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
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Lakshmi Mittal is Britain's Most Influential Asian for 2011

According to weekly newspaper Eastern Eye, 61-year-old Lakshmi Mittal, a Non-Resident Indian and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Board of Directors of ArcelorMittal, is the most powerful Asian in Britain, for the year 2011. Nov 24, 2011
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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
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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