The daughter-in-law of Madhya Pradesh minister, Rampal Singh, committed suicide in Udaipura in Raisen.
Preeti Raghuvanshi ended her life after she came to know that the minister was planning to get her husband marry again. Heartbroken that her father-in-law was all set to go in for engagement ceremony of his son, she consumed poison.
Eight security personnel have been feared killed by Maoists in Chhattisgarh. The anti-landmine vehicle was carrying the personnel of 212 battalion of CRPF, was blown up in IED blast. The incident occurred near Palodi in Sukma district. One Maoist also succumbed to injuries in the cross-fire, say sources. The incident has occurred barely ten days after 10 Naxalites were gunned down in an encounter in Bijapur.
A former domestic help, who owed about Rs 2 lakh to the victims, has been held for murder of an elderly couple in Awadhpuri locality of city. The accused Raju, who is husband of another ex-domestic help whom the victims raised from childhood, also stole gold bangles and chain after the dastardly murders. Bodies of GK Nair who retired from Air Force and his government nurse wife were found with throats slit on Friday.
Paras Saklecha, a former independent legislator who was the first person to have raised the issue of Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh Assembly, has joined Congress. Saklecha was also Mayor of Ratlam in the past. Apart from activists, Saklecha has been a prominent personality who has constitently taken on the Shivraj govt over Vyapam scam.