New Delhi, October 13: Hello and welcome at Latestly.com where we will bring to you latest breaking news from India and around the world. Our focus will remain on politics as urban local body elections are underway in Jammu and Kashmir and campaigns are gaining momentum in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Chhattisgarh. The #MeToo movement will also be covered extensively.
Fuel rates continue to surge on Saturday after prices of petrol and diesel were hiked yet again. Petrol is being sold at Rs 82.66 per litre in Delhi and diesel costs Rs 75.19 per litre. In Mumbai, a litre of petrol costs Rs 88.12 and diesel Rs 78.82. While polling is underway in Jammu and Kashmir for the third phase of urban local body elections, two encounters were also reported from the state.
An encounter was underway between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama’s Bubgand. One terrorist has been gunned down in the gunfight. In Baramulla, a policeman, Javid Ahmed, lost his life in an attack by terrorists at Warpora in the outskirts of Sopore last night. In Pakistan, Imran Ali, who was convicted in the rape and murder case of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur in Punjab province, will be hanged on October 17.