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- The Sting In Its Social And Ethical Context (Hindu, VIDYA SUBRAHMANIAM, Nov 07, 2007)
The Tehelka sting on Gujarat 2002 is a credible effort. Yet it is difficult not to question its timing and the exploitative manner of its presentation.
- Left Off The Constitution (Telegraph, RUDRANGSHU MUKHERJEE, Nov 07, 2007)
The excitement surrounding the ongoing CBI inquiry ntothe death of Rizwanur Rahman has diverted attention from certain very obvious aspects of the episode.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
Is Pakistan’s sickness terminal? To determine this one needs to diagnose. And what does a diagnosis reveal? Consider, first, the Pakistan army.
- Karnataka: Mlas Paraded In Delhi (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The weeks-long political drama in Karnataka today inched closer to its resolution after the Governor Mr Rameshwar Thakur today submitted to the Centre his “final” report over the situation arising out of the BJP-JD-S’ bid to stake claim over . . . .
- Shipload Of Trouble (Frontline, LYLA BAVADAM, Nov 07, 2007)
Controversy is not new to Blue Lady. The 76,049-tonne luxury liner, formerly known as SS Norway and before that SS France, was once the largest passenger ship in the world and has a colourful history.
- Kerala's Check On Corruption (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
TRUCKERS on National Highway 47, long used to greasing the palms of officials for easy passage through the checkpost at Walayar, are now offered an interesting alternative by the Government of Kerala.
- Action Replay (Frontline, DIONNE BUNSHA, Nov 07, 2007)
THE emperor has no clothes. He has been stripped bare. And it is not a pretty sight. In fact, it is ghastly. So horrific that everyone is looking away.
- Governor's Choice (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Nov 07, 2007)
WITH the Indian electorate repeatedly delivering fractured mandates in a number of States, and in Parliament, the phenomenon of hung legislatures, with the resultant dilemma of who should be invited to form the government, has long demanded . . .
- The Chinese Dream (Frontline, P. S. SURYANARAYANA, Nov 07, 2007)
The 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China re-elects Hu Jintao as general secretary and amends the party constitution.
- The Real Bobby Jindal (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Jindal is the first Indian American to win a gubernatorial election in the U.S., but there are concerns about his silence on racism.
- Musharraf’S Second Coup (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Nov 07, 2007)
The unanimous view is that Gen Musharraf took the drastic step of imposing Emergency in Pakistan because he was sure that the Supreme Court would give an adverse judgment on his election as President.
- Sacked Pak Cj: Rise Up Against Musharraf (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 07, 2007)
Teleph-one lines and cellphones went dead in Islamabad on Tuesday within minutes of sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry telling a meeting of lawyers over the telephone that Gen. Pervez Musharraf had declared . . . . . .
- Only One Way Out For General Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Whatever the provocations that led to this state of affairs, we categorically reject General Pervez Musharraf’s November 3 decision to impose a Provisional Constitutional Order and Proclamation of Emergency in the country. . . . . .
- No Closure (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The latest issue of People’s Democracy has an editorial on the Gujarat riots in the wake of Tehelka’s sting operation.
- Sixty Years Of Kashmir's Accession: The Less Known Realities (Deccan Herald, Balraj Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
Jammu and Kashmir is not a problem of Hindu-Muslim relations as many people believe.
- Two Coups In A Row (Dawn, Khalid Jawed Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
General Musharraf has once again imposed ‘martial law’ in the country and suspended the Constitution of Pakistan. Eight years ago when the elected prime minister had dismissed him from the office of COAS, he had responded by overthrowing . . . . . .
- Coalition Circus (Frontline, PARVATHI MENON, Nov 07, 2007)
COALITION politics in Karnataka, currently in a serious crisis of credibility, may yet get a fresh lease of life, with Governor Rameshwar Thakur expected to invite an alliance of the Janata Dal (Secular) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) back to . . .
- "Why All This Drama?" (Frontline, S. Rajendran, Nov 07, 2007)
THE Karnataka unit of the Congress is in a fix over the decision of the Janata Dal (Secular) to opt again for an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form the government in the State.
- Jd(s)-Bjp Parade Mlas Before President (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka’s BJP-JD(S) combine, on Tuesday, paraded its 128 MLAs before the President of India and sought her intervention to form a “popular government” in the state.
- Farce In Karnataka (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
It is a miracle that former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and his ex-Chief Minister son Kumaraswamy don’t get indigestion despite eating their words so often.
- Haircuts For Camels (Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Nov 06, 2007)
An event occurred unnoticed on January 31, 2006. Since it will continue to affect every aspect of our economic life for years, I have thought it appropriate to take note of it even so late.
- Get Off To The Write Start (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Like many individuals connected with the arts in some way, I often claim to be an amateur novelist.
- Religion Through The Ages (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Collection of articles on the role of religion in Indian history
- Bjp-Dal Parade Before Prez Today (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Almost all BJP-JD(S) MLAs arrived in New Delhi from Bangalore in an 199-seater, chartered flight past Monday midnight.
- Indian-American Couple Accused Of Torturing Housekeeper (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A housekeeper, who was allegedly enslaved by multi-millionaire Indian American couple, gave graphic and chilling details of torture she suffered at the hands of her employers and showed the jury how she was made to scrub the floor three times a . . .
- All Assistance To Pakistan Under Review, Says U.S. (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W. Bush’s top national security aides say U.S. financial backing for Pakistan’s counter-terrorism efforts would go on uninterrupted despite the administration’s unhappiness with President Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of a . . . .
- Ramifications Of Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
THE proclamation of emergency rule by President Gen Pervez Musharraf, who seems to have lost the plot, is in effect a throwback to authoritarianism, which will unquestionably have wide-ranging consequences for Pakistan — hemmed in by. . .
- Ballot, Not Bullet (Dawn, Murtaza Razvi, Nov 06, 2007)
GEN Musharraf cannot be doubted when he sees a frightening spectre of disorder.
- Back To Square One (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 06, 2007)
As if the first U-turn that President Pervez Musharraf did on October 12, 1999 by staging a coup was not bad enough, he has done it again, eight years later, taking the nation back to square one.
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- Bush's Mush Policy (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George W Bush says he gains influence with world leaders by building personal relations with them. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf got a dose of that diplomacy at the White House last fall, when Mr Bush hailed him as a friend . . . .
- Karnataka Drama Moves To Delhi (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Nov 06, 2007)
The political crisis in Karnataka reached its last leg on Monday with Governor Rameshwar Thakur landing in Delhi with his "final" report on the political situation in the State and the BJP-JD(S) MLAs reaching Delhi on Tuesday for a parade before . . .
- A 'Secularist' Who Loves The Good Life (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a coup eight years ago and was the repeated target of assassinations for allying his Islamic nation with the United States in its war on terror, promised to bring true democracy to Pakistan.
- Punjab And The National Economy (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Nov 06, 2007)
IF politics proceeds on its promised course, there is likely to be a considerable rearrangement in the distribution of power among different political groups.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 06, 2007)
There was something obscene about Pakistan Army soldiers entering the hallowed precincts of the country’s Supreme Court where they had no business to be, going to the Chief Justice and saying to him his services were no longer required.
- Fight Against Militancy (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Nov 06, 2007)
THE suspension of the Constitution has stripped away the democratic façade from General Musharraf’s military rule.
- Undoing Idea Of Secular India (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Nov 06, 2007)
Muslim clerics and the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board have now a new cause to pursue - opposition to the mandatory registration of marriages as directed by the Supreme Court.
- Lawyers Take To Streets In Protest (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The police in Pakistan on Monday fired teargas and baton-charged lawyers protesting in all parts of the country against the emergency imposed by President Gen. Pervez Musharraf.
- Bjp Gives Notice For Vote, Debate On N-Deal In Winter Session (Indian Express, Pradeep Kaushal, Nov 06, 2007)
As the President summoned the Winter session of Parliament for November 15 on Monday, the Opposition BJP gave notices for a discussion on the Indo-US nuclear deal under rules 184 and 193. While rule 184 warrants voting, rule 193 entails just a discussion.
- Bush Tells Musharraf, Take My Advice: : End Emergency! (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
President George W Bush on Monday exhorted President Pervez Musharraf to hold elections and relinquish his army post “as soon as possible”.
- K'taka Mlas In Delhi For Parade Before Pratibha (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Continuing with its efforts to put pressure on the Centre, the BJP-JD(S) combine in Karnataka flew down its contingent of 129 MLAs to the capital on Monday night. They are likely to be paraded before President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday in what . . .
- Oil’S Not Well (Indian Express, Vikram S Mehta, Nov 06, 2007)
I have often regretted my cautious approach towards the Indian stock market.
- Pak Pm Says Elections To Be Held On Schedule (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, succumbing to worldwide pressure and the widespread condemnation of Saturdayâ€™s declaration of emergency, announced on Monday that general elections in the country would be held "according to schedule."
- Maoists Plan Stir If Govt Fails To Implement Resolution (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Maoists in Nepal have threatened to launch a massive agitation if the government fails to implement parliamentary resolutions to move towards a republican form of government and adopting a proportional electoral system by amending the Constitution.
- Japan’S New U.S. Dilemma (Hindu, P.S. Suryanarayana, Nov 05, 2007)
The politics of pacifist Japan’s anti-terror campaign on the global stage may unravel or enter a new phase.
- Combating Forced Confessions In Japan (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 05, 2007)
The system of long detention before trial for questioning is known in Japanese as daiyo kangoku substitute prison.
- No Democracy Without Transparency (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
Hearing a set of guidelines by amicus curiae Khalid Anwar for dealing with demonstrations and protests, the Chief Justice observed that the deployment of police in plain clothes was illegal.
- Pakistanis At The Crossroads (Dawn, Touqir Hussain, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan may have been at the crossroads for much of its history but now Pakistanis themselves stand at the crossroads.
- All Eyes On Asia’S Sick Man (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 05, 2007)
So, Pakistan is in for turmoil brought on by the declaration of Emergency and promulgation of the Provisional Constitutional Order by President Pervez Musharraf on November 3.
- Return To Democracy, World Urges Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
World leaders on Sunday urged a swift return to democracy and the rule of law in Pakistan after President Pervez Musharraf imposed emergency rule in the country a day earlier, although some allies stopped short of outright condemnation.
- Clueless Congress (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, 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.
- Wages Of Confrontation (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Chief of the Army Staff, General Pervez Musharraf, has declared, according to Sheikh Rashid, the railways minister, a state of “Emergency Plus” because his order carries with it a Provisional Constitutional order (PCO) associated . . . . . .
- Why Not A Deal With The Militants? (Dawn, Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto, Nov 05, 2007)
IF at the end of six years of open war against the so-called militants and loss of thousands of lives of citizens and soldiers, Gen Musharraf can make no better showing than yet another bomb blast close to his residence on Oct 30 and . . . . .
- It Is Martial Law: Shahbaz Sharif (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 05, 2007)
The “massive crackdown” that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has unleashed is bound to unite “democratic forces” inside and outside Pakistan, Shahbaz Sharif, the brother of the former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has said.
- The Darkest Hour (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Gen Pervez Musharraf has brazenly put the clock far back in Pakistan by imposing what he calls “a state of emergency”.
- Karuna Faces Flak Over Ltte Poem (Asian Age, R. Bhagwan Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi on Sunday denied violating the Constitution and his oath of office by penning a poem of tribute to a slain leader of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, arguing that it was a "humanitarian . . . . .
- It’S Time To Save Nation: Pervez (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said late on Saturday night that it was time for action to save Pakistan from extremists, terrorists and anti-Pakistan elements.
- India, In Print (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, 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.
- Karuna’S Poem For Slain Ltte Leader Sparks Row (Tribune, Arup Chanda, Nov 05, 2007)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi’s poem in praise of slain LTTE leader S.P. Tamilselvan has sparked off a controversy, with Opposition leader and AIADMK supremo J. Jayalalithaa charging him with violating the Indian constitution and . . . .
- Good To Be Free (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
An independent judiciary is an institution that politicians like the least. It can show them for what they truly are.
- Crackdown On Opp Leaders, Activists (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up Opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan's military ruler suspended the Constitution, ousted the top judge and deployed troops to fight what he called rising Islamic extremism.
- Us 'Disappointed' But To Continue Military Ties (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 05, 2007)
A "deeply disturbed" United States has termed Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's imposition of Emergency "very disappointing" and urged him to speedily restore civilian rule by delivering on his promise of holding free and fair elections by January.
- Musharraf Maelstrom And India (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 05, 2007)
India had reasons to mince its words on General Pervez Musharraf’s second coup that suspended Pakistan’s constitution, emasculated the higher judiciary that was beginning to show signs of independence, and pulled the plug on the vibrant . . . . . .
- Bjp Gets Letter Of Support, Jds Gets Dharna Stopped (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
In the face of opposition from its coalition partner JD(S), the BJP on Sunday called off its indefinite dharna even as the former agreed to hand over a letter pledging “unconditional” support to the BJP for forming a Government in the state.
- As Pak Crisis Deepens, Us Faces Diminished Power To Influence Events (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
In August, a 2 am phone call from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice helped pull Gen Pervez Musharraf from the brink of declaring a state of emergency in Pakistan. Two days ago, Rice made a similar plea.
- Pak’S General Chaos (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan is accustomed to periodic impositions of martial law, or emergency. But General Pervez Musharraf’s “second coup” comes at an especially fraught juncture, and its repercussions could be far more destabilising than his patrons in . . . . .
- World Leaders Urge Pakistan To Return To Constitutional Course (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
World leaders called o Sunday for a swift return to a constitutional Government in Pakistan and said military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf's declaration of a State of Emergency was a setback for democracy.
- Rahman Case, Buddha’S Truth (Indian Express, SUBRATA NAGCHOUDHURY, Nov 05, 2007)
West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee never appeared so fidgety, not even after the Singur fiasco and the Nandigram killings, when he faced the media recently — twice in quick succession.
- Bhutto Refuses To Rule Out Talks With Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Former Pakistani premier Benazir Bhutto said on Sunday that President Pervez Musharraf’s declaration of Emergency rule would encourage extremists but refused to rule out power-sharing talks with him.
- Time Limit For Rectifying Orders (Business Line, T. N. Pandey, Nov 03, 2007)
Sub-section (2) of Section 254 of the Income-Tax Act, providing for rectification of orders by the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), reads thus: “The Appellate Tribunal may, at any time within four years from the date of the . . . . .
- Indian Railways Urged To Manage Human Waste Properly (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Experts at the World Toilet Summit Friday urged Indian railways to stop trains scattering hundreds of thousands of litres of human waste across the country every day.
- Emerging Undemocratic Options (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 03, 2007)
The political drama now unfolding in Bangalore and some scenes enacted in New Delhi clearly belongs to the theatre of the absurd.
- Australia Planned To Jail Indian Doctor After Bail (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Australian government had a secret plan to keep a Muslim doctor who was linked to failed terror bombings in Britain in jail even if he was released on bail, a report said Friday.
- Just Like Bihar, Guv (Indian Express, SOLI J. SORABJEE, Nov 03, 2007)
The governor under our constitutional scheme is not an ornamental figure. He has an important role to play.
- Bjp Deputes State Unit To Try To Dilute Gowda Conditions (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The BJP high command has asked its Karnataka leadership to negotiate a dilution of the 12-point pre-nuptial agreement sought by Janata Dal Secular national president H D Deve Gowda in order to forge a renewed alliance.
- Haneef’S Lawyer Asks Aussie Authorities To Come Clean On ‘Secret Plan’ (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef’s lawyer has asked the Australian Police and Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews to come clean on a so-called “secret plan” to thwart a court’s decision to release the former terror suspect on bail.
- Back To The Beginning? (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Nov 03, 2007)
Confusion about what the coming days could bring can be gauged from Benazir Bhutto’s travel schedule. The News (November 1) reported that at a “hastily-arranged press conference in Karachi on Wednesday, she said she had postponed plans to visit . . . .
- Tamil Tigers Leader Killed In Sri Lankan Air Strike (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The public face of the Tamil Tigers, one of the world's most deadly rebel militias, was killed yesterday in a Sri Lankan air raid - prompting analysts to warn of a dangerous "spiral into full-scale war" on the Indian Ocean island.
- Communicating It To The Junta (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 03, 2007)
The head of a large monastic university was able to persuade thousands of demonstrating monks to withdraw peacefully.
- Regulation In India: Inevitable Reality (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Regulation is inevitable in all areas of activity and it should be transparent with rights of consultation for all.
- Bazaar Parody Of Mussolini (Pioneer, Premen Addy , Nov 03, 2007)
The sight of Ms Benazir Bhutto offering namaz before the tomb of Mohammed Ali Jinnah was one to treasure.
- Stalemate In Nepal (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The political stalemate in Nepal arising out of the Maoists's demand that the monarchy, which now exists only in name after King Gyanendra was illegitimately stripped of all power, prestige and property by an unelected Parliament and . . . . .
- Ring For The Butler (Telegraph, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Nov 03, 2007)
George Orwell describes somewhere the bustling arrival at a dak bungalow in Burma of a Burmese official of modest rank.
- Guv Calls For Files Cleared By Kumaraswamy (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
As the political stalemate continued in Karnataka, Governor Rameshwar Thakur added another twist to the tale as he decided to review all decisions taken and files cleared by State Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy in the last three months of his . . . .
- Circle Of Unreason (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 03, 2007)
CPM boss Prakash Karat’s latest exposition on Indo-US relations has at least one merit.
- 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.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 03, 2007)
The fact that there were barely 16 working days in October ~ with a state employees’ strike coinciding with the 12+12 mode of disruption ~ may have turned out to be a mite too embarrassing for the West Bengal government.
- Centre Still Dithers On Karnataka (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Nov 03, 2007)
The Centre continued to dither on the Karnataka issue on Friday, with the Union Cabinet not taking up the issue of recommending revocation of Presidentâ€™s Rule in the State.
- 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.
- “Greening India” But Losing Forests (Hindu, PRAVEEN BHARGAV, Nov 02, 2007)
Planting trees or raising plantations doesnot recover lost habitats or create pristine natural forests. It is, therefore, no antidoteto habitat fragmentation.
- Cherie Blair Questions Muslim Veil (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Cherie Blair has criticised Muslim religious dress for women where it fails to acknowledge 'the woman's right to be a person.'
- The Game Is Afoot (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
How many rainy days and summer vacations have been spent curled up reading the breathtaking adventures of the intrepid girl sleuth Nancy Drew? How many of us can claim an introduction to classical western art thanks to her hair colour, titian?
- Charity Begins At Party Office (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Nov 02, 2007)
In Communist-ruled West Bengal, people have risen in revolt against the continuing scandal of fair price shops and food riots have broken out.
- Internet's Image Problem (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 02, 2007)
The inherent freedoms of the internet are a headache for most governments. After all, it is unnerving to think of a space where citizens can post and upload whatever they like, regardless of the regime’s opinions on what the population should be doing.
- Citizens Versus Vips (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 02, 2007)
If the Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC) has its way, the Capital's power-laden politicians and bureaucrats will have to live life normal-size, not king-size as they do now.
- Jdu Toes Bjp Line On Nuke Deal (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Echoing the BJP line, the JD(U) has said it is in favour of a debate on the Indo-US nuclear deal in both Houses of Parliament in the winter session, slated to get underway from November 15.
- Sc Undeterred By Martial Law Threat (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 02, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Thursday warned that it would not be intimidated by threat of imposition of martial law or emergency while ruling over petitions challenging the eligibility of President Gen Pervez Musharraf to contest election as army chief.
- The Governor Is Not An Autocratic Ombudsman (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Political alliances should promote healthy democratic principles in that such alliances should be forged to promote common goals for the general good of the society.
- Raj Dharma Fails In Gujarat (Tribune, Kuldip Nayar, Nov 02, 2007)
I HAVE reasons to believe that Atal Bihari Vajpayee, when he was Prime Minister, wanted to dismiss Nahrendra Modi and had planned to do so after his visit to Ahmedabad.
- Coalition Politics (Tribune, Shastri Ramachandaran, Oct 31, 2007)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi says the coalition era demands a new Constitution to achieve “real federalism”.
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