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- “Dissolve Assembly, Hold Elections In Karnataka” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A galaxy of senior Congress leaders on Monday demanded that the Union Government and Governor Rameshwar Thakur dissolve the lower House in the State and hold elections to save the people from the “communal” Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in the . . . .
- 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.
- Food Riots In Bengal (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
The news about food riots in West Bengal is getting alarming by the day. What began as a protest against hoarding by ration shop owners in Bankura and Birbhum districts before the festive season has spread to numerous other districts.
- 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.
- 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.
- Police Action Exposes Child Workers’ Plight (Dawn, Parul Gupta, Nov 06, 2007)
Mohammed Tauheer, a poor office helper, fought back tears as he was shown the door at a police station where his sons were being questioned after a rescue operation for child workers.
- Crackdown Highlights India’S Cycle Of Child Labour (Daily Times, Parul Gupta, Nov 06, 2007)
Most child workers come from the poor states, where many are bought from parents for as little as 1,000 rupees with the frequently false promise of monthly salary
- Karnataka: Jd(s) Drops Conditions (Tribune, Jangveer Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
In the continuing game of political brinkmanship in Karnataka, former Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy today announced that his party would give “unconditional” support to the BJP to form a government in the state.
- Indo-German Relations Move Into High Gear (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
German firms are keen on a share of the over 350 billion euros that India plans to invest in infrastructure and other projects in the next five years. Investors from around the world, including Germany, obviously want a piece of the action.
- Other Voices - Indian Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The danger gong has been sounded once again, this time by the UNEP’s Global Environment Outlook report… The human species is living beyond its means on a planet with limited resources.
- Winter Session Of A.P. Assembly To Be Stormy (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A united opposition is all set to bring out the knives against the Government on a host of contentious issues with the winter session of the Assembly commencing on Monday.
- Why Not A Deal With The Militants? (Dawn, Sardar Mumtaz Ali Bhutto, Nov 05, 2007)
IF at the end of six years of open war against the so-called militants and loss of thousands of lives of citizens and soldiers, Gen Musharraf can make no better showing than yet another bomb blast close to his residence on Oct 30 and . . . . .
- Hundred Per Cent Electricity Vs ‘Hitler’ (Telegraph, Radhika Ramaseshan, Nov 05, 2007)
Keshubhai Patel sits at the BJP office in this north Gujarat town, listing the chief minister’s “achievements”.
- Bhutto Spits Fire But Bridge Still Not Burnt (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A proposed power-sharing deal with Pervez Musharraf almost in tatters, Benazir Bhutto joined Opposition leaders in lambasting the emergency but left her options open.
- Azad Manages To Sail Coalition Boat (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has completed two years of Chief Ministership and under the most trying circumstances.
- Fight Anti-Development Forces: Kidwai (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The failure of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in providing education, healthcare and other public amenities had subjected it to the ire of the public, said Mohsina Kidwai, AICC general secretary in charge of Kerala.
- Intelligence And Accountability (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Nov 05, 2007)
A retired middle-level officer in the country's intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing, has published a book quite critical of the R&AW's functioning.
- Book On Indian Spy Agency Hits Nerve (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Indian government’s reaction to a new book giving an inside-look at India’s equivalent of the CIA has raised questions on whether the author is being harassed for talking about the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and ignited debate about . . . .
- Criminal Deed (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 03, 2007)
An outrageous incident of inhuman behaviour that would shame any civilised person has been reported from Kanpur where two women in urgent need of medical attention were thrown out of a Government hospital.
- A Writer's People (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
In 1970, the New Zealand artist Colin McCahon wrote to a friend: "I have the awful problem now of being a better person before I can paint better."
- Ring For The Butler (Telegraph, Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, Nov 03, 2007)
George Orwell describes somewhere the bustling arrival at a dak bungalow in Burma of a Burmese official of modest rank.
- Modi To Keep Stars At Bay In Poll Campaign (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Nov 03, 2007)
BJP's election campaign in Gujarat would be sans 'stars'. Chief Minister Narendra Modi is learnt to have conveyed to the BJP high command that he does not need film stars to attract voters to his rallies.
- Special Article (Statesman, Sumer Kaul, Nov 03, 2007)
Mayawati’s call for trifurcation of Uttar Pradesh may have evoked no political reaction and very little media attention but it certainly comes as a surprise.
- Reorienting Youth Policies (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
Recentily, President Pervez Musharraf expressed his resolve to extend greater support to youth affairs.
- The Fall Of Dhaka (Dawn, Murtaza Razvi, Nov 03, 2007)
Autumn, or fall, as the Americans call it, is one of the best times to be in Dhaka. Not this fall though. Visiting the resilient Bangladesh capital, with its teeming, upwardly mobile middle class in late October, twice, in a span of two . . . .
- And Back To Dubai Again (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
NOT even a fortnight after she returned from her eight-year exile, PPP leader Benazir Bhutto has returned to Dubai, ostensibly to visit her children and ailing mother.
- Bush Gives Upbeat View Of Iraq (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Issuing an upbeat new assessment of an unpopular war in Iraq, President George W. Bush hailed reduced violence and declining US casualties as signs that a troop buildup was working.
- 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.
- Western Textile Importers Plan Boycott (Hindu, BATUK GATHANI, Nov 02, 2007)
Action likely against manufacturers violating child labour norms
Western clothing retailers are worried about their customers imposing voluntary boycott
Other Asian supply chains in Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Philippines are also under the scanner
- Happy Times (Indian Express, Rajeev Shukla, Nov 02, 2007)
There is no better proof of the rising global confidence in India’s economic success story than the Sensex breaching the 20,000 mark.
- Janata Dal(s) Wants Major Say On Important Issues (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Janata Dal (Secular) has sought an all-important position for the former Chief Minister, H.D. Kumaraswamy, in the conditions that the party has drafted and circulated to the BJP leaders prior to finalising an understanding with that party.
- Charity Begins At Party Office (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Nov 02, 2007)
In Communist-ruled West Bengal, people have risen in revolt against the continuing scandal of fair price shops and food riots have broken out.
- Skirting The Border (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The latest Communist Party of China Congress saw Hu Jintao emerge for his second five-year term as a stronger leader.
- Sri Lankan Media In Shackles (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Journalism is fast becoming a risky profession in Sri Lanka and journalists themselves are more in the news than they prefer to be.
- The Governor Is Not An Autocratic Ombudsman (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Political alliances should promote healthy democratic principles in that such alliances should be forged to promote common goals for the general good of the society.
- No Right For Turkey To Violate Iraqs Sovereignty: Kurds (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Turkey is stepping up pressure on the Kurdistan regional government in northern Iraq to force it to tackleTurkish Kurdish rebels holed up in the inaccessible Qandil mountains along the Iranian border.
- Resolve Palestinian Issue: U.K. (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 02, 2007)
Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Thursday emphasised Saudi Arabia’s role in finding a solution to the Palestinian problem as King Abdullah wound up his four-day visit to Britain amid continuing protests by campaign groups over his country’s . . . . .
- Row Over Saudi King's Visit To Uk (Times of India, RASHMEE ROSHAN LALL, Oct 31, 2007)
Pomp, ceremony and controversy has marked the start of king Abdullah's three-day visit to Britain, the first by a Saudi monarch in 20 years, with human rights protestors and leading British politicians denouncing the red carpet welcome. . .
- Do Not Boycott Politics, Kalam Advises Students (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The energy and good cheer were intact as A P J Abdul Kalam ignited more young minds on Tuesday. Addressing close to 6,000 students from around 120 schools at the inauguration of Renaissance 2007:
- Khaleda Ousted In Party Coup (Deccan Herald, Hassan Shahriar, Oct 31, 2007)
Reformists in Khaleda Zia's Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have ousted the former prime minister as party chief while she is under arrest on corruption charges, officials said Tuesday.
- Khaleda Ousted As Party Chief (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Dissidents in Bangladesh’s largest political party have ousted former prime minister Khaleda Zia as leader while she is under arrest on corruption charges, officials said on Tuesday.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 31, 2007)
Far more important than the RSP’s cavil over the possible benefits from a chemical hub in Nayachar is the Centre’s spanner in the works.
- Coping With A Rapidly Urbanising World (Hindu, N. Gopal Raj , Oct 31, 2007)
When the United Nations Population Fund published its “State of the World Population” report earlier this year, it pointed out that the world would reach “an invisible but momentous milestone” in 2008 when, for the first time in history . . . .
- Saudi King’S Visit Starts On A Sour Note (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Oct 31, 2007)
Human rights, arms trade protesters line up the route, raise slogans
- 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. . . . .
- Warsaw’S New Dispensation (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Poland’s likely new coalition of the centre-right Civic Platform — the largest single party to emerge from the recent general elections — promises to build upon the country’s robust economic growth, push for early adoption of the . . . .
- Saudi King Raps U.K. On Terrorism (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Oct 30, 2007)
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Monday accused Britain of failing to act on intelligence supplied by his government that may have averted the July 7 London bombings in which at least 52 persons were killed and hundreds injured.
- Congress Seeks Dissolution Of Karnataka Assembly (Tribune, Anita Katyal, Oct 30, 2007)
The Congress today officially asked the Centre to dissolve the Karnataka Assembly and called for an early election to prevent the formation of a new government through horse- trading.
- Cong Seeks House Dissolution (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Though the government is yet to make a move, swift developments could take place with the arrival of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi from her China trip on Monday night.
- Waiting For The Messiah (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Oct 30, 2007)
With the Tehelka exposé we have been jolted, yet again, into the reality of modern India where there is no respect for the rule of law, for the security of life and freedom of choice, and all else that is humane.
- Spirit Of Mahatma Gandhi Helps March Of The Poor To Victory (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Tens of thousands of poor farmers and tribespeople forced promises of land reform from the Indian Government yesterday after walking 320 kilometres to Delhi to protest against the marginalisation of the downtrodden in the country’s economic boom.
- K'taka Cong Seeks Fresh Poll (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
In the wake of the BJP and the Janata Dal(S) forging an alliance to form the Government in Karnataka, the Congress on Monday asked the Centre to dissolve the Assembly and hold fresh elections in the State.
- Argentina’S First Lady Now President (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Argentine first lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner rode an economic boom and her husband's popularity to victory in a presidential election on Sunday to become the country's first elected woman leader.
- Saudi King's Visit Marred By Protests, Boycotts (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah begins his official visit to the UK from Tuesday. Saudi king faces protests and boycotts in his four-day stay in London.
- Mulayam’S Reply Sought (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Supreme Court today sought replies from former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav and his family members on a CBI plea that it needed to register a regular criminal case against them for corruption.
- Globalisation:new Challenges (Deccan Herald, MARIO SOARES, Oct 29, 2007)
Recent developments show, the world is now on the way to a multi-polar arrangement.
- Advani Foresees Polls In 2008 (Hindu, Atiq Khan, Oct 29, 2007)
Foreseeing Lok Sabha elections in the first quarter of 2008, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani said on Sunday that the factors which contributed to the Bahujan Samaj Party’s victory in Uttar Pradesh would help the Bharatiya . . . . .
- 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.
- The ‘Resource-Curse’ Effect In Myanmar (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 29, 2007)
Last week, US President Bush announced new sanctions against Myanmar’s military government.
- It's Advantage Congress (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 29, 2007)
Coalition governance has been around for 20 years and while the last two Governments have mastered the art of survival, the issue of effective governance has been a serious casualty.
- We Will Ride To Power: Advani (Asian Age, Amita Verma, Oct 29, 2007)
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Leader of the Opposition Lal Krishna Advani has said that the factors that catapulted the Bahujan Samaj Party into power in Uttar Pradesh will now lead the BJP to victory at the Centre in the Lok Sabha elections.
- Sonia Meets Shanghai's New Communist Party Chief (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi has become the first foreign leader to meet with the new Communist Party Secretary of Shanghai, China's gleaming commercial hub.
- Rahul’S Chance To Prove Himself (Business Line, B. S. Raghavan , Oct 29, 2007)
Political observers have gone to town in a big way following Mr Rahul Gandhi’s appointment as the Congress General-Secretary.
- India’S Poorest March On Capital For Land Rights (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
THOUSANDS of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- India’S Poor March For Land Rights (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Thousands of poor farmers, landless workers and indigenous people reached the Indian capital Sunday after a month-long protest march to highlight the plight of those marginalised by India’s economic boom.
- Make The Govt Work (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 29, 2007)
After the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as general secretary of the Congress party, there has been considerable media speculation on when he may join or lead the government.
- Mirroring A Democracy (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Give me the liberty to know, to utter and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.”
- Cbi Set To File Fir Against Mulayam (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
In a move likely to intensify the political cold war between Congress and Samajwadi Party, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday sought Supreme Court's permission to file an FIR against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his kin in a . . . .
- That Man From Louisiana (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
Many, in the United States and abroad, have been dismayed by the intolerance and downright ugliness that has crept into American politics since the terrorist attacks of 9/11. Yet, for all the unseemliness in the American political firmament. . .
- I-T Raids On Bjp Reddys,sriramulu (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 27, 2007)
In a massive crackdown, sleuths of the Income Tax department on Friday raided the residences and business establishments of several mining magnates including those of BJP MP G Karunakara Reddy, his brother and MLC G Janardhan Reddy and former . . . .
- Washington’S Cuba Detour (Dawn, Tariq Ali, Oct 27, 2007)
BOGGED down in Iraq and Afghanistan, obsessed with Iran’s rise as a regional power (a direct result of the wars in the aforementioned countries) the US State Department has woken up to the fact that South America is in turmoil.
- Other Voices - Bangladesh Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 27, 2007)
IT comes as a great relief that anti-corruption task forces have started working at the Dhaka City Corporation and other public services agencies.
- Set It Right Now (Pioneer, Udayan Namboodiri, Oct 27, 2007)
Why should the Indian Government and the national Opposition lose sleep if Pakistanis are getting killed in jihadi strikes? Well, isolationism is out of fashion now.
- Know Your Benazir (Pioneer, Wilson John, Oct 27, 2007)
After last week's suicide bombing in Karachi, a sympathy wave is sought to be manufactured in favour of the 'daughter of the East' even here in India. But does the lady deserve a second chance?
- Bonds Of Marriage (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 27, 2007)
The Supreme Court's directive to all States and Union Territories to enact suitable legislation that will make the registration of all marriages, irrespective of the religion of the couples, compulsory, is a welcome move in the right direction.
- New Officer Appointed To Probe Attack On Bhutto’S Motorcade (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
A new chief investigator has been appointed to probe the suicide attack on opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, after she claimed the previous officer was complicit in the torture of her husband in 1999, an official said Thursday.
- Newborn’S Death Sparks Protest In Kishtwar (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Two days after a hospital in Bhaderwah was ransacked by an irate mob, residents of Kishtwar today staged a dharna to protest against the death of a newborn child allegedly due to negligence of doctors.
- Ncp To Support Congress No-Confidence Motion Against Bjp Govt (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Accusing ruling BJP government in Madhya Pradesh of failing on all fronts and marred with rampant corruption at higher level, NCP on Wednesday declared that it will support Congress' no confidence motion against chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
- Pathologist Maintains Bob Woolmer Ingested Poison (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The pathologist who conducted the autopsy of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer on Thursday told the inquest into Woolmer's death that Woolmer died as the result of poisoning and strangulation.
- What Next For Benazir Bhutto? (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The PPP leader’s return to Pakistan heralds the return of democratic politics but sharpens political polarisation.
- Official Heading Karachi Blast Probe Quits (Hindu, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 25, 2007)
A police official heading the investigations into the October 19 attack on Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming procession in Karachi has stepped down from the probe days after the former Prime Minister said she had no trust in him.
- Engineers, Contractors To Get Incentive (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Governor Lieut-Gen S.K. Sinha (retd) has lauded the state government for instituting awards for honest and meritorious public service even as Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday evening announced introduction of 10 awards for engineers and contractors for . . . .
- Contrasting Tales Of Resurgence (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Oct 25, 2007)
Even if things fall apart on the Indo-US nuclear deal and elections are held early, the polls will be a proper democratic exercise, unlike in Pakistan, where a free and fair election and democracy are still a mirage.
- Hu In Control (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 24, 2007)
Chinese President Hu Jintao has emerged stronger from the just-concluded 17th Communist Party congress. He has been re-elected for another term to its Politburo Standing Committee.
- Indian Pm’S Fund Missing Millions Of Dollars: Report (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
More than three million dollars donated to the Indian prime minister’s relief fund for victims of disasters such as the Asian tsunami and Kashmir earthquake are missing, reports said on Tuesday.
- Pakistan And Its Prisoners Of Destiny (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Oct 24, 2007)
Benazir Bhutto knows how to press the right buttons when speaking to Western audiences through the mass media.
- Threat To Bhutto: Qaeda Woman Will Strike (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Oct 24, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has received an assassination threat from a follower of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 24, 2007)
High-voltage talks are on this week to counter terrorism in the subcontinent, and it may just be coincidental that the move comes in the wake of explosions in Ajmer, Ludhiana and Karachi.
- Why Participatory Notes Are Dangerous (Business Line, R. Vaidyanathan, Oct 24, 2007)
Participatory Notes (PN) — a general name used for the investment by Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) through Offshore Derivative Instruments (ODIs) such as Participatory Notes, Equity-Linked Notes, Capped Return Notes and Participating. . .
- Janata Dal(s) President H.D. Deve Gowda On The Karnataka Crisis (Frontline, PARVATHI MENON, Oct 24, 2007)
A CENTRAL figure in the ongoing political change in Karnataka is former Prime Minister and national president of the Janata Dal (Secular) H.D. Deve Gowda, the hardy perennial of regional politics in India.
- Law Unto Himself (Frontline, Nirupama Subramanian , Oct 24, 2007)
EVENTS of the past few months in Pakistan have driven politically-conscious people of this country to ask themselves and others despairingly why they cannot have “normal” elections as in other places; why their President’s term of office should be . . . .
- Quake Survivors Still Homeless (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 24, 2007)
IT seemed rather insensitive for Erra’s deputy chairperson to tell quake survivors in Swanj and Dheerkot in AJK on Sunday to finish building houses by the year-end.
- Benazir May Not Stay (Pioneer, B Raman, Oct 23, 2007)
In the wake of the Karachi bombing, which the police say was the act of a suicide bomber, Benazir Bhutto might choose to operate from Dubai till election is held in Pakistan.
- Corruption Must Be Rooted Out: Bangladesh Army Chief (Hindu, HAROON HABIB, Oct 23, 2007)
Bangladesh’s Army chief, General Moeen U. Ahmed, has said it would be a disgrace for the nation if the two detained leaders — Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia — are allowed to lead their parties again if they are convicted of corruption.
- The Wages Of Sin (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 23, 2007)
SO then, the American-brokered Mother of All Deals, or MAD, has spawned the first of its many malformed babies.
- Other Voices - European Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 23, 2007)
Karachi, the economic capital of Pakistan, has a long history of ethnic, religious and criminal violence.
- Man From Malerkotla (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 23, 2007)
Whenever an Indian leaves the country’s shores, one dream recurring in his mind is to make it big in the foreign land.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 23, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party has crossed the limits of civilised discourse. No one denies that Dr Manmohan Singh’s position as a titular Prime Minister has now declined to that of a weakling in the wake of a virtual capitulation to the Left on the . . . .
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