The Biggest Stories Of October 9, 2018

PUBLISHED ON: October 9, 2018 | Duration: 18 min, 53 sec

  
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Lieutenant General Zameer Uddin Shah, the man who led the army in tackling 2002 Gujarat riots, said soldiers lost a crucial day waiting at an airfield for transport and other logistical support from the state government; In the mushrooming #MeToo movement, Union Minister and former editor MJ Akbar has been accused of sexual harassment by 3 women journalists even as his boss Sushma Swaraj ducks questions about taking actions against him; After writer and showrunner Vinta Nanda accused actor Alok Nath of rape, Film Body promises her full support and advised her to file a formal complaint; 29 people have tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur where a central team is monitoring the situation, which is the largest in India so far; A court in Chennai dismisses police plea for judicial custody for journalist Nakkheeran Gopal for an alleged defamatory article. All this and more on the news wrap of the day.
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