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- The Pattern In Pakistan’S Violence (Indian Express, C. Uday Bhaskar, Nov 03, 2007)
A motorcycle-borne suicide bomber, who rammed into a bus on Thursday in Sargodha, which houses Pakistan’s largest air force base, killed eight PAF personnel and injured 40 others.
- Guv Calls For Files Cleared By Kumaraswamy (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
As the political stalemate continued in Karnataka, Governor Rameshwar Thakur added another twist to the tale as he decided to review all decisions taken and files cleared by State Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy in the last three months of his . . . .
- Pak Sc To Take Up Petitions Against Musharraf (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Pakistani Supreme Court decided on Friday to resume hearings on the validity of General Pervez Musharraf's election as President.
- Fashioning A Policy For Myanmar (Tribune, B.G. Verghese, Oct 30, 2007)
The brutal crackdown in Myanmar in recent weeks has quelled protests but has stirred the international conscience.
- 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.
- Contempt Of Court And The Truth (Hindu, Anil Divan, Oct 29, 2007)
The contest is between truth and its suppression. The choice then is between the plea of truth to expose judicial misconduct and the attempt to stifle such publication by the use of the contempt power.
- Family Against Woman (Indian Express, Indira Jaising, Oct 26, 2007)
October 26 marks the first anniversary of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. The law was conceived as a civil law as distinct from the existing criminal law: Section 498A IPC. It was often said that criminal law had no space for . . . .
- A New Chapter For Book Critics (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 26, 2007)
Book reviews are a perfect example of a service that everyone wants but that no one is willing to pay for.
- Sc Declines Swamy’S Plea On Sethu Panel (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to hear the plea of Janta Party President Subramaniam Swamy seeking reconstitution of the ‘Committee of Eminent Persons’ constituted by the Centre to review the Sethusamudram Project.
- Beyond Quotas (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 24, 2007)
The Tamil Nadu government is casting its net wider to get in as many people as possible under the quota umbrella.
- Disturbing Statements (Tribune, J. Sri Raman, Oct 24, 2007)
This is about two statements that India heard on the same day. They must have disturbed many Indians who value the country’s democracy, despite its various flaws.
- Right By The Constitution (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Oct 23, 2007)
I would like to dedicate this week's column to Justice RS Sarkaria and SR Bommai -- two individuals who played a significant role in strengthening the federal features in our Constitution and in putting an end to reckless use of Article 356.
- Onward March Of Federalism (Hindustan Times, Abhishek Singhvi, Oct 17, 2007)
As Nepal decides upon its federal Constitution, India’s contribution to the evolution of federalism makes for an interesting review.
- The Uncertainty Principle Revisited (Daily Times, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 17, 2007)
The political dynamics that resolved the uncertainties of two years ago have spawned more uncertainties, perhaps of a more fundamental nature
- Freedom For Citizens Can Be Secured Through Courts, Not Parliament (Asian Age, Fali S. Nariman, Oct 17, 2007)
Judicial activism is a much talked about phrase, but really, it is only one manifestation of judicial power.
- The Right To Recall Mps (Business Line, T. C. A. Ramanujam , Oct 17, 2007)
A nation makes a Constitution, but a Constitution cannot make a nation.
- Gujarat Polls Hold The Key (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
As the political uncertainty continues, the Congress appears to have suddenly come under pressure.
- Reprieve For Maya (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The Supreme Court’s refusal to examine the correctness of Uttar Pradesh Governor T.V. Rajeswar’s refusal to grant sanction for prosecuting Chief Minister Mayawati in the Rs 175-crore Taj Corridor case has given her a reprieve — at least for now.
- Truth As Defence (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Oct 10, 2007)
In 2006, Parliament amended the Contempt of Courts Act (CCA) to introduce Section 13(b), which states: “The courts may permit, in any proceedings for contempt of court, justification by truth as a valid defence if it is satisfied . . .. .
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 10, 2007)
Given their notorious lack of success, there would be little of a non-technical nature in the US/NATO operations in Iraq and Afghanistan worthy of emulation by Indian security forces.
- Shooting The Messenger (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Oct 09, 2007)
It is indeed strange that in this age of transparency and accountability, an anachronistic law like the Official Secrets Act is used by Government to harass a distinguished soldier and fellow citizen who has done his country proud by . . . .. .
- A Facility For Fraud (Dawn, I. A. Rehman, Oct 04, 2007)
AS the life of the National Assembly born in 2002 comes to a close, a review of its performance is in order.
- Constitutionally Off-Track (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 03, 2007)
Judges sometimes talk too much, on all manner of subjects, in the course of court hearings.
- Human Rights Commissions In India (Hindu, C. Raj Kumar, Oct 03, 2007)
It is nearly 15 years since the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) was established in India through the adoption of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, by Parliament.
- 60 Years Of Accession (Tribune, B.G. Verghese, Oct 01, 2007)
October 26 will mark the 60th anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir’s accession to India following the self-confessed invasion of the state by Pakistan and later its annexation of the Northern Areas. This is part of the UN record.
- Sc: Musharraf Can Contest In Uniform (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Sep 29, 2007)
A nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday by 6-3 majority dismissed on technical grounds various petitions challenging the eligibility of President Gen Pervez Musharraf to contest election for another term.
- Maoists’ Demand Puts Nepal Polls In Doubt (Indian Express, YUBARAJ GHIMIRE, Sep 29, 2007)
Nepal's Prime Minister G P Koirala is facing a major crisis with the Maoists insisting on a complete switch to the proportional representation (PR) system of election, backing out of the mixed system they had agreed to earlier.
- Round Two To Musharraf! (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 29, 2007)
The 9-member bench of the Supreme Court has announced, by a “six-three” majority, that the constitutional petitions by Qazi Hussain Ahmad, Imran Khan and others challenging President General Pervez Musharraf’s bid to be re-elected . . . . .
- Nepal Politics:no More War (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 28, 2007)
The exit of Maoists from Nepals coalition government may not derail the peace process.
- Government Defends Quota Law (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
Concluding his arguments, Mr Vahanvati said according to the Mandal Commission report, the reservation should be 27 per cent....
- Let Truth Be The Touchstone (Pioneer, Hari Jaisingh, Sep 28, 2007)
The four-month imprisonment given to four senior journalists of Mid Day by the Delhi High Court for committing contempt of court by publishing a series of articles and cartoons about former Chief Justice of India YK Sabharwal raises some serious . . . .
- Bjp, Then And Now (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Sep 26, 2007)
THE Union of India has withdrawn the counter-affidavit filed in the Supreme Court by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in response to the petition filed by Subramanian Swamy challenging the dredging of Adam’s Bridge as part of the . . . . .
- Are Castes Going Down As Backward, Asks Sc (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Are the castes of India constantly going down as backward," commented the Supreme Court on Monday after learning that the Centre has no mechanism to exclude castes from the backward class list causing the backward lists to swell up.
- Lawyers Field Retired Judge Against Musharraf (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Sep 25, 2007)
The lawyers’ fraternity today named retired Justice Wajeehuddin Ahmed as its candidate to challenge President Pervez Musharraf in the presidential election due on October 6.
- Indian Judges Have A Record Of Being Touchy About Criticism (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Does the media’s adverse reaction to the sentencing of some journalists for contempt mean they are seeking immunity from the contempt law?
- Pervez To Quit Army If Re-Elected (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will quit his Army Chiefâ€™s post if he is re-elected, his lawyer told the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
- Cabinet Isn't Supreme (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Sep 19, 2007)
When Mamnohan Singh threatened that he would resign if the 123 Agreement did not reach its logical conclusion, besides showing his stubborn attitude, it underlined the urgent need to limit the executive's treaty-making power
- Crunch Time For Brawling Politicians (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Sep 18, 2007)
As the Election Commission (EC) gets ready to accept the nomination papers of General Pervez Musharraf for his re-election to the post of the President of Pakistan, the All Parties Democratic Movement (APDM) has announced that all its legislators . . . .
- Zero-Risk Blood Transfusion (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 18, 2007)
It is gratifying to note that the WHO, in active collaboration with League of Red Cross Societies and other international agencies associated with the promotion of Blood Transfusion Services, have chalked out a global program for making safe. . .
- Ncbc Not Entitled To Prepare Obc List For Education Quota (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
The OBC reservation issue took an interesting turn on Thursday after the anti-quota petitioners told the Supreme Court that the National Commission for Backward Classes could not have prepared the OBC list for the purposes of reservation in . . . .
- Hunt For Profit (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
As a hugely profitable business the world over, illegal trade in wildlife is growing while the rate of conviction for the crime remains low.
- Polity Under Strain (Tribune, V. Eshwar Anand, Sep 14, 2007)
A mature electorate and an independent Election Commission are two big assets of Indian democracy.
- Land Reforms In Andhra Pradesh (Hindu, C.H. Hanumantha Rao, Sep 13, 2007)
Of the 104 recommendations made by the Land Committee headed by Koneru Ranga Rao, the government has accepted 90. Quite a few of these will have far-reaching consequences if implemented effectively.
- Law Must To Defend India’S Interests: Rajnath Singh (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 10, 2007)
Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh has said the country should have a law to defend its national interests in the matter of its sovereign right to conduct nuclear tests and reprocess spent fuels.
- Politicians, Judges Grab Land Flouting Norms In Bangalore (Pioneer, Abraham Thomas, Sep 10, 2007)
It is a shocking tale of nepotism, high-handedness and illegality running amok in Bangalore where encroachment on public land has become the rule of the day.
- A Stifled Myanmar (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 10, 2007)
Students had spearheaded the 1988 struggle for the restoration of democracy in Myanmar in alignment with Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy.
- The Back Rub (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Sep 10, 2007)
The greatest American friend of India "ever" according to our own envoy in Washington, US President George W. Bush is no longer being seen by his own people as a leader capable of meeting their national interests.
- Bjp Insists On N-Deal Jpc (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
The main Opposition NDA said it would not allow a debate on the Indo-US nuclear deal in either House of Parliament until it was conducted under different articles that entail vote or its demand for a joint parliamentary committee was met.
- The Patchy Indian Judicial Record (Hindu, V.R. Krishna Iyer, Sep 06, 2007)
The tricolour flies high, but today the Indian judicial culture flags. India liberated itself from the imperial yoke after a long struggle.
- Pak Sc: When Will Mush Term End? (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Sep 06, 2007)
A Bench of the Supreme Court comprising seven judges and headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday declined a stay order restraining President Musharraf from functioning for holding both offices of President and army chief.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 06, 2007)
It would be less than accurate, even presumputuous, for the government to package its response to the Sachar Committee recommendations as an “action taken report”.
- Did All Previous Govts 'Miss Bus', Advani Asks Pm (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 03, 2007)
Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha LK Advani has demanded setting up of a Joint Parliamentary Committee to discuss the India-US nuclear agreement instead of a Congress-led UPA-Left panel.
- Dasmunsi: No Question Of Putting Talks On Hold (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 01, 2007)
As no dates have been fixed for a meeting between India’s representatives and the International Atomic Energy Agency, there cannot be any question of putting such negotiations “on hold,” Parliamentary Affairs Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi said . . . . .
- 'What Other Nations Are Doing To Curb Terror' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 31, 2007)
As bombings in Bali, Madrid, Mumbai and London provided chilling evidence that New York's 9/11 was not a one-off event, a number of mature democracies like the UK, France, Germany, Australia, US and even New Zealand — all with decent track records . . .
- International Treaties: Parliament Ratification, A Must (Deccan Herald, PRAKASH NANDA, Aug 31, 2007)
Bilateral treaties that affect the country's economy must be ratified by both the Houses of the Parliament.
- Don't Let Cops Off Lightly (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Aug 30, 2007)
In a democracy, the police remain ultimately accountable to the people. It also has a responsibility to the law of the land. Protection of the basic rights of the people and compliance with law are the twin pillars of good policing in a . . . . .
- Andhra Cm Brushes Aside Left Demand For Land Panel (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
In a rebuff to the Left parties agitating for land distribution, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has firmly ruled out constitution of an independent commission as demanded by them, a decision that could escalate the . . . . .
- Reddy Rebuffs Left, Says No To Land Commission (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
In a rebuff to the Left parties agitating for land distribution, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has firmly ruled out constitution of an independent commission as demanded by them, a decision that could escalate the . . . . ..
- House Attack Case (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
Shaukat Hussain Guru, who is serving a 10-year term for failing to inform police about the 2001 Parliament attack, today claimed he had proof of having sounded an officer.
- Parliament Attack Case: Supreme Court Notice To Delhi Government (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Delhi Government on a petition filed by Shaukat Hussain Guru, convicted and sentenced to undergo 10 years’ imprisonment in the Parliament attack case, seeking a direction for his release forthwith.
- Will The Triumph Turn Into A Tragedy? (Hindu, N. Ravi, Aug 27, 2007)
Is the nuclear deal so important for the UPA to stake its very survival on its quick completion? Another way of looking at it could be: of what use is the kind of parliamentary support that does not allow a government to move ahead with what it . . . . .
- Why ‘No’ To Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Aug 23, 2007)
NOBODY can ever completely rule out emergency because future cannot be foretold.
- Centre Following Divide-And-Rule Policy, Say Anti-Quota Activists (Deccan Herald, CP Bhambhri, Aug 22, 2007)
The anti-quota campaigners on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that Dr B R Ambedkar had based his decision to accord reservation to the scheduled castes and tribes on the available census data, during his time.
- Disrespect To Courts (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Aug 21, 2007)
Hurling of shoes or abuses at a judge in a courtroom by a disgruntled litigant may hurt the judge, but a calculated disdainful attitude to the court’s authority would damage the judiciary as an institution — surely so if defiance . . . . .
- Punjab Contests Reorganisation Act Provisions In Sc (Tribune, S.S. Negi , Aug 20, 2007)
In a continued fight on the water front, the Punjab government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the validity of two vital provisions of the Punjab Reorganisation Act, 1966, which paved the way for the creation of Haryana and transfer . . . .
- A Jirga Under Alien Shadow (Dawn, Tanvir Ahmad Khan, Aug 20, 2007)
KABUL has just hosted an unusual Pakistan-Afghanistan jirga with a show of traditional Afghan hospitality.
- Expert Committee To Study Hyde Act (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
The decision came after daylong deliberations culminating in the UPA meeting. The committee is expected to have, among others, scientists and former diplomats to look into all the technicalities and implications of the India-specific Hyde Act.
- Basic Rights Are Denied To People By State Itself (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 18, 2007)
Apart from investigating complaints on human rights violations, the commission needs to create awareness about human rights among the masses and also sensitise the authorities, Justice S R Nayak, chairman of the newly constituted Karnataka State . . . .
- Quota For Judges Recommended (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 18, 2007)
In a suggestion that will bring the higher judiciary into the ambit of quota conundrum, a Parliamentary committee has recommended reservation for Supreme Court and High Court judges.
- Quota: Judiciary Can’T Be An Exception, Says Panel (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 18, 2007)
The Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law Ministry has recommended reservation for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in judicial appointments.
- Promises Galore, But No Delivery (Pioneer, KPS Gill, Aug 18, 2007)
Recognising that "democracy and development mean nothing for those who are not touched by the hand of progress", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has articulated his vision for India's future in his Independence Day Speech at Red Fort.
- Sc Sees Flaws In Obc Education Quota Act (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
The Central Act providing OBC quota in premier educational institutions came under attack in the Supreme Court on Thursday when a five-judge Constitution Bench sought to know how a legislation without periodic review will serve to benefit . . . . .
- Not By The Judiciary Alone (Dawn, S.M. Naseem, Aug 17, 2007)
AFTER having been forced to eat humble pie on the Chief Justice’s reinstatement almost a month ago, the Musharraf regime, amidst growing chaos and confusion, had to retract its decision to impose an emergency in the country.
- Left Parties To Determine Stand On Nuclear Deal By Weekend (Hindu, K.V. Prasad, Aug 16, 2007)
A meeting of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India will be held over the weekend to determine the stand to be taken on the nuclear deal with the United States.
- 1970: Electoral Success And Failed Promises (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Aug 14, 2007)
I BEGAN this series of articles on electoral politics and economics in Pakistan with a discussion of the elections held in 1970.
- History Within Its Covers (Deccan Herald, T C NARAYAN, Aug 13, 2007)
'India After Gandhi' chronicles a vast amount of history and bolsters it with massive research.
- Shashi Tharoor: 60 Years Of Independence And Democracy (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 13, 2007)
When Nehru died, an earthquake rocked New Delhi. Cynics waited for his survivors to fight over the spoils; few predicted the democracy Nehru had been so proud of would survive.
- Judiciary & Constitutional Control (Dawn, Sajjad Ali Shah, Aug 13, 2007)
AFTER the repeal of two constitutions and successive martial laws, East Pakistan separated and the remaining four provinces in West Pakistan agreed to live together under the Federation of Pakistan with maximum provincial autonomy.
- No Emergency In Haste, Says Aziz (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said that emergency cannot be imposed in the country in haste. "Provisions of the emergency are only activated in certain circumstances.
- The Nuclear Agreement And Parliament (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Aug 10, 2007)
The executive may not be bound to voluntarily place the 123 agreement before Parliament for approval. However, Parliament does have the undoubted power to examine the agreement.
- Caste Can't Be Sole Basis For Quota (Pioneer, Abraham Thomas, Aug 10, 2007)
The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court hearing the validity of the law enabling OBC quota in education was told by the anti-quota petitioners on Thursday that the purpose of reservation in education under Article 15(4) of the Constitution . . . .
- Un Security Council To Vote On Iraq Mission (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
The UN Security Council was expected to vote on Friday on a resolution to expand the United Nations role in Iraq, diplomats said.
- Counsel: This Kind Of Quota Will Create Vested Interest (Hindu, J. Venkatesan, Aug 09, 2007)
He says it does not remedy backwardness, it deifies and perpetuates it
No data to establish the exact social malaise sought to be remedied
Beneficiaries with a necessary degree of specificity need to be identified
- Left Nukes Indo-Us Deal (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
The four Left parties opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal came in the backdrop of reservations already expressed by the opposition BJP and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA).
- There Is America In Indo-Us Deal, So Left Parties Reject Agreement (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
After four days of “studying” the text of the 123 agreement in the Indo-US nuclear deal, the Left parties today rejected it, emphasizing more on its context than on the content of its text.
- Left Strikes Down 123 Agreement (Tribune, R. Suryamurthy, Aug 08, 2007)
In a major blow to the Congress-led coalition, the Left parties today rejected the 123 agreement on the Indo-US nuclear cooperation and asked the Manmohan Singh government “not to proceed further in operationalising it”.
- Left ‘Unable To Accept’ 123 Agreement (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
The Left parties on Tuesday said they were “unable to accept” the 123 agreement in the context of the “burgeoning strategic alliance” with the United States, and asked the Government not to operationalise it.
- Leftist Parties Reject Indo-Us Nuclear Deal (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s main allies, the four Leftist parties, rejected the Indo-US nuclear agreement here on Tuesday.
- Left Rejects Nuke Deal (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Aug 08, 2007)
The government has been completely isolated on the India-US nuclear deal with the Left parties unanimously rejecting the 123 agreement.
- Leaders Warn Of Hyde Effect (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
The Left today joined the Opposition in rejecting the Indo-US civilian nuclear treaty and called upon the government “not to proceed further with making the agreement
- Obc Quota: Relief For Government Unlikely (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
The Government's move to implement OBC quotas in admissions from this academic year has failed to impress a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, which on Tuesday reserved its order on the Centre's application.
- Left Parties Reject India-Us N-Deal (Pioneer, Santanu Banerjee, Aug 08, 2007)
In a serious blow to the Government's attempt to evolve political consensus on the India-US nuclear deal, the four Left parties on Tuesday asked the Congress-led UPA Government "not to proceed any further with the 123 Agreement."
- 'Sc Has Limited Power To Test Quota Law Validity' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it had "very limited" powers to judge the validity and wisdom of a law enacted by Parliament for social uplift of backward classes through reservation in central educational institutions (CEIs).
- Cms Snub Mine Award Policy (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
Convinced that recommendations on the mineral and mining policy would undermine the states’ interests and will embolden Naxalites, four chief ministers today demanded a peep into the Centre’s mind before clearance of the recommendations.
- Different Yet Similar (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 07, 2007)
For more than 27 years, America and Iran have rarely seen eye-to-eye on anything. And yet, Iran and the United States are two of only eight countries that have not joined the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against . . . .
- Strike At The Roots Of Fragging (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 04, 2007)
Compensations to soldiers for the vagaries of service life have always been a complex issue. The Union cabinet seems to have concluded that more ‘leave travel concessions’ to soldiers would compensate for the hazards of serving in distant . . . .
- Objections To N-Deal Serious, Says Sc (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Friday noted that the objections to the Indo-US nuclear deal were "serious" but refused to interfere at this stage since the matter is to come up in Parliament next week.
- Whose Reform? (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Saturday Special takes a hard look at land reforms, possibly the only survivor of the Nehruvian era.
- Pakistan Opposition Leader Released (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Aug 04, 2007)
Two weeks after reinstating the Chief Justice, Pakistan’s Supreme Court dished out another setback to President Pervez Musharraf by freeing a senior Opposition leader imprisoned in October 2003 charged with inciting a mutiny in the Pakistan Army.
- Skating On Thin Ice (Telegraph, ASHOK MITRA , Aug 03, 2007)
Why not admit it, it is all over, but for some shouting in the two houses of parliament.
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