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Star Worship: SRK's Fan Converts House to Shrine and Changes Name

It is said that passionate fans build temples for their film stars, write letters to them and even commit suicide after their particular idol dies. Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, identified, in 2008, as one of the world's most powerful men by News magazine, is a perfect example of a film star over whom a fan can go crazy. One of his worshippers, a Vishal Singh, has turned his house into a veritable shrine for SRK. Nov 7, 2011
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Bhupen Hazarika's Funeral Arrangements

Massive funeral arrangements are being made in Guwahati, for the final rites of musical legend Bhupen Hazarika, 86. The singer passed away at the Kokilaben Hosopital in Mumbai, on Saturday, at 4.30 a.m. Nov 6, 2011
irom-chanu-sharmila

AFSPA: People Against Inhuman Law

A number of organizations across the country came together on Saturday, to support Irom Chanu Sharmila in demanding the withdrawal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) of 1958. Nov 6, 2011
Petrol

Petrol Price Hiked at Wrong Time?

Sensing the country's already inflated economy, people from all quarters have raised concern over the decision of the oil companies to hike petrol price. Nov 5, 2011
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Pak Cricketers Butt, Asif and Amir Get Jail Sentence

Former Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir were given jail sentences by the Southwark Crown Court on Thursday, after they were found guilty of taking bribes to fix a test match against England in 2010. Nov 3, 2011
irom-chanu-sharmila

Where is Sharmila's 11-Year Fight Against AFSPA Heading to?

Irom Chanu Sharmila, a human rights activist from Manipur, Wednesday completed 11 years of her fast-unto-death against the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) of 1985. The 39-year-old activist launched the fast on Nov. 2, 2000, demanding the immediate withdrawal of the AFSPA. Will the govt ever heed to her demands, or will she lose her life fighting for the withdrawal of the AFSPA? Nov 3, 2011
kanimozhi

Kanimozhi Denied Bail; Goes Back to Jail

Upsetting DMK party members and its chief M Karunanidhi, a Delhi court today dismissed bail plea of former DMK MP Kanimozhi and seven others, who are accused in the 2G telecom scam. Nov 3, 2011
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Chidambaram in Manipur to Defuse Crisis

After three months of economic blockade imposed by a tribal organization in Manipur, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is visiting Manipur Wednesday to defuse crisis in the state. Nov 2, 2011