Srinagar, May 12. Normal life here was dislocated Friday by a strike called in protest against alleged government inaction in a sex racket that has rocked the state for the past several days.
The strike, called by the Kashmir Bar Association (KBA), here saw shops and business establishments closed in Srinagar while attendance in state government offices, banks and educational institutions was thin.
New Delhi, May 11. The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central and Gujarat governments questioning last month's appointment of P.C. Pande, who had a controversial record as Ahmedabad police chief during communal violence of 2002, as the state's police chief.
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday filed a charge sheet against five Indian army officials for their alleged involvement in the murder of five innocent civilians in south Kashmir's Pathribal forests six years ago.
Malappuram (Kerala), May 11, Firebrand orator K.T. Jaleel, once an aide to former state minister and Indian Union Muslim League strongman P.K Kunhalikutty, emerged a giant killer Thursday when he humbled the latter in the Kerala assembly poll in Kuttipuram constituency in Malappuram district by a margin of 8,171 votes.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 11 (IANS) Thursday was a day of many defeats for the ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, but perhaps the biggest loser was the alliance's second largest partner Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) that got only eight seats.
New Delhi, 10 May. (IMI) The most awaited results of the year, the UPSC results were declared today. For Indian Muslims the highlight of this yearÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s result is Zuhair Bin Saghir who is ranked fifth in the list of successful candidates. The next Muslim candidate Rafiul Alam Laskar appears on rank number 106.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed a public suit challenging the legality of Muslim personal laws relating to marriage.
By Saeed Khan
Ahmedabad, May 10 (IANS) A vegetable seller in an Uttar Pradesh village has developed a two-seater "homemade helicopter", which if approved will be made available for just Rs.100,000, claims an association of innovators here.
By M.R. Narayan Swamy
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In a significant move ahead of elections in Uttar Pradesh next year, Muslim leaders from the state are joining hands to take the community's significant vote away from Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Agra, May 10 (IANS) Major repairs are being carried out at the world heritage site of Fatehpur Sikri, the 16th century fort built by Mughal emperor Akbar near the city of the Taj.