Madhya Pradesh

Advani becomes new ‘slipper’ gate target

Advani becomes new ‘slipper’ gate targetKatni (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 16 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani became the latest `slipper' gate target on Thursday.

Pawan Agarwal, a BJP worker, threw slipper at Advani today.

Agarwal has been arrested and is being questioned by the police.

Earlier, a retired school principal had thrown a shoe at Congress MP Navin Jindal in Kurukshetra.

Rajpal, a former teacher, hurled his shoe while he was addressing party workers.

Madhya Pradesh officials reject nomination of 29 candidates

Madhya Pradesh officials reject nomination of 29 candidatesBhopal, Apr 7 : Officials in Madhya Pradesh have rejected the nominations of 29 candidates during a scrutiny of thirteen parliamentary seats contesting the second phase of Lok Sabha elections.

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj's poll chances in the Vidisha parliamentary constituency received a major boost when her Congress rival Rajkumar Patel's nomination was rejected on technical grounds.

Arjun Singh''s daughter to contest as an Independent

Arjun Singh''s daughter to contest as an IndependentSidhi (MP), Apr. 4 : Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh''s daughter, Veena Singh, has filed her nomination papers as an Independent candidate for the forthcoming elections.

Veena, accompanied by her husband VP Singh alias Raja Baba, filed her nomination from the Sidhi Parliamentary seat in eastern Madhya Pradesh.

Singh''s nephew Amar Singh also accompanied her to the district returning officer''s office.

Prahlad Patel rejoins BJP

 Prahlad Patel rejoins BJPBhopal, Mar 21 : Former Union Minister Pra

Bhopal advocate creates fingernail-size Obama diary

Bhopal advocate creates fingernail-size Obama diaryBhopal, Mar. 20 : A Bhopal based advocate has created a fingernail-size diary on the life of US President Barack Obama.

The 100 pages diary contains interesting tit bits on Obama''s life, but weighs just two grams.

"It took me a lot of time to create this diary, as I had to gather a lot of information on him. I was very influenced by his personality and took my husband''s help in gathering information," says advocate Preetima Gupta.

The making of Obama diary took around 500 hours, Pratima said.

KEC Int Bags Orders Worth Rs 291 Cr; Stock Surges 2.8%

KEC Int Bags Orders Worth Rs 291 CrPower equipment manufacturer KEC International announced that it has bagged orders worth Rs 291 crore from Power Grid of India for setting up transmission lines in Madhya Pradesh and Assam.

The company said that the first order is for the supply and creation of 765 kv Satna-Bina line and another 400 kv line at Bina associated with ATS for the Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project in Madhya Pradesh.

The other project consists of two 400 kv and one 132 kv transmission lines between Balipara-Biswanath and Depota-Gohpur in Assam.