Responding to the murder of a journalist in Araria district, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on August 18, termed the incident 'unfortunate'. Speaking to reporters, the Bihar CM said, "It is a very unfortunate incident. How can someone kill a person this way? I have asked the officials to inquire into it." Notably, in a shocking incident, a Dainik Jagran journalist was shot dead in Arari district, Bihar.
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In view of the recent floor, sinking incident at Baleshwar Temple in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, the concerned officials ordered for survey of all stepwells and borewells. Notably, on Ram Navami, a tragic incident occurred at the temple, killing 36 people and leaving many injured, when the floor of the temple sank. Reacting to the tragedy, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ordered a probe and announced Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia.
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In Uttar Pradesh's Ballia, a Sub Inspector, accused of taking a bribe of Rs 20,000 was suspended, on September 4. Dinesh Sharma, the suspended officer who was posted as Sonadhi Police outpost in charge, allegedly asked for a bribe in an audio clip to withdraw a case against an accused. Furthermore, a case has been registered and a detailed investigation has been ordered against Dinesh Sharma.
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