Here is a roundup of news from Indian newspapers, news wires and Web sites on Thursday, May 12, 2011. The Wall Street Journal has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Rahul arrested, takes farmer battle into Mayawati’s camp: Some 15 hours after he sneaked into Bhatta Parsaul, riding pillion on a motorcycle to join farmers agitating for higher compensation from the Mayawati government for their acquired land, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was arrested late Wednesday by the Uttar Pradesh police. (Source: Indian Express)
Osama Operation: Defense Minister Antony Reviews Security: Union Defence Minister AK Antony reviewed overall security situation with three service chiefs, the National Security Advisor, and the Defense Secretary. (Source: NDTV)
PM to Visit Afghanistan Soon to Gauge Post-Laden Equation: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Afghanistan in the near future to discuss security and development, a senior government official said on Wednesday, amid regional uncertainty following the death of Osama bin Laden. (Source: Indian Express)
SC asks Center to Frame Guidelines on Phone-tapping: The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the Center to frame guidelines for interception of telephone conversations in order to prevent illegal phone tapping by service providers. (Source: PTI)
India Hockey Team Lose to Pakistan in Azlan Shah Cup: India squandered a first half lead to suffer an embarassing 1-3 defeat against arch-rivals Pakistan in a crucial match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Malayasia. (Source: PTI)
Fuente: India Real Time