The 11 girls were allegedly threatened with dismissal from school unless they brought their parents along the next day. On Friday, four of them killed themselves by jumping into a well in the village..
Torrential rains lashed Mumbai for the second time in weeks on Tuesday, flooding low-lying areas and paralysing rail, road and air traffic in the country's financial hub. Schools and colleges have been shut today. The Met office has predicted more rain in the next 24 hours. Flight operations remained affected at Mumbai airport; a total of 56 flights have been diverted as the main runway is not yet operational.