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- In Sonia Declaration Fine Print, 500 Old Shares Of An Old Family Tie (Indian Express, ZEESHAN SHAIKH, Apr 20, 2006)
When Congress president Sonia Gandhi filed nomination papers for the Rae Bareli Lok Sabha seat, tucked away was a little detail in her financial declaration: 500 shares in Western India Tanneries.
- Kerala Needs More Investments: Pm (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 20, 2006)
Brushing aside any speculation of Left parties troubling the UPA government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said LEFT were “valued allies” and any problems would be resolved in an amicable manner.
- Narmada: Listen To The Real Stakeholders’ Voices (The Financial Express, CM VASUDEV, Apr 19, 2006)
We have a long way to go to utilise our water resources better; let’s not waste time in futile . . .
- I Broke Fast As I Am Needed In The Narmada Valley: Medha Patkar (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Apr 19, 2006)
Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar, who was on a hunger strike seeking justice for families displaced by the Narmada dam project, is helped by the affected vilagers as she leaves hospital in New Delhi on Tuesday. Ms. Patkar said she gave up the fa
- Master Plan To Be Prepared For Beautification Of Mysore City (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 19, 2006)
It will also aim at projecting the city as a tourist destination
Architects and urban planners to be roped in for the plan
City to receive funds under urban renewal programme
Sound and light show to be beamed at Mysore Palace
- Ndmc Inks Deal With E-Government Foundation (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 19, 2006)
To facilitate better decision-making within the Council
Will provide a double entry fund-based financial accounting system
Aims at improving internal financial controls to promote greater transparency and accountability
- Sonia Files Nomination, Gets Into Poll Mode (Tribune, Shahira Naim, Apr 18, 2006)
The party has started looking up in Uttar Pradesh, said a beaming Congress president Sonia Gandhi today while summing up the impact of her candidature from Rae Bareli on the health of Congress in UP.
- Social Novel (Hindu, V. Gopalakrishna, Apr 18, 2006)
Vyasaraya Ballala; Navakarnataka Publications (P) Ltd., 11, Embassy Centre, Crescent Road, Bangalore-560001. Rs. 175.
- Dangerous Concept Of Nation-State (Tribune, Anita Inder Singh, Apr 17, 2006)
Serb communist-nationalist and President of the post-1991 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
- Pact With Us To Close Weapon Door (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Apr 17, 2006)
India is about to sign a bilateral agreement with the US, which will require New Delhi to give up the option of testing a nuclear weapon forever.
- Pm To Get Taste Of India Fever In Germany (Hindustan Times, Manish Chand, Apr 17, 2006)
When Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to Germany on a four-day state visit this week, he will find Europe's industrial titan keen to engage with an increasingly confident India and getting attracted to its films, fashion and literature as never before.
- Sonia To File Nomination On Monday (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 17, 2006)
When Congress president Sonia Gandhi arrives in Rae Bareli to file her nomination papers for the parliamentary by-election to the constituency, she will be accompanied by her family members, party sources said on Sunday.
- Media Crisis In Nepal (Daily Excelsior, M L Kotru, Apr 15, 2006)
I find it very disturbing that the Indian media, print and electronic, should show little interest in the ongoing political crisis in Nepal, a crisis that has been preceded by years of upheaval.
- The Uncertain Knowledge Edge (Deccan Herald, Amulya Ganguli, Apr 15, 2006)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is following V P Singh's ‘disas- trous’ line on reservation
- Debate And Democracy (The Financial Express, Editorial, Financial Express, Apr 14, 2006)
The two have a vigorous, vital link
- Clans Do Not Make India (Telegraph, ASHOK MITRA , Apr 14, 2006)
It is a hard choice between feudalism and sectarianism
- Taking Another Swipe At The Left (Telegraph, Bhaskar Chatterjee, Apr 14, 2006)
When a person purchases a book priced at no less than Rs 500, he expects it to broaden his mind and enrich his analytical faculty.
- George, Grounded (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Apr 14, 2006)
A Nitish Kumar victory in November has seen a George Fernandes exit in April. With Sharad Yadav running away with the presidentship of the Janata Dal (United), George Fernandes — the man who took on prime ministers and may well have imagined . . .
- Remembering Pcj: Communist And Conciliator (Indian Express, Inder Malhotra, Apr 14, 2006)
friends and admirers of P.C. Joshi, arguably the most popular leader of the Communist Party of India, will start the year-long celebrations of his birth centenary.
- Big India’S Special Link With Small Cyprus (Deccan Herald, MICHAEL JANSEN, Apr 14, 2006)
The President of Cyprus, Tassos Papadopoulos, is on a five-day visit to India. Cyprus has historic links with India, and can gain from greater co-operation with it
- 20,000 Houses Sanctioned For City (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 14, 2006)
Geeta Reddy tours Chudi Bazar as part of Praja Patham
- The Great Transformation (Telegraph, Achin Vanaik , Apr 12, 2006)
The author is professor of international relations and global politics, Delhi University
- Arjun Is Barking Up The Wrong Tree (Pioneer, BULBUL ROY MISHRA, Apr 12, 2006)
More than quota, the need is to create more technical and business schools for poor students of all castes, says Bulbul Roy Mishra
- Shutters Up Again (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Apr 12, 2006)
SBI must work out stringent measures
- Will Congress Survive As Fiefdom Of Gandhi Dynasty? (Daily Excelsior, Kedar Nath Pandey, Apr 12, 2006)
On the last day of his life Mahatama Gandhi wrote a will wanting the Congress to be dissolved. In his view it was a movement not a political outfit to govern the country. Alive, he would have destroyed it.
- 6 Nba Activists End Fast; Patkar Continues (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 12, 2006)
Six out of 11 Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activists today called off their fast following an appeal by their leader, Medha Patkar, who asked them late last night to “end their fast and plan for an intensified struggle”.
- Infernal Apathy (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Apr 12, 2006)
The Meerut blaze and its tragic toll is a chronicle of a story re-told many times in India — Dabwali, Baripada, Uphaar cinema, Srirangam and Kumbakonam.
- She Has A Point (Business Standard, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2006)
The protest fast by the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader, Medha Patkar (since arrested and hospitalised), is not without provocation though one can quarrel with her chosen method of protest.
- Parliament Redeems Itself (Pioneer, Surya Prakash, Apr 11, 2006)
While there can be some disappointment over the quantum of punishment meted out to the MPs who wanted commissions for recommending projects under the MPLADS scheme, the overall response of the two Houses of Parliament to the reported cases of . . .
- Sonia Quits All Posts Of “Profit” (Tribune, Anita Katyal, Apr 11, 2006)
Following up on her resignation from the Lok Sabha and the National Advisory Council, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has now resigned from all the socio-cultural organisations which she heads or patronises. These include all those connected . . .
- Unquiet Flows The Narmada (Deccan Herald, Punypriya Dasgupta , Apr 11, 2006)
Big dams projects never really provide the irrigation and power that their project reports promise
- Special Package For It Units In Hubli: Cm (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 11, 2006)
Chief Minister H D Kumaaraswamy on Monday informed that an IT investors’ meet will be held in Hubli on May 20 in order to attract the IT companies to establish their units here and also assured them of announcing a special package.
- Narmada: Team Meets Manmohan (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI and SUNNY SEBASTIAN , Apr 11, 2006)
They inspected rehabilitation sites
Team denied submitting a report to PM on findings
Medha Patkar's fast entered 13th day on Monday
- Upa Appeasing Minorities: Advani (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 10, 2006)
BJP leader L.K. Advani today accused the Congress-led UPA government of “appeasing” minorities and said the policy was not for the welfare of the minorities but to get their votes.
- An Indian Role In Africa (Telegraph, S.L. Rao, Apr 10, 2006)
The author is former director-general, National Council for Applied Economic . . .
- The Politics Of Personality (Telegraph, RAMACHANDRA GUHA , Apr 10, 2006)
In her early years as Congress president, Sonia Gandhi was treated as a political lightweight by her opponents and independent commentators alike. Her public persona exuded diffidence.
- Politics As Spectacle (Daily Excelsior, Editorial, Daily Excelsior, Apr 10, 2006)
What should one make out of these pictures: former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani holding a bow and arrow in his hands and Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh wielding . . .
- A Bearer's Chit (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Apr 10, 2006)
There is nothing subtle about the UPA Government's attempt to secure a 'clean chit' for Election Commissioner Navin Chawla against whom the Opposition NDA has levelled serious charges of gross impropriety and pronounced political bias.
- Mass Leadership And Backroom Politics (Hindu, VIDYA SUBRAHMANIAM, Apr 08, 2006)
The Congress will do well to look at the BJP, which has begun to experience the consequences of ignoring its mass leaders.
- Painful Progress (Hindustan Times, Editorial, The Hindustan Times, Apr 08, 2006)
Before Medha Patkar and fellow activists embarked on their current struggle, they should have considered two things.
- When Office Is A Perk (Tribune, Subhash C. Kashyap, Apr 08, 2006)
Constitution has been circumvented
- Aligarh Adm, Sp Suspended (Tribune, Shahira Naim, Apr 08, 2006)
The Aligarh District Magistrate, the SSP, the ADM (City) and the SP (City) were suspended following yesterday’s communal violence which left four dead in the city. A probe has been ordered.
- In The Wake Of The Bush Visit (Dawn, Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Apr 08, 2006)
In the aftermath of President George Bush’s visit, too much importance is being attached to inanities, while among the important points only the nuclear deal with India has monopolised comments, giving an impression as if all that matters to . . .
- Sonia To Quit All “Profit” Posts (Tribune, Anita Katyal, Apr 07, 2006)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s decision to resign as chairperson of the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Trust may well trigger a wave of similar resignations by her from the various organisations and trusts which she heads or patronises.
- Sonia Sword On Agp, Salve On Minorities (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 07, 2006)
From Nagaon to Dhubri to Mangaldoi, Congress president Sonia Gandhi today chanted the minority mantra everywhere in a final attempt to retain the party’s hold on a community whose votes could ultimately decide who will hold the reins at Dispur.
- Hierarchy Of Protests, On Delhi Roads (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 07, 2006)
Protests have a pecking order, as Delhi has shown in recent days.
- Up: 4 Killed, 13 Injured In Clash In Aligarh (Press Trust of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 07, 2006)
Four persons were killed and 13 injured, six of them seriously, when members of two communities clashed over a place of worship, opening fire and pelting stones, after which indefinite curfew was imposed in three police station areas of this . . .
- The Politics Of Sacrifice (Telegraph, Swapan Dasgupta, Apr 07, 2006)
Why Sonia Gandhi can get away with her grand-standing
- The Evolution Of The Model Code (Hindu, V. Jayanth , Apr 07, 2006)
With its origins in 1951, the code emerged out of a political consensus. So long as it remained on paper, there was hardly any protest. The situation changed when the focus shifted to enforcement.
- Third Stepdown For Sonia (Telegraph, Radhika Ramaseshan, Apr 06, 2006)
Sonia Gandhi has resigned for the third time — now as the chairperson of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust whose first head was Mahatma Gandhi.
- Pmo Delaying Chawla File, Says Bjp (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 06, 2006)
Charging the UPA government of stalling the removal of Election Commissioner Mr Naveen Chawla for his alleged “Emergency excesses” and proximity to the Congress, the BJP today demanded that the Prime Minister’s Office send the relevant file, ....
- In Indira’S Footsteps (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Apr 06, 2006)
Last week this column suggested that the Congress should be buried. Some elaboration is in order.
- The Architect's New Clothes (Pioneer, Chitvan Gill, Apr 06, 2006)
Buildings in the country betray our slavish mentality, thanks to our failure to connect with the past, says Chitvan Gill
- Gandhi Evoked For All Manner Of Causes (Christian Science Monitor, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 06, 2006)
Two major nonviolent protests this week in India are being used by both the left and right.
- A Place For Competition (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Apr 06, 2006)
The body was statutorily established in October 2003, but has "only one member, and a very small complement staff," said Dhall.
- State To Spend Rs 800 Cr For Slum Development (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 05, 2006)
The state government has decided to develop slums in and around Bangalore on the lines of Mumbai. Bangalore has 473 slums while the state has over 2,500 slums.
- Socialist Dream (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Apr 05, 2006)
In the wake of Ram Manohar Lohia's 96th birth anniversary on March 23, Tribhuvan Nath recalls the time Nehru called the socialist leader 'crafty'
- In Indira’S Footsteps (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Apr 05, 2006)
Last week this column suggested that the Congress should be buried. Some elaboration is in order.
- Up A Window Of Opportunity, But Will The Congress Use It? (Indian Express, Neerja Chowdhury, Apr 05, 2006)
Now that the Election Commission has announced the by-election in Rae Bareli on May 8, the tempo will start building in Sonia Gandhi’s constituency.
- Stability Is Pm’S Poll Plank (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 03, 2006)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday reiterated that only the Congress could provide a stable government in Assam as the Opposition was divided into various camps.
- Kalam In The Land Of Pagodas (Daily Excelsior, Subhashis Mittra, Apr 03, 2006)
The recent visit of Presi-
dent Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
to Myanmar is a record of sorts in more ways than one. Itwas not only his first visit to the neighbouring country, but the first ever by an Indian Head of State to Myanmar. The visit was all the . . .
- Major Fire At Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Building (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 03, 2006)
A major fire broke out at the Port Users' Building of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), which handles over 50 per cent of the country's container traffic, at Nhava Sheva in Navi Mumbai on Sunday, police said.
- Changing Dynamics Of South Asia (Dawn, Fateh M. Chaudhri, Apr 03, 2006)
The recent whirlwind trip of President George W. Bush to South Asia was a sort of political tsunami after which the region has not been the same.
- Dimensions Of The Indo-Us Deal (News International, Humera Niazi, Apr 03, 2006)
The recent nuclear deal the US enacted with India violates the NPT and also its own laws.
- Pride Of Families To Shame Of Doctors (Telegraph, M.R. Venkatesh, Apr 03, 2006)
The confused expression and the stiff body language underlined an obvious fact: these were no hardened criminals.
- Only Cong Can Give Stable Govt In Assam: Pm (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 03, 2006)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today reiterated that only the Congress could provide a stable government in Assam as the Opposition was divided into various camps.
- Bsp Not To Field Candidate Against Sonia (Tribune, Shahira Naim, Apr 01, 2006)
Who will contest against Sonia Gandhi at Rae Bareli is a million dollar question. But today it became clear that so far as the Bahujan Samaj Party is concerned, it is not interested in pitching a candidate against her.
- Implementation Failed Nehruvian Socialism' (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 01, 2006)
Amarinder Singh released the Punjabi version of Gurcharan Das's book `India Unbound'
- India, Japan Must Explore New Areas To Strengthen Ties' (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 01, 2006)
Speakers recall the historic connections between the two countries
- Does One Rae Bareli Make All Of U.P.? (Hindu, VIDYA SUBRAHMANIAM, Mar 31, 2006)
There is little to suggest that Sonia Gandhi's party is on a comeback trail in the one State that figures big in its calculations.
- A Serenade To Gujarat (Telegraph, ASHOK MITRA , Mar 31, 2006)
The curtain would appear to have been drawn finally on the Best Bakery case.
- Chinese Pm Supports Nuke Plan (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 31, 2006)
Chinese premier Mr Wen Jiabao’s support for India’s nuclear power generation indicates that China is positioning itself globally on the issue, so as not to be isolated in the nuclear club.
- State Funding Of Elections (Tribune, Jagdeep S. Chhokar, Mar 30, 2006)
IT is a relief that the all-party meeting convened by the Election Commission (EC) on February 15 to discuss a proposal of the Government of India asking the EC to consider the issue of State funding of elections did not come to a consensus.
- India — Monuments And Museums (Daily Times, Razi Azmi, Mar 30, 2006)
Rajasthan gained infamy in 1987 when, in the village of Deorala, the widowed Roop Kanwar performed sati under controversial circumstances burning herself to death at her husband’s funeral pyre, watched by over 100 people.
- Not A Blueprint For Peace (Dawn, Mahdi Masud, Mar 30, 2006)
While proposing during his Amritsar speech on March 24, a treaty of friendship, peace and security with Pakistan, as “the ultimate culmination of the peace-making process”, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rejected the linkage by Pakistan of the Kashmir . .
- Kashmir Politicians In Pakistan (Frontline, PRAVEEN SWAMI, Mar 29, 2006)
President Pervez Musharraf's decision to meet with pro-accession politicians from Jammu and Kashmir has been hailed as a historic departure from Pakistan's traditional position.
- Bury The Congress (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Mar 29, 2006)
The current crisis over the Ordinance controversy impels one to recall events.
- On Why He Is Unable To Resign (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Mar 29, 2006)
When Sonia Gandhi resigned her Lok Sabha membership, it was as though she had taken her cue from Amar Singh, general secretary of the Samajwadi Party (S.P.). He had advised her to resign at a press conference on March 17, the day Jaya Bachchan, . . .
- The Self-Inflicted Scarcity In Education (The Financial Express, Janmejaya Sinha, Mar 29, 2006)
), the government of India set up five Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in India. Thereafter, in 1995, a small IIT was set up as a sop in Guwahati and then in 2001, Roorkee University was upgraded to an IIT. We set up five IITs in the Nehru . . .
- Sonia Taunts Govt's Initiative (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 29, 2006)
- In the midst of the UPA Government's move to evolve a political consensus to bring in a legislation to exempt certain posts from the category of 'office of profit', Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday sang a different tune, virtually . . .
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