Civic Power and the People

" A hundred years ago, a mass meeting convened in Johannesburg, South Africa, by Mohandas Gandhi, an Indian lawyer outraged by a new law requiring Indians to carry registration cards.  During a long campaign of…

Editor arrested for article on Narendra Modi

August 30, 2006 | Agencies | Daily News & Analysis (DNA)AHMEDABAD: The editor of a Gujarati eveninger published from Surat was arrested on charges of defamation and using abusive language in his editorial.“The editor was…

Periyar statue issue: 2 Sena men arrested

Thursday August 31 2006 10:18 ISTDINDIGUL: A special team of the Dindigul police arrested two persons, including the Shiv Sena district secretary, on Tuesday night for allegedly smearing sandalwood paste on the statue of Periyar…

895 people ill after consuming prasad in Orissa

IANS, Wednesday, August 30, 2006  BHUBANESWAR: At least 895 people, including 200 children, have taken ill after consuming prasad after prayers to Hindu god Ganesh in their school in Orissa's Mayurbhanj district, an official said…