Arrest dalit 'rapist', says saffron brigade

Jaideep Hardikar, DNAINDIA.COMMonday, November 13, 2006 Many in Bhandara city are seeing this as a move to counter the protests over the Kherlanji massacreCountering dalit outbursts in the aftermath of the Kherlanji massacre, the saffron…

The Story of Zafar Sareshwala : From riches…

Neelesh MisraHindustanTimes.com  Mumbai, November 8, 2006 For decades, Zafar Sareshwala’s affluent Gujarati Muslim family had distributed lakhs of rupees to the poor in Islam-mandated zaqat donations. In the first week of March 2002, he became eligible…

India recieved $ 23 billion in 2005 -2006…

Remittances to India may be made easierMAHUA VENKATESH, Financial ExpressNovember 09, 2006 NEW DELHI, NOV 8:  The finance ministry may review the current ceiling on inbound remittances as part of a move to bring about…

The American Caste System

ProggressiveU.ORG Hindu culture recognizes four Varna, or social divisions. Varna should not be confused with caste, which is the job one performs within their Varna. At the top of the Varna system are the Brahmin,…

Rabid dog bites four at Delhi airport, paper…

November 13, 2006The Guardian A rabid dog attacked four people during a three-hour chase around New Delhi airport on Saturday, according to a report in the Times of India. The screams of the first victim…

Sex life of call center workers fascinates India

By Jonathan AllenReuters, November 13, 2006; BANGALORE (Reuters) - The archbishop of Bangalore does not think the city's legions of call center workers are going straight to hell.But he, like many in conservative India, is…

Sanitised epidemic : Vikram Bedi

Why is this famous ghost, ‘civic sense’, so starkly absent? Is it not because of our casteist ideas of personal and familial purity, never mind the hygiene of the wider, shared public space?Vikram Bedi Delhi,…