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- India’S Interests At Stake In Myanmar (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Sep 27, 2007)
New Delhi expresses concern and urges regime to be more inclusive and broad based
Developments could upset security calculations in northeast
Bilateral, multilateral negotiations could take a back seat
- Moily, The Star On Congress Firmament (Deccan Herald, B S Arun, Sep 25, 2007)
As the party revamp has been made with an eye on the possible mid-term poll, Moily's task as chairman of the DEPCO becomes important from this point of view.
- Shillong-Dhaka Bus Service Soon (Tribune, Bijay Sankar Bora, Sep 25, 2007)
The Land Customs Station (LCS) at Dawki along the India-Bangladesh border in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya today became the first border trade point in the country to get hooked into the BSNL’s CellOne network.
- Digvijay For U.P., Arunkumar For Tamil Nadu (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
On the reconstituted All-India Congress Committee, Andhra Pradesh leader Arun Kumar has been appointed general secretary in charge of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Motilal Vora will remain treasurer with additional charge of Administration.
- Rahul Is Gen Secy In Major Congress Reshuffle (Asian Age, Venkatesh Kesari , Sep 25, 2007)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday inducted her son and Lok Sabha member Rahul Gandhi as a general secretary of the party.
- Weaving History Of Indian Textiles (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
It must be stated at the outset that the book under review is related to the enormously meaningful work that the noted organisation Dastkar has been doing in the Indian crafts world in general and in the arena of textiles in particular.
- Rs 31,500 Cr Pds Grain Stolen In 3 Yrs (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
In the last three years, Rs 31,585.98 crore worth of wheat and rice meant for the poorest of the poor was siphoned off from the public distribution system.
- After Russia, Indian Troops Head To Us, China For Anti-Terror Exercises (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 13, 2007)
After conducting airborne anti-terror exercises with Russia in the icy plains of Pskov this month, the Indian troops will head to Alaska for the latest round of ‘Yudh Abhyas’ series of joint training maneuvers with the US Army on September 24.
- In The Line Of Fire (Telegraph, Chiranjib Haldar, Sep 13, 2007)
Social scientists have attributed the settlement of Nepalis in northeast India, since the 1820s, to their migratory habits, prompted by the search of either economic opportunities or grazing lands.
- China Trumps India In Gas Stakes (Asia Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
Recent developments in the gas-field projects of Myanmar have highlighted the intense resource diplomacy in the region.
- Funds, But No Jobs (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 12, 2007)
Although the Punjab government plans to set up a separate department for the unemployed, how serious it is on the issue can be gauged from the fact that it has failed to use funds made available by the Centre under the National Rural Employment . . . .
- Indo-Us Military Ties (Frontier Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
India and the United States are involved in army and naval exercises that have raised a political storm in India.
- Rich Or Poor, Indians In Bad Shape (Times of India, Chidanand Rajghatta, Sep 08, 2007)
On the matter of weight, there are two schools of thought in developed countries among those exercised about the issue. One believes that outside every thin person there is a fat one closing in.
- Indo-Uk Drill In Ladakh (Asian Age, Sridhar Kumaraswami, Sep 06, 2007)
The Indian Army will be conducting exercises with British troops in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir from the middle of this month, Army official sources have confirmed.
- Scs, Sts Come Close To Obcs In Per Capita Monthly Expenditure (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Sep 01, 2007)
It would be an eye-opener for the policy makers who project Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) economically weaker than other backward classes (OBCs).
- Sbi Targeting Rs 40,000-Cr Lending To Farm Sector (Business Line, Priya Nair, Sep 01, 2007)
The largest bank in the country, State Bank of India, is targeting agricultural advances of over Rs 40,000 crore by the end of March 2008 against Rs 34,993 crore as on March 2007. This would amount to a growth of over 14 per cent.
- To Be A Hard State (Indian Express, Bibek Debroy, Aug 31, 2007)
Mumbai 1993, Coimbatore 1998, Jammu & Kashmir Assembly complex 2001, Parliament 2001, Akshardham 2002, Jammu army camp 2003, Mumbai car bombs 2003, Assam bomb 2004, Ram Janmabhoomi 2005, Delhi blasts 2005, Varanasi 2006, Mumbai train bombs . . . .
- Northeast Militancy: Nagaland Cm’S Turn To Meet Shivraj Patil (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 23, 2007)
The criticism over recent killings by militants in the Northeast, particularly in Assam, has prompted the Centre to take a closer look at the security situation in the states. Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil has met chief ministers and governors. . .
- Top Us Gen Arrives Today To Bolster Ties (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 22, 2007)
Amidst all the strident anti-US clamour of the Left, engulfing the civil nuclear cooperation deal and spreading right across to the Malabar naval exercise in Bay of Bengal, a top US general will land quietly in India on Wednesday.
- Chuck De, Shah Rukh (Indian Express, Shailaja Bajpai, Aug 21, 2007)
What do you say about a man who is icon, whose sensitive yet impassioned portrayal of the coach of the Indian women’s hockey team inspires them to a World Cup victory and in the process upholds the ideals of patriotism, non-discrimination . . . .
- Army, Us Marines Joint Anti-Terrorism Exercise In Sept (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
The elite Special Forces of the Indian Army and the US Marines will hold their second counter-insurgency exercise in the Army's elite jungle warfare school at Variangte in Mizoram next month.
- Nothing To Do With Literacy (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Aug 10, 2007)
It isn't surprising that the moment there is some judicial verdict slamming jihadi terror, pseudo-secularists and Muslim communalists get into an overdrive, erecting a wall of alibis to make it appear as if one whole community is being targeted . . . . .
- Defence Ties With Mongolia Expanded (Tribune, RAHUL BEDI, Aug 10, 2007)
India is quietly expanding its defence and security links with Mongolia in a bid to monitor China’s space and military activities in the region.
- India’S New Offer To Myanmar (Hindu, SANDEEP DIKSHIT, Aug 08, 2007)
India has sweetened an offer to Myanmar on developing a port. Yangon had expressed reservations over New Delhi’s earlier proposal on ownership.
- Bird Flu: Tripura, Mizoram Tighten Vigil (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Aug 06, 2007)
Even as the Tripura and Mizoram Governments tightened vigil along their borders after “unusual mortality” in poultry population last week, the Union Department of Animal Husbandry said over 3.40 lakh poultry birds were culled in Manipur.
- Rail Tickets From Designated Post Offices (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Aug 01, 2007)
Indian Railways and the Department of Posts on Tuesday signed an agreement to allow the sale of reserved tickets through post offices spread across the country.
- Gender’S Worked For Bedi (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Jul 30, 2007)
What was shocking about Kiran Bedi’s histrionics was that she blamed everyone from the Prime Minister to both the new as well as outgoing Police Commissioners for what she claimed had been an “unfair decision”.
- 9,472 Poultry Birds Culled In Manipur (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Jul 28, 2007)
Following the outbreak of the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) in a Manipur village near Imphal, 9,472 poultry birds were culled, 7,159 eggs and 450 kg of poultry feed destroyed within a radius of five km on Thursday.
- Bird Flu In Manipur, Only One Farm So Far, No Human Cases (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
Almost a year after the country was declared free of bird flu following the outbreak in Navapur and Jalgaon in Maharashtra last February, the High Security Animal Disease Laboratory in Bhopal and the National Institute of Virology in Pune . . . .
- U-Turns, Abstentions Mark Bitterest Poll (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 20, 2007)
There were many twists and turns in the final lap of the race for Raisina Hill. As the Electoral College voted on Thursday to elect the 13th President of India, there were several last minute turnarounds, which added to the drama in one of the . . . .
- Cong Confident, Bjp Combative (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
On the eve of presidential election, an upbeat Congress got a shot in the arm as National Conference pledged its support to UPA nominee Pratibha Patil while her rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat's supporters renewed their call for a conscience vote to . . . .
- Mnf To Abstain From Voting In Presidential Election (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) party in Mizoram has decided to abstain from voting in Thursday's presidential election against the central government's proposed constitutional amendment to redefine the status of minorities.
- People Without A Home (Telegraph, Chiranjib Haldar, Jul 19, 2007)
Six decades after India’s independence, the Chakmas have turned into refugees within and without.
- Defining India’S Minorities (Hindu, Ziad Haider, Jul 14, 2007)
A meaningful conception of minorities would include sections of people who, on account of their non-dominant position in the country as a whole, are targets of discrimination and therefore deserving of special consideration.
- ‘India’S Look-East Policy Must First Look At North-East’ (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Jul 13, 2007)
The June 21-25 visit to Agartala, Guwahati and Shillong by the Minister of Commerce of Thailand, Mr Krirk-krai Jirapaet, along with a high-level business delegation, has sparked a lot of interest for mutual cooperation between Thailand and some . . . .
- The Wages Of Calumny (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 09, 2007)
The British colonial regime helped the missionaries in converting tribals. They thought the Christian hillmen would be a valuable prop to the state in time of nationalist uprising, writes BB Kumar.
- Rebels, Not Govt, Run The Show Here (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 06, 2007)
There is no pomp just a house with a tin roof, lost behind rows of shops selling stationery, meat and groceries. But in Manipur’s Ukhrul town, this inconspicuous house is far more powerful than any office of the central or state government.
- Tigers May Be Down To 1,300; Alarm Bells Begin To Ring (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 05, 2007)
After the news that the central Indian belt had lost a third of its tigers, comes yet another shock. India currently has only about 1,300 wild tigers, which is 2,342 less than the 3,642 last enumerated in 2001-2002.
- Cabinet Okays Bill To Register All Medical Units (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 29, 2007)
The Union Cabinet yesterday approved a Bill under which all clinical units like private nursing homes, pathological labs and diagnostic centres will be registered and asked to conform to minimum standards.
- Engaging With Myanmar (Pioneer, Ashok K Mehta, Jun 27, 2007)
After Ms Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 62nd birthday earlier this month under house arrest, ASEAN's secretary general Ong Keng Yong appealed to India (and China) to do a "a bit more" in securing her freedom.
- Invisible Immigrant (Frontline, Sushanta Talukdar, Jun 08, 2007)
People who entered India from Bangladesh after 1971 are liable to be deported, but there are no reliable data on them.
- Danda Raj (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jun 08, 2007)
Have police reforms hit a roadblock? Perhaps, yes. The landmark Supreme Court judgment of September 22, 2006 had ordered comprehensive restructuring of the police force all over the country.
- Rural Health: Pm Unhappy With States Performance (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
Upset with the performance of some states including Karnataka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has decided to call a special meeting of the National Development Council where the chief ministers are expected to be told to give special emphasis on . . . .
- Manmohan Emphasises Need For Adequate Attention To Health Care (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Jun 06, 2007)
To convene a meeting of the NDC to discuss disease control and health issues
Focus on greater investment in medical education, including nursing
Almost all States have effective system of procurement of drugs
- Kingfisher Now Eyes Growing Ne Market With A New Airline (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 05, 2007)
Close on the heels of its Air Deccan acquisition, Vijay Mallya-owned Kingfisher Airlines will bid to partner the North Eastern Council (NEC), which is mulling a separate airline for the northeastern region with a private carrier.
- Promotion Not A Fundamental Right: Sc (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 04, 2007)
The Bench passed the observations while upholding the promotion of S D Majumdar to the post of executive engineer by the Mizoram Government on the basis of his superior ACR (Annual Confidential Record) rating over his colleague S B Bhattacharjee.
- Hole In Mosquito Net? Call In Cbi (Telegraph, G.S. Mudur, Jun 04, 2007)
Never use the Right to Information Act to ask how many men it takes the government to spot a hole in a mosquito net.
- A Whiff Of The Wild Ways (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 26, 2007)
Kruger National Park is the ultimate do-it-yourself wild animal viewing experience
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, May 26, 2007)
From the beginning, it was clear that the party ruling West Bengal was less than serious about the initiative to restore normalcy to Nandigram.
- The Fear Factor (Telegraph, Sumanta Sen, May 24, 2007)
The blast at Guwahati’s Fancy Bazar took place the same day as the one in Hyderabad’s Charminar area. The latter, of course, was far more serious in terms of casualties and the possible consequences.
- Animal Kingdom (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 21, 2007)
It’s all about roads. The metalled tarmac out of Johannesburg allows the tour operator (TOR) to push for 110 km/hr. Out of the city, the trailer van slides into South African wilderness and sets hearts thumping.
- Minorities To Get Bank Loan Priority (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, May 21, 2007)
Giving in to pressure from the UPA government, the Reserve Bank of India has included 'minority communities' in the list of 'weaker sections' for the purpose of priority-sector lending by banks.
- Animal Kingdom (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 19, 2007)
It’s the ultimate do-it-yourself wild animal viewing experience
- Sam Bahadur (Tribune, Lieut-Gen Baljit Singh (retd), May 17, 2007)
When Gurkha lads come of age and don the uniform of the Indian Army, each of them is affectionately called by the generic name Bahadur. Woe betide the evil eye which may dare India thenceforth!
- India Eyes North-East Oil And Gas (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, May 16, 2007)
India's state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is to invest nearly 90bn rupees ($2bn) in oil and gas projects in the country's north-east.
- Amid Dmk-Admk Row, Elders Pass Mizoram Varsity, Cable Tv Bills (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, May 16, 2007)
Tamil Nadu politics occupied centre stage in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday with bitter rivals the DMK and the AIADMK members clashing over the recent attack on the Dinakaran newspaper in Madurai.
- Journey Through Animal Kingdom (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 15, 2007)
It’s all about roads. The metalled tarmac out of Johannesburg allows the tour operator (TOR) to push for 110 km/hr.
- Wellness Via The Web (Frontline, Anand Parthasarathy, May 14, 2007)
A cost-effective telemedicine solution that harnesses the Web has found takers in many Indian States and in African countries.
- Indian Paramilitary Forces Fail To Use (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, May 09, 2007)
India’s plans to modernise its seven central paramilitary forces (CPMFs) have gone awry.
- Quota Hearing Today, 13 States Get Back With Their Obc Figures (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, May 08, 2007)
At a time when the Centre and Supreme Court have locked horns over who constitute the OBC and just how many of them are there in the country, only 13 states have got back to the Centre with data on their OBC population.
- Obc Population In Up Stands At 7 Crore (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, May 08, 2007)
India's most populous state Uttar Pradesh has 7.02 crore people belonging to the other backward classes while Bihar, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have an OBC population of 3 crore each, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
- The Politics Of Trade Routes (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Apr 30, 2007)
Russia, China, and India are looking for new and safe trade routes linking Asia with the markets of Europe.
- Tourism, A Biggest Job Generating Sector Today: Ambika (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 28, 2007)
Union tourism Minister Ambika Soni said that tourism was the highest employment generating sector in the country on Friday.
- Order Without Force (Frontline, Purnima S. Tripathi, Apr 25, 2007)
The Centre seeks modification of the apex court order on police reforms, while several States have refused to comply with the directives.
- Plane Curious (Indian Express, Coomi Kapoor, Apr 22, 2007)
Sun TV, which is run by Union Communications Minister Dayanandhi Maran’s brother, Kalanidhi, applied last December for the import of two expensive planes.
- Polls In 11 States Worry Congress (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Apr 21, 2007)
Uttar Pradesh marks the beginning of Assembly elections in 11 states that could completely change the complexion of political India before the general elections are held in 2009.
- Spcial Article (Statesman, Rajinder Puri, Apr 18, 2007)
Consider the state of the nation. Then consider the political response to issues that confront it. Begin with the North-east. The entire region is bleeding from separatist insurgencies that started decades ago.
- Minority Matters (Times of India, Tahir Mahmood, Apr 11, 2007)
Last week, an Allahabad high court judge, observing that the Muslims "have ceased to be a religious minority community" in Uttar Pradesh, directed the state "to treat any member of Muslim community equal to other non-minority religious communities".
- Mizoram Amends Anti-Liquor Act To Make Wine (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 06, 2007)
Grape farmers in India's mountainous north-eastern state of Mizoram are jubilant with the government's plans to set up wineries after amending a 10-year-old anti-liquor legislation enforced under pressure from the powerful church.
- Demilitarisation In J&k Can Be Done (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Apr 04, 2007)
The political hiatus in Kashmir over demilitarisation has apparently been resolved, with both sides claiming victory.
- Hiccups Too Many (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 01, 2007)
For Iran, India's participation in the pipeline project is of paramount importance. It hopes to gain political support from New Delhi amid strong international pressure to terminate its nuclear programme.
- Hiccups Too Many (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Mar 31, 2007)
For Iran, India's participation in the pipeline project is of paramount importance.
- ‘Ulfa Is A Pawn In The Hands Of Bangla’ (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Mar 28, 2007)
Marwah criticises the Centre’s handling of the ULFA and does not trust that Myanmar will undertake a Bhutan-style operation against the ULFA on its borders.
- New Ssa Funding Pattern Likely To Hit 'Weak' States (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 28, 2007)
It could be a case of one step forward, two steps backward. Just when the elementary education scenario had started firming up, the new funding pattern of 50:50 (against 75:25 so far) between the Centre and the states for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan .. . .
- Don’T Politicise Troop Reduction In J&k (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Mar 24, 2007)
The threat of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to break up the ruling alliance, if Jammu and Kashmir is not demilitarised and if the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is not repealed, has again raised the ultra-sensitive issue of the . . .
- Changing Equations (Deccan Herald, B G Verghese, Mar 23, 2007)
Due to the reforms of the caretaker government, it would be difficult for the future governments to err.
- Natural Gas Export: Yangon Chooses China (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 22, 2007)
Decision conveyed to Indian delegation during its visit to Myanmar last week
ONGC, GAIL have 30 p.c. stake in 2 blocks
"China was very aggressive in its offer"
- Are Small States Better For Its People? (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Mar 14, 2007)
The brutal assassination of Sunil Mahatao, JMM MP from Jamshedpur, causes us to revisit the argument on smaller states.
- Irrelevant Jirgas From Uncontrolled Territories (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Mar 13, 2007)
An Afghan delegation arrived in Islamabad on Sunday to discuss the holding of Afghan-Pakistan jirgas (traditional tribal councils) to tackle the trouble along the rugged borders of the two countries.
- Towards A New Direction (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Mar 13, 2007)
Good bilateral ties are in the interest of both India and Myanmar and their economies.
- ‘Majority Of Girls Trafficked In India Are Minors’ (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Mar 09, 2007)
Human trafficking has been on the rise despite campaigns and efforts to stop it, and over 62 per cent of girls trafficked in India land up in brothels before the age of 18.
- Himalayan Concerns (Frontline, R. Ramachandran, Feb 28, 2007)
Rainfall extremes such as the Mumbai deluge of 2005 can become more frequent in India under the impact of climate change.
- Myanmar Wants Pipeline Without Bangla (The Financial Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 16, 2007)
Myanmar is eager to have the natural gas pipeline to India laid along the longer route through north-east India bypassing Bangladesh, so that Yangon can forge closer economic and defence ties with Delhi, according to a Myanmar diplomat.
- Congress-Upa States Lag Behind In Indira Formula (Hindustan Times, Aloke Tikku, Feb 13, 2007)
NDA-ruled states have stolen a march over Congress governments in implementing Indira Gandhi’s Twenty-Point Programme, a package of social sector schemes.
- Major Precedent (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Feb 01, 2007)
It may have primarily been an underscoring of the seniority principle ~ only Indira Gandhi dared tinker with that ~ yet the appointment of the first helicopter pilot as the next Chief of the Air Staff not only snaps what was long bandied about as . . .
- J&k Top State In English-Medium Education: Report (Times of India, Akshaya Mukul, Jan 30, 2007)
Here's a surprise. Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in the country — outside of northeast — where more students study in the English medium than any other language.
- Ncc Cadets All Set For Republic Day Celebrations (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 23, 2007)
Delhi's cold is killing and the daily 10 hours of rehearsals for the Republic Day is rigorous. But there is no bogging down the spirits of the 1,850 NCC cadets from 25 states, from Jammu and Kashmir in the north to Tamil Nadu in the south and . . .
- "Gas For India Only If Reserves Permit" (Hindu, Siddharth Varadarajan, Jan 22, 2007)
Survey will be over by April or May
- India, Myth And Reality (Pioneer, KPS Gill, Jan 21, 2007)
India, in one of its varied avatars, imagines itself as the land of Mahatma Gandhi, of non-violence, of peace.
- Uniforms In The Raj Bhavans (Hindu, Harish Khare , Jan 20, 2007)
The inclination to appoint security hands as Governors is very much at odds with the democratic spirit as also with the dynamics of reconciliation in insurgency-affected States.
- India, Myth And Reality (Pioneer, KPS Gill, Jan 20, 2007)
India, in one of its varied avatars, imagines itself as the land of Mahatma Gandhi, of non-violence, of peace. This is an integral component of rhetoric, virtually across the political spectrum.
- India Not Interested In Exporting Ideology: Pranab (Hindu, Siddharth Varadarajan, Jan 20, 2007)
"We would like democracy to flourish everywhere ... democracy, human rights is an internal matter of Myanmar"
Focus on energy cooperation, transportation links
Plan to link Sittwe port in Myanmar with Mizoram under study
- Soldiers' Lives Are Precious (Pioneer, Ashok K Mehta, Jan 10, 2007)
Here is a typical report of a fight last month between the Army and terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir: "Srinagar December 23 - A senior Army officer and top commander of Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT) were killed and three soldiers wounded in a fierce . . .
- Fasting And Losing (Deccan Herald, B G Verghese, Jan 05, 2007)
Fasting unto death is not that heroic in a democracy. Such blackmail should not hinder development.
- For Lasting Rights (Frontline, Ashish Kothari, Jan 03, 2007)
The forest rights Bill finally gives forest-dwelling communities a legal basis for their rights to forest resources.
- Chief Ministers Protest: Sc Order On Police Reforms Violates Constitution (Indian Express, Shishir Gupta, Jan 03, 2007)
The Supreme Court’s controversial directions on police reforms that include fixing the tenure of Director-Generals of Police and setting up of a commission to insulate the police from the government, have come in for strident criticism from states.
- Upswing In Farming (Frontline, SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY, Jan 03, 2007)
Tripura under the Left Front government is on the way to achieving surplus production in agriculture.
- A Mizo Village Of One Man, 50 Wives, Over 100 Kids (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jan 02, 2007)
Amazing but true! A family of 180 members in Mizoram makes one complete village. Welcome to Baktawng, 90 km north of state capital Aizawl, for a taste of incredible India.
- Aids Control Programme To Be Expanded To Tribals (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Dec 29, 2006)
Social assessment shows low awareness
- Beig Talks Coalition Etiquette, Mufti Harps On Self-Rule (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Dec 22, 2006)
In a virtual show of strength following the clash between the Congress and the PDP ministers in a recent cabinet meeting, the PDP organised a large public meeting here today where . . .
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