Disappearances increase in Asia, Amnesty says

Wed Aug 30, 2006 ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Several hundred people in Pakistan have disappeared, apparently taken into detention in connection with the war on terrorism, human rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday.So called enforced…

The 'Vinayaka Chaturthi' Festival and Hindutva in Tamil…

C J Fullerr, Economic and Political Weekly, May 12, 2001Hindu Munnani March, Ganesh(a): Pillaiyar (Tamil), Vinayakar (Telegu). The principal annual festival of ‘Vinayaka’ or ‘Ganesha’ falls on the fourth day of the bright fortnight of…

Binu Murder : Life for six, Other Six…

Kozhikode, 1 Sept 2006Kozhikode: Six National Development Front (NDF) activists were awarded life imprisonment in the Eethullathil Binu murder case on Friday. Binu, 22, a Communist Party of India (Marxist) worker, was hacked to death…