Living in fear

PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI, in Bhopal, Front Line Magazine, Volume 23 - Issue 12 :: Jun. 17-30, 2006Attacks on the Christian community have registered a sharp increase in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh in recent times. FEAR has gripped…

Double digit growth in the number of wealthy…

MERRILL LYNCH AND CAPGEMINI REPORT DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH IN THE NUMBER OF WEALTHY INDIVIDUALS IN INDIA WORLD WEALTH REPORTS High Net Worth Wealth Grows Strongly at Over 8%, Surpassing $30 trillion in 2004, according to Merrill…

In strike

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, JUNE 20:Desperate for an image makeover but shying clearly off Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee-model solutions, the Left Government in Kerala today declared that it would banish, but not ban, hartals from both the state’s sunrise sectors—IT…

Indians tail monkey man for healing powers!

Kolkata, June 20: Thousands of people are flocking to an impoverished village in West Bengal to worship a man they believe possesses divine powers because he climbs up trees in seconds, gobbles up bananas and…

Army Vice Chief apologises for remark

New Delhi, June 20: Four days after his remarks on women officers stirred a hornet's nest, Vice Chief of the Army Lt Gen S Pattabhiraman tenderded an apology saying he had 'personal commitment and healthy…

Muslim leaders urge unity

Badawi has urged Muslims to end all sectarian conflict  Leaders from Malaysia and Indonesia have said the Muslim world must settle internal divisions before it can tackle problems of conflict and poverty. At an international conference…