Orissa: Banned outfits to move HC

Sampad Mahapatra, NDTV.COMSaturday, June 10, 2006 (Bhubaneswar):The Orissa state cabinet has banned the CPI-Maoist and seven other organizations believed to be linked to them under the Criminal Law Amendment Act.The decision is believed to have…

Praful Bidwai : Risk of Hardline Anti-Naxal Policy

By Praful Bidwai, June 8, 2006, Nav Hind TimesThe Chhattisgarh government is about to launch a massive military operation against the Naxalites with more than a dozen Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) battalions under the…

Bangaru faces chargesheet in Tehelka sting

Sunetra Choudhury/Sam Daniel/Sudhi Ranjan Sen, NDTV.COMSaturday, July 8, 2006 (New Delhi/Chennai):The CBI is soon likely to chargesheet former BJP president Bangaru Laxman in the Tehelka case.NDTV has learnt that it was actually his former secretary…

Kerala weavers produce wonder fabric

Gilvester Assary, June 9, 2006, NDTV.COM (Balaramapuram): Handloom Weavers Development Society in Kerala's Balaramapuram is catching international attention for its ayurvedic textiles - known as Ayurvastra.Now the society has established an Ayurvastra Centre at a…

J&K sets up cabinet panel on human rights

July 08, 2006 PTI SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday constituted a three-member cabinet sub-committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Muzaffar Hussain Baig to monitor the implementation of recommendations of the state human…

Lord Pashupatinath

IANS, Friday, July 07, 2006  KATHMANDU: Less than a week after it asked the royal family to submit details of their properties, Nepal’s parliament will now investigate the wealth of an even greater power -…