Several former and serving officials of Jammu and Kashmir revenue department along with six others were booked for alleged fraud, forgery and illegal mutation of the state land, by crime branch on Saturday.
A law student famous in Spain for conning his way into King Felipe's swearing-in reception and other official events was arrested on Friday after leaving a restaurant without paying the bill, police said.
Six persons, including the then Sub-Divisional Magistrate of Jansath Dinesh Saxena, have been booked for allegedly giving illegal lease of government land at Lukaheri village here, police said on Thursday.
A Chinese investigative journalist who wrote reports critical of a state-controlled construction equipment maker has been sentenced to prison after being found guilty of defamation and bribery, according to state media on Friday.
A British World Cup ticketing executive who allegedly took part in a scam to sell millions of dollars` worth of fraudulent tickets was ordered to be released from prison yesterday while awaiting trial in Brazil.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah led several thousand demonstrators through Kabul today, upping the stakes in his protest against alleged election fraud that has triggered a political crisis.
Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday defended himself against electoral fraud allegations that have tipped the country into a political crisis, saying that all ballots cast for him were legitimate.