New Delhi, Sept. 12 (PTI): Virgin Atlantic cancelled a Delhi-London flight today without informing passengers, leaving hundreds stranded and angry at the airport.
The passengers were told after reaching the airport that their 1.15pm flight would be 16 hours late. The travellers yelled at the Virgin staff for their alleged rudeness. Some passengers vowed on Twitter not to take a Virgin flight again.
Mumbai (PTI): Poverty cannot be a reason to show leniency towards a rape accused, Bombay High Court has said. The minimum punishment is seven years rigorous imprisonment and a judge can give a lesser sentence only for adequate and special reasons.
New Delhi (PTI): Thirty-six countries from across Asia, Africa and eastern Europe will send their middle and senior-level auditors to learn about performance audits from the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Burdwan: A Trinamul Congress worker was killed in a clash with CPM activists over the control of turf in a village in Burdwans Ketugram on Sunday. Surhak Mirza, 52, was escaping through a paddy field when a bomb hit him, killing him on the spot. Seven policemen were injured when a bomb was hurled at a jeep. Another of their colleagues is missing since the attack.
Malappuram (PTI): A sub-inspector was shot dead by an accused in a woman harassment case when the policeman went to Mujib Rahmans house to execute an arrest warrant. Mujib fired from point blank range on Vijayakrishnan and escaped, the police said.
Firozabad (PTI): A 55-year-old man was killed allegedly by his son Shilesh after the man tried to stop him from consuming liquor, police have said. Shilesh attacked Ninnu Singh with a spade and went home to tell his family about the killing before fleeing.