Gutka Ban Comes into Effect in Gujarat

Gujarat and Delhi governments have slapped a comprehensive ban on the sale of gutka to contain the risk of youngsters falling prey to cancer. Sep 12, 2012

Aseem Trivedi Arrest for Sedition Cartoon Sparks Twitter Battle

Anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi is yet another cartoonist who faced the wrath of law for allegedly insulting the constitution and the national symbol. Commoners in particular have refused to buy the argument that his works were offensive and flayed authorities for clamping the freedom of expression. Sep 10, 2012

Saudi Man Executed for Torturing Wife with Cigarette Butts and Iron Before Killing Her

A man in Saudi on Thursday was executed for torturing and strangling his wife to death, according to Saudi Gazette. Majed Abdulrahman Saleh Obeid, of Saudi nationality, was convicted for strangling his wife Noorah Muhammad Saad Al-Qabili after allegedly torturing her for a long time, the Interior Ministry said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency. Sep 8, 2012