Death penalty to swamy for rape, murder

Karnataka  High Court on Friday confirmed the death penalty awarded to Bandhu, a self-styled swamy, for murdering a 12-year-old after raping her. A division bench comprising Justice S R Bannurmath and Justice N Ananda confirmed…

250 tribal families denied facilities: HC

DH News Service Bangalore: The State government has not provided necessary facilities to the 250 tribal families who have been shifted out of Nagarahole National Park, said a committee appointed by the Karnataka High Court.…

New Diocese in India Is 100% Dalit

Bishop-elect Poised to Help the Poor BUXAR, India, FEB. 3, 2006 (Zenit.org).- Two features are striking in the new Indian diocese of Buxar: All the faithful are "untouchables" and, consequently, the essence of pastoral activity…

Orders reserved in Kanchi Acharya case

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court will pass orders on February 7, on a petition challenging a Tamil Nadu Government Order appointing Special and Additional Special Public Prosecutors to handle the Sankararaman murder case trial in…

Christian leaders' plea to YSR

HYDERABAD: A delegation of Christian leaders met Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy here on Friday seeking protection to lives and properties of Christians in Nizamabad area from "some fundamentalist groups". The leaders said terror…

Bajrang rampage at Bhojshala

ASI compromise flouted: Activists stone cops, block Muslim worshippersMILIND GHATWAI, Indian Express, DHAR, FEBRUARY 3 Chaos reigned in Dhar today as the Hindu Jagran Manch occupied the Bhojshala premises, stoned the police when they tried…

Anti-Modi mail: arrest decried

NEW DELHI: Eminent personalities on Friday condemned the manner in which a young professional Omar Farooque, who sent hate mail to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, was arrested in the capital and detained by the…