Devils Expect JusticeThe Tamil Nadu government has decided to release seven people convicted in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, including Nalini Sriharan, in a politically loaded move that is likely to set off a battle for credit ahead of the national election, due by May.
The EntertainmentDays after a pepper spray attack in Parliament shocked the nation, state legislatures took it one step further on Wednesday to prove they can be much more innovative with violence. MLAs of the Rashtriya Lok Dal took off their kurtas and stood on the tables of the UP Assembly while in the JK Assembly, PDP MLA Syed Bashir slapped a marshal during the proceedings.
Whitewash Series!India-NZ cricket series turned out to be a disastrous tour for India as they remained winless, losing the ODI series 0-4 and the Test series 0-1 following their 40-run loss in the first Test at Auckland.
Attraction of Power!Gandhian and social activist Anna Hazare has hit out at former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he should be careful not to be lured by power.
The Hope!Ahead of the upcoming general election, finance minister P Chidambaram on Monday sought to lighten the burden on the middle class by lowering excise duty on cars, SUVs and two-wheelers and proposed no increase in taxes on other products.