Fresh probe into Bhagalpur riots

Statesman News ServicePATNA, Feb. 24. —– Call it sheer coincidence or a well thought-out move, but on a day when the railway minister Mr Lalu Prasad earned nation-wide applause for presenting a populist railway budget…

Judicial commission to probe Bhagalpur riots

PATNA, FEB 24 (PTI) In a move that could have political ramifications for the Lalu Prasad Yadav-led RJD, the NDA government in Bihar announced institution of a judicial commission to probe afresh the Bhagalpur communal…

CBI to probe bribery charge against engineer

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to take over the investigation into the allegation of bribery levelled against A.K. Surendran, Environmental Engineer, Kerala State Pollution Control Board…

Afghan Police Killed in Ambush

Kabul, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Four Afghan Policemen died and one official wounded were the toll of an ambush on a patrolling Police car by Taliban rebels. A military source reported the attack in Gereshk,…

US Human Rights Report More Lies: Venez

Caracas, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan Ombudsman German Mundarain called the latest annual US human rights report a political maneuver filled with lies disguised as human rights. The official warned that the US State Department…

Activists hail convictions

Press Trust of India MUMBAI, Feb. 24. — Human rights activists today hailed the convictions in the high-profile Best Bakery case, saying that the verdict in the re-trial has vindicated their standpoint that the Gujarat…