Maoists set ablaze five buses in Chhattisgarh

Sunday, May 21, 2006, PTI RAIPUR: Maoist rebels set ablaze five passenger buses on Sunday in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region during a general strike called by them.The cadres of the left wing extremists outfit, CPI-Maoist, also…

Dalit workers continue to face prejudice

Radhika BordiaSunday, May 21, 2006 (Mumbai):In urban India, which is driving the anti-reservation protests, the move is to break down old caste prejudices.But even today, in India's biggest cities, the men and women who enter…

SC says pension benefits are like right to…

Sunday May 21 2006, UNINEW DELHI: In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court has held that pension is not a bounty, but deferred salary, and is akin to the right to property.A bench comprising Justice…

Minorities split in UP, Jawad snubs Bukhari

Jawad snubs BukhariHT Correspondent, Lucknow, May 20PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC Front chairman and prominent Shia cleric Maulana Kalbe Jawad on Saturday rejected Delhi Jama Masjid Imam Ahmad Bukhari’s demand to wind up the organisation. The PDF has…

Dr. Udit Raj's to visit to London cancelled…

Dalit Leader’s visit to London cancelled after arrestSun, 2006-05-21 01:52London, 21 May, (Asiantribune.com): One of India’s important Dalit leader Dr. Udit Raj visit to London was cancelled as he was arrested on 17 May on…

Babulal Marandi's secular transformation baffles all

By Indo Asian News ServiceRanchi, May 21 (IANS) From being a champion of Hindutva to emerging as an ardent admirer of Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed, former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi's sudden transformation is…

Da Vinci CodeI: CSF threatens countrywide protests

Sunday May 21 2006 MUMBAI: The Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) has threatened to launch massive countrywide protests once again if the film ‘‘The Da Vinci Code’’ is released without the disclaimer mandated by the Government.CSF…