Well… first of all.. my bad…
Was too much in hurry to post wat i saw yesterday..
Well for the explanation:
* Plugins like LiveHTTP, FireBug show the un-encrypted url which is being requested for..
* So, before actually posting this URL, browser encrypts it. This is because the login page is present on the HTTPS domain.
* Confirmed this by actually using wireshark to sniff the packets being transmitted from my machine!