Publisher of book 'Haqeequat' arrested

JAIPUR, MAR 16 (PTI) Samuel Thomas, allegedly involved in a conspiracy to publish a controversial book 'Haqeequat' which has certain references against Hindu and Jain deities, was today arrested in NOIDA on the outskirts of…

Human rights approach deepens democracy: Gujral

"Mature democracies" should work towards this COLOMBO: Deepening of democracies in a "politically backward" South Asia was critical to protection of minorities' human rights, a forum of eminent citizens of the region said here on…

Large spending in the social sector pays off…

Garimella Subramaniam, The Hindu, 16 March 2006 No corruption in public institutions, says Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen CHENNAI: Finland is the global leader in competitiveness for the fourth time in the past five years, ahead…

It's holi at this Dargah in A'bad!

[ Tuesday, March 14, 2006 11:45:16 pmTIMES NEWS NETWORK ]  AHMEDABAD: This Holi, a dargah in Ahmedabad will be illuminated by an electricity line borrowed from a Hindu house, thereby strengthening a 70-year-old ‘connection' between…

Juvenile crippled by Gujarat police

Sachin Dave, [ Thursday, March 16, 2006 08:45:19 pmTIMES NEWS NETWORK ]  AHMEDABAD: Life for Ravi Bodke, 17, a resident of Khokhra, has done a complete turnaround, for the worse. He can only look back…

Shocking expose

 Ever since Justice N. Venkatachala, retired judge of the Supreme Court, took over as the Lok Ayukta of Karnataka, he has put the fear of God into corrupt public servants . So much so, he…