44 years in oblivion for a minor crime!

 2/15/2006 3:40:34 / Source ::: IANS Lucknow: In yet another case of justice gone awry, a man arrested in 1961 has finally emerged from a mental asylum after four long decades, putting his family and…

US agents hunt for Al Qaeda in India

Aziz Haniffa in Washington, DC | rediff.com.  February 14, 2006 17:18 IST Clandestine American intelligence operatives have been working in deep cover within the Indian territory to help track down al Qaeda operatives and other…

FORCING A CHANGE

The suggestions of the new committee on police reform will remain a dead letter unless the states implement them, writes Tarunabh Khaitan Policing in India is still organized largely on the basis of a 145-year…

Israel excludes Palestinians from fertile valley

Residents forced to leave area as farmers lose jobs / Permit system seen as bid to annex West Bank land Israel has effectively annexed the Jordan Valley - about a third of the occupied West…

How the FBI Spied on Edward Said

The FBI has a long, ignoble tradition of monitoring and harassing America's top intellectuals. While people ranging from Albert Einstein, William Carlos Williams to Martin Luther King have been subjected to FBI surveillance, there remains…

The UN denounces the use of torture at…

Five experts of the UN human rights commission accuse the United States, in an upcoming report of which Le Monde has obtained a copy, of acts " equivalent to torture", of "arbitrary detention", as well…

Jailed Keralite in Saudi to be freed this…

Kollam: Naushad, a jailed Keralite in Saudi Arabia on charges of partially blinding a Saudi national is set to be released from prison this week. Puthan Vettil Abdul Latif Naushad’s impending release follows his being…

AASU activists go on rampage during bandh

GUWAHATI, FEB 14  (PTI) : Activits of the All Assam Students' Union today went on the rampage, assaulting senior railway officials, setting ablaze vehicles and pelting stones at buildings during the 12-hour state-wide bandh called…