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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 . . . . . .
- 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 . . . . . .
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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”.
- 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".
- 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.
- Jd-U Action Against Mla Likely (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Under pressure from the public and the Opposition, the ruling Janata Dal-United, in a face-saving move, now plans action against the don-turned-party MLA Mr Anant Kumar Singh in Bihar.
- Blogs Battle Censorship (Telegraph, Mandira Nayar, Nov 06, 2007)
This is one battle that President Pervez Musharraf was not prepared for.
- 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.
- Oil’S Not Well (Indian Express, Vikram S Mehta, Nov 06, 2007)
I have often regretted my cautious approach towards the Indian stock market.
- 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."
- 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.
- Tight Curbs On Media, Tv Channels Are Taken Off Air (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
After the imposition of emergency rule, Gen. Pervez Musharraf issued decrees late to curb the freedom of the print and electronic media in the country.
- Modi Must Be Punished (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Nov 05, 2007)
Some serious-minded secularists feel that the sting operation showing Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modiâ€™s foot soldiers boasting about conducting the Gujarat pogrom with state support should not have been publicised.
- Bjp: Mush Move Similar To Indira's Emergency Call (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Reminding Pakistanis of its own leaders' fight against the emergency imposed by Indira Gandhi in 1975, the BJP on Sunday criticised General Pervez Musharraf for "institutionalising personal power through totalitarianism".
- 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
- 500 Held In Pak Crackdown (Tribune, Rezaul H. Laskar, Nov 05, 2007)
In a major crackdown, Pakistani security agencies today rounded up opposition leaders, lawyers and human rights activists and put under house arrest sacked Chief Justice Iftikhar M. Chaudhry amid speculation that President Pervez Musharraf may . . . .
- 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.
- No Democracy Without Transparency (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
Hearing a set of guidelines by amicus curiae Khalid Anwar for dealing with demonstrations and protests, the Chief Justice observed that the deployment of police in plain clothes was illegal.
- Edits (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
It would be premature to speculate at this juncture whether Pakistan is destined for another phase of martial law in the event of Parvez Musharraf’s re-election as President being blackballed ~ if club jargon is quite the word ~ by the Supreme Court.
- A Question Of Survival (Statesman, Raju Santhanam, Nov 05, 2007)
Survival is clearly General Pervez Musharraf’s reason for the emergency in Pakistan. By next week, the Supreme Court was to declare him ineligible to contest the elections. Within hours of the Emergency, a pliable Chief Justice is in place.
- New Pak Cj Over-Rules Chaudhry (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan’s new Chief Justice Mr Abdul Hameed Dogar has over-ruled his predecessor Mr Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry’s order annulling Emergency and cancelled all cases that were being heard by the Supreme Court, including legal challenge . . . . . .
- All Eyes On Asia’S Sick Man (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 05, 2007)
So, Pakistan is in for turmoil brought on by the declaration of Emergency and promulgation of the Provisional Constitutional Order by President Pervez Musharraf on November 3.
- 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.
- Elections May Be Delayed, Says Aziz (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
* PM says Constitution allows one-year extension in assemblies’ tenure
* No deadline for lifting emergency
* Presidential elections issue is sub judice
* 500 ‘preventive arrests’ made
- Wages Of Confrontation (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Chief of the Army Staff, General Pervez Musharraf, has declared, according to Sheikh Rashid, the railways minister, a state of “Emergency Plus” because his order carries with it a Provisional Constitutional order (PCO) associated . . . . . .
- Beyond Emergency Rule (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
SATURDAY’S declaration of emergency rule has put an abrupt end to the government’s policy of ‘enlightened moderation’, as borne out by detention of dozens of civil society members within 24 hours of the proclamation.
- It Is Martial Law: Shahbaz Sharif (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 05, 2007)
The “massive crackdown” that Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has unleashed is bound to unite “democratic forces” inside and outside Pakistan, Shahbaz Sharif, the brother of the former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, has said.
- 4,000 Held In Pak Crackdown (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 05, 2007)
Uncert-ainty prevailed in Pakistan on Sunday as the government used force to silence opponents of the "severe" emergency rule imposed on Saturday even-ing that in all but name amounts to full-fledged martial law.
- The Darkest Hour (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Gen Pervez Musharraf has brazenly put the clock far back in Pakistan by imposing what he calls “a state of emergency”.
- Andhra Reopens 31-Yr-Old Naxalite Case (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh police has re-opened a 31-year-old case that symbolised a defining moment in the blood-soaked Naxalite history. A senior Maoist leader was arrested and produced before a local court yesterday.
- It’S Time To Save Nation: Pervez (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said late on Saturday night that it was time for action to save Pakistan from extremists, terrorists and anti-Pakistan elements.
- India, In Print (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
In many ways Indian journalism is at crossroads. Media houses are facing ever-increasing competition. Market forces and globalisation have brought about changes, which were unthinkable even 10 years ago.
- Us "Deeply Disturbed" By Musharraf's Emergency Rule (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The United States says it's "deeply disturbed" by its key ally Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of emergency rule in apparent defiance of Washington and asked him to hold elections by January 15 as promised.
- Good To Be Free (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
An independent judiciary is an institution that politicians like the least. It can show them for what they truly are.
- Crackdown On Opp Leaders, Activists (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up Opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan's military ruler suspended the Constitution, ousted the top judge and deployed troops to fight what he called rising Islamic extremism.
- Musharraf Maelstrom And India (Indian Express, C. Raja Mohan, Nov 05, 2007)
India had reasons to mince its words on General Pervez Musharraf’s second coup that suspended Pakistan’s constitution, emasculated the higher judiciary that was beginning to show signs of independence, and pulled the plug on the vibrant . . . . . .
- Emergency Rule (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The last remaining shreds of democracy in Pakistan have been destroyed with the imposition of Emergency rule on the country.
- Defiance May Make Him Ineffective, Force Military To Rethink Its Options (Indian Express, Husain Haqqani, Nov 05, 2007)
General Pervez Musharraf may not call it so but his proclamation to suspend Pakistan’s constitution in his capacity as Chief of Army Staff on Saturday amounted to a declaration of martial law. Pakistanis are used to their army taking over . .. . . . .
- Judicial Activism And Extremism Prompted To Declare Emergency: Musharaff (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said increasing judicial activism and a spurt in terrorism and extremism had paralysed and demoralised the government prompting him to take the "difficult" decision to save the nation from a "dangerous" juncture.
- Pak’S General Chaos (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan is accustomed to periodic impositions of martial law, or emergency. But General Pervez Musharraf’s “second coup” comes at an especially fraught juncture, and its repercussions could be far more destabilising than his patrons in . . . . .
- On The Edge (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
History repeats itself, the first time as tragedy and the second time as farce. Karl Marx's famous dictum is nowhere more applicable than in Pakistan where General Musharraf, by declaring an emergency, has pulled off a repeat of his 1999 coup.
- Rahman Case, Buddha’S Truth (Indian Express, SUBRATA NAGCHOUDHURY, Nov 05, 2007)
West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee never appeared so fidgety, not even after the Singur fiasco and the Nandigram killings, when he faced the media recently — twice in quick succession.
- Situation In Pak Akin To What India Faced In '75: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The BJP on Sunday said that developments in Pakistan were akin to what India faced during the Internal Emergency imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975.
- Pak Cj Upstages Chaudhry (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistans new Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar has over-ruled his predecessor Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhrys order annulling emergency and cancelled all cases that were being heard by the Supreme Court, including legal challenge . . . . . .
- Supreme Court And President Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Justice Mr Javed Iqbal, heading the 11-member Supreme Court bench hearing petitions challenging President General Pervez Musharraf’s candidature for the office of president, has observed in the court that threats of martial law or . . . . .
- Twilight Of The Don (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The outrage perpetrated by Anant Singh MLA is true to Bihar’s stereotype, and its grim reality. On Thursday in Patna the flamboyant don-turned-MLA and his henchmen attacked journalists, held them hostage.
- Regulation In India: Inevitable Reality (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Regulation is inevitable in all areas of activity and it should be transparent with rights of consultation for all.
- We Made A Mistake, So What, Says Police (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
In a case of misplaced justice, 26-year-old Lakshmana was released 50 days after authorities arrested him for 'defaming' Shivaji. Google, which owns Orkut , had cooperated with Mumbai police but the vital IP address — the unique number . . . . .
- Don't Overstep (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 03, 2007)
The sessions judge who tried the Coimbatore blasts case has come up with a novel reason for not awarding capital punishment to the accused who were charged with conspiracy and murder.
- Other Voices - Bangladesh Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
IT was a dream. It came true.
Bangladesh freed the judiciary from the executive branch, effective from November 1, ending the long legacy of British colonial and Pakistan’s ‘semi-colonial’ rules.
- Tamil Tiger No 2 Killed In Government Air Raid (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Tamil Tigers’ political chief and number two in command was killed yesterday in an air force raid, dashing hopes for a quick end to the resurgent conflict in Sri Lanka.
- Hearing By Nov 6 (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 03, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Friday fixed November 5 for hearing a plea of the Supreme Court Bar Association that sought a statement from the government that it was not contemplating imposition of martial law or emergency in the country.
- A Criminal Force? (Tribune, PUNYAPRIYA DASGUPTA, Nov 03, 2007)
THE ghost of an outspoken judge is haunting the Indian establishment. A pronouncement by Justice Anand Narain Mulla of the Allahabad High Court nearly half a century ago is often quoted even today.
- Cornered Upa To Let Bjp Form Govt (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
With no cracks emerging in the BJP-JD(S) combine despite Karnataka governor Rameshwar Thakur dragging his feet over extending an invitation to the partners to form a government, UPA leadership seems to be veering around to the prospect of having to . . .
- Bangladesh Judiciary Separates From The Executive (Hindu, HAROON HABIB, Nov 02, 2007)
The judiciary of Bangladesh embarked on an epoch-making journey on Thursday separating itself from the executive organ of the state fulfilling a long-cherished dream.
- Bangladesh Separates Judiciary, Executive (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
In a landmark move, Bangladesh's military-backed interim Government on Thursday announced formal separation of judiciary from the executive, describing it as a crucial step to ensure rule of law and "completeness of democracy".
- 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
- Petition Against Chauhan’S Wife (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A writ petition filed in the Supreme Court by the Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly, Jamuna Devi, seeking to invoke the Court’s powers under Article 32 of the Constitution for an enquiry by an independent agency into . . . .
- 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.
- 5 Lakh Compensation For Blueline Victims Sought (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party at its monthly meeting convened here on Thursday under the chairmanship of its president Harsh Vardhan demanded that the Delhi Government provide a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to the families of those killed in . . . .
- 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.
- 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.
- Sharad Backs Bjp-Jd(s) In K'taka (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
In a show of affinity with its NDA ally, the Janata Dal(U) has strongly pleaded the BJP case in Karnataka and has demanded that the Governor invite BS Yediyurappa to form the Government in the State.
- Sharad Yadav To Raise Justice Sabharwal Issue In Parliament (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav on Thursday said he would raise the issue of allegations against the former Chief Justice of India, Y.P. Sabharwal, during the winter session of Parliament and demand a CBI inquiry into it.
- Mla Arrested After Attack On Journalists (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The police on Thursday arrested JD(U) MLA Anant Singh and four others for allegedly assaulting journalists after taking them hostage and attacking their colleagues when they protested.
- Jd(u) Mla Held For Assaulting Tv Scribes (The Economic Times, 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.
- Bihar Mla Assaults Journalists, Arrested (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Police On Thursday arrested Anant Singh, a controversial MLA of the ruling JD(U) in Bihar, on charges of assaulting three journalists who approached him for comments in a rape and murder case in which he is alleged to be involved.
- Suicide Bomber Kills 8 Pak Air Force Officials (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
At least eight officials of the Pakistan Air Force were killed and 40 others injured when a suicide bomber rammed his motorbike into their bus Thursday morning, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general, Maj-Gen Waheed Arshad said here.
- Targeting Terror (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
Twenty one men have been found guilty by a Spanish court of carrying out the worst-ever terror attack in Europe — the March 2004 Madrid train bombings that killed 191 people and injured 1800.
- Chhattisgarh: Naxal Leader In Jail Swallows Sim Card (Indian Express, Nitin Mahajan, Nov 02, 2007)
The Chhattisgarh Police have recovered a mobile phone from the possession of Narayan Sanyal, the highest-ranking Maoist ideologue lodged in Bilaspur Central Prison.
- 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.
- Jd(u) Mla, Goons Attack Scribes (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The credo of good governance in Bihar suffered a severe setback when ruling party legislator Anant Singh and his goons held NDTV reporter Prakash Singh captive and assaulted three other newsmen here on Thursday.
- Reservation Needed For Real Equality, Says Jethmalani (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Centuries of injustice to backward classes still continuing
Court must respect legislative judgment
Total population of country is irrelevant
- T.S. Nanavati, New Pleader (Hindu, MANAS DASGUPTA, Oct 31, 2007)
He takes the place of Arvind Pandya
Government seeks more time to submit analysis of CDs with call details
Rights activists demand fresh CBI inquiry into the Tehelka episode
- Supreme Court Intervention: The Way Out (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
The appropriate course would be for the President to seek the advice of the SC under Article 143(1).
- Uproar Over The Nro (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Oct 30, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto’s return has evoked strong reactions. A section of society has raised a moral uproar over the National Reconciliation Ordinance that was promulgated before her arrival, claiming that she has been allowed to ‘escape justice. . . . .
- Sc Refuses Judicial Probe Against Ex-Cji (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking a judicial probe into allegations of misconduct against former Chief Justice of India YK Sabharwal, saying it may ‘prejudice’ the appeal of journalists held guilty of contempt of court . . . .
- Bjp Asks For Early Decision On Karnataka (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Oct 30, 2007)
Former BJP president M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday asked Karnataka governor Rameshwar Thakur to take an early decision on extending the invite to BJP-JD(S) Legislature Party leader B.S. Yediyurappa to form the government.
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