Woman arrested for trading in turtles

New Delhi | April 19, 2006 5:15:29 AM ISTA 60-year-old woman has been arrested here on charges of trading in endangered turtles, police said Tuesday. Delhi police recovered 89 turtles from Om Pati, who was…

UN torture panel presses US on detainees

Tue Apr 18, 2006 4:27pm ET GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations committee against torture has demanded that the United States provide more information about its treatment of prisoners at home and foreign terrorism suspects…

Indian terrorised by dogs, threatened by US agents

18-04-2006 Toronto, Associated Press: Akhil Sachdeva, an accountant from India who emigrated to Canada, still wonders why he was seized at gunpoint by US agents and held for months with hundreds of foreigners in the…

Blunt message from shrapnels

Syeda Hameed, Indian Express, April 17, 2006Jama Masjid blast tears apart the simplistic theory that all acts of terrorism are linked and connectedBeyond the fact of its splendour and beauty, there are two reasons why…

Set up protection cells: Dalit rights fora

Legal Correspondent, Hindu Daily Notice to Centre, States, SC, ST Commission # Victims not allowed to make complaints # FIRs rarely filed # Set up special courts in every district New Delhi: The Supreme Court…