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Farmers stop trains at Hoshangabad

A group of farmers stopped trains in Hoshangabad district in the state on Thursday afternoon. They stood on the railway track, forcing the railway authorities to suspend train movement. The farmers were upset because ‘moong’ was not being purchased. They shouted slogans ...

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Man assaulted and robbed of 50,000

A 28-year-old youth was assaulted and robbed of Rs 50,000 by four unidentified men near Nishatpura police station on Thursday afternoon. The complainant, Suraj Ratnakar, is a resident of Sukhsagar Colony near Vidisha Road. The incident occurred when Ratnakar, a vegetable retailer, ...

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Madhya Pradesh police drops sedition charges against 15 men held for cheering Pakistan

The police said “It’s difficult to prove the sedition charge. Moreover, none of them has a criminal background. After initial investigation we found Section 153-A is more appropriate instead of Section 124-A.’’ Three days after 15 Muslim men were charged ...

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Muslim youngsters in Madhya Pradesh practise yoga, delink it from religion

For these youngsters, yoga is just an exercise to become strong, shlokas are just sayings in Sanskrit and the word Om is just an official term. While most Muslims object to practising yoga on the ground that it is anti-Islamic, ...

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MP ministers sleep, fiddle with cellphone at International Yoga Day event

While state agriculture minister Gaurishankar Bisen slept through a significant part of the IYD function in Chhindwara, school education minister Vijay Shah remained content with “watching Prime Minister Narendra Modi perform yoga” on his cellphone. A lot has been said ...

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