Despite a 2006 Law Commission of India report calling for the implementation of witness protection schemes, the idea remains just a pipe dream, says Ranjana Kumari, director of Centre for Social Research.
All was well at banquet, says Rashtrapati Bhavan
SC restrains search engines from flashing sex determination ads
Sher-Gil’s self-portrait up for auction at Sotheby’s
Burdwan blast: Prime accused, three more held
Procedure was not followed in collecting the blood samples of Salman Khan, his lawyer has told a Mumbai court hearing the 2002 hit-and-run case in which the actor is accused of killing one person and injuring four.
IITs to chip in with govt’s ‘housing for all’ programme
In perhaps the biggest ghar wapsi exercise in the state, about 150 tribals were converted at Khoramdanga village in Birbhum district on Wednesday.
‘Conned’ into Haider role, Valley imam loses job
A debate in the Westminster Hall of the House of Commons on Tuesday highlighted the problems faced by hundreds of British citizens who had acquired property in Goa legitimately and had started businesses, but were now at the centre of demands for bribery and inquiries.
India’s ambassador to the United States S Jaishankar has been appointed the new foreign secretary.
Germany backs India in adaptation over mitigation
PDP, BJP iron out issues, close to sealing J&K deal
Maoists go on rampage in Chhattisgarh panchayat polls
The mainstream US media has described the India visit of US President Barack Obama as a successful foreign policy initiative, with a leading daily saying his 'personal chemistry' with Prime Minister Narendra Modi is helping steer Indo-US relations.