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Sushma Swaraj asks Indian envoy to rescue Karnataka nurse pushed into slavery in Saudi Arabia

HYDERABAD: A family of three children in Karnataka can now hope that their mother trafficked and sold to a Saudi kafil will soon return home to India as union external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has taken note of the plight of the ...

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Indian nurse from Karnataka trafficked and pushed into slavery in Saudi Arabia

HYDERABAD: A kafil in Saudi Arabia is holding Jacintha Mendonca – an Indian nurse from Karnataka – to ransom and is demanding 24,000 Saudi Riyals (Rs 4.32 lakh) to let her go free; even as the agent in Mangalore who illegally trafficked her to ...

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BJP member arrested in Thrissur for printing fake currency notes

Rakesh, a BJP youth wing worker, was arrested in connection with fake currency printing on Thursday. Fake currency worth ₹1.37 lakh and printing machines were seized from his house at Anchamparuthy, near Mathilakam, in Kerala. A case was also registered ...

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A year after Swathi murder, concerns loom over women’s safety

Commuters say CCTV cameras can act as a powerful deterrent and their absence at many railway stations in the city makes them feel unsafe A year has gone by since the gruesome murder of Infosys techie Swathi at Nungambakkam railway ...

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Tribal youth held in theft case dies in ‘police custody’ in Telangana’s Zaheerabad

In yet another incident of alleged custodial death, a tribal youth, Jadhav Jaipal alias Jai Singh (30), died at the Zaheerabad police station in Sangareddy district on Thursday. Jadhav was arrested in a two-wheeler theft case. On Wednesday night he ...

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