The HRD ministry cancels the controversial IIM Fee-Cut imposed by ex-minister M.M. Joshi.
The US Supreme Court confers on the 600 Guantanamo Bay prisoners the right to challenge their detention in US courts. The Bush regime’s right to hold them indefinitely was upheld, though. Rev Simon Palathingal, a 62-year-old Roman Catholic priest of Indian origin, is Arrested in Milwaukee, US, for sexually abusing a minor.