A man refused a late-night drink at a tony hot spot pulls out a gun and fires it twice. The first bullet goes into the ceiling. The second kills the woman behind the bar. It's not much of a murder, as one report put it, by the standards of an increasingly lawless town. Except that the alleged killer was the son of a former cabinet minister, his victim was a onetime model, the bar was in the most stylish shopping complex in the city, and the murderer waltzed away in front of... More >>>
By AP/Wide World
The "sullen multitude" got an eyeful: Bina Ramani (center) comforting a friend of the late Jessica Lal.