A closed petrol pump station at Ring road at IP Estate in New Delhi. Around 400 fuel stations in the national capital began a 24-hour shutdown to press the Delhi government to slash value-added tax (VAT) on the key transport fuels to cut their losses.
Bishop Mulakkal was arrested on September 21 after three days of questioning and on September 24, he was sent to two weeks of judicial custody by judge M Lekshmi of Pala Judicial Magisterial Court. read more
Heavy rains lashed parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh killing six people and blocking roads, officials said on Monday. Many roads including several national highways have been blocked due to landslides across the state. The tourist town of Manali has been cut off after an overflowing Beas river submerged roads after torrential rain during the last 24 hours.
Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who is accused of raping a Kerala nun, is among the most powerful Christians in Punjab. Wooed by political parties across the board, the 54-year-old bishop commands great spiritual influence over Catholic Christians... read more
Mullakkal repeatedly pleaded his innocence, telling his interrogators that he had not gone to Kerala’s Kuravilangad convent on the days when the nun has accused him of assaulting her, officials aware of the developments said. read more
The much-awaited clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan is set to take place at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai on Wednesday. While India’s stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma has said that the team is ready for the challenge, Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed believes that his boys need to bring out their best game against the arch-rivals.
The Bishop had been summoned in connection with the probe into allegations of rape by a nun amid mounting pressure for action against him and continuing protests by Missionaries of Jesus nuns and officials of various churches for the past 10 days in... read more