A middle aged man consumed poison during the Jan Darshan programme of Janjgir Champa district collector over debt and land related problems. Tge man succumbed in hospital later. Sources said that the man, about 55 year old was from Kurda village and was repeatedly coming to the weekly Jan Darshan to get his problems heard. He took the extreme step on Monday.
Former State minister and Congress MLA from Mungaoli, Mahendra Singh Kalukheda passed away at the Medanta Hospital in New Delhi on Monday. He was undergoing treatment since last 20 days following a heart attack. Kalukheda was a prominent leader of Congress from West MP and considered close to ex-union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. His last rites would be performed at native village Kalukheda on Wednesday.
Director General of Police (DGP) Rishi Kumar Shukla has said that in the ancient past, there was just one Ravana. "In our times, there are so many Ravanas, how do we get so many Ramas to eliminate them", he said in Hoshangabad. Shukla was speaking in the context of rise in crimes against women.
A woman committed suicide by jumping from second floor of DB City Mall in Bhopal. Renuka Mittal, 36, a resident of Lakherapura, went to mall with her daughter. Suddenly she went to railing and jumped. She died. The police suspect it was because of a domestic dispute. Her husband is a trader.