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Homosexuality 'a criminal offence', government tells court
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government Friday told the Delhi High Court that it is not scrapping the present law on homosexuality as it is a 'criminal offence' and would 'disturb the law and order situation and create unnecessary problems in society'.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:03:30 PM

West Bengal government, Tatas in secret deal: Mamata
Singur, Sep 26 (IANS) Amidst signals of an imminent pullout by Tata Motors from here, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Friday alleged there was a clandestine deal between the auto major and the West Bengal government.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:03:02 PM

Thousands offer Ramadan's last Friday prayers in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims offered special prayers here and in different parts of Andhra Pradesh to mark the last Friday of holy month of Ramadan.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:02:24 PM

Protests against Ramjas College professor continue
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Delhi University campus Thursday continued to see protests against a professor of political science at Ramjas College, who was accused of sexually harassing 10 male students last year.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:02:20 PM

Women extortionists held in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Two women were arrested here for extorting money from men by threatening to implicate them in false rape cases, the police said Friday.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:02:02 PM

Apex court refuses to stop Nanavati panel report circulation
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday refused to accede to a plea to stop the circulation of the Justice Nanavati Commission report, which said that the burning of the Sabarmati Express in 2002 at Godhra was pre-planned.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:01:54 PM

Orissa floods toll rises to 61, water begins to recede
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) The death toll in Orissa floods rose to 61 Friday. With the water receding in the districts where over four million people were affected, relief efforts were stepped up, an official said.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:01:47 PM

Women granted permanent commissions in armed forces
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Making a small beginning in ensuring a greater role for women in the armed forces, the Indian government Friday decided to grant permanent commissions in select cadres to those who are inducted via the short service commission route.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:01:30 PM

Bomb attached to gas cylinder found in Karnataka
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) A bomb attached to a small gas cylinder was found Friday under a road bridge in north Karnataka's Dharwad district, the police said.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:01:21 PM

BJP seeks special Uttar Pradesh assembly session on terror
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded that a special session of the state assembly be held over the issue of rise in terrorism, particularly after Azamgarh emerged as a 'haven for terrorists', a party official said.

Friday, September 26, 2008 8:00:28 PM

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