A first-year student at the iconic Visva-Bharati University in Shantiniketan in West Bengal has alleged that three senior students forced her to strip, photographed her and then threatened to post the pictures on the internet if she did not pay them money.
Stepping up efforts to prevent accidents at unmanned level crossings, Northern Railway has deployed 85 personnel known as "Gate Mitras" to educate road users at vulnerable rail crossings in Delhi Division.
In a chilling incident that casts a long shadow on Mumbai's reputation as a city safe for women, a 33-year-old social activist was stripped nude and beaten up till she fell unconscious by two alleged land grabbers on a busy street in Malwani.
Police in Mumbai have arrested four people alleged to have siphoned off money from accounts held in multiple banks, mostly state-owned, in the latest scandal involving public sector lenders in Asia's third-largest economy.
Glittering decorations on roads and bylanes, rows of fairy lights, magnificent patriotic and social themes and an infectious religious fervour mark the start of the annual 11-day Ganeshotsav festival that begins in Mumbai on Friday.