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- ‘I Am The President. Vajpayee, Advani Are Leaders Of The Party. They Are Above Me’ (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Oct 01, 2007)
BJP President Rajnath Singh is doing a tightrope walk, trying to consolidate his authority even as the party is pulled in different directions by factionalism.
- Panel Demands Criminal Case Against Thackeray (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 29, 2007)
A group seeking implementation of the Srikrishna Commission report has urged the Supreme Court to direct the Maharashtra government to register a criminal case against Bal Thackeray for abetting and inciting organised attacks on Muslims during the . . . .
- Mirwaiz Calls For Us, British Observers On Kashmir (Kashmir Observer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 29, 2007)
The chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, today called upon the US and Britian to send their observers to Kashmir to review the current situation. Mirwaiz was addressing a large congregation at Friday . . . .
- Diverging Story (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Sep 28, 2007)
Ever since militant trade unionism made West Bengal its home in the Sixties, factories have been closing down; as a result, West Bengal has shrunk to insignificance in the industrial landscape of India.
- Culture Policing In Schools (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Sep 27, 2007)
The nationwide Adolescence Education Programme (AEP), conceived by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development and the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), is under review following protests from some State governments.
- Brawn Power (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 25, 2007)
The Sethusamudram controversy has spilled out of public platforms and TV studios on to the streets.
- Sena Denies Seat Talks With Bjp (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
The Shiv Sena today said no seat sharing formula has been discussed with BJP and that any claim that the issue has been put on the table for discussion is baseless.
- Bjp, Sena To Follow Karnataka Model For Power Sharing (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Whether or not the JD(S) honours its pact with the BJP about handing over the reigns of power in Karnataka, the power-sharing formula has been borrowed by the saffron partners BJP and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra to keep the alliance intact.
- Congress Tries To Control Damage (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Wranglings within the Congress on the Ram Sethu affidavit fiasco are far from over. The Congress high command has called a halt to the public spat on the Ram Sethu affidavit issue.
- Power Transfer: Gowda's Final Game Plan To Retain Son As Chief Minister (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
With uncertainty hanging over the JD(S)-BJP coalition government due to confusion on power transfer, former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda is said to be making a final effort to ensure that his son, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy continues . . . . .
- Congress Loses The Plot (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 18, 2007)
Even in the shabby world of Indian politics, it would be difficult to come by an example of political insanity combined with cynicism of the kind displayed by Congress in the controversy over the affidavit filed in court on behalf of the . . . . .
- Congress Eyeing Tie-Up With Arch-Rivals (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
Amidst speculation about mid-term polls, the Congress appears to take even arch-rivals Samajwadi Party and BSP on board.
- Bjp, Sena Patch-Up Process Began On Lk's Mumbai Visit (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 13, 2007)
The Shiv Sena-BJP detente gathered momentum when leader of Opposition L K Advani was in Mumbai last weekend. It was then that Advani spoke to Bal Thackeray, as well as his son and political heir, Uddhav, and the leaders agreed it was time to . . . . .
- No Need For Seat-Sharing Talks Now: Sena (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 12, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena, which on Tuesday announced that their alliance would continue, said they would fight coming elections on the Hindutva plank.
- Bjp, Sena Patch Up (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 12, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena have patched up their differences declaring a “full stop” to the bickering that started with the presidential election.
- Sena, Bjp Inch Closer To Better Poll Chances (Indian Express, Pradeep Kaushal, Sep 12, 2007)
Two months after they drifted apart over the presidential polls, the BJP and Shiv Sena buried their differences on Tuesday at a meeting between Leader of the Opposition L K Advani and Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray.
- Bjp, Sena End Differences After Uddhav Meets Advani (Asian Age, KUMAR UTTAM, Sep 12, 2007)
The two oldest members of the National Democratic Alliance â€” the BJP and the Shiv Sena â€” on Tuesday decided to bury all their differences.
- Parliament Adjourns Ahead Of Schedule (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
The sine die was announced after 4 pm in the afternoon, when the debate on the nuclear deal in Lok Sabha was scheduled, which was not allowed by a shouting opposition.
- Upa, Political Moment, Nation (Indian Express, Yogendra Yadav, Sep 11, 2007)
There are two ways of reading the political message of the Indian Express—CNN-IBN—CSDS poll.
- Hindu Groups Announce 'Guerrilla War' In Nepal (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
A new alliance of Hindu groups on Monday warned that it would unleash a "guerrilla war" in seven days to press its demand for reinstating a Hindu State in Nepal.
- Bjp Says Mamata Still Part Of Nda (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
The BJP today claimed its ties with the Trinamul Congress were intact, a day after party chief Miss Mamata Banerjee’s reported remarks that she was not with the NDA.
- Mamata Banerjee Parts Ways With Nda (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
After months of keeping the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leadership on the edge, Trinamool Congress (TC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday finally took the plunge and severed her nine-year long association with the opposition grouping.
- Mamata Parts Ways With Nda, Bjp Not Surprised (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
After months of keeping the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leadership on the edge, Trinamool Congress (TC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday finally took the plunge and severed her nine-year long association with the opposition grouping.
- Mamata Signals Break With Bjp, Cong Rushes In To Say Join Us, Throw Cpm Out (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
The buzz has been there for quite some time now but Trinamool leader Mamata Banerjee chose the setting of a madrasa students’ programme today to indicate, more clearly than she ever has, that she is set to part ways with the BJP.
- Parliament Proceedings Held Up For Whole Day (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
Unrelenting Opposition demands JPC on nuclear deal
Both Houses adjourned amid slogan shouting
Business in Rajya Sabha as uproar continues
- Advani Slams Upa-Left Committee (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
Stepping up the attack on the nuclear deal, leader of the Opposition L K Advani today said the UPA-Left committee was an “insult” to Parliament, and urged the government to “recognise the perilous path on which they are obstinately set”.
- Patil Said It (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Sep 06, 2007)
The Organiser’s editorial criticises the government’s handling of the Hyderabad blasts. “The Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil made an interesting statement.
- State Of Turmoil (Indian Express, Rakshit Sonawane, Sep 06, 2007)
Amid the continuing speculation about a mid-term poll at the Centre, one thing is certain: a state that is bound to experience the most political turmoil is Maharashtra.
- Nda To Press For Voting On N-Debate (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
The BJP and its NDA allies are expected to press for voting at the end of the debate on the Indo-US nuclear deal which will come up in the Rajya Sabha tomorrow.
- Impasse Over N-Deal Continues (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Sep 06, 2007)
Any let up in the Opposition's ongoing attack on the UPA Government over the India-US nuclear deal seems to be highly unlikely. Leader of the Opposition LK Advani on Wednesday asserted that the NDA members would not accept any mechanism other than . . . .
- Jammu Varsity Prof Loses Headship Over Survey (Tribune, Prabhjit Singh, Sep 05, 2007)
A professor of Jammu University is in trouble for conducting a survey on the Jammu and Kashmir issue, following a complaint by a political outfit which finds the scholar "anti-national".
- Nda Tries To Rope In New Allies (Asian Age, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 04, 2007)
Convinced that snap polls are round the corner, the main Opposition BJP has decided to strengthen the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) by taking new allies on board.
- Left Can't Set The Agenda (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Sep 04, 2007)
We have another terrorist attack in Hyderabad, which leaves at least 42 people dead and hundreds injured. 'Sleeper units', which have carried out the blasts, can comfortably go back to sleep once again, as we simply refuse to act on security . . . .
- Left Can't Set The Agenda (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Sep 03, 2007)
We have another terrorist attack in Hyderabad, which leaves at least 42 people dead and hundreds injured.
- Ode On Unbridled Rage (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 03, 2007)
Namdeo Dhasal's poetry is an outpouring of lava that lashes out at- what he sees as- an unjust and uncaring world.
- Bjp Begins Self-Assessment For Any Snap Poll (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2007)
On a sticky wicket because of internal feud and strains in its ties with several regional allies, the BJP on Friday discussed alliance options as it began preparations in the event of any snap elections to the Lok Sabha.
- Bandh Evokes Partial Response (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
The state bandh call given by the Jammu-Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) today evoked a mixed response in the city, as shops and other business establishments remained closed.
- The Fate Of The Srikrishna Report (Frontline, Anupama Katakam, Aug 30, 2007)
The Maharashtra government is forced to take another look at the Srikrishna report following a Supreme Court directive.
- Nuclear Standoff (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Aug 29, 2007)
The fate of the Union government hangs in the balance as the ruling UPA and the Left parties differ strongly on the India-U.S. nuclear deal.
- Our Tryst With Secularism (Asia Times, Kuldip Nayar, Aug 29, 2007)
One feels stumped when one finds that Muslim fundamentalists are taking a leaf out of the BJP book of hatred and hostility.
- Sanjay Dutt Directed To Appear On September 27 (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
Actor Sanjay Dutt on Monday attended the designated TADA court here and was directed to appear on September 27. Special judge P.D. Kode said Dutt might get a copy of the judgment on that day.
- Curtains On A Compromise (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Aug 27, 2007)
It is, perhaps, only a matter of time before a mid- term poll to the Lok Sabha is announced. The crisis between the Left and the UPA can now only be resolved once the issue is taken to the people.
- Nuke Cloud On Sena-Bjp Ties (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 25, 2007)
The Indo-US nuclear deal has brought the BJP and the Shiv Sena to the threshold of a fresh standoff, weeks after the rift between the allies over the President’s election.
- Law: Its Secular Credentials (Deccan Herald, Khushwant Singh, Aug 25, 2007)
Crime unpunished breeds criminals: Ive said this before. I said it again when Sanjay Dutt and others were convicted for the Mumbai blasts and the assassins of Beant Singh, chief minister of Punjab, were sentenced for crimes they had committed.
- Recall Envoy: Upa Members (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 23, 2007)
Proceedings in both Houses held up for the second day
Members of the NDA, barring the Shiv Sena,
walk out on the issue
UPA will not compromise with the dignity of the House, says Dasmunsi
- Pawar Puts Ncp Men On Poll Mode (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 22, 2007)
The standoff between the Congress and the Left over the Indo-US nuclear deal has left the allies nervous and one of them, the NCP, now expects mid-term polls within a span of three or four months.
- Sangh Poori Bahar (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The RSS, according to a report in this paper, has decided on a “phased withdrawal” from the BJP’s day-to-day affairs, it will “micro-manage” the party no more.
- Frivolity Of The Left (Pioneer, SHIKHA MUKERJEE, Aug 20, 2007)
The theme which connects the love lyrics that spread the message of bhakti to the ballooning output of Bangla bands reflecting the sensibilities of the 21st century youth is the quintessentially Indian preoccupation with romance and regret.
- Indian Secularism Has A Long Way To Go (Singapore Times, Kuldip Nayar, Aug 18, 2007)
It is a straight question which should have been addressed long ago.
- Secularism Has A Long Way To Go (Dawn, Kuldip Nayar, Aug 18, 2007)
IT is a straight question which should have been addressed long ago.
- Justice Is No Halfway House (Frontier Post, Praful Bidwai, Aug 18, 2007)
Convictions for the 1993 Mumbai bombings have deepened Muslim despondency about securing justice for the victims of the far worse riots that preceded them.
- Sena’S Sez Protest Turns Violent, Joshi Held (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
At least 15 policemen and others were injured when the ‘jail bharo’ agitation called by the Shiv Sena and farmers against the proposed Reliance Industries-led Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Raigad turned violent, with the . . . . . . .
- Who Will Read Deshmukh The Riot Act (Indian Express, Rakshit Sonawane, Aug 17, 2007)
Ever since the TADA court gave its verdict on the 1992 Mumbai bomb blasts cases, pressure has been mounting on the Maharashtra government to implement the Srikrishna Commission’s recommendations.
- Shiv Sena’S Anti-Sez Protest Turns Violent (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
Shiv Sainiks went on the rampage in Navi Mumbai on Thursday to protest against the Reliance Group’s Special Economic Zone (SEZ) coming up in Raigad district.
- Politics Is Heating Up (Tribune, S. Nihal Singh, Aug 14, 2007)
IT is said of the American presidential election that campaigning for his successor or his re-election begins almost the day he is sworn in.
- Indian State To Set Up Special Courts Over Mumbai Riots (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
The Congress Party-led government in India’s Maharashtra state has agreed to set up special courts to deal with “around two dozen serious cases” mentioned in the Justice Srikrishna Commission report which probed the 1992-93 anti-Muslim riots in Mumbai.
- Thackerays Terror (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
There are faint signs that the wheels of justice for victims of the December 1992-January 1993 communal riots in Mumbai just might start turning.
- Case For Smaller States (Tribune, George Mathew, Aug 13, 2007)
Small is beautiful, they say. But is small also good? The experience certainly suggests that smaller states are better governed and better managed.
- Nda Reunites For Poll (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
The National Democratic Alliance, which appeared divided a few days back, reunited on the vice-presidential election day with both Shiv Sena and Trinamul Congress MPs turning out to exercise their franchise.
- Pratibha Must Protect Democracy: Advani (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha LK Advani on Friday rued the fact that violation of constitutional rights had become rampant during the past three years.
- Surprise Votes Sweeten Hamid Win (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Hamid Ansari was today picked the 13th Vice-President in a poll so short on excitement that Priya Dutt’s “commitment to the constitutional process” became the talking point.
- Ansari Wins V-P Polls As Nda Votes Go Missing Once Again (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Two days ago, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi had reported to Congress president Sonia Gandhi that the UPA-Left candidate Hamid Ansari would get 463 votes, 42 more than its strength.
- A Fine Man For The Job (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Aug 11, 2007)
The political equations in the vice-presidential election held no variables. Mohammad Hamid Ansari — the candidate of the United Progressive Alliance and the Left parties, with intellectual credentials widely recognised to be impeccable — was in . . . .
- Special Cell To Re-Examine Mumbai Riots Cases: Commissioner (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
We don’t have powers to reopen cases withdrawn in court, he says
Special Task Force still working: police commissioner
Act against Saamna for “malicious” wri
- Mumbai Blasts: Focus On Srikrishna Report (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has been put under pressure to do something visible about the recommendations of the Srikrishna Commission’s report.
- Riots And Bomb Blasts: Two Faces Of Justice (Deccan Herald, Teesta Setalvad, Aug 10, 2007)
Acknowledgement, remorse, justice and reconciliation are the accepted steps required for collective healing when wounds of an indescribable nature have been inflicted on a whole population.
- Justice Can’T Go Pop (Tribune, Inder Malhotra, Aug 10, 2007)
IN the midst of virtual madness — unleashed by Sanjay Dutt’s fans, page three socialites, hysterical TV anchors, indeed the bulk of the chattering and prosperous middle class — all clamouring for the actor’s immediate release from jail . . . ..
- Riot Wounds Reopened (Pioneer, Ajoy Bose, Aug 10, 2007)
There can be no justice without punishing those guilty of the 1993 Mumbai riots. Punishing those involved in the Mumbai blasts, which followed the riots, will serve no purpose other than creating disquiet among Muslims.
- Ncp Yet To Take A Stand (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is yet to take a stand on the growing demand for prosecuting all persons indicted by the Srikrishna Commission for their involvement in Mumbai riots in 1993.
- Ansari Set To Become Vice-President (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
Congress says he will poll more than 425 votes
Party managers see little chance for NDA candidate Najma Heptulla
Shiv Sena expected to vote with the BJP; JD(S) may abstain
- Now, Do Something (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
The Maharashtra chief minister has promised to reopen the riots cases mentioned in the Justice Srikrishna Commission report.
- Nda To Fire Goa Salvo At Cong In House (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 09, 2007)
The Monsoon Session of Parliament looks set to witness fiery battle of words on Goa, with the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Parliamentary party deciding on Wednesday to raise the issue of saving the minority Congress Government by . . . .
- Sena, Bjp Try To Mend Relations, Joshi Attends Nda Meet On V-P Poll (Indian Express, Pradeep Kaushal, Aug 09, 2007)
As the BJP and Shiv Sena top brass worked on a patch-up away from public glare, Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, shedding one-upmanship in public, deputed former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi to a meeting of NDA MPs on the vice-presidential election. . .
- Congress Confident Of Record Win (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 09, 2007)
The BJP-led NDA is unlikely to keep its flock together in the vice-presidential election on Friday. This has become clear by the silence of its allies Trinamul Congress, Janata Dal (S) and Shiv Sena.
- Khammam, Nandigram (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 08, 2007)
The latest issue of People’s Democracy has an editorial by Sitaram Yechury on the police firing in Andhra Pradesh titled ‘Unparalleled Brutality Of The AP Government’.
- After Commission, Omission? (Business Standard, Editorial, Business Standard, Aug 08, 2007)
On the face of it, Justice BN Srikrishna, who headed the Mumbai riots commission of inquiry, has no case when he says (as quoted in a news report) that any judge taking up such a task must do so only on the promise that the final report will be . . .
- Srikrishna Report: Maharashtra Under Pressure (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
Questions over implementation of the report recommendations
- Of Convictions And Justice Delayed (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Aug 08, 2007)
So Sanjay Dutt is behind bars, convicted by the Special TADA court on the charge of illegal possession of an AK-56 rifle. And a section of the political community that has been screaming from rooftops about the threat of terrorism . . . .
- Coca-Coalition Politics (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Aug 08, 2007)
Now that the dust has settled over the presidential polls and Pratibha Patil is preparing to make Rashtrapati Bhavan her home for at least the next five years, it may be the right time to take stock of recent events and look for the auguries that . . . .
- Justice, Democracy And Secular Polity (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Aug 04, 2007)
There was considerable excitement in the media this week and the cause for that was the pronouncements by two . . . .
- Bjp, Sena To Give Talks A Chance (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Confronted with the belligerent “no-ties-with-Shiv Sena” stance of its Maharashtra unit, the BJP is likely to take a final decision on the issue by this month-end.
- Bjp To Decide On Sena Alliance By Month-End (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Aug 04, 2007)
Manohar Joshi in Delhi to meet BJP leaders
BJP has problems with Uddhav’s style of functioning
BJP has decided not to ask Sena for votes in favour of Najma
- Bombing Justice Done, Indian Muslims Await Riots Reckoning (Daily Times, Krittivas Mukherjee, Aug 04, 2007)
There are two 1993s for Mumbai, the ghastly communal riots and the serial blasts. Justice can never be complete unless both of these are dealt with
- Sonia Assures Priya Help In Sanjay Case (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Priya dutt, jailed film star Sanjay Dutt’s sister and Lok Sabha MP, called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday.
- Presidential Matters (Indian Express, Seema Chisti, Aug 03, 2007)
Pratibha Patil’s new role has been received as enthusiastically as Kalam’s departure has been noted with nostalgia. Delhi and Kolkata-based Akhbar-e-Mashriq, on July 24, says of Kalam, “koi jaane wale ki saadgi to dekhe”, someone should watch how . . . .
- Mumbai Bjp Wants Sena Ties Off (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 03, 2007)
The relationship between the BJP and the Shiv Sena strained further on Thursday with the Maharashtra unit of the BJP strongly pleading before the central leadership of the party to immediately end the alliance and the party authorising senior . . . .
- On Death Row (Frontline, Anupama Katakam, Aug 03, 2007)
SITTING in the first row of the benches meant for convicts, Yakub Memon looked extremely composed for a man who faced the death penalty.
- 13 Blasts, 14 Years, A 100 Convictions (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 01, 2007)
With 12 convicts getting the death penalty and 20 lifers for their role in killing 257 people, the 1993 Mumbai serial bombings case has made history in Indian as well as international jurisprudence...
- The Dance Of Death (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 01, 2007)
It was a routine busy Friday in Mumbai, which had sufficiently recovered from two-rounds of the devastating communal violence of December 1992 and January 1993 in the aftermath of the demolition of the disputed Babri mosque in Ayodhya.
- In The End, No Closure (Indian Express, Amrita Shah, Aug 01, 2007)
In many ways Mumbai has always been the heart of India. Tatty, frayed and smoggy, it is in its humid embrace that the Indian enterprise of a heterogeneous, equal opportunity society had the best chance of being realised.
- Pratibha Patil Wins Big (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Aug 01, 2007)
UPA nominee Pratibha Patil wins big and the BJP’s attempt to convert the poll into a game of realpolitik comes a cropper.
- Mumbai Rewind (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jul 30, 2007)
After one and a half decades, the perpetrators of the Mumbai blasts are being brought to justice. Sure, delayed justice is better than no justice.
- Cong Decisions Turn Up The Heat On Shiv Sena (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
The Congress-Shiv Sena bonhomie over the presidential poll may soon be over. Two decisions by the Congress soon after ensuring Pratibha Patil’s elevation to Rashtrapati Bhavan are set to ruffle the Shiv Sena and push the party into a . . . .
- Shiv Sena, Trinamool's Silence Bothers Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 28, 2007)
The relationship between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, which supported UPA-Left candidate Pratibha Patil in the presidential election, has shown no signs of improvement, as the senior partner in the NDA admitted that its ally had given no clue . . . . . .
- Delayed Justice... (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jul 28, 2007)
A TADA court in Mumbai sentenced four members of the Memon family on Friday. One of them, Yakub, brother of Tiger Memon, main accused in the 1993 blasts case that killed over 250 people in Mumbai, received a death sentence.
- Tiger By The Lotus Pond: Maha Drama (Indian Express, SHANTANU DATTA, Jul 28, 2007)
When BJP President Rajnath Singh told Uddhav Thackeray, his younger counterpart in the Shiv Sena, that all was well and “we are not going to part with you”, it was the BJP leadership’s way of trying to rein in its foot soldiers in Maharashtra . . . . . .
- 93 Blasts: 11th Death Sentence (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
The accused who had parked a car laden with RDX at the basement of Air India building in South Mumbai and later tried to bomb Shiv Sena party headquarters was sentenced to death by the special TADA court here on Wednesday.
- Death Sentence For Bomb Planter (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
Farooq Pawle, 40, was resting on the lap of a constable as he was sentenced to death by the special TADA court in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case on Wednesday. He is the 11th person sentenced to death for planting bombs.
- I’Ll Always Be With You, Says Kalam (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 25, 2007)
Bidding adieu to his “beautiful and eventful” five years in Rashtrapati Bhavan, outgoing President APJ Abdul Kalam on Tuesday urged Indians to build a developed society where poverty did not exist, neither did illiteracy nor crimes against women . . . .
- Superstar Dhasal (Frontline, SUDHANVA DESHPANDE, Jul 25, 2007)
THERE is nothing that can quite describe the sensation of reading the poetry of Namdeo Dhasal. One's hair stands on end.
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