“Illegal mining has become a huge problem in Madhya Pradesh as the stakes are too high and those involved get huge monetary returns by indulging in this activity.” This was pointed out by state chief secretary Avani Vaish during an informal interaction with a group of media-persons at the State Academy of Administration here on Sunday afternoon.

The chief secretary, who retires at the end of April, stressed the need for joint operation against the illegal miners and said there should be a coordinated initiative by revenue, police and forest department officers whenever any raid is required to be conducted to stop illegal mining.

Under fire over the killing of a young IPS officer allegedly by the mining mafia, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday announced that his government will recommend CBI pro

Bhopal: Slain DSP Narendra Kumar Singh’s wife Madhurani Teotia has said her husband got no help from his department while taking on the illegal mining mafia in Morena district.

Cracking the whip on mining mafia, the police on Sunday arrested a person for firing at cops probing illegal sand mining, even as a Morena BJP leader was held for allegedly assaulting officers and

The Madhya Pradesh government has said that the culprits responsible for the IPS officer Narendra Kumar's death would not be spared.

Uninterrupted power supply and provision of other concessions to industries will become easier in 15,000 hectare area with a view to accelerating the pace of State’s industrial development.

Livelihood pattern of the people of an area is directly influenced by the local biodiversity. Biodiversity is essential for human survival and economic well-being, and for the ecosystem function and stability. Over exploitation and biodiversity loss affects livelihood and food security of the local. People change their livelihood strategies as an adaptive response to changes in their environment. Some livelihoods flourish while others diminish, and this ebb and flow is the result of a changing livelihood context.

Farmers of the state will get such variety of mustard seeds which will mature within short period and will be with more oil content. The Regional Agriculture Research Centre, Morena of the Rajmata Vijayaraje Agriculture University has developed a new variety of mustard seed, 'Rajmata Mustard-1'. This has proved successful in the field tests during the last five years.

Four people have died in Madhya Pradesh in the past two days due to sunstroke taking the total number of sunstroke deaths to five as various parts of the state continued to reel under scorching heat.

Three people, including a woman, died due to sunstroke in Morena district and one person died due to sunstroke in Bhind. A labourer, affected by sunstroke, is receiving treatment in Morena.