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- Breach Of Trust (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 26, 2007)
CENTRAL Information Commissioner Wajahat Habibullah has rightly taken cognisance of the alleged misuse of funds meant for the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund by the Coal India Limited (CIL).
- Kashmir Integral To The India Story (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 26, 2007)
Today the relationship between India and the state of Jammu and Kashmir completes sixty years. It was on this day, October 26, 1947, that the ruler of the state, Maharaja Hari Singh, signed the Instrument of Accession with the government of . . . .
- Pawns In Pakistan (Pioneer, CP Bhambhri, Oct 26, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto's return was stage-managed by the US. Nawaz Sharif didn't succeed as he lacked American backing
- Cil Conduct Most Unbecoming, Take Action Against Violations: Cic To Pmo (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Central Information Commission (CIC), the final appellate authority for the Right to Information (RTI) Act, has directed Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to take immediate action in the case of non-deposition of funds meant for . . . .
- Indian Aid Money 'Goes Missing' (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
More than $3m donated to the Indian prime minister's fund for victims of the tsunami and the Kashmir earthquake have gone missing, court papers say.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 23, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party has crossed the limits of civilised discourse. No one denies that Dr Manmohan Singh’s position as a titular Prime Minister has now declined to that of a weakling in the wake of a virtual capitulation to the Left on the . . . .
- Pm Urged To Take Action Against Non-Deposition Of Funds By Cil (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Following a report by The Pioneer on non-deposition of crores of rupees by the Coal India Limited (CIL) in the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF) and National Defence Fund (NDF), eminent citizens and Right to Information (RTI) . . . . . . .
- Pm Relief Funds Lie In Coal Pit (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
India’s largest public sector coal company illegally held back for a decade over Rs 10 crore raised from its employees’ salaries for the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, an inquiry by the PMO has found.
- Surrendering Siachin To India (Pakistan Observer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Does Pakistan reserve the right to liberate Siachin from India’s illegal occupation? Has Pakistan ruled out its military option altogether? These were the two questions raised in the routine foreign office Monday briefing . . . . ..
- Do The Right Thing In Northern Areas! (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 22, 2007)
If the latest “package” for the Northern Areas turns out to be a mere “proliferation” of the malfunctioning “local bodies” system in the rest of the country, then the people of Gilgit-Baltistan would be greatly disappointed.
- N-Deal: Hopeful Pm Attacks Bjp (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 19, 2007)
On board his special flight, Mr Singh reacted with uncharacterstic bluntness to a question about BJP's contention that he had lost the "moral right" to govern and he should quit following the "failure" of the deal.
- Manmohan: I Have Not Given Up Hope Yet (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 19, 2007)
While conceding that the government’s image was affected in the wake of the controversy over the India-U.S. nuclear deal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party for seeking his resignation.
- Pm Reminds Partners: You Too Okayed N-Deal (Indian Express, Seema Chisti, Oct 19, 2007)
Conceding that the Indo-US nuclear deal was “something that didn’t work out the way you wanted it to” and that it did have an “effect” on his government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today reminded his UPA partners that “they were part and . . . .
- Economic Intelligence Vital In Tackling Organised Crime: Ib (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
Organised crime networks like the D-Company of Dawood Ibrahim (designated by the US as global terrorist) have made inroads into the economic framework of the country by entering into diverse activities such as infotainment sector . . . . . .
- 'It's Possible For Us To Have Military History Written Without Carrying Sensitive Material' (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 15, 2007)
Let me tell you the story of two young officers commissioned in the army of two neighbouring countries in 1964. They both should have retired.
- Armed And Ready (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 08, 2007)
Tried, tested and inducted, Agni-I has now completed the process by which India’s strategic forces have at their disposal a potent ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.
- 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 . . . .
- Pakistan's Lost It (Pioneer, Wilson John, Oct 06, 2007)
Pervez Musharraf is set to achieve the fruition of a design he had launched in 2001 to finish off Pakistan's democratic institutions.
- Major Vinay's Body Reaches Hyd (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
The body of Major K P Vinay who was killed on Tuesday in an encounter with terrorists in Kashmir was brought here on Wednesday night and taken to his house in Rajendranagar on city outskirts, with full military honours.
- Special Article (Statesman, Kishore Bhimani, Oct 05, 2007)
Let us not join the raucous recriminations currently echoing around the corridors of traditional cricket about whether 20/20 is a travesty of the game, a vulgar offshoot or indeed, an abomination.
- 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.
- The Real Security Threat (Dawn, Aqil Shah, Oct 01, 2007)
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto’s recent statement that she will allow the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to question Dr A.Q. Khan has created a ruckus.
- 60 Years Of Accession (Tribune, B.G. Verghese, Oct 01, 2007)
October 26 will mark the 60th anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir’s accession to India following the self-confessed invasion of the state by Pakistan and later its annexation of the Northern Areas. This is part of the UN record.
- Wrong Target (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
THE Research and Analysis Wing has been in an unseemly flap ever since its former secretary, Major-General (retd) V.K. Singh, wrote a book critical of the agency.
- National Security (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 29, 2007)
The nuclear deal, which India has concluded with the USA, is as historic as the Indo-Soviet Friendship Treaty which Indira Gandhi had concluded with the Soviet Union in 1971.
- Special Article (Statesman, MADAN BHATIA, Sep 29, 2007)
The nuclear deal, which India has concluded with the USA, is as historic as the Indo-Soviet Friendship Treaty which Indira Gandhi had concluded with the Soviet Union in 1971.
- The Flames Of Insurgency (Dawn, Javed Hussain, Sep 27, 2007)
Democratic governments serve the people. They enhance their quality of life. They protect, not kill, them.
- Musharraf: A Diary Of Failures (Dawn, Naeem ul Haque, Sep 26, 2007)
NEVER in the history of this country has there been a period of such unabashed and shameful political narcissism.
- Musharraf Will Remain Army Chief If Not Re-Elected (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
President Gen Pervez Musharraf will stay on as army chief if he is not re-elected, a government lawyer said on Tuesday, as the Supreme Court prepared for a ruling that could decide the fate of his bid for another presidential term.
- A Rs 600-Cr Defence Scam Waits To Burst (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
A Rs 600-crore artillery gun components deal is facing a lot of questions about its transparency. The defence ministry’s decision to source 80 per cent of electronic fuses for artillery guns from a Hyderabad-based PSU, Electronics Corporation of . . . .
- Call Left’S Bluff On Nuclear Deal (Tribune, Maj Gen (retd) Himmat Singh Gill, Sep 26, 2007)
IF India’s Left powered by Parkash Karat and his garrulous band spent more of their time on the rising price of onions and other like day to day matters affecting the common man, it would enable Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to get on with . . . .
- Former Judge To Stand Against Musharraf In Presidential Polls (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Lawyers on Monday named a prominent retired judge as a candidate against military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the October 6 Presidential elections.
- Pervez Begged For Kargil Truce: Nawaz (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has claimed that he called for a ceasefire to end the Kargil war in 1999 after Army Chief Pervez Musharraf "begged" him to do so.
- Kashmir’S Tourism Not Hitting The Mark (Kashmir Observer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Kashmir has just been called “most suitable state for adventure tourism”. Of course Kashmir has a history of being a tourist state.
- Govt Softpedals As India Emerges Terror Capital Of World, Says Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
The BJP on Sunday said that in the last three years of the UPA rule not a single terror incident was traced to its roots, which was another telling expose of the state of affairs under this Government.
- Ten Killed In Road Accident (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
At least 10 labourers were killed and 10 others injured when a truck, in which they were travelling, fell into a deep gorge at Namkeela in Kargil district of the Ladakh region today.
- Bb’S Policy Vision For Indo-Pak Relations (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Sep 17, 2007)
As President Musharraf reportedly asked the ruling PMLQ Saturday to hold talks with the PPP, Ms Benazir Bhutto has revealed her vision for Pakistan’s relations with India.
- He Came To Conquer, But … (Dawn, Najmuddin A. Shaikh, Sep 12, 2007)
HYPOTHETICALLY it was billed as a major event. The leader of a mainstream political party was returning to Pakistan after spending seven years in exile.
- Roots In History (Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Sep 12, 2007)
The politics of jehad in Hyderabad goes back to 1948 when the princely state resisted accession to the Indian Union.
- Nawaz Sharif’S Struggle To Be Home (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Nawaz Sharif was deported to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on Monday hours after his dramatic return to the country from a seven-year exile. Here’s is how he was sent into exile the first time.
- Siachen Scam: Army Relents, To Help Police (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Faced with a controversy over the pilferage of food and clothes meant for troops on Siachen glacier, the Army has finally agreed to co-operate with Jammu and Kashmir Police, which had accused it of trying to thwart the probe into the scam.
- Sharif Admits He ‘Let Down’ Vajpayee On Kargil Conflict (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
On the eve of his return home, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has vowed to set up a commission, if elected to power, to fix responsibility for the “tragic” Kargil conflict.
- I Erred On Kargil: Sharif (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has admitted to committing mistakes during the 1999 Kargil conflict, saying that he should have appointed an inquiry commission in the aftermath of the conflict like India did.
- Unending Terror (Tribune, Inder Malhotra, Sep 07, 2007)
AFTER the recent reprehensible twin-blasts in Hyderabad there has been a far more comprehensive and candid discussion than before on the apparently endless scourge of terrorism targeting this country.
- Waiting For The Farce (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Sep 05, 2007)
When the politically pestilential Indo-US nuclear deal is not invading his thoughts, the prime minister, Manmohan Singh, must be reflecting on a foreign-policy hara-kiri he very narrowly avoided.
- Reaching Out To The Border (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Sep 05, 2007)
Promoting trade with and investment from our East-Asian neighbours could be the key to bolstering the economy of the States in the North East.
- Infantry: Three-In-One (Tribune, Suresh Chander, Sep 04, 2007)
Stories of repeated assaults during Kargil operations till the capture of those inhospitable peaks and the valour of our brave jawans and junior leaders often bring back memories of our experiences in similar terrain.
- Indian Working Group Meeting On Kashmir Ends (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
A two-day meeting of the working group appointed by Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to decide on the relations between New Delhi and Srinagar ended here on Monday amidst high drama, with one representative staging a ‘dharna’ and raising slogans.
- Israel Emerging As Major Defence Partner (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Sep 01, 2007)
Israel not only emerged as India’s second biggest defence equipment partner last year but is poised to maintain the tempo, with the Defence Ministry considering at least 18 projects in which Tel Aviv could be a potential partner, according to . . . .
- Ear To The Ground (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Aug 31, 2007)
Pakistan is facing the consequences for being the fountainhead of mindless killing in the name of ‘jehad’.
- Bjp Opposes Habibullah In Working Group Meeting (Tribune, Prabhjit Singh, Aug 31, 2007)
The BJP today said it opposed the participation of the chief information commissioner Wajahat Habibullah, in the ensuing meeting of the Working Group on centre-state relationship, in Delhi.
- Winning Hearts And Minds (Tribune, Harwant Singh, Aug 30, 2007)
IN the Indian Army’s lexicon a new term “winning hearts and minds” of people in an insurgency-infested area has crept in.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Aug 29, 2007)
The latest warning to the UPA government from the Left should leave nobody in doubt.
- Not Seeing A Good Deal (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 29, 2007)
With no parliamentary détente in sight concerning the contentious US-India nuclear agreement, proponents of the deal in Washington are perplexed at its portrayal in India as a Faustian bargain. Philip Zelikow, counselor at the US . . . . .
- J.J. Singh: Time Not Ripe For Single Chief (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Aug 28, 2007)
The Chief of the Army Staff, Gen. J.J. Singh, on Monday said time was not ripe for all the three services to be headed by a single Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
- Missing Chief Of Defence Staff (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 27, 2007)
In the midst of the 60th Independence anniversary celebrations, many may have missed a small news report on a proposal for elevating the defence secretary’s post to that of cabinet secretary rank.
- India Awaiting Pakistan Response On Trans-Loc Trade: Jairam Ramesh (Hindu, Shujaat Bukhari , Aug 27, 2007)
The Union Minister of State for Commerce, Jairam Ramesh, on Sunday hoped that the trade across the Line of Control would start soon as the list of items had been exchanged between India and Pakistan. He, however, said that New Delhi was waiting . . . . .
- Armed Forces At 60 (Tribune, Maj-Gen Ashok K. Mehta (retd), Aug 27, 2007)
Sixty years after Independence, India’s armed forces are the fourth largest in the world though size, as the Chinese have learnt and we have not, does not convert into operational élan.
- Faulting 123 For Nothing (Tribune, K. Subrahmanyam, Aug 25, 2007)
SOME sections of our political establishment, especially those who were in power till May 2004, have come out with a lot of objections to 123 deal based on their deep suspicions of US motivations derived from the history of first five decades of . . . . .
- A Salute To Captain Harshan (Indian Express, M.P. ANIL KUMAR, Aug 25, 2007)
Given the strength of Keralites serving in the Indian Air Force, it could be re-spelled as ‘India Nair Force’! Kerala has the second largest contingent of veterans, but since the state never directly bore the ravages of war, there was little . . . . .
- Celebrate India's Amazing Diversity (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Aug 23, 2007)
Once again, on our Independence Day, there was a wave of unity around the nation, plastic tricolours being sold at traffic lights, special programmes on TV, a new album by AR Rahman...
- Not Armed With Answers (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
There are few surprises in the findings of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence on the increasing number of suicides in the armed forces.
- Peoples’ Will And Indo-Pak Relations (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 18, 2007)
A “people-to-people” survey conducted by CNN-IBN news television channel, the Indian Express and Pakistan’s Dawn newspapers says a majority of urban Indians and Pakistanis favour closer relations between India and Pakistan, but “many do not . . . .
- Go, George (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 18, 2007)
The most appalling thing about George Fernandes’s appalling comment on the prime minister is that it wasn’t even a moment’s lapse, a crude answer on the fly while trying to escape TV cameras.
- On The Edge Of The Big Leap (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Aug 16, 2007)
It is probably a measure of the new tranquility in our relations with Pakistan that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s speech from the Red Fort had no resounding reference against cross-border terrorism or a re-affirmation that Jammu and Kashmir is integral
- Defence Deals: Court Seeks Status Report (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
“Nothing has happened so far”
“CBI registered only preliminary enquiries”
We will re-look at CBI report on five PEs: Milon Banerjee
- Make R&aw Accountable (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Aug 14, 2007)
Call it telepathy or the innate urge of good citizens to speak their minds in national interest, but by sheer coincidence two persons who have held senior positions in the Research & Analysis Wing (R&AW) have almost simultaneously published . . . .
- No Criminality In Most Kargil Purchases: Cbi (Tribune, S.S. Negi , Aug 14, 2007)
After two years of investigation, the CBI today informed the Supreme Court that no criminal intention has been found in majority of the Kargil war purchases made during the NDA regime for registration of FIRs.
- Kashmiris Call For End To India, Pakistan Divide (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 13, 2007)
Mughlia Begum was just 18 when partition shook the sub-continent on August 14, 1947. In the bloody turmoil, she lost her father Abdul Aziz, who worked in Peshawar as a cook.
- Us De-Hyphenates India, Pak, Finally (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 13, 2007)
Sixty years after Partition, the US has finally separated India and Pakistan in its world view, with one seen as an emerging strategic partner and other as an indispensable ally in the war on terror.
- ‘He (Musharraf) Takes Decisions In A Hurry, Without Applying His Mind’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 09, 2007)
It is yet uncertain when and in which shape things will settle down in Pakistan. We reproduce below edited and translated excerpts from the book, ‘Ghaddar Kaun? Nawaz Sharif ki Kahani, Un ki Zabani’ (Who is the traitor? Nawaz Sharif’s story in . . . .
- ‘India Illegally Intercepting Internet Traffic’ (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Aug 08, 2007)
Indian intelligence agencies not only eavesdrop on domestic telephone lines but have also been intercepting international communication traffic passing through the SEA-ME-WE submarine cable connecting Western Europe, the Middle East and South . . . .
- Double Murder: 2 Waiters Held (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
A case of double murder in Leh,which had sent shock waves in this tourist spot, has been solved with the arrest of two waiters who killed two persons, including a manager, to loot cash and valuables, the police said here.
- Rain Triggers Landslides, Yatris Stopped At Ramban (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
Due to heavy rain and landslides at many places, the batch of Amarnath yatris, which left from Jammu this morning, was stopped temporarily at Ramban on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.
- Honour Them (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
Colonel Vasanth, who laid down his life for the nation in counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir last week, went much beyond the call of duty.
- Dispatches From Pakistan (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
Amit Barua of The Hindu was one of the two Indian correspondents who was allowed to report from Pakistan towards the end of the 20th century.
- Strike At The Roots Of Fragging (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 04, 2007)
Compensations to soldiers for the vagaries of service life have always been a complex issue. The Union cabinet seems to have concluded that more ‘leave travel concessions’ to soldiers would compensate for the hazards of serving in distant . . . .
- Pak Court Orders Jailed Musharraf Critic Freed (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
In another setback to embattled President General Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the release of a firebrand opposition leader sentenced for life imprisonment for defaming the army.
- Pakistan Opposition Leader Released (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Aug 04, 2007)
Two weeks after reinstating the Chief Justice, Pakistan’s Supreme Court dished out another setback to President Pervez Musharraf by freeing a senior Opposition leader imprisoned in October 2003 charged with inciting a mutiny in the Pakistan Army.
- Pak Leader To Be Released (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release on bail of a senior Opposition leader who was sentenced to 23 years in prison for trying to incite an army mutiny, a defence lawyer said.
- High Altitude Boost (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Aug 04, 2007)
THE hikes in perks and allowances for troops posted in high altitude areas will come as a morale booster for our men and women in uniform.
- In Another Blow To Pervez, Court Orders Release Of Hashmi (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Aug 04, 2007)
In another major reversal for General Musharraf, the Supeme Court, on Friday, ordered the release, on bail, of his arch critic Makhdoom Javed Hashmi, MP and prominent leader of the Nawaz Sharif faction of the Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) . . . .
- Compromising India (Pioneer, Claude Arpi, Aug 03, 2007)
This month India will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its independence. A large number of new books, their authors pretending to rewrite the event, are being published - some have already hit bookstores.
- I Never Wanted To Let Vajpayee Down, Says Nawaz Sharif (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 03, 2007)
Revealing fresh insights into the Kargil conflict, exiled former Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif has said he never wanted to let down his Indian counterpart Atal Bihari Vajpayee for whom he had “great regard” but had to cut a . . . .
- War And Peace (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Aug 03, 2007)
The book is about political developments in Pakistan between 1997 and 2000 as seen through the eyes of a reporter.
- Mufti For Restoration Of Trade Across Loc (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 02, 2007)
Former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has stressed the restoration of trade, travel and tourism across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir to facilitate the "much-needed political stability" in the region.
- 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
- Fragile Paradise (Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Aug 02, 2007)
MUNIR AHMED flinches as he recalls the blades of helicopters thrashing in the thin mountain air, their screaming engines sending livestock – and his children – scattering for cover into the forests.
- Pak Cj Admits Hashmi’S Plea (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Aug 02, 2007)
Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry Wednesday admitted for hearing on August 3 PML-N leader Makhdoom Javed Hashmi petition seeking release from jail because he has already served his jail term on a charge of inciting rebellion in the army.
- Munna Bhai: A Man Of Controversies (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 01, 2007)
From his drug addiction days to his involvement in the 1993 bomb blasts case, in which he has been sentenced to six-year RI, Sanjay Dutt has always been the favourite son of controversies.
- Eight Years On, Kargil Boasts Of Quality Education, Medical Care (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
A dish connection at his home,work on contract from the Army and round-the-year steady income for his family, 16-year-old Janishar is in a dilemma whether he should go back to Srinagar for his studies or remain in his village here.
- Coming To Grips With Domestic Problems (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 30, 2007)
IT can be hard but we should not demonise. We demonised democracy because of bad prime ministers; we demonised madressahs because of deviant maulvis; and we are in some danger of demonising the military: because of?
- The Deathly Business Of Life-Savers (Indian Express, HARINDER S. SIKKA, Jul 28, 2007)
My campaign against spurious drugs began soon after I returned from war-torn Kargil in July 1999.
- Army Vacates Schools In Valley (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2007)
The Army today drew from the militancy operations a demand for which was put forward by the Peoples Democratic Party, a coalition partner in the government in Jammu & Kashmir.
- Soldier Indicted (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2007)
A court of inquiry has indicted one of the two soldiers, who allegedly tried to rape a girl in Bandipora last month.
- The Bangus — Paradise Threatened (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Jul 23, 2007)
Tourism threatens to destroy one of Jammu and Kashmir’s most spectacular regions.
- Top Lashkar Commander Killed (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Jul 19, 2007)
Mohammad Khalid-ur-Rahman, a Pakistani national who played a core role in organising the Lashkar-e-Taiba’s pan-India terror networks, was killed in a shootout with police and troops near Bhaderwah in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Wednesday.
- Despatches From Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 17, 2007)
Reflections on the author’s eventful three-year journalistic stint in Pakistan
- Book Hits Raw Delhi Nerve (Asian Age, Rashme Sehgal, Jul 17, 2007)
The Special Protection Group committed a major security breach during Mr Atal Behari Vajpayeeâ€™s tenure as Prime Minister by opting to buy a communications system whose encryption device was developed by an American company.
- Ground Realities & Strategy (Dawn, Javid Husain, Jul 13, 2007)
GROUND realities, national interest and strategy are buzzwords of the Musharraf government.
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