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    Bakery case: focus on witness protection
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. The volte-face by Zahira Sheikh, key witness in the Best Bakery case, has prompted human rights activists to urge the Centre to implement the suggestions of the Law Commission for evolving a comprehensive witness protection ...

    Patil apprised of Kashmir situation
    SRINAGAR NOV. 6. The Union Home Minister, Shivraj Patil, began a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir today and interacted with a large number of political leaders and public delegations. He discussed the latest political and security situation ...

    BJP tries to restrain Uma Bharti
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 6.Efforts were made by the senior leadership of the Bharatiya Janata Party today to rein in the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti, and put an end to rumblings within that the leaders were bending over backwards to ...

    Encephalitis deaths denied
    CHANDIGARH, NOV. 6.The Director-General of Health Services, Haryana, B.S. Dahiya, today denied press reports that some children had died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Karnal district of the State. In a clarification issued here, Dr. Dahiya ...

    Monica Bedi writes to Manmohan to cancel proceedings
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. Underworld don Abu Salem's girlfriend Monica Bedi, facing an extradition trial from Portugal to India, has written a pardon letter to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, requesting the cancellation of all criminal proceedings ...

    Kissinger hails India as world power
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. The former United States Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, a critic of India during Cold War era, today eulogised the country as a global power and backed its candidature for permanent membership to the expanded United ...

    India, Sri Lanka agree to set up Joint Working Group
    NEW DELHI, NOV. 6. India and Sri Lanka have agreed to set up a Joint Working Group (JWG) which could meet frequently to deal with issues relating to straying fishermen, work out modalities for prevention of use of force against them, the early ...

    RSS claims BJP will return to Hindutva
    HARIDWAR, NOV. 6. The Sangh Parivar appeared a divided house today with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party had promised to return to its original Hindutva ideology, while the former party president, M. ...

    Review if world oil prices fall: Chidambaram
    CUDDALORE, NOV. 6. The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, today indicated that the Centre would think of reviewing the price of petroleum products if the world crude prices fell. "It is only with deep regret that the Centre has increased ...

    55 injured
    KOLKATA, NOV. 6.Fifty-five passengers of the 106-dn Lalgola Passenger were injured when it collided with a goods train at Birnagar station in Nadia district of West Bengal today. The driver of the goods train had allegedly disregarded the signal. ...

    Bandh peaceful
    RANCHI, NOV. 6.The BJP-sponsored Jharkhand bandh today passed off peacefully, though it affected life in some districts. About 1,000 activists were taken into custody. ...

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