Women’s Rights in India: Marriage at Gunpoint

Official statistics show that rape is the fastest growing crime in India compared to murder, robbery and kidnapping.  Every 60 minutes, two women are raped in this country, according to India’s National Crime Records Bureau…

If India runs out of cash, will the…

Should the world’s poor be given a bail-out to prevent mass unrest, or are many of them feeling rather better off than they did a year ago? These contradictory arguments are both suddenly in vogue.…

Sikh apex body demands expulsion of Defense Minister…

AMRITSAR: Shriomani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Avtar Singh Makkar Friday demanded that Union defence minister A.K. Anthony should be expelled from the Parliament as he allegedly hurt the sentiments of Sikh community. Makkar said…

Crimes among IPS officers

That Saji Mohan loved the high life was well known in Chandigarh. That he lived dangerously, cutting deals with the drug mafia, was not. So when the 1995 batch IPS officer, posted as the Narcotics…