Aseem Trivedi’s Arrest Draws Ire; Justice Katju Defends Cartoonist's Innocence

The arrest of anti-corruption cartoonist Aseem Trivedi on charges of sedition over insulting India's national symbols on Sunday sparked outrage across the country. Supporters of the cartoonist have come forward claiming that the arrest is politically motivated and the entire scenario has been staged to disrupt the anti-corruption movement of Anna Hazare. Sep 10, 2012

Sushama Swaraj Superb Choice for Prime Ministerial Post: Bal Thackeray

Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on Sunday said that only senior Bharatiya Janatha party (BJP) leader and leader of opposition in Loksabha Sushama Swaraj deserved to be prime minister of the country as she is the only one currently working for the nation's progress. Sep 10, 2012

Give Me the Indian Army, I’ll Fix Problems in a Month, Says Thackeray

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in an interview that was publicised on Saturday in party-run publication, 'Dopaharka Saamna' went ballistic over the recent violence in Mumbai and said that he would fix all concerns in a month, if he was given the in charge to marshal the Indian Army. Sep 8, 2012

No Immediate Fuel Price Hike, says Jaipal Reddy

Oil Minister Jaipal Reddy on Friday confirmed that the government had no immediate plans to hike prices of kerosene, LPG and diesel fuels. However, the proposal to roll out a price hike is still in the pipeline, reports said. Sep 7, 2012