Atrocities at Singur, West Bengal, India

AHRC Release A matter of rights of the dispossessedAs many as 60 villagers, including women and minor girls, were arrested by the police on 2 December 2006 from Singur under Hooghly district of West Bengal.…

The Legacy Of Babri Masjid

By Farzana Versey06 December, 2006, Countercurrents.org Babri Masjid on Dec 6, 1992I have got a new father. He died before I was born. He died before my mother was born. He died before my grandmother…

Kerala Muslims : Forward Slowly

[ Note : This is an extracted version from the cover story of  Front Line Magazine, "Lesser Citizens"] FORWARD, SLOWLY By R.Krishnakumar in Thiruvananthapuram, The Front  Line Magazine , Dec 2006   RAMESH KURUP IN…

Richest 2% own 'half the wealth' of the…

5 December 2006,Fascism in Action The richest 2% of adults in the world own more than half of global household wealth according to a path-breaking study released today by the Helsinki-based World Institute for Development…

Dalit unrest in Maharashtra upsets PM, Sonia

6 Dec, 2006 IANSNEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi are "extremely upset" over the Dalit killings in Maharashtra and the violence last week in Mumbai and elsewhere, party sources say.…

Shibu Soren gets life sentence

Dec 5, 2006NEW DELHI: Marking a milestone for the rule of law in India, a Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced Shibu Soren to life imprisonment for conspiring to murder his private secretary in 1994 following…

Poor response for Sangh Parivar's Datta Jayanthi fete

Tuesday December 5 2006, NewIndPress.COMCHIKMAGALUR: Datta Jayanthi ended peacefully, but on a lacklustre note, at the cave shrine of Bababudangiri-Datta Peeta near here on Monday.Devotees failed to turn up in expected numbers.Bajrang Dal leaders put…