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- Hold Elections And Tackle Terrorism Straightway (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Sunday that the government was committed to making sure that general elections were held and the democratic process flourished in Pakistan.
- Mourning Tamilselvan: Crying Foul Over A Dirge (Deccan Herald, S Murari, Nov 06, 2007)
A dirge penned by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as a tribute to LTTE’s political wing leader S P Tamilselvan, who was killed in a Sri Lankan air raid at a militant hideout has raised many questions.
- Cong Criticises Karuna’S Mourning Of Slain Ltte Leader (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Congress on Monday sought to downplay UPA ally and DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s poem in praise the slain LTTE leader SP Tamilselvan describing its contents as his “personal views”.
- Musharraf Under Pressure Over Polls (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's military ruler Pervez Musharraf promised to push ahead with elections amid international outrage on Tuesday over his emergency rule, with the United States demanding a return to democracy.
- 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.
- A Question Of Survival (Statesman, Raju Santhanam, Nov 05, 2007)
Survival is clearly General Pervez Musharraf’s reason for the emergency in Pakistan. By next week, the Supreme Court was to declare him ineligible to contest the elections. Within hours of the Emergency, a pliable Chief Justice is in place.
- 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 . . . . . .
- Karuna Defends Poem On Tamilselvan (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Sunday defended his poem in praise of the slain LTTE political chief SP Thamilselvan by stating that it is human nature to express condolence.
- 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 . . . . .
- 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 . . . .
- Us "Deeply Disturbed" By Musharraf's Emergency Rule (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The United States says it's "deeply disturbed" by its key ally Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule in apparent defiance of Washington and asked him to hold elections by January 15 as promised.
- When Buddhists Are A Minority (Tribune, Maj Gen (retd) Himmat Singh Gill, 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 . . . . . .
- 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 . . . . . .
- Defiance May Make Him Ineffective, Force Military To Rethink Its Options (Indian Express, Husain Haqqani, Nov 05, 2007)
General Pervez Musharraf may not call it so but his proclamation to suspend Pakistan’s constitution in his capacity as Chief of Army Staff on Saturday amounted to a declaration of martial law. Pakistanis are used to their army taking over . .. . . . .
- 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 . . . . .
- Mush Clamps Down (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan People's Party leader Benazir Bhutto was indulging in hyperbole when she described the imposition of Emergency by Gen Pervez Musharraf as the "darkest day" in that country's history.
- 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.
- The Pattern In Pakistan’S Violence (Indian Express, C. Uday Bhaskar, Nov 03, 2007)
A motorcycle-borne suicide bomber, who rammed into a bus on Thursday in Sargodha, which houses Pakistan’s largest air force base, killed eight PAF personnel and injured 40 others.
- Pak Sc To Take Up Petitions Against Musharraf (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Pakistani Supreme Court decided on Friday to resume hearings on the validity of General Pervez Musharraf's election as President.
- Need For Political Balance (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
Each country should have a political system that suits its internal and external situation.
- March On Islamabad? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
Even though it is not from Qazi Hussain Ahmed, who specialises in ‘million-man’ marches, the statement coming from the Jamaat-i-Islami’s NWFP chief needs to be taken note of because of its callousness.
- Bhutto: No Immediate Plans To See Pervez (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said that she has no immediate plans to meet Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf.
- Sc Notice To Karuna, Balu (Tribune, S.S. Negi , Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court today issued notices to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, union minister T.R. Balu, state transport minister K.N. Nehru and three top officers of the state government for the alleged contempt of the apex court . . . . .
- Two Options, One Future (Pioneer, ASHOK MALIK, Oct 30, 2007)
In the end, the nuclear deal asks India an existential question -- does it want to be the US or the EU? Does it want to be a power player or does it only want to pretend?
- ‘In The Tulsidas Ramayan, Sita Is Not Ram’S Wife But His Sister. Only In The Valmiki Ramayan Is She His Wife’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 29, 2007)
Do you think that, over the last 10-15 years, coalition politics has been the antidote to the poison of separatism?
- Set It Right Now (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 27, 2007)
Why should the Indian Government and the national Opposition lose sleep if Pakistanis are getting killed in jihadi strikes? Well, isolationism is out of fashion now.
- Pak Sends 4,000 Troops To Nwfp (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Pakistan government has deployed 4,000 troops in the Swat valley of NWFP province to counter the activities of a pro-Taliban cleric whose men have challenged the writ of the local administration.
- Coronation Of A Puppet (Dawn, Masud Mufti, Oct 24, 2007)
THE singing and dancing by the tumultuous crowds in Karachi on Oct 18 will remain an enigma until the details of Benazir Bhutto’s multi-pronged and hazy deal begin to unfold operationally.
- Law Unto Himself (Frontline, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 24, 2007)
EVENTS of the past few months in Pakistan have driven politically-conscious people of this country to ask themselves and others despairingly why they cannot have “normal” elections as in other places; why their President’s term of office should be . . . .
- A Nightmare Foretold (Dawn, S. M. Naseem, Oct 23, 2007)
THE dastardly midnight suicide attacks, causing an unprecedented number of deaths and injuries and which rudely interrupted her triumphal second homecoming reception, have made Ms Benazir Bhutto’s return to Pakistan after eight years of . . . .
- Sethu Project Keeps Political Pot Boiling (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 22, 2007)
The Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project (SSCP) continues to keep the political pot in Tamil Nadu boiling with the DMK asserting that the first ship in the new channel would sail by November, 2008, and its rival AIADMK claiming that it would . . . . .
- Europe Would Lose If Turkey Is Rejected (Hindu, Chris Patten, Oct 18, 2007)
For the third year in a row, Turkey’s annual hurdles on the winding path of convergence with the European Union — a progress report early next month and the European Council in December — are likely to be bruising.
- Japan To Alter Support Of U.S. In Afghanistan (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The Japanese cabinet approved a new antiterrorism bill Wednesday that would extend a refueling mission in the Indian Ocean but curtail Tokyo's support for U.S.-led combat operations in Afghanistan.
- 1 Million Will Greet Bhutto In Karachi Today (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Oct 18, 2007)
Over a million people will welcome former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto when she returns to her homeland on Thursday morning, ending eight years in exile, her party said.
- The Uncertainty Principle Revisited (Daily Times, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 17, 2007)
The political dynamics that resolved the uncertainties of two years ago have spawned more uncertainties, perhaps of a more fundamental nature
- Eventful Days Ahead (Dawn, Najmuddin A. Shaikh, Oct 17, 2007)
Eventful days and weeks lie ahead. Today the Supreme Court will resume hearings on the petitions challenging the president’s eligibility for re-election by the current national and provincial assemblies.
- Bhutto To Face Law Of The Land: Aziz (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Oct 16, 2007)
The PPP chairperson,Benazir Bhutto, is free to return to Pakistan, but the law of the land will apply to her like any other citizen, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said.
- Musharraf’S Victory Is His Defeat (Asian Age, Irfan Husain, Oct 15, 2007)
That sound you canâ€™t hear as you read this is the sound of one hand clapping. And that hand belongs to those parties who supported Musharrafâ€™s re-election, and those benefiting financially from his presidency.
- Future Of Dates (Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Oct 13, 2007)
Benazir rejects call to delay return,” reported Friday’s Dawn from London. Benazir Bhutto’s statement at a press conference, that she would stick by her schedule to land at Karachi on October 18, was in response to President Pervez Musharraf’s . . . .
- Sc Refuses To Advance Hearing Of Contempt Against Dmk (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to advance the hearing of the contempt petition filed by the AIADMK seeking adequate punishment against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Karunanidhi, Union Minister T R Baalu, State Minister K N Nehru and. . .
- Question Of Contempt (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Oct 12, 2007)
The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, defines civil contempt as wilful disobedience of any judgment, decree, direction, order or other process of a court or wilful breach of an undertaking given to a court.
- Protests And Politics (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Oct 12, 2007)
The protest action by the DPA for the implementation of the Sethusamudram project invites strong remarks from the Supreme Court.
- Threat Of Radicalisation (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 12, 2007)
The setting up of a ‘law and order’ force is the latest from Maulana Fazlullah, the self-proclaimed, virtual ruler of Swat.
- 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.
- Pak To Hold Polls In January (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
Pakistan will hold parliamentary elections in early January, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said today.
- A Welcome Change Of Heart (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 10, 2007)
IN its recent 47-nation survey of public opinion on a variety of issues, the Washington-based Pew Research Centre has revealed some uplifting information vis-à-vis Pakistan.
- Reconciliation: What Next? (Dawn, Najmuddin A. Shaikh, Oct 10, 2007)
General Musharraf has been re-elected president. The electoral college was depleted, but not significantly, despite the best efforts of the All Parties Democratic Movement.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 10, 2007)
Given their notorious lack of success, there would be little of a non-technical nature in the US/NATO operations in Iraq and Afghanistan worthy of emulation by Indian security forces.
- India, Afghan And The Nam (Deccan Herald, Deepali Gaur Singh, Oct 10, 2007)
With the British government more or less towing the American line on Iran albeit indirectly and the American pressure on India to clear its stand on the “errant” Iranian President, it looks like from SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional . . . .
- Mush Has Won. Or Has He? (Pioneer, B Raman, Oct 09, 2007)
Gen Pervez Musharraf has won last Saturday's presidential poll without shedding his uniform.
- Interim Government To Be Formed: Aziz (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
An interim government will be formed in Pakistan after the National Assembly completes its term on November 15 to conduct a free and impartial general election, said Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Sunday while ruling out any political role . . . . .
- “There Should Be Afghanistanisation Of The Development Process” (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 08, 2007)
Afghanistan’s former Foreign Minister,Abdullah Abdullah, on holding talks with the Taliban, and India’s role in his country’s development.
- Dangers Ahead: Musharraf's Re-Election And After (Deccan Herald, Rajinder Puri, Oct 06, 2007)
Barring a miracle, Pervez Musharraf on Saturday will successfully bulldoze his way to another term as president of Pakistan through a vote by an assembly, largely depleted by angry legislators who resigned in protest against his constitutional violations.
- Al Qaeda’S Challenge And National Politics (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 06, 2007)
Baitullah Mehsud, who pretends to run a Taliban government in South Waziristan but is actually a warlord serving Al Qaeda, has executed three soldiers of the Pakistan army and has vowed to kill more of the 250 he took hostage in September in . . .
- Benazir’S Faustian Bargain (Tribune, Sushant Sareen, Oct 06, 2007)
Under tremendous pressure to coopt Benazir Bhutto’s Pakistan People’s Party in his political game-plan, Gen Pervez Musharraf has conceded to a major demand of Benazir by offering a National Reconciliation Ordinance which will provide indemnity . . . .
- Bandh Fracas (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Oct 05, 2007)
There can be no dispute, except from the camp of the ruling DMK, that the October 1 shutdown in Tamil Nadu constituted a total bandh sponsored by the Democratic Progressive Alliance captained by chief minister M. Karunanidhi.
- General’S Re-Election Not The Real Issue (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Oct 05, 2007)
Barring a miracle President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday will successfully bulldoze his way to another term as President through a vote by an assembly largely depleted by angry legislators who resigned in protest against his constitutional violations.
- Dmk’S Ally Wants Sc Judge Off Ram Sethu Cases (Tribune, Arup Chanda, Oct 04, 2007)
A close ally of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi today trained its guns on a Supreme Court judge and appealed to the Chief Justice of India not to allow him to hear cases related to the Sethusamudram project or the recently held bandh in . . . .
- Morality Matters (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Oct 04, 2007)
An argument one frequently hears in defence of the Government's failure to condemn the savage violence Burma's ruling junta has unleashed on the country's completely peaceful movement for democracy, is that concern for morality must yield to . . . .
- When Myths Compete (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 03, 2007)
It is tempting to read Karunanidhi’s remarks on Ram and the Ramayana as a return to DMK’s rationalist origins.
- Pakistan Opposition Resigns Over Musharraf Vote (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 03, 2007)
Pakistan's opposition legislators submitted their resignations on Tuesday as part of their efforts to undercut President Gen Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid while two of his opponents filed fresh legal challenges to his candidacy.
- Apex Court Stays Tamil Nadu Bandh (Hindu, J. Venkatesan, Oct 01, 2007)
Says parties have no right to call or enforce a bandh that causes inconvenience to people
- Karunanidhi To Go On Fast Tomorrow (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
DMK patriarch and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi will undertake a fast tomorrow demanding early completion of the Sethusamudram project, DMK sources said.
- Supreme Court Stays Tn Bandh (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Ruling DMK front in Tamil Nadu on Sunday suffered a major setback with the Supreme Court restraining them from going ahead with the state-wide bandh on Monday on the Sethusamudram project issue.
- 60 Years Of Accession (Tribune, B.G. Verghese, Oct 01, 2007)
October 26 will mark the 60th anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir’s accession to India following the self-confessed invasion of the state by Pakistan and later its annexation of the Northern Areas. This is part of the UN record.
- Sc Bans Dmk Bandh Over Ram Setu (Tribune, S.S. Negi , Oct 01, 2007)
In a severe jolt to the Karunanidhi-led DMK alliance in Tamil Nadu, the Supreme Court today banned Monday’s state-wide bandh called by it on the Sethusamudram issue in the backdrop of the Chief Minister questioning the very existence of . . . .
- Sc Stops Tn Shutdown By Dmk: Bandhs Are Illegal (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Slamming the very concept of a bandh and the perceived defiance of law, the Supreme Court today stopped the DMK-sponsored Tamil Nadu bandh called tomorrow to demand early completion of the Sethusamudram shipping canal project.
- Supreme Court Stays Tn Bandh (New Indian Express, Prabhakar Rao Voruganti, Oct 01, 2007)
In a major decision, Supreme Court has on Sunday restrained the ruling political combine in Tamil Nadu from going ahead with the bandh slated for Monday in seeking early implementation of the Sethusamudram project.
- Sc Stays Tn Bandh, Cm To Fast (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
The ruling DMK front in Tamil Nadu today suffered a major setback with the Supreme Court restraining it from going ahead with the statewide bandh tomorrow on the Sethusamudram project issue.
- Bandh Stopped, Dmk To Fast (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the DMK-led Democratic Progressive Alliance in Tamil Nadu not to go ahead with its proposed bandh on Monday demanding speeding up of the Sethusamudram project.
- Afghans Divided On Taliban Talks (Asian Age, Ramesh Ramachandran, Oct 01, 2007)
Afghan President Hamid Karzaiâ€™s latest offer of talks to the Taliban was heard above a deafening blast that claimed at least 25 lives in Kabul barely a few hours earlier.
- Taliban Reject Peace Offer (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
Afghanistan’s Muslim extremist Taliban today rejected an offer of peace talks from President Hamid Karzai, demanding first the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country.
- Sc Stays Bandh, Dmk Chief To Go On Fast (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
In a major setback to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, the Supreme Court on Sunday restrained the ruling DMK and its coalition partners from enforcing the proposed State-wide bandh on Monday and directed them not to disrupt public . . . . .
- Meanwhile, Back In The Trenches (Dawn, Sherry Rehman, Sep 29, 2007)
BEHIND the headlines of a presidential election, which has thrust Pakistan into a constitutional and political crisis, the country continues to suffer a deadly challenge to its very survival as a functional state.
- Exercising Sovereignty (Tribune, K. Subrahmanyam, Sep 28, 2007)
The debate on the nuclear deal in the country throws light on how poorly certain sections of the Indian elite have developed a sense of national sovereignty during the last 60 years of Independence.
- Pakistan On The Brink Again (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Sep 28, 2007)
Two decisions to be made today may decide which way Pakistan is likely to go in the days to come.
- Afghan Soaps Hope To Go The Tulsi Way (Asian Age, Ramesh Ramachandran, Sep 28, 2007)
Safia Siddiqi is a rarity in conservative Afghanistan. She is a Member of Parliament from Nangarhar province, bordering Pakistan. She is a poetess who speaks Pashto, Dari and English. She also has a professional career to boot.
- The Road Home From Khalistan (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Sep 27, 2007)
Fifteen years after the end of the war for Khalistan, terror commanders are rebuilding their lives.
- Exit Abe (Frontline, P.S. Suryanarayana, Sep 27, 2007)
THE sudden exit of 52-year-old Shinzo Abe as Japan’s Prime Minister has not only surprised political observers in the Asia-Pacific region but also raised questions about the fate of pro-United States leaders in countries it counts upon as allies.
- Jaya Lashes Out At Karuna For Hurting Hindu Feelings (Pioneer, K Venkataramanan, Sep 27, 2007)
In a clear indication of the political positioning ahead of the likely mid-term polls, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa on Wednesday launched a blistering attack on Chief Minister M Karunanidhi for his sustained diatribes against Lord Ram and demanded . . . .
- Jaya Leads Protest Against Dmk (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Sep 27, 2007)
The AIADMK of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday staged a demonstration in the city to demand Central intervention and immediate dismissal of the "minority DMK government" in Tamil Nadu for hurting the sentiments of the . . . .
- Aiadmk Stages Demos In Tn Demanding Dismissal Of Dmk Govt (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
The opposition AIADMK, led by its supremo Jayalalithaa, on Wednesday staged a statewide demonstration, protesting against Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's remarks against lord Ram and sought the dismissal of the DMK government for having . . . .
- Musharraf: A Diary Of Failures (Dawn, Naeem ul Haque, Sep 26, 2007)
NEVER in the history of this country has there been a period of such unabashed and shameful political narcissism.
- Yasuo Fukuda Sworn In As Japan's New Prime Minister (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Yasuo Fukuda was sworn in as Prime Minister on Wednesday, formally launching his new government to restore the public's faith in politics and deal with opposition to keep Japan's contentious anti-terror naval mission alive.
- Pakistan's Future: Guesswork Is The Plan B (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Americans, in all probability, may lean on Pakistan Army generals to support a caretaker government, writes M B Naqvi.
- Political Violence & Future (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Sep 25, 2007)
If history is a determinant of political violence then Pakistan has a great deal to worry about. It has never seen a change in administration without some kind of street agitation involving a large number of people.
- Operation Zero Tolerance Will Favour Opposition (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
The government decided on Sunday to round up leaders of the All Parties Democratic Movement (APDM) in an operation that has been unhappily dubbed Zero Tolerance.
- Ugly Turn To Ram Row: Dmk Attacks Bjp Office (Indian Express, JAYA MENON, Sep 24, 2007)
The war of words over Ram took an ugly turn today when a large group of protesting DMK volunteers stoned Kamalayalam, the BJP headquarters in Chennai, to condemn a reported remark in Ayodhya by VHP leader Ram Vilas Vedanti against Tamil Nadu . . . . .
- Chennai Bjp Office Attacked (Pioneer, K Venkataramanan, Sep 24, 2007)
A 300-strong DMK mob attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party's State headquarters here on Sunday morning, leaving eight persons injured. The police stood by and watched as unruly DMK men pelted stones, broke into the party office and beat up BJP . . .
- The Pak State Of General Panic (Asian Age, Vikram Sood, Sep 24, 2007)
All is not well in Musharrafâ€™s realm as the General faces multiple crises â€” of legitimacy, credibility and authority.
- Pervez Re-Election Vote Set For Oct 6 (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 21, 2007)
Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will seek re-election on October 6, despite legal challenges in the Supreme Court and slumping popularity, officials announced on Thursday.
- Ramar Sethu Issue: Rss Directs Its Organisations To Work Together (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 20, 2007)
A Ramar Sethu Raksha Samiti has been set up for the purpose.
BJP, VHP say there is no contradiction between what both want to do on the issue
RSS does not want the issue to be victim of political compulsions as in Ayodhya issue
- Musharraf To Shed Uniform If Re-Elected As President (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf would step down as army chief if he wins re-election, his lawyer said on Tuesday, paving the way for civilian rule in the country after eight turbulent years.
- Mass Discontent In Pakistan May Lead To Radical Changes (Tribune, Sushant Sareen, Sep 19, 2007)
Clearly, the prospect of Nawaz Sharif’s return terrified General Pervez Musharraf so much that he preferred to defy the Supreme Court of Pakistan and create a grave constitutional crisis in the country rather than face the political challenge . . . .
- Yielding To Democracy (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Clearly, Pakistan is at a turning point after nearly eight years of Army rule. Changes appear to be in the offing that may be momentous even as the country finds itself politically on the boil and President Pervez Musharraf his hold on power tenuous.
- Musharraf To Shed Uniform If Re-Elected (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf will step down as Army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he secures re-election as President, a Government lawyer said on Tuesday.
- Beginning Of The End Of Musharraf? (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 19, 2007)
On March 9,2007, Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf was enjoying absolute power.
- He Remains The Boss (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 19, 2007)
It is generally believed that Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is no hero. Many view him and his past record with suspicion.
- Al-Qaeda Seeking To Broaden Reach: Experts (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
Secure in its haven in northwestern Pakistan, a resurgent al-Qaeda is trying to expand its network, in some cases by executing corporate-style takeovers of regional Islamic extremist groups, according to US intelligence officials and . . . . .
- Shallow Talent Pool (Telegraph, GWYNNE DYER, Sep 17, 2007)
It’s been 62 years since Japan surrendered to the United States of America at the end of World War II, and many things have changed, but not Japan’s subordination to the US. Despite having the world’s second biggest economy, Japan . . . . . .
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