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Saudi diplomat accused of rape withdrawn from India

Saudi diplomat accused of rape withdrawn from India

Saudi Arabia has withdrawn the diplomat accused of repeatedly raping and torturing two Nepali maids working at his home near New Delhi, ending an awkward diplomatic incident for India. The case had caught India between Saudi Arabia, one of its largest oil suppliers, and Nepal, a small neighbour where it is battling with China for

Two Indians kidnapped in Libya

New Delhi Two more Indians are suspected to have been kidnapped in Libya, taking to four the number of Indian nationals being held hostage in the war-ravaged North African nation. The ministry of external affairs in New Delhi said in a statement that the two Indians—from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh—were kidnapped from Ibn-e-Sina in Sirte

PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India campaign and his upcoming Silicon Valley visit.

A group of intellectuals and economists have come out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India campaign and his upcoming Silicon Valley visit, which is being opposed by a section of US academicians who contend that the programme will be used for “dubious” purposes like curbing civil liberties in India. Launching a counter

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