Deepu Sebastian Edmond The Indian Express Group

Deepu Sebastian Edmond-

Waiting for Christmas: As domestic help's story roils India, US, others like her share their tales

Sunday 22 December '13

After a month in hospital, rescued Vasant Kunj girl is now hoping to study again.
Congress in mind, Lalu’s new love for secularism

Thursday 19 December '13

The Aam Aadmi Party seems to have transformed urban politics.
Spoke to Sonia, open to tie-up with Congress: Lalu Prasad

Thursday 19 December '13

RJD chief to visit Muzaffarnagar relief camps.
On way to Patna, Lalu in poll mode

Wednesday 18 December '13

Addressing meetings along the way, his focus was Narendra Modi.
Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad walks out of Ranchi jail, says will fight communal forces

Tuesday 17 December '13

I will work to keep the divisive forces out of power, Lalu said after coming out of jail.
Former DGP escapes landmine blast, police say he ignored inputs

Thursday 12 December '13

The escort jeep had accompanied him from Palamu to Kudu in Lohardagga.
Before Patna, Jharkhand had only one 'terror attack', many suspects

Sunday 10 November '13

There was a lull till March this year, when Manzar was arrested on the outskirts of Ranchi.
Patna, Ranchi bombs similar but unlike other 'IM bombs'

Wednesday 6 November '13

Pressure cooker bombs were first used by the Azamgarh module.
Suspect’s name crops up in IED haul case

Wednesday 6 November '13

Mujibullah’s father Mohd Jabir Ansari was detained by police overnight.
Jharkhand to make do with anti-terror cell till ATS is set up

Monday 4 November '13

The cell will hold fort till the ATS, which would require cabinet clearance, takes off.
Patna blasts: Suspect dies, family refuses to claim body

Saturday 2 November '13

Tariq Alam was injured in the blast on platform 10 of the Patna station.
Patna Blasts: Key suspect dies, family says they won’t claim his body

Friday 1 November '13

Investigating agencies have also referred to Tariq as Ainul, a name never used by his family.
Arrested Ranchi engineer may be Indian Mujahideen fundraiser

Friday 1 November '13

Uzair is suspected to have given money to a youngster named Haider, who passed it on to Imtiaz.
Terror links surfaced in past too, but Jharkhand Police yet to get ATS

Wednesday 30 October '13

The proposal has been pending for over two years now.
Five more bombs found, suspect names two other ‘accomplices’

Wednesday 30 October '13

Alleged key conspirator Tehseen Akhtar was told to get youth from places other than Bihar.
Ranchi suspects shunned village for hardline faith, bonded together

Wednesday 30 October '13

More than half its population, which also has adivasis, is Muslim.
More bombs found in Patna, suspect names two others

Tuesday 29 October '13

Sources said Akhtar was asked to get youth from places other than Bihar to broadbase IM module.
Bhatkal's aide Tehseen, 5 bombers from Ranchi behind Patna blasts: Police

Tuesday 29 October '13

Tehseen Akhtar and Waqas, said to be aides of IM co-founder Yasin Bhatkal, were named as the masterminds of the attack.
Fodder scam case: Inside the Chaibasa treasury

Sunday 27 October '13

Post the fodder scam-allotment details are now online, once influential posts have lost power.


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