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- India Closely Watching Developments In Pak: Antony (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
India has taken all precautionary measures to ensure its security and is closely monitoring the situation in Pakistan in the wake of President General Pervez Musharraf imposing Emergency there on Saturday.
- Sc Stamp On States’ Prisoner Powers (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Supreme Court has upheld states’ powers to classify prisoners according to the gravity of their crimes and take a call on whether they could be released before time.
- Reforming The Police (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 05, 2007)
The Punjab government’s decision to implement police reforms in the state is welcome.
- Emergency Set To Backfire (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharrafs bid to cling to power is set to backfire badly, destabilising a key US ally, spawning new militant attacks and straining relations with the army, analysts said.
- Pak Cj Upstages Chaudhry (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistans new Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar has over-ruled his predecessor Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhrys order annulling emergency and cancelled all cases that were being heard by the Supreme Court, including legal challenge . . . . . .
- India's Oil Majors In Global (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Given runaway international crude oil prices, India's top energy firms are gearing up massive expansion and exploration plans both at home and abroad.
- Tackle Prejudices (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
India’s preference for boys and the resulting skewed sex ratio could plunge the country into a serious social crisis.
- Arsenic ’n’ Lace (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Advaita Kala’s “Almost Single” is about Aisha Bhatia, a 29-year-old ‘large-framed’ singleton, working in a posh hotel by day and hanging out with friends — equally single Misha and freshly . . .
- 30 Illegal Indian Immigrants Caught In French Alps (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Thirty illegal Indian immigrants travelling in "inhuman conditions" were stopped while crossing the French Alps in a small truck, police said.
- The Pattern In Pakistan’S Violence (Indian Express, C. Uday Bhaskar, Nov 03, 2007)
A motorcycle-borne suicide bomber, who rammed into a bus on Thursday in Sargodha, which houses Pakistan’s largest air force base, killed eight PAF personnel and injured 40 others.
- 30 Illegal Indian Immigrants Caught In France (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Thirty illegal Indian immigrants travelling in "inhuman conditions" were stopped while crossing the French Alps in a small truck, border police said on Friday.
- Special Article (Statesman, Sumer Kaul, Nov 03, 2007)
Mayawati’s call for trifurcation of Uttar Pradesh may have evoked no political reaction and very little media attention but it certainly comes as a surprise.
- A Criminal Force? (Tribune, PUNYAPRIYA DASGUPTA, Nov 03, 2007)
THE ghost of an outspoken judge is haunting the Indian establishment. A pronouncement by Justice Anand Narain Mulla of the Allahabad High Court nearly half a century ago is often quoted even today.
- Cash For Families With Girl Child (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
In a move to correct the skewed sex ratio in the country, the Centre is planning to provide cash as well as non-cash incentives to families with girl children. Families who delay the marriage of their girls beyond 18 years will also be . . . .
- Milkfed Ties Up With Big Dairy Farmers (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Big dairy farmers of Punjab have agreed to supply their entire milk produce to the State-owned Milkfed (Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation) to help it improve its capacity utilisation and remain viable.
- Oil Prices Put Govt On A Sticky Wicket (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The relentless drive of international crude oil prices towards the $100 mark — with the price topping $96 a barrel in the US market on Thursday — has put the government in a tight spot as it finds it difficult to take a politically . . . . . .
- Congress Dares Modi On 'Development Debate' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi challenged heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi to 'convince' Gujarat, the Congress threw an open challenge back at Modi -- "have a debate on any developmental issue".
- Pm Dons Left Avatar (Pioneer, Anuradha Dutt, Nov 02, 2007)
Prime Minister's abiding image is that of a leader with no strength or fixed ideology - jettisoning economic reforms one day and embracing land reforms another
- Suicide Attack On Pakistan Air Force Bus, Five Killed (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a bus carrying Pakistan Air Force personnel in north-eastern Punjab province on Thursday killing at least five persons and wounding 40 others.
- Sugar Turns Bitter (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
THE Punjab government’s decision to impose a 4 per cent entry tax on sugar and a few other products is retrograde.
- Desi Porn Star Strikes It Rich (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Sunny Leone, a leading porn star who was born to Punjabi parents hailing from New Delhi, is getting married.
- Punjab Govt Move To Control Police (Tribune, Ajay Banerjee, Oct 31, 2007)
In a crucial decision having far reaching implications on the role of the police, the Punjab Cabinet today gave its nod to introduce a legislation to govern and administer the Punjab Police besides separately imposing four per cent entry tax. . .
- Around Midnight (OutLook, Mushirul Hasan, Oct 31, 2007)
Phillips Talbot, president emeritus of the Asia Society in the United States, is the latest author to add his voice to the complex debates on India’s Partition.
- A Matter Of Aesthetics (Dawn, Hafizur Rahman, Oct 31, 2007)
A PENCHANT for culture is visible at all levels of society, whether the individuals are rich or poor, enlightened or illiterate.
- Where Are The Promises? (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
WE are told that elections are around the corner. Both the PPP and the PML-Q appear to have started working the vote.
- Lahore’S Heritage Needs Care (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
NEGLECT threatens to deprive Lahore of its archaeological heritage. Its magnificent Mughal monuments are fast running the risk of losing their splendour to the fatal combination of pollution, human intervention and a lack of money and expertise . . .
- Saund’S Portrait To Be Unveiled In Us Cong (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
A portrait of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian American Congressman, will be unveiled in the US Congress next month.
- Punjab’S Fractured Governance (Tribune, Gobind Thukral, Oct 30, 2007)
PArkash Singh Badal, the fourth time chief minister of Punjab is indeed a lucky man. He has fought many a battle over the span of 40 years and survived to lead the state.
- Pride And Joy In India Over La.'S Bobby Jindal (Washington Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
U.S. politics aren't usually the subject of gossip in the homes of this sleepy rice- and wheat-growing village in northern India. But when Bobby Jindal, an American of Indian descent, was elected governor of Louisiana this month, the residents . . .
- Rbi To Choose Between Growth And Liquidity Control: Experts (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Rising inflow of funds into the surging capital markets and the resultant rupee appreciation and inflationary pressures have put RBI into a difficult position of choosing between economic growth or managing liquidity, experts said.
- The Original Sin Of Politics (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
Some political scientists consider violence to be the ‘original sin’ of politics. Political leadership ritualises death as sacrifice — for a cause and higher purpose.
- Amitoz Says ‘No’ (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 29, 2007)
AMITOZ KAUR, the doctor-bride in Patiala who rejected NRI doctor-groom Gurpreet Singh, who demanded a dowry of Rs 50 lakh hours before they were to take the vow as man and wife, deserves encomiums for her boldness and principled stand.
- Booze Trail To Army Hush Money (Telegraph, SUJAN DUTTA, Oct 29, 2007)
The charge of the “booze brigade” in the Indian Army has led investigators to probe the army’s slush funds.
- Chak De (Tribune, G.S. Aujla, Oct 29, 2007)
The first time I came across the slogan “Chak De” was when I was driving beyond the Rohtang pass into the Lahaul-Spiti valley a few years ago.
- Baseless And Prejudiced (Pioneer, KR Phanda, Oct 29, 2007)
To write critically about a religion and its community is one thing, but to denigrate them deliberately is quite another.
- Isi-Backed Terror Camps Being Rationalised To Export Violence In J&k: Ib (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Latest intelligence assessments suggest a shift in Pakistan's strategy of exporting terror by seeking a "united political voice in Jammu and Kashmir and extend the arc of violence to the hinterland."
- A Portrait Of Honour For Dalip Singh Saund (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Oct 29, 2007)
The US Congress is to honour Dalip Singh Saund, the first Asian American to enter the Congress exactly 50 years ago, by unveiling an official portrait in the hallowed Capitol building on November 7.
- Other Voices - Indian Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 29, 2007)
China has once again demonstrated its relentless surge in the high technology domain.
- Portrait Of Dalip Singh Saund To Be Unveiled In Us Congress (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
A portrait of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian American Congressman, will be unveiled in the US Congress at an official ceremony next month.
- The Best And Worst Of Khushwant Singh (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
These books are handsomely hardbound and easy on the eye, but except 'Train to Pakistan', some of the matter has lost relevance today.
- Around Midnight (OutLook, Mushirul Hasan, Oct 27, 2007)
Phillips Talbot, president emeritus of the Asia Society in the United States, is the latest author to add his voice to the complex debates on India’s Partition. He saw it all—the progress and impact of the Second World War on the subcontinent . . . .
- Safeguards For Ias: Upa Fixes 2-Year Job Tenure (Indian Express, Ritu Sarin, Oct 27, 2007)
In its attempt to end arbitrary political transfers of bureaucrats, the UPA Government has succeeded in persuading several states to agree to a minimum two-year tenure for all IAS cadre postings
- Planning Demise Of Civil Service (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
NOT content with the self-created decay in bureaucracy, is the present government working for the demise of the civil service? If it is, it is doing so with the subtlety and craft that only a successful corporate leader can possess.
- That Man From Louisiana (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
Many, in the United States and abroad, have been dismayed by the intolerance and downright ugliness that has crept into American politics since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Yet, for all the unseemliness in the American political firmament. . .
- Punjabi Woman Forced To Commit Suicide In Uk (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
An international conference on forced marriages has turned the focus on the Indian Diaspora after a woman from Punjab claimed that her sister set herself ablaze as she was allegedly forced into. . .
- Is Bjp Alienating Another Ally? (Hindu, Sarabjit Pandher, Oct 26, 2007)
If murmurs of protest from the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal leadership in Punjab are any indicator, the BJP appears to be following a plan through which it is all set to alienate yet another partner from its much depleted National Democratic . . . .
- Gujarat Genocide Was Planned: Tehelka (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
In what could become a major embarrassment for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on the eve of assembly elections in the state, Tehelka, on the basis of a series of sting operations, today claimed that Gujarat 2002 was “not a spontaneous . . .
- Global Standards Still A Far Cry In This Knowledge Market (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Private engineering and management colleges located in Noida and Knowledge Park I, II and III of Greater Noida promise at the time of admission to provide facilities that match international standards.
- 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
- Semantic Quibbling (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A month after South Bengal virtually revolted against the engineered shortage of supplies in rationing outlets, the Politburo's statement is a masterpiece of obfuscation. In trying to come to the aid of a beleaguered government . . . . .
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 25, 2007)
A month after South Bengal virtually revolted against the engineered shortage of supplies in rationing outlets, the Politburo's statement is a masterpiece of obfuscation.
- Food Inflation On The Rise (Dawn, Sultan Ahmed, Oct 25, 2007)
THE holy month of Ramazan was conspicuous for accelerating the rate of inflation, particularly food inflation in the country. In fact, the inflation rate was the highest in this month during the last five years.
- Nris In Ny Thrilled With Jindal's Win (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Indian-American community of Long Island are ecstatic about Bobby Jindal's landmark win as the Louisiana governor and becoming the first-ever politician of Indian descent to become governor of any of the US states.
- Bhutto Named Ex-Isi Chief, 3 Others As Posing Threat To Her Life: Report (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Former Pakistan President Benazir Butto had named four well-known persons, including Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and former ISI chief Hamid Gul, as those who pose a threat to her life in a letter to President Pervez . . . .
- Official Heading Karachi Blast Probe Quits (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 25, 2007)
A police official heading the investigations into the October 19 attack on Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming procession in Karachi has stepped down from the probe days after the former Prime Minister said she had no trust in him.
- Bhutto Names 4 As Key Blast Suspects (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Former Pakistan Premier Benazir Bhutto has named four well-known persons, including Punjab chief minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi and former ISI chief Hamid Gul, as those who pose a threat to her life in a letter to President . . . .
- Murder Of Infants (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 25, 2007)
THE number of infants who die before they complete one year in Punjab is disturbingly high at 44 per 1,000 births.
- Pml Rejects Bhutto Nominee As Interim Pm (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Oct 25, 2007)
In a startling statement the ruling PML chief said today that his party was willing to align with Nawaz Sharif faction of the PML (PML-N) to frustrate Benazir Bhutto’s bid to become prime minister.
- Grain Of Truth (Telegraph, ABHIRUP SARKAR, Oct 25, 2007)
Ration shops are burning all over West Bengal. They are being attacked, looted and put on fire by groups of angry, disgruntled citizens, who seem to have decided that they have had enough.
- Bobby Jindal, Who? (Pioneer, Anuradha Dutt, Oct 25, 2007)
There's nothing about the new Louisiana Governor that's Indian. Why celebrate his win?
- More Intriguing Than Interesting (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 25, 2007)
WHEN a delegation of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement arrived at Bilawal House earlier this week to condole with the provincial leadership of the Pakistan People’s Party over the tragic incidents of Oct 18, it was a major step forward on the rather . . . .
- Real Threat To The Bb-Ppp (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 25, 2007)
New revelations now point directly to Taliban-Al Qaeda as the origin of threat to the PPP leader Ms Benazir Bhutto.
- City With A Future (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
IN his “edict”, Le Corbusier summed up his own estimation of what he had accomplished with Chandigarh by saying that it was planned to “human scale”. The city’s architect had attempted to put its residents in touch with nature, while allowing for . . . .
- General (Retd.) S.F. Rodrigues (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
GENERAL (retd.) S.F. Rodrigues took over as Administrator for the Union Territory of Chandigarh and Governor of Punjab in November 2004. In this interview, he speaks of his vision for the development of the city. Excerpts:
- Electronic Vision (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
THE Chandigarh administration is working towards making the city grow as a knowledge-based one.
- Signals From Ceasfire (Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 24, 2007)
The United Jihad Council is desperate to join in the political dialogue on Jammu and Kashmir’s future, but it may be too late.
- Ppp-Musharraf Talks Put On Hold (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 24, 2007)
Talks between the Pakistan People’s Party and President Pervez Musharraf on formation of a caretaker government to hold general elections are reported to have been put on hold until the Supreme Court gives its verdict on the presidential election.
- Shamefully High (Tribune, Sarbjit Dhaliwal, Oct 24, 2007)
Prosperous Punjab is poor as far as saving lives of infants is concerned. In spite of lowest percentage of poverty-stricken population in the state compared to other developed states, Punjab’s infant mortality rate continues to be shocking.
- The Bb-Musharraf Equation (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 24, 2007)
Ms Benazir Bhutto has expressed dissatisfaction with the first official report submitted to President Pervez Musharraf on the October 18 suicide-bombing on her rally, and has disclosed some more information to a foreign TV network about who she. . .
- Cloud Of Mystery (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Oct 24, 2007)
Yet another monsoon is over and, with that, yet another test for the prediction skill of the statistical long-range forecast (LRF) model of the India Meteorological Department (IMD); this time it was a new model with a new methodology (Frontline, June 1).
- A Radical Legacy (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Bhagat Singh and his comrades belong to those momentous decades in Indian history – the late 1920s and 30s – when options were more open, popular aspirations ran high and “revolution” and “national liberation” were current in the political . . . .
- Quality Of Growth (Business Line, Ranabir Ray Choudhury , Oct 24, 2007)
Two reports appearing in Tuesday’s newspapers show clearly that the quality of development in India is perhaps as satisfactory as the quantitative performance.
- Ban On Rice Export (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 24, 2007)
Traders in Punjab and Haryana have been protesting against the ban on the export of non-basmati rice for the past some days, disrupting the procurement of paddy and bringing down prices of certain exportable varieties of rice.
- A Unique Crime Syndicate (Dawn, Hafizur Rahman, Oct 24, 2007)
INDIAN movies, so popular in Pakistan, are known for their hackneyed themes. The most common among them is about two brothers, a good one and a bad one, with the latter also turning good after sowing his wild oats to the best of his crooked . . . .
- Why I Am An Atheist (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Excerpts from the article Bhagat Singh wrote in reply to a remark made by Bhai Randhir Singh, a Ghadarite, in Lahore Central Jail in 1930-31.
- ‘Liberate Him From Misinterpretations’ (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Bhagat Singh, who created a stir through his revolutionary ideas and courageous actions, stands alone in the galaxy of martyrs for his maturity as a thinker who had an alternative framework of governance for independent India.
- Benazir May Not Stay (Pioneer, B Raman, Oct 23, 2007)
In the wake of the Karachi bombing, which the police say was the act of a suicide bomber, Benazir Bhutto might choose to operate from Dubai till election is held in Pakistan.
- Benazir, Pml In War Of Words (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 23, 2007)
Pakistan People’s Party leader Benazir Bhutto and the ruling faction of the Pakistan Muslim League have declared open war on each other over the attack on her, testing President Pervez Musharraf’s recently reached fragile understanding with . . . .
- Hindi Print Media (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
“We need a Hindi version of Citizen Kane. The time is right for it.
- Musharraf Warned Me About Suicide Squads: Benazir (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who survived an assassination attempt last week, has said that President Pervez Musharraf had warned her before her return to Pakistan from exile last week that four suicide squads had been sent to kill her.
- The Wars Within (Deccan Herald, M B NAQVI, Oct 23, 2007)
Do Pakistanis really appreciate Washingtons decision to influence the political outcome in Islamabad?
- 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 . . . . .
- Musharraf Warned Me About Suicide Attacks: Bhutto (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who survived an assassination attempt last week, has said that President Pervez Musharraf had warned her before her return to Pakistan from exile last week that four suicide squads had been sent to kill her.
- Man From Malerkotla (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 23, 2007)
Whenever an Indian leaves the country’s shores, one dream recurring in his mind is to make it big in the foreign land.
- Bobby Jindal Faces Tough Tasks Ahead (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Bobby Jindal, an Oxford-educated son of Punjabi immigrants who scripted history by winning the Louisiana Governor race, faces daunting challenges ahead when he takes over one of the poorest and low-literacy level States of the United States . . . .
- Benazir Visits Injured In Hospital (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 22, 2007)
Pakistan People’s Party leader Benazir Bhutto emerged from her Karachi home on Sunday, for the first time after she narrowly escaped a suicide attack on her, to visit those injured in the attack and sympathise with the families of party workers killed.
- Punjabi Brigade Scores High In Politics Overseas (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Exaggeration to say that Bobby Jindal’s resounding victory has electrified the burgeoning South Asian community in the US, which has often had to face the brunt of racial intolerance in America post-9/11.
- ‘We Should Neither Proceed With N-Deal Nor Dump It Altogether... To Avoid Immediate Elections’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 22, 2007)
My guest today is one of the greatest characters in our politics today, one of our greatest writers — M. Karunanidhi, chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Let me also introduce his daughter Kanimozhi, a Member of Parliament, who will be our interpreter . . . .
- Developing Cities (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 22, 2007)
THE Punjab Chief Minister on Friday promised Rs 250 crore for the development of Amritsar.
- Benazir’S Return With ‘Big Bang’ (Tribune, Sushant Sareen, Oct 22, 2007)
AFTER eight long years of self-exile, Ms Benazir Bhutto landed in Pakistan with a “big bang”, politically and literally. Interestingly, both the rapturous welcome given to her by the party faithful and the bomb blasts that spoiled her welcome . . . .
- Challenges From Terrorism (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 22, 2007)
Last week’s large-scale killings in Karachi in which PPP leader Benazir Bhutto escaped unhurt have provided fresh proof, if at all needed, that the terrorist problem remains deep-rooted in Pakistan.
- Benazir Mounts Pressure On Govt (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
Stepping up pressure on the Pakistani Government, former premier Benazir Bhutto on Sunday registered a complaint with police in which she again referred to three unnamed Government officials who posed a threat to her life and saying streetlights . . . .
- Nuclear Power Corpn Stepping Up Uranium Mining (Business Line, Anil Sasi, Oct 22, 2007)
Turns focus to indigenous reactor programme
The company has targeted installed nuclear capacity of 20,000 MWe by 2020.
The company has plans to double indigenous uranium availability during the Eleventh Plan.
Jaitapur in Maharashtr
- Us Gets 1st Indian-American State Governor (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
The son of Punjabi immigrants won an election in Louisiana to become the United States’ first Indian-American state governor, according to election results Sunday.
- 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 . . . .
- Ppp Is A Powerful Force, Says Benazir (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 19, 2007)
The massive turn-out of people to welcome her back to Pakistan was a message to opponents of democracy that they were dealing with the country’s most powerful party, Benazir Bhutto said in a brief conversation with The Hindu after her arrival on Thursday.
- Pawar: Premature To Speculate On Polls (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 19, 2007)
Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar on Thursday said it was premature to speculate on elections now.
- Jindal: New Guv Of Louisiana? (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 19, 2007)
The son of Punjabi immigrants could be handed the keys to the governor's mansion in Louisiana on Saturday, a state which just 16 years ago gave 39% of its vote to a white supremacist.
- 126 Dead In Suicide Bombing As Bhutto Returns To Pakistan (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 19, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto's homecoming turned into a bloodbath last night when a suicide bomber struck the vehicle in which she was travelling, killing at least 126 people and wounding another 248.
- 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
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