BHOPAL - Former Madhya Pradesh lawmaker and Congress leader Prakash Raghuwansi Sunday alleged a scam in a scheme for allotting flats to MPs and legislators in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled state.
LUCKNOW - The National Commission for Scheduled Castes Sunday rejected the Uttar Pradesh government's claims of bringing down incidents of violence against Dalits, terming them "baseless and misleading".
PANAJI - Women's rights groups in Goa are opposing the sale of liquor close to the venue of the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here.
KARACHI - The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has demanded suo moto action by Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry against people involved in the Saifur Rehman audio-tape issue, Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Information and Archives, Sharmila Farooqi, has said.
LONDON - Veteran actor Sean Connery and his wife Micheline Roquebrune are among 26 people who have been ordered by a Spanish court to deposit a combined bond of $82 million as part of an ongoing property fraud and money laundering probe.