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- Politicians & Lies (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Nov 08, 2007)
Three books that constitute an instructive guide to governance in the United Kingdom.
- No Election Decision Under Us Dictation, Musharraf Tells Mps (Daily Times, Irfan Ghauri and Zulfiqar Ghumman, Nov 08, 2007)
No election decision under US dictation, Musharraf tells MPs
- Inclusive Growth Runs Into An Oil Slick (Business Line, G. Srinivasan , Nov 08, 2007)
OECD’s World Energy Outlook predicts a bleak global energy scenario. The global demand for oil is projected to reach 116 million barrels per day by 2030. Even as oil prices rise to unprecedented levels, the Government is reluctant to take the . . . .
- Torture And ‘Humanitarian War’ (Hindu, John Laughland, Nov 07, 2007)
It is no accident that those who advocate war for humanitarian reasons end up justifying torture.
- A Dishonest Judgment (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Nov 07, 2007)
THE 25 accused in the Tokyo War Crimes Trial were charged with crimes against peace: the planning, preparation, initiation, or waging of a declared or undeclared war of aggression, or a war in violation of international law, treaties.
- Not What People Want (Times of India, SHIKHA MUKERJEE, Nov 07, 2007)
Democracy without the liberty to choose the form of participation in public affairs - even if it be a bandh, hartal, dharmaghat or strike by the people - is meaningless.
- Us Moves, To Review Sale Of F-16 Jets To Pakistan (Tribune, Ashish Kumar Sen, Nov 07, 2007)
The Bush administration is reviewing the sale of F-16 fighter jets and P-3 aircraft to Pakistan in the wake of President Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose emergency rule.
- Un Rights Envoy To Visit Myanmar (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
United Nations top officials, including secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, have demanded that the military regime in Pakistan should immediately release all persons detained in the wake of imposition of emergency, including lawyers, judges . . . .
- Governor Doubts Stability Factor (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Asked whether the question of stable government has figured in the report, Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur remarked that various issues including the stability factor have found mention in it. "It is now for the President to decide.", he said.
- New Sc Bench Annuls Ruling Against Emergency (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
In its first order shortly after the induction of four more new judges, an eight-member Bench of the reconstituted Supreme Court today annulled the ruling passed by seven judges of the Supreme Court declaring as unconstitutional the . . . . .
- Rise Up, Chaudhry Tells Lawyers (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan’s deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry urged lawyers on Tuesday to defy the police and protest against President Pervez Musharraf’s imposition of the Emergency rule.
- Aiadmk To Move Sc For Tn Govt Dismissal (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today said that it would move the Supreme Court, seeking the dismissal of the DMK government, as Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi allegedly supported the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
- Taming Recovery Agents (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
No doubt, the Rs 55-lakh fine imposed by the Delhi Consumer Commission on ICICI Bank for hiring goons, who beat up a youth with iron rods to recover a loan, is exemplary, it is still not enough.
- Scrapping House Tax (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 07, 2007)
In a populist measure that ought to have been avoided, the Haryana Chief Minister last Thursday waived the house tax in the urban areas and the “chullah” tax in the rural areas from April, 2008, provided the tax payees clear their arrears . . . . . .
- General's Last Gambit (Pioneer, Wilson John, Nov 07, 2007)
Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose Emergency in Pakistan looks like his last desperate effort to restore a semblance of order in a nuclear-armed, jihad-supporting nation propped up by an imagined identity and foreign aid
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pak Poll Date (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Karnataka Juggernaut In Capital (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur on Tuesday submitted his “final” report on the JD(S)-BJP’s claim to form government to the Centre.
- Trial And Error (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Sixty-year-old Yacoob thanked Allah as he spontaneously knelt on the floor of the special court trying the Coimbatore blast case.
- Parties Dither As Lawyers Protest Alone (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan’s Opposition grappled for a united response today to President Pervez Musharraf’s imposition of emergency rule, leaving lawyers to protest alone for a second day and bear the brunt of a police crackdown.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pakistan Election Date (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Ganguly Code Not For Pvt Schools: Govt (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The Delhi government on Tuesday said unaided private schools should have the freedom to devise their own criteria for nursery admissions.
- The Sting In Its Social And Ethical Context (Hindu, VIDYA SUBRAHMANIAM, Nov 07, 2007)
The Tehelka sting on Gujarat 2002 is a credible effort. Yet it is difficult not to question its timing and the exploitative manner of its presentation.
- “Adopt Multi-Pronged Strategy Against Terrorism” (Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
The Sri Lanka military announced on Tuesday that three civilians of Thambarawava village in the south of the country were hacked to death by unknown assailants on Monday night and their bodies were found by the villagers the next morning.
- Thakur Submits Final Report (Hindu, P. Sunderarajan , Nov 07, 2007)
BJP-JD (S) combine presents 125 legislators before President
I have consulted legal luminaries: Governor
Delay is ‘mala fide’, says JD(S)-BJP memorandum
- Reservation For Minorities (Frontline, S. Viswanathan, Nov 07, 2007)
Tamil Nadu enacts a law granting separate reservation for Muslims and Christians in the Backward Classes quota.
- Friendly Advice (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
SUPPORT for Gen Musharraf in western capitals, especially Washington, and which many Pakistanis begrudged him, is fast withering.
- Special Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Nov 07, 2007)
Is Pakistan’s sickness terminal? To determine this one needs to diagnose. And what does a diagnosis reveal? Consider, first, the Pakistan army.
- Shipload Of Trouble (Frontline, LYLA BAVADAM, Nov 07, 2007)
Controversy is not new to Blue Lady. The 76,049-tonne luxury liner, formerly known as SS Norway and before that SS France, was once the largest passenger ship in the world and has a colourful history.
- Kerala's Check On Corruption (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
TRUCKERS on National Highway 47, long used to greasing the palms of officials for easy passage through the checkpost at Walayar, are now offered an interesting alternative by the Government of Kerala.
- Life Term For S.A. Basha (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Nov 07, 2007)
AFTER a trial that lasted more than five years, the Coimbatore serial bomb blasts case came to an end in late October with the sentencing of the key accused by the Special Court (bomb blasts case).
- Action Replay (Frontline, DIONNE BUNSHA, Nov 07, 2007)
THE emperor has no clothes. He has been stripped bare. And it is not a pretty sight. In fact, it is ghastly. So horrific that everyone is looking away.
- Resting On Laurels (Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
At the end of two years in office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa remains far from meeting his promise of solving the ethnic conflict.
- Governor's Choice (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Nov 07, 2007)
WITH the Indian electorate repeatedly delivering fractured mandates in a number of States, and in Parliament, the phenomenon of hung legislatures, with the resultant dilemma of who should be invited to form the government, has long demanded . . .
- The Real Bobby Jindal (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Jindal is the first Indian American to win a gubernatorial election in the U.S., but there are concerns about his silence on racism.
- All Seven Murder Accused Walk Free (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
All the seven accused in the sensational Girijashankar and Jayaprakash double murder case were acquitted by District Additional Session Judge Ashok Ningannavar on Tuesday.
- Fanning The Flames In Nandigram (Frontline, SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY, Nov 07, 2007)
What started off as a violent agitation against a rumour of land acquisition in Nandigram block in West Bengal’s East Midnapore (Purba Medinipur) district 10 months ago has, in fact, taken the form of a struggle for turf control between the . . . .
- Secure That Button And Fast! (Business Line, B. S. Raghavan , Nov 07, 2007)
There are as yet no signs of General Pervez Musharraf preparing to return to civilian rule. Actually, there is considerable confusion about the future scenario.
- Musharraf’S Second Coup (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Nov 07, 2007)
The unanimous view is that Gen Musharraf took the drastic step of imposing Emergency in Pakistan because he was sure that the Supreme Court would give an adverse judgment on his election as President.
- 'Musharraf Has Broken His Word' (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said she is committed to leading an all-party movement against President General Pervez Musharraf, to lift the emergency rule he clamped on Saturday, but will hold off on street demonstrations for now.
- Sacked Pak Cj: Rise Up Against Musharraf (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 07, 2007)
Teleph-one lines and cellphones went dead in Islamabad on Tuesday within minutes of sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry telling a meeting of lawyers over the telephone that Gen. Pervez Musharraf had declared . . . . . .
- Plight Of Women And Children (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Nov 07, 2007)
The report of the third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), released in the second week of October, has immense significance for policymakers in health, nutrition, education and gender issues.
- No Closure (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The latest issue of People’s Democracy has an editorial on the Gujarat riots in the wake of Tehelka’s sting operation.
- Bhutto Doubts Musharraf’S Ability To Control Nukes (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Opposition Leader Benazir Bhutto has cast doubts on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s ability to prevent extremists from getting hold of the country’s nuclear arsenal.
- Kandahar Hijack Financiers Set To Walk Free (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Two Pakistanis who robbed a bank to allegedly finance the hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 to Kandahar are going to walk free next month without facing a trial.
- Say Welcome To The Machine (Indian Express, SANDIPAN DEB, Nov 07, 2007)
Two monster movies are releasing this Friday, with ‘HIT’ in large purple neon signs written all over them. The quality won’t matter, the acting won’t matter, the reviews won’t matter; millions of Indians across the world will stampede . . . . .
- Unrest Continues In Pakistan (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Some 3,500 people have been arrested since the emergency was declared on Saturday and fundamental rights were suspended.
- Karnataka Government Submits Report To Centre, Bjp-Jd(s) Mlas Before President. (OutLook, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur today submitted to the Centre his "final" report on the BJP-JD(S) demand for invitation to form the government in the state as the combine, upset over not being called, paraded its MLAs before President Pratibha Patil.
- Who To Believe? (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
THE attorney-general’s remarks appear too good to be true. Speaking to a foreign wire agency, Malik Abdul Qayyum said things that would relieve our frayed nerves.
- Other Voices - American Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
BY imposing martial law, Gen Pervez Musharraf has pushed nuclear-armed Pakistan further along a perilous course and underscored the failure of President Bush’s policy towards a key ally in the war on terrorism.
- Two Coups In A Row (Dawn, Khalid Jawed Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
General Musharraf has once again imposed ‘martial law’ in the country and suspended the Constitution of Pakistan. Eight years ago when the elected prime minister had dismissed him from the office of COAS, he had responded by overthrowing . . . . . .
- "Why All This Drama?" (Frontline, S. Rajendran, Nov 07, 2007)
THE Karnataka unit of the Congress is in a fix over the decision of the Janata Dal (Secular) to opt again for an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form the government in the State.
- As Musharraf Battles Protests In Cities, Militants Seize A Town In The North-West (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
On the day Pakistan’s deposed chief justice called on lawyers to take to the streets till General Pervez Musharraf lifts the state of emergency and the US led global calls for early polls in the country, hundreds of Islamic militants seized a . . . .
- Farce In Karnataka (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
It is a miracle that former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and his ex-Chief Minister son Kumaraswamy don’t get indigestion despite eating their words so often.
- Man At Arms (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Nov 06, 2007)
When it comes to Pervez Musharraf and his Pakistan, one cannot decide which of the two descriptions — predictably shocking or shockingly predictable — fits better.
- Haircuts For Camels (Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Nov 06, 2007)
An event occurred unnoticed on January 31, 2006. Since it will continue to affect every aspect of our economic life for years, I have thought it appropriate to take note of it even so late.
- The Arc Of Instability (Tribune, S. Nihal Singh, Nov 06, 2007)
American war colleges delight in playing computer war games, sometimes to the consternation of countries that are posted as enemies.
- 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.
- Pak Hindu Judge Calls For Us Help (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
One of the seven SC judges under house arrest, Rana Bhagwandas, urged the US to support the restoration of democracy in Pakistan.
- Get Off To The Write Start (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Like many individuals connected with the arts in some way, I often claim to be an amateur novelist.
- Musharraf Says He Is In Full Control (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
"It's a joke of the highest order," Musharraf told a foreign reporter regarding reports of his house arrest. The rumour had a huge impact on Pakistan's major stock index, which plunged on Monday afternoon as a result.
- Festival Of Lights (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 06, 2007)
Diwali is here again. Easily among the most popular festivals in the country, Diwali is celebrated by most Indians regardless of faith with people decorating their homes with lamps, exchanging sweets and gifts, and burning firecrackers.
- 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.
- 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.
- Bjp To Pressure Upa On Statehood For Telangana Region (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader and former national president M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday opined that the Andhra Pradesh should be separated into two and Telangana state formed at the earliest to avoid confrontation in future.
- 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
- Ballot, Not Bullet (Dawn, Murtaza Razvi, Nov 06, 2007)
GEN Musharraf cannot be doubted when he sees a frightening spectre of disorder.
- Mercy For Murderous Rubbish Rage (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Supreme Court today reduced the life term pronounced in the murder of a rag-picker, saying throwing waste and rubbish inside a house or shop was “certainly a grave and sudden provocation”.
- 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.
- Back To Square One (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 06, 2007)
As if the first U-turn that President Pervez Musharraf did on October 12, 1999 by staging a coup was not bad enough, he has done it again, eight years later, taking the nation back to square one.
- 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 . . . .
- Decisive Battle Ahead, Says Nawaz Sharif (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 06, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, told The Hindu that civil society and other political forces in his country were gearing up for a “decisive battle” against the attack on civil liberties and political rights by President Pervez Musharraf.
- Nhrc For Cbi Probe Into Tehelka Sting (Hindustan Times, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday recommended a CBI probe into the accusations made in the recent sting operation by Tehelka.
- 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.
- 'War On Terror' Will Ensure Us Aid For Pak (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has hinted at a "review" of the massive American aid to Pakistan in the wake President Pervez Musharraf's clamping of Emergency, but senior officials, including Rice herself, concede that Washington faces major const
- Will Pakistan Turn Out Like Iran? (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf seemed to be one of the Bush administration's most valuable foreign friends after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when he denounced al Qaeda and the Taliban and joined the U.S.-declared war on terrorism.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 06, 2007)
There was something obscene about Pakistan Army soldiers entering the hallowed precincts of the country’s Supreme Court where they had no business to be, going to the Chief Justice and saying to him his services were no longer required.
- 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”.
- Mush Should Give Up Army Post: Rice (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday said Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- 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. . .
- Iftikhar: Musharraf’S Action Illegal (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
Sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry has said that President General Pervez Musharrafâ€™s decision to impose emergency rule in the country is "illegal and unconstitutional".
- Undoing Idea Of Secular India (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Nov 06, 2007)
Muslim clerics and the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board have now a new cause to pursue - opposition to the mandatory registration of marriages as directed by the Supreme Court.
- 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.
- Lawyers Take To Streets In Protest (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The police in Pakistan on Monday fired teargas and baton-charged lawyers protesting in all parts of the country against the emergency imposed by President Gen. Pervez Musharraf.
- Blogs Battle Censorship (Telegraph, Mandira Nayar, Nov 06, 2007)
This is one battle that President Pervez Musharraf was not prepared for.
- Bjp, Jd-S Mlas To Parade In Front Of President (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Karnataka governor Rameshwar Thakur left for New Delhi on Monday evening carrying his final report on the political situation in the state and the BJP-Janata Dal (S) combineâ€™s claim to power.
- Hold Elections And Tackle Terrorism Straightway (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Sunday that the government was committed to making sure that general elections were held and the democratic process flourished in Pakistan.
- Former Indian Fm Faces Drugs Charge (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Indian police were ordered Monday to charge a former foreign minister under tough anti-narcotics laws for allegedly serving opium-laced drinks to guests at a family party.
- K'taka Mlas In Delhi For Parade Before Pratibha (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Continuing with its efforts to put pressure on the Centre, the BJP-JD(S) combine in Karnataka flew down its contingent of 129 MLAs to the capital on Monday night. They are likely to be paraded before President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday in what . . .
- Mourning Tamilselvan: Crying Foul Over A Dirge (Deccan Herald, S Murari, Nov 06, 2007)
A dirge penned by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as a tribute to LTTE’s political wing leader S P Tamilselvan, who was killed in a Sri Lankan air raid at a militant hideout has raised many questions.
- Us Senators Call For Strict Action Against Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Noting that Pakistan is in a “major crisis” following imposition of Emergency, senior US senators have called for international pressure on President Pervez Musharraf, and said he should not be allowed a “free pass” this time around.
- Switching On An Emergency (Indian Express, Shailaja Bajpai, Nov 06, 2007)
It happened in the USSR, it’s been happening in Pakistan all year.
- Emergency In Pakistan: Musharraf Strikes Again (Deccan Herald, M B NAQVI, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan Army Chief, General Pervez Musharraf, has proclaimed a State of Emergency that is only a tad short of Martial Law. This is his second coup in eight years.
- 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."
- 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.
- Darkness In Pakistan (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 05, 2007)
The imposition of an Emergency and the suspension of the Constitution by President Pervez Musharraf, signalling a return to direct military rule has plunged Pakistan into one of its darkest phases ever.
- Pak Media Criticises Musharraf For Order (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani media on Sunday criticised President Pervez Musharraf for imposing emergency rule on the country, describing it as the "Generalâ€™s second coup" which would only "fracture an already weakened nation".
- 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.
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