Muslim Puzzle : Harbans Mukhia

The  Muslim question, never out of sight in the Indian context, has again been brought centrestage by the Sachar committee. It is time to look at some of the commonplace assumptions about how the Muslims…

Thousands protest for rights over India's forests

29 Nov 2006 Source: ReutersBy Nita BhallaNEW DELHI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Thousands of India's poorest and most marginalised people living in forests gathered in the heart of New Delhi on Wednesday demanding rights over…

Baby dies in West Bengal lock-up

The Statesman, KOLKATA, Nov. 29 : The death of a baby in a lock-up generated tension in the Jagacha area of Howrah District this morning. An inquiry into the tragedy began after the police had…

Briton stoned to death in India

dpa German Press AgencyWednesday November 29, 2006New Delhi- Police in India's northern state of Himachal Pradesh have found the body of a British male who is suspected to have been stoned to death, officials said…

Indian Prisoners in Pak Jail

PIB Release  India and Pakistan have released many prisoners in the last three years. In 2003, India released 20 Pakistani civilian prisoners and 93 fishermen while Pakistan released 38 Indian civilian prisoners and 623 fishermen.…

'Chest pain best ploy for jailed politicians'

Megha Suri & Neha Lalchandani30 Nov, 2006, TIMES NEWS NETWORK NEW DELHI: Union coal minister Shibu Soren is not the only one who "fell ill" on the way to prison. Jail officials say that this…