Three killed in Hindu rioting in Indian state

Thu Nov 30, 2006 By Krittivas MukherjeeMUMBAI (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in western India on Thursday when thousands of low-caste Hindus attacked police, torched trains and forced shops to shut after…

1 in every 32 American adults

7M in U.S. jails, on probation or paroleBy KASIE HUNT, Associated PressWASHINGTON - A record 7 million people — or one in every 32 American adults — were behind bars, on probation or on parole…

Hindutva fascists attack Christian Convent in Mysore

Attack on convent staff The Hindu, Dec1, 2006 VHP, Bajrang Dal activists blamed     — PHOTO: M.A. SRIRAM REGISTERING THEIR PROTEST: Teachers and students of Avila Convent in Mysore staging a demonstration against the attack…

CBI files fifth chargesheet in Tehelka expose

30 Nov, 2006 PTI NEW DELHI: The CBI on Thursday filed its fifth chargesheet against two former army officials for allegedly accepting a bribe from representatives of the Tehelka web portal posing as representatives of…

Mob kills Dalit youth in Mumbai

Mob kills Dalit in NasikMid Day , Mumbai, November 30, 2006Nasik: A Dalit youth was beaten to death by an angry mob yesterday evening after they found him pelting stones at vehicles, police said.Twenty three-year-old…

TV responsible for Mumbai violence: R R Patil

BS Reporter / Mumbai November 30, 2006Refusing to accept that it was the failure of the state goverment machinery to anticipate the violent reaction by the Dalit population over the desecration of the statue of…