India's reservation policy unfair: NCDHR

NDTV, Sudhi Ranjan Sen. November 12, 2006 (New Delhi):India's affirmative action is being questioned again. But this time, it's the pro-reservation lobby and they are saying that India's current reservation policy is unfair.In fact, the…

I am a Dalit, How are you?

160 million people in India are born outside the four castes of the Hindu  Caste (Varna) system - the oldest surviving social hierarchy of the world. They are called the "untouchables" or Dalits.They themselves have…

Mandela, Gates most admired leaders, Bush at the…

11 Nov, 2006 AFP OTTAWA: Civil rights luminary Nelson Mandela and software billionaire Bill Gates are the world's most esteemed leaders, while US President George W Bush and Iranian and North Korean leaders rank at…

Prez's immunity not unlimited?

Dhananjay Mahapatra11 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK NEW DELHI: Does the immunity from legal proceedings that the President enjoys under the Constitution extend to cover his role as visitor of a Central university?This question has…

CPIM – Naxal alliance win JNU poll by…

Indo-Asian News ServiceNew Delhi, November 11, 2006               The students' wings of two Left parties on Saturday swept all the four top posts in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Students' Union, with an…

Sensitive papers found from Kalra

Vishwa Mohan11 Nov, 2006 TIMES NEWS NETWORK  NEW DELHI: CBI Sources on Friday said five of the seven against whom FIRs may be filed soon in the Navy warrom leak case, belong to the Navy,…

Quota benefits valid post reconversion: HC

Friday, November 10, 2006 (Chennai):In a significant order, the Madras High Court has ruled that a Dalit born to Hindu parents, who had converted to Christianity, on reconversion to Hinduism, is entitled to quota benefits…