Muslims are harassed in name of terror: PM

NEW DELHI: Acknowledging that Muslim youth are sometimes harassed in the "name of terrorists", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday night asked security forces to observe "zero tolerance" for fundamental human rights violations while dealing…

Disabled, but ready to decide India's future

KOLKATA: Saswati Acharya has had a voting card for 16 years but never cast a ballot. That's true for 35-year-old Jija Ghosh, 42-year-old Kuhu Das  and nearly 25 lakh adults, who have voting rights without…

Work shop on Dalit Adtivasi Studies Hyderabad

Department of Cultural Studies EFL University, HyderabadWorkshop  for SC/ST Research Scholars 2009 'Theme: Critical Theory / Critical Practice'  April 22-29, 2009 The Department of Cultural Studies will be conducting a workshop for Dalit and Adivasi…

ihar no. 1 in terms of money earned…

PATNA: Having hogged the limelight for all wrong reasons in the past, jails in Bihar, for a change, are now making the state proud at least on one front. This pertains to money earned by…

Politicians worship animals to win polls

Bangalore: Political leaders worshipping Gods and Goddesses before filing their nomination papers to contest elections is common, but Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Paksha leader Vatal Nagaraj and K Prabhakar Reddy, contesting the Lok Sabha elections from…

Dalit forum demands probe into death

MANGALORE: The district unit of Dalit Sangharsh Samiti (Ambedkarvada) has demanded a thorough inquiry into the death of Rajappa who was working at the farm of BJP leader and Karnataka Coastal Development Authority chairman B…