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ATS playing political games?

Under whose influence was the ATS acting when it didn't chargesheet Sadiq for his role in Mumbai Train Blasts? How is it that the same ATS which acted with such a hurry to sully the reputation of Sadhvi Pragya Thakur and Lt. Col. Srikant Purohit drag its feet in chargesheeting Sadiq?
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/711-IM-mans-confession-embarrasses-ATS/articleshow/4201005.cms

"MUMBAI: Indian Mujahideen's (IM) top operative Sadiq Sheikh's confession on his alleged role in the July 11, 2006 serial Mumbai train blasts has come as a huge embarrassment to the Maharashtra anti-terrorism squad. Two years ago, the ATS had chargesheeted 13 people but Sadiq and other members of IM module were not named as conspirators. "

Islamist Techie remanded to Judicial custody

We have bleeding heart liberals in India who say that Islamists take to terrorism owing to economic deprivation. Well, here is a Techie-Islamist-yahoo for you (the techie islamist was working in yahoo and took his company's name a bit too seriously! What is more, the relationship of the Techie with yahoo-dom is so deep that a few letters of his name can be rearranged to get "yahoo"!)
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Peerbhoy_remanded_to_ten_days_police_custody_by_Delhi_court/articleshow/4204583.cms

Mohammed Mansoor Ashgar Peerbhoy, the computer engineer, accused of sending emails on behalf of Indian Mujahideen about several blasts in the country, was on Saturday sent to ten days police custody by a Delhi Court.
Peerbhoy, a former employee of Yahoo India, was brought to the capital by Delhi Police's special cell...

And the Oscar goes to...

An article by Anil Athale about Oscars and the inferiority complex of Indians.
http://sify.com/news/columns/fullstory.php?id=14861744&?vsv=TopHP1

Sexual Exploitation of nuns in the Christian Church as narrated by a nun called Sister Jesmi in her autobiography

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Thirupuram/Nun_recalls_sexual_abuse_horror/articleshow/4158330.cms

Nun recalls sexual abuse horror
20 Feb 2009, 0641 hrs IST, Ananthakrishnan G, TNN

"THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The explosive life story of a Kerala nun, 'Amen - Oru Kanyasthreeyude Atmakatha' (Amen Autobiography of a Nun), by Sister Jesmi, is selling briskly in the state with its publishers having ordered a third reprint of 2,000 copies within weeks of its release.

Not long ago, a study had claimed that 25% nuns were unhappy in convents. Now, there's more embarrassment for the church with Sister Jesmi, once associated with the Congregation of Mother of Carmel under the Catholic Church, recounting her harrowing ecclesiastical life in the autobiography which, she says, forced her to leave the convent. The revelations could further rattle the clergy that's already in a spot with the Abhaya murder case."

Review of "Koba the dread"

The following link contains a review of a book called "Koba the dread" written by Martin Amis. Koba = Stalin, the perpetrator of a holocaust having few equals in the history of humanity.
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9506E5DE1039F93BA15754C0A9649C8B63