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Inking of 123 a surrender to US: Karat
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Continuing his hostility to the India-US nuclear deal, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) chief Prakash Karat has described the inking of the 123 pact Friday as "a black day in Indian history' and a 'big surrender before the US'.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 2:13:13 PM

RSS activist killed, shutdown in Kerala town
Kannur (Kerala), Oct 11 (IANS) A daylong shutdown was called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in a town in Kerala's northern Kannur district Saturday after the killing of an RSS activist.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 2:04:57 PM

PM flags off Kashmir train amid shutdown call
Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh inaugurated the first ever train service in the Kashmir valley Saturday amid a shutdown called by separatists and curfew-like restrictions in parts of the city to thwart protests.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 1:05:35 PM

India's human rights monitor hamstrung by rules: NHRC chief (Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) As rights violations and anti-Christian attacks spread across the country, many turn to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for redressal. But the statutory body to address the issues is hamstrung by rules that severely limit its role, admits its chairperson S. Rajendra Babu on the eve of the commission's 15th birthday.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 10:07:53 AM

Anti-Christian violence a result of Hindu anger: Rajnath Singh(Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) While distancing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the Bajrang Dal, party president Rajnath Singh has stopped short of blaming the rightwing outfit for continuing anti-Christian violence and attributed it to 'Hindu anger' against forcible conversions instead.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:42:03 AM

No time frame can be set to defeat LTTE: Karuna (Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers are in 'a precarious condition' but no one can predict when they can be overcome militarily, says Vinyagamoorthy Muralitharan, a former top Tiger commander who became an MP this week.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:09:36 AM

Karuna welcomes India's concern for Tamil civilians
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan alias Karuna, a former Tamil Tiger commander who became an MP this week, has welcomed India's expression of concern for Tamil civilians caught in the war.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:09:09 AM

Birds of a feather: Prakash Karat and Mamata Banerjee (Comment)
If Prakash Karat is honest with himself, he will see the similarity between his opposition to the nuclear deal and Mamata Banerjee's scuttling of the Nano automobile project in Singur in West Bengal.

Saturday, October 11, 2008 8:44:30 AM

Vaiko protests attacks on Tamils in Sri Lanka, courts arrest
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko Friday courted arrest here Friday, protesting against the central and state governments not doing enough to stop attacks against Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Friday, October 10, 2008 11:49:11 PM

Two protesters killed in Srinagar violence
Srinagar, Oct 10 (IANS) With an injured protester succumbing to his injuries in hospital Friday evening, the toll in Friday's violence in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital has gone up to two, the police said.

Friday, October 10, 2008 10:32:02 PM

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