Prime land for a song

  MUMBAI: Guess what Richardson & Cruddas pays for a 1064.39 square metre plot at Byculla? All of 69 paise as annual lease rent. What’s more, the lease expired in 1992.   This is just…

GenX Kashmiri Pandits take on militants

LANGAITE-KUPWARA: It has been 17 years since Vikas Kumar last saw snow. Though Kashmiri by birth, Vikas was just five years old when his ancestral house in Kupwara was burnt down by militants and the…

Guns from North sell like hot cakes in…

SURAT/AHMEDABAD: Gujarat could be seeing a fatal trend on the rise: youths turning trigger happy with illegal possession of firearms, mostly procured from Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Last Monday, a computer engineering student, Dhruval…

Modi resumes Hindutva chant

SUBIR (DANGS): "Aa laut ke aaja mere meet, tujhe mere geet bulati hai..," this soulful Mukesh number was no Valentine Day ballad, but Morari Bapu's chant asking tribal converts to return to the Hindu fold.…

Funds for Dalits cut in MP State plan

Manish Dixit, Bhopal, February 9, 2006 FOR A party that won more than 90 per cent seats reserved for the Scheduled Castes and Tribes in the last assembly election, BJP’s ‘ingratitude’ to the Dalit class…