Articles 121 through 220 of 500:
- “The Approach To Planning Should Change” (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Sep 05, 2007)
Arjun Sengupta, chairperson of the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector, says planning has to occupy itself entirely with the improvement of the poor and vulnerable through social engineering. Excerpts from an interview:
- Ulfa Uses Drug Addicts (Asian Age, Manoj Anand, Sep 04, 2007)
In a major breakthrough, the Guwahati police on Monday solved Saturdayâ€™s bomb blast case and found that Ulfa was roping in drug addicts to plant bombs in crowded parts of the state capital.
- Left Realism (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Sep 04, 2007)
It is easy to guess what Prakash Karat would have made of an event celebrating the friendship between India and Vietnam. It would have come handy for him in his battle against the nuclear deal between India and the United States of America.
- Mystified By The Mob (Indian Express, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Sep 03, 2007)
The most corrosive crisis a society faces is often not manifested as a dramatic political episode.
- The Bottlenecks (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 03, 2007)
THE economy seems to be doing fine at one level, despite myriad problems like the global financial crisis, domestic unrest and growing Naxalite and terrorist attacks.
- They Kill In The Name Of Mao (Pioneer, Prakash Singh, Sep 03, 2007)
Maoist Spring Thunder: The Naxalite Movement (1967-1972), Arun Prosad Mukherjee, KP Bagchi & Co, Rs 595
- 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 . . . .
- Hyderabad Blasts Were Meant To Be Far Deadlier (Tribune, Rajeev Sharma, Aug 30, 2007)
The August 25 twin Hyderabad blasts were meant to be far deadlier in scope and swathe than known so far. Here’s why.
- Maoists Kill 12 Policemen In Chhattisgarh (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
Red terror returned to haunt Chhattisgarh on Wednesday with Maoists ambushing a convoy of policemen travelling through the forests of Dantewada, killing at least 12 security personnel. It was the worst Naxal attack since the chilling July 10 . . . .
- C’Garh: 12 Cops Feared Dead In Naxal Ambush (Indian Express, Nitin Mahajan, Aug 30, 2007)
In yet another encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh, 12 security personnel were feared killed on Wednesday afternoon in the forests of Jagargunda in Dantewada district, about 550 km from here.
- Geneva Outsources, Tn Naxal Belt Village Gets A Call Centre (Indian Express, JAYA MENON, Aug 30, 2007)
Until six months ago, B Shivakumar from Kumbalam village toiled as a labour hand while C Rajkumar from Beeralam spent the day herding cattle.
- Environment Pays Progress Price (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
India's growth towards economic prosperity has put its environment in stress, the State of Environment Reports from 32 states indicate.
- Tripping Up On Energy (Hindustan Times, Sitaram Yechury, Aug 30, 2007)
Bashing the Left for its opposition to the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal has, indeed, become the flavour of the month.
- 15 Initiatives Proposed To Improve India’S Internal Security (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
A Home Ministry status paper on India’s internal security situation has called for “effective enforcement of anti-terrorist laws, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act of 1967, National Security Act 1980 and other relevant laws” to prevent . . . . .
- Advani Blasts Failure To Prevent Terror Attacks (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Aug 30, 2007)
The Leader of Opposition, in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani, on Wednesday asked the United Progressive Alliance government not to “communalise” the war on terror, and give up its “vote bank” politics to deal with terrorism.
- Polling Ends In Peace Amid Tight Security (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
The by-election for the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat was by and large peaceful with the constituency registering 48 per cent polling.
- Strange Friends (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Aug 30, 2007)
The identification with the crowd could not have been more complete. Of course the policemen in Bhagalpur, who recently participated in the violent public assault of an alleged thief, had their distinguishing uniform and motorbike.
- Pakistanis, Bangladeshis Quizzed; Special Anti-Terror Force On Card (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
Police questioned 50 persons, including Pakistan and Bangladesh nationals staying illegally in the city, in connection with Saturday's twin blasts here and Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday announced the setting up of a special anti-terror force.
- We'll Fight Jihadis As We're Fighting Maoists, Vows Ysr (Pioneer, Omer Farooq, Aug 29, 2007)
Pushed on the backfoot by the unprecedented terrorist outrage against the citizens of Hyderabad, beleaguered Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy has decided to launch an aar paar ki ladai and go after the terrorists as he had gone against the . . . . .
- H’Bad Blasts: Ap Govt To Set Up Atc (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
Having suffered serious humiliation at the hands of terror groups during the last 15 years, the State Government has finally woke up and declared a war on terror by deciding to set up “Anti-Terrorist Cell” in the Intelligence Wing.
- Elite Force To Tackle Terrorism (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
An elite force will be constituted in Andhra Pradesh soon on the lines of the Greyhounds — the special anti-naxalite police outfit — to tackle terrorism.
- Four Terror Cells Still On The Prowl (Deccan Herald, R Akhileshwari , Aug 29, 2007)
The responses of the ruling Congress to Saturdays terror attacks here, have swung between the extremes from the defensive to the aggressive, at times owning up lapses.
- Lessons Not Learnt (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Aug 29, 2007)
Last Saturday’s twin bomb blasts that claimed 40 lives have delivered yet another stern message not just to Andhra Pradesh but to the Central and all State governments. Unfortunately, no lessons seem to have been learnt from the past.
- Ap To Set Up Special Force (Tribune, Ramesh Kandula, Aug 29, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh government will set up a special police force to exclusively deal with terrorist activities on the lines of Maharashtra model.
- The Bottlenecks (Asia Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
The economy seems to be doing fine at one level, despite myriad problems like the global financial crisis, domestic unrest and growing Naxalite and terrorist attacks.
- Reddy Rebuffs Left, Says No To Land Commission (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
In a rebuff to the Left parties agitating for land distribution, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has firmly ruled out constitution of an independent commission as demanded by them, a decision that could escalate the . . . . ..
- No End To Blasts! (Business Line, Ranabir Ray Choudhury , Aug 29, 2007)
The recent Hyderabad blasts have shown once again that people at large are generally at the mercy of those who believe that spreading bloody chaos and mayhem in society is one way of achieving their objective, which is destabilisation of the Indian state.
- Preventive Steps Not Taken: Ysr (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
As the criticism over the failure of the Government to act on intelligence warnings continued, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy has admitted that the Government could not take adequate preventive measures to avoid . . . . . . .
- Ysr Owns 'Moral Responsibility' For Hyderabad Explosions (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy on Monday owned 'moral responsibility' for the twin blasts on black Saturday, which left more than 40 people dead, even as the main opposition Telugu Desam Party boycotted the all party peace meet.
- Cholera Claims 84 Lives In Orissa (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 28, 2007)
With cholera claiming at least 84 lives in three districts of southern Orissa, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday visited the worst-hit Kashipur block in Rayagada district, which falls in the Naxal belt, to assess the situation.
- In The Blood (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 27, 2007)
So do we add Hyderabad to the list now? The list of major terrorist outrages that may remain unsolved when the UPA, its term-time dependant on how the strange politics at the Centre plays out, demits office.
- In A Mumbai Home, ‘Everything Has Come To Nought’ (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 27, 2007)
Last evening’s bombers are suspected to have used an ammonium nitrate-based explosive that has divided suspicion between the Maoists and the Bangladesh-based Harkat-ul Jehadi Islami.
- More Power To Cbi (Asian Age, Dr P.C. Alexander, Aug 25, 2007)
According to media reports, the decision to withdraw the appeal from the Argentinian Supreme Court about the extradition of Ottavio Quattrocchi was taken by the government, with the CBI having had no inkling about it.
- We Need Rebels For A Cause But Not Violence (Deccan Herald, R Akhileshwari , Aug 25, 2007)
Lavanam in Telugu means salt. A highly unlikely name to give to ones son...
- Medical Test Shows Tribals Not Raped (Tribune, Ramesh Kandula, Aug 23, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh police finds itself in the dock over the alleged rape of 11 tribal women by police personnel attached to anti-Naxalite wing in Visakhapatnam district.
- Basic Rights Are Denied To People By State Itself (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 18, 2007)
Apart from investigating complaints on human rights violations, the commission needs to create awareness about human rights among the masses and also sensitise the authorities, Justice S R Nayak, chairman of the newly constituted Karnataka State . . . .
- Countering Terrorist Attacks: Strengthen Intelligence (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 18, 2007)
The precautions that follow a terrorist attack or merely an al-Qaeda threat, are mostly charades, writes Gayathri Nivas.
- Police Foil Bid To Trigger Blasts In City (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 18, 2007)
The Bangalore South Division police on Friday foiled a plot to trigger explosions in the City and arrested a four-member gang in this connection.
- Cm Calls Naxals For Talks (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
Speaking after unfurling the national flag on the occasion of the 60th Independence Day at Manekshaw Parade Grounds in Bangalore, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy expressed concern over the increase in Naxalite activities in the Malnad region.
- Changing Alignments (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
THE police firing on workers of the Left parties at Mudigonda in Khammam district marks a political watershed in the contemporary politics of Andhra Pradesh.
- A Father Betrayed (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
Since independence and partition, no event has so divided the Indian people as the demolition of a mosque in the northern town of Ayodhya in December 1992.
- The 'Poor' Neighbour (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
Amid all the hoopla surrounding the 60th anniversary of Indian independence, almost nothing has been heard from Pakistan, which turns 60 today.
- History Within Its Covers (Deccan Herald, T C NARAYAN, Aug 13, 2007)
'India After Gandhi' chronicles a vast amount of history and bolsters it with massive research.
- Neutral And In Aid Of The Wounded And Ailing (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 13, 2007)
MSF, an independent medical humanitarian organisation, has been accused by the Dantewada district government in Chhattisgarh of assisting Maoist cadres; therefore we would like to clarify the internationally recognised humanitarian principles . . . .
- Dependence Day (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Aug 13, 2007)
In July Mrs Sonia Gandhi took charge of an election that had suddenly become difficult, thanks to a candidate of her own choosing. Her nominee for President was a last-minute surprise with a dreary record and a dubious approach to public finance.
- We Can’T Be Soft On Terror (Asian Age, Arun Nehru, Aug 11, 2007)
The Sanjay Dutt case brings to focus several issues. Besides focusing attention on our legal system, it also highlights the issue of national security and our "soft" approach to matters of national security for the sake of vote banks.
- India At 60: Special Report (Independent (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Ten miles south of Delhi, where the dusty scrub has been cleared and replaced by an ocean of quick-setting concrete, India is road-testing a new vision of its future.
- Cms Snub Mine Award Policy (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 07, 2007)
Convinced that recommendations on the mineral and mining policy would undermine the states’ interests and will embolden Naxalites, four chief ministers today demanded a peep into the Centre’s mind before clearance of the recommendations.
- Whose Reform? (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Saturday Special takes a hard look at land reforms, possibly the only survivor of the Nehruvian era.
- Terror Outfits Strike A Goldmine In Coal Pockets (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Guess where terrorists in India are headed these days in search of RDX? Simple, one of the 500 coal mines across the country! India is home to the world’s third-largest coal deposits, and RDX, gelatine sticks and ammonium nitrate are among the . . . . .
- National Security Council Discusses Naxal Threat (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 03, 2007)
The National Security Council (NSC), presided over by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, held a marathon meeting this evening on the resurgence of the Naxal threat.
- Terror Outfits Strike A Goldmine In Coal Pockets (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 03, 2007)
Guess where terrorists in India are headed these days in search of RDX? Simple, one of the 500 coal mines across the country! India is home to the world’s third-largest coal deposits, and RDX, gelatine sticks and ammonium nitrate are among . . . .
- Nsc To Hold Meet To Discuss Naxal Threat (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 01, 2007)
Naxalism and government steps to tackle it will come under the scanner at the highest level, with the National Security Council meeting to discuss the issue on August 2. Members of the National Security Council and top officials from the Union Home . . .
- Growing Worries (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jul 31, 2007)
The Congress high command has cause for concern over political developments in Andhra Pradesh – the state that had sent the largest number of party MPs to the Lok Sabha in the 2004 parliamentary elections -- and helped the formation of . . . .
- What Haneef Should Do (Deccan Herald, PRAKASH NANDA, Jul 31, 2007)
Dr Mohammad Haneef's homecoming from the Australian prison is a vindication of his innocence in the global terror plot that he was accused of being involved in.
- Congress Rejects Cpi(m) Demand (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 31, 2007)
The Congress on Monday virtually turned down the Communist Party of India (Marxist) demand for the resignation of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minster Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy suggesting it was time to apply the “healing touch.”
- It's Not Just About Killings (Pioneer, Sidharth Mishra, Jul 30, 2007)
The narrative of the novel, based on the story of a Naxal boy and a tribal girl, is both gripping and informative, thanks to the first-hand experience of Maoism by the author, writes Sidharth Mishra
- The Maoist Mess-Up~ii (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
Unlike the planning model formulated by the Pakistani economist, Prof Mahbub-ul-Haque, who believed in an indirect attack on mass poverty, India’s Planning Commission believes in the trickle-down effects of a fast growth rate.
- Ex-Naxalite, Pro-Tdp Cop Masterminded Firing (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2007)
A former Naxalite and a pro-TDP police officer are the main culprits behind yesterday’s firing in Khammam district which left six persons dead and eight injured.
- Naxal Issue To Figure In Police Conference (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 28, 2007)
Attempts by naxalites to set up a training camp in the State recently and the steps taken by police in its wake are among the issues that are expected to figure at the police conference.
- Maoists Are Educated And Practical (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 28, 2007)
Some old mindsets are dominating India's - and by extension the world community's - perceptions about the Maoists. Even though they have not abandoned their strong-arm methods, it is possible to 'mainstream' them
- Substitute For The State (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 27, 2007)
The economy continues to grow at more than 9 per cent. Corporate profits are breaking records.
- Maoist Cloud Sends House Under Cover (Telegraph, RASHEED KIDWAI, Jul 27, 2007)
Maoists have driven the state underground.
- Divide And Rule: Mamata Sees A Chance With Cpm Allies (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is assiduously at work trying to dent the traditional Left vote bank by wooing smaller partners in the nine-party ruling combine. And central to her strategy is to create a rift between the CPI(M) and its allies.
- ‘Naxal’ Mystery In Kidnap (Telegraph, G.S. RADHAKRISHNA, Jul 26, 2007)
After the return of kidnapped Satyam group executive V. Satyanarayana, several versions are doing the rounds on where and how he was freed.
- Cops On Toes As Naxals Announce Martyr Week (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 25, 2007)
The Chhattisgarh Government has tightened security in the Maoist-affected area of Bastar after the Naxalite call for observance of a martyrs’ week between July 28 and August 3.
- Rights At Last (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 25, 2007)
The Karnataka government’s decision to constitute the State Human Rights Commission with the retired chief justice of Chattisgarh, Justice R S Naik, as its chairman will be welcomed whole-heartedly by every right-thinking person, including . . . . . .
- Rs. 1.76 Crore For Development Projects In Naxal-Affected Areas (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 23, 2007)
Rs. 45.55 lakh sanctioned for 24 drinking water schemes
15 gram panchayats identified as naxal-affected
Zilla panchayat president to visit the areas
- Acquiring Land For Industrial Projects (Business Line, P. V. Indiresan , Jul 23, 2007)
Asking villages themselves to bid for supply of land to projects, broadcasting the bids, allowing revision of offers and then accepting the best combination of tracts on offer is an ideal way that will not only benefit everyone, but also minimise . . . .
- Let A Million Schools And Colleges Bloom! (Indian Express, Tavleen Singh, Jul 23, 2007)
This government has eighteen months left in office and it isn’t looking good. Measured by almost any parameter it gets less than five out of ten. Examine its primary duty of national security and the landscape fills up with jihadis and Naxalites . . .
- When Comrades Betray Marx (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 23, 2007)
Contemporary India is deeply engrossed with peasants' resistance against the acquisition of their land by the Government, or with Maoist problems in different States.
- A Toast To The Victor (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Jul 23, 2007)
It is arrogance, or sheer stupidity. Or worse still, a combination of both, laced with complete indifference to public opinion.
- A Toast To The Victor (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Jul 21, 2007)
It is arrogance, or sheer stupidity. Or worse still, a combination of both, laced with complete indifference to public opinion.
- Young, Male And Deadly (Telegraph, RAMACHANDRA GUHA , Jul 21, 2007)
The explanation made sense. The protesters mostly came from the western, and older, parts of the city, which are Kannada-speaking, and which have escaped the boom that Bangalore has been experiencing for some years now.
- Naxals Aim Dakshina Kannada District (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 20, 2007)
After Shimoga, Chikmagalur and Udupi districts, Naxals' latest foray is into Dakshina Kannada. This is the first time that Uppinangady district witnessed Naxal activity.
- Is The World Under Siege By Muslims? (Dawn, M.J. Akbar, Jul 19, 2007)
Is the world under siege by Muslims or are Muslims under siege by the world? Now that the last hope of liberals, Indian Muslims, seem to have joined this world in Glasgow, or perhaps the world has reached their doorstep through Australia, the . . .
- Udupi Lok Sabha Seat Loses Its Coastal Character (Hindu, GANESH PRABHU, Jul 19, 2007)
With the reconstitution of Udupi Lok Sabha constituency as per the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission, not only has the name of the constituency changed, but it has also lost its predominantly coastal character.
- Tackling Naxalite Terror (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Jul 19, 2007)
Naxalite violence, described by the prime minister as India’s biggest internal security challenge, seems to be taking a turn for the worse. This is particularly so in Chhattisgarh.
- Earth-Moving Equipment Blasted By Naxalites (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
Police recover pressure mine
The AP Genco requests the police to check the area for mines and other explosives
- Chhattisgarh Assembly’S Answer To Naxals: Let’S Discuss, In Secret (Indian Express, Nitin Mahajan, Jul 18, 2007)
In an unprecedented move, the Chhattisgarh Assembly has decided to hold an in-camera session on July 25 to discuss rising Naxal violence and related issues. The state government claims it’s a matter of “national security” and, therefore, cannot be . . .
Previous 100 Naxalism in India Articles | Next 100 Naxalism in India Articles