Arrest lawyers: Moninder's son

CNN-IBN, January 26, 2007Noida: The Uttar Pradesh Police have registered a criminal case in connection with the assault on Moninder Singh Pandher and Surendra Koli, prime accused in the Nithari serial killings case.On Thursday, a…

Nobody

Across the Palk Straits By Kuldip Nayar No school bus stops here to pick up children. No postman comes here to deliver the mail. Not even a curious visitor turns up to know anything about…

World Leprosy Day: Ending The Stigma Of Leprosy

On Monday January 29, in conjunction with World Leprosy Day (January 28), Global Appeal 2007 will be launched "to end stigma and discrimination against people affected by leprosy".* Leprosy is among the world's oldest diseases.…

The ULFA: Assam's Hindu terrorists

By Amulya Ganguli, [RxPG ] India has had the misfortune of experiencing Sikh, Muslim and Hindu terrorism. The Sikh insurgency, inspired by the concept of an independent Khalistan, has died down after a decade of…

11 Die in Gujarat Tribal School Building Collapse

Saturday January 27, 2007NEW DELHI (AP) - At least 11 schoolgirls were killed and another 14 injured when a school building in the western Indian state of Gujarat collapsed, news reports said.The accident took place…

"Missing boy" film not shown in Gujarat

Sat Jan 27, 2007AHMEDABAD (Reuters) - "Parzania", a new film based on brutal 2002 riots in Gujarat, is not being shown in the state, where the killing left nearly 2,500 mainly Muslims dead, with rightwing…

Author Delves Into India's Underworld

By MARCUS WOHLSEN, Associated Press WriterSaturday, January 27, 2007Baby-faced author Vikram Chandra, in brown V-neck sweater and sipping a skimmed latte, does not immediately strike you as a guy who has spent most of the…

Jews have no place in Pak bureaucracy

Asian News International, Islamabad, January 26, 2007  In 2003, there were ten Jewish civil servants in the Pakistani bureaucracy. Today, there are none as per the official 2006 census. According to the12th census of civil…