Old woman, grandson killed in exorcism rite

Muzaffarnagar, Aug. 26 (PTI): A 60-year-old woman and her grandson were allegedly killed in an exorcism rite that sought to cure an unidentified illness the entire family was suffering from at a village here, a…

Court orders Jama Masjid repair

Aug 26, 2006NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to immediately start repair works at the historic Jama Masjid here in the Capital.A Division Bench of the…

India's Fascist Right See Bush as Their Lost…

By PRATYUSH CHANDRAAugust 5 / 6, 2006, CounterPunch.ORG, Weekend Edition A drill parade of Hindu Militants The chameleon character of Indian fascism does not allow us to rely on its views except on its consistent…

AHRC seeks support for rights activists

Source: The Sangai ExpressImphal, Aug 25: With the Human Rights Alert apprising the Asian Human Rights Commission on the arrest of TIPS general secretary L Umakanta and publicity secretary Y Langamba alias Thabi, the latter…

Nepal to jettison king as head of state

Saturday, August 26th, 2006Kathmandu - Four months after he was unseated as head of the government, Nepal’s King Gyanendra is now to be discarded as head of state as well with the upcoming constitution giving…

My biggest ally is the Indian Constitution: Anand…

Saturday, August 26, 2006, DNA INDIA.COMIt took 10 years and a bit of help from the Supreme Court, but celebrated documentary filmmaker Anand Patwardhan finally managed to get clearance for his film Father, Son and…