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

FDI in Retail: All-Party Meeting to End Impasse

The Indian Parliament's winter session is likely to resume soon and the government will try to end an impasse caused by its decision to allow 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector. Dec 6, 2011

Facebook Recognizes Govt's Interest in Reducing Abusive Content

Even as Indian internet users are fuming over the government's proposal to screen the content on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo, Facebook has said that it recognizes the government's interest to minimize the abusive content online. Dec 6, 2011

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao Blessed with Baby Boy

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, 46, and his wife, Kiran Rao, 38, are on cloud nine; they have been blessed with a baby boy. The celebrity couple made the announcement on Monday. Dec 5, 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

Top ULFA Leader, Indian Journalist Detained in Myanmar

Top ULFA leader Jivan Moran and an Indian journalist have been detained by authorities in Myanmar. However, there was no information about the detention of ULFA's self-styled commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah as reported by a section of the media, Union Home Secretary R K Singh has said. 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

Top 10 Indian Actors of 2011: Salman Khan Tops the List

Based on various criteria like number of films, the box office report and views of the critics, we have listed out the top ten Indian actors of the year. Salman Khan, who belted out two big hits, tops the list. Dec 3, 2011