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UN Expert Urges India To Repeal AFSPA

Commending the high level of commitment by India to human rights, a UN expert has urged the government to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Power Act 1958 (AFSPA). Mar 31, 2012
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Jaya Seeks Entire Power From Kudankulam Nuclear Plant

The controversial Indo-Russian nuclear project is likely to get into a fresh row as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking the entire power generated from Kudankulam nuclear power plant. Mar 31, 2012

CBI Files Chargesheet against Jagan Mohan

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet against YSR Congress Party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in connection to the illegal assets case on Saturday. Mar 31, 2012
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Army Bribery Case: Army Chief Fails to Convince CBI

Indian Army Chief General VK Singh's letter on his bribery allegation has failed to convince the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The CBI will now seek more information and clarification from the Army Chief. Mar 31, 2012

Karnataka DGP Shankar Bidari 'Worse Than Hussain or Gaddafi,' Says HC

The Karnataka High Court dismissed the petition challenging the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) conclusion against the senior police officer Shankar Mahadev Bidari. The state high court annulled Bidari's appointment as the Director-General and Inspector General of Police and termed him "worse than Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi." Mar 31, 2012
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Were PM, Sonia, Antony Aware of Tatra-BEML Deal?

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, President Pratibha Patil, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Defence Minister A K Antony knew about the Tatra-Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) deal that was allegedly tainted with kickbacks, said a leader from Karnataka. Mar 30, 2012

Norway Children Custody Case: NRI Kids May Come to India

The Norway children custody case has been resolved finally with the Norway's Child Welfare Service (CWS) willing to hand over the NRI kids Abhigyan and Aishwarya Bhattacharya to their paternal uncle Arunabhash Bhattacharya. Mar 30, 2012
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Mining Case: CEC Recommends Probe Into Allegations Against Yeddyurappa's Kin

The Bellary mining scam case continues to haunt BS Yeddyurappa. The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) commissioned by the Supreme Court on the alleged mining scams has recommended further probe into the former chief minister's role. However, no suggestions have been filed by the CEC on the nature of investigation. Mar 30, 2012
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BBC Calls Holi A 'Filthy Festival'

BBC News website posted a short video on Thursday under its "week's weird videos," showing the youth playing Holi in Utah, the US, and titled the segment as "filthy festival." Mar 30, 2012