Teacher jailed for beating up student

PATNA: A schoolteacher was arrested and sent to jail in the Bihar capital for mercilessly beating an eight-year-old student who had allegedly stolen the money of his classmate, police said. Police arrested Neeraj Kumar Singh,…

Crowley says minority rights must be protected

US Congressman Joseph Crowley yesterday said the Bangladesh government must protect the rights of the minorities to uphold democracy in the country. "In the homework of democracy, the duty of the majority is to protect…

Manmohan Singh

NEW YORK: While Prime Minister Manmohan Singh emerges as a United States ally, his youngest daughter, 36-year-old American Civil Liberties Union staff attorney Amrit Singh is a prominent Bush critic.   ‘Ms Singh's dogged pursuit…