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- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
Is Pakistan’s sickness terminal? To determine this one needs to diagnose. And what does a diagnosis reveal? Consider, first, the Pakistan army.
- Big Crackdown In Tribal Border Belt (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday gave a go-ahead for a massive military action in the restive tribal areas to crush pro-Taliban and Al Qaeda militants once for all.
- Sacked Pak Cj: Rise Up Against Musharraf (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 07, 2007)
Teleph-one lines and cellphones went dead in Islamabad on Tuesday within minutes of sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry telling a meeting of lawyers over the telephone that Gen. Pervez Musharraf had declared . . . . . .
- Friend In Need (Frontline, Vladimir Radyuhin , Nov 07, 2007)
PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin, when he travelled to Teheran last month, became the first Russian leader after Josef Stalin to visit Iran.
- Secure That Button And Fast! (Business Line, B. S. Raghavan , Nov 07, 2007)
There are as yet no signs of General Pervez Musharraf preparing to return to civilian rule. Actually, there is considerable confusion about the future scenario.
- 'Musharraf Has Broken His Word' (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said she is committed to leading an all-party movement against President General Pervez Musharraf, to lift the emergency rule he clamped on Saturday, but will hold off on street demonstrations for now.
- Ajmer Blast Trail Leads To Hurriyat (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Security agencies are questioning Hurriyat leader G M Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and two of his accomplices in connection with the recent Ajmer blast. Cops have gathered vital details of . . . .
- Pakistan Emergency Likely To End In 2-3 Weeks: Official (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf will likely end emergency rule that has drawn widespread international condemnation in two to three weeks, the president of the country's ruling party told Dawn newspaper.
- Friendly Advice (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
SUPPORT for Gen Musharraf in western capitals, especially Washington, and which many Pakistanis begrudged him, is fast withering.
- Are Indian Oil Companies ‘Bidding On The Riskiest Properties’ Overseas? (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 07, 2007)
Oil price hit $84 a barrel a few days ago, amidst fears that the Kurdish rebel problem would lead to the snapping of Iraq’s supplies.
- Fazlullah’S Militants Seize Another Town (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Militants seized a town in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday and hoisted their flags over buildings after security forces surrendered, AFP quoted police and residents as saying.
- Only One Way Out For General Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Whatever the provocations that led to this state of affairs, we categorically reject General Pervez Musharraf’s November 3 decision to impose a Provisional Constitutional Order and Proclamation of Emergency in the country. . . . . .
- Us Steps Up Pressure On Musharraf (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Stepping up pressure, the US has asked pervez Musharraf to quickly shed his uniform and restore democracy, with President George W Bush warning that Washington would deal with the situation if the Pakistani military ruler fails to take his "advice".
- Generally Lincoln (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Nov 07, 2007)
Somebody’s got to tell the general. Somebody has to pluck enough courage and ask for another televised address so we can understand why he ditched Ataturk for Abe.
- Bhutto Doubts Musharraf’S Ability To Control Nukes (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Opposition Leader Benazir Bhutto has cast doubts on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s ability to prevent extremists from getting hold of the country’s nuclear arsenal.
- Mush Calls Up Us Leaders Amid Fear Of Aid Cut (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Embattled Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has reached out to top leaders in US Congress amid fears that Washington might cut its aid to the Islamic country following imposition of Emergency.
- Ajmer Blast Trail Leads To Hurriyat (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Security agencies are questioning Hurriyat leader G M Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and two of his accomplices in connection with the recent Ajmer blast. Cops have gathered vital details of . . . .
- Kandahar Hijack Financiers Set To Walk Free (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Two Pakistanis who robbed a bank to allegedly finance the hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 to Kandahar are going to walk free next month without facing a trial.
- Army Keeps Watch On Fallout Of Pak Emergency In J&k (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
With around 1,500 militants "active" in Jammu and Kashmir, the Army is closely watching whether General Pervez Musharraf will counter-balance his crackdown on jehadis on Pakistan's western front by boosting support to militancy in India.
- Sixty Years Of Kashmir's Accession: The Less Known Realities (Deccan Herald, Balraj Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
Jammu and Kashmir is not a problem of Hindu-Muslim relations as many people believe.
- Ex-Spy Chief Tipped To Be Next Pak President (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Gen Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani, who was promoted as deputy chief of army staff on October 7 and is former head of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), is the favourite to become the next president if Musharraf is forced from power following political . . . .
- Bush To Mush: Hold Elections, Shed Uniform (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
In his first public comments since the imposition of emergency rule in Pakistan, Bush expressed hope that Musharraf would restore democracy as "quickly as possible" but declined to say what the United States will do by way of assistance if the . . . .
- Unrest Continues In Pakistan (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Some 3,500 people have been arrested since the emergency was declared on Saturday and fundamental rights were suspended.
- Us Aid Review To Pak Relief For India (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Nov 07, 2007)
India, for long a victim of American arming of Pakistan with lethal weapons, may finally find some relief if Washington is serious about its decision to review its aid to Islamabad and does a fair job of it.
- A War Against 'Terror' (Deccan Herald, Deepali Gaur Singh, Nov 07, 2007)
Even as the mighty Soviets of the 80’s were withdrawing from Afghanistan following their resistance from an army of disparate guerrillas who had humbled them by their sheer resilience (and definitely not without statistical help from their . . .
- Terror Flows From Pakistan (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The main national security threat that Britain faces today is from Al Qaeda and its associated groups. But before we look at the violent manifestation of that threat in the UK, we need to remember where this comes from.
- Other Voices - American Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
BY imposing martial law, Gen Pervez Musharraf has pushed nuclear-armed Pakistan further along a perilous course and underscored the failure of President Bush’s policy towards a key ally in the war on terrorism.
- Two Coups In A Row (Dawn, Khalid Jawed Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
General Musharraf has once again imposed ‘martial law’ in the country and suspended the Constitution of Pakistan. Eight years ago when the elected prime minister had dismissed him from the office of COAS, he had responded by overthrowing . . . . . .
- Development: Expansion Of Freedoms (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
THE conventional wisdom on development is premised on growth theories. According to traditional dogmas, the basic function of economic theory is to create such conditions that help the business elite to accumulate profits at the highest possible rates.
- As Musharraf Battles Protests In Cities, Militants Seize A Town In The North-West (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
On the day Pakistan’s deposed chief justice called on lawyers to take to the streets till General Pervez Musharraf lifts the state of emergency and the US led global calls for early polls in the country, hundreds of Islamic militants seized a . . . .
- Perks And Privileges (Dawn, Hafizur Rahman, Nov 07, 2007)
Whether we are bureaucrats or politicians (or, for that matter, journalists) we Pakistanis are so accustomed to perks and privileges that we gobble them up like mother’s milk.
- Spinning Out Of Control (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Nov 06, 2007)
The situation in Pakistan is ominous, and reads much like a chapter from the pages of the last century.
- Man At Arms (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Nov 06, 2007)
When it comes to Pervez Musharraf and his Pakistan, one cannot decide which of the two descriptions — predictably shocking or shockingly predictable — fits better.
- Freeze On Defence Talks With Us (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice today said Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf should “take off his uniform”, as Washington suspended annual defence talks with Islamabad because of the political situation there after the imposition . . . .
- Continued Instability In West Asia (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
The Iraq War and subsequent events in the region, including the war in Lebanon and the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, have significantly altered the distribution of power and calculations of governments in the region.
- The Arc Of Instability (Tribune, S. Nihal Singh, Nov 06, 2007)
American war colleges delight in playing computer war games, sometimes to the consternation of countries that are posted as enemies.
- Pushed, Pak Says Polls Are On Track (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan today said the general election would be held on schedule by mid-January, apparently bowing to pressure after the US asked President Pervez Musharraf to “take off his uniform” and hold polls under the Constitution.
- Pak Hindu Judge Calls For Us Help (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
One of the seven SC judges under house arrest, Rana Bhagwandas, urged the US to support the restoration of democracy in Pakistan.
- Moscow Expects Continuation Of Democratic Process In Pak (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In a belated reaction to the imposition of Emergency by President Pervez Musharraf, Moscow has expressed hope that democratic processes will continue in Pakistan after the current crisis recedes.
- Musharraf Says He Is In Full Control (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
"It's a joke of the highest order," Musharraf told a foreign reporter regarding reports of his house arrest. The rumour had a huge impact on Pakistan's major stock index, which plunged on Monday afternoon as a result.
- Terror In Uk Sourced In Pak: Mi5 Chief (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Over the last five years, much of the command, control and inspiration for attack planning in the UK has derived from al-Qaeda's remaining core leadership in the tribal areas of Pakistan, according to the head of Britains intelligence service MI5.
- Bhutto Demands Polls Under Independent Caretaker Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto today asked President Pervez Musharraf to lift the emergency, revive the Constitution and hold elections under an “independent caretaker government”.
- Wagah: Pak Galleries Empty (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
While the visitors' galleries on the Indian side were jam-packed with hundreds of slogan-raising visitors cheering the BSF jawans sprightly marching during the retreat ceremony, the response at the galleries on the Pakistani side was comparatively lukewar
- Poll By Mid-Jan: Attorney-General (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, under mounting pressure from Western allies after declaring emergency rule, has decided to hold a general election by mid-January, the government’s top lawyer said today.
- Bush's Mush Policy (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George W Bush says he gains influence with world leaders by building personal relations with them. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf got a dose of that diplomacy at the White House last fall, when Mr Bush hailed him as a friend . . . .
- Britain Threatens To Cut Aid (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
After a cautious response to the events in Pakistan, the British government was on Monday preparing to take a tougher stand to put pressure on President Parvez Musharraf to restore democratic rule as quickly as possible.
- Rights Forum Condemns Emergency (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), in a statement on Monday, condemned the proclamation of Emergency in Pakistan by President Pervez Musharraf.
- All Assistance To Pakistan Under Review, Says U.S. (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W. Bush’s top national security aides say U.S. financial backing for Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts would go on uninterrupted despite the administration’s unhappiness with President Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of a . . . .
- 'Taliban Has The Responsibility To Arrest Musharraf' (Rediff on the Net, Hamid Mir, Nov 06, 2007)
The imposition of emergency in Pakistan has not created any pressure on the Taliban groups operating in Swat district.
- Ramifications Of Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
THE proclamation of emergency rule by President Gen Pervez Musharraf, who seems to have lost the plot, is in effect a throwback to authoritarianism, which will unquestionably have wide-ranging consequences for Pakistan — hemmed in by. . .
- Nawaz Sharif Sees Need For ‘Mass Uprising’ (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 06, 2007)
The former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has spoken of the need for “a mass uprising” in Pakistan in the context of General Musharraf’s latest actions
- Protests Spread Across Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lawyers take to streets again; return to constitutional path, says Rice
- Ballot, Not Bullet (Dawn, Murtaza Razvi, Nov 06, 2007)
GEN Musharraf cannot be doubted when he sees a frightening spectre of disorder.
- 'Child Suicide Bomber Could Be Involved' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Former premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a "child suicide bomber" followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- Pakistan's Stock Market Slides 5% (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's main stock market has fallen nearly 5% as investors reacted to the emergency rule imposed by President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday.
- Pak Lawyers’ Protest Spreads (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan’s military ruler General Musharraf today went all out to crush resistance from judges, lawyers, political parties and civil rights activists, who took to the streets across Pakistan to protest against the imposition of emergency.
- Pak Emergency: Mixed Reaction In Valley (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Mainstream and separatist political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have reacted to the imposition of emergency in Pakistan, while people keenly watch developments for its impact on Indo-Pakistan relations and resolution of the Kashmir issue.
- Back To Square One (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 06, 2007)
As if the first U-turn that President Pervez Musharraf did on October 12, 1999 by staging a coup was not bad enough, he has done it again, eight years later, taking the nation back to square one.
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- Decisive Battle Ahead, Says Nawaz Sharif (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 06, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, told The Hindu that civil society and other political forces in his country were gearing up for a “decisive battle” against the attack on civil liberties and political rights by President Pervez Musharraf.
- A 'Secularist' Who Loves The Good Life (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a coup eight years ago and was the repeated target of assassinations for allying his Islamic nation with the United States in its war on terror, promised to bring true democracy to Pakistan.
- Quit Army: Rice To Mush (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- India's Foreign Policy Pragmatism (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Just as thousands of saffron-clad Buddhist monks hit the streets of Rangoon to protest against the military junta, India's oil minister was in the Burmese capital negotiating greater involvement for Indian gas companies.
- Blogs Battle Censorship (Telegraph, Mandira Nayar, Nov 06, 2007)
This is one battle that President Pervez Musharraf was not prepared for.
- Will Pakistan Turn Out Like Iran? (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf seemed to be one of the Bush administration's most valuable foreign friends after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when he denounced al Qaeda and the Taliban and joined the U.S.-declared war on terrorism.
- Unjust Denial Of Information (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 06, 2007)
GENERAL Musharraf would know as well as anybody else that access to information is every citizen’s right.
- Interpreting A Malady (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 06, 2007)
AIDS is no longer the silent killer, relegated to foreign shores as an affliction of more liberal societies.
- Punjab And The National Economy (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Nov 06, 2007)
IF politics proceeds on its promised course, there is likely to be a considerable rearrangement in the distribution of power among different political groups.
- Fight Against Militancy (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Nov 06, 2007)
THE suspension of the Constitution has stripped away the democratic façade from General Musharraf’s military rule.
- 'War On Terror' Will Ensure Us Aid For Pak (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has hinted at a "review" of the massive American aid to Pakistan in the wake President Pervez Musharraf's clamping of Emergency, but senior officials, including Rice herself, concede that Washington faces major const
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 06, 2007)
There was something obscene about Pakistan Army soldiers entering the hallowed precincts of the country’s Supreme Court where they had no business to be, going to the Chief Justice and saying to him his services were no longer required.
- Mush Should Give Up Army Post: Rice (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday said Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- Pak Pm Says Elections To Be Held On Schedule (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, succumbing to worldwide pressure and the widespread condemnation of Saturdayâ€™s declaration of emergency, announced on Monday that general elections in the country would be held "according to schedule."
- A Short-Term Measure, Says Pak (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Facing worldwide criticism, Pakistan government has assured the international community that the Emergency clamped by General Pervez Musharraf was a “short-term arrangement” and that the country will soon return to a “normal constitutional course”.
- Lawyers Take To Streets In Protest (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The police in Pakistan on Monday fired teargas and baton-charged lawyers protesting in all parts of the country against the emergency imposed by President Gen. Pervez Musharraf.
- Rumours Of Anti-Pervez Coup Denied (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Speculation about whether Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf was still in power persisted throughout Pakistan on Monday despite official contradictions of rumours that he was under house arrest and that the country was being run by. . .
- Iftikhar: Musharraf’S Action Illegal (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
Sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry has said that President General Pervez Musharrafâ€™s decision to impose emergency rule in the country is "illegal and unconstitutional".
- Bush Tells Musharraf, Take My Advice: : End Emergency! (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W Bush on Monday exhorted President Pervez Musharraf to hold elections and relinquish his army post “as soon as possible”.
- Hold Elections And Tackle Terrorism Straightway (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Sunday that the government was committed to making sure that general elections were held and the democratic process flourished in Pakistan.
- Bush Forces Mush To Promise Elections (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George Bush on Monday turned the heat on his "tight" buddy Pervez Musharraf to force the Pakistani dictator to back down from his confrontation with the country's civil society and restore the modicum of democracy he had allowed.
- Switching On An Emergency (Indian Express, Shailaja Bajpai, Nov 06, 2007)
It happened in the USSR, it’s been happening in Pakistan all year.
- Emergency In Pakistan: Musharraf Strikes Again (Deccan Herald, M B NAQVI, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan Army Chief, General Pervez Musharraf, has proclaimed a State of Emergency that is only a tad short of Martial Law. This is his second coup in eight years.
- Bhutto Suspects Child Bomber Used For Karachi Attack (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In A new twist to last month’s Karachi bombings, which claimed nearly 140 lives, former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a “child suicide bomber” followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- Us Senators Call For Strict Action Against Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Noting that Pakistan is in a “major crisis” following imposition of Emergency, senior US senators have called for international pressure on President Pervez Musharraf, and said he should not be allowed a “free pass” this time around.
- Frontier Takes Pak Troops Away From India Border All Disquiet On Western Front, Pak Troops Thin (Indian Express, MANU PUBBY , Nov 06, 2007)
For six decades, the Indian border has been the raison d’etre — the very reason for existence-of the Pakistan army. Most formations, including its two Strike Corps, are aggressively positioned near the border to counter Indian forces.
- Fallout Among Allies (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
With friends like these, who needs enemies? The United States could well be wondering why its relationships with three major countries that should be close allies have become so frayed. Ties with Japan, India and Turkey are all being damaged as . . .
- Musharraf Under Pressure Over Polls (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's military ruler Pervez Musharraf promised to push ahead with elections amid international outrage on Tuesday over his emergency rule, with the United States demanding a return to democracy.
- Climate Change And Fuel Shortages Begin To Bite (Hindu, John Vidal, Nov 05, 2007)
Soaring crop prices and demand for biofuels raise fears of political instability.
- Japan’S New U.S. Dilemma (Hindu, P.S. Suryanarayana, Nov 05, 2007)
The politics of pacifist Japan’s anti-terror campaign on the global stage may unravel or enter a new phase.
- Darkness In Pakistan (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 05, 2007)
The imposition of an Emergency and the suspension of the Constitution by President Pervez Musharraf, signalling a return to direct military rule has plunged Pakistan into one of its darkest phases ever.
- Hundreds Detained In Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf tightened the state of emergency in Pakistan on Sunday, as police rounded up hundreds of opponents and the government warned it could delay key elections for a year.
- Tight Curbs On Media, Tv Channels Are Taken Off Air (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
After the imposition of emergency rule, Gen. Pervez Musharraf issued decrees late to curb the freedom of the print and electronic media in the country.
- Pak Media Criticises Musharraf For Order (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani media on Sunday criticised President Pervez Musharraf for imposing emergency rule on the country, describing it as the "Generalâ€™s second coup" which would only "fracture an already weakened nation".
- It Is Martial Law, Says Benazir (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The former Premier, Benazir Bhutto, on Sunday termed the “undemocratic” measure imposed on Pakistan not “emergency but martial law.”
- ‘Upa Talked To Me On N-Deal But I Said Go To The Politicians As Talks Between Politicians Are Talks Between Equals’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 05, 2007)
My guest this week is Brajesh Mishra, former National Security Advisor, former principal secretary to the prime minister, and the chief architect of India’s new strategic positioning in the post-Cold War world.
- Macho Vs Mature (Times of India, Swapan Dasgupta, Nov 05, 2007)
Unfamiliarity with the many ways of speaking English can create diplomatic hiccups.
- 500 Held In Pak Crackdown (Tribune, Rezaul H. Laskar, Nov 05, 2007)
In a major crackdown, Pakistani security agencies today rounded up opposition leaders, lawyers and human rights activists and put under house arrest sacked Chief Justice Iftikhar M. Chaudhry amid speculation that President Pervez Musharraf may . . . .
- Benazir May Head Interim Govt (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 05, 2007)
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto currently holding intense negotiations with Pervez Musharraf to lead a caretaker government of national consensus, according to reliable sources.
- Bjp: Mush Move Similar To Indira's Emergency Call (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Reminding Pakistanis of its own leaders' fight against the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975, the BJP on Sunday criticised General Pervez Musharraf for "institutionalising personal power through totalitarianism".
- Us May Review Aid To Pakistan: Rice (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up hundreds of opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan’s military ruler, Gen Pervez Musharraf, suspended the constitution, ousted the chief justice and deployed troops . . . . . .
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