Day: September 12, 2018

India faces protests over rising fuel prices

open view web desk NEW DELHI — Roads were empty, businesses were closed and schools shut down Monday in parts of India, as opposition politicians looking toward elections called for a nationwide strike over rising fuel prices. While the strike caused barely a ripple in many cities, protesters […]

5 killed by toxic fumes while cleaning septic tank in Delhi

open view web desk NEW DELHI — India’s government has ordered a probe into the deaths of five men asphyxiated by toxic fumes while cleaning a septic tank at a housing complex in New Delhi, an official said Monday. Minister of Labor Gopal Rai has asked for the […]

Extradition case of Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya in UK court

  open view web desk LONDON— Indian entrepreneur Vijay Mallya, once a leading figure among India’s business elite, has resumed his long-running fight against extradition to India on money laundering allegations. Mallya’s lawyer, Clare Montgomery, said in Westminster Magistrates Court Wednesday that the charges presented by the Indian […]

Suspected militants open fire on police personnel on J&K highway

open view web desk Jammu, Sep 12: Suspected militants opened fire on police personnel on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway here on Wednesday, an official said. No casualties have been reported in the incident that took place on the outskirts of Jammu city. Police personnel, posted at a check post […]

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