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- Mayawati Aims For Delhi (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
The metamorphosis of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), hitherto dubbed as the ‘anti- upper caste’ party, is complete.
- 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.
- Cong's New Strategy To Expose Modi Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
It may have failed to get any direct and positive result from its Mulayam Ki Loot slogan in Uttar Pradesh, but the Congress believes its strategy to expose Modi Ka Jhooth (lies of Modi) would help it hit pay dirt in the forthcoming Gujarat polls.
- 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. . .
- Left Attacks Upa On Farmers’ Issues (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Left and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) came together on a common platform attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government on farmersâ€™ issues in a rally organised by the All-India Kisan Sabha on Tuesday.
- First, Second... (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 31, 2007)
The proclaimed revival of intimacies between the JD(S) and BJP in Karnataka is likely to further whittle down the idea of the Third Front at the Centre.
- It Is Not A Textbook Case In State (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Oct 31, 2007)
What do legal luminaries say of the Karnataka situation? The opinions are mixed as the top legal brains expressed both shades of opinion - that the House should be convened immediately to test claim as well as that the elections should be . . . .
- Last Fort Of Democracy (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 30, 2007)
In the history of Indian judiciary, October 24 will be remembered as the day when neo-Nazis were at receiving end.
- Mulayam’S Reply Sought (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court today sought replies from former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav and his family members on a CBI plea that it needed to register a regular criminal case against them for corruption.
- Advani Foresees Polls In 2008 (Hindu, Atiq Khan, Oct 29, 2007)
Foreseeing Lok Sabha elections in the first quarter of 2008, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani said on Sunday that the factors which contributed to the Bahujan Samaj Party’s victory in Uttar Pradesh would help the Bharatiya . . . . .
- 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.
- Advani Blames Infighting For Bjp’S Falling Graph (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mr LK Advani today blamed continued infighting among the party’s rank and file for its plummeting political fortunes in Uttar Pradesh.
- It's Advantage Congress (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 29, 2007)
Coalition governance has been around for 20 years and while the last two Governments have mastered the art of survival, the issue of effective governance has been a serious casualty.
- Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied (Pioneer, MC Joshi, Oct 29, 2007)
On October 24, four different courts in the country awarded life sentences to 60 people, including politicians and police officials.
- Janadesh Rally Resolves To Fight For Land Rights (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Janadesh-2007, the march of nearly 25,000 landless tillers, labourers, Dalits and tribals, who have been deprived of their land rights, reached the Capital on Sunday with the resolve that they would not return unless the Government accepted their . . . .
- We Will Ride To Power: Advani (Asian Age, Amita Verma, Oct 29, 2007)
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Leader of the Opposition Lal Krishna Advani has said that the factors that catapulted the Bahujan Samaj Party into power in Uttar Pradesh will now lead the BJP to victory at the Centre in the Lok Sabha elections.
- Maya Asks Cadres To Gear Up For Poll (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Predicting mid-term elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati today called upon the party cadre to gear up for poll to replicate the success of Uttar Pradesh’s social engineering formula at the Central level.
- Is Khanduri Losing His Way On Roads? (Indian Express, S M A Kazmi, Oct 27, 2007)
When Maj Gen B.C. Khanduri (retd) took over the reins of the Uttarakhand government as chief minister this March, he jokingly said that he would be a ‘miser’ and aim to bring fiscal discipline into the state administration.
- Cbi May Register Da Case Against Mulayam (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The CBI has indicated to the Supreme Court that it may register a criminal case against former Uttar Pradesh CM Mulayam Singh Yadav and his family members for possessing assets beyond their known sources of income.
- India Plans Road All Along Nepal, Bhutan Border (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
After embarking on better road links to the Chinese border, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has turned its attention to Nepal with an ambitious plan for a road running right along the border to strengthen border surveillance.
- Bonds Of Marriage (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 27, 2007)
The Supreme Court's directive to all States and Union Territories to enact suitable legislation that will make the registration of all marriages, irrespective of the religion of the couples, compulsory, is a welcome move in the right direction.
- Wanted: Kaliyug Ka Ravana (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 26, 2007)
Countless effigies of Ravana were burnt in different parts of India on Sunday night.
- Register Marriages In All Religions: Sc (Pioneer, Abraham Thomas, Oct 26, 2007)
It is now official. Marriages under all religions will be registered.
- 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.
- A Distraught Group (Pioneer, Kalyani Shankar, Oct 26, 2007)
Not only is history against any kind of Third Front, but its future also is bleak.
- Amarmani, The Bane Of Up Politics (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
He was once described as the ‘saviour’ of Uttar Pradesh by the Samajwadi Party chief, Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav.
- Poetic Justice (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 25, 2007)
THE life imprisonment awarded by a Dehradun special court to Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Amarmani Tripathi, his wife Madhumani and two others for having murdered poetess Madhumita Shukla is the least punishment they could. . .
- 10 Delhi Cops Get Life Term (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Announcing its verdict in the 10-year-old Connaught Place shooting case, a court here on Wednesday awarded life sentences to suspended assistant commissioner of police S.S. Rathi and nine other policemen, convicted for killing two innocent businessmen.
- Supreme Court To The Rescue Of Mentally Ill Prisoners (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Those in hospital beyond maximum period of sentence should be freed
377 prisoners languishing in mental hospitals: reports
- Life Term For Amarmani, Wife In Madhumita Murder Case (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A special court here on Wednesday sentenced the former Uttar Pradesh Minister and now MLA, Amarmani Tripathi, and his wife Madhumani to life imprisonment in the Madhumita Shukla murder case.
- 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.
- Day Of Life Terms (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Former Uttar Pradesh minister Amarmani Tripathi was today jailed for life for killing a young poet who was carrying his unborn child and had refused to abort it despite repeated threats.
- 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.
- Policing Issues (Frontline, R.K. Raghavan, Oct 25, 2007)
The need to protect law-abiding people, especially senior citizens, women and children, from street bullies is as important as the fight against terrorism.
- Is Left-Unpa Pair Feasible? (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Left may have agreed to tango with the UNPA on the Indo-US nuclear deal in Parliament, but for any larger coordination outside the House the comrades want the non-BJP, non-Congress parties to bring their economic policies in sync with theirs.
- J-Day: Life Term For Sixty (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
In a day that proved justice delayed is not always justice denied, various courts on Wednesday sentenced to life 60 convicts including a former minister, a senior cop, a lawyer, a group of terrorists and rioters in four high-profile criminal cases . . .
- Indian Politician, Wife Get Life For Murder (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A former Indian official and his wife were sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the 2003 murder of the man’s pregnant mistress, a prosecutor said.
- Hindus Sentenced Over India Riots (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A court in India has sentenced 15 Hindus to life imprisonment for murder and other crimes during riots following the destruction of a mosque in 1992.
- Politics On The Move (Indian Express, D K Singh, Oct 24, 2007)
Think of a block Congress president riding a spanking new Toyota Innova on the narrow, pot-holed lanes of a Gujarat village. Senior Congress leaders are already chuckling at the thought of Life-After-Innova for all the block and district Congress . . . .
- Vat’S Happening (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 24, 2007)
There is something remarkable about the way Uttar Pradesh fell in line with other states to implement Value Added Tax last week.
- 3 Indian Children Die Of Suspected Food Poisoning (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Alleged food poisoning has caused the death of three Indian children and hospitalisation of their parents in Saudi Arabia.
- To Fracture Further, Left Works On Another Deal-With Unpa (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 24, 2007)
The fate of the Indo-US nuclear deal may be “open-ended” as it is and no one will admit, in public, that early elections is an option but political parties are stepping up their gears for a final showdown.
- Up Govt To Pay Fees Of Muslims Pursuing Professional Courses (Times of India, MANJARI MISHRA, Oct 24, 2007)
Admission fee up to Rs 1 lakh for a professional course will now be paid by Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government, if the student is from an underprivileged minority community.
- Tamil Nadu, Monsanto Ink Deal To Develop Gm Papaya Seed (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University on Tuesday signed an agreement with global seed major Monsanto for developing a GM papaya seed, resistant to Ring Spot Virus (RSV).
- Students Set Ablaze In Bed (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Two Gorakhpur University students were tied to their hostel beds and set ablaze last night in the latest incident of campus crime in Uttar Pradesh.
- Jharkhand Naxals Make Rs 320 Cr A Year (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Naxalites in Jharkhand earn Rs 320 crore levy annually, almost 10 per cent of the state's total revenue in a year. The latest edition of the Indian Defence Yearbook, quoting Union Home Ministry sources, provides a detailed account of the movement . . . .
- 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).
- Jawan Found Dead In Army Camp At Jammu (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
A jawan on Monday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at a camp here.
- Suspected Food Poisoning: Three Indian Children Die In Qunfuda (Arab News, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Three Indian children died in Qunfuda between Saturday and Sunday from what is thought to be food poisoning. The children died after they were brought to Qunfuda General Hospital, according to a hospital official.
- Stalemate On Nuke Deal (Tribune, R. Suryamurthy, Oct 23, 2007)
The assembly election in Gujarat seems to have forced the UPA and Left parties to close ranks and project a united face, even as the deadlock continued between them on the nuclear deal issue.
- Encephalitis Toll Approaches 400 (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Nearly 400 people are known to have died from encephalitis this year in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and neighbouring areas, officials say.
- India 'Ration' Shops Go On Strike (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Dealers of government-licensed "fair price shops" have begun an indefinite strike in India's West Bengal state in protest against attacks on them.
- Sex Education Can Save Lives (Tribune, Usha Rai, Oct 22, 2007)
THE Indian adolescent is no different from young people in other countries in his sexual curiosity and half-baked knowledge about sex and its dos and don’ts.
- Poor Infrastructure Casts Shadow Over Centre's Nrhm Scheme (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Oct 22, 2007)
The benefits of much-hyped National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) are far from percolating to the people in the States where the Centre's flagship scheme intends to make quality difference in primary and secondary health services.
- Item Number (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Oct 22, 2007)
Trust a Calcuttan to come up with the perfect political metaphor. We were chatting about the political mood of Muslims over tea and savouries on Id, and the conversation turned inevitably to the fate of Rizwan ur Rehman, the young man whose . . . . .
- Increased Military Spending Keeps South Asia On The Boil (Deccan Herald, Gobind Thukral, Oct 18, 2007)
Rising defence spending will not only aggravate South Asias internal and external disputes, but also exacerbate human security.
- 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
- Purge Of Police In India's Uttar Pradesh Is Criticized (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The new government of the most populous Indian state, Uttar Pradesh, has fired 18,000 police officers in recent weeks, charging widespread corruption in the recruitment process. But what has been billed as a bold crackdown on graft . . . . .
- Let Men Do Their Bit (Pioneer, Shailaja Chandra, Oct 18, 2007)
For 30 years, vasectomy has been a political taboo, and the entire burden of family planning has been on women. But modern vasectomy techniques are a success in the West. India needs to try them
- Mayawati Expands Ministry (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Miss Mayawati, today sprang some surprises when she expanded her council of ministers.
- Indian Villagers Find Ancient Treasure (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
Villagers in northern India have found a treasure trove of copper items including a figurine, coins, a harpoon and rings that could be 4,000 years old, an archaeological official said Wednesday.
- White Revolution Possible In U.P.: Sonia (Hindu, Atiq Khan, Oct 17, 2007)
Attributes success of Rae Bareli milk procurement scheme to Rahul’s efforts
- After Ludhiana (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
The bombing of a cinema hall in Ludhiana is more than a statistical intrusion upon Punjab's decade-long terror-free record.
- Growth Pangs (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 17, 2007)
The Government should have learnt from recent history that any structural shift in the distribution of resources (or costs) for development creates insecurities that need to be addressed.
- Callous About Security (The Economic Times, P R RAMESH, Oct 17, 2007)
A senseless government and political seat-warmers at its helm are ensuring that 2007 turns out to be a good year for blood-thirsty jehadis.
- Mawayati Draws Spotlight In Us (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Uttar Pradesh's firebrand Chief Minister Mayawati has been profiled by the US magazine Newsweek among eight women leaders worldwide who have reached the top despite all odds, with the dalit leader narrating her struggle to rally the oppressed community.
- Mayawati Sets Her Sights On New Delhi (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Buoyed by her electoral win in Uttar Pradesh, BSP chief Mayawati is now aiming to capture power at the Centre by replicating her “winning formula.”
- Two Steps Back (Telegraph, MAHESH RANGARAJAN, Oct 16, 2007)
The coalition government’s hesitation over India’s nuclear agreement with the United States of America has put off speculation about an imminent general election.
- Migrants Were The Target: Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Punjab Chief Secretary Ramesh Inder Singh said here that the choice of place for the attack where the Bhojpuri movie was being watched in a jam-packed hall of mostly migrant workers, pointed to the fact that migrant labourers could have been the target.
- Her People’S Princess (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 16, 2007)
I was born into a dalit family in Delhi and grew up with eight siblings in a modest home in a crowded neighbourhood. My father worked as a low-paid clerk, and my mother, an uneducated woman, toiled hard to run the family.
- Its A Mad Rush For Sezs By It Majors (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Of the 15 proposals listed for the Board of Approvals meeting on October 19, 11 belong to the IT and ITeS sector, including those from TCS and DLF for their new projects in West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh...
- 'Maya Among Top 8 Women Leaders' (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Uttar Pradesh's firebrand Chief Minister Mayawati has been profiled by the US magazine Newsweek among eight women leaders worldwide who have reached the top despite all odds, with the dalit leader narrating her struggle to rally the oppressed community.
- Amu Awaits Redemption (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 16, 2007)
In the dead of the night of September 16, a student of BSc, Mazhar Naim, who hails from Meerut, was murdered in cold blood behind a hostel building.
- Governance Reforms India's Top Priority For Next 20 Years: Kamal Nath (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Exuding optimism on a day when the Sensex hit a record 19,000 points back home, Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath told a gathering of top British economists that the next two decades in India will be marked primarily by "reforms in governance."
- Noida Airport Project Faces Hurdle (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
The proposed Greater Noida airport may hit an air pocket with the finance ministry questioning the need for the Rs 3,505-crore project and asking why can't the existing IGI airport in Delhi be developed fully to meet the NCR's demand.
- Ajmer Blast Probe Team In Madhya Pradesh (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
With some newspapers used to pack the explosives in the Ajmer Sharif blast being traced to Indore and Ujjain, a police team from Rajasthan arrived here on Sunday to conduct investigations.
- Quality Of Justice (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Even if a generalisation is involved, a Supreme Court Judge’s remark that the Punjab and Haryana High Court and subordinate courts in Haryana have been disposing of second appeals in “a cavalier manner” is a serious charge which . . . . . .
- Blast In Ludhiana Cinema Hall Claims Six Lives (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Six people were killed and at least 20 injured when a powerful blast took place inside Shingaar cinema hall in Ludhiana, crowded with the weekend audience on Sunday evening.
- Congress To Kickstart Anti-Bsp Campaign In Up (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Realising that the peace with the Left Front could be short-lived, the Congress is desperately trying to resuscitate the party in States where it has practically no presence.
- Congress Plays Piano Teacher’S Husband’S Tune (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Oct 15, 2007)
Gauging the public mood was one of the reasons why the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections were brought forward.
- Militants Ambush Patrol, Subedar Killed (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Militants this morning ambushed a patrol party and killed a Subedar of the Army despite the United Jehad Council, an amalgam of militants, having announced unilateral ceasefire due to Id-ul-Fitr.
- What Ajmer Teaches (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 13, 2007)
THE merchants of death have struck again. This time at the heart of the Sufi tradition and humanism.
- Cbi Nabs Mutual Fund Scamster (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
The CBI has arrested a promoter of M/s INCAN Mutual Fund Benefit Ltd, Lucknow and its group companies for his involvement in duping investors to the tune of Rs 72 crore.
- Latest Official Survey Puts Obcs At 40% (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Oct 12, 2007)
As it defends OBC reservations in higher education in the Supreme Court, the UPA Government has received another setback with the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) for 2005-06 putting the population of other backward classes . . . .
- Reprieve For Maya (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The Supreme Court’s refusal to examine the correctness of Uttar Pradesh Governor T.V. Rajeswar’s refusal to grant sanction for prosecuting Chief Minister Mayawati in the Rs 175-crore Taj Corridor case has given her a reprieve — at least for now.
- Hostage To Bandh (Tribune, V. Eshwar Anand, Oct 11, 2007)
The Supreme Court has rightly taken the Karunanidhi government to task for organising a bandh in Tamil Nadu on October 1 despite its strong warning against holding it.
- Divide And Rule (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 11, 2007)
Mayawati's call to divide UP into three states is apt. Uttar Pradesh is a monster state with a population of 166 million.
- Taj Corridor: Maya Gets Sc Reprieve (Pioneer, Abraham Thomas, Oct 11, 2007)
A Special Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to act against the Uttar Pradesh Governor's decision to refuse CBI the sanction to prosecute Chief Minister Mayawati and her Cabinet colleague Nasdeemuddin Siddiqui in the Taj Corridor scam case.
- Maoist Muddle (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
NEPALESE politics is currently going through one of its frequent convulsions, with the popular mood swaying from complete pessimism to cautious optimism.
- Farm Policy Flurries (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 11, 2007)
While the hike in MSP for key crops is a positive, the blanket ban on export of all non-basmati rice varieties needs to be reviewed.
- Protest Against Retail Giants (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
Over 20,000 people gathered at Azad Maidan here on Wednesday to protest against the entry of corporates and foreign chains such as Wal-Mart into retail trade in India.
- Two-Phase Polls In Gujarat, Himachal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
CEC’s assurance to minority community
- Court Won’T Interfere With U.P. Governor’S Order (Hindu, J. Venkatesan, Oct 11, 2007)
In a relief to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to go into the correctness or otherwise of the State Governor’s order refusing to grant sanction for prosecuting her in the . . . .
- Apex Court Won’T Interfere With U.P. Governor’S Order (Hindu, J. Venkatesan, Oct 11, 2007)
In a relief to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, a three-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to go into the correctness or otherwise of the Governor’s order refusing to grant sanction for prosecuting her in the Rs. 175-crore . . .
- Maya Gets Reprieve In Taj Case (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an application challenging the refusal of the Uttar Pradesh governor to sanction the prosecution of UP chief minister Mayawati in the Rs 175-crore Taj Corridor scam.
- Rahul Plans Publicity Material For Cong (New Indian Express, ANITA SALUJA, Oct 11, 2007)
Having succeeded in buying time for the Lok Sabha polls, which appears to be imminent, going by the gung-ho in the UPA Government over the nuke deal, the Congress has now set its sights on publicising the Government’s achievements in a big way.
- Year-End Elections In Gujarat (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
Assembly polls in Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 11 and 16.
- Centre Guided By Bihar Experience (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Oct 10, 2007)
The admonition of the UPA government by the Supreme Court in the Bihar Assembly dissolution case and the current political situation which suited the Congress, appear to have paved the way for the decision to keep the Karnataka Legislative . . .
- Torrent Of Sorrow In Assam (Frontline, Sushanta Talukdar, Oct 10, 2007)
Assam has been battling devastating floods since May. Three waves of floods, caused by the rivers Brahmaputra and Barak and their tributaries, have affected life in 26 of its 27 districts.
- Reliance: Stepping On The Gas (Frontline, V. Sridhar, Oct 10, 2007)
The government’s approval of Reliance’s pricing formula for gas from the Krishna-Godavari basin triggers a major controversy.
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