'Malegaon' In Hubli

(A Karnataka dacoit with links to a radical Hindu rightwing group has confessed to having carried out the Hubli district court bombing of May10, 2008.The blast took place as the first phase of polling for…

HIV prevalence up in low-risk states

THE National AIDS Control Organisation’s (NACO’s) latest sentinel survey and estimation figures indicate a decline in adult HIV prevalence in India, from 0.37% in 2006 to 0.34% in 2007. Overall, the number of people with…

More than 40% of the world’s child marriages…

NEW DELHI: Indian women aren’t spacing their children well. An average Indian woman delivers her second baby within 31 months of giving birth to her first child and this is adversely affecting mothers’ health and…

Two minor girls married off to frogs

PUDUCHERRY: In a bizarre ritual, two minor girls, both seven, from the remote Pallipudupet village in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district were married off to frogs on Friday night. The ceremony, an annual feature during the…

Custodial death of Tutul Seikh, West Bengal

Alleged extrajudicial killing/ Lack of an effective investigation/ Risk of impunityThe International Secretariat of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) requests your URGENT intervention in the following situation in India. Read More

Karavali Ale Editor B V Sitaram Arrested in…

The police on Sunday arrested the director and chairman of Chitra Publications Pvt. Ltd. B.V. Seetaram near Karkala in Udupi district in connection with an old case.Seetharam told The Hindu that he was travelling from…