Peaceful polling in Shahdol, Nepanagar by-polls

Bhopal: An estimated voter turnout of 64.71 per cent was recorded in the by-election to the Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency while 71.25 per cent voting was recorded in the by-poll to Nepanagar Assembly seat, in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. The by-polls at the two places, both reserved for Scheduled Tribes category, assume significance as they were held after the Centre’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. In Shahdol Lok Sabha constituency, 62.71 …

Burglar commits suicide in bank

Satna: A 22-year-old youth broke into a bank at Bela village in the district, but allegedly committed suicide after local residents raised an alarm and gathered outside the bank to catch hold of him, police said today. The youth, Dharmendra Singh Patel, cut open the shutter of Allahabad Bank’s branch office in the village last night. The bank is located on the ground floor of a two-storey building, Rampur Baghelan police station Inspector Animesh Dwivedi …