Afghan Govt to give $5000 to Kutty's kin

deepikaglobal.com / January 10 2006 / New Delhi : Afghanistan Government has announced a compensation of $5,000 to the family of slain Indian Maniappan Raman Kutty. // Kutty, who was a driver with the Border…

Row over Musharraf Kashmir plan

BBC > South Asia -- 8 January 2006 // Pakistan's call for some cities in Indian-administered Kashmir to be demilitarised has won some support in the region but disapproval from Delhi. // Pakistani President Pervez…

Bengal police accused of torture

Human rights groups in the east Indian state of West Bengal say state police have been carrying out serious abuses of suspected Maoist rebels. One suspected rebel said he was badly beaten in jail and…

Custodial death: report sought

Kochi: The Kerala High Court, on Thursday, directed the Government to file a report before January 16 on the status of investigation into the alleged custodial death of a youth at Fort Police Station in…