2 held for killing teenager

New Delhi , Dec 14

Two persons have been arrested for stabbing a teenager to death and injuring two of his family members over a scuffle, police said on Wednesday.

Provide arm licenses to rape victims, says MP minister

Bhopal , Dec 14

Madhya Pradesh Women and Child Development Minister Archana Chitnis on Wednesday called for arms licenses to be issued to rape and molestation victims on a priority basis to "increase their morale".

SC allows relaxation of ban on pet-coke and furnace oil

New Delhi , Dec 13

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the Central government to relax its notification banning the use of pet-coke and furnace oil in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan as it permitted pet coke to be used an an ingredient by the cement and lime industry.

Interim bail for Kannada editor on health ground

Bengaluru , Dec 13

A local court on Wednesday granted interim bail, on health grounds, to jailed Kannada tabloid editor Ravi Belagere, arrested for allegedly hiring a gunman to kill his ex-colleague Sunil Heggaravalli in "Hai Bengaluru" weekly paper.

EC must order FIR against PM for his speech at Ficci: Congress

New Delhi , Dec 13

Following the Election Commission notice to Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi for allegedly violating the model poll code, the Congress on Wednesday asked the poll panel to take action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech at at Ficci on eve of Gujarat polls' second phase.