Not only India's cleanest Madhya Pradesh's Indore also has the cleanest air in the country. As per the Swachh Vayu Survekshan 2023 Clean Air Survey conducted by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Indore secured the first position, closely pursued by Agra (Uttar Pradesh) and Thane (Maharashtra) among cities with a million-plus… read-more
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In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, Vimukta Sharma (54) woman principal of BM College of Pharmacy, was critically injured after an ex-student allegedly poured petrol on her and set her ablaze. The incident occurred on February 20, when ex-student Ashutosh Shrivastava (24) set ablaze her over marksheet issue. The victim suffered serious 80% burn injuries and is said to be in a critical condition at hospital.
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In Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, a 50-year-old owner of a Madrasa has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl student, informed police on October 10. The two sons of the accused have also been booked after they allegedly assaulted the girl’s kin who went to complain about the matter. According to the complaint, the accused called the victim to a separate room and touched her inappropriately.
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In Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, seven factory workers consumed poison during a protest against delay in disbursal of salaries. Sub-Inspector Ajay Singh Kushwaha informed that after the factory workers consumed an unknown poisonous substance, they were rushed to the government-run MY hospital, where they are currently out of danger. A preliminary investigation revealed that their salaries had not been paid since past two months.
A bomb went off in Berchha area of Mhow in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, on August 14. The incident has left a 12-year-old dead and 15 others injured. The incident occurred when Vaibhav, a 12-year-old boy hurled a bomb, which is used in the Army's Berchha firing range, into a crowd, following an internal conflict. Further details on the matter is awaited.
Indore achieved a new world record for creating a human chain Indian map on August 13. The biggest human chain creating India's map to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav honoring 75 years of independence of India was recorded in the World Book of Records. The event was organized by Divya Shaktipeeth's social institution "Jwala." and over 5000 school children, social workers, and other individuals joined together to construct the map.
In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, a medical College student died by way of suicide in college hostel, on July 24. The deceased was a student of Anaesthesia (third year), and died due to overdose of drugs. According to Indore Police Inspector Manisha Darani, the student left a suicide note, and further investigation is underway. However, as of now, what drove her to such an extreme step, is yet to be determined.
In Madhya Pradesh's Indore, a minor rape survivor killed her two-month old baby, due to poverty, confirmed police on June 6. They arrested the accused who confessed to her crime. The Add DCP Rajesh Vyas said "A few days ago, a minor girl was raped after which she gave birth to a child. She was irked by the child." The police registered a case and an investigation is underway.
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A flying squad of the women and child development department on Indore, intervened and rescued two minor girls from getting married, on April 21. After which, the girls alleged that their father "tortured" them and forced them to get married. According to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, accused under this statute can be sentenced to undergo rigourous Imprisonment of up to two years and a Rs 1 lakh fine.
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Indore Municipal Corporation's (IMC) garden officer Chetan Patil on March 17, informed that out of 900 trees that will be cut, 10% of it include neem and peepal, which will be uprooted and transplanted somewhere else with a special technique. The road stretches around 5 km from Bhankarwaun crossing to Tejaji Nagar on the Indore-Khandwa road. Other trees being wild species, cannot be uprooted elsewhere, he added.
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