The Brutal Punishments For Being Born Female

A study of young, female murder victims in the U.S. found that homicide was the second leading cause of death for girls 15 to 18, and that 78 percent of all the homicide victims in…

A clear mandate – courtesy of Karl Rove…

Robert L. Borosage, The Huffington PostIt's clear that Democrats will make significant gains today, even before votes counted. Against the forbidding advantages of incumbency, money, machinery, mobilization and the presidential bully pulpit, the minority party…

Kunhalikutty emerges stronger in Muslim League

Tuesday, November 07, 2006Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader P.K. Kunhalikutty was Tuesday asked to take the party forward, marking his re-emergence as a key figure again following a downslide after his alleged involvement in…

Jailed legislator's father is Jharkhand minister

Wednesday, November 08, 2006Hemendra Shahi, father of jailed legislator Bhanu Pratap Shahi, was Tuesday evening inducted in Jharkhand's cabinet.Hemendra Shahi was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Syed Sibte Razi.The new minister,…

RSS Run Schools: Indoctrinating In Sectarianism

By Ram Puniyani07 November, 2006, Countercurrents.orgRSS run schools are coming under a scanner, with MHRD minister contemplating action against them (Oct 2006). In last three decades thousands of schools of different variety have mushroomed, Ekal…

SIMI may act under changed name

India ENewsTuesday, November 07, 2006Under attack for allegedly promoting militancy, the outlawed Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) is contemplating re-emerging under new names, according to high-level police sources.The new SIMI may take shape as…