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- The Bellary Billionaires (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
“Horse-Trading” has been an allegation that rival political parties have levelled against each other in the current crisis. Although direct evidence of monetary pay-offs to legislators is virtually impossible to marshal, such pay-offs . . . . . . .
- Reaching Out, Nsa & Kakodkar Meet Advani (Indian Express, Pranab Dhal Samanta, Nov 07, 2007)
Breaking the ice with the BJP, the UPA government has made its first move towards addressing the principal Opposition party’s concerns on the nuclear deal.
- Freeze On Defence Talks With Us (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice today said Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf should “take off his uniform”, as Washington suspended annual defence talks with Islamabad because of the political situation there after the imposition . . . .
- Narrow Considerations Can Distort National Vision: Pm (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In a veiled reference to the Left parties pressure on the Indo-US nuclear deal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said narrow political considerations could distort the national vision and sense of collective purpose.
- Pottering Around Pgi (Tribune, Punam Khaira Sidhu, Nov 06, 2007)
I stand for ever in a queue. But at the end of it, I know, I will have access to the finest medical care in the country. I could jump the queue thanks to doctor friends. So why don’t I, I am often asked by an irrate spouse.
- Pm Lays Bare Coalition Cuffs (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Can coalitions provide the unity of purpose that nation-states need, Manmohan Singh asked today.
- Pushed, Pak Says Polls Are On Track (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan today said the general election would be held on schedule by mid-January, apparently bowing to pressure after the US asked President Pervez Musharraf to “take off his uniform” and hold polls under the Constitution.
- The Burmese People’S Struggle Goes On (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
In August, the Burmese people began to write a new chapter in their determination to find peace and freedom.
- Hillary Leads By Big Margin (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
c but finds herself trailing behind Barack Obama and John Edwards among the independent voters, a new poll released a year before the election shows.
- Moscow Expects Continuation Of Democratic Process In Pak (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In a belated reaction to the imposition of Emergency by President Pervez Musharraf, Moscow has expressed hope that democratic processes will continue in Pakistan after the current crisis recedes.
- 'Child Suicide Bomber Could Be Involved' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Former premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a "child suicide bomber" followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- N-Deal: Mulford Meets Sinha (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US ambassador David C. Mulford today met BJP pointsman on the Indo-US nuclear deal and former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha.
- Discovery Ends 11-Day Stay At Space Station (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Space shuttle Discovery was undocked from the International Space Station on Monday to end an eventful 11-day stay that included delivery of a new room for the space outpost and a risky repair to a power-producing solar panel.
- Reboot And Refresh (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 06, 2007)
The format and venue of IT.in needs serious rethinking.
- Wagah: Pak Galleries Empty (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
While the visitors' galleries on the Indian side were jam-packed with hundreds of slogan-raising visitors cheering the BSF jawans sprightly marching during the retreat ceremony, the response at the galleries on the Pakistani side was comparatively lukewar
- Poll By Mid-Jan: Attorney-General (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, under mounting pressure from Western allies after declaring emergency rule, has decided to hold a general election by mid-January, the government’s top lawyer said today.
- Narrow Politics Can Distort National Vision: Pm (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that "narrow political considerations, based on regional or sectional loyalties and ideologies" should not be allowed to "distort the national vision".
- Britain Threatens To Cut Aid (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
After a cautious response to the events in Pakistan, the British government was on Monday preparing to take a tougher stand to put pressure on President Parvez Musharraf to restore democratic rule as quickly as possible.
- Rights Forum Condemns Emergency (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), in a statement on Monday, condemned the proclamation of Emergency in Pakistan by President Pervez Musharraf.
- Ramifications Of Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
THE proclamation of emergency rule by President Gen Pervez Musharraf, who seems to have lost the plot, is in effect a throwback to authoritarianism, which will unquestionably have wide-ranging consequences for Pakistan — hemmed in by. . .
- Protests Spread Across Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lawyers take to streets again; return to constitutional path, says Rice
- America, China Agree To Establish Military Hotline (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
China and the United States agreed on Monday to open a hotline between the Defence Ministries of the two countries.
- Cinema As A Participant In Politics (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The bulk of studies conducted on Indian cinema focuses on India after 1947, and examines the relationship between the film medium and India as a nation-state.
- A Bird’S-Eye View (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
What began as a book on birds at the Indian International Centre (IIC) grew into “Garden Birds of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur”. This exhaustive catalogue written by Samar Singh, with photos by Nikhil Devasar and Amano Samarpan, has been publi shed by . . . .
- ‘Narrow Political Considerations Can Distort National Vision’ (Hindu, VINAY KUMAR, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said narrow political considerations, based on regional or sectional loyalties and ideologies, could distort the national vision and sense of collective purpose.
- Pak Lawyers’ Protest Spreads (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan’s military ruler General Musharraf today went all out to crush resistance from judges, lawyers, political parties and civil rights activists, who took to the streets across Pakistan to protest against the imposition of emergency.
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- Bush's Mush Policy (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George W Bush says he gains influence with world leaders by building personal relations with them. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf got a dose of that diplomacy at the White House last fall, when Mr Bush hailed him as a friend . . . .
- ‘Uneven Development Can Give Rise To Terrorism’ (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee today warned that concentration of authority and power only in the hands of the federal unit would be anathema to the whole system.
- No Change In Bjp’S Stand On Nuclear Deal (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Nov 06, 2007)
There is no change in the Bharatiya Janata Party’s stand on the India-United States nuclear deal despite a number of meetings the top leaders have had with U.S. Ambassador David Mulford.
- India-Africa Hydrocarbon Meet Today (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Nov 06, 2007)
Seen as an initiative to move away from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to other sources of energy, the first-ever India-Africa Hydrocarbon Conference and Exhibition takes off in the Capital on Tuesday in the backdrop . . . .
- Growing Trade, But No Cheer In Russia (Hindu, Vladimir Radyuhin , Nov 06, 2007)
The healthy trade surplus that Russia enjoyed with China since bilateral trade started to grow rapidly in the early 1990s has suddenly turned into a gaping deficit.
- The Escalating Violence (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 06, 2007)
The death of S.P. Thamilchelvan, the ‘Political Wing’ chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), in the November 2 Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) raid on Kilinochchi is a political and moral blow to the terrorist outfit.
- Pm Lashes Out At Regional Parties (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday struck a somewhat discordant note at a conference on federalism when he lashed out at the regional political parties saying "narrow political considerations based on regional or sectional loyalties could distort nat
- A 'Secularist' Who Loves The Good Life (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a coup eight years ago and was the repeated target of assassinations for allying his Islamic nation with the United States in its war on terror, promised to bring true democracy to Pakistan.
- Mulford Attempts To Dispel Bjp's Apprehensions (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A day after the BJP reiterated it would prefer voting on a parliamentary debate on the India-US nuclear deal, US Ambassador David C Mulford called on senior BJP leaders and former External Affairs Ministers Yashwant Sinha and Jaswant Singh.
- Quit Army: Rice To Mush (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- Maoists On Rampage (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
The spectre that haunts India has claimed fresh victims even as the Government seems utterly clueless as to how to tame it. There is no end to the spate of terror unleashed by the Maoist menace, with 16 policemen who died on November 1 in . . . .
- Regionalism Can Hurt National Agenda: Pm (Hindustan Times, Aloke Tikku, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday regional loyalties or ideologies sometimes could distort the national agenda and the sense of collective purpose.
- Punjab And The National Economy (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Nov 06, 2007)
IF politics proceeds on its promised course, there is likely to be a considerable rearrangement in the distribution of power among different political groups.
- Delay In Ending Central Rule Irks Bjp (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Irked over the delay in revocation of President’s rule in Karnataka, the BJP today asked whether the Centre would have delayed the move if the JD (S) was forming the government with the Congress.
- Other Voices – European Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
THE thoughts of Dr Peter Childs of the University of Limerick add to suspicions that the country is not preparing itself well for a future that will require that a significant section of the workforce is technologically skilled.
- Fight Against Militancy (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Nov 06, 2007)
THE suspension of the Constitution has stripped away the democratic façade from General Musharraf’s military rule.
- A Short-Term Measure, Says Pak (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Facing worldwide criticism, Pakistan government has assured the international community that the Emergency clamped by General Pervez Musharraf was a “short-term arrangement” and that the country will soon return to a “normal constitutional course”.
- Mulford Meets Bjp Leaders On N-Deal (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pursuing efforts to garner BJP's support for the nuclear deal, US Ambassador David Mulford on Monday met senior leaders Yashwant Sinha and Jaswant Singh to assuage their concerns with regard to the agreement.
- N-Panel Meet May Be Delayed (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The sixth meeting of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-Left committee on the contentious India-US civil nuclear deal is likely to be delayed as both sides are adamant on their stance and it will be impossible for the panel to come out. . .
- Rumours Of Anti-Pervez Coup Denied (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Speculation about whether Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf was still in power persisted throughout Pakistan on Monday despite official contradictions of rumours that he was under house arrest and that the country was being run by. . .
- Special Article (Statesman, DEBAKI NANDAN MANDAL, Nov 06, 2007)
The reaction of 10 High Courts to the Judges (Inquiry) Bill envisaging the National Judicial Council (NJC) is quite interesting.
- Now, Mla Parade For The President (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
JD-S legislators took a special chartered flight of a private airlines to New Delhi today, purportedly to meet President Prathiba Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan. They are expected to be joined by the BJP MLAs there.
- Fresh Move By Usa To Woo Bjp On N-Deal (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A day after the BJP’s refusal to accept the nuclear deal signed by India and the United States of America in its present format, the USA through its Ambassador here has begun a fresh exercise aimed at redressing the grievances of the principal . . . .
- India Wins Awards In China Mart (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
India has won two prestigious international awards in China International Travel Mart in Kunming City.
- Mulford In Deal Push (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US ambassador David Mulford today met Yashwant Sinha and Jaswant Singh, who had served as foreign ministers during the BJP-led NDA regime, to assuage the party’s concerns on the nuke deal.
- China, Us In Hotline Talks (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
China and the US agreed on measures today to boost defence cooperation, including setting up a hotline, but clear differences remained over Beijing’s military buildup.
- Oil’S Not Well (Indian Express, Vikram S Mehta, Nov 06, 2007)
I have often regretted my cautious approach towards the Indian stock market.
- Moving Beyond Kyoto (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 06, 2007)
Our home - earth - is in danger. What is at risk of being destroyed is not the planet itself, but the conditions that have made it hospitable for human beings.
- Suharto: Ousted, Yet Powerful (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Doctors say Suharto's mind had been weakened by a series of strokes. But commentators note that he becomes well when there is a family wedding party to attend.
- `We Are Making A Mark On International Routes' (Business Line, K. Venugopal , Nov 06, 2007)
We plan to increase capacity by 15 per cent a year, adding another 50 per cent to domestic capacity in three years. Our focus will remain on domestic business. In fact, international capacity expansion will help the domestic operations.
- Bhutto Suspects Child Bomber Used For Karachi Attack (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In A new twist to last month’s Karachi bombings, which claimed nearly 140 lives, former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a “child suicide bomber” followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- India's Foreign Policy Pragmatism (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Just as thousands of saffron-clad Buddhist monks hit the streets of Rangoon to protest against the military junta, India's oil minister was in the Burmese capital negotiating greater involvement for Indian gas companies.
- Pak Pm Says Elections To Be Held On Schedule (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, succumbing to worldwide pressure and the widespread condemnation of Saturdayâ€™s declaration of emergency, announced on Monday that general elections in the country would be held "according to schedule."
- Fallout Among Allies (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
With friends like these, who needs enemies? The United States could well be wondering why its relationships with three major countries that should be close allies have become so frayed. Ties with Japan, India and Turkey are all being damaged as . . .
- 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.
- Climate Change And Fuel Shortages Begin To Bite (Hindu, John Vidal, Nov 05, 2007)
Soaring crop prices and demand for biofuels raise fears of political instability.
- Hundreds Detained In Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf tightened the state of emergency in Pakistan on Sunday, as police rounded up hundreds of opponents and the government warned it could delay key elections for a year.
- 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.
- Uk Docs Oppose Curbs On Indians (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Britain's medical community has resoundingly voted to oppose the government's proposal to restrict the employment opportunities for Indian and other non-European Union doctors in the National Health Service (NHS).
- Fiji Plot To Kill Pm Uncovered, 11 Held (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Fijian cops have arrested 11 people over an alleged plot by dissident army members to assassinate interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama and some of his Cabinet, a senior official said on Sunday.
- No One To Fight For Indian Workers In Gulf (Times of India, Dhananjay Mahapatra, Nov 05, 2007)
Almost a decade ago, International Labour Organisation (ILO) adopted the 'Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work'.
- Developments Are Of Special Concern To India: Bjp (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Virtual martial law and harmful to Pakistan, says CPI(M)
“Those who imposed emergency cannot be reliable allies”
Comparisons drawn with emergency in India
- Changes In 123 Pact, Hyde Act Sought (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
BJP on Sunday ruled out support to the Indo-US nuclear deal unless it was amended along with America's Hyde Act and insisted that bilateral relations would be "completely ruined" if the agreement went through.
- Macho Vs Mature (Times of India, Swapan Dasgupta, Nov 05, 2007)
Unfamiliarity with the many ways of speaking English can create diplomatic hiccups.
- Nuke Deal: Chance Of Revival (Deccan Herald, RAJIV NAYAN, Nov 05, 2007)
The fears of the Indian political class, emanating from the provisions of the Hyde Act, must be addressed.
- Byzantine Intrigues (Deccan Herald, Tarun Cherian , Nov 05, 2007)
Like a Turkish delight, one can read Snake stone at many levels. It is a whodunnit as well as a book that throws up many refreshing cultural scents.
- Combating Forced Confessions In Japan (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 05, 2007)
The system of long detention before trial for questioning is known in Japanese as daiyo kangoku substitute prison.
- Fossil Fuel In Great Demand (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The rapidly growing appetite for fossil fuels in China and India is likely to help keep oil prices high for the foreseeable future threatening a global economic slowdown, a top energy expert said.
- End Of All Pretensions (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Shedding all pretensions of working to facilitate Pakistanâ€™s transition to democracy, General Pervez Musharraf on Saturday declared a state of emergency in that beleaguered country.
- ‘Upa Talked To Me On N-Deal But I Said Go To The Politicians As Talks Between Politicians Are Talks Between Equals’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 05, 2007)
My guest this week is Brajesh Mishra, former National Security Advisor, former principal secretary to the prime minister, and the chief architect of India’s new strategic positioning in the post-Cold War world.
- China’S India Aggression (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
There are four main aspects to the China-Tibet-India problem over the last century, some of which are only now becoming apparent.
- Bjp Sets Conditions For Supporting Nuke Deal (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The BJP today ruled out its support to the Indo-US nuclear deal unless it is amended along with the USA’s Hyde Act and insisted that bilateral relations would be “completely ruined” if the agreement went through.
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