Mumbai Cops bust one more sex.com

Social Service Branch traps a call girl who had posted her profile on escortblue.com and arrest her in the lobby of Bawa Continental at JuhuAn aspiring television actress and two pimps were arrested from Hotel…

80-year-old woman raped, murdered in Noida,

July 02, 2006, IANS NOIDA: An 80-year-old woman was raped and murdered on Sunday by one of her neighbours here, an area adjoining the national capital, police said.The woman was sleeping when Manbir, a labourer,…

omen and whites not wanted at Sabari Mala

Renuka Narayanan, Hindustan Times July 1, 2006It's harder than one expects, to make sense of Sabari Mala’s ban on women (I’ve been there twice, as a pre-teen).On principle, why should women be banned from Sabari…

Curb Communalism to Protect Peace and Harmony

The issue that poses the most serious challenge to Indian Muslims viz. communalism, which more often than not takes the severity of fascism, makes important headlines in the vernacular Urdu press. This week also this…

Akshardham case: Three sentenced to death

Rohit Bhan, NDTV.COMSaturday, July 1, 2006 (Ahmedabad):A special POTA court inside the high security Sabarmati prison has sentenced three people to death for the attack on the Akshardham temple in 2002.While pronouncing the judgement, Judge…

Sleaze Threatens Neo-Christian Sects In Kerala

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India (UCAN), July 1, 2006Some recent cases involving Pentecostal pastors in Kerala state underscore concerns other Christians here have about neo-Christian sects.On June 28, police in the southern state registered a case against three…

Furore over film actor's temple entry

Gilvester, NDTV.COMSaturday, July 1, 2006 (Thiruvananthpuram): Malayalam film actress Meera Jasmine has claimed that she entered the Hindu Rajarajeshwara temple in north Kerala. Jasmine says even though she is a Christian she was allowed inside…