Top Stories 11 am, Feb 24: Harassed on V-Day, man commits suicide; Indian shot dead by American; Rahul Gandhi still not mature, says Sheila Dikshit

From Indian shot dead by American who yelled 'get out of my country' at him to Sheila Dixit says, Rahul Gandhi still not mature, needs more time, here are the top stories of the day by 11 am.

Kerala: Harassed and filmed on Valentine’s day, man commits suicide
A 24-year-old man who was harassed on Valentine day by a group of local vigilantes for allegedly indulging in vulgar behaviour at a public space, was found hanging outside his house in Kerala’s Palakkad. Aneesh and his lady friend were assaulted and harassed on February 14 near Azheekkal beach in Kollam by a group of five men.The miscreants not only browbeat them but also videotaped their shaming. Read More

Indian shot dead by American who yelled ‘get out of my country’ at him
An Indian was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday night in Kansas after an American man opened fire on them after allegedly yelling “get out of my country” slurs at them. The local police are calling it a case of “possible hate crime”.While 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla, working at the Garmin headquarters in Olathe, was killed in the shooting, another Indian and his colleague Alok Madasani was critically injured and is battling for life at a local hospital. Read More.

Rahul Gandhi still not mature, needs more time: Sheila Dikshit on Congress decline
Former Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit said that party vice-president Rahul Gandhi is not mature and needs more time to adjust to the changing narrative of Indian politics. Mrs. Dikhsit was responding to questions over Congress playing peripheral role in several states despite aggressive campaigning by Rahul Gandhi.She also expressed hope that Rahul will take over the reins of the party by the end of this year. Read More