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

Bhanwari Devi Case: CBI Submits Second Report

Significant developments are expected in the Bhanwari Devi case, following the submission of the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) second report, on Thursday. Nov 24, 2011

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

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

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