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.
Locals had started protesting on Saturday, raising slogans against the state government and demanding action against the train’s driver, a day after the accident in Amritsar. Police said locals are sitting on railway tracks and do not want to leave. read more
Gang-raped as a teenager, Sohaila Abdulali first wrote about her experience in Manushi magazine in 1983. Her new book examines what we think about rape. In this exclusive excerpt she writes of how every survivor imagines she has suffered less than other... read more
Officials privy to the matter claimed that the victim had come to the city to lodge a complaint of fraud on the pretext of getting her photoshoot done to help her enter the Punjabi film industry. read more