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Pak must improve protection for Indian prisoners, says Amnesty

Saturday 4 May '13

Pakistan must protect Indian prisoners from violence in the country’s jails, a rights group said Friday after the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh following an assault at a high security Lahore...
Prince Harry kills Taliban commander in Afghanistan

Monday 24 December '12

Prince Harry has killed a Taliban leader in an airstrike, notching up his first 'kill'.
Savita case: Govt 'not obliged to legislate for abortion'

Tuesday 11 December '12

Amid a controversy over the death of an Indian dentist, a Bishop in Ireland stressed that abortions and medical treatments are different and that the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights doe...
More free schools with Sikh ethos soon in UK

Wednesday 29 February '12

More free schools with Sikh ethos are scheduled to open in the UK under education plans of the David Cameron government that enable religious minorities to launch institutes catering to their faith an...
Mirchi remanded to judicial custody

Friday 14 October '11

Iqbal has been charged with threatening to kill 41-year-old Nadeem Kader.
Golden Temple artefacts put on display in London

Friday 26 August '11

About 80 historical artefacts are on display in central London at the world’s first major exhibition on the Golden Temple of Amritsar, tracing its history from 1800s up until the middle of the 20th Ce...
Indian diplomat’s wife withdraws plea to stay in UK

Thursday 24 February '11

The application was yet to come up for consideration.
House of Lords suspends Swraj Paul, 2 other Asians

Friday 22 October '10

Britain’s House of Lords endorsed the recommendation of its Privileges Committee and suspended for varying periods.
Sikh turbans won’t be searched at UK airports

Saturday 3 July '10

Bowing to pressure, Britain has asked security staff at airports not to undertake humiliating search of Sikh turbans as part of the security drill.
Lord Swraj Paul awarded ‘Punjab Ratan’ in London

Monday 13 October '08

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has been conferred the prestigious ‘Punjab Ratan’ (Jewel of Punjab) award in recognition of his achievements in fields like business, politics and public service.

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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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