Hostility

  • Iran: Rouhani hints will balance hardline, reformist demands June 30, 2013

    Dubai: Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday he would appoint ministers from across its political spectrum as Iranian voters had chosen a path of moderation over extremism. His victory in the June 14 vote has lifted hopes of a thaw in Iran's antagonistic relations with the West that might...
  • Jessica Lal murder: HC to decide the fate of hostile witnesses May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: More than two years after reserving its verdict, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday decide whether to prosecute 19 witnesses including Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi on the charge of perjury for turning hostile during the trial of Jessica Lal murder case. A bench of justices S Ravindra...
  • Hyderabad: Seemandhra students face hostility at OU July 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Students and parents are greeted by hoardings of all colours and political ideologies during the counselling for Osmania University’s postgraduate courses at Nizam College Grounds. There have been reports of threat against the candidates from Andhra and Rayalseema regions, though, no official complaints from any candidate has been received....
  • Greece were victimized by referees: Karagounis June 17, 2012

    Warsaw: Greece's qualification for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals is a triumph because the team has constantly been victimized by referees, captain Giorgos Karagounis said. The Greeks felt they were denied a clear penalty in the 1-0 win over Russia that secured a place in the knockout stages, as Karagounis was tripped...
  • Witness turns hostile in Nithari killings case June 4, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A prosecution witness appearing in a case related to the Nithari killings turned hostile on Saturday during cross examination. Neelam, a witness in Badi Payal, 21, related to the serial killings, recanted on her previous statement and refused to identify Sub-Inspector Simran Kaur, an accused in the case in along...
  • Victim turned hostile to help Shiney: court April 7, 2011

    Mumbai: The sessions court which recently sentenced actor Shiney Ahuja to seven years imprisonment in a rape case has held that the victim had "purposefully" turned hostile to help the accused and said action may be taken against her for giving false evidence. "Stern...
  • Nestle may consider a bid for Cadbury: Bloomberg November 22, 2009

    Zurich: Swiss food giant Nestle may consider a bid for Britain's Cadbury to challenge a hostile 9.9 billion pound bid by Kraft Foods Inc and a potential move by Hershey, Bloomberg reported on Sunday. Nestle is still weighing its options and may decide against a bid, Bloomberg said, citing two unnamed...
  • End hostility towards Iran: Ayatollah to US March 22, 2009

    Tehran: Iran's supreme leader rebuffed President Barack Obama's latest outreach on Saturday, saying Tehran was still waiting to see concrete changes in US policy. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was responding to a video message Obama released on Friday in which he reached out to Iran on the occasion of Nowruz, the...
  • Russia dictates terms to end hostilities in Georgia August 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Russia's President Medvedev has ordered his forces to end the fighting in Georgia, now that their goal of driving Georgian forces out of South Ossetia has been achieved. “The operation carried out by the reinforced peacekeeping forces has finished because we have achieved our objectives,” says President Medvedev. However, the...
  • Gurgaon's brand of urbanisation breeds hostility June 26, 2008

    CNN-IBN's special series, Sleepless in Suburbia focuses on the everyday problems being faced by satellite townships which have come up at a rapid pace. Today, we talk about the population of Gurgaon, which has grown to over a million in the last six years. There are skyscrapers on what used...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actor Shayan Munshi and Zahira Sheikh: one a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, the other a witness to the Best Bakery massacre during the Gujarat riots, both witnesses who retracted their statements during trial. The Government is now planning changes in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actor Shayan Munshi and Zahira Sheikh: one a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, the other a witness to the Best Bakery massacre during the Gujarat riots, both witnesses who retracted their statements during trial. The Government is now planning changes in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)...
  • Angry and bluesy? Watch your heart September 21, 2010

    Washington: Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis have found that a combination of hostility and depression elevates the risk for heart disease. The study, led by Jesse Stewart, PhD, assistant professor of psychology, found that hostility and depression appear to act together in a complex way to elevate inflammatory proteins in...
  • SP turns hostile in Sabharwal case June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: In yet another blow for the family of murdered Ujjain Professor H S Sabharwal, the additional superintendent of police posted outside Madhav College told the court he knows nothing about the murder. Prof Sabharwal died on August 26, 2006, when he was attacked by students irked over postponement of...
  • Jessica case: HC cracks whip on lawyers June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its order on the fate of Shayan Munshi and 18 other hostile witnesses for changing their statements in the Jessica Lall murder case. Earlier the Delhi police had demanded that the witnesses be tried both for perjury and cheating but the...
  • Shayan Munshi's verdict deferred June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has reserved its order on actor Shayan Munshi till Friday. Shayan Munshi was one of the key witnesses who turned hostile in the Jessica Lall murder case. The Delhi High Court has asked the police to investigate the nexus between the prosecution lawyer and the...
  • 30 Minutes: Who killed Professor? June 19, 2007

    CNN-IBN Special Investigation Team has police documents and eyewitness accounts on hidden camera - that suggest that the Sabharwal trial so far has been a farce. ...
  • Another hostile witness in Prof case June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: It's a murder that took place in front of hundreds of people. Yet no one really "saw" Professor Sabharwal being killed. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chauhan called Prof Sabharwal's murder an accident, ostensibly to shield the leaders of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He also claimed that no...
  • Witness in Salman case turns hostile December 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Mohammed Muslim Niyat Shaikh, a key witness in the hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan, has turned hostile on Wednesday. He told the court that he had not seen the person who was driving the car as he was hurt in the mishap and the passersby had surrounded...
  • Jessica case: Andaleeb among witnesses December 21, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court verdict sentencing Manu Sharma for life and ordering legal action against 32 hostile witnesses on Wednesday is a bad news for former external affairs minister K Natwar Singh. For the list of 32 witnesses, who face possible prosecution for turning hostile during the trial of...
  • US condemns LTTE for fuelling hostility November 29, 2006

    Washington: The United States has condemned Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for fuelling violence and hostility, while urging them and the Colombo government to honour their 2002 ceasefire agreement. That agreement "is the foundation on which both the government of Sri Lanka and the LTTE can find...
  • 'Indo-Pak hostility harms business' November 21, 2006

    London: Strong economic relations between India and Pakistan will help achieve long-term objectives for the betterment of the people of the two countries, according to the Pakistan Minister for Commerce Humayun Akhtar Khan. On the eve of the first-ever South Asia Business Forum in London, he said: "A peaceful region, one...
  • 7/11 accused retract confessions October 9, 2006

    Mumbai: Seven of the 13 accused in the 7/11 serial train blasts on Monday retracted their confessional statements in a special court, alleging they were taken under pressure by police. Those who retracted the statements are Dr Tanvir Ansari, Muzamil Sheikh, Faizal Sheikh, Kamal Asari, Zamir Sheikh, Ethesham Siddiqui and Sohail...