2008, Chandigarh, India
Updated at 3:00 am (IST)
guilty in Bilkis case
A Mumbai sessions court
has found 13 persons guilty in the infamous Bilkis Bano rape
case dating back to the post-Godhra riots of Gujarat in 2002.
The case was being heard by a Mumbai court after it was
transferred out of Gujarat on orders of the Supreme Court.
outbreak very serious, says Buddha
Delhi, January 18
More areas in West Bengal
reported death of birds today as Chief Minister Buddhadeb
Bhattacharjee described the bird flu outbreak in the state as
“very serious”. The fresh bird deaths were reported from
Burdwan and Bankura districts.
to quit; N-deal job to stay
Undersecretary of state
Nicholas Burns, the American pointsman for the landmark
Indo-US civil nuclear deal, is resigning in March but will
continue to handle the controversial deal which got bogged
down in Indian politics.
rebels continue bargaining
The political situation
in Goa continues to be fluid with Congress leaders still
bargaining with MLAs from the Nationalist Congress Party and
other outfits to save the Digambar Kamat government in the
state. Kamat has left for Delhi for negotiations with the
party high command.