Human Rights

  • Kasab was a “contract killer”

    Mumbai: Arguing that though Kasab was guilty of killing people, he had no idea of the entire conspiracy nor was he a part of it. He might be called a “contract killer”. The two government appointed counsels, Amin Solkar and Farhana ...

  • Aseemanand’s arrest creates panic in Gujarat

    Ahmadabad/Surat: Swami Aseemanand’s arrest has created panic among many who had been active in Shabridham activities or who had made munificient financial support to the ashram. Industrialists of Surat who had donated generously are in a ...

  • Bomb kills policemen while defusing

    Patna: A bomb claimed lives of two policemen while they were trying to defuse it. Vijay Kumar and Jai Chand Prasad, employees of Bihar Military Police (BMP), were trying to defuse a powerful bomb which was planted by the Naxalites on the premis...

  • Ajmer Blast accused a Pakistani migrant

    Ahmadabad: Mukesh Vasani, who has been arrested by the Rajasthan ATS for his involvement in the Ajmer Dargah blast, belongs to a migrant family from Pakistan. The family arrived in India in 1960s and since then has been living in Godhara. The f...

  • 22 accused of Mumbai blast acquitted by TADA court

    Porbunder: A TADA court acquitted Maulana Abdus Sattar and 21 other accused persons for want of evidence. These persons were accused of hoarding RDX used in Mumbai blasts (1993) which had claimed 275 lives. The prosecution accused them of recei...

  • Beware: Terrorists on the prowl

    New Delhi: The IB, for the first time, has warned general public about the possibility of a 26/1 kind of attack on Delhi and Mumbai. Releasing photographs of three LeT militants who are suspected of having entered Delhi for executing a major of...

  • India won’t permit Pak to interrogate Fahim

    New Delhi: There is a possibility that India might turn down Pakistan’s request to interrogate Fahim Ansari, the alleged LeT operative. On the contrary, India might suggest Pakistan to take decisive steps in nabbing the culprits of Mumbai...

  • America admits fiasco in David Headley affair

    Washington: American establishment’s eagerness to rush Headley as ‘Drug informer’ to Pakistan overlooked his girlfriend’s warning. He was, inspite of the warning, given an early release so as to enable him to lead to &ld...

  • India ranks 15 on extreme terror risk index

    UK based global risks advisory firm Maplecroft in its report has ranked India 15 in terror risk index. Pakistan is at the second place in the world terrorism risk index and Somalia at number one. It shows that risk of terror attacks in India ha...

  • Troopers on a beating spree in Pattan, 20 injured

    By Wasim Khalid Srinagar: Following a shootout in north Kashmir’s Pattan town on 10 November in which two CRPF personnel were killed, at least 20 persons were injured when troopers and police allegedly went on a beating spree in the ...

  • Raipur witnesses third blast of the year

    Raipur: While the state was to celebrate its foundation day on Monday, 1st November; Sunday afternoon was rocked by a powerful blast, third within a year. Being a Sunday holiday the place was deserted hence no loss of human life was reported. H...

  • Court martial against Purohit yet not initiated

    Report of the court of inquiry instituted against Lt. Col. Purohit headed by an officer of Brigadier’s rank is awaiting submission so far. Court martial proceedings have not yet been initiated for his alleged role in the Malegaon blast. A...

  • Missing explosives: black gold

    1200 tonnes of missing explosives turn into goldmine and swell a Rs 4 lakh dealer into a 15 crore tycoon. Black marketing made Shivcharan Heda, Lakshmi’s favourite. Madhya Pradesh police divulged what Heda told them during interrogations....

  • Brave Salim chased attackers

    Salim, a 27-year-old rickshaw-puller, was carrying two foreign tourists when he noticed the terror attack on Jama Masjid’s Gate No 3. The duo on a black bike fired for a minute. They were tall and robust. When Salim picked up a brick to h...

  • Dubbed a “Pakistani,” Indian spends 10 years in jail

    Chandigarh: A man from Bihar, who was branded a Pakistani intruder by the Punjab Police and jailed for eight years, will finally unite with his family. The Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice M. S. Gill, who was in Amritsar on 1 October...

  • Poor mother forced to sell son for Rs 400

    Thane: Six-month-old infant Sagar embraces Manisha Gavit who is mixing milk powder in warm water. As soon as she hands over the child the milk bottle he begins to suckle it. Sagar is not her own son but she has been nursing the child ever since...

  • Jailers booked for torturing inmates

    Two officials of Rohini jail staff have been booked for allegedly torturing a prisoner. On the complaint made by Amit Kumar Shukla, who is a murder suspect, against superintendent and assistant superintendent of Rohini Jail for harassing, a cas...

  • Eight Kandhmal rioters convicted

    Behrampur: The fast track court of Phulbani convicted eight persons for their involvement in arson during communal riots in Kandhmal district in 2008. They were awarded three years of punishment and a fine of Rs 1000 each by judge Shobhan Kumar...

  • Army training women for arms in J&K

    Srinagar: In Jammu & Kashmir women also are being trained in handling guns and other arms so that they may be able to protect the honour and life of themselves and their family members. Their training has been started by the army in the upp...

  • J&K: more killed by soldiers than terrorists

    New Delhi/ Srinagar: Kashmir Valley has been burning since long because of terrorists attacks as well as firing by security forces. Common people of the state have suffered maximum losses. According to latest statistics, most of the Kashmiris k...