Left campaign against Indo-US Naval exercises takes off

CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat (left), and CPI national secretary D. Raja at the start of a protest rally against the joint naval exercises, in Chennai on Sept.5. CHENNAI: The southern leg of the vehicular campaign taken out by Left parties in protest against India’s joint naval exercises with the […]

Cruel life: Former model homeless, at the mercy of mean streets

BY MANDIRA NAYAR New Delhi, Sept. 3: As a budding model in the early ’90s, Gitanjali Nagpal would have been “discovered” by a photographer.Last weekend, she was discovered again by one — while loitering around a south Delhi market, asking people for money.

Protest marks Bush’s arrival in Australia

September 04 2007 at 12:15PM Sydney – Protesters staged an “unwelcoming ceremony” for US President George Bush ahead of his arrival in Sydney on Tuesday, threatening an escalating series of protests during his four-day visit.

Melbourne Indian Cabbie gets nine years jail for manslaughter

A taxi driver was jailed today for a maximum of nine years and six months for killing a drunken passenger by driving into him on a Port Melbourne street. Rajbinder Singh Shahi, 30, who was found not guilty by a Supreme Court jury of murder but guilty of manslaughter, traded […]

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