28 Jun 2012
In an effort to improve sex ratio in the state, Ladli Laxmi scheme was started in Madhya Pradesh five years back and it has become the only state in the country where girl children are not only being taken care under the scheme but many welfare schemes are also being run in their favor.
06 Jan 2015
Bhopal: With an aim to empower women, Madhya Pradesh Government on Tuesday decided to issue ration cards in the name of female head of a family and fixed a time limit for issuance and renewal of this important document. Bhopal: With an aim to empower women, Madhya Pradesh Government on Tuesday decided to issue ration cards in the name of female head of a family and fixed a time limit for issuance and renewal of this important document.
28 May 2016
New Delhi: The government's 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign is a way towards women empowerment, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said as he stressed on the importance of protecting and nurturing the girl child.
10 May 2013
In a bid to increase women's participation in governance, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that BJP will give 50 percent of tickets to women in the upcoming state Assembly elections.
21 Aug 2016
Bhopal: Seventeen people have died across Madhya Pradesh in the devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resultant floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday.
20 Aug 2016
Bhopal: Fifteen people have died since Friday across Madhya Pradesh in devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resulting floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday.
10 Nov 2014
Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said women empowerment can take the state forward and a silent revolution was taking place in rural areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs) of which 50 per cent are managed by women.
21 Jul 2016
Bhopal: Some of the 418 farmers who committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's home district Sehore in the last three years took the extreme step because they were "possessed by ghosts", according to the state government.
15 Mar 2016
Chennai: In the past 11 years, Sana Mir has done her bit to change the perception about women's cricket in Pakistan and as she prepares to hand over the leadership baton, there is a pleasing sense of satisfaction about her on and off the field achievement in the game.
07 Aug 2015
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said development of the state is not possible without empowerment of women. "Development of our state is not possible without development of women as they are an important half of our population," Kumar said.