In a daring daylight robbery, two armed motorcycle-borne assailants escaped with over Rs 19 lakh from a cash van on Friday after shooting at one of the bank staff who had come to refill an ATM in west Delhi, police said.
The Imam Barkati saga took an ugly turn today when he tried to lead Friday namaz at 1 pm at the Tipu Sultan Masjid in Kolkata but was heckled and pushed out by angry people who said there will be no politics in the masjid, only prayers. The deputy imam, Hafez Harun Rashim, finally led the prayers.
Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra today accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of money-laundering and said that was the main reason he had opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's notes ban. Mr Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has rubbished the charge, calling it another example of the BJP using Mr Mishra to spread lies.