Include specific Muslim groups among SCs: report

Neena Vyas, 1 Dec 2006They have been denied benefits of reservationNEW DELHI: The Sachar Committee report has suggested that it will be "most appropriate" to absorb the lowest category `arzal' Muslims, suffering maximum social deprivations,…

HRW Documents Repression In Kashmir

By Parwini Zora & Daniel Woreck01 December 2006, World Socialist Web A recent report by the US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) documents the systematic human rights abuses carried out by the Indian security forces in…

CBI files graft cases against four of its…

1 Dec, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORKNEW DELHI: As part of its drive to deal with corruption in its ranks, the CBI on Thursday carried out searches at 11 places across three cities after registering a…

Data from armed forces not used, says Sachar

The Hindu, 1 Dec 2006# Innocuous purpose is to know if Muslims are under-represented# Approach positive, not divisiveNEW DELHI: Acting on a Defence Ministry request, the Prime Minister's High Level Committee under Justice Rajinder Sachar…

Amarinder releases "Encyclopaedia of the Sikh Literature"

Punjab Newsline Network Thursday, 30 November 2006CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh released the first volume of the "Encyclopaedia of the Sikh Literature", the English version of "Gurushabad Ratankar Mahan Kosh" by Bhai Kahan…

Guru Nanak visited Turkey, claims Sikh scholar

A MONUMENT IN ISTANBUL MENTIONS THE NAME OF THE FIRST SIKH GURU IN ARABIC-PERSIAN SCRIPTGurmukh Singh, ExpressIndia Toronto, November 30: DID Guru Nanak almost reach Europe during his religious missions (udasis)? There has been mention…