Agra hotel rating scrapped after tourist harassment

New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the alleged attempt to molest a foreign tourist at the Hotel Agra Mahal in the Taj city, Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi Tuesday ordered the suspension of its three-star rating.

The tourism ministry has also issued a showcause notice to the hotel asking it why its license should not be cancelled, the ministry said in a statement late Tuesday evening.