Children's Day 2022: When patriotic Chambal dacoits donated money to Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru himself got down from the jeep, walked over to the leader of the dacoits and revealed his true identity. The entire group of dacoits was stunned into silence
From Dacoit to 'Cheetah Mitra': The story of Ramesh Sikarwar, raising awareness about the wild cats coming to Kuno
Ramesh Sikarwar, 72, has been roped in by the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department as a 'Cheetah Mitra' to sensitise people on the spotted felines that are being brought to the state from Africa under the Centre's ambitious programme
Tourism in Chambal will be boosted after reintroduction of cheetas, says CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
PM Modi will release cheetahs being brought from Africa into the state's forests. The big cat species will be reintroduced in India after 70 years since being declared extinct in 1952
The world of Sonchiriya: Arid, claustrophobic ravines hold a mirror to a land of anarchy, injustice, and inequities
What’s more menacing and sinister than the Chambal ravines is the discriminations and prejudices, inequities, and injustices they harbour, the caste divides, toxic masculinity and patriarchal codes that they run by and are shaped from.
From Sholay to TVF's Panchayat, how the face of rural India has transformed in Hindi entertainment
TVF's Panchayat redeems the depiction of rural India by breaking out of the template perpetuated by the 1975 classic Sholay.
India: Marvels & Mysteries — History TV18's five-part original series to premiere on 17 October
India: Marvels & Mysteries will take viewers to some of the country's unique historical locations, many of which are designated UNESCO world heritage site.
Over 5,000 evacuated from Rajashan's Kota as release of dam water causes flooding; no casualties reported
Schools have been closed and Army, NDRF, SDRF and teams from Kota municipal corporation (KMC) engaged in rescue operations in areas along the river Chambal
Bhumi Pednekar on Sonchiriya: The terrain and experience of shooting in Chambal added to my character
Bhumi Pednekar talks about playing one of the few female characters of Sonchiriya, and her future projects including a reunion with Ayushmann Khurrana.
Sonchiriya movie review: Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar and a band of fine artistes deliver aching, desolate beauty
The rootedness of Sonchiriya is reflected in every element of the film, from the dialect the characters speak to their clothing and concerns.
Sonchiriya: Abhishek Chaubey's subversion of the dacoit drama is powerful and engaging
Sonchiriya merges the familiar beats of a dacoit drama with the philosophical undertones of new age cinema to present a concoction that is as explosive as introspective.
Madhya Pradesh polls: Political turncoats pose challenge for BJP and Congress in key seats like Bhopal and Gwalior
There are some constituencies which are key to the election outcome of the state or which are in news due to star candidates or campaigners.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi to tour Morena, Jabalpur today in day-long visit to Madhya Pradesh
The Congress president will arrive at Gwalior in the morning by a special plane and later, leave for Morena in a helicopter. He will address a meeting of the Adivasi Ekta Parishad at the Ambedkar Stadium in Morena, a party spokesman said Friday.
Sand mafia allegedly mows down forest official in Madhya Pradesh's Morena with tractor; case lodged against unknown assailants
A Forest Department officer deputed to check sand mafia operations was intentionally run over and killed by a tractor-trolley laden with illegally mined sand in Morena on Friday morning, police said.
Bundelkhand water crisis: Fourth successive drought and vanishing water bodies compound farmer misery, trigger migration
A fourth successive drought in Bundelkhand region in the last five years has shattered the farmers of this backward region, triggering a mass migration.
101 Dinner With Dons: Ramesh Singh Sikarwar, don of Chambal, talks about the secret lives of dacoits over a meal
The Chambal Valley, located in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh, on the border of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh is infamous for gangs of dacoits. In the 70s and 80s, one of the most dreaded of those dacoits was Ramesh Singh Sikarwar. With a band of dacoits, he held sway over the region for years, before surrendering to the authorities. After serving his time, he now lives the life of a farmer, raising a family. A very sick Doctor VC pays Sikarwar a visit in his village, to learn about the secret life of the bandits, while joining them for a meal in their old jungle hideout. Loaded onto a tractor and taken deep into the dense jungle, with no mobile network or way to let people know where he is, Doctor VC learns not just about the eating habits of the daakus, but also comes home with moral lessons from the gang's leader.
Govt warns of rise in water levels of rivers in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan due to heavy rain
In the wake of the meteorological department's forecast of heavy rains, the government on Friday warned of an increase in water levels of several rivers in the next three days.
101 Dinner With The Cops: Encounter Specialist Ashok Bhadoriya strikes fear in the hearts of Chambal's daakus
Ashok Bhadoriya is the encounter specialist that strikes fear in the hearts of Chambal's daakus. With 116 encounters in his name, Bhadoriya is largely responsible for clearing the valley of its dacoit population. 101 India ventures into the deep, daaku territory to learn how an encounter specialist sees the world of his targets.
Narmada Sewa Yatra: Narendra Modi releases new blueprint to clean, conserve Madhya Pradesh's holy river
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the people of Madhya Pradesh and Shivraj Singh Chouhan government for the mass programme to clean and conserve river Narmada on Monday
Sushant Singh Rajput teams up with Udta Punjab director Abhishek Chaubey for dacoit film
Sushant Singh Rajput and Abhishek Chaubey will reportedly begin shooting for this period film in the Chambal ravines by the end of this year.
Turtles simply cannot clean the toxic sludge that is the River Ganga
If the Ganga river is a moving feast of corpses and plants, these creatures ought to thrive with no help from humans.