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- 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 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.
- Drawing The Line Of Distrust (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
For observers and students of international politics, the final quarter of the 20th century was truly overwhelming.
- Memories Of Horror (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 29, 2007)
The collector of Ahmedabad has ordered the blackout of TV channels beaming the sting operation of the post-Godhra pogrom.
- ‘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?
- Indian-Americans To Persuade Bjp, Left To Accept Deal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Concerned over the opposition of civilian nuclear deal in India, a group of Indian-American community leaders are planning to travel to New Delhi to convince the BJP and the Left parties to accept the deal as it was in the best interests of the . . . .
- Parties Blast Modi, Seek His Ouster (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Bolstered by the Tehelka sting operation on the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday urged Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to get Chief Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leader L.K. Advani arrested for their. . .
- David Mulford Meets Advani (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
U.S. Ambassador to India David Mulford met Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani at his residence here on Wednesday evening.
- Congress Defends Pm On Deal (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Congress on Wednesday came out in defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the BJPâ€™s campaign that he is a "weak Prime Minister". It attacked BJP stalwarts Atal Behari Vajpayee and L.K. Advani and described Dr Singh as . . . .
- Cong Defends Pm, Blasts Bjp (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Acting on the directions of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, the party came out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today while lashing out at the BJP for mounting a personal attack against him.
- Congress ‘Not Alarmed’ At Left-Unpa Meetings (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Congress is neither alarmed nor surprised at the meetings between the leaders of the Left parties and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) on the nuclear deal with the United States.
- Cong Condemns Bjp's 'Vitriolic Attack' On Pm (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A day after the BJP attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and questioned how a sad and weak man could lead the country, the Congress lashed out at the Opposition and said that BJP's leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani were . . .
- Janata Dal(s) President H.D. Deve Gowda On The Karnataka Crisis (Frontline, PARVATHI MENON, Oct 24, 2007)
A CENTRAL figure in the ongoing political change in Karnataka is former Prime Minister and national president of the Janata Dal (Secular) H.D. Deve Gowda, the hardy perennial of regional politics in India.
- A Note Of Caution (Hindu, VENKATESH ATHREYA, Oct 23, 2007)
LeftWord Books has done a signal service in bringing out, as the ninth in their Signpost series of publications on ‘Issues that matter’, a selection of essays by Prakash Karat on the theme of U.S.-India strategic relationship, written over the . . .
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 23, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party has crossed the limits of civilised discourse. No one denies that Dr Manmohan Singh’s position as a titular Prime Minister has now declined to that of a weakling in the wake of a virtual capitulation to the Left on the . . . .
- Coalition Constraints (Tribune, S. Nihal Singh, Oct 23, 2007)
Whatever the ultimate fate of the Indo-US nu-clear deal, the contentious debate between the Congress-led coalition and the Left parties that support it has had two consequences.
- False Eloquence Does Pm In (Pioneer, Swapan Dasgupta, Oct 22, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has offered himself for direct election only once: In 1999, when he was the Congress candidate for South Delhi.
- Special Article (Statesman, Sam Rajappa, Oct 18, 2007)
It might have been the 150-year dream of the people of Tamil Nadu to take up the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project to cut short the distance navigated by ships sailing from the west coast of the country for ports on the eastern . . . . . .
- Upa Has Touched Its Lowest Depth, Says Advani (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
The BJP on Tuesday fired yet another salvo at the UPA Government on the India-US nuclear deal, saying the difficulties faced by it in operationalising the agreement reflected the very nature of the "opportunistic alliance".
- I Have Nothing Against Ram: Karuna (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
Seeking to take the wind of criticism for his anti-Ram Remarks, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Tuesday said he had nothing against Ram as a human prince and said even late Rajaji, who had authored a book on Ram, had stated that Ram was a human. . .
- Bjp Fires Another Salvo At Upa Govt (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party today lashed out at the UPA government on the Indo-US nuclear deal, saying the difficulties faced by it in operationalising the agreement reflected the very nature of the opportunistic alliance.
- 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.
- Upa Shrewd On Suu Kyi (Pioneer, Sandhya Jain, Oct 16, 2007)
After hectic advocacy by Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Burma Campaign, UK, British MPs John Bercow and Baroness Caroline Cox met a Chin group on the India-Myanmar border last month, while Prime Minister Gordon Brown urged an emergenc. . .
- China's Hand (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 16, 2007)
At a recent conference of State police chiefs, the China connection to India's North-Eastern insurgency was brought out loud and clear.
- Bjp’S Glass House (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 15, 2007)
L K Advani's critique of the Congress would have had more substance had his own party not been equally vulnerable to similar charges.
- South Block's Lowest Hour (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 13, 2007)
Some FAQs on Burma that the foreign policy establishment would duck in the 'national interest'
- Pm To Visit Nigeria, South Africa (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves here on Sunday on a two-nation five-day visit during which bilateral relations with Nigeria and trilateral ties between India, Brazil and South Africa are expected to get a boost.
- Kashmir Ceasefire: Remembering Failure (Hindu, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Oct 13, 2007)
Former Hizb commander ponders lessons of collapsed 2000-2001 peace effort
Sees no point in harbouring resentments against the dead
“It’s never too late to talk peace. We all have no choice”
- Pm Manmohan Singh To Visit Nigeria, South Africa (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves on Sunday on a two-nation five-day visit during which bilateral relations with Nigeria and trilateral ties between India, Brazil and South Africa are expected to get a boost.
- Liberals At War In India (Dawn, Kuldip Nayar, Oct 12, 2007)
THE political scene in India is hotting up. The general election is still one-and-a-half years away.
- Special Article (Statesman, Salman Haidar , Oct 11, 2007)
Agreement An Important Stage In A Difficult Negotiation
- No Time For Yesterday (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 10, 2007)
For the past several weeks, the commissars of the Left have strutted and fretted on the public stage, hectoring the government in the most intemperate language. They want it to back away from the civilian nuclear agreement with the US.
- It’S Now Or Never (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
October 5 has come and gone. D-day is now October 9. So the war of nerves drags on. In principle the government remains committed to carrying the Indo-US nuclear deal through. In practice it has been giving ground, inch by surreptitious inch, to the Left.
- Wild Card Karnataka (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 09, 2007)
The JD(S)-BJP alliance in Karnataka is over. Discord was the leitmotif of this alliance.
- Bjp Slams Sonia On Nuclear Deal (New Indian Express, ANITA SALUJA, Oct 09, 2007)
The BJP on Monday slammed Congress President Sonia Gandhi for her statement, calling detractors of the Indo-US nuclear deal and the Sethusamudram Project as enemies of development and peace.
- Autumn In Washington (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Oct 08, 2007)
With the approach of winter, one of the most enthralling experiences of being in Washington DC in September is the staggering beauty of the golden-red leaves shining in the morning sun before, to quote American crooner Nat King Cole . . . .
- Counterpoint: Soft Power Vs Hard Facts (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
I went to New York last week for an event designed to make Americans think better of India (see today’s Brunch). But even as India@60 took over Manhattan, I was less interested in the American view of India than in our view of the United States.
- Three Points On Basu Table (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
Pranab Mukherjee this morning carried to Jyoti Basu’s house a three-point formula to break the nuclear deadlock, sources said.
- Infants Do Not Suit Adults (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Oct 08, 2007)
Last night I was shaking like a lily. Shaking, i.e., not like the worldâ€™s greatest fast bowler, but like the wallflower Iâ€™ve always been under pressure.
- Mockery Of An Election (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 06, 2007)
Musharraf is about to clear the last hurdle to complete legitimacy - a 'proper' election. But in the perception of the ordinary Pakistani, he would remain as tarnished as before
- Family First, Nation Later (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Oct 05, 2007)
More by coincidence than design, the Congress, by making Mr Rahul Gandhi the general secretary of the party, has tried to capitalise on the increasingly recognised global success of India's youth power. But no one with a sense of history has . . . .
- Rs 52-Lakh Shortage Costs Kashmir 118 Years (Tribune, Tejinder Singh Sodhi, Oct 05, 2007)
It was because of the deficiency of Rs 52 lakh in the state treasury that the people of the Kashmir valley had to wait for more than 118 years for railway connectivity with rest of the country.
- Autumn Leaves In Washington (Business Line, G. Parthasarathy, Oct 05, 2007)
With India moving into election mode, the focus is naturally on coalition compulsions and deflecting attention from the messy handling of the Ram Sethu issue.
- Us Foreign Policy Worries (Tribune, G. Parthasarathy, Oct 04, 2007)
With winter approaching fast, one of the most enthralling experiences of being in Washington DC in September is the staggering beauty of the golden-red leaves shining in the morning sun, before, to quote American crooner Nat King Cole . . . .. .
- Autumn In Washington (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Oct 04, 2007)
With the approach of winter, one of the most enthralling experiences of being in Washington DC in September is the staggering beauty of the golden-red leaves shining in the morning sun before, to quote American crooner Nat King Cole, "the autumn . . . .
- Bjp Plans Farmers Rally In December (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party has plans to organise an all-India farmers’ rally here on December 25 to coincide with the birthday of the former Prime Minister, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
- Karnataka: Bjp Top Meet To Take Stock Today (Rediff on the Net, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party has convened a meeting of its central parliament board in New Delhi on Thursday afternoon to take stock of the ongoing power tussle in Karnataka. The meeting will be held at the party headquarters.
- 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.
- ‘I Am The President. Vajpayee, Advani Are Leaders Of The Party. They Are Above Me’ (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Oct 01, 2007)
BJP President Rajnath Singh is doing a tightrope walk, trying to consolidate his authority even as the party is pulled in different directions by factionalism.
- Rivetting Political Drama: Theatre Of The Absurd (Deccan Herald, Ramakrishna Upadhya, Sep 29, 2007)
The BJP will have to swallow a lot of pride if it were to accept Gowda's terms and conditions.
- Bloodhound (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Sep 28, 2007)
The ability to shape and influence the mass media has come to be regarded as a key aspect of modern political management. In the days of innocence, the job of handling the media used to be left to good-natured flunkeys who also doubled up as . . . .
- High Drama Over Transfer Of Power (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
The father-son duo of former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is known to talk in different voices while striving to achieve the same political objectives.
- 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.
- Destructive Path (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Sep 27, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party went to Bhopal with a spring in its step, its manner that of a combatant assured of victory. But as it often happens with the principal opposition party, it found itself battling its own existential problems.
- Crown Doesn’T Pinch (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Sep 27, 2007)
There is talk of anti-incumbency in the air in Gujarat. Caste and community groups like the Patidars, Kolis, Tribals, OBCs, Brahmins, Muslims, Dalits as well as Sangh Parivar outfits like the VHP, RSS, and BKS are seen declaring their resentment . . . .
- Culture Policing In Schools (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Sep 27, 2007)
The nationwide Adolescence Education Programme (AEP), conceived by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development and the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), is under review following protests from some State governments.
- Political Economy Of Reforms In India (The Economic Times, Arvind Panagariya , Sep 27, 2007)
When reforms slow down, two explanations are commonly given: lack of consensus and vested interests. While these are powerful and plausible explanations, they also raise a curious puzzle: why do we observe periods of mega reform . . . . .
- Bjp Seeks Divine Help In Karnataka (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
With barely a week to go for the power transfer from the Janata Dal-Secular to the BJP, the Right-wing leader and Karnataka's deputy chief minister, Mr B Yediyurappa, is seeking divine help.
- Myth Vs Science (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Sep 26, 2007)
SCIENCE and rationality have taken a beating in the unfolding of the recent events surrounding the controversial mega marine project called the Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) of the Government of India.
- Communal Forces Conspiring To Create Trouble: Karunanidhi (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday said that communal forces were conspiring to create law and order problems in the State to stop the Sethusamudram project.
- A Bridge Too Far (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Sep 26, 2007)
THE Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) has seen several twists and turns in its 147-year history, but the latest twist has a touch of irony as well.
- Former Bjp Chief Jana Dead (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Former BJP president Jana Krishnamurthy died here today after a prolonged illness. He was 79 and is survived by his wife, two sons and three daughters.
- For National Interest's Sake (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
For all of the last month or so, people have been stopping journalists in the streets and asking the same questions: will there be an election? And when exactly will this mid-term poll be called?
- Ramlila At Red Fort (Pioneer, Jagmohan , Sep 26, 2007)
After cleaning up the environs and banning public functions near this ancient monument, it was restored to its past glory.
- The Absent Leader The Present Letter (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
When American troops left the Philippines during World War Two, their commander General Douglas MacArthur categorically stated that “I shall return”, which he did after the tide turned against the Japanese.
- Bjp In Combat Mode (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Sep 25, 2007)
Contrary to the commentariat's assessment of last weekend's National Executive meeting of the BJP, it was a useful stock-taking exercise for the party's top leadership.
- Bjp Silent On Prime Ministerial Candidate (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 24, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) remains silent on who its prime ministerial candidate would be although it was clear, at the end of its three-day conclave here, that it is getting ready to wage the political and electoral battle.
- Singhvi Rejects Charges On Deal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
“No danger of Hyde Act impacting deal”
“Issue debated in Parliament many times”
- We Do Things Differently (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
For M Karunanidhi, DMK chief and Tamil Nadu chief minister, Lord Ram is not a historical persona but a figment of human imagination.
- High On Sethu, Bjp Says It’S Poll-Ready (Indian Express, Milind Ghatwai, Sep 24, 2007)
Aiming to exploit the hostility among UPA constituents and secure in the belief that it has found an emotive issue in Ram Sethu, the BJP on Sunday announced that it was in poll mood while outlining programmes for the next few months to galvanise . . . .
- Ineffective Opposition (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
The just concluded three-day meet of the BJPâ€™s national executive in Bhopal was meant to chalk out strategies for the mid-term elections which appear to be round the corner.
- Advani: Atal Will Come Back (Asian Age, Sudhir K. Singh, Sep 24, 2007)
If a stray quote (Apnon ke vighnon ne ghera) from an old self-written poem in a seemingly innocuous message sent by former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee to members of the national executive explaining his absence sparked off a raging debate on . . . .
- Another Round Of Talks Begins (Hindu, PALLAVI AIYAR, Sep 24, 2007)
India and China have their work cut out in ensuring that the negotiations on the boundary dispute make progress.
- Calculators Are Out But Topplers Have Got Their Timing Hopelessly Wrong (Indian Express, Tavleen Singh, Sep 24, 2007)
Since the Bharatiya Janata Party’s political record in opposition in the past three years has been more inclined to the occult than ordinary politics, I am going to use metaphysical language to proffer this piece of gratuitous advice.
- Party Without A Pm Candidate (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
The three-day national conclave of the BJP concluded here today but the party failed to reach a consensus on the Prime Ministerial candidate.
- Sibal’S 123 (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Sep 24, 2007)
Union minister for science and technology, Kapil Sibal, is the new man on the block. He has emerged as the governmentâ€™s legal expert on the civilian nuclear energy deal, although his arguments are not going to win him many clients.
- Mischief Murmurs Over Atal Letter (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
L.K. Advani today politely said he hoped Atal Bihari Vajpayee would recover soon and continue to lead the BJP, but speculation continued on the former Prime Minister’s unsigned letter with some people questioning its authenticity.
- Upa Government Should Seek Trust Vote Or Quit: Rajnath (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 22, 2007)
Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh demanded here on Friday that the United Progressive Alliance government immediately call a special session of Parliament to seek a confidence vote, or quit if it is unable to face the House.
- Succession: Vajpayee's Pause Is Party's As Well (Deccan Herald, Deepak Upreti, Sep 22, 2007)
It was, perhaps, for the first time that the party national executive was proceeding without Vajpayee's astute margdarshan (guidance) .
- Bjp Should Get Ready: Vajpayee (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 22, 2007)
Who will be the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate in the next Lok Sabha election?
- Bjp Wants Dmk Ministers Dismissed (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 22, 2007)
With the sound byte between Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and Bharatiya Janata Party leaders on the Ramar Sethu issue reaching new heights, the BJP has demanded the dismissal of all DMK Ministers in the Manmohan Singh government if . . . .
- Ram Sethu To Dominate Bjp Conclave (New Indian Express, ANITA SALUJA, Sep 20, 2007)
The BJP national executive in Bhopal from September 21-23 will be dominated by the Ram Sethu issue.
- Bjp Focus On Upa’S ‘Divisive Politics’ (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 20, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s three-day national executive committee starting on Friday in Bhopal is expected to focus on what the BJP calls “divisive politics” of the United Progressive Alliance.
- Advani Should Become The Prime Minister: Shatru (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 20, 2007)
Cine star-turned-parliamentarian Shatrughan Sinha has, of late, undergone a change of heart. From the hurly-burly of politics, the BJP Rajya Sabha MP, nowadays, is engrossed in doing things, more charitable.
- Confused Contradictions (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 19, 2007)
It’s almost as if it wasn’t in the same city that the two events took place.
- Bjp’S Pm, Rss Choice (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 19, 2007)
Politically, the Hindutva lobby is disoriented. That reality ought to be acknowledged by the RSS and the likes of Yashwant Sinha as they attempt to drive a wedge between Vajpayee and Advani.
- Jamaican Revival (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Sep 19, 2007)
It is difficult to believe that since Indira Gandhi’s journey to Jamaica in 1975, no Indian cabinet minister has made a bilateral visit to the largest country in the Caribbean, a region whose ancestral, cultural and traditional bonds with India . . . .
- A Bridge Too Far (Telegraph, MAHESH RANGARAJAN, Sep 18, 2007)
A week is a long time in politics. Nowhere is this as true as in India today. Till a few days ago, the rift between the Congress and the Left over the character and nature of the ties between India and the United States of America was at centre stage.
- Father, Son Aim To Outsmart Bjp (Tribune, Jangveer Singh, Sep 18, 2007)
Politics is not about intentions alone. You can have the best of intentions but still be “unable” to do as you wish. This has been ‘discovered’ by Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy recently.
- Pak Protests Tourists’ Trek To Siachen (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Pakistan on Monday summoned a senior diplomat of the Indian High Commission to the foreign office and lodged a protest against Indian plans to open the disputed Siachen Glacier to tourists.
- Setu Issue Messed Up, Feels Cong (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
There is a growing feeling in the Congress that the party and the government have mishandled the Ram Setu issue.
- Asi Begins Affidavit Probe (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Sep 17, 2007)
The departmental inquiry headed by Union culture secretary Badal K. Das has now got under way, which will fix responsibility for the serious lapse that resulted in tempers running high over the controversial affidavit filed by the . . .
- Upa’S Fatal Flaws (Asian Age, Suhel Seth, Sep 17, 2007)
In management a fatal flaw is defined as one that is acted upon after the first one has been committed. In simple terms, you could also call it the Sehwag treatment, which means you can keep messing up and eventually they will act.
- New Policy Is Foreign (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Sep 17, 2007)
I have full faith in the integrity of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. His views on the Indo-US nuclear deal reflect what he believes.
- The Magic Of The Mix (Telegraph, S.L. Rao, Sep 17, 2007)
It is clear from the words of Prakash Karat, A.B. Bardhan and their colleagues who run the coalition of Left parties that they are expecting an early election.
- Mobbed (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Sep 17, 2007)
The images out of Bihar of late are not pretty, and the tale they tell, even less so. Nitish Kumar’s Bihar seems to be the grip of a surge of barbarism, with mobs dispensing rough justice at will to petty thieves and offenders.
- Who Gave Vaish ‘Political’ Nod? (Asian Age, Harish Gupta, Sep 17, 2007)
Ms Anshu Vaish, director general of the Archaeological Survey of India, is believed to have told the cabinet secretariat that she got "political instruction" saying that there was no need to remove the controversial statements from the . . . . .
- Do We Know Who Are Our Foes? (Pioneer, Claude Arpi, Sep 14, 2007)
Books about strategic studies published in India are often boring. One reason is that most of them turn out to be an apology for Jawaharlal Nehru's foreign policy:
- Bridge With People (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 14, 2007)
VEHICULAR traffic in some parts of the country was disrupted on Wednesday when the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and other affiliates of the Sangh Parivar protested against the Sethusamudram project on the southern coast.
- Dont Consort With Bjp, Upa Tells Cm (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Sep 13, 2007)
After his father H D Deve Gowda, it is the turn of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leaders to advise Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy not to continue association with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) any longer.
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