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- Stock Market: Disconnected From National Savings (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
The Sensex story blinds the nation; distracts it from more serious economic issues.
- Left With An Alternative (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Nov 05, 2007)
The Indian Left is much larger than its most visible face, the Communist Party of India (Marxist). It is split three ways, each currently pointing in three directions.
- Rahul Gandhi Fails To Get Engineer Suspended (Times of India, SUBODH GHILDIYAL, Nov 05, 2007)
Rahul Gandhi may be destined to sack Central ministers and chief ministers. But at present, he is struggling to get an ordinary superintending engineer suspended for poor performance.
- Other Voices - Indian Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The danger gong has been sounded once again, this time by the UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook report… The human species is living beyond its means on a planet with limited resources.
- Bsp To Contest All Seats In Gujarat (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Bahujan Samaj Party will contest all 182 Assembly seats in Gujarat to offer a “third alternative” in the State.
- “Congress Has Not Forgiven Rajiv Gandhi’S Killers” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Congress has neither forgotten the gruesome murder of its leader Rajiv Gandhi nor forgiven the perpetrators of the crime, G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation, said on Sunday.
- 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.
- 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 . . . . . .
- New Life For Doha Round (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 03, 2007)
Given the track record of the six year old Doha development round of trade talks, it seems premature to visualise progress let alone a breakthrough in the talks that have been going on in Geneva among diplomats and trade negotiators of the . . . .
- Up Govt Moves Sc To Prosecute Mulayam In Land Scam Case (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday sought permission of the Supreme Court to initiate criminal prosecution against Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, party general secretary Amar Singh and others in illegal allotment of plots . . . . . .
- Criminal Deed (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 03, 2007)
An outrageous incident of inhuman behaviour that would shame any civilised person has been reported from Kanpur where two women in urgent need of medical attention were thrown out of a Government hospital.
- 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.
- Bihar’S Bahubali (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 03, 2007)
IT is said with a tinge of resignation that many areas of Bihar may not have a government, but there are parallel governments galore run by criminals-turned-politicians.
- Jd(u) Chief Condemns Anant Singh's 'Misdeeds' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
"I strongly condemn the misdeeds of Anant Singh. Strong action should be taken against him," JD(U) president Sharad Yadav told reporters on Thursday in Delhi.
- Maya Versus Mafia (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
In introducing a Bill to check organised crime in her state -- when passed, it will be called the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA) -- Chief Minister Mayawati has taken a step towards fulfilling a key election promise.
- Pm Dons Left Avatar (Pioneer, Anuradha Dutt, Nov 02, 2007)
Prime Minister's abiding image is that of a leader with no strength or fixed ideology - jettisoning economic reforms one day and embracing land reforms another
- The Second Election (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 02, 2007)
Ever since the Congress lost power to the Janata Party in the 1977 assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh has come to have a stable two-party system.
- A Thought For Gowda (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Nov 02, 2007)
The Janata Dal (Secular) has proved to be a promiscuous political partner in Karnataka. It has remained the common factor in both governments formed in the state in the last 40 months and could well be part of the third. It has been swinging . . . .
- Jd(u) Mla Held For Assault On Scribes, Bihar Bandh On Friday (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A ruling JD(U) MLA with criminal antecedents and his four associates were on Thursday arrested for assaulting three TV journalists who questioned him at his home in a rape and murder case in which the legislator and his men were allegedly involved.
- Mayawati Aims For Delhi (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
The metamorphosis of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), hitherto dubbed as the ‘anti- upper caste’ party, is complete.
- Jd(u) Mla Held For Assaulting Scribes (Tribune, Ambarish Dutta, Nov 02, 2007)
Popularly known as “Chote sarkar” in his fiefdom, the ruling JD(U) MLA from Mokama Anant Singh was among five arrested by the police today for assaulting three television journalists at his Mall road residence in Patna.
- Jd(u) Mla Assaults Journalists (Pioneer, Amarnath Tewary, Nov 02, 2007)
The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government on Thursday suffered a major embarrassment when a bahubali Janata Dal (U) legislator brutally assaulted some TV journalists at his official bungalow.
- Beyond Lip Service (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Nov 02, 2007)
Based on the recommendations of the Justice Rajinder Sachar Committee on improving the socio-economic conditions of minorities in India, the UPA government has decided to establish an Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC).
- Director General Of Police Visits Mudukulathur (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Director General of Police, P. Rajendran on Thursday visited Mudukulathur to take stock of the security situation in the district.
- 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.
- Uma Targets ‘Moditva’ (Asian Age, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 02, 2007)
The election fever intensified in Gujarat on Thursday with the arrival of fiery sanyasin and expelled BJP leader Uma Bharti, who is planning to take chief minister Narendra Modi head on in her campaign. Bahujan Samaj Party chieftain Mayawati is . . . . .
- 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.
- ‘Proposed Law Aimed At Intimidating Sp’ (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Former CM and Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday expressed his doubt over UP CM Mayawati’s intention behind introducing the proposed Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA) and challenged her to use the . . . .
- 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.
- 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 . . . .
- Different Walk (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 31, 2007)
To be quiet is not to be ineffectual. Not if close to 25,000 people remain quiet and determined.
- Nitish-Lalu For Rainbow Combination In Bihar (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
It seems to be the beginning of a new phase of social churning in Bihar with UP Chief Minister Mayawati as its idol.
- Planning Process And The Marginalised (Hindu, D. Raja, Oct 31, 2007)
The welfare of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes is an explosive issue that needs the direct attention of the head of the elected government.
- 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 . . . .
- Arrest Modi, Lalu Will Tell Manmohan (Hindu, K. BALCHAND, Oct 30, 2007)
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday to demand the arrest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the Tehelka expose on the Gujarat riots.
- Ray Of Hope (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Mentally ill undertrial prisoners can now hope for some respite thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling.
- Asia’S Highest Polling Station No Problem But Lower Areas Are (Tribune, Kuldeep Chauhan, Oct 30, 2007)
Asia’s highest polling station at Hikkem village, located on a globular plateau virtually above clouds, has a communication link to the outside world, but 25 polling stations located at much lower altitudes in this snowbound district pose a . . .
- Pak Vows To Go Ahead With Iran Gas Pipeline F.P. Report (Frontier Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Pakistan said Monday that it would go ahead with the multi-billion Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project.
- The New Mughal (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
A legacy of political brashness isn’t the only thing UP CM Mayawati wants to bequeath. The grandoise plans, it seems, extend to her architectural vision.
- Spell Your Name Differently! (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The story goes that what Jayalalitha could not achieve, Jayalalithaa managed to accomplish in the summer of 2001 by regaining power in Tamil Nadu. That the mere addition of the letter a at the end of her name on the advice of a numerologist did the trick.
- Cong To Target Modi Detractors (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
The Congress has pulled out all the stops for Gujarat Assembly elections. The party is looking at poll alliances with UPA partners, trying to rope in BJP rebels, finalising its candidates earlier than usual and fielding party president . . . .
- It's Advantage Congress (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 29, 2007)
Coalition governance has been around for 20 years and while the last two Governments have mastered the art of survival, the issue of effective governance has been a serious casualty.
- Janadesh Rally Resolves To Fight For Land Rights (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Janadesh-2007, the march of nearly 25,000 landless tillers, labourers, Dalits and tribals, who have been deprived of their land rights, reached the Capital on Sunday with the resolve that they would not return unless the Government accepted their . . . .
- Maya Asks Cadres To Gear Up For Poll (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Predicting mid-term elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP supremo Mayawati today called upon the party cadre to gear up for poll to replicate the success of Uttar Pradesh’s social engineering formula at the Central level.
- Lalu Flexes His Muscles (Deccan Herald, Abhay Kumar, Oct 29, 2007)
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Sunday said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should be immediately booked under Section 302 of IPC (murder), as he had been unmasked through the Tehelka expose for his role in the Godhra riots.
- Mirroring A Democracy (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Give me the liberty to know, to utter and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.”
- Arrest Modi, Advani: Lalu (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Railway Minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad today demanded immediate arrest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and leader of the opposition L.K Advani by accusing them of planning mass murder during the 2002 post -Godhra riots.
- Cbi Set To File Fir Against Mulayam (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
In a move likely to intensify the political cold war between Congress and Samajwadi Party, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday sought Supreme Court's permission to file an FIR against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his kin in a . . . .
- Saudis Ok Sharif's Pakistan Return (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Saudi Arabian government has given its approval to former PM Nawaz Sharif to go back to Pakistan and modalities are being worked out for his return in November, a senior leader of his PML-N party said on Friday.
- Saudi Approves Sharif’S Return To Pak (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Saudi Arabian government has given its approval to former premier Nawaz Sharif to go back to Pakistan and modalities are being worked out for his return in November, a senior leader of his PML-N party said on Friday.
- Sharif Free To Go Home: Saudi Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Saudi Arabian government has given its approval to former premier Nawaz Sharif to go back to Pakistan and modalities are being worked out for his return in November, a senior leader of his PML-N party said ...
- Tehelka Is Cong Proxy: Bjp (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The BJP which has come under attack from major political parties with RJD leader Lalu Prasad even demanding the arrest of Modi, sought to link Tehelka with the Congress...
- India Plans Road All Along Nepal, Bhutan Border (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
After embarking on better road links to the Chinese border, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has turned its attention to Nepal with an ambitious plan for a road running right along the border to strengthen border surveillance.
- Action Sought Against Guilty (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
A day after the telecast of the Tehelka sting operation on the post-Godhra riots that exposed Gujarat government’s alleged role and complacency in the killings, the Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Communist Party of India and the . . . .
- Upa, Left Demand Modi’S Resignation (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Propelled by the Tehelka sting operation on the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, the Congress on Friday demanded the resignation of chief minister Narendra Modi while RJD supremo Lalu Prasad asked the prime minister to get Modi and BJP leader. . .
- Saudi Arabia Approves Sharif Return To Pakistan (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The Saudi Arabian government has given its approval to former premier Nawaz Sharif to go back to Pakistan and modalities are being worked out for his return in November, a senior leader of his PML(N) party said on Friday.
- Sting Data Is Proof To Indict Modi: Cpm (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
The CPI(M) has said that the Tehelka tapes should be taken as prime facie evidence and the Supreme Court and Centre should move expeditiously to see that all those guilty are brought to justice
- Govt Trying To Convince Sc On Obc Quota Merits (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Reiterating the need for OBC reservations in higher education, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Arjun Singh on Friday said that the government would make dedicated efforts to convince the Supreme Court.
- Stop Society Getting Divided: Bjp Urges Ec (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
Taking strong note of Tehelka's sting operation related to the Gujarat riots of 2002, the BJP on Friday requested the Election Commission to intervene and prevent the society from getting divided on communal lines.
- 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. . .
- Cong Mulls Govt Formation (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The formation of an alternative Congress-JD(S) rebels government appears to be under serious consideration with the rebel leader M P Prakash informing the Congress high command that he...
- Bihar Not Competent To Appeal Against Acquittal: Lalu Prasad (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad and his wife Rabri Devi have moved the Supreme Court challenging a Patna High Court order, which permitted the Bihar government to appeal against a trial court verdict acquitting them in a disproportionate assets case.
- Amarmani, The Bane Of Up Politics (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
He was once described as the ‘saviour’ of Uttar Pradesh by the Samajwadi Party chief, Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav.
- China, Russia Support Indian Stand Against Sanctions On Myanmar (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
India on Wednesday opposed imposing sanctions on Myanmar and called for encouraging all stakeholders to advance political reforms and national reconciliation, a move jointly supported by China and Russia.
- For Manmohan, N-Deal Was Not A Prestige Issue (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is "doing his job" without being distracted by reports that the logjam over the Indo-US nuclear deal has left him 'sad, depressed, dejected or lonely', sources in the PMO said on Wednesday.
- Ncp Calls For United Front To Defeat Modi (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday appealed to all secular parties to form a united front in Gujarat to defeat the BJP government headed by Narendra Modi.
- Sc Orders Release Of Mentally Challenged Undertrials (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Taking note of a large number of mentally retarded undertrials languishing in jails or referred to mental asylums across the country, the Supreme Court today ordered the closure of cases against all those who had remained in judicial custody . . . . .
- Cong Plays Dalit Card In Kundal’S Elevation (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Chief Secretary designate B.R. Kundal may never have realised in his over three-decade service career that he is a Dalit. It is an irony that with his elevation to the highest bureaucratic position in the state, he is being made to realise that . . . .
- Contrasting Tales Of Resurgence (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Oct 25, 2007)
Even if things fall apart on the Indo-US nuclear deal and elections are held early, the polls will be a proper democratic exercise, unlike in Pakistan, where a free and fair election and democracy are still a mirage.
- Cinema And Real Life (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 24, 2007)
A society of castes not only creates a diabolical mind but also kills all values of humanity. The caste cultural values force us to speak morality but makes us act on immoral beliefs...
- Up Govt To Pay Fees Of Muslims Pursuing Professional Courses (Times of India, MANJARI MISHRA, Oct 24, 2007)
Admission fee up to Rs 1 lakh for a professional course will now be paid by Mayawati-led Uttar Pradesh government, if the student is from an underprivileged minority community.
- Join Third Front, Unpa Asks Anti-Cong Parties (Tribune, Tripti Nath, Oct 24, 2007)
The four-month-old United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) today invited anti-BJP and anti-Congress parties to join it by holding the promise that the third front has a bright future.
- Damage To Ambedkar Statue Sparks Protests In Madurai (Hindu, S. Vijay Kumar, Oct 24, 2007)
Damage caused to a statue of B.R. Ambedkar led to protests in Madurai on Tuesday with members of various Dalit organisations resorting to road blockade in the city and district demanding action against those responsible.
- Pushing Back (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 24, 2007)
Having succeeded in placing the India-US nuclear deal in the intensive care unit, the Left now wants it to be given a formal burial. It's just as well that the prime minister is pushing back, by letting it be known that he is considering . . . .
- No-Win Situation (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Oct 24, 2007)
PRIME MINISTER Manmohan Singh’s public presentations on the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal have, as a rule, been characterised by an element of drama. In his spirited promotion of the deal he went to the extent of throwing down a challenge of midterm . . . .
- 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.
- Congress, Pmo Scotch Rumours (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Oct 23, 2007)
The Prime Minister’s Office and the Congress on Monday denied as “absolutely baseless and unfounded” reports that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh threatened to resign during a meeting of the United Progressive Alliance held at his residence ahead of . . . .
- Separate Quota For Backward Class Christians, Muslims In State (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
A “revolutionary day” in the history of social justice, says Karunanidhi
They will get 3.5 per cent each within 30
per cent reservation for Backward Class
- Hindi Print Media (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
“We need a Hindi version of Citizen Kane. The time is right for it.
- N-Deal On Hold For Now: Centre (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Shying away from admitting that it had put the contentious Indo-US nuclear deal into cold storage, the Manmohan Singh government today, however, sent clear signals that it would not be able to push through the deal by stepping over its . . . . .
- Pm Feels Let Down By Allies (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 23, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is embarrassed and feeling "let down" by the allies who have played a key role in ensuring that the Congress does not proceed with the civil nuclear energy agreement with the United States.
- Indian Pm Appears To Be Cracking Under Pressure (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Oct 23, 2007)
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday showed extreme disappointment at his allies’ position on the Indo-US nuclear deal, telling leaders of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) that they had let him down.
- N-Deal Talks: Upa, Left To Meet Again On Nov 16 (Business Standard, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
The next round of talks between the UPA and the Left parties on the Indo-US nuclear deal is scheduled for November 16.
- Singh Conveys ‘Anguish’ To Allies (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed “anguish” at the way some allies have joined the Left in criticising the nuclear deal that the government iterated would not be operationalised until a joint mechanism submits its views.
- Pm Sad; Allies, Left Unmoved (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 23, 2007)
As the fifth round of deliberations of the UPA-Left committee on India-US civil nuclear deal drew a blank on Monday, there was a buzz in the political circles that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had conveyed to UPA partners that he was feeling . . . . .
- 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.
- When The Pm Felt Let Down By Allies (Tribune, Anita Katyal, Oct 23, 2007)
Upset over their turnaround on the Indo-US nuclear agreement, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is learnt to have conveyed his anguish to the UPA allies over their public rejection of the deal.
- Its Hands Are Tied But Upa Tries To Put Foot Down (Indian Express, D K Singh, Oct 23, 2007)
Under fire from different quarters for giving in to Left pressure on the Indo-US nuclear deal, the UPA government today sought to send out a message that the deal was not yet off.
- India To Seek Data On Terror Suspects (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Oct 22, 2007)
India and Pakistan are to discuss the modalities for exchanging information on terrorist acts in each other’s countries.
- All In It Together (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Oct 22, 2007)
The suspense over the future of the India-United States nuclear agreement continues.
- 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.
- Basmati For Pak, Chilgozas For India: Delhi, Islamabad Draw Up Loc Trade List (Indian Express, VIKAS DHOOT, Oct 19, 2007)
As India and Pakistan began expert level talks on conventional and nuclear confidence building measures (CBMs) on Thursday, the two countries are actively moving forward on another CBM — trade across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Purge Of Police In India's Uttar Pradesh Is Criticized (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The new government of the most populous Indian state, Uttar Pradesh, has fired 18,000 police officers in recent weeks, charging widespread corruption in the recruitment process. But what has been billed as a bold crackdown on graft . . . . .
- Mayawati Expands Ministry (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 18, 2007)
The Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Miss Mayawati, today sprang some surprises when she expanded her council of ministers.
- Nepal Session Deferred (Hindu, Ameet Dhakal, Oct 17, 2007)
The ruling seven-party alliance has decided to put off the special session of the interim Parliament till October 28 after they failed to reach agreement over demands put for the by the Maoists.
- Muslims Lag For Lack Of Leaders (Pioneer, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 17, 2007)
The presence of members of the Schedule Caste in the public sector as well as in educational institutions is largely because of the state's reservation policy.
- Fear Of Polls Made Congress Pause (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Oct 17, 2007)
I wish the party were over. The participants would have at least gone home. But both the Congress and the Left have lingered to revive what may not be possible.
- Prayer For Congress (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 17, 2007)
In a cautionary tale, a Muslim, a Christian and a Hindu are crossing a river in a ferry.
- Mawayati Draws Spotlight In Us (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Uttar Pradesh's firebrand Chief Minister Mayawati has been profiled by the US magazine Newsweek among eight women leaders worldwide who have reached the top despite all odds, with the dalit leader narrating her struggle to rally the oppressed community.
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