New Delhi, October 14: We at Latestly.com welcome you on a live blog that will bring breaking news from India and around the world. The focus will remain on elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana and Mizoram, and the #MeToo campaign in which several high-profile people have been accused of sexual harassment and misconduct. A war of words between the BJP and the Congress over the Rafale deal will also be covered.
In a #MeToo related development, actress Kate Sharma filed a complaint against director Subhash Ghai for sexual misconduct. Kate alleged that Ghai asked her to give him a massage and later forcibly tried to kiss her. Reacting to #MeToo cases, BJP leader Kirron Kher said Vishakha guidelines must be followed in every institution. The government has decided to set up a panel of judges for public hearing of these cases.
Fuel rates continued to rise on Sunday with petrol being sold at Rs 82.72 per litre in Delhi after an increase of 0.6 paise. Diesel price was hiked to Rs 75.38 after 0.19 paise increase. In Mumbai, the price of petrol has touched Rs 88.18 per litre and diesel costs Rs 79.02 per litre. Similar trends were witnessed in Chennai, where the prices of petrol and diesel were hiked by Rs 85. 99 per litre and Rs 79. 71 per litre respectively.
In Kolkata, petrol is being sold at Rs 84. 54 per litre, while diesel has reached Rs 77.23-mark. A steep hike has been witnessed in the fuel prices since the past few months.