead of Phase 4 voting today, all eyes on Chhindwara, Balaghat and Jabalpur

Three constituencies in Madhya Pradesh are hot seats that will be watched closely as the state votes in Phase 4 of the Lok Sabha election today.

Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha polls: EVM snags, stray incidents of violence dominate day; 74.61% turnout till 6 pm
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Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha polls: EVM snags, stray incidents of violence dominate day; 74.61% turnout till 6 pm

Nearly 55 percent of voters exercised their franchise till 3.30 pm Wednesday in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections which were marred by complaints of faulty Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and stray incidents of violence.

Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care
India

Madhya Pradesh's dismal child health indicators can improve with better sanitation, focus on maternal care

Women's empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh to introduce 'clear-cut' compensation policy for victims of grave incidents
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Madhya Pradesh to introduce 'clear-cut' compensation policy for victims of grave incidents

The Madhya Pradesh government declared that it would come out with a "clear-cut" compensation policy for the victims, who lose their lives in the incidents of serious nature.

8 suicides in 7 days: What we know about the Madhya Pradesh farmers who ended their lives
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8 suicides in 7 days: What we know about the Madhya Pradesh farmers who ended their lives

The agricultural crisis in Madhya Pradesh continues as eight farmers have committed suicide in a week.

Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Two more commit suicide, death toll in a week reaches seven
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Madhya Pradesh farmers' strike: Two more commit suicide, death toll in a week reaches seven

Two farmers have committed suicide in Balaghat and Barwani districts of Madhya Pradesh since Tuesday evening, police said on Wednesday.

Death toll in Madhya Pradesh cracker factory fire climbs to 23
India

Death toll in Madhya Pradesh cracker factory fire climbs to 23

Out of 10 workers injured in the fire initially, three died on their way to Nagpur, taking the toll to 23.

Fire at Madhya Pradesh cracker factory kills 20, 10 injured
India

Fire at Madhya Pradesh cracker factory kills 20, 10 injured

Eight workers were charred to death and 10 others were injured after a fire broke out in a cracker factory at Bhatan village in Madhya Pradesh.

MP journalist murder: Kin perform last rites as police forms SIT
India

MP journalist murder: Kin perform last rites as police forms SIT

Madhya Pradesh police today announced constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the murder of local journalist Sandeep Kothari, who was burnt to death allegedly by three persons linked to mining mafia, following which his protesting family members performed his last rites.

Madhya Pradesh to light up Naxal-hit villages with solar energy
India

Madhya Pradesh to light up Naxal-hit villages with solar energy

Madhya Pradesh government has approved an ambitious plan to provide electricity in 44 Naxal-hit villages of the state with the help of solar energy.