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- Farm Loans Of Rs. 9 Cr. (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh Formation Day celebrations here on Thursday started without the customary “Maa Telugutalli ki Mallepoodanda” as the education department failed to arrange children who could sing the song. Minister for Cooperation . . . .
- Extremes Cohabit In India (Deccan Herald, Thomas L Friedman, Nov 02, 2007)
India could actually mint more land in the countryside, but it can't do it off car batteries. It will take a real energy revolution.
- Banks Should Be Transparent (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 02, 2007)
Banks would do well to heed RBI governor Y V Reddy’s advice on unfair pricing of home loans. If substantial improvement is not seen in the next few months or if complaints continue, the central bank should move decisively to discipline banks.
- Stalled Nuclear Deal (Tribune, Inder Malhotra, Nov 02, 2007)
There is a clear and wide gap between America's official and private reaction to the stalling of the Indo-US nuclear deal primarily because of domestic political discord in India and the reluctance of the Congress-led ruling coalition . . . . .
- Complex Manoeuvres Over The N-Deal (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 02, 2007)
Sections of the media have discerned a softening in CPI(M) general secretary Prakash Karat’s stand on the nuclear deal.
- Gowda Sets New Power Share Terms (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Nov 02, 2007)
The latest missive from Janata Dal (Secular) president H.D. Deve Gowda does not have any bearing on government-formation efforts in Karnataka, sources said on Thursday.
- 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.
- Indian Workers Strike For Better Deal (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Even as UAE authorities prepared to deport 90 Indian workers, a massive strike broke out in the United Arab Emirates wherein more than 40,000 workers belonging to a leading construction company abstained from work paralysing construction work . . . .
- Chhattisgarh: Naxal Leader In Jail Swallows Sim Card (Indian Express, Nitin Mahajan, Nov 02, 2007)
The Chhattisgarh Police have recovered a mobile phone from the possession of Narayan Sanyal, the highest-ranking Maoist ideologue lodged in Bilaspur Central Prison.
- Low-Key Affair Elsewhere (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The 51st Kannada celebrations remained a low-key affair. Reason: Public representatives remained away.
- Delhi Docs Use Obesity Surgery To Fight Type Ii Diabetes As Well (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Gastric bypass surgery, usually meant for helping the obese lose weight, can also cure Type II diabetes, say doctors at Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. They say results on 40-odd patients have been outstanding.
- 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.
- It's A Family Affair (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 31, 2007)
In the first 25 years after independence, there was no political dynasty. Yes, there was Panditji and he loomed large over the political scene. Yet he had some formidable opponents who had been his comrades in the struggle for independence . . . .
- Not End Of N-Road: Pm (Tribune, Rajeev Sharma, Oct 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh tonight admitted that there was some delay in taking next steps to operationalise the Indo-US nuclear deal but added an optimistic dimension when he said: “We have not reached the end of the road.”
- 'Upa Poor Example Of Alliance' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Leader of the Opposition LK Advani on Tuesday took another dig at the Congress-led UPA saying it was a classic example of how "an alliance should not be."
- Maoists May Now Target Urban Areas: Ib (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Maoist upsurge may not be confined to backward districts. Latest intelligence inputs with the Centre indicate that the Maoists are gearing to strengthen their bases in urban areas, especially in the National Capital Region . . . .
- Ncp Joins Left To Flay Upa's Economic Policies (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Left's efforts to organise opposition against the UPA's economic policies got a boost on Tuesday when the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined the Left-sponsored farmers rally along with the newly-floated UNPA.
- Bjp-Jd(s) Mps To Call On Pm (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Oct 31, 2007)
Mounting pressure on Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur, who is yet to invite the BJP-JD(S) combine to form Government even four days after staking claim, coalition MPs on Tuesday decided to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday.
- Grim Reminder (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 31, 2007)
It must be a cynical creed that sanctions cold-blooded murder of innocent people. But that precisely has been the record of the “Maoist” rebellion in India.
- Coping With A Rapidly Urbanising World (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Oct 31, 2007)
When the United Nations Population Fund published its “State of the World Population” report earlier this year, it pointed out that the world would reach “an invisible but momentous milestone” in 2008 when, for the first time in history . . . .
- Deal Delayed But Not End Of The Road: Pm (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh believes the last word has not been said on the Indo-US nuclear deal.
- Delay Yes, But Not End Of The Road For N-Deal: Pm (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Trying to downplay the consequences of a delay on operationalising the India-US civil nuclear deal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sounded cautiously optimistic on Tuesday evening when he said he did not think the deal had reached the ‘end of the road’.
- Pm Integrity Unquestioned, No Reason Govt Should Not Last Full Term: Karat (Telegraph, Manini Chatterjee, Oct 31, 2007)
In his first public overture to Manmohan Singh since the bitter stand-off began in early August over the Indo-US nuclear deal, CPM general secretary Prakash Karat today underlined the Left’s “respect” for the Prime Minister and appreciated. . .
- 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.
- Upa Committed To Next Step: Pm (Asian Age, Ramesh Ramachandran, Oct 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday made it abundantly clear that his government wants to take the proposed India-United States civil nuclear cooperation agreement to its logical conclusion.
- Nation Needs His Iron Will (Pioneer, Jagmohan , Oct 31, 2007)
We, as a nation, do not realise that great questions of the day are not settled by speeches and slogans but by sound and solid action.
- State Power Vs Street Power (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
IN modern times, people’s power emerged most radically and effectively after the French Revolution in 1789 when a Parisian crowd demolished the Bastille in defiance of state oppression and ultimately ended the rule of the Bourbon dynasty by executing the
- Rbi Raises Cash Reserve Ratio In Liquidity Mop-Up (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Policy addresses ‘only part of liquidity overhang’; capital inflows still a challenge
- Capital Inflow Worries Rbi (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Reserve Bank of India said that the key future challenge for the monetary policy is "liquidity management" and the "rapid escalation in asset prices, particularly equity and real estate."
- A Ready Sponge (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 31, 2007)
The Reserve Bank of India’s mid-term review of the economy and monetary policy for the first half of 2007-08 reassures the nation that the economy is steaming ahead and that, barring a few glitches — such as rising domestic food prices . . . . .
- Mid-Term Review Of Monetary Policy 2007-08: Exceptional Response (Business Line, S. Venkitaramanan , Oct 31, 2007)
After the Reserve Bank of India Governor, Dr Y.V. Reddy, made his third quarter monetary policy announcement, a commentator on a TV channel remarked that 10 years ago, the then Governor, Dr Bimal Jalan, had declared that credit policy statements . . . .
- The Lull Before The Storm? (Business Line, A. Seshan, Oct 31, 2007)
The banking system may have no difficulty in absorbing the rise in CRR as it has excess reserves.
- Let The Rupee Go (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Oct 31, 2007)
Market capitalisation is not the best indicator. Nor may Reliance Petroleum equity have been counted properly.
- Gowda Demands His Pound Of Flesh (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
According to sources close to Gowda, he has asked Yeddyurappa to ensure that the case filed against his son, former CM H D Kumaraswamy, by BJP's B Sriramulu in Bellary, is dropped immediately.
- Rbi Throws Cold Water On Bankers' Crr Hopes (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Tuesday, raised banks' reserve requirements to absorb inflation-fuelling excess cash stemming from capital inflows.
- Around Midnight (OutLook, Mushirul Hasan, Oct 31, 2007)
Phillips Talbot, president emeritus of the Asia Society in the United States, is the latest author to add his voice to the complex debates on India’s Partition.
- Liquidity Concerns Dominate Review (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Oct 31, 2007)
The RBI’s mid-term review of its annual policy statement for 2007-08 reflects the bank’s overwhelming pre-occupation with liquidity, more precisely with excess liquidity.
- Banks Have To Rejig Rates (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Oct 31, 2007)
The most significant announcement by the RBI Governor, Dr Y. V. Reddy, is the hiking of CRR by 50 basis points.
- 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 . . . .
- Bjp, Jd (S) Wait For Guv's Invitation (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
With the Karnataka governor dragging his feet on the BJP-JD(S) alliance’s demand to swear in Mr B S Yediyurappa as the next chief minister, the saffron outfit has decided to wait till Wednesday before taking the matter ``to the people.’’
- Pm: India Has Never Reneged On A Deal (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 30, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in yet another hint that the government is determined to move ahead on the civil nuclear energy agreement with the United States, told the delegates of the Global Fortune Forum here on Monday that India . . . .
- Bjp Still ‘Totally Opposed’ To N-Deal (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 30, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in yet another hint that the government is determined to move ahead on the civil nuclear energy agreement with the United States, told the delegates of the Global Fortune Forum here on Monday that India "has never . . . .
- Bjp Asks For Early Decision On Karnataka (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Oct 30, 2007)
Former BJP president M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked Karnataka governor Rameshwar Thakur to take an early decision on extending the invite to BJP-JD(S) Legislature Party leader B.S. Yediyurappa to form the government.
- Half A Century Of Space Exploration (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Oct 30, 2007)
In terms of human lifespan, the space age that began with the launch of Sputnik-1, the world’s first artificial satellite, would count as comfortably middle-aged.
- Herd Of Mlas (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 30, 2007)
POLITICAL leaders have feet of clay. This has been borne out, once again, by former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy spiriting away Janata Dal (Secular) MLAs to a resort in the outskirts of Bangalore.
- Bjp, Jd (S) Parade 129 Mlas Before Governor (Tribune, Jangveer Singh, Oct 30, 2007)
The BJP-Janata Dal (Secular) combine today paraded 129 legislators before Governor Rameshwar Thakur in a show of strength in Raj Bhawan here to give a clear signal that it alone had the numbers to form a government in Karnataka even as . . . .
- Story Of A City (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Chennai Perunagarathin Kathai, 1600-1947: K.R.A.Narasiah; Palaniappa Brothers, Konar Mansion, 25, Peters Road, Chennai-600014. Rs. 275.
- No Threat To Upa Govt: Karat (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
CPM general secretary Prakash Karat today said there was no threat to the UPA government following differences with the Left over the Indo-US nuclear deal.
- Bjp, Congress Trade Charges (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Oct 30, 2007)
The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party here on Monday accused each other of “horse-trading” in Karnataka in a bid to form a government after the resignation of the former Chief Minister, H.D. Kumaraswamy, and imposition of President’s rule.
- Us Courts Indian Politicians For Nuke Deal (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Oct 30, 2007)
The US is trying to convince various Indian politicians to salvage the Indo-US nuclear deal after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed to generate political consensus for it.
- Munde Briefs Bjp On Infighting In Rajasthan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party leadership was briefed here on Monday by the party’s political affairs in-charge of Rajasthan Gopinath Munde on the intense infighting in the State party that has begun to threaten the stability of the Vasundhara Raje . . . .
- Bjp, Jds Parade Mlas Before Governor (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The BJP-JDS combine in Karnataka paraded 129 MLAs before Governor Rameshwar Thakur in support of its claim to form a Government in the state, but he is not in a hurry to act.
- Raise And Fall Of The Index: Some Blunders (Deccan Herald, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 30, 2007)
The RBI governor has hit India's first industrial boom in 13 years on the head with a club, wtrites Prem Shankar Jha.
- Klm Mulls Mro Facility In India (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the Netherlands based international airlines operating in India, is considering setting up a maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in India.
- 123 Agreement In Present Form Not Acceptable, Rajnath Tells Mulford (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Oct 30, 2007)
It would not be possible for the Bharatiya Janata Party to accept the 123 agreement on the India-United States nuclear deal in its present form.
- 'No Scope For Governor To Play Game' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
With the BJP accusing Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur of delaying the formation of the Government and the Congress demanding dissolution of the Assembly, legal experts have opined the Governor has no option but to invite the JD(S)-BJP . . . .
- Heavy Downpour Kills 11 In Andhra (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The torrential downpour and the resultant floods under the impact of the depression in the Bay of Bengal have claimed 11 lives in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.
- Let N-Deal Go Through, Kissinger Urges Bjp (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Oct 30, 2007)
As the US continued its efforts to garner BJP support for the much-opposed civilian nuclear agreement, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and US Ambassador to India David C Mulford met Leader of the Opposition LK Advani and BJP president . . .
- Higher Education: The Quality Issue (Business Line, Bhanoji Rao, Oct 30, 2007)
When an individual falls sick, only he and his family are affected. When institutions are affected, the ramifications are much more.
- Rbi To Choose Between Growth And Liquidity Control: Experts (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Rising inflow of funds into the surging capital markets and the resultant rupee appreciation and inflationary pressures have put RBI into a difficult position of choosing between economic growth or managing liquidity, experts said.
- Betrayal At Home (Pioneer, Sandhya Jain, Oct 30, 2007)
Of all living faiths and traditions in the world, probably only Hindus keep the god of love in their divine pantheon. Kamdev and his wife, Rati, retain a powerful grip on the Hindu imagination on account of their painful association with . . . .
- 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?
- A Bridge To The Past (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 30, 2007)
There is more than that meets the eye with regard to the Dasara festivities held with traditional éclat in Mysore City.
- In Parliament, Bjp To Oppose N-Deal (New Indian Express, ANITA SALUJA, Oct 30, 2007)
Former BJP President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday made it clear that the party would oppose the Indo-US nuclear deal in the present form.
- Sensex At 20k, But Most Stocks Miss The Bus (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
BL Research Bureau Congratulating yourself for entering the markets when the Sensex was hovering at 10,000? As the Sensex soars to an intoxicating high of 20,000, here is a sobering thought.
- Guv Goes Slow On Bjp Claim (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
A day after the BJP-Janata Dal(S) combine staked claim to form the Government in Karnataka, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha called on Governor Rameshwar Thakur on Sunday and urged him to invite BJP leader BS Yediyurappa to form the next Government.
- Ground To A Halt (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Oct 29, 2007)
Five decades after Bimal Roy in Do Bigha Zamin portrayed the plight of a farmer, who was forced to sell his land, there hasn’t been much progress in identifying illegal land holdings and ensuring its distribution among the landless rural poor.
- Globalisation:new Challenges (Deccan Herald, MARIO SOARES, Oct 29, 2007)
Recent developments show, the world is now on the way to a multi-polar arrangement.
- Blast In Pesticide Unit In Medak District (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
A blast in the Gummadidala-based Siris crop sciences pesticide manufacturing unit ripped apart a four-storeyed shed on Sunday. However, no one was hurt in the blast.
- Maoists Strike Again, In Jharkhand (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 29, 2007)
The conditions at a cultural programme organised in Chilkhadia village in Jharkhand on Friday night seemed ideal for the Maoists to strike.
- Unravelling The Rudy Giuliani Myth (Hindu, KESAVA MENON, Oct 29, 2007)
A new book on the former New York Mayor and Republican presidential hopeful argues that in choosing a leader, people must look beyond the valorous images he may invoke to see whether the man has real substance.
- 'Police Should Act As Protectors Of The Victims Of Trafficking' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
South Asia is a high-volume source, transit and destination region for trafficked persons, according to Gary Lewis, India Representative of the United Nations Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC).
- For First Time, Pak Accepts Indian Dossier On Terror In J&k (Indian Express, Pranab Dhal Samanta, Oct 29, 2007)
The Indo-Pak anti terror meeting last week may not have led to any major breakthrough, but for the first time Pakistan has accepted a dossier on terror in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Goodbye, Nathan (New Indian Express, Mini Kapoor, Oct 29, 2007)
It is not so clear how we should read this new book by Philip Roth, the best novelist writing in English today and by every indication a novelist inhabiting an extended period of extraordinary brilliance.
- 15 Killed In Rain-Hit Tamil Nadu (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Fifteen people, including four children, were killed in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu as heavy downpour triggered by north-east monsoon swept the state inundating several low-lying areas and destroying crop.
- Paulson Urges India To Resolve Differences Over N-Deal (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
US treasury secretary Henry Paulson on Sunday urged India to proceed with the civilian nuclear deal as soon as possible, but acknowledged that domestic political controversy over the deal must be resolved first.
- Ongc Lines Up Rs 7,750 Cr To Revamp Onshore Assets (Business Line, Pratim Ranjan Bose, Oct 29, 2007)
ONGC has lined up Rs 7,750-crore investment to revamp the age-old installations and pipelines of its onshore assets, which produce over 8 million tonnes of oil and oil equivalent a year.
- India’S Poorest March On Capital For Land Rights (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
THOUSANDS of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- India’S Poor March For Land Rights (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Thousands of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- Nine Killed In Fresh Nandigram Violence (Tribune, Subhrangshu Gupta, Oct 29, 2007)
Three gunshots were fired at Mamata Banerjee’s vehicle while she was proceeding to Nandigram village around 3 pm today.
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