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- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 24, 2007)
High-voltage talks are on this week to counter terrorism in the subcontinent, and it may just be coincidental that the move comes in the wake of explosions in Ajmer, Ludhiana and Karachi.
- India, Pakistan Agree To Work On Anti-Terror Mechanism (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
India and Pakistan today agreed to work together for identifying measures to beef up the anti-terror mechanism in the light of information shared earlier by the two on terrorist incidents and terror-related activities.
- Sc May Take Suo Motu Notice Of Karachi Blasts (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Oct 23, 2007)
Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has indicated that the Supreme Court may take up suo moto notice of the Karachi carnage during PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto’s procession on last Thursday if the investigation currently underway . . . . .
- Pm’S Top Security Aide Was In Kabul On Secret Mission (Asian Age, Rashme Sehgal, Oct 22, 2007)
National security adviser M.K. Narayanan made a secret visit to Kabul earlier this month to get a firsthand appraisal of the Taliban resurgence, soon after external affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee drew attention to the . . . . .
- India Must Not Support Benazir: Swamy (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
India should not be seen as supporting Benazir Bhutto, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, in her campaign against President Musharraf until she “atones for her past sins of the religious cleansing in Kashmir and support to Taliban,” . . . . .
- Can Benazir Bring Democracy To Pak? (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Oct 22, 2007)
Terrorists, through their latest attacks, have justified Benazir Bhuttoâ€™s much-maligned deal with President General Pervez Musharraf. She used to say that she wanted to return to Pakistan because terrorism was finishing all chances of the . . . .
- Ludhiana Investigators Zero In On Terror Cell (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 18, 2007)
RDX bomb-fabrication technique consistent with a Babbar Khalsa International unit
Punjab police say they are optimistic of rapid progress
Over two dozen former terrorists linked to suspects being questioned
- On Guard In Kashmir (Tribune, Gurmeet Kanwal, Oct 18, 2007)
Much has been written and said about demilitarisation in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Punjab Cops Echo Nsa On Pak Role (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 18, 2007)
A day after confirming that forensic teams have found traces of RDX used in the blast at Shringar cinema that killed six and injured 32, Punjab police said Pakistani intelligence agency ISI could have been behind the explosion.
- Indian’S Blogsite Creates Waves In Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
It took Mayank Austen Soofi just two visits to Pakistan to fall in love with the country and its people.
- Suppressed Turns Oppressor (Pioneer, JS Rajput, Oct 17, 2007)
A shocked group of young cricket fans watches Bangladesh defeat India in the 2007 World Cup in South Africa.
- Suspected Isi Agent Held (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
A suspected ISI agent was arrested from a north-east suburb and sensitive documents were also recovered from him, the police said yesterday.
- Eventful Days Ahead (Dawn, Najmuddin A. Shaikh, Oct 17, 2007)
Eventful days and weeks lie ahead. Today the Supreme Court will resume hearings on the petitions challenging the president’s eligibility for re-election by the current national and provincial assemblies.
- ‘National Reconciliation’, Really? (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
South Africans, who coined the words ‘Truth and Reconciliation’ to make peace between the enforcers of the apartheid regime and the majority black population so that, in the words of the incomparable Nelson Mandela, ‘we might . . . .
- The Alarm Punjab Didn’T Hear (Telegraph, BHAVNA VIJ-AURORA, Oct 16, 2007)
The Union home ministry had warned Punjab less than a month ago that Ludhiana, one of the richest industrial towns in the state, could be a prime target for terror strikes.
- More Bombings Likely: Intelligence Agencies (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 16, 2007)
Even as the Punjab police struggle to develop leads into Sunday’s movie-theatre bombing in Ludhiana, intelligence services have warned that worse could be on the way.
- New Face Of Terror (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 16, 2007)
Moderate Muslims should stand up against terror.
- Blast Meant To Scare Away Migrants From Up, Bihar? (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
A theory doing the rounds is that the Ludhiana terror attack was an attempt to scare away migrant workers from UP and Bihar, who not only are a mainstay of Punjab’s farm and industry but have emerged as a distinct community and political voice as . . . .
- Ap Blasts: Bsf Let Isi Strikers In (Deccan Herald, Bala Chauhan, Oct 15, 2007)
In March 2007, five ISI agents sneaked into India through the Bangladesh border, allegedly with the help of the BSF.
- Blast Rips Through Ludhiana Movie Hall: 7 Killed, 40 Injured (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Barely three days after a blast at the Ajmer Sharif dargah, a powerful explosion rocked a cinema hall in Ludhiana on Sunday night —- after peaceful Id festivities throughout the country —- killing at least seven persons and injuring about 40.
- Terrorism In J&k (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 13, 2007)
The mysterious blast inside an Army camp in north Kashmir on Thursday, for which Hizbul Mujahideen has claimed credit, indicates that the situation in Jammu & Kashmir with regard to terrorism remains unchanged.
- Gen Asks Bhutto To Delay Her Return,party Says Will Arrive On Oct 18 (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Former Pakistan Premier Benazir Bhutto’s party on Thursday turned down the request of President Pervez Musharraf to delay her return home, insisting that she would come back to the country from her self-imposed exile on October 18 as scheduled.
- How Isi Agents Play Double Role In Pak (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
The stocky, bearded man they call the Subidar is an encyclopedia of the jagged mountains and insular tribes here along Pakistan’s northwestern border.
- Einstein In Genes (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 10, 2007)
Before getting into the research that claimed this year’s Nobel Prize in medicine, isn’t it immensely significant that it has gone to genetic work?
- Dangers Ahead: Musharraf's Re-Election And After (Deccan Herald, Rajinder Puri, Oct 06, 2007)
Barring a miracle, Pervez Musharraf on Saturday will successfully bulldoze his way to another term as president of Pakistan through a vote by an assembly, largely depleted by angry legislators who resigned in protest against his constitutional violations.
- Musharraf’S Stamp On The Security Apparatus (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 06, 2007)
The pakistani military hierarchy has undergone a major reshuffle, with the old guard of Vice Chief Hayat and chairman, joint chiefs, Ehsan ul Haq, being replaced by Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and Tariq Majid respectively.
- Life Without A Uniform (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 06, 2007)
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic and its first president once said: "It was when I entered the military preparatory school and put on its uniform, that a feeling of strength came to me, as if I had become master of my . . . .
- General’S Re-Election Not The Real Issue (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Oct 05, 2007)
Barring a miracle President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday will successfully bulldoze his way to another term as President through a vote by an assembly largely depleted by angry legislators who resigned in protest against his constitutional violations.
- Good Intelligence Prevents Major Calamities (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
Much depends on the type of leadership and work culture of our intelligence agencies. Until and unless they build up the ethos and pride of an elite organisation, their performance will remain substandard.
- Behind The Scenes In Islamabad (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 04, 2007)
With Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf all set to be re-elected this week, the country’s polity is bound to be altered. One, he has designated his successor as army chief, Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani.
- Mush Confidant Is New Army Chief (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 03, 2007)
A man, who, by all accounts, holds General Pervez Musharraf's trust on crucial issues such as India, Benazir Bhutto and counter-insurgency, Lt General Ashfaque Kiani will be the new face of the Pakistan army.
- Other Voices - Indian Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 01, 2007)
THE Pakistan army’s top hierarchy evokes special interest even in ordinary times... In the present circumstances, promotions and reassignments in the army assume even more significance.
- Revisiting Punjab’S Secret Search For Peace (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 01, 2007)
New facts emerge on the Chandra Shekhar government’s covert peace negotiations with Khalistan terror groups.
- Bhutto To Hold Talks With Aides Of Pervez Tomorrow (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Oct 01, 2007)
The final round of talks between former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and aides of Gen. Pervez Musharraf to strike a power-sharing deal will be held in London on October 2.
- I Stand By What I Told Sc: Mush (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Sep 28, 2007)
President Gen Pervez Musharraf, while holding the prevalent circumstances of 2007 as quite different to those of 2004, has vowed to abide by his commitment to the Supreme Court that he will relinquish the post of Chief of Army Staff after his . . . .
- Reshuffling Brass (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
The Pakistan army’s top hierarchy evokes special interest even in ordinary times, given its role in running the country, whether upfront or from behind the scenes.
- Cyber-City Lives In Fear Of Terror Attacks (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
A series of deadly bombings have left this southern showcase of India's hi-tech success haunted by fears of new attacks that could ruin Hindu-Muslim harmony and the city's growing prosperity.
- The Pak State Of General Panic (Asian Age, Vikram Sood, Sep 24, 2007)
All is not well in Musharrafâ€™s realm as the General faces multiple crises â€” of legitimacy, credibility and authority.
- Mush Reshuffles Top Army Brass; New Chief For Isi (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
After his pledge to the Supreme Court to quit as Army Chief if re-elected as President, Pervez Musharraf on Friday carried out a major reshuffle of top Pakistan army commanders and appointed a new ISI chief.
- Musharraf Reshuffles Top Army Brass (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
After his pledge to the Supreme Court to quit as Army Chief if re-elected as President, Pervez Musharraf on Friday carried out a major reshuffle of top Pakistan army commanders and appointed a new ISI chief.
- Pervez Musharraf Places Loyalists In Key Military Positions (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
President Musharraf of Pakistan reshuffled the army high command yesterday, placing loyalists in key positions before his planned resignation as chief of the army.
- Terror Funding (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
It is a feeble if not confusing signal that the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation has sent out on choking the supply of funds to terrorism ~ a plague that has afflicted each of the seven member-states, albeit in varying ways and extents.
- Confused Contradictions (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 19, 2007)
It’s almost as if it wasn’t in the same city that the two events took place.
- 3 Generals In Race For Pak Army Chief’S Post (Tribune, Girja Shankar Kaura, Sep 17, 2007)
Announcement from Islamabad yesterday that Pakistani Presidential candidate Gen Pervez Musharraf will doff the uniform after re-election early next month has shifted the focus on who would assume charge of the most powerful and the critical post . . . .
- Hyderabad Blasts Brain Bilal Killed (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 15, 2007)
Shahid Bilal, accused of masterminding the twin blasts in Hyderabad, was reportedly killed by ISI in Karachi on August 30.
- Hyderabad Blasts Accused Bilal Shot Dead In Karachi (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
In what seems like a well planned and cleanly executed manoeuvre, Shahid Bilal - one of India’s most wanted terrorist and accused of the recent Hyderabad bombings - was reportedly killed in Karachi on August 30.
- 'Blasts Suspect Killed In Pak' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
Wahed was distraught on hearing that Shahid alias Bilal, his son, who is the most wanted terrorist suspect of Hyderabad blasts was shot dead in Karachi.
- Never Ending Trauma Of Terror (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Sep 10, 2007)
Whenever terrorists strike in India, one gets to hear some readymade names of the perpetrators, or their organisations, or the country/ countries that are giving them sanctuary.
- Jihadi & The Judiciary (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 10, 2007)
Pervez Musharraf’s rather pontifical, even contemptuous, advice to the Supreme Court not to hear the petition against his re-election has been summarily rejected by the Bench, another rebuff the regime has suffered at the hands of the reinstated . . .
- India, Pak Can Be Friends (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Sep 10, 2007)
I have been struck by the overwhelming desire of Pakistanis to bury the hatchet with India, to let bygones be bygones and open a new chapter in friendly relations.
- Fire Next Door (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 06, 2007)
Political developments are taking place at a dizzying speed in Pakistan. Nawaz Sharif says he will be back in the country and depose General Musharraf by October 15.
- Terror Targets Pakistan Army Hq (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 05, 2007)
For decades, the Pakistani establishment has nurtured the monster of terror. Now, it seems to have turned on its erstwhile patron with a vengeance.
- Many Versions Of Democracy (Indian Express, Husain Haqqani, Sep 05, 2007)
The last three decades have seen the ouster from power of several entrenched authoritarian rulers around the world.
- New Epicentre (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 05, 2007)
Investigations into the twin blasts in Hyderabad have revealed that the attacks were masterminded by the Bangladesh-based terror outfit, the Harkat-ul jihad al-Islami (HUJI). Several of those arrested so far have close links with HUJI; many had . . . .
- Left Can't Set The Agenda (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Sep 04, 2007)
We have another terrorist attack in Hyderabad, which leaves at least 42 people dead and hundreds injured. 'Sleeper units', which have carried out the blasts, can comfortably go back to sleep once again, as we simply refuse to act on security . . . .
- Hamza's 'Arrest' In Bangladesh Could Lead To Terror Plotters (Pioneer, Omer Farooq, Sep 04, 2007)
If the news of the arrest of Abu Hamza alias Asif alias Abdul Bari, a key HuJI militant from Hyderabad, by the Bangladesh police turns out to be correct, it would be a watershed in the history of the fight against terrorism.
- Left Can't Set The Agenda (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Sep 03, 2007)
We have another terrorist attack in Hyderabad, which leaves at least 42 people dead and hundreds injured.
- War On Terror And Pakistan (Tribune, Firdous Syed, Sep 01, 2007)
Historically, in the Pakhtoon tradition, Jirga, the gathering of notables, is a conflict resolution exercise. In this regard, the conduct of four-day Pak-Afghan Peace Jirga, of tribal leaders from Pakistan and Afghanistan in Kabul was . . . . .
- Govt Activates Diplomatic Channels: Last-Ditch Efforts To Clinch Deal With Bb, Block Sharifs’ Return (Daily Times, Rana Qaisar, Sep 01, 2007)
Following a deadlock in the Musharraf-Benazir talks and Nawaz Sharif’s decision to land in Islamabad on September 10, the government made a last-ditch effort on Friday by activating two different diplomatic channels to “clinch” a deal with Benazir . . . .
- Pervez: No Quit-Army Promise (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Aug 31, 2007)
Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf on Thursday rejected that he has promised to quit the post of Army Chief as part of a power-sharing deal with former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
- I Will Return To Pakistan On September 10: Nawaz Sharif (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Aug 31, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced on Thursday that he would return to the country on September 10.
- No Power To The People (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Aug 31, 2007)
The fracas over the Indo-US nuclear deal, 123 Agreement and Hyde Act has revealed one chilling fact. It has revealed how easily the elite politics of Jawaharlal Nehru University and the India International Centre — politics that have no resonance . . . .
- Hyderabad Blasts Were Meant To Be Far Deadlier (Tribune, Rajeev Sharma, Aug 30, 2007)
The August 25 twin Hyderabad blasts were meant to be far deadlier in scope and swathe than known so far. Here’s why.
- Terror Attacks On Rise In North-East: Centre (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
The number of terror attacks in the North-east has gone up in the current year, as Ulfa is raising its head again in Assam and other insurgent outfits have joined in the mayhem in Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura.
- ‘Bilal Issuing Instructions Online’ (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
Shahid Bilal alias Aamir, a 32-year-old top Harkat ul Jehadi Islami (HUJI) commander and suspected mastermind of Saturday’s twin blasts in Hyderabad, is believed to be visiting internet chat sites to issue instructions to his local operatives . . . . .
- Americans To Blame Too (Pioneer, Claude Arpi, Aug 29, 2007)
India has celebrated the 60th anniversary of its independence. Sixty years is a long time in the life of a nation. On August 15, 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru announced that India had "awakened to life and freedom".
- Why Did Police Ignore Ib Alert? (Hindu, K. Srinivas Reddy, Aug 29, 2007)
It was too vague: police top brass
Alert based on telephone surveillance
No wherewithal to track web-based communication
- Hitches In Mush-Benazir Deal (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Aug 29, 2007)
President Musharraf's top aides on Tuesday exchanged a set of proposals in London with PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto to remove snags that have cropped up in the Musharraf-Benazir deal with the latter demanding that the government respond . . .
- Sharif To Return Before Ramzan (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
Unperturbed by President Pervez Musharrafs assertion that he would not be allowed to enter Pakistan despite a Supreme Court ruling, exiled former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said he would return home along with his brother before Ramzan...
- 19 Unexploded Timer Bombs Found In Hyderabad (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 27, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh government on Sunday blamed terrorist groups based in Bangladesh and Pakistan for the two blasts here that claimed 42 lives and said it would revive a tough law to deal with terrorist activities.
- Benazir-Musharraf Pact (Tribune, Kuldip Nayar, Aug 27, 2007)
Begum Benazir Bhutto’s one statement is that she has reached an “understanding” with President General Pervez Musharraf. Another is that she expects him to shed his uniform. She is making too many contradictory statements to raise the dust.
- Terror Again (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 27, 2007)
Two massive bomb blasts in Hyderabad have killed 41 people and injured 60 others.
- In A Mumbai Home, ‘Everything Has Come To Nought’ (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 27, 2007)
Last evening’s bombers are suspected to have used an ammonium nitrate-based explosive that has divided suspicion between the Maoists and the Bangladesh-based Harkat-ul Jehadi Islami.
- Pak, Bangla Jehadis Behind Blasts: Ysr (Pioneer, Omer Farooq, Aug 27, 2007)
As the Hyderabad city was trying to recover from the shock of the worst ever terrorist attacks and loss of 42 lives in twin blasts on Saturday night, Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy on Sunday categorically said that it was the handiwork of . . . . .
- Sharifs’ Poll Vault (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Aug 25, 2007)
The Pakistan Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday has again reset political calculators. The court stated that Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz “under Article 15 of the Constitution have an inalienable right to enter and remain in the country. . .
- Pak Sets Free Qaedas Suspected Net Link (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 22, 2007)
A Pakistani man accused of using his computer skills to relay information between al-Qaeda cells planning attacks in the US and Britain has been freed by Pakistani intelligence after three years of detention without a trial, his attorney said on Tuesday.
- India's Silent Warriors (Asia Times, B Raman, Aug 20, 2007)
Secrecy and intelligence agencies are synonymous. Very rarely does the general public get a peek into the shadowy world of spooks and their death-defying deeds shrouded behind the iron curtain of state secrets.
- Us Documents Show Pakistan Gave Taliban Military Aid (Guardian (UK), editorial, Guardian UK, Aug 16, 2007)
The Pakistani government gave substantial military support to the Taliban in the years leading up to the September 11 attacks, sending arms and soldiers to fight alongside the militant Afghan movement, according to newly released US official documents.
- Us Data Shows How Pak Aided Taliban (Asian Age, Ramesh Ramachandran, Aug 16, 2007)
A collection of newly-declassified documents of the US government has revealed that the Taliban was directly funded, armed and advised by Pakistan.
- Turmoil In Pak Puts Anti-Terror Talks On Hold (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 13, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf's troubles and rising disorder in Pakistan have put the much-hyped anti-terrorism mechanism (ATM) between New Delhi and Islamabad on the backburner with Islamabad yet to commit itself to a date on the next meeting of the group.
- India Asks Pak To Verify Reports On Dawood (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 09, 2007)
India on Wednesday asked Pakistan to verify reports that “global terrorist” Dawood Ibrahim, wanted for the 1993 Mumbai blasts, has been detained by authorities in the port city of Karachi.
- Dawood Moved To Safe House (Tribune, Rajeev Sharma, Aug 09, 2007)
“Global terrorist” Dawood Ibrahim has been moved from his palatial Karachi residence to another secret safe house in the same city, authoritative sources told this correspondent yesterday.
- Grand Jirga — View From Kabul (Dawn, S. Mudassir Ali Shah, Aug 09, 2007)
WITH the much-awaited grand peace jirga between the estranged neighbours Afghanistan and Pakistan due to begin today, organisers of the event are optimistic but the overall mood in Kabul is largely downbeat.
- Pakistan’S ‘Deal’ Politics (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Aug 09, 2007)
KEEP heart, for the Merchant of Venice also had Portia pleading before a Daniel come to judgment! Actually, Lewis Carroll fits the bill better than Shakespeare for Pakistan’s political ‘deal’ scenario has true Alice in Wonderland quality.
- Karachi Abuzz Over Dawoods Arrest, Pak Denies Reports (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
Conflicting reports on the detention of global terrorist Dawood Ibrahim in Pakistan kept rumour mills busy but security agencies in both India and across the border expressed surprise over the claims.
- Better Late Than Never (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Aug 08, 2007)
Things may be getting hot for the man thought to have masterminded Mumbai's 1993 bomb blasts. Reports variously suggest that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim has been taken into custody by the ISI and moved to Quetta, or that he has been shot in the . . . .
- Dawood's Detention A Blow To D-Company (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
The sensational news of the detention of Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Shakeel and Tiger Memon by the ISI in Pakistan, first published by TOI on Tuesday, has sent shockwaves in D-company.
- Hamid Karzai In A Fix (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Aug 08, 2007)
The kidnapping, almost three weeks ago, of 23 South Korean Christian aid workers, has once again put Afghan President Hamid Karzai's Government in a difficult predicament of to do or not to do - and for the time being, he has decided not to do.
- Glycerine Tears (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Aug 08, 2007)
A n insidious campaign has been launched by bleeding heart liberals and leftists to portray the verdicts against those found guilty of planning and executing the 1993 serial bombings in Mumbai as unfair and unjust.
- Dawood, Tiger Memon In Isi Custody (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
In a stunning development, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is learnt to have taken don Dawood Ibrahim into custody, along with his trusted lieutenant Chhota Shakeel and the mastermind of the 1993 Mumbai blasts Tiger Memon.
- Uruguay Backs J&k Separatists (Pioneer, Sandhya Jain, Aug 07, 2007)
By the twitching of my thumbs, fresh mischief is brewing over our northern frontier.
- Isi Helping Taliban (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Aug 07, 2007)
A new twist has been added to the hostage crisis in Afghanistan, where the Taliban are holding 21 South Koreans, with a senior Afghan official claiming that Pakistan's ISI and the Taliban leadership across the Durand Line are involved in the incident.
- Isi, Taliban From Pak Calling Shots In Hostage Crisis, Says Afghan Governor (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
The governor of the Afghan province where Taliban militants took 23 South Koreans hostage has accused Pakistani Taliban working with Pakistani intelligence agents of holding them captive.
- Afghan Refugee Mess (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Aug 04, 2007)
The people General Zia-ul-Haq welcomed from Afghanistan as “our own people” in 1978 are no longer wanted in 2007. Pakistan has reluctantly renewed its pledge with Afghanistan and the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday that it would . . .
- Gen 'Ataturk' Musharraf (Pioneer, Prafull Goradia, Aug 02, 2007)
If Pervez Musharraf survives politically after the Lal Majid episode, it will mark the retreat of Islamism in Pakistan and subsequently in the sub-continent
- Bhutto Ready To Share Power If Musharraf Drops Military Role (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
Pakistan's exiled opposition leader, Benazir Bhutto, has said she can share power with President Pervez Musharraf, but only if he quits as army chief.
- Sea Terror Alert On West Coast (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
Maharashtra and Goa are on high alert following intelligence inputs about a terrorist attack along the coast, possibly on a port or a harbour.
- Intelligence Cooperation Has A Long History (Deccan Herald, B Raman, Jul 28, 2007)
Prince Hassan of Jordan suggested that the ISI and R&AW chiefs meet in secret and discuss issues instead of levelling open allegations against each other..
- Us, Isi Had Interest In Punjab Militancy: Book (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2007)
The US had an “interest” in Punjab militancy and hatched a “covert action plan” in collusion with Pakistan’s ISI in 1971 to encourage a separatist movement in the border state, says a new book by a former top Indian Intelligence officer.
- Dhaka Cracks Whip (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Jul 27, 2007)
A court in Bangladesh has sentenced Mr Aminul Haque, former Law Minister in Begum Khaleda Zia's BNP-Jamaat-e-Islami regime which has now been replaced by a military-backed interim Government, in absentia to 31 years in prison for . . .
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