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Madhya Pradesh

Full nameMadhya Pradesh
GovernorRam Naresh Yadav
Chief MinisterShivraj Singh Chouhan (BJP)
Parliamentary constituency29
High CourtMadhya Pradesh High Court
LegislatureUnicameral (230 seats)
Total Area118985.3 sq mi (308252 km2)
Area rank2nd
Total Population75697565 (6th) (2011)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+05:30)
ISO 3166 codeIN-MP
HDI(+) 0.488 (low)
HDI rank26th (2005)
Literacy76.5% (8th)
Official languagesHindi

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Madhya Pradesh (Hindī: मध्य प्रदेश, pronounced -hnsˈməd̪ʱjə prəˈd̪eːʃMadhyaPradesh, often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal and Indore is the largest city. Jabalpur is the largest urban agglomeration in the state. Gwalior is the fourth largest city and called tourist it capital of the state .

Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state by area and sixth largest state by population. It borders the states of Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.

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Unintended consequences - Hindustan Times Tweet this news
Hindustan Times--Bharti is a Lodh Rajput from -Madhya Pradesh- who led her party to victory in the 2003 assembly polls, denying Congress chief mini ster Digvijaya Singh his third term in an election that was essentially a contest between the 'backwar - Date : Wed, 08 Jun 2011 17:34:43 GMT+00:00
Chouhan too dabbles in 'cricket diplomacy' in state - Tweet this news, March 31 (IANS) Half-day leave for all government employees, uninterrupted power supply in the state and a spanking new cricket stadium to commemorate India's win over Pakistan in the semifinal of the World Cup -- -Madhya Pra - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 11:08:39 GMT+00:00
Bhopal gas tragedy widows to get Rs.1000 pension - Tweet this news IANS, Bhopal : The -Madhya Pradesh- government has issued orders for monthly pension of Rs.1000 for the next five years to the widows of victims of the Union Carbide gas tragedy, a release said here Thursday. The statement said that the - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 08:03:01 GMT+00:00
Legislator was on his legs for 12 hours to help India win - Deccan Herald Tweet this news
Deccan Herald--While the country prayed and observed all kinds of superstitions for the Men in Blue, a Congress legislator from -Madhya Pradesh- stood for 12 straight hours to ''ensure'' India's victory over arch rivals Pakistan i - Date : Thu, 31 Mar 2011 07:28:26 GMT+00:00
Chauhan, Digvijaya Singh lobbying Manmohan on Maheshwar dam: NBA - The Hindu Tweet this news
The Hindu--Almost one year after the Environment Ministry stopped construction on the Maheshwar dam, citing its poor rehabilitation record, the company behind the dam and -Madhya Pradesh- are reportedly lobbying the Prime Minister's office to review - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 21:13:56 GMT+00:00
Sadhvi to be produced in Madhya Pradesh court on Wednesday - The Hindu Tweet this news
The Hindu--Mumbai: Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, will be presented before the judicial magistrate in Devas, -Madhya Pradesh-, on Wednesday. The special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) co - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 19:50:31 GMT+00:00
Foraying into edible oil business: Manoj Gaur, Jaypee Group - Economic Times Tweet this news
Economic Times--The Rs 15000-crore diversified infrastructure conglomerate with interests in engineering & construction, power, cement, real estate and hospitality, the Jaypee Group is setting up a soya and mustard processing plant at Rewa, -Madhy - Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 21:54:15 GMT+00:00
Activists cry murder as 'tame' tiger released among wild ones in Madhya Pradesh - Daily News & Analysis Tweet this news
Daily News & Analysis--By Sreejiraj Eluvangal | Place: New Delhi | Agency: DNA The spunky head of -Madhya Pradesh- forest department, HS Pabla, has courted controversy with some wildlife activists alleging that his move to release a hand-reared tiger - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 07:48:40 GMT+00:00
Wheat procurement starts in MP, Guj; supply down by over 50 pc - Tweet this news | 07:03 PM,Mar 28,2011 New Delhi, Mar 28 (PTI) Wheat procurement that has started in -Madhya Pradesh- and Gujarat, is about 50 per cent down than last year due to a slow start in arrivals. "Wheat procurement has started in -Madhy - Date : Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:14:56 GMT+00:00
Zinc futures recover on short-covering - Business Standard (blog) Tweet this news
Business Standard (blog)--Bharti Cellular will invest Rs 10 crore in -Madhya Pradesh- and Chhattisgarh in the third phase of expansion. It will also develop 35 new cell sides across the states in 3 months to take the total to 185. “Despite the increase - Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 08:20:27 GMT+00:00

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