Madhya Pradesh

MP Minister gets bail

MP Minister gets bailA local court of Madhya Pradesh has granted bail to Tourism Minister Tukoji Rao Pawar on Wednesday.

He was arrested for threatening and intimidating a lady returning officer.

Phoolchand Verma, who is also contesting with a BJP ticket was also granted bail. He was arrested in connection with the same case.

The two BJP leaders did not apply for bail on Tuesday and were taken to jail.

Both of them got bail after they furnished a security bond of Rs 5,000 each.

MP minister Tukoji Rao arrested

Bhopal, Madhya PradeshBhopal, Nov 11 : Madhya Pradesh Tourism Minister Tukoji Rao has been arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a Returning Officer.

He was later sent to judicial custody till November 24. The Collector of Devas has also been transferred in connection with the incident.

The BJP candidate and royal scion of Dewas, Phool Chand Verma was also arrested and jailed in connection with the incident last Saturday.

Uma in trouble; About 1000 BJS workers resigned

Slapped, kissed by Uma; party leader quits

Slapped, kissed by Uma; party leader quitsIt was a high political drama in full public, where Bhratiya Jan Shakti party (BJS) President Uma Bharati slapped a top party functionary, then kissed him on the forehead and later gave up food to atone for her loss of control, but eventually the party worker resigned from his post on Wednesday evening.

All this high-drama occurred at Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh. Anil Rai, the BJS Chhindwara general secretary has announced to resign from the party

Cotton processors asked to reduce MSP

Cotton processors asked to reduce MSPCotton processors and traders have criticized the Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) for higher cotton prices for this season. CCI is a government agency that deals with the purchase of cotton at minimum support price, fixed by the government. The processors are worried about the high price of Rs 2,850 a quintal and low profit due to competition and contractual processing of cotton.

Sadhvi Pragya offered ticket by Uma Bharati''s party

Uma Bharati, Sadhvi Pragya SinghIndore (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 30 (ANI): Uma Bharati''s Bharatiya Janshakti Party (BJS) on Thursday offered a party ticket to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, arrested in connection with the Malegaon blasts, to contest the upcoming assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh.

BJS National Secretary Inder Prajapat, while talking to reporters, said, "If she (Pragya) wishes, our party will field her from any seat in Madhya Pradesh against the BJP."