UN Expert Urges India To Repeal AFSPA

Commending the high level of commitment by India to human rights, a UN expert has urged the government to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Power Act 1958 (AFSPA). Mar 31, 2012

CBI Files Chargesheet against Jagan Mohan

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet against YSR Congress Party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in connection to the illegal assets case on Saturday. Mar 31, 2012

Retired Lt General Moves High Court against Army Chief

Just on the heels of filing a defamation case against Army Chief VK Singh for dragging him into the defence bribery offer controversy, retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh moved the Delhi High Court on Thursday, urging to clear his name from the controversy. Mar 30, 2012

Rajoana Hanging: Centre Stays Death Sentence, SAD Happy

Following protest by several Sikh organizations and clemency plea from Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-BJP government, the Centre has stayed the hanging of Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is convicted in the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh. SAD is happy over the Centre's decision to stay Rajoana's death sentence. Mar 29, 2012

Court Verdict: Hang Balwant Singh Rajoana on March 31

Balwant Singh Rajoana has been given death sentence for his role in the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh. A Chandigarh sessions court on Tuesday ruled the hanging of the culprit on March 31. Mar 27, 2012

Ban Ki-moon Urges All Nations to Protect UN Personnel

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged all nations to join forces to protect the thousands of United Nations personnel who risk their lives to help people in need around the world. Mar 26, 2012

Kandahar Massacre: US Pays $50,000 Each to Victims

The American government on Saturday paid a compensation of $50,000 each to the families of victims who were killed in an alleged massacre carried out by a U.S soldier in Afghanistan this two weeks ago. Mar 26, 2012

West Bengal Rape Case: Husband Lets Friends Rape Wife

After being rocked by a series of rape cases last month, West Bengal is hit by yet another shocking rape case. Police have arrested two men for allegedly raping a newly-married woman and the victim's husband, who reportedly facilitated it, is absconding. Mar 23, 2012

All-Party Meet Fails to End Logjam on Lokpal

An all-party meeting called by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence in New Delhi on Friday to discuss the controversial Lokpal Bill got over without finding a consensus. Mar 23, 2012

Gujarat MLAs Caught Watching Porn In Assembly

After Karnataka, Gujarat is hit by a porn scandal. Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs were caught allegedly watching porn on a tablet computer while the assembly was in progress Tuesday. Mar 21, 2012