The founder of Saravana Bhavan chain of South Indian restaurant P. Rajagopal, who surrendered last week to serve a life term for a murder committed decades back, died here on Thursday morning in a private hospital, police said.
A minor girl was allegedly gang raped in a forest in Odisha's Sundergarh district and a video of the crime was also made which has gone viral on social media, police said on Tuesday.
A man has given triple talaq to his wife within 24 hour of getting married here in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.
"The government is not bothered about us. They come to us only for votes. After that we are forgotten," she said.
Locals had gathered for a religious event inside the tent when the incident occurred, Niraj Mishra, sub-divisional magistrate of Barmer district, told Reuters by phone.
Often described as “floating gold,” it is used for manufacturing expensive perfumes, cosmetics, oils, and some use it for superstitious beliefs that it attracts wealth in a short time.
A spokesperson for the Consulate General of India (CGI) said the employer detained the girls and forced them as dancers.
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged the government to ensure stringent punishment for crimes against women and said the new Modi government's main objective was to build a secure nation.
An 80-year-old woman was stabbed to death by a robber in her house here early on Saturday but her relatives managed to capture the assailant, who has been arrested, police said.