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- Two States And One Stage (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
Amol Palekar has been staging an annual theatre festival every year, with a different theme every year, but with a common thread: to pay back his debt to a medium that has given him so much and try to lure the young towards the rich tradition of theatre.
- Grim Picture (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 12, 2007)
Even governments have no option sometimes but to give away the truth or part of it.
- Latest Official Survey Puts Obcs At 40% (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Oct 12, 2007)
As it defends OBC reservations in higher education in the Supreme Court, the UPA Government has received another setback with the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2005-06 putting the population of other backward classes . . . .
- Failing The Foreign Policy Test (Frontline, Praful Bidwai, Oct 12, 2007)
IF the real test of the short-term success of a nation’s foreign policy lies in its neighbourhood, rather than in distant lands or remote or rarefied international fora, then India’s policy has been something of a failure in recent years . . . .
- India's Guarded Optimism (Frontline, JOHN CHERIAN, Oct 10, 2007)
The Indian government initially made itself conspicuous in the international community by maintaining a discreet silence as monks took to the streets in Myanmar.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 10, 2007)
Given their notorious lack of success, there would be little of a non-technical nature in the US/NATO operations in Iraq and Afghanistan worthy of emulation by Indian security forces.
- Myanmar-India Border Trade Resumes At Moreh (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
Trading between India and Myanmar resumed in the border town of Moreh in Manipur after the international border was reopened Tuesday after a nine-hour closure.
- Security Adviser For Ibobi After Pm Rap (Telegraph, Nishit Dholabhai, Oct 09, 2007)
A bit of plainspeak by the Prime Minister on the breakdown of law and order in Manipur appears to have paved the way for radical strategy changes, including the entry of a security adviser to do the thinking for the state government.
- Look Immediate East (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
For the past weeks, many of us who have travelled to Burma and respect the history and culture of that country and its wonderfully sensitive people, have been deeply concerned by the rush of tragic news of shootings and indiscriminate . . . .
- 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.
- Parents Of Manipur’S J-K ‘Militant’ Say All A Big Waste (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
It was only when a police team from Jammu-Kashmir landed up at their residence a couple of days ago that Umra and Abdul Mia finally believed that their son had indeed been arrested.
- India For Better Ties With Myanmar: Pranab (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
Notwithstanding the call of the pro-democracy group to take a tough posture against the Military Junta in Myanmar, India today reiterated its intention to have better regional cooperation with Myanmar now embroiled in internal conflicts.
- Seven Rebels Killed In Northeast India (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
Security forces have shot dead seven separatists in three clashes in India’s restive northeastern state of Manipur, authorities said Friday.
- 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.
- Internal Security Cause For Concern: Pm (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called upon the police to reach out to citizens and address their needs and expectations.
- Intelligence Agencies Unfit To Fight Terror: Patil (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil on Wednesday said intelligence agencies of states were not strong and adequate enough to meet the challenges of terrorism.
- High Road To Prosperity (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Oct 03, 2007)
The Northeast was last week inadvertently thrust onto the crossroads of international diplomacy.
- J-K Cops Sound Alert Over Let’S Up Plans (Indian Express, Arun Sharma, Sep 24, 2007)
-K police have alerted their Uttar Pradesh counterparts about a Lashkar plan to recruit cadre for stepping up violence in the Valley.
- At 60, Free & All Over Ny (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Sep 24, 2007)
Unmindful of the political schism in Delhi caused by the nuclear deal and an apparent lack of trust in the US as a friend or as an ally among sections of Indians, the Big Apple has embraced India.
- Weaving History Of Indian Textiles (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
It must be stated at the outset that the book under review is related to the enormously meaningful work that the noted organisation Dastkar has been doing in the Indian crafts world in general and in the arena of textiles in particular.
- Nagaland Government Flayed For Nbse Affiliation (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
Several civil organisations of Manipur on Monday condemned the recent cabinet decision of Nagaland government allowing schools in Naga-inhabited areas of other states to affiliate to the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE).
- Backyard Blues (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 18, 2007)
The euphoria over NSCN(IM) chairman Isak Swu and general secretary Th Muivah's presence in Nagaland since December last year has already given way to disappointment. Not only has the peace process made little headway, overall law and order leaves . . . .
- 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.
- In The Line Of Fire (Telegraph, Chiranjib Haldar, Sep 13, 2007)
Social scientists have attributed the settlement of Nepalis in northeast India, since the 1820s, to their migratory habits, prompted by the search of either economic opportunities or grazing lands.
- 3.5 Million Homeless In Indian Floods (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
Soldiers in motor boats rescued thousands of marooned people and helicopters air-dropped food as the number of people made homeless after some of the worst flooding in years in India’s northeast rose to 3.5 million.
- Moving On, But With The '9-11 Family' Tag (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 11, 2007)
"The 9/11 changed our lives dramatically. However, we had to move on, because we knew Jupiter would have wanted us to do so. But the 9/11 family tag continues to stick with us," says Nancy McCardle Yambem.
- Militants’ Hold Over Manipur Total (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
The grip of militancy on Manipur is becoming tighter. Consider this: recently, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had to actually negotiate with a militant group to reach the man wanted for killing the state health . . . .
- 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 . . .
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 07, 2007)
It is difficult to understand why defence officials should expend time and energy trying to explain and justify the on-going multilateral naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal.
- 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.
- Many Die In India Ethnic Clashes (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
At least 12 people have died in a clash between two rival rebel groups in the north-eastern Indian state of Manipur.
- Survey Shows Obcs Are Actually Better Off (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2007)
In the backdrop of the Supreme Court debate on a quota in education for Other Backward Classes, the findings of a government survey that OBCs’ monthly per capita expenditure is close to the national average, and in some states even better . . . .
- To Be A Hard State (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Aug 31, 2007)
Mumbai 1993, Coimbatore 1998, Jammu & Kashmir Assembly complex 2001, Parliament 2001, Akshardham 2002, Jammu army camp 2003, Mumbai car bombs 2003, Assam bomb 2004, Ram Janmabhoomi 2005, Delhi blasts 2005, Varanasi 2006, Mumbai train bombs . . . .
- Hiv+ Patients Pushed To The Edge (Indian Express, Kartyk Venkatraman, Aug 31, 2007)
Two weeks after pharmacists in Imphal sent out a distress signal over shortage of medicines, a number of HIV/AIDS NGOs have come together to form the Taskforce for Empowering in Addressing Medical Issues (TEAM) and have submitted a memorandum . . . .
- 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.
- Strange Friends (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Aug 30, 2007)
The identification with the crowd could not have been more complete. Of course the policemen in Bhagalpur, who recently participated in the violent public assault of an alleged thief, had their distinguishing uniform and motorbike.
- It Meet Begins Today (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
The Northeast’s signature IT event, NICT 2007, gets under way here tomorrow.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Aug 29, 2007)
Beyond the uncertainty over whether a brand name will set up retail stores in West Bengal is the loss of face the government has suffered on the road to revamping its economic policy.
- “Hiv Positive People Can Have Access To State Schemes” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
Getting access to medical treatment and benefits of various Government schemes remained the biggest challenge for the HIV positive people, who also suffered discrimination and isolation in their own place of living, said S. Anbalagan, president of . . . .
- Cbi Mulls Review Of Sahay Cases (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 25, 2007)
The CBI is contemplating a review of all cases being handled by its Special Crime Branch, Kolkata, including Tagore’s Nobel medallion theft and the Tapasi Mullick murder cases.
- Northeast Militancy: Nagaland Cm’S Turn To Meet Shivraj Patil (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 23, 2007)
The criticism over recent killings by militants in the Northeast, particularly in Assam, has prompted the Centre to take a closer look at the security situation in the states. Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil has met chief ministers and governors. . .
- How To Bridge The Gap (Telegraph, Sumanta Sen, Aug 22, 2007)
That the distance between the seats of administration and the areas to be administered is often enormous is becoming increasingly evident in the context of militant attacks in different parts of the country.
- 1,363 Hiv Cases Detected In Indian Paramilitary Forces (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Aug 22, 2007)
The Indian government has said that it has detected 1,363 cases of HIV/AIDS in the paramilitary forces.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Aug 22, 2007)
Close to a month after the confidential conclave in Abu Dhabi, it was fairly confirmed by the Pakistan government on Sunday that Pervez Musharraf has reached a deal with Benazir Bhutto.
- Getting Benefits Still A Challenge For Hiv Patients (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 21, 2007)
It is still a challenge for HIV affected persons to receive services and benefits due to them.
- Fifteen Al-Qaida Activists Arrested In Manipur (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 21, 2007)
Assam Rifles personnel, acting on a tip-off, nabbed them from a house at Moreh Ward number 3, about 120 km from Imphal.
- 15 Suspected Al-Qaida Activists Held In Manipur (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 21, 2007)
Fifteen suspected Al-Qaida activists, who entered India from Bangladesh and were on their way to Myanmar, have been detained by security forces at the border town of Moreh in Manipur’s Chandel district, official sources said today.
- 13 Militants Held From Homes Of Manipur Mlas (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 18, 2007)
In a pre-dawn cordon and search operation conducted in the high-security and VIP area of Babupara, Manipur Police arrested 13 militants belonging to various valley-based outfits from the official residences of three sitting Congress MLAs . . . . .
- In Enriched N-Debate, The Crude Distraction: Bullet In Pm’S Head, Havans For His Death (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Aug 18, 2007)
If Indian politics had begun to sound too abstruse with talk of fuel reprocessing, Henry Hyde and strategic reserves, it got a dose of mud today — low and dirty like never before.
- Systemic Ills (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Aug 17, 2007)
Preoccupied with AIDS control, government and funding agencies gloss over other health priorities.
- Delimitation: Govt Likely To Call Meeting (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Aug 11, 2007)
The Government is likely to call a meeting of leaders of all political parties and discuss the demand of the hill states on the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission...
- India's 'Forgotten' War (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
More than 15 years ago, Tombi studied advertising in Delhi. These days, he is putting his communication skills to a different use in the remote Indian state of Manipur.
- Post-Colonial Indian Theatre (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
Drama, Theory, and Urban Performance in India since 1947: Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker; Oxford University Press, YMCA Library Building, Jai Singh Road, New Delhi-110001. Rs. 695.
- Bird Flu: Tripura, Mizoram Tighten Vigil (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Aug 06, 2007)
Even as the Tripura and Mizoram Governments tightened vigil along their borders after “unusual mortality” in poultry population last week, the Union Department of Animal Husbandry said over 3.40 lakh poultry birds were culled in Manipur.
- Bird Flu Scare In Manipur Hits Exports To Gulf Nations (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
The bird flu scare in Manipur has affected the table egg exports from Namakkal to a few Gulf nations once again. And it has triggered a distress sale in the domestic market too owing to surplus supply.
- Indians Undergo Health Check After Bird Flu Outbreak (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
India has completed health checks on thousands of people after an outbreak of bird flu in the remote northeast, and cleared four boys who had been suffering from fever after handling dead or sick poultry.
- 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.
- Hiv-Aids Children Face Discrimination At Schools And Family Events (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Aug 02, 2007)
Shunned, teased, shouted and ignored in their homes and neighbourhoods, the children affected by HIV/AIDS and their caregivers often face exclusion from family events, ceremonies, festivals and marriages.
- 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.
- Hurrah For Moreh (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 30, 2007)
Every town in the North-east will get a facelift, the emphasis being on promoting infrastructural facilities and civic amenities.
- 9,472 Poultry Birds Culled In Manipur (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Jul 28, 2007)
Following the outbreak of the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) in a Manipur village near Imphal, 9,472 poultry birds were culled, 7,159 eggs and 450 kg of poultry feed destroyed within a radius of five km on Thursday.
- 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 . . . . . . .
- Bird Flu In Manipur: Over 10,000 Birds Culled (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 28, 2007)
More than 10,000 birds have been culled and buried in the past two days following an outbreak of bird flu in Manipur, officials said on Friday.
- Bird Flu In Manipur (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jul 27, 2007)
Although the outbreak of the deadly bird flu virus, branded H5N1, in a village of Manipur’s Imphal district has been officially confirmed, there need not be any panic as no case of human infection has been reported so far.
- Culling Of Poultry Begins In Manipur (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2007)
With the Centre confirming an outbreak of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in Manipur, the state government today began culling 1.6 lakh birds within five kilometres of the site where the virus was detected.
- Culling On In Manipur (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Jul 27, 2007)
Even as culling of poultry began around the bird flu-affected village in Manipur on Thursday, the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal confirmed that the highly pathogenic H5 virus that caused mortality in the backyard poultry unit . . . .
- India Confirms Bird Flu (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2007)
India confirmed on Thursday that the latest outbreak of bird flu in poultry in the remote northeast was the H5N1 strain, the first case reported in a year.
- Bird Flu In Manipur, Only One Farm So Far, No Human Cases (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
Almost a year after the country was declared free of bird flu following the outbreak in Navapur and Jalgaon in Maharashtra last February, the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal and the National Institute of Virology in Pune . . . .
- After A Lull, Bird Flu Strikes In India (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Jul 26, 2007)
1.5 lakh birds to be culled in the next 10 days in Manipur village
No case of human infection
Situation under control: Centre
- All-Alert On Bird Flu Scare In Manipur (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Jul 25, 2007)
A rapid response team from the Union Health Ministry held an emergency meeting in Imphal tonight with the Manipur Chief Secretary and senior officials of the state health, veterinary and police departments, to work out . . . .
- Asleep In Chhattisgarh (Pioneer, AJAI SAHNI, Jul 25, 2007)
Maoists are on the rampage in Chhattisgarh, killing policemen, blowing up power stations and enforcing their writ with increasing impunity.
- Manipur Govt To Hold Talks With Militants (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 23, 2007)
Responding to the peace overture by some Kuki militants, the Manipur government has decided to hold peace talks with underground organisations operating in the state, official sources said today.
- U-Turns, Abstentions Mark Bitterest Poll (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 20, 2007)
There were many twists and turns in the final lap of the race for Raisina Hill. As the Electoral College voted on Thursday to elect the 13th President of India, there were several last minute turnarounds, which added to the drama in one of the . . . .
- High Turnout In Presidential Poll (Hindu, Anita Joshua, Jul 20, 2007)
About 88.5 per cent of parliamentarians and 91 per cent of the State legislators cast their votes in the 13th Presidential election on Thursday. Eight States registered 100 per cent polling. Elsewhere, the turn-out was generally high.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 17, 2007)
Sunday’s civic reception to Mr Jyoti Basu didn’t quite turn out to be the typical Town Hall grandstanding.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 14, 2007)
Totally warranted would be shock, outrage, dismay and condemnation in the wake of US combat veterans disclosing the atrocities routinely perpetrated in Iraq.
- Virdhawal Khade Breaks Two Records (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 13, 2007)
Sixteen-year-old Virdhawal Khade of Maharashtra, who is the only swimmer from India to have qualified for next year’s Olympics to be held in Beijing, set the pool ablaze when he set two National records on the first day of the junior National Aquatic . .
- Unlf, Army Clash Kills Three Militants, Two Jawans (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 10, 2007)
At least three militants and two army jawans have been killed while several others injured in a fresh clash between the two at the Indo-Myanmar border.
- Aids Cases: Dharwad Tops List (Deccan Herald, KALYAN RAY, Jul 07, 2007)
Indias highest prevalence of HIV/AIDS cases has been observed in the Dharwad district of Karnataka, according to the latest national AIDS statistics, which has estimated the total number of HIV/AIDS patients at 2.47 million.
- 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.
- Who Cares For The Yamuna Anyway? (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jul 06, 2007)
The Commonwealth Games Evaluation Commission for the 2010 games was advised by “relevant Government agencies” that “the development of venues and the Games Village will include environmental considerations related to micro-environment, ecology...
- 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.
- Ram Is Alive, Ulfa Tells Local Media (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 05, 2007)
Four days after FCI Executive Director Phul Chand Ram’s body was dug out from a pit close to the Indo-Bhutan border, the ULFA claims that Ram was alive and still in their captivity, and that they could produce him if required.
- Ram’S Kin Dealt Directly With Ulfa (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 03, 2007)
The family of FCI Executive Director (NE) P C Ram had directly dealt with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) to secure his release since his abduction from Guwahati on April 17.
- 4 Militants Killed In Manipur Encounters (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 03, 2007)
Four militants have been killed in separate encounters with police and security forces in two districts of Manipur, officials said today.
- Ibobi Expands Team (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 02, 2007)
Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh has finally been able to expand his ministry, exactly four months after he began his second term with six ministers.
- Locked Away And Forgotten (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Jul 02, 2007)
Not only is there a heavy pendency in the criminal justice system - the backlog of cases that have not reached their legal conclusion as on February 27, 2006 in Supreme Court was 33,635, in all High Courts taken together, it was 3,341,040; for . . .
- Cabinet Okays Bill To Register All Medical Units (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 29, 2007)
The Union Cabinet yesterday approved a Bill under which all clinical units like private nursing homes, pathological labs and diagnostic centres will be registered and asked to conform to minimum standards.
- Don't Scrap It Yet (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Jun 27, 2007)
The Administrative Reforms Commission, headed by Mr Veerappa Moily, is clearly playing to the gallery by proposing action which may benefit the Congress politically by pandering to the lowest common denominator but may cause enormous damage to . . .
- Engaging With Myanmar (Pioneer, Ashok K Mehta, Jun 27, 2007)
After Ms Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 62nd birthday earlier this month under house arrest, ASEAN's secretary general Ong Keng Yong appealed to India (and China) to do a "a bit more" in securing her freedom.
- Armed Forces Act (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jun 27, 2007)
The recommendation of the Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act should be scrapped would be welcomed, and not just by the people in the North-Eastern states.
- Cellphone A Tool For Militant Activities (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 26, 2007)
Mobile telephony is turning out to be more a curse rather than a blessing in Manipur, if a government statement is to be believed. According to the state government, mobiles are now being used extensively for “extortion” by various militant organisations.
- Moily Panel For Repeal Of Afspa (Tribune, R. Suryamurthy, Jun 26, 2007)
In a recommendation that could face stiff resistance from the states, the Administrative Reforms Commission today favoured sweeping powers to the Centre to deploy armed forces in case any state faced “major public order problems” and the repeal of the. .
- Danger From The East (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Jun 21, 2007)
On June 12, The Hindustan Times (Delhi edition) front-paged a report under the heading 'Bangladeshi worked for R&AW for six years'.
- Ulfa Blames Rss-Backed Ngo For Bullut Blast (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Jun 16, 2007)
A day after two people were killed in a blast at Bullut Bazar, a weekly market in a Muslim-dominated area of Kamrup district, the outlawed ULFA held the RSS responsible for the incident.
- Indian Military Wives Enlisted In Aids Battle (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 16, 2007)
India, alarmed at the prospect of a military hit by AIDS, has begun training wives to promote awareness about the disease especially in the revolt-hit northeast.
- Militants Chased Down After Blast (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Jun 14, 2007)
One person was killed and at least 15 were injured in an explosion at Bullut Bazar, a rural market in Kamrup district, about 40 kms from here on Wednesday afternoon.
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