• In Madhya Pradesh, the death toll in Hussain Tekri stampeded incident has risen to 12 .
  • The incident of occured late last night in a religious place Hussain Tekri, near Javra in Ratlam district during the observance of Chehallum tradition.
  • Thousands of people had gathered during the Chehallum that is observed in the memory of martyrs of Karbala . Ratlam Collector R K Sharma has ordered a magisterial probe into the mishap.
  • Expressing deep grief over the incident, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced an ex-gratia of one lakh rupees each to the next of kin of those killed.