76 Clashes between the Gurjars and Meenas Reasons behind the protests by Meena leaders against the inclusion of Gurjars in the Scheduled Tribes. The Gurjars are agitating in order to attain the status of a Scheduled Tribe. Leaders belonging to the Meena sect have been vigorously opposing this move. What are the main reasons behind the Meenas' opposition? A relevant document should mention the root cause(s) behind the conflict between these two sects. 77 Attacks by Hezbollah guerrillas Attacks by Hezbollah guerrillas on Indian and Israeli forces. A relevant document should provide information about attacks by Hezbollah guerrillas on Indian and Israeli peace keeping troops stationed in Israel. 78 Conflict between Advani and Singhal over the Ram Mandir issue Conflict between Ashok Singhal, the president of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, and L.K. Advani, the BJP leader over the Ram Mandir issue. A relevant document should provide information about the ongoing debate on the Ram Mandir issue between Ashok Singhal, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad president, and L.K. Advani, the BJP leader. Information on conflicts between these two leaders on other issues, or among other VHP and BJP leaders is irrelevant. 79 Building roads between China and Mount Everest Plans to build a road from China to Mount Everest. A relevant document should describe plans to build a road from China to Mount Everest. Information about discussions on this issue between the Indian and Chinese authorities is also relevant. 80 Babri Masjid demolition case started against Advani Initiation of legal proceedings against Advani for his involvement in the demolition of Babri Masjid. A relevant document must include information about the initial legal steps taken against Advani, including the registration of an FIR, or orders passed by the Rae Bareilly court. Information about steps that were taken to transfer the case to the Allahabad High Court is not relevant, nor is information about what happened at the Allahabad Court. 81 Problems related to the immunization programme against Japanese Encephalitis in India The Health Ministry in India has made certain plans to protect Indian children against the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis. What problems have arisen in the course of implementing these plans? What problems have arisen while vaccinating Indian children against Japanese Encephalitis? One of the problems is that adequate vaccine is not manufactured in India. Thus, the possibility of importing vaccine from abroad (particularly China) has been considered. Related discussions will also be regarded as relevant. 82 Proposed bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad The proposed bus service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, and its role in solving the Indo-Pak dispute. A proposed bus service between Srinagar in India and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan is being considered. What hopes has this raised about resolving disputes between the two countries? Terrorist organizations have threatened to attack the buses to disrupt the service. Information about such threats is also relevant. 83 Election campaign of Laloo Prasad Yadav and Ram Vilas Paswan Attempts made by Laloo Prasad Yadav and Ram Vilas Paswan to gain the votes of Muslim voters. A relevant document will describe attempts made by Laloo Prasad Yadav and Ram Vilas Paswan to gain the votes of Muslim voters. Of particular interest is information about various promises made and allurements offered to Muslims. 84 Brinda Karat's allegations against Swami Ramdev Allegations raised by Brinda Karat that medicines sold by Swami Ramdev contain animal parts. A relevant document should contain information about complaints made by Brinda Karat alleging that Ramdev has been selling medicines containing animal parts, thus violating licensing and labeling regulations laid down in India's Drug and Cosmetics Act. 85 Abu Salem, accused in the Mumbai Bomb Blast case, in jail custody Order passed by the court to remand Abu Salem, accused in the Mumbai Bomb Blast case, in jail custody. Information about Abu Salem's involvement in the Mumbai Bomb Blasts is relevant. Information related to other accusations against him, such as those related to the Pradip Jain murder case, or the passport forgery case, is not relevant. 86 Privatization of the Mumbai and Delhi airports The Government's decision to privatize the Mumbai and Delhi airports and its call for tender bids in this regard. A relevant document should contain information about the decision to modernise and privatise the Mumbai and Delhi airports. Information about Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Airport Developer Ltd.'s participation in the bidding process for both airports is also relevant, but articles dealing with the subsequent court cases are not relevant. 87 Discussions between Manmohan Singh and Pervez Musharraf regarding the position of troops around Siachen Discussions between Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, and Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan, regarding the position of troops around Siachen. A relevant document should contain information about talks / discussions between Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, and Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan, regarding the position of troops around Siachen. 88 Popular protests against the arrest of the accused in the Shankar Raman murder case Arrests of Jayendra Saraswati, Shankaracharya of Kanchi and Vijayendra Saraswati, for their alleged involvement in the murder of Shankar Raman, and people's protests against these arrests. Jayendra Saraswati, Shankaracharya of Kanchi, along with Vijayendra Saraswati, the junior Shankaracharya, were arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of Shankar Raman. A relevant document should contain information about the arrests, and popular protests against the arrests. 89 Involvement of Congress ministers in the oil-for-food scam Alleged involvement of the External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh and other Congress ministers in the Iraqi oil-for-food scam, and related investigations. A relevant document should contain information about the alleged involvement of K. Natwar Singh, India's External Affairs Minister, along with a few other Congress ministers, in the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal, and related investigations by the Enforcement Directorate. 90 Indian representatives visit Bangladesh A visit by a team of Indian representatives to Dhaka to discuss issues like sharing of water, security, and training camps for militants. A relevant document should contain information about one or more of the following issues in the context of a visit by Indian representatives to Bangladesh: - sharing of Teesta waters between India and Bangladesh - security, and training camps for militants - India's disappointment at Bangladesh's denial of the presence of terrorist camps on its soil - India's apprehensions that ULFA militants are being trained in Bangladesh and their activities are being controlled from there. 91 Allegations of financial corruption against Pratibha Patil Charges of financial corruption against Pratibha Patil. A relevant document should contain information about various charges of corruption levelled against Pratibha Patil, e.g. the embezzlement of Kargil funds, aiding relatives to take loans from a cooperative bank which were never repaid, etc. Information about protests by the NDA on such grounds against the nomination of Pratibha Patil for the post of President is also relevant. 92 Activities of the Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka Insurgent activities of the Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka. A relevant document should contain information about various destructive activities of the Tamil Tigers, such as their role in the civil war, attacks on Sri Lankan soldiers, etc. 93 Taking bribes for raising questions in parliament Members of the Indian parliament caught on camera, accepting bribes for raising questions in Parliament. Some members of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were caught on camera, accepting bribes for raising questions in Parliament. A relevant document should have information on this expose. 94 Indian Navy accused of leaking classified information Investigations into the accusations that classified information has been leaked by the Indian Navy. The Indian navy has been accused of leaking classified information to foreign powers. A relevant document should have information about the CBI investigation into these allegations. 95 Racism row on the Big Brother show The racism row on the Big Brother show involving Shilpa Shetty and Jade Goody. A relevant document should contain information about the racist attitude of Jade Goody towards Shilpa Shetty on the Celebrity Big Brother show, and Shilpa's reactions to this attitude. 96 Pramod Mahajan's killer Statements made by Pramod Mahajan's killer in court, denying charges against him. The accused in the Pramod Mahajan murder trial has denied the charges against him. A relevant document should contain information about his denial. 97 Quarrel between the Ambani brothers regarding ownership of the Reliance Group Feud between Mukesh Ambani and Anil Ambani regarding ownership of the Reliance Group. Information about the feud between Mukesh Ambani and Anil Ambani regarding ownership of the Reliance Group, and about the final report presented by K.V. Kamath on the valuation of assets of the Reliance Group is relevant. 98 India dismisses China's claims on Arunachal Pradesh India's dismissal of China's claims on Arunachal Pradesh. A relevant document should contain information about India's dismissal of China's claims on Arunachal Pradesh, and the arguments presented by India to support its position. Statements made by the Arunachal Pradesh government are irrelevant. 99 Laloo Prasad Yadav and the fodder scam Evidence regarding Laloo Prasad Yadav's involvement in the fodder scam. A relevant document should contain information about evidence regarding Railway Minister Laloo Prasad Yadav's involvement in the multi-million rupee fodder scam. 100 Monica Bedi and the passport forgery case Monica Bedi charged with obtaining forged passports at Hyderabad. A relevant document should contain information about charges against Monica Bedi of acquiring a forged passport under a false name at Hyderabad, and the investigations conducted by the CBI in this regard. Information about forged passports obtained elsewhere is not relevant. 101 Drug party at Pramod Mahajan's bungalow Details of the drink-and-drugs party at the late Pramod Mahajan's official bungalow in which Rahul (his son), Bibek Moitra, and possibly others were involved. Rahul Mahajan and Bibek Moitra were involved in a late-night drink-and-drugs party, held at the official residence of the late Pramod Mahajan, Rahul's father. A relevant document should provide details about what happened that night, e.g. who was present, what intoxicants / drugs were consumed, etc. A document whose main focus is on the aftermath of the incident - its political implications, controversy involving Rahul's medical reports, police investigations, etc. is not relevant. 102 Pakistani cricketers involved in a doping scandal Charges of doping against Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif. A relevant document should contain specific information about the charges of doping against Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif, or the steps taken by CAS in this case. 103 Bilateral problems surrounding the Baglihar hydro-electric power project What is India's position on the Indo-Pak conflict over the Baglihar hydro-electric power project? The Baglihar hydro-electric power project has given rise to tension between India and Pakistan on the issue of sharing the waters of the Indus and its tributaries. A relevant document should cover the position of the Indian government on this issue. 104 Jaya Bachchan sacked from Rajya Sabha membership What legal steps has Jaya Bachchan taken on being disqualified from Rajya Sabha membership for holding an office of profit? Jaya Bachchan has been disqualified from Rajya Sabha membership for holding an office of profit. A relevant document should cover the legal recourse that Jaya Bachchan has taken to protest against this decision. 105 Taj heritage corridor scandal CBI investigations into the alleged involvement of the Chief Minister and highly placed bureaucrats of Uttar Pradesh in the multi-crore Taj heritage corridor scandal. A relevant document should focus on the investigation of Mayavati, D.S. Bagga, and R.K. Sharma by the CBI in connection with the Rs. 175 crore Taj Heritage Corridor Scandal. 106 Ban on Taslima Nasreen's novel "Shame" Taslima Nasreen's novel "Shame" banned for hurting Muslim religious sentiments. A relevant document should contain information about resentment among the Muslim population against Taslima Nasreen's novel Shame, or the consequent ban on the novel. Information about any other novel is not relevant. 107 Furore over the release of a CD containing anti-Muslim sentiments in Uttar Pradesh Accusations against the BJP of publishing a CD containing anti-Muslim material during the run-up to the election in Uttar Pradesh, India, and steps taken by the BJP in this regard. A relevant document should contain information about BJP's involvement in the distribution of an anti-Muslim CD in UP (Uttar Pradesh), or about the suspension of the party workers involved in the preparation / modification of the CD from the BJP. 108 Greater Nagaland Demand for a Greater Nagaland made by NSCN, a Naga organization, and protests made by neighbouring states against this demand. A relevant document should contain information about the demand for a Greater Nagaland, and the opposition to this move from Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. 109 New political party formed by Raj Thackeray Raj Thackeray's decision to form a new political party in Mumbai, and his announcement about the new party. A relevant document should contain information about the continuous conflicts between Raj and his cousin Uddhav Thackeray (Bal Thackeray's son), and about Raj's decision to form a new political party in Mumbai. 110 Sino-Indian relations and border trade Border trade through Nathu La and its impact on Sino-Indian relations. Information about the prospects of improving Sino-Indian relations through border trade, expectations and apprehensions expressed by officials from the two countries in this regard, potential contentious issues, etc. is relevant. Details about the movement of goods through Nathu La are irrelevant. 111 Dance bars banned in Mumbai Ban on Mumbai's dance bars and protests by dancers against the ban. A relevant document should contain information about the decision of the Maharashtra cabinet to ban dance bars in Mumbai, or about the protests / rallies organized by the dancers against the order to close down all dance bars. 112 Links between Gutkha manufacturers and the underworld Links between the Goa and Manikchand Gutkha manufacturing companies and Dawood Ibrahim. A relevant document should contain information about the links between the owners of the Manikchand Gutkha and Goa Gutkha companies and Dawood Ibrahim, the gangster. Information about links between Dawood Ibrahim and other companies is not relevant. 113 Political clashes in Bangladesh Clashes within the BNP and between the BNP and the Awami League in Bangladesh. A relevant document should contain information on the clashes between existing BNP supporters and those who left the party, clashes between supporters of Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia, and the number of persons killed or wounded in such clashes. 114 Investigation of the arms scandal in the Defence Ministry Arms deal signed by George Fernandez with Denel, and demands made by Pranab Mukherjee for an investigation into irregularities in this deal. Information about an arms deal signed by ex-Minister George Fernandez with South African firm Denel is relevant. Information about Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee's demand for detailed information about the deal, and investigations into the purchase of arms is also relevant. 115 Serial blasts in Varanasi Casualties resulting from the serial blasts in the Sankatmochan temple. Relevant documents should contain information on the serial blasts in Varanasi, the first blast at the crowded Sankatmochan temple near Benaras Hindu University, and the number of persons dead / wounded, etc. 116 Encounter specialist Daya Nayak What steps did the ACB take against Daya Nayak in the disproportionate assets (DA) case? A relevant document should contain specific information about the steps taken / charges framed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against encounter specialist Daya Nayak. Information about charges against his wife and associates is irrelevant. 117 Controversy over land at Kalinganagar The offer for talks made by the tribals and the Orissa government's plea for central mediation in connection with the controversy over land acquisition at Kalinganagar. The tribals have requested the Orissa government to call a meeting to resolve the controversy over land acquisition at Kalinganagar. The Orissa state government has sought mediation by the Centre over this issue. A relevant document should contain information about these moves. Other details about the meeting are irrelevant. 118 Terrorist strike at Ayodhya Possible involvement of Pakistani terrorist groups behind the Ayodhya attack, and the effect of the attack. A relevant document should contain information on one or more of the following: the casualties inflicted, political strikes after the attack, suspicion of the involvement of Pakistani terrorist groups behind the attack, BJP's labeling the incident as a blow on religious beliefs, etc. 119 Taj Mahal controversy Controversy about Taj Mahal take over. Is the Taj Mahal a wakf property? What evidence is there in support of this claim made by the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Wakf Board? Information about the Archaeological Survey of India's demand for supporting evidence is relevant. Also relevant is any information on efforts to privatise the Taj Mahal. 120 Sex CD scandal involving Anara Gupta Charges against Anara Gupta, erstwhile Miss Jammu, for her involvement in the sex CD scandal, and reports from the Andhra Pradesh forensic laboratory in this regard. Anara Gupta was arrested for her alleged involvement in the sex CD scandal. But the report from the Andhra Pradesh forensic laboratory termed the charges as baseless. A relevant document should contain information about the charges or the forensic reports from Andhra Pradesh. 121 Blasts on Samjhauta Express Deadly explosions on the Samjhauta Express. A relevant document should report about the blasts on the Samjhauta Express, and the casualties caused by the explosions. 122 Sanjay Dutt's surrender Surrender of Sanjay Dutt, the actor, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. A relevant document should contain information about the surrender of Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. Information about the time limit set by the court for Sanjay Dutt to surrender is also relevant. 123 Death of Yasser Arafat Death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. A relevant document should contain information about the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Information regarding the political uncertainty or instability in Palestine is not relevant. 124 Sale of illegal drugs in various Indian states Trade in illegal drugs in various states of India. A relevant document should mention the various places in India where illegal drugs are sold. The names of specific states are of particular interest. 125 Attack on the Lal Masjid Siege of the Lal Masjid in Islamabad by fundamentalist students. A relevant document should contain information about one or more of the following: the arrest of the chief Imam of the Lal Masjid, gherao of the Lal Masjid by fundamentalist students in order to set him free, and clashes between the students and the police.