IISC Bangalore Attack Case: Six People Convicted

A fast track court, in the south Indian city of Bangalore, has convicted six people who were held responsible for the terror attack on the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), in 2005. The convictions were delivered on Saturday. Dec 17, 2011

Fake Currency Menace: Government Empowers National Investigation Agency

The Indian government has empowered the National Investigation Agency (NIA), under the National Investigation Agency Act, to inquire into the fake currency racket in the country and prosecute those held responsible, according to Namo Narain Meena, the Minister of State for Finance. Dec 17, 2011

14 Bird Species are Critically Endangered: Ministry of Environments and Forests

It is a tragic reality that there are as many as 14 species of Indian birds that are critically endangered; these include the Indian Vulture, the Bengal Florican (or the Bengal Bustard) and the Red-Headed Vulture. The information was released via a press release by the Indian Ministry of Environments and Forests. Dec 14, 2011

NCP Wasn't Invited to Lokpal Debate: Sharad Pawar

Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has said that he did not participate in the Lokpal debate as his Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) was not invited to the debate over the Lokpal Bill organized by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in Delhi Sunday. Dec 12, 2011