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Legal aid in terror cases is shortcut populism: Rights group

Repealing the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act and passing an anti-torture bill consonant with the Convention against Torture would have a more durable impact on malicious prosecutions than......

'We assist to bankrupt ideology of violent extremism everywhere'

In his penultimate State of the Union address, United States President Barack Obama said that the economy is improving and he vowed to dismantle terror networks. He promised equal opportunity for......

Do this nation proud, Mr Modi, heal it, build it and be true to your word

'You have a chance to use this massive mandate to push through life changing reforms, transform India into a superpower because our nation's biggest strength are its people, and we the people are......

Why SL's 'lies' on death of Prabhakaran's son may soon get exposed

A recent inquiry report by the Geneva-headquartered Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has cast serious aspersions on the claims of the Sri Lankan government over alleged war crimes......

1993 blasts accused Tiger Hanif tries to avoid India extradition

Tiger Hanif, an alleged aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and wanted in connection with two bomb blasts in Gujarat in 1993, has made a final bid to avoid being extradited to India from the......

32 Bills to be tabled during Budget session

The UPA government has decided to introduce two contentious bills -- the Goods and Services Tax Bill and the Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill -- in the budget session of Parliament that kicks off......

Club Railways and plan panel with FinMin: BJP

Batting for radical financial reforms, the BJP suggested on Friday abolition of the Finance Bill and clubbing of Railways and Planning Commission with the finance ministry, which it said should be......

How to find your ghost (and keep it!)

Want to get your spook on this Halloween? Just follow these rules.Halloween arrives every year on October 31. For my Indian brethren who remain untainted by the 'evil' Western culture that our......

Is Satyamev Jayate a right platform for police reforms appeal?

The second episode ably shed some light on the lesser known side of police apathy -- another topical issue that has evoked nationwide anger lately.But did the topic fit in the show's format, asks......

50 pieces of silver: The Gospel according to Tarantino

As Hollywood director Quentin Tarantino turns 50, Raja Sen comes up with a light-hearted write-up on what would happen if the director decided to make the Bible no less.I always picture Quentin......

An India where anything is possible

Early last September when I headed to the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado, a film publicist asked me to look out for a film called Slumdog Millionaire. When I asked him what the film was about,......

Review: Laadam is a good show

2009appears to behe year of the underdog. While huge stars are finding their ascent on the slope of success slippery, relatively lesserknown names are finding ways and means to route out good......

Aus Open images: Clijsters, Nadal merciless

Belgium's Kim Clijsters inflicted the dreaded 'double bagel' on Russian Dinara Safina with a 6-0, 6-0 first round blowout at the Australian Open on Tuesday. It was an embarrassingly lop-sided......

Readers Speak Out

Click here for moreNalin JainVery nice work with the commentary Prem.Quite different perspective from the commentary on cricinfo.org.Excellent. keep it up and thanks.--------------Anandamoy......

Greece imposes 'no go' areas

Europe's biggest and longest peacetime security operation went into force on Sunday when "no go" areas were imposed in Athens for the Olympic Games starting in mid-August.The measures, which dwarf......

Termite helps Iraq get back the boxing bug

Texan pest controller Maurice "Termite" Watkins went to Iraq a year ago to kill bugs. Now, he is preparing Iraq's national boxing team for the Olympic Games.It did not take long before word got......
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Anna Hazare on a 2-day protest at Jantar Mantar today

New Delhi, Feb 23: Social activist of the Jan Lokpal Bill-fame Anna Hazare is on yet another mission where he will be protesting against... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/anna-hazare-on-a-2-day-protest-at-jantar-mantar-today-1662591.html
Anna, Kejriwal may unite in Jantar Mantar; Rahul will be MIA, again

Jantar Mantar is back in the headlines again. The ground zero of protest will once again be a staging ground for Anna Hazare , who has largely been... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/land-is-the-new-lokpal-anna-kejriwal-may-unite-in-jantar-mantar-rahul-will-be-mia-again-2115387.html
Fears over 84-day detention without charge under new Thai bill

Bangkok: Rights groups Friday expressed concern over a bill passed by Thailand's junta-picked parliament that they say could allow the military... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/fears-over-84-day-detention-without-charge-under-new-thai-bill/27959/daily
A Day Spent With An 'Anti-National' Indian

It's 10:40 am. On the empty, gray terrace of Greenpeace India's office in Gautam Nagar, a stone's throw away from the All India Institute of... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/A-Day-Spent-With-An-AntiNational-Indian/293476
Guantanamo Bay inmate Hicks relieved after conviction quashed

vid Hicks today expressed relief after a US court quashed his terrorism conviction and demanded Canberra pay his medical bills as he struggles to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/guantanamo-bay-inmate-hicks-relieved-after-conviction-quashed-115021900398_1.html

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