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- Who Decides On Bio-Security? (Business Line, Kanchi Kohli , Oct 10, 2007)
When India enacted the Biological Diversity Act in 2002, it made it mandatory for all foreign entities (individual, corporate, organisation or individual) to seek the permission of the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) before . . . .
- India, China To Resolve Bunker Issue Diplomatically (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 10, 2007)
India and China have agreed to resolve their stand-off over the presence of two Indian Army bunkers along the Line of Actual Control in the Thagla ridge area of Arunachal Pradesh through diplomatic means, official Indian sources said. Playing down . . .
- Chinese Intrusions In Bhutan Worry Indian Govt (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
India is deeply concerned at reports of Chinese intrusions into non-delineated parts of Bhutan's northern border with Tibet and is speaking to the governments both in Beijing and Thimpu to clarify the matter, top government sources said.
- 'China May Have Intruded Into Bhutan Territory' (Deccan Herald, K Subrahmanya, Oct 10, 2007)
China may have intruded into Bhutanese territory in the recent past and Delhi is in the process of ascertaining the factual position with Thimphu and Beijing.
- 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.
- High Road To Prosperity (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Oct 03, 2007)
The Northeast was last week inadvertently thrust onto the crossroads of international diplomacy.
- Call It The Big Bluff (Telegraph, Sumanta Sen, Sep 27, 2007)
Judging by reports, New Delhi seems determined to go ahead with its efforts to develop the Northeast. Earlier too such noises had been made, particularly after major incidents of violence.
- History Of Sorts (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 25, 2007)
Prashant Tamang's winning the Indian Idol 3 contest, aired by Sony TV, after beating fellow finalist Amit Paul, is a victory that created a history of sorts.
- Moily, The Star On Congress Firmament (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Sep 25, 2007)
As the party revamp has been made with an eye on the possible mid-term poll, Moily's task as chairman of the DEPCO becomes important from this point of view.
- Digvijay For U.P., Arunkumar For Tamil Nadu (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
On the reconstituted All-India Congress Committee, Andhra Pradesh leader Arun Kumar has been appointed general secretary in charge of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Motilal Vora will remain treasurer with additional charge of Administration.
- Rahul Is Gen Secy In Major Congress Reshuffle (Asian Age, Venkatesh Kesari , Sep 25, 2007)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday inducted her son and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi as a general secretary of the party.
- The Sound Of Music (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Sep 22, 2007)
The country’s northeastern hills are in the grip of frenzied passion but guess what? The cause is neither political unrest nor separatist violence.
- China Pushes South, Says Remove Bunkers (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
Moves by the Chinese army along the Sikkim-Bhutan-Tibet trijunction, culminating in a demand for removal of two Indian army bunkers near an outpost called Batang La, indicate that Beijing is pushing south for more elbow room in the area . . . .
- Security Alert On India-Nepal Border (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
The Union Home Ministry has alerted paramilitary and police forces in all the five States on the India-Nepal border to step up vigilance on the 1,751-km boundary in the wake of sudden political developments in the neighbouring country.
- Nepal Turmoil: Alert Sounded Along Border (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
An alert was sounded on Tuesday in states along the Indo-Nepal border by the Union Home Ministry, which also asked the para-military forces to step up vigilance on the 1,751-km boundary in the wake of sudden political developments in . . . .
- Mha Sounds Alert Along Indo-Nepal Border (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Security forces and police along the Indo-Nepal border have been put on high alert after Tuesday’s political developments in Nepal. The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), the Central paramilitary force guarding the 1,751-km border, has been alerted to the . . . .
- 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.
- Sanctifying Mass Destruction (Frontline, Praful Bidwai, Sep 14, 2007)
The toxic terms of discourse of the nuclear debate have insidiously intruded into the public’s mind and distorted its moral perspective.
- 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.
- Polls: Udp Announces First List Of Candidates (Indian Express, TILAK RAI, Sep 12, 2007)
The United Democratic Party (UDP) has released a list of 32 candidates for the 2008 Meghalaya Assembly elections. UDP president and Deputy CM Donkupar Roy said after a meeting of the party Central Executive Committee here that his party is planning . . .
- Nuclear Standoff: Blame China (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 10, 2007)
In the recent debate over the 123 Agreement, two major underlying issues have been totally overlooked. One, the 123 Agreement is not an isolated and stand-alone development.
- Rich Or Poor, Indians In Bad Shape (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Sep 08, 2007)
On the matter of weight, there are two schools of thought in developed countries among those exercised about the issue. One believes that outside every thin person there is a fat one closing in.
- The Fine Print (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 05, 2007)
The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) warning in its Annual Report 2006-07 on the subprime crisis has, understandably, grabbed headlines in most papers.
- The Fine Print (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) warning in its Annual Report 2006-07 on the subprime crisis has, understandably, grabbed headlines in most papers.
- Not This North-East Policy (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
As we celebrate 60 years of India’s independence, a section of youth from north-east India are challenging the vision of ‘development’ being sold to them by the central and state governments. Since June 21, 2007, the . . . .. .
- Chuck De, Shah Rukh (Indian Express, Shailaja Bajpai, Aug 21, 2007)
What do you say about a man who is icon, whose sensitive yet impassioned portrayal of the coach of the Indian women’s hockey team inspires them to a World Cup victory and in the process upholds the ideals of patriotism, non-discrimination . . . .
- Tiwari Is Andhra Governor (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The Centre on Sunday announced a series of gubernatorial appointments, and named veteran Congress leader N.D. Tiwari, who lost power in Uttarakhand, as the new governor of Andhra Pradesh.
- Mixed Signals In Governor Shuffle (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The Centre today appointed two new governors and moved or gave additional responsibilities to five others in a reshuffle that sends out mixed signals about the UPA government’s belief in its own tenure.
- N.D. Tiwari Appointed Andhra Pradesh Governor (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader, N.D. Tiwari, was on Sunday appointed Governor of Andhra Pradesh in place of Rameshwar Thakur, who has been shifted to Karnataka.
- Indians Overseas Celebrate I-Day (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
Indians abroad today celebrated the 60th anniversary of India’s independence amid patriotic fervour with flag-hoisting ceremonies, rendition of the national anthem and cultural programmes.
- Indians In Malaysia Celebrate I-Day (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
More than 400 Indians thronged the India House in Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur to witness the unfurling of the national tricolour.
- 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.
- Tales From A Himalyan Hill Station (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
High on a hotel terrace in Darjeeling, an alarming noise pierced the Himalayan mists.
- Pakistan Willing To Trade Across Loc (The Financial Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 03, 2007)
In a major landmark for economic ties between India and Pakistan, Islamabad on Thursday said it was willing to permit trade across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir for a limited basket of goods, without imposition of any duty.
- Pak Ready To Allow Limited Trade Through Loc: Govt (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 03, 2007)
Pakistan today expressed its willingness to allow trade through Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir for a limited number of goods, a development that could be a key peace initiative between the neighbours.
- Pakistan Willing To Allow Trade Through Loc (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Aug 03, 2007)
For a limited number of goods, says Jairam Ramesh; plan to increase bilateral trade up to $ 10 billion
Pakistan favours duty-free movement of goods for select items: Ramesh
Infrastructure on the route need to be rebuilt
- Emulate India-China Model Of Trade Across Loc: Indian Minister (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Aug 03, 2007)
India has suggested emulating its model of trade with China to allow flow of goods across the Line of Control (LoC) through Srinagar-Muzaffarabad Road in Jammu and Kashmir.
- 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.
- Man Who Ushered In Democracy In Sikkim (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 31, 2007)
Kazi Lhendup Dorji Khang Serpa, the first Chief Minister of Sikkim, who died on Monday, played a key role in the State’s merger with the Indian Union. He ushered in a democratic movement there when it was still ruled by a monarch.
- Our Own Shangri-La (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
Imagine yourself at a height of 18,000 feet on a rocky ledge overhanging a precipice.
- Accursed Power (Telegraph, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Jul 28, 2007)
Kings are not in fashion. Certainly not while alive and reigning. When dead, it’s another matter as the obsequies of Afghanistan’s Mohammed Zahir Shah demonstrated.
- 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 . . . .
- India-China Border Issue (Tribune, Mohan Guruswamy, Jul 20, 2007)
The Chinese seem to be either testing the waters or ratcheting up the dispute over either the whole of Arunachal Pradesh or part of it with their recent pronouncements on the subject, starting with the statement of the Chinese Ambassador to . . . .
- 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.
- Cong Confident, Bjp Combative (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
On the eve of presidential election, an upbeat Congress got a shot in the arm as National Conference pledged its support to UPA nominee Pratibha Patil while her rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat's supporters renewed their call for a conscience vote to . . . .
- After Tiger, Project Snow Leopard On Anvil (Pioneer, Yoga Rangatia, Jul 16, 2007)
After tiger and elephant, the Environment Ministry proposes a conservation plan for the elusive snow leopard.
- Magnum India (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Jul 13, 2007)
The homely Bengali saying that you don’t need a mirror to see the bracelet on your wrist comes repeatedly to mind ploughing through these 900 pages.
- ‘India’S Look-East Policy Must First Look At North-East’ (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Jul 13, 2007)
The June 21-25 visit to Agartala, Guwahati and Shillong by the Minister of Commerce of Thailand, Mr Krirk-krai Jirapaet, along with a high-level business delegation, has sparked a lot of interest for mutual cooperation between Thailand and some . . . .
- Look Beyond Muslims: Minority Panel Member (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Jul 11, 2007)
Minorities do not mean Muslims only. There are other minority communities too who need Government's due attention," said Lama Chosphel Zotpa, member of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM), in the wake of Andhra Pradesh earmarking four . . . .
- 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.
- Flower Power (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 07, 2007)
You have to visit Sikkim just to see the variety of orchids on display at a show
- 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.
- Flower Power (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 02, 2007)
Make your travel plans now for springtime in Sikkim, one of the most scenic States of the country. The highlight of the season is the orchids that are on display at the Flower Show in the capital Gangtok.
- The Right To Information Act: Need For Awareness (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jun 23, 2007)
The awareness of the RTI Act is very low in rural india. It continues to be an urban phenomena.
- Upa, Left Say ‘No’ To Kalam (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 22, 2007)
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and Left parties on Thursday rejected the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) suggestion that President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam be given a second term.
- Pm: Address Challenges In Power Sector (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Jun 21, 2007)
Dedicates Tala power transmission system to the nation; West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Sikkim to benefit
- Progress Made: Mukherjee (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 19, 2007)
Noting that advancements have been made in the talks on civil nuclear deal with the US, India has said "certain" aspects have to be sorted out but there is no certainty of the final agreement coming through this year.
- The Man Kings Trusted (Telegraph, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Jun 16, 2007)
It was Kalimpong’s flamboyant and enigmatic European Kazini who mentioned Dawa Tsering, screaming “He’s pure Chinese!” When Lyonpo Dawa (the inseparable prefix meant minister in Dzongkha, Bhutan’s language of the dzong) invited me to breakfast in . . . .
- May The Best Man Win, But How? (Telegraph, RASHEED KIDWAI, Jun 14, 2007)
Electing the president, like most things in Indian politics, is anything but simple.
- Taiwan Acts Tough On Visas For 2 Archers From Sikkim, India Calls Off Its Tour (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 13, 2007)
India has called off a tour by its junior archers to Taiwan for an international tournament there after the Taiwan Trade and Cultural office here denied visa to two archers from Sikkim, demanding additional proof of nationality, apart from their . ..
- Heat Wave Relents Under Easterly Influence (Business Line, Vinson Kurian, Jun 12, 2007)
Thiruvananthapuram June 11 Some respite from sizzling hot conditions is at hand for north and northwest India under the benign influence of an unsettled weather pattern concurrently causing torrential rainfall over eastern China.
- 'Keeper Of The Verse' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 11, 2007)
Life kindles the flame of poetry, the poet as the ‘wick’ burns to shed warmth and light”.
- The Dragon Stirs (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Jun 09, 2007)
Recent statements by China on its boundary dispute with India cannot but cause concern about Beijing's true intentions, both in the short term as well as in the long run.
- Arunachal And Chinese Tactics (Deccan Herald, Bidanda M Chengappa, Jun 08, 2007)
While India’s relations with China has generally been on the upswing gauging by the growth in bilateral trade flows, joint military exercises, and people - to - people contact programmes, there is still no change in the status quo over their . . . .
- Danda Raj (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jun 08, 2007)
Have police reforms hit a roadblock? Perhaps, yes. The landmark Supreme Court judgment of September 22, 2006 had ordered comprehensive restructuring of the police force all over the country.
- China Wants More Trade Through Nathu La (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 07, 2007)
During their recent visit to Sikkim, a four-member Chinese delegations has conveyed to Chief Minister Pawan Chamling that their country likes to increase the volume of Nathu La Border Trade.
- Rural Health: Pm Unhappy With States Performance (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
Upset with the performance of some states including Karnataka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has decided to call a special meeting of the National Development Council where the chief ministers are expected to be told to give special emphasis on . . . .
- Manmohan Emphasises Need For Adequate Attention To Health Care (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Jun 06, 2007)
To convene a meeting of the NDC to discuss disease control and health issues
Focus on greater investment in medical education, including nursing
Almost all States have effective system of procurement of drugs
- Kingfisher Now Eyes Growing Ne Market With A New Airline (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 05, 2007)
Close on the heels of its Air Deccan acquisition, Vijay Mallya-owned Kingfisher Airlines will bid to partner the North Eastern Council (NEC), which is mulling a separate airline for the northeastern region with a private carrier.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jun 01, 2007)
As the parties gear up for the second round of the Nandigram negotiations, there is a supreme indifference of the CPI-M hierarchy to the process.
- Securing Borders (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, May 25, 2007)
In recommending that demobilised soldiers and retired paramilitary troops be resettled in border areas, the Planning Commission has offered a 1950s solution to a 21st century problem.
- When Yusuf Became Dilip (New Indian Express, RAMACHANDRA GUHA , May 21, 2007)
One feature of the film industry has been its capacious cosmopolitanism. Paris and Jewish actors have rubbed shoulders with Hindus and Muslims and Christians. Some of the greatest film directors have been from Bengal or south India.
- Minorities To Get Bank Loan Priority (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, May 21, 2007)
Giving in to pressure from the UPA government, the Reserve Bank of India has included 'minority communities' in the list of 'weaker sections' for the purpose of priority-sector lending by banks.
- Chinese Team To Visit Nathu La (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 19, 2007)
A delegation of officials from the Chinese Embassy in India is scheduled to visit Nathu La in east Sikkim on June 4 to study the prospects of increasing trade through the border.
- Tough Talking (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , May 16, 2007)
The Americans underestimated their latest Indian interlocutor — the foreign secretary, Shivshankar Menon. Just as they underestimated L.K. Advani during the then deputy prime minister’s visit to Washington four years ago.
- Mayawati May Prefer An Upper-Caste Nominee (Tribune, T.R. Ramachandran, May 15, 2007)
With UP Chief Minister Mayawati clearly having an upper hand in July's presidential election, there are indications that the BSP supremo might opt for an upper caste or Brahmin nominee contrary to widespread expectations that her preference will . . . .
- Walk In The Clouds (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, May 14, 2007)
With the rising temperatures in the plains, this is the perfect time to head for the hills, and Chail in particular. With its rich forests and lovely walks, this is a beautiful locale, tailor made for the summer.
- Wellness Via The Web (Frontline, Anand Parthasarathy, May 14, 2007)
A cost-effective telemedicine solution that harnesses the Web has found takers in many Indian States and in African countries.
- Welcome Ruling (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, May 09, 2007)
Lottery had acquired more sinister proportions recently.
- Indian Ocean Dipole Favours Good Monsoon (Business Line, Vinson Kurian, May 03, 2007)
A positive Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), the seasonal seesawing of sea surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean, is forecast to combine with an emerging La Nina event in the equatorial Pacific in a rare virtuoso performance with implications for the . . . .
- On Quick Dispensation Of Justice (Business Line, Bhanoji Rao, May 01, 2007)
It is often said that justice delayed is justice denied. There is more to it than that.
- Tourism, A Biggest Job Generating Sector Today: Ambika (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 28, 2007)
Union tourism Minister Ambika Soni said that tourism was the highest employment generating sector in the country on Friday.
- Montek For Trade Agreement With China (Times of India, SAIBAL DASGUPTA, Apr 28, 2007)
The Planning Commission is pushing for a regional trade agreement with China on the lines of a similar deal that New Delhi has signed with Asean.
- Appointment Of Judges (Tribune, K.N. Bhat, Apr 26, 2007)
In accordance with the prevailing discipline, the collegium consisting of the Chief Justice and two senior-most judges of the Supreme Court recommended Mr Justice Bhalla, the senior-most judge of the Allahabad High Court, for appointment as . . .
- Painting Pretty Petals (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 15, 2007)
Botanical artist Hemlata Pradhan sat under an umbrella in torrential rain painting a Snow Orchid. Benita Sen meets the talented artist during her first show in India.
- Second Round Of Trading At Nathu La — Will It Set The Cash Register Ringing? (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 13, 2007)
On September 30, 2006, the first phase of trade through Nathu La,which began on July 6, 2006, was closed for the year.
- 'We Are Marginal In The Political Set-Up' (OutLook, Lola Nayar, Apr 10, 2007)
"What we've got in three years is a brotherhood of ministers! There's lots to do, and we need support," says the minister for panchayati raj.
- God Does Not Play Dice, You Bet? (The Economic Times, RAJIV K. LUTHRA , Apr 06, 2007)
A few months ago, the government of Goa granted in-principle approval to the setting up of five casinos, effectively taking the number of casinos in the state into double digits.
- Nod To N-E Industrial Policy (Business Standard, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 31, 2007)
Sikkim has been included in the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIPP), 2007, which has doubled the capital investment subsidy from 15 per cent of the investment in plant and machinery to 30 per cent.
- Europe Still India's Favourite Holiday Destination (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 27, 2007)
If it is summer break, it's has to be spend in Europe. At least that's what the booking registers of the city's tour operators show.
- Shethna Transferred Despite Assurance By Government (Pioneer, Navin Upadhyay, Mar 23, 2007)
Justice BJ Shethna has been transferred from Gujarat to Sikkim High Court despite the Centre informing the Rajya Sabha on Monday that no action was proposed against the two judges of the Gujarat High Court who had levelled charges of misbehaviour . . .
- Mps Demand Bhoti In 8th Schedule (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 22, 2007)
The Bhutias in India are a worried lot. Their problem: The Central government has 'slept' over their two-decade-old demand for the inclusion of Bhoti in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution.
- Citizenship: Subba Feigns Ignorance (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 14, 2007)
Congress MP Mani Kumar Subba, whose nationality is under cloud following a series of reports by private television channel CNN-IBN, on Tuesday denied the allegation that he was not an Indian citizen, but beat around the bush when asked to furnish . . .
- Operation Breakdown (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Mar 13, 2007)
The gunning down of five Sikkim Police personnel in Delhi by one of their colleagues points to that specially unsavoury arena of internecine violence: the individual cracking under extreme pressure.
- Former Kerala Ias Officer Turns Roadie (Deccan Herald, R Gopakumar, Mar 13, 2007)
He is no Tenzing Norgay to climb the Himalayas, but P G Tenzing will not be way off the mark when he reaches Gangtok on his motorbike in about a year.
- ‘Majority Of Girls Trafficked In India Are Minors’ (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Mar 09, 2007)
Human trafficking has been on the rise despite campaigns and efforts to stop it, and over 62 per cent of girls trafficked in India land up in brothels before the age of 18.
- Just Advice (Indian Express, Fali S. Nariman, Mar 08, 2007)
The legal system has not ‘collapsed’, but it is certainly in need of some major repairs. And former chief justices are in the ideal position to provide direction
- Faraway Brides Of U.P. (Frontline, AMAN SETHI, Mar 05, 2007)
The instant weddings in the eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh highlight a disturbing fact - the State's very low sex ratio.
- More Efficacious Disciplinary Measures (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 11, 2007)
The attention ordinary citizens pay to judicial credibility points to the faith they place in the higher courts in the country.
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