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- 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.
- Students Resent Staff Shortage (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The callous attitude of the authorities in streamlining the functioning of their school forced the students of the only high school in the Bup area to come on roads and stage a dharna in front of the office of the deputy commissioner here today.
- Semantic Quibbling (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A month after South Bengal virtually revolted against the engineered shortage of supplies in rationing outlets, the Politburo's statement is a masterpiece of obfuscation. In trying to come to the aid of a beleaguered government . . . . .
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 25, 2007)
A month after South Bengal virtually revolted against the engineered shortage of supplies in rationing outlets, the Politburo's statement is a masterpiece of obfuscation.
- Grain Of Truth (Telegraph, ABHIRUP SARKAR, Oct 25, 2007)
Ration shops are burning all over West Bengal. They are being attacked, looted and put on fire by groups of angry, disgruntled citizens, who seem to have decided that they have had enough.
- Incentives Won't Do (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Oct 25, 2007)
The Supreme Court's latest observations on the Union Government's schemes to provide maternity benefits to below poverty line mothers are sound common sense.
- Poor State (Indian Express, VARGHESE K. GEORGE, Oct 24, 2007)
Prabhat Patnaik writes on the ‘The Privatisation Of Planning,’ and argues that the central government is trying to take away the powers of the state government in two ways — by centralising some in the Union government and decentralising others to . . . .
- Q&a: 'Cabinet Secretariat Has To Act As A Facilitator' (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 24, 2007)
In a first of its kind in federal governance, Union cabinet secretary K M Chandrashekhar travelled with 18 officials — most of them secretary-level officers in Union ministries — to Ranchi for a day in September, checked into Raj Bhavan and . . . .
- 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.
- Grassroots Governance (Hindu, Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, Oct 23, 2007)
These papers, originally presented at a UNDP and UN-Habitat conference in New Delhi in 2002, dispel many myths about Indian democracy.
- Cong Ulb Members' Meet In November (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 19, 2007)
Congress party, oscillating between the choices of an Assembly election and another coalition government, is planning to put together a show of strength in early November.
- Gurjar-Meenas Row: Raje Does A Tightrope Walk (Deccan Herald, ABHA SHARMA, Oct 19, 2007)
In line with the strategy followed by Gurjars, the Meenas are also holding mega meetings to garner support on opposing the Gurjars.
- State Of Complicity (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 19, 2007)
Why is it that, for a country which is experiencing record-breaking economic growth with nascent super power aspirations, we have been so unsuccessful in tackling corruption?
- Onward March Of Federalism (Hindustan Times, Abhishek Singhvi, Oct 17, 2007)
As Nepal decides upon its federal Constitution, India’s contribution to the evolution of federalism makes for an interesting review.
- From Killing Fields To Smiling Fields (Hindu, M.S. Swaminathan, Oct 17, 2007)
The focus in dealing with the agrarian crisis should shift from suicide relief to suicide prevention.
- Emerging Threats To Food Security (Deccan Herald, Bharat Dogra, Oct 17, 2007)
Policies of developed countries favouring agri-business are threatening the worlds food security.
- New Party Launched (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 17, 2007)
The United Women Front (UWF) — billed as India’s first national political party formed by women — was launched here on Tuesday with the promise of a new kind of politics.
- Nrega: Action Against Corruption In Orissa (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Fake muster roll found in Badhigam Gram Panchayat
Enquiry initiated by the Vigilance Department
- Same & Different (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 16, 2007)
Enough has already happened to make both Authority and agitators think again ...
- Your Slip Is Showing (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
Central banks are expected to be like Caesar's wife, completely without blemish. By and large the Reserve Bank of India too fits into that mould.
- Unleashing Little India’S Natural Enterprise (Business Line, R. GOPALAKRISHNAN, Oct 16, 2007)
We need to liberate Little India by empowering the people and promoting more local governance. That is the only way to spread prosperity to larger sections of our population, says R. GOPALAKRISHNAN.
- Same & Different (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Enough has already happened to make both Authority and agitators think again ... Violence leads quicker to death than to food.
- Se For Good Governance (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
Good governance at all levels in India - from the village to the state to the nation - is all about good leadership at all these levels and not just about financial delegation and power shedding or knowledge sharing.
- Courting Politics, Tamil Nadu Style (Indian Express, JAYA MENON, Oct 13, 2007)
Naadorum naadi murai seyya mannavan,/Naadorum naadu kedum (when a king fails to assess his rule day by day and set right all irregularities, the country will slowly deteriorate).
- Governor Grants Cong Wish (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
Governor Rameshwar Thakur on Friday scrapped all nominations made by the previous JD(S)-BJP coalition government to various co-operative societies in the State.
- Cm Help Sought To End Ration ‘Scam’ (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The food and supplies minister, Mr Paresh Adhikary, today said he would seek the chief minister’s intervention to take action against local panchayat members involved in malpractices in the public distribution system even as a report of the . . . .
- Basu Does A Volte-Face (Tribune, Subhrangshu Gupta, Oct 09, 2007)
Veteran CPM leader Jyoti Basu, who have been actively arguing against the Left parties threat to withdraw support from the Manmohan Singh government, today did a volte-face and declared that they would face the elections if held now.
- Nayagarh’S Wells Tell You About Orissa (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
A common abuse for women who step out of line from the strict control of patriarchal communities was to ask them to drown themselves in the well: kuen mein dub mar (Hindi) or kua re budi mara (Oriya) — go drown yourself in the well.
- Jd(u) In Poll Mode, Praises Nitish Govt (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
Janata Dal (United) on Sunday asserted that the country was headed for mid-term polls and highlighted the "achievements" of the Nitish Kumar government. JD(U) president Sharad Yadav said the party would launch a campaign to tell the . . . . . . .
- People’S Anger (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
The brewing public anger against rampant corruption in the public distribution system has erupted into widespread violence in several districts of West Bengal.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Oct 06, 2007)
The virus is spreading and from Bankura to Birbhum, rural Bengal appears to be falling apart. Whether it is land acquisition or a decrepit rationing system, pulling the trigger to quell protests has of late become the standard response of a . . . .
- Nrega And Rural Employment: In Orissa, Corruption Robs The Poor (Business Line, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 05, 2007)
In reality, the Rural Employment Scheme has made virtually no impact on the livelihood security of Orissa’s rural poor. Unless transparency safeguards incorporated in the NREGS are implemented in letter and spirit, the scheme may just sound radical. . .
- 1 Killed, 40 Hurt In Food-Supply Agitations (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
In five incidents at least of people-police clashes today over the food-supply agitations in several districts, the police resorted to firing, killing one person on the spot and injuring over 40 others.
- Rift In Udhampur Cong Surfaces (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 04, 2007)
Differences in the district unit of the Congress surfaced as leaders of a faction were absent from a series of public meetings addressed by panchayati raj and rural development minister Jugal Kishore Sharma.
- Think Of Clothing As An Investment (Business Line, D. Murali , Oct 04, 2007)
Your shirt pocket is not a pseudo handbag and should not be the storage point for a selection of pens, notepads, cash and other items, chides Clare Maxfield.
- Revival Of Agriculture (Hindu, S. Mahendra Dev , Oct 03, 2007)
A road map for rescuing farmers from the prevailing agrarian crisis in several parts of the country
- The Changing Indian Woman (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Oct 03, 2007)
One of the finest panel discussions that formed part of the Incredible India@60 campaign in New York, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry, Tourism and seven other ministries, was the one titled ‘Women and Global Leadership’.
- Changing Fortunes (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 01, 2007)
At a time when suspense is building up over the transfer of chief ministership from JD(S) to the BJP in Karnataka, the results of the elections to 209 urban local bodies (ULBs) across the state have thrown up some surprises.
- Women Benefit More From Social Transformation (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
In Kerala, Mizoram, Delhi and Chandigarh, with high female literacy and work participation, violence against women is also high. Gendered constraints exist even among the relatively more egalitarian tribal people.
- Panchayat Kitchens, In Lieu Of Pds (Business Line, P. V. Indiresan , Oct 01, 2007)
According to the Times of India (September 17, 2007), an estimated Rs 31,500 crore worth of grain has been siphoned out of the Public Distribution System in the past three years, with UP and West Bengal being the worst culprits.
- Bandh Stopped, Dmk To Fast (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 01, 2007)
The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the DMK-led Democratic Progressive Alliance in Tamil Nadu not to go ahead with its proposed bandh on Monday demanding speeding up of the Sethusamudram project.
- Rs.7.30-Cr. Work Carried Out In Karur District: Mp (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
A total 484 development works have been completed during the current year in the district at an estimated cost of Rs.7.30 crore from out of the Central Government funds, according to Karur MP K.C. Palanisamy.
- Less Than A Guarantee (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 27, 2007)
Dr Suryakanta Mishra may have been saddled with a portfolio too many aside from health, the one that is by far the most critical.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 27, 2007)
Just how devastatingly divisive diverse interpretations of history can prove is exemplified by the entirely avoidable controversy surrounding the visit of a group of descendents of Britishers killed in the uprising of 1857.
- Starving In Madhya Pradesh (Frontline, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 26, 2007)
Hunger and malnutrition stalk Madhya Pradesh villages despite schemes to improve the services of anganwadis and nutrition centres.
- Stop Murdering The Girl Child (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Punjab loses every fourth girl. By the 2011 census, we would be killing off 10 lakh girls a year.
- Diversity And Civic Disengagement (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Sep 26, 2007)
Indians have long prided themselves on the singular diversity of their ancient civilisation. There were, of course, several humungous empires in the past, such as the Roman, Mongol, Ottoman, British, and more recently the former Soviet . . . .
- Dealing With Short-Term Migration (Business Line, C. P. Chandrasekhar, Sep 25, 2007)
Short-term migration for work has evidently increased rapidly in recent times in India, but our statistical systems are currently not adequate to capture such flows of labour.
- Yediyurappa Sees Bjp Wave In State (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Deputy Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday said that a BJP wave was sweeping the State and the party besides winning a majority of the city corporations, town municipal councils and city municipal councils and town panchayats . . . .
- Diversity And Civic Disengagement (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Sep 25, 2007)
Indians have long prided themselves on the singular diversity of their ancient civilisation. There were, of course, several humungous empires in the past, such as the Roman, Mongol, Ottoman, British, and more recently the former Soviet Union . . . .
- Whither Science And Secularism? (Business Line, S. Ramachander, Sep 24, 2007)
When this column had visited the subject of the Ram Sethu project last week, it ended by saying that the truth about the existence of mythological and religious figures can never be made the subject of rational debate or proved in a court of man-made law.
- Kumaraswamy Claims Credit For Development Work In Shimoga (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 22, 2007)
Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said here on Thursday that he and his party had a major role in the sanctioning and implementation of several developmental works in the Shimoga district.
- Criminal Justice Delivery: Are We Losing Faith? (Deccan Herald, D V GURUPRASAD, Sep 20, 2007)
There exists a wide gap between the police and the people and it needs to be bridged.
- Rain Fury Claims 10 More Lives In Karnataka (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
Ten persons died on Wednesday as torrential rain continued in parts of the State. With this, the toll has risen to 19 in the State since Monday.
- Unorganised Sector, Organised Apathy (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 19, 2007)
On 8 August, trade unions affiliated to CITU, called an all-India strike of unorganised workers to buttress their demands over which, they claim, both the Centre and the states are apathetic.
- Nuclear Cant & Bullets (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Sep 18, 2007)
As in flood-affected Bihar, bullets have answered cries for food in Bengal in a district that is as much a basket case in terms of poverty as a bastion of the ruling party.
- Gherao To Projects Galore (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee this morning confessed before business barons that the Left contributed the dreaded G-word to the lexicon.
- Minister Admits To Rural Job Mistakes (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 18, 2007)
Union rural development minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singh today admitted that allegations of irregularities in the implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme have been received almost from all states.
- Bullets Fly As Villagers Tell Comrades: Give Us Grain, Not Nuclear Nonsense (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
Villagers faced with a food shortage today stormed a CPM nuclear-deal protest and beat up leaders, saying they wanted rice and not mumbo-jumbo on a subject they didn’t understand.
- Rjd Meeting Reflects Lalu’S Discomfort (Tribune, Ambarish Dutta, Sep 17, 2007)
The outcome of the national executive meeting of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) held in Delhi yesterday perhaps can be viewed as a pointer to the growing discomfort of its supremo Lalu Prasad in view of the apparent acceptance and related . . . . .
- Dalit Rally (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Sep 14, 2007)
ON the night of August 27, Rakesh Lara, a popular local leader of Valmikis, the community considered to be the lowest in the Dalit hierarchy, was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne assailants in Gohana town of Sonepat district in Haryana.
- Involve Panchayats For Efficiency Of Icds (Deccan Herald, Shruba Mukherjee , Sep 13, 2007)
Identifying poor governance and low motivation levels as causes for the inefficiency of the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), a group of economists led by Jean Dreze has urged the Planning Commission to involve panchayats in the . . . .
- Where Are The Ngos? (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 13, 2007)
THE question that hit the mind as one went round government health centres and cholera-affected villages in the two backward blocks of Kashipur and Dasmantpur in Orissa was: Where are the NGO leaders?
- The 'Wmd' We Must Proliferate (The Economic Times, Arun Maira, Sep 13, 2007)
The 123 agreement has set the cat amongst the pigeons. (A diplomat used another avian metaphor that ruffled many feathers in India.)
- Police Stop Nedumaran’S Boat Journey (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 13, 2007)
Tamil Nationalist Movement leader and 300 others arrested, released
- Water Woes (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 13, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the government cannot subsidise the commercial use of water and suggested incentives and penalties for water conservation.
- A Harvest Of Devastation (Tribune, Usha Rai, Sep 13, 2007)
Over 8000 families have been affected by the closure of 14 tea gardens in Jalpaiguri District of West Bengal. The worst affected are women and children. Starvation deaths are being reported and children have dropped out of school.
- Manmohan For More Rational Use Of Water (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI and SUNNY SEBASTIAN , Sep 12, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the government could not continue to subsidise the economic and commercial use of water.
- Pm’S Sermon On Water Use (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, today alerted the nation about the danger of water scarcity due to retreat of glaciers and stressed the need to urgently address the issue. Dr Singh asked panchayat and municipal bodies to come forward with . . . .
- New Battle Zones (Frontline, AMAN SETHI, Sep 12, 2007)
FINALLY, it was a scrawl in the cryptic shorthand of a court stenographer that almost ruined Sudaram Nag’s monsoon crop. “Sudaram Nag, 50 yrs, Takraguda, Bastar. Section:107.116(b), 03-08-07,” it said, communicating to the 50-year-old rice farmer . . . .
- A Flawed Concept (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Sep 12, 2007)
IN 2003, when the Government of India identified 55 districts affected by left-wing extremism (naxalism) across nine States to address the issue of backwardness, its decision stemmed from the realisation that people were drawn into naxalism . . . .
- ‘A Question Of Rights, Not Development’ (Frontline, V. VENKATESAN, Sep 12, 2007)
IT may be a coincidence, but the signals are far-reaching. After having witnessed for three years the State governments’ indifference to utilising Central funds meant for socio-economic programmes in the naxal-affected districts, the Planning . . . .
- Naxal Terror (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Sep 12, 2007)
“THIS is essentially to create a shock effect on the government and its agencies. More concrete and substantial political and organisational work of the Maoists is taking place at the grass roots in a number of States including Jharkhand . . . .
- Exploding Myths About Gender Equality (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Times have changed and definitely continue to do so redefining the new Indian woman or rather the new urban woman at every step. And, yet we often find that the changes as perceived are not quite exactly the way we think they are or wish them to be.
- Potent Force (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 10, 2007)
Successive governments in Andhra have been claiming that the Maoist threat in the state has been eliminated thanks to the tough strategy adopted by its police.
- Mamata Readies Her Move (Asian Age, Editorial, The Asian Age, Sep 10, 2007)
By hinting that she will walk out of the National Democratic Alliance, Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has once again confirmed that in politics there are no permanent friends.
- Govt To Construct 8 Lakh Houses For Homeless (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
The coalition government will achieve, by March next , the target of building 8 lakh housing units to provide shelter to shelterless, says Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy.
- Mamata Strategises (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Sep 08, 2007)
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has let it be known that her party does "not support all the constituents of the NDA" and that she and her colleagues are "making efforts to build an independent identity and stand on our own feet to . . . .
- Mamata Banerjee Parts Ways With Nda (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
After months of keeping the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leadership on the edge, Trinamool Congress (TC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday finally took the plunge and severed her nine-year long association with the opposition grouping.
- Mamata Parts Ways With Nda, Bjp Not Surprised (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
After months of keeping the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) leadership on the edge, Trinamool Congress (TC) chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday finally took the plunge and severed her nine-year long association with the opposition grouping.
- India’S Growing Insensitivity (Dawn, Kuldip Nayar, Sep 07, 2007)
A FOUR-and-a-half-year-old child dies in Simla on the Mall because the ambulance carrying him does not reach the hospital in time.
- Mamatahints She Might Walk Out Of Nda (Asian Age, Parwez Hafeez, Sep 07, 2007)
Trinamul Congress president Mamata Banerjee, who has of late been distancing herself and her party from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, on Thursday publicly announced her virtual disassociation with the Opposition alliance.
- No Debate Without Jpc, Says Bjp (Business Standard, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 07, 2007)
BJP today stuck to its stand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Indo-US nuclear deal indicating it would not allow Parliament to function for another day over the issue
- “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:
- Sweep Away The Muck (Telegraph, Malvika Singh, Sep 04, 2007)
When two people from the same gotra marry and have a child, and the village sarpanch, along with the panchayat, ensure the kidnapping of that child from its legitimate parents, how come the sarpanch and his council members are not booked . . .. . . ..
- Social Churning Aggravates Atrocities Against Dalits In Haryana (Tribune, Ranbir Singh, Sep 04, 2007)
There has been an alarming increase in the incidents of atrocities on the Scheduled Castes in Haryana.
- Tame The Khaps (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
THE caste panchayats have done so much of the unthinkable that every time they punish someone without any jurisdiction, it seems they cannot plunge any deeper.
- Bangladesh Suspects Got ‘Character Certificates’ From Bengal Politicians (Indian Express, Subrata Nag Choudhury, Sep 04, 2007)
Security agencies investigating the arrest of 11 suspected militants this year at the Haridaspur border checkpost in Bongaon — about 100 km from here — have come up with shocking evidence of political patronage to such elements.
- Sharp Differences At Working Group Meet On Jammu And Kashmir (Hindu, Aarti Dhar, Sep 03, 2007)
It was set up by Manmohan Singh to discuss Centre-State relations
Political instability root cause of all problems: NC
BJP for abrogating Article 370
- Saving Past For Posterity (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 03, 2007)
Should the government make protecting history a priority or rather focus on development needs of the regions? The answer lies in strategy-planning and balancing conservation and development.
- Industrious Bengal (Telegraph, ABHIRUP SARKAR, Sep 03, 2007)
Once upon a time there was an old Left Front. It was a political assortment headed by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), which set up coordination committees to organize meetings, rallies and agitations.
- Do Away With Fair Price Shops (Business Line, P. V. Indiresan , Sep 03, 2007)
Open market competition has a power and efficiency that no administrative authority can emulate. Hence, replacing fair-price shops with competitive marketing will be advantageous, says P. V. INDIRESAN.
- Indian Pm’S Working Group Squabbles Over J&k Issues (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Sep 03, 2007)
Members of the fifth working group appointed by Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to discuss relations between New Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir gave presentations here on Sunday on the first day of the group’s meeting.
- Gujjarswarn Of New Stir For St Status (Asian Age, Narayan Bareth, Sep 01, 2007)
The Gujjars are gearing up for a fresh phase of their agitation for Scheduled Tribe status and reservation while the Chopra Commission has expressed its inability to submit a report on the status of Gujjars in the given time limit of three months.
- Yes To Polls (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2007)
The state election commission (SEC) deserves to be applauded for doggedly pursuing and finally succeeding in its mission to hold elections to 209 urban local bodies in Karnataka, many of which have become defunct since June 2006.
- Polls To Urban Local Bodies On Sept 27? (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
The much-postponed Urban Local Body (ULB) polls is likely to be held in the last week of September, according to State government sources.
- 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.
- Ridding Sports Of Parasites (Pioneer, Hiranmay Karlekar, Aug 30, 2007)
With the Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in 2010, it is important to have a good, hard look at the state of sports in the country.
- Haryana Violence Spreads (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2007)
Dalits protesting the murder of a Balmiki youth in Gohana battled the police in several Haryana towns on Wednesday.
- Exclusive Project Formulated To Supply Cauvery Water To 15 Villages (Hindu, R. Krishnamoorthy, Aug 29, 2007)
The Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage (TWAD) Board has formulated an exclusive project under combined drinking water supply scheme to provide Cauvery water to 15 villages in Pappakurichi and Ellakudi panchayats in Kattur on the city outskirts . . . . .
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