Thursday, 7 July, 2022

Topic: Indore

5 dead, 11 injured as fire breaks out in building in Indore

A short circuit in the electric metre ignited the fire which engulfed the vehicles in the parking of the residential complex before taking an awful turn.

‘Introvert’, ‘very religious’: Family of Sulli Deals accused say he’s trapped in a conspiracy

Aumkareshwar Thakur’s father says his son barely left the house, and he had made the app, ‘there will be others who taught him’.

Safe waste disposal, street sweeping at night: Take a look at how Indore became ‘cleanest city’

ThePrint brings you pictures from Indore which retained the 'cleanest city' tag for the fifth consecutive year.

These are the secrets to Indore’s 5-year ‘cleanest city’ streak. And it’s not rocket science

Indore is Madhya Pradesh’s largest and most populated city. A responsible & responsive public, and an army of 'safai mitras', are key allies in this city's successful cleanliness drive.

84 days, 5 court dates, no bail hearing: How case diary has held up Indore bangle-seller case

Tasleem Ali, who was allegedly thrashed for selling bangles to women by ‘posing’ as a Hindu, has been in jail since 23 August. Procedural delays have hit 5 bail hearing dates in MP HC.

Juvenile Justice Act ‘inadequate’, allows delinquents to commit heinous offences, says MP HC

Denying bail to a boy accused in a rape case, the court said pains to observe that the Legislature has still not learnt any lesson from the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder.

How Indore transgenders are helping govt tackle vaccine hesitancy, one door at a time

It all began in May, when Sandhya Gharvi, an Indore-based transgender activist, began noticing that not many members of the community had been vaccinated yet.

Black fungus found in brains of at least 15% patients admitted in Maharaja Yeshwantrao Hospital

While most of these patients had a ‘small size infection’ in their brains, four had to go undergo major brain surgery to prevent the spread of infection, Dr Gupta said.

Political hate has engulfed everyone on internet — Munawar Faruqui on safe jokes & jail trauma

In an interview, Munawar Faruqui talks about his time in jail and its impact on him. He spent over one month in an Indore jail for allegedly cracking indecent jokes.

Indore DM ‘apologises to god’ after homeless people are driven out of city, abandoned

The episode comes as the administration of Indore, adjudged India's cleanest city four times in a row, tries to keep it neat with eye on topping Swachh Survekshan 2021.

On Camera


Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.