Collection of articles on the role of religion in Indian history (Religion Through The Ages, Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Some serious-minded secularists feel that the sting operation showing Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modiâ€™s foot soldiers boasting about conducting the Gujarat pogrom with state support should not have been publicised. (Modi Must Be Punished , Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Nov 05, 2007)
No soon do elections come around that the political parties start looking for the voters they had discarded for the previous five years. (Clueless Congress, Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 05, 2007)
In many ways Indian journalism is at crossroads. Media houses are facing ever-increasing competition. Market forces and globalisation have brought about changes, which were unthinkable even 10 years ago. (India, In Print, New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
MANY years ago, when on assignment with the International Control Commission in Vietnam, one of the first sights that one witnessed in down town Saigon was that of a Buddhist monk protesting the State’s religious discrimination practiced . . . . . . (When Buddhists Are A Minority, Tribune, Maj Gen (retd) Himmat Singh Gill, Nov 05, 2007)
Eight-five Indian soldiers have been found guilty of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir in the 18 years since a full-blown campaign against New Delhi’s rule erupted there in 1989, the army said on Friday.
(India Punishes 85 Soldiers For Kashmir Rights Abuses , Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, 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. (A Criminal Force?, Tribune, PUNYAPRIYA DASGUPTA, Nov 03, 2007)
Sunny Leone, a leading porn star who was born to Punjabi parents hailing from New Delhi, is getting married. (Desi Porn Star Strikes It Rich , Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The U.S. House of Representatives has for the first time passed a resolution recognising the “religious and historical significance” of Diwali.
(U.S. House Passes Diwali Resolution, Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
It seems to be the beginning of a new phase of social churning in Bihar with UP Chief Minister Mayawati as its idol.
(Nitish-Lalu For Rainbow Combination In Bihar , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Islamabad has asked New Delhi to identify four Hindu-Sikh holy shrines in Pakistan so that the government could consider issuing group visas to Indian citizens, official sources told Dawn.
(India Asked To Identify Places For Group Visas , Dawn, 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. (Saund’S Portrait To Be Unveiled In Us Cong , Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Two ULFA militants were killed in an encounter with the Army inside a forest area in Arunachal Pradesh bordering upper Assam while 11 revellers were injured in a blast triggered by unidentified militants at a Lakshmi Puja fair at Orang in . . . . (Army Kills 2 Ultras; 11 Revellers Hurt In Blast , Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, 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 . . . (Pride And Joy In India Over La.'S Bobby Jindal, Washington Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
One person stood out among the latest batch of smartly turned out cadets which graduated from the Pakistan Military Academy — the country's first Sikh army officer Harcharan Singh. (Pak Army Gets First Sikh Officer, Tribune, 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."
(Isi-Backed Terror Camps Being Rationalised To Export Violence In J&k: Ib, Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, 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. (A Portrait Of Honour For Dalip Singh Saund, Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Oct 29, 2007)
The day we realise that our Muslim problem is not about secularism and communalism but about justice we will come closer to dealing with it. But, as we saw from reactions to Tehelka’s sting operation, we are still a long way from understanding . . . . (Muslim Problem Is About Justice, Indian Express, Tavleen Singh, 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. (Portrait Of Dalip Singh Saund To Be Unveiled In Us Congress , Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
One person stood out among the latest batch of cadets that graduated from the Pakistan Military Academy — the country’s first Sikh Army officer Harcharan Singh. (Pak Army Gets First Sikh Officer, Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
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