PM to Hold Meeting with CMs on NCTC

With pressure mounting from various quarters to discuss on the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has agreed to hold a separate meeting with the chief ministers on May 5. Apr 3, 2012

US Announces $10-Million Bounty On LeT Chief Hafiz Saeed

In a fresh bid to ratchet up the pressure on the Pakistan authorities against militants involved in terror attacks around the world, the US has announced a $10-million reward for the arrest or any tip-off that will lead to the capture of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed. Apr 3, 2012

RBA Likely to Keep Overnight Cash Rate

Economists and analysts are of the opinion that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would keep the 4.25 per cent overnight cash rate when its board meets Tuesday, April 3. Apr 3, 2012

Lokpal Bill Passed, Anna Hazare Thanks Govt

The impasse over the proposed Lokpal Bill has finally come to an end with the UPA Government giving in to the demands of social activist Anna Hazare and his team. The government passed the Lokpal Bill without altering the major features of the bill proposed by Team Anna on Sunday. Apr 1, 2012

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