Army involved in custodial death, says Gogoi

Guwahati: The Assam government yesterday blamed the army for the custodial death of a villager this month that led to widespread public protests and police firing killing nine people last week. The clashes erupted in…

Marad Commission to submit report on Feb 20

Kozhikode: The Marad Judicial Commission, which probed the communal riots that claimed nine lives at Marad beach in the district in May 2003, will submit its report to the government on February 20. The two…

'Cartoons reflect Europe's Islamophobia'

After Hamas's electoral triumph, Palestinians are in the news again, with thousands of them demonstrating against Denmark and European countries for publishing cartoons that they say depicts the Prophet Muhammad in an unfavourable light. Last week armed Palestinian groups briefly surrounded…

Jail Inmates Were Stripped to Deter Riots

About 100 had only blankets for covering, a practice the Sheriff's Department defends. Beds were not secured, a violation of guidelines.By Megan Garvey and Stuart Pfeifer, Times Staff Writers More than 100 inmates at a…

Stalin museum is 'an insult to millions sent…

Andrew Osborn / London Independent | February 18 2006 The imminent opening of a museum devoted to Josef Stalin has stirred outrage among relatives of the millions he persecuted and has prompted claims that Stalinism…

Death of boy: KGMCTA denies report

THIRUVANATHAPURAM: The Kerala Government Medical College Teachers Association (KGMCTA) on Friday claimed that the death of a boy, Shyam, at the Medical College Hospital here was not due to the administration of wrong medicine. A…

India finds deadly bird flu virus

India finds deadly bird flu virus India has detected its first cases of the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain in western Maharashtra state. Dr HK Pradhan of High Security Animal Disease Laboratory said tests had…

Bant Singh's struggle for justice

Bant Singh, a dalit  agriculture labour leader  with AIALA  was  attacked on 5 january whereafter both his upper limbs and one of his  lower limb has been chopped off . The only remaining foot also has  gangrene and…