Tribal torture caught on film

Ranchi, April 25: A documentary on tribals in Orissa was screened here today to depict the alleged inhuman treatment meted out to them over the centuries.Titled Kalinga-Tata Land Mines and Adivasi, the film is about…

Villagers thrash Dalits, try to attack police

Saturday April 29 2006 15:09 ISTSANGAREDDY: Villagers of Annasagar in Andol mandal in Medak district have thrashed some dalits of the same village on the suspicion that they were practising ‘banamti’.The villagers also tried to…

14 exemptions for labour fines in U.A..E

By Diaa Hadid, Gulf News Reporter Dubai: The Labour Minister in a new Ministerial decision listed 14 exemptions to the Cabinet decision on fines regarding labour permits.The decision, signed on April 26 and distributed on Monday…

India rebels 'kill 13 villagers

Suspected Maoist rebels have killed 13 villagers kidnapped earlier this week in central India, police have said.Two of the hostages in the state of Chattisgarh were killed on Friday and 11 more on Saturday, police…

Strike called on fake surrender

Source: The Sangai ExpressImphal, April 29: As a part of protest movement against surrender drama allegedly stage managed by Assam Rifles by luring five innocent youths with false promises of providing jobs and demanding unconditional…

India : the Suicide Fields

Fri, 28 Apr 2006In India, government policies lead to terrible toll in rural suicides, spurred by market reformsSummary:You will be surprised in the budgetary provision, not more than 2 percent has been allocated for agriculture,…

Poll time prayers

Statesman News ServiceKOLKATA, April 25: In a country where religion is a deeply personal matter, prayers are rarely offered aloud. However, with elections round the corner, things are changing ~ literally.Whether politicians will get the…