A publicity stunt for a restaurant here in which over a hundred half-naked foreigners dressed as Spartans delivered lunches for the office-goers went horribly wrong, with the police taking them into custody for "affecting public order".
A day after the Orissa
government sought a report on the alleged "misuse" of children
in anti-Posco agitation, authorities in Jagatsinghpur district on Tuesday said kids were motivated to join the stir by their
The situation was on Tuesday tense but under control in parts of western UP hit by farmers` unrest over land acquisition as police released sketches of 24 trouble-makers who incited violence in Agra and maintained a strict vigil.
The indefinite fast in protest
against inadequate power supply in Bihar`s Bhojpur district was called off Thursday following assurance by the authorities, while three persons were detained in Gopalganj.
Battling allegations of corruption, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday extended support to social activist Anna Hazare, who is on an indefinite fast demanding a comprehensive Jan Lokpal Bill.