Maoists kill four tribals in Chhattisgarh

[ Friday, March 24, 2006 11:01:26 amIANS ] RAIPUR: Maoists in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh killed four tribals who were part of the Salwa Judum (Peace Mission), a government-backed campaign against the Leftist rebels. "Rebels…

Tracing the Sri Lanka-Kerala link

PK Balachandran, Hindusta Times, March 23, 2006 When one looks at Sri Lanka's historical links with India, the focus is almost exclusively on those with Tamil Nadu and places in Gangetic North India in which…

American Muslims gaining a foothold in politics

By Jill Lawrence, USA TODAYTEANECK, N.J. — The mayor of nearby Prospect Park is a 30-year-old high school business teacher with a young son. He was a volunteer firefighter at 18 and has been active…

Geelani reiterates demand for self-determination

Mujaffar Raina, Indian Express, Friday, March 24, 2006 at 0331 hours IST Srinagar, March 23: Days after Pakistan President Parvez Musharraf met J&K’s mainstream political leaders, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani today said…

Probe ordered into land deal involving Vakkom

Friday March 24 2006 11:29 IST THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Lok Ayukta on Thursday ordered a probe into the alleged irregularities in a land deal involving the family members of Finance Minister Vakkom Purushothaman. A Division Bench…