In an act of sheer desperation, a 50-year-old man died after he accidentally consumed some acid stored in a beer bottle at Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city, police said on Wednesday.
Madhya Pradesh police have registered a case against 64 foreign nationals linked to the Delhi congregation of Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat, which is the largest cluster of coronavirus cases in the country.
Fourteen more persons, including two women doctors, tested positive for coronavirus in Bhopal today, taking the number of COVID-19 patients in the state capital to 112 and overall tally in Madhya Pradesh to 453, a health official said.
As they work almost 24/7 with coronavirus patients, two doctors in Bhopal have each moved into a space that is cramped, uncomfortable and barely enough for one. Their temporary "apartment" also has wheels.
With at least 40 of the 85 coronavirus cases in Bhopal reported within the Madhya Pradesh health department, senior government officials in the state have found themselves under scrutiny over allegations that they sidestepped rules framed to check the spread of the disease.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited a girls' hostel in Bhopal on Monday and enquired about the well-being of its inmates in view of the lockdown in force due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Making the collapse of the government in Madhya Pradesh all but certain, state assembly speaker Narmada Prasad Prajapati late Thursday night accepted the resignations of the remaining 16 rebel Congress MLAs who have been in Bengaluru since March 9.
Dozens of workers of the ruling Congress were detained on Wednesday for trying to force their way into the offices of the BJP in Bhopal despite a ban on large gatherings in the Madhya Pradesh capital. The Congress activists clashed with their BJP counterparts forcing the police to use batons.
A day after he joined the BJP, posters of Jyotiraditya Scindia in Bhopal - put up by the BJP - were removed by the city's municipal body.
A woman guest lecturer shaved off her head in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh on International Women's Day demanding regularisation of her college job.
A boat overturned during a water sports activity at a Indian Police Services (IPS) officers' meet at Boat Club in the Upper Lake area of Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city on Thursday, an official said.
A person was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to rape a 4-year-old girl in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal.
At least nine people were injured when a portion of overbridge collapsed this morning at Bhopal Junction railway station.
A 20-year-old man who entered the aircraft parking bay at Bhopal airport and allegedly damaged a helicopter has been detained. After damaging the nose cone of the helicopter, the man sat down in front of a SpiceJet plane that was spooling its engines for take-off, the police said.
A 24-year old Dalit man, who was set on fire in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar city last week, died at a hospital in New Delhi today morning, police said.