Fight for your human rights

‘xpress News Service, SAS Nagar, January 29: All India Human Rights Watch, an NGO, today organised its seventh annual seminar at the community hall, Phase-I. The chief guest at the seminar was Justice N.C. Jain,…

Disparities Sharpen as GDP Grows

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 (IPS) - That the first, second and third worlds coexist within India has long been known. A new academic report corroborates this but also speaks of a 'fourth world' left behind…

Hindutva ruled states pay lowest wages in India

Govt claims on poverty reduction fall flat GANDHINAGAR: The average daily wage paid to the unskilled casual worker in Gujarat is one of the lowest in India both in rural and urban areas. The tall…

Gold jewelry is an essential part of Indian…

Gold Fever The soaring price of the yellow stuff isn't stopping Indians from indulging an old obsession. Plus: you can't wear stocks and bonds.Sunday, Jan. 08, 2006 The shop floor of NAC Jewellers, a store…

Muslim group asks radio host to apologize

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- A Muslim civil liberties group demanded an apology Thursday from the host of a Los Angeles-area radio show for making fun of a stampede that killed hundreds of Muslims during an…

Muslim leaders urge respect for Hamas victory

Leaders from key Muslim countries on Thursday asked the world to respect the electoral victory of Hamas and to wait and see whether the group will change in power. "If the people of Palestine have…

Collector bans Kakkoor `kalavayal' bull race

KOCHI: Ernakulam District Collector Mohammed Hanish on Sunday banned the Kakkoor Kalavayal (bull race) this year. In a petition submitted to the District Collector, Kerala ParistitiSamrakshana Samithy and Muvattupuzha-based NGO Daya had demanded the banning…

Modi drops charges against Siddiqui

Modi drops charges against SiddiquiSunday, January 29, 2006 (Ahmedabad): After coming under severe criticism, the Narendra Modi government has backtracked and dropped all charges against Delhi resident Omar Farooq Siddiqui.The Delhi School of Economics graduate…