SC/ST grants for higher studies get CCEA nod

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 19: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today approved a fellowship scheme for providing financial help to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students wanting to pursue higher studies. Read More

India failed to evolve human rights philosophy

HT Correspondent, Varanasi, January 18                  “INDIA’S UNSATISFACTORY performance in the field of human rights, both at the philosophical and practical levels, is a matter of concern,” said Prof DP Verma,…

Tribals losing interest in Hindu festivals

SNS, PARALAKHEMUNDI, Jan. 18. — Makara Sankranti used to be celebrated with much pomp and grandeur amongst the tribals in the district but over the years, the celebrations have actually become a low key affair.…

Concern over personalised attack against Brinda Karat

NEW DELHI: Over 150 scholars, academicians, artists, health practitioners and social activists on Wednesday came out in support of Rajya Sabha member Brinda Karat in her ongoing war of words with yoga guru Ramdev over…

Christian group & bajrang dal trade charges

SNS,, BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 18. The Global Council of Indian Christians and the Bajrang Dal traded charges at separately held press conferences here today with each accusing the other on the issue of conversions. Mr Sajan…

Christian group & bajrang dal trade charges

SNS,, BHUBANESWAR, Jan. 18. The Global Council of Indian Christians and the Bajrang Dal traded charges at separately held press conferences here today with each accusing the other on the issue of conversions. Mr Sajan…

I'm Indian, says jailed Pakistani woman

January 19, 2006 (Jaipur): A Muslim woman Najma Parveen, who has been in a Jaipur jail as a Pakistani national for the past four years, now claims she is an Indian. Najma says she and…