Sarpanch Who Slapped Woman Gets Bail

A sarpanch (village chief) from the Muktsar district of Punjab, who was arrested on Tuesday for slapping a woman, has been released on bail. Dec 7, 2011

Maoists Blow up Railway Lines in Jharkhand

Maoists Sunday started a two-day nationwide bandh (shutdown) against the killing of their military commander Kishenji. They blew up railway tracks in Jharkhand. Dec 4, 2011

Left Blames Mamata for Police Firing Deaths; CM Orders Judicial Probe

Following the Communist Party of India-Marxist's allegation that the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal is responsible for the death of two people in a police firing, the Chief Minister said Saturday that a judicial probe would be conducted into the incident. Dec 4, 2011

High Court Grants Bail to Kanimozhi and Four Others, Behura Denied

The Delhi High Court, on Monday, granted bail to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP, Kanimozhi; the Chief of Kalaignar TV, Sharad Kumar; Cineyug Film's Karim Morani; and the Directors of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt. Ltd., Asif Balwa and Rajiv B Agarwal. Former Telecom Secertary, Siddharth Behura was denied bail. Nov 28, 2011

High Court Grants Bail to Sukhram

Delhi High Court has granted bail to former Telecom minister Sukhram, who was sentenced to a five-year imprisonment for taking a bribe of 300,000 rupees. Nov 28, 2011

J Dey Killing: Woman Journalist Arrested

A senior journalist of English daily Asian Age was arrested Friday for her alleged role in the killing of crime reporter Jyotirmoy Dey in June, said police. Nov 25, 2011

Maoist Leader Kishenji Killed in Police Encounter

Elusive Maoist leader, Koteshwar Rao (alias Kishenji) was killed on Thursday evening, in an encounter between the rebels and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), in West Bengal's West Midnapore region. Nov 24, 2011

Bhanwari Devi Case: CBI Submits Second Report

Significant developments are expected in the Bhanwari Devi case, following the submission of the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) second report, on Thursday. Nov 24, 2011

Tamil Nadu Bans 'Dam 999' Release

The Tamil Nadu government has banned the release of "Dam 999", with immediate effect. The film was due to release on Nov. 25. Nov 24, 2011

Maoist Violence in Left Wing Extremist States Declines: Report

Incidents of Maoist violence have declined in all Left Wing Extremist (LWE) states, except Bihar and Maharashtra, in 2011, according to data provided by Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, in Wednesday's Rajya Sabha session. The figures are accurate up to Nov. 14, 2011. Nov 24, 2011