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Ajit Mahanta’s death in Army custody (or rather the dumping of his body in Assam Medical College in Dibrugarh on 5 February, a day after he was taken away) triggered an upsurge of anger against…

Google rejects Justice Dept. bid for search info

Sat Feb 18, 2006 7:24 AM IST SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc. on Friday formally rejected the U.S. Justice Department's subpoena of data from the Web search leader, arguing the demand violated the privacy…

Convicted for harassing SC girl

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chandran, 56, a native of Kottukal in the district, who was found guilty of kidnapping and raping a 16-year-old girl belonging to the Scheduled Caste community, has been sentenced to a total of 15…

Concern over corruption

Statesman News Service BHUBANESWAR, Feb. 17. — A clerk posted at the office of deputy director mines, at Joda in Keonjhar district, is said to have amassed assets to the tune of Rs 57 lakh…

PM plans to seek public opinion on J&K

Statesman News Service NEW DELHI, Feb. 17. — The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, today held a meeting with the separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief, Mr Yaseen Malik, assuring him that the…

Man held for replying to Modi's email

Thursday, February 16, 2006 (New Delhi): Thirty-two-year-old Omar Siddique has landed himself in jail for replying to an email apparently coming from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The Gujarat government insists that the mail wasn't…

CBA 2006-INDIA: Local Media Needs More Local Content

Friday: February 17, 2006 Delegates at the 26th Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) in New Delhi India have been told not to allow their audiences be influenced by “overseas” media. The challenge came from the General…