Major Events and Top News Headlines of 24 July 2009:
- After vegetables, the common man now has to bear sky-rocketing prices of pulses in the national capital. Even the simple dal-roti is now beyond the common man’s reach as the prices of pulses have risen to their highest levels in the last couple of weeks.
- Mumbai on Friday safely scraped past its second consecutive high tide in two days without much damage. The city was struck by a 5.05-metre high tide at three minutes past 2 pm. It was higher than Thursday’s tide of 5.01 metres.
- The molestation of a woman in the Bihar capital on Thursday has snowballed into a major row with the opposition parties taking potshots at each other.
- The public thrashing and stripping of a woman by a group of men on a busy Patna street on Thursday has left MPs outraged and shocked the nation.