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- Ulfa Shifting Cadres To Myanmar Base: Army (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Oct 26, 2007)
Finding itself in the line of fire of the Army that has mounted tremendous pressure, the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has shifted some camps deep inside Myanmar from thickly forested area of Arunachal Pradesh bordering. . .
- Bjp To Upa: Stop Chinese Incursions (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The BJP on Thursday mounted a blistering attack against the Congress-led UPA government for the 140 Chinese incursions into India in the recent past.
- 'Centre Overlooking Chinese Intrusions' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Expressing concern over Center's "lackadaisical and indifferent" attitude towards growing intrusion by the Chinese troops into Indian territory, the BJP on Thursday described it 'shocking' that UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was on a five-day tour . . . .
- Cloud Of Mystery (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Oct 24, 2007)
Yet another monsoon is over and, with that, yet another test for the prediction skill of the statistical long-range forecast (LRF) model of the India Meteorological Department (IMD); this time it was a new model with a new methodology (Frontline, June 1).
- Understanding China (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
The most important factors explaining China’s progress since the deaths of Mao Zedhong and Zhou Enlai have been the spread and quick absorption of modern Western technology under conditions of relative peace and tranquillity.
- Look Northeast Policy (Indian Express, Pamela Philipose, Oct 22, 2007)
Amidst the Incredible India@60 blitzkrieg in New York was an event that didn’t attract the attention it should have.
- Sleeping On The Job (Pioneer, Claude Arpi, Oct 17, 2007)
India is the only country whose establishment officially defines 'national interest' as a 'vague' concept. As a result, the pursuit of a vague foreign policy leads to one fiasco after another. Burma is the latest example
- Dealing With The Yangon Junta (Deccan Herald, Bidanda M Chengappa, Oct 16, 2007)
India needs to overtly engage the junta and cultivate contact with pro-democracy forces.
- China's Hand (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 16, 2007)
At a recent conference of State police chiefs, the China connection to India's North-Eastern insurgency was brought out loud and clear.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Oct 13, 2007)
China’s Party Congress is held every five years.
- Chinese Charges (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 13, 2007)
Surprisingly, China has accused India of violating an agreement for peace and tranquillity in the border region at a time when the two countries are engaged in finding a solution to their border problem and developing closer relations.
- Will The Lottery Agent Fall Into Service Tax Net? (Business Line, D. Murali , Oct 13, 2007)
A bumper draw of sorts is currently on, with more than Rs 2,000 crore as the sum at stake.
- Ulfa Militant Killed (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
A senior leader of ULFA's 28th Battalion has perished and a senior woman cadre of the outfit arrested by a joint team of the Army and the Assam Police in Charaideo subdivision of Sivasagar district in Upper Assam.
- Chinese Incursion Into Bhutan Worries India (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
The latest diplomatic bugbear from Beijing to New Delhi is China’s incursions into Bhutan, a country whose foreign policy is by and large run by India.
- India, China To Resolve Bunker Issue Diplomatically (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 10, 2007)
India and China have agreed to resolve their stand-off over the presence of two Indian Army bunkers along the Line of Actual Control in the Thagla ridge area of Arunachal Pradesh through diplomatic means, official Indian sources said. Playing down . . .
- Torrent Of Sorrow In Assam (Frontline, Sushanta Talukdar, Oct 10, 2007)
Assam has been battling devastating floods since May. Three waves of floods, caused by the rivers Brahmaputra and Barak and their tributaries, have affected life in 26 of its 27 districts.
- India-China Army Exercises Delayed (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
The first ever joint India-China army exercise, scheduled for November, has been delayed because the giant Asian rivals cannot decide on a date or venue, an Indian official said Tuesday.
- Border Talks With China Positive (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
Yet another round of talks spread over three days, eleventh in the series on the border dispute between India and China, concluded in Beijing on September 26.
- Sonia's Reaction Smacks Of Dictatorship: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
The BJP on Monday lashed out at Congress president Sonia Gandhi for calling those, who oppose the India-US civil nuclear deal and the present alignment of Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, as enemies of development and peace . . . . ..
- Bjp Slams Sonia On Nuclear Deal (New Indian Express, ANITA SALUJA, Oct 09, 2007)
The BJP on Monday slammed Congress President Sonia Gandhi for her statement, calling detractors of the Indo-US nuclear deal and the Sethusamudram Project as enemies of development and peace.
- Indian-Americans Keen To Invest In Assam (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
The Indian diaspora in the US has shown interest in investing in Assam with proposals ranging from producing bio-diesel to operating small aircraft for regional connectivity, says Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
- Gowda Was Ready To Have Ananth As Karnataka Cm (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
With Rahul Gandhi on an overdrive to create his own team, moves are afoot to appoint another political secretary to the Congress president.
- Reliance Power To Go In For $6 B Syndicated Loan (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Oct 06, 2007)
To create a total capacity of 24,200 MW
Sasan project to be commissioned during XI Plan
To foray into hydro projects in Arunachal Pradesh
- Ulfa Trains New Cadres In Bhutan Border Area (Asian Age, Manoj Anand, Oct 05, 2007)
The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom is using the border areas of Bhutan to train its new recruits in Western Assamâ€™s Nalbari and Baska districts.
- India Seeks Release Of Suu Kyi (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 05, 2007)
For the first time in many years, India has joined the West in seeking release of the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi but insisted that the tone of a resolution on Myanmar by a United Nations body should have been less minatory.
- ‘Dredging Will Open Coast To Tsunamis’ (Asian Age, R. Bhagwan Singh, Sep 29, 2007)
Whether there was a Ram Sethu or not, the Sethusamudram project had to be opposed as it threatens the marine ecology and fishermenâ€™s livelihoods and also lays opens the southern shoreline to the risk of a tsunami, a panel of "experts" said in . . . .
- Border Talks End (Hindu, PALLAVI AIYAR, Sep 27, 2007)
The latest round of negotiations between India and China on the border dispute ended here on Wednesday. While no breakthrough was announced, a brief press release from the Indian embassy said the three-day talks were “useful and positive.”
- Moily, The Star On Congress Firmament (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Sep 25, 2007)
As the party revamp has been made with an eye on the possible mid-term poll, Moily's task as chairman of the DEPCO becomes important from this point of view.
- Digvijay For U.P., Arunkumar For Tamil Nadu (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
On the reconstituted All-India Congress Committee, Andhra Pradesh leader Arun Kumar has been appointed general secretary in charge of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Motilal Vora will remain treasurer with additional charge of Administration.
- Rahul Is Gen Secy In Major Congress Reshuffle (Asian Age, Venkatesh Kesari , Sep 25, 2007)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday inducted her son and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi as a general secretary of the party.
- Another Round Of Talks Begins (Hindu, PALLAVI AIYAR, Sep 24, 2007)
India and China have their work cut out in ensuring that the negotiations on the boundary dispute make progress.
- Wake Up To China's Plans (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries was a cardinal principle of Jawaharlal Nehru's five principles of peaceful coexistence.
- Siachen: Army Scoffs At Pak Stand (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
Army chief General J J Singh on Friday scoffed at Pakistan's objections to India's move to open up the once volatile Indo-Pak border at Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, located in Jammu and Kashmir, to trekkers and expeditions.
- China Pushes South, Says Remove Bunkers (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
Moves by the Chinese army along the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet trijunction, culminating in a demand for removal of two Indian army bunkers near an outpost called Batang La, indicate that Beijing is pushing south for more elbow room in the area . . . .
- Wake Up To China's Plans (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Sep 20, 2007)
Non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries was a cardinal principle of Jawaharlal Nehru's five principles of peaceful coexistence.
- Military Rule In Neighbourhood (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 20, 2007)
Non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries was a cardinal part of Jawaharlal Nehru’s five principles of peaceful coexistence.
- We Have A Long Way To Go (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Recently appointed vice chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, Prof K C Belliappa speaks to Deccan Heralds N Niranjan Nikam.
- Dance Music (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
The author is a performing artiste and an academic who has rich experience in providing vocal support to eminent dancers for over two decades.
- Ulfa Top Gun Caught In Transit (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
As the commander of Ulfa’s most potent combat unit, Prabal Neog is used to barking orders to his men to kill and maim Hindi-speaking people. Today, he was begging the police to shoot him.
- Rs 31,500 Cr Pds Grain Stolen In 3 Yrs (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
In the last three years, Rs 31,585.98 crore worth of wheat and rice meant for the poorest of the poor was siphoned off from the public distribution system.
- Funds, But No Jobs (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 12, 2007)
Although the Punjab government plans to set up a separate department for the unemployed, how serious it is on the issue can be gauged from the fact that it has failed to use funds made available by the Centre under the National Rural Employment . . . .
- China For Better Ties With Japan (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 12, 2007)
The Chinese Defence Minister, Cao Gangchuan, has just concluded a five-day visit to Japan, the first in almost a decade. While bilateral ties between China and Japan had plummeted to an all-time low in 2001, after the then Japanese Prime Minister . . . .
- Ulfa Now A Broken Force, Says Governor (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Sep 10, 2007)
Assam Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Ajai Singh considers the outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) a “disintegrated force” which has lost all its cohesiveness.
- Nuclear Standoff: Blame China (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 10, 2007)
In the recent debate over the 123 Agreement, two major underlying issues have been totally overlooked. One, the 123 Agreement is not an isolated and stand-alone development.
- Rich Or Poor, Indians In Bad Shape (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Sep 08, 2007)
On the matter of weight, there are two schools of thought in developed countries among those exercised about the issue. One believes that outside every thin person there is a fat one closing in.
- Sk Singh Is Rajasthan Governor (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 07, 2007)
Shilendra Kumar Singh, former diplomat and governor of Arunachal Pradesh, was sworn in as the new governor of Rajasthan at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan.
- Killings Spark Ethnic Tension In India (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
At least 15 tribal people in India’s remote northeastern Manipur state have been killed this week in clashes with separatist rebels, police said on Thursday, sparking fears of wider ethnic conflict in the region.
- 'Another Big Tsunami May Hit India' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
Millions of people living on the Bay of Bengal coast face a tsunami, possibly as devastating as the one in 2004 which killed more than 200,000 people when a 9.3 magnitude earthquake triggered it off Sumatra.
- S K Singh To Take Oath As Rajasthan Governor Today (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
Former foreign secretary S K Singh, who is currently serving as the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, will take oath on Thursday as the new Governor of Rajasthan.
- India Fast-Tracks Highway Shortcut To China (Indian Express, ANUBHUTI VISHNOI, Sep 04, 2007)
India is set to fully revive its side of the famous Stilwell road of World War II, which stretches across Assam and Arunachal Pradesh and into China and Myanmar.
- China Bans Reincarnation Of Living Buddhas Without Nod (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 03, 2007)
In an extraordinary move that has long-term implications particularly for India, China has banned the reincarnation of living Buddhas without state permission.
- Nuked By Bad Taste (Telegraph, RAMACHANDRA GUHA , Sep 01, 2007)
In recent years, there has been a sharp decline in standards of political debate in India. In and out of the parliament, issues concerning the public good are rarely discussed logically or dispassionately.
- The Year 2007 (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Sep 01, 2007)
India's Communist movement is periodically visited by traumatic dilemmas.
- Scs, Sts Come Close To Obcs In Per Capita Monthly Expenditure (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Sep 01, 2007)
It would be an eye-opener for the policy makers who project Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) economically weaker than other backward classes (OBCs).
- Wen Advocates Patience, Sincerity In Resolving Border Row With India (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
China has advocated sincerity and patience in resolving the long-standing Sino-Indian border dispute.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Aug 29, 2007)
The latest warning to the UPA government from the Left should leave nobody in doubt.
- Karat’S Boomerang (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Aug 28, 2007)
All actions have unintended consequences. CPM leader Prakash Karat’s main objective in threatening to pull down the Manmohan Singh government on the nuclear issue was to break the gathering momentum behind the Indo-US partnership.
- Not This North-East Policy (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
As we celebrate 60 years of India’s independence, a section of youth from north-east India are challenging the vision of ‘development’ being sold to them by the central and state governments. Since June 21, 2007, the . . . .. .
- No Thank You, America (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 23, 2007)
Organiser columnist M.V. Kamat says the only question one needs to ask before signing the 123 agreement with the US is, “Can we trust America?” And, “The plain and simple answer is: We can’t.”
- Deport Taslima (Pioneer, N Jamal Ansari, Aug 22, 2007)
Roughing up of Taslima Nasreen has once again brought up the issue of 'freedom of speech' in focus. What happened in Hyderabad was not in good taste, but who are responsible for that?
- Cluster Bomb Makers Face U.K. Boycott (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
Spiritual tradition asserts that when an individual seeks the truth earnestly the Supreme Being will appear in some form to impart spiritual knowledge to him.
- Tiwari Is Andhra Governor (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The Centre on Sunday announced a series of gubernatorial appointments, and named veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, who lost power in Uttarakhand, as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh.
- Mixed Signals In Governor Shuffle (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The Centre today appointed two new governors and moved or gave additional responsibilities to five others in a reshuffle that sends out mixed signals about the UPA government’s belief in its own tenure.
- N.D. Tiwari Appointed Andhra Pradesh Governor (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, N.D. Tiwari, was on Sunday appointed Governor of Andhra Pradesh in place of Rameshwar Thakur, who has been shifted to Karnataka.
- Spoilers Don't Prosper (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Aug 17, 2007)
The clamouring against the Indo-American Civilian Nuclear Agreement by the Left Front and the BJP is both obscurantist and retrograde.
- Married To The Art (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
Bharatanatyam dancer Uma Vasudevan, a granddaughter of the legendary vocalist T. Mukta and grandniece of T. Balasaraswati, carries her legacy and her responsibilities with ease.
- Systemic Ills (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Aug 17, 2007)
Preoccupied with AIDS control, government and funding agencies gloss over other health priorities.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Aug 16, 2007)
The Indo-US Nuclear Deal is relevant for different reasons. It will affect our energy programme.
- Upa Govt Keeps Its Promise; Mid-Day Meal Scheme On Track (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
The UPA will be able to keep part of its promise made in the common minimum programme (CMP) on the mid-day meal scheme.
- So Talkative (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Aug 03, 2007)
The Naga peace talks began 10 years ago with the signing of a ceasefire that came into effect on August 1, 1997.
- Rail Tickets From Designated Post Offices (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Aug 01, 2007)
Indian Railways and the Department of Posts on Tuesday signed an agreement to allow the sale of reserved tickets through post offices spread across the country.
- Take The Peace Talks To A New Level (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
The time has come for some creative diplomacy to end the stasis that has marked the long-running Naga peace process — and take it to the next level.
- Naga Leaders Set Conditions For Extension Of Ceasefire (Hindu, Sushanta Talukdar, Jul 28, 2007)
Leaders of Naga civil society groups on Friday urged the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) not to agree to an extension of the ceasefire if the Centre did not show commitment and come out with concrete solutions during . . . . . . .
- Sc's Contempt Notices To Five Chief Secys (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
The Supreme Court has issued contempt notices to five State Chief Secretaries on Wednesday for their failure to comply with the court's directive to open anganwadi centres (AWC) as part of a Central scheme to provide nutritious food to . . . . .
- Trouble Overseas For The Ltte (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 24, 2007)
From the US to Australia, governments have begun to crack down on LTTE leaders and operatives for violating anti-terrorism laws.
- Need For An Asian Congress (Tribune, Maharajakrishna Rasgotra, Jul 24, 2007)
History is in the making in Asia where two new powers — China and India — are rising, and Japan, long acknowledged as the world’s second economic power after the United States, is re-emerging as a major modern military and naval power.
- Register All Marriages, Says Sc (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 24, 2007)
In an effort to make the registration of marriages in the country compulsory, the Supreme Court on Monday directed all the states to frame rules for this, irrespective of the couple’s religion.
- Sc Issues Notices To States (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 24, 2007)
The Supreme Court today took exception to the states keeping non-Hindu religious groups out of the ambit of compulsory registration of marriages and issued notices to all of them to furnish response on this aspect.
- Cops Snap At Ulfa Heels, Shoot 3 Cadres (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Jul 23, 2007)
A week after the death of abducted FCI Executive Director Phul Chand Ram in a “crossfire” between the Assam Police and ULFA militants near here, security forces have intensified operations against the outfit, killing three cadres, apprehending two . . . .
- The Deafening Sounds Of Silence (OutLook, B. Raman , Jul 21, 2007)
We have been observing a disquieting silence--whether it be in Afghanistan or Iraq or Somalia or Myanmar.
- India-China Border Issue (Tribune, Mohan Guruswamy, Jul 20, 2007)
The Chinese seem to be either testing the waters or ratcheting up the dispute over either the whole of Arunachal Pradesh or part of it with their recent pronouncements on the subject, starting with the statement of the Chinese Ambassador to . . . .
- India Grapples With First Bill To Stop Sex Harassment (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
India’s government is grappling to come up with the first ever legislation aimed at stopping sexual harassment and provide minimum protection to women joining the workforce of its booming economy.
- Abdul Kalam Gives Away Rank And Bolt Awards (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday gave away the “Rank and Bolt” awards to teachers and students who had emerged winners after competing at the state levels.
- People Without A Home (Telegraph, Chiranjib Haldar, Jul 19, 2007)
Six decades after India’s independence, the Chakmas have turned into refugees within and without.
- After Tiger, Project Snow Leopard On Anvil (Pioneer, Yoga Rangatia, Jul 16, 2007)
After tiger and elephant, the Environment Ministry proposes a conservation plan for the elusive snow leopard.
- Assam Must Learn From Tripura (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jul 16, 2007)
Food Corporation of India Executive Director P.C. Ram’s tragic death in a shootout between police and his United Liberation Front of Asom captors has refocussed attention on the huge cost of not resolving one of India’s most intractable conflicts.
- Ulfa’S Shadow (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jul 14, 2007)
The tragic death in a crossfire of senior FCI official P.C. Ram, kidnapped and held by ULFA militants since April, points to the fact that the North-East remains as troubled as ever and counter-insurgency operations are nowhere as effective as . . . .
- Oil Ministry Wants Cabinet To Retain Nocs’ Royalty Burden (Indian Express, Amitav Ranjan, Jul 14, 2007)
There is no respite for cash-rich national oil companies (NOCs) ONGC and Oil India Ltd as the petroleum ministry now wants them to continue paying high royalties on crude oil even though the Cabinet decided in February 2003 to reduce them from this . . .
- Special Article (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 14, 2007)
A controversy rocked Parliament on 8 May, when two BJP MPs from Arunachal Pradesh, Mr Tapir Gao and Mr Kiren Rijiju alleged that a fresh Chinese intrusion had taken place in Arunachal Pradesh and that the Chinese army had occupied a large tract . . . .
- Look Beyond Muslims: Minority Panel Member (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Jul 11, 2007)
Minorities do not mean Muslims only. There are other minority communities too who need Government's due attention," said Lama Chosphel Zotpa, member of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), in the wake of Andhra Pradesh earmarking four . . . .
- Yuan For The Road (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Jul 11, 2007)
It is always difficult to separate money from politics. More so in the case of a still underdeveloped China that is facing the malaise of the rich: what to do with $ 1 trillion in foreign exchange reserves that are rising by an astounding . . . .
- No Strategy To Fight Maoists (Pioneer, Ashok K Mehta, Jul 11, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an able and learned man, singly responsible for the economic emancipation and rise of India.
- The Indescribable Beauty Of Tawang (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 09, 2007)
Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh has all the ugly trappings of a small hill station - loud Hindi music, street side food stalls, STD booths and Sumo taxis. But step out of the main street and the beauty of the place is surreal, writes N S Vinodh.
- The Wages Of Calumny (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 09, 2007)
The British colonial regime helped the missionaries in converting tribals. They thought the Christian hillmen would be a valuable prop to the state in time of nationalist uprising, writes BB Kumar.
- India’S Aids Scare Just Got Halved (Indian Express, Toufiq Rashid, Jul 07, 2007)
The number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in India is between 2.5 and 3.1 million, almost less than half of previous official estimates, according to a new survey released by the government today and backed by the United Nations.
- Four Indian Villages Burnt Down (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 07, 2007)
Armed residents of India's north-eastern state of Nagaland have burnt down villages in the neighbouring state of Assam, police say.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 07, 2007)
The surrender of 1,200 students and militants of Islamabad’s Lal Masjid may have staved off a bloodier confrontation.
- Ram Killing Says A Lot About Ulfa (Indian Express, Bibhu Prasad Routray, Jul 06, 2007)
The killing of the abducted Food Corporation of India (FCI) regional director, Phul Chand Ram, has created disquiet within Assam and outside it. Considerable anger has been directed against the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa).
- Rebels, Not Govt, Run The Show Here (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 06, 2007)
There is no pomp just a house with a tin roof, lost behind rows of shops selling stationery, meat and groceries. But in Manipur’s Ukhrul town, this inconspicuous house is far more powerful than any office of the central or state government.
- Tigers May Be Down To 1,300; Alarm Bells Begin To Ring (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 05, 2007)
After the news that the central Indian belt had lost a third of its tigers, comes yet another shock. India currently has only about 1,300 wild tigers, which is 2,342 less than the 3,642 last enumerated in 2001-2002.
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