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

Anna Hazare Slammed for His 'Un-Gandhian Comment' on Pawar Slap Incident

It looks like anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare's image has taken a beating of late. Just on the heels of surprising the public by revealing that he had disciplined alcoholics in his village by beating them up after tying them to a pole, he has shocked the people once again by his careless comment on a youth slapping Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar. 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

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

India Beats China; Joins UN Oversight Body

India beat China at the elections to the United Nations Joint Inspection Unit, an independent external oversight body of the UN system mandated to conduct evaluations, inspections and investigations system-wide. Nov 23, 2011