EC rejects BJP plea against 12 HP MLAs…

S S Negi and R. Suryamurthy, Tribune News Service, New Delhi, May 25In a big relief to Virbhadra Singh government in Himachal Pradesh, the Election Commission has rejected a petition by the BJP seeking disqualification…

Karnataka BJP on the verge of split

Karnataka BJP seeks action against rebel MPIANS, 26 May, 2006 Bangalore: The Karnataka unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday sought disciplinary action against the party's rebel MP Basanagouda Patil Yatnal for revolting against…

Dawood – Chotta Rajan Bhai Bhai Now!

Underworld detente: Like old times againJ Dey, Hindustan Times, Mumbai, May 27, 2006The news from Dongri, gangster Dawood Ibrahim's stronghold, is that a major regrouping in Mumbai's underworld is on the cards. It seems the…

'Art of Living' Guru echoes 'Living for Upper…

 Quota will only divide the country: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar 26 May, 2006, PTI New Delhi: Making common cause with the medicos agitating against increased quota in higher educational institutions, new age Guru Sri Sri…

Deaf ear to India's pleas on AWB corruption…

By Leonie Wood, May 26, 2006, The Age.COM.au AN OFFICIAL request for help by Indian police investigating AWB's possible involvement in an Indian corruption scandal was never referred to the Australian Federal Police, Justice Minister Chris…