Indore

Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot’s daughter Yogita succumbs to COVID-19

Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot’s daughter Yogita Solanki on Monday succumbed to COVID-19 at Madhya Pradesh’s Indore. She was 44. She is survived by her husband, who works in the health department, and two children—a 23-year-old daughter and a 20-year-old son. Solanki’s viral infection was detected about a fortnight ago and she was availing treatment...

SC grants interim bail to stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui

The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui. The 29-year-old stand-up comedian has been behind bars for over a month for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods and Goddesses during a show at a café in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore. The apex court also sought a reply from the Madhya Pradesh government on...

Rahat Indori no more

Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori on Tuesday breathed his last leaving behind a rich heritage of his literary works that both the young and the old can equally relate to. Rahat Indori, who is known for his sarcasm and deep meaningful couplets, died of a heart attack. He was admitted to Indore’s Aurobindo Hospital where...

Businessman wanted in over 45 cases nabbed from Gujarat

A businessman wanted in over 45 cases was arrested by the Indore crime branch officials from Gujarat on Sunday. The crime branch team was on the lookout for Jitu Soni for almost seven months. Soni was carrying a reward of Rs 1.6 lakh. Jitu Soni was wanted in several cases like human trafficking, fraud, abduction,...

6 coronavirus patients, 2 suspects escape from isolation facility set-up in a hotel

Eight people, including six coronavirus patients and two suspects, escaped from an isolation facility set up at a hotel in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore city, police said on Thursday. Three of the COVID-19 patients were later traced and hospitalised. “Eight people, in the age group of 40 to 60 years, escaped from the isolation centre set...

Another doctor who tested positive for coronavirus 3 days ago dies in hospital

A doctor, who tested positive for coronavirus, died Friday morning in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore, the second such case in as many days. The deceased, Dr Om Prakash Chauhan, a general physician, ran a private clinic in Indore’s Marimata Chauraha area and had tested positive for the virus three days ago. He was admitted in Aurobindo...

Sexagenarian doctor dies due to coronavirus, infection source yet to be traced

A 62-year-old doctor, who had tested positive for coronavirus, died in Indore on Thursday, taking the death toll due to COVID-19 in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh to 22, an official said. Indore’s chief medical and health officer (CMHO), Dr Praveen Jadia, said that the victim, who was a general physician, breathed his last at...
Health workers deployed for combating coronavirus attacked by unruly mob in Indore

Health workers deployed for combating coronavirus attacked by unruly mob in Indore

Madhya Pradesh healthcare workers and civic officials were attacked by a mob of angry locals in an Indore neighbourhood on Wednesday, as they visited the area to screen residents for signs of novel coronavirus infection. Two women doctors were injured in the attack and had to be rescued by police. The shocking attack came two...