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- Left Firms Up Anti-Cong Stance (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
Giving in to the Left's bullying on the India-US nuclear deal is unlikely to remove hurdles in the path of the UPA Government as the comrades are all set to broadbase their opposition on several other key policy issues.
- A Distraught Group (Pioneer, Kalyani Shankar, Oct 26, 2007)
Not only is history against any kind of Third Front, but its future also is bleak.
- Amarmani, The Bane Of Up Politics (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
He was once described as the ‘saviour’ of Uttar Pradesh by the Samajwadi Party chief, Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav.
- Poetic Justice (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 25, 2007)
THE life imprisonment awarded by a Dehradun special court to Samajwadi Party leader and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Amarmani Tripathi, his wife Madhumani and two others for having murdered poetess Madhumita Shukla is the least punishment they could. . .
- Cbi To Challenge Accomplice's Acquittal (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
CBI will challenge the acquittal of Prakash Chandra Pandey alias Pappu — one of the six accused in the murder of poetess Madhumita Shukla — and will adhere to its stand of seeking death penalty for the four, including Samajwadi Party MLA Amarmani Tripathi
- Ncp Calls For United Front To Defeat Modi (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday appealed to all secular parties to form a united front in Gujarat to defeat the BJP government headed by Narendra Modi.
- Life Term For Amarmani, Wife In Madhumita Murder Case (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
A special court here on Wednesday sentenced the former Uttar Pradesh Minister and now MLA, Amarmani Tripathi, and his wife Madhumani to life imprisonment in the Madhumita Shukla murder case.
- Day Of Life Terms (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Former Uttar Pradesh minister Amarmani Tripathi was today jailed for life for killing a young poet who was carrying his unborn child and had refused to abort it despite repeated threats.
- Is Left-Unpa Pair Feasible? (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
The Left may have agreed to tango with the UNPA on the Indo-US nuclear deal in Parliament, but for any larger coordination outside the House the comrades want the non-BJP, non-Congress parties to bring their economic policies in sync with theirs.
- To Fracture Further, Left Works On Another Deal-With Unpa (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 24, 2007)
The fate of the Indo-US nuclear deal may be “open-ended” as it is and no one will admit, in public, that early elections is an option but political parties are stepping up their gears for a final showdown.
- Left-Upa Hiatus (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 24, 2007)
AN early end to the UPA-Left stalemate on India’s nuclear deal with the US is now ruled out.
- Parliament Approval Must, Says Unpa (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) on Tuesday said the government should not operationalise the nuclear deal with the United States without Parliament’s approval.
- Unpa-Left For Common Approach To Nuclear Deal (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Understanding reached at meeting on stance to be taken in Parliament
- Join Third Front, Unpa Asks Anti-Cong Parties (Tribune, Tripti Nath, Oct 24, 2007)
The four-month-old United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) today invited anti-BJP and anti-Congress parties to join it by holding the promise that the third front has a bright future.
- Left Parties Begin Talks With Third Front On N-Deal Strategy (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
With the government toying with the idea of a brief winter session of Parliament soon after Diwali, Left parties have initiated talks with the Third Front on a possible floor strategy against the controversial Indo-US nuclear deal.
- Students Set Ablaze In Bed (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
Two Gorakhpur University students were tied to their hostel beds and set ablaze last night in the latest incident of campus crime in Uttar Pradesh.
- N-Deal To Come Up Again In House In November (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 24, 2007)
The Manmohan Singh government, which is under tremendous pressure from the United States not to back off from the civil nuclear energy agreement, will have to face Parliament again as the immediate next step after November . . . .
- Unpa: Go By What Ls Decides On Deal (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA), a group of eight regional political parties, on Tuesday finalised its governing committee office-bearers selecting Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav as its chairman and Telugu Desam. . .
- Karat Meets Unpa Leaders (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 24, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA), the Third Front grouping, has demanded that the Indo-US nuclear deal should not be operationalised unless it gets Parliament’s nod.
- Upa Is In Functional Chaos: Amar Singh (The Economic Times, AMAR SINGH, Oct 24, 2007)
UPA is suffering from a “functional chaos” in the wake of the continuing stalemate with the Left on the issue of Indo-US nuclear deal, Samajwadi party leader Amar Singh on Tuesday said.
- No-Win Situation (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Oct 24, 2007)
PRIME MINISTER Manmohan Singh’s public presentations on the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal have, as a rule, been characterised by an element of drama. In his spirited promotion of the deal he went to the extent of throwing down a challenge of midterm . . . .
- Under Siege (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 22, 2007)
Afghanistan, Iraq and now Pakistan â€” all three countries are up in flames. The Al Qaeda that the US forces went in to combat has strengthened roots, or as in the case of Iraq, entered that hapless country for the first time.
- Extempore Plea To Save N-Deal (Telegraph, K.P. NAYAR , Oct 17, 2007)
It was like a political requiem for the Indo-US nuclear deal which has dominated the relationship between Washington and New Delhi for two years and three months.
- Prayer For Congress (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Oct 17, 2007)
In a cautionary tale, a Muslim, a Christian and a Hindu are crossing a river in a ferry.
- ‘Dummy’ Pm Must Step Down, Says Sp (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 16, 2007)
The Samajwadi Party on Monday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singhâ€™s resignation, saying it was "shameful" for him to continue in office after putting the Indo-US nuclear deal on the backburner.
- Gujarat Polls Hold The Key (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 15, 2007)
As the political uncertainty continues, the Congress appears to have suddenly come under pressure.
- Sp Chief: Gear Up To Defeat Maya (Asian Age, Amita Verma, Oct 13, 2007)
Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav has asked his party workers to gear up and give a befitting reply to the Mayawati government in the Lok Sabha elections.
- ‘Up Govt Partial In Allowing Use Of Venue’ (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav announced on Friday that a meeting of the party’s national executive would be convened soon.
- Upa Lives (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The Urdu press seems to believe that the UPA government is likely to continue for a while longer.
- Anti-Modi Bjp Leaders Talking With Congress (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Continuing with their efforts to corner Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming Assembly elections, BJP rebels led by former minister Gordhan Zadhaphia arrived in the capital on Thursday to resume talks with the Congress leadership on . . . .
- Maya Gears Up For Ls Poll (Tribune, Shahira Naim, Oct 10, 2007)
Urging her party workers to be on their guard against the threat of money power, mafia, media and vested interests, BSP national president Mayawati declared that these four were not only keen to malign her but also even physically eliminate her.
- Politics Of Opportunism (Hindustan Times, CP Bhambhri, Oct 10, 2007)
The ongoing political drama in Karnataka leading to the dissolution of the State Assembly has once again brought into focus the need for a second-look into the proclaimed merits of a coalition system of governance in the country.
- Maya Is Mafia Queen: Amar (Asian Age, Amita Verma, Oct 09, 2007)
Samajwadi MP Amar Singh, on Monday termed UP chief minister Mayawati as a "mafia queen who is trying to eliminate her rival gangs".
- Grease Palms And Govern (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Oct 08, 2007)
The Mayawati Government in Uttar Pradesh has sacked more than 10,000 policemen in September 2007 on the ground that their recruitment and selection process was not fair.
- Mulayam Nixes Counsel To Tie Up With Cong To Rein In Mayawati (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 06, 2007)
The Samajwadi Party has shot down a move engineered by a section of its leaders to join hands with the Congress in an effort to checkmate their common foe — BSP president Mayawati.
- No Easy Way Out For Up (Pioneer, CP Bhambhri, Oct 03, 2007)
A serious analysis of Uttar Pradesh politics deserves to be undertaken because the Congress-led UPA Government cannot postpone a mid-term poll for long.
- Congress Loses Nuclear Edge (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Oct 01, 2007)
Political 'accidents' cannot be predicted. When such accidents take place, these are difficult to control. I have been writing about this for the past four weeks.
- N-Standoff: Left Explores Options Outside Upa (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 29, 2007)
A crucial meeting of CPM's politburo got under way in Kolkata on Friday amid clear indications that Left was not just firm on its plan to punish the UPA government if it tried to operationalise the nuclear deal, but may have also begun exploring . . . .
- Cong Believes In Dynasty Rule: Jaya (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
AIADMK chief Miss Jayalalithaa has said mr Rahul Gandhi's appointment as Congress general secretary was not surprising, as it “believes in dynastic rule”.
- Properties Of Mulayam, Ex-Chief Secy Linked: Cbi (Times of India, Vishwa Mohan, Sep 27, 2007)
Custodial interrogation of former UP chief secretary Akhand Pratap Singh might spell discomfort for Samajwadi Party as CBI is examining links between his 'benami' properties and those mentioned in a PIL claiming to list allegedly illegal real . . . . .
- Third Front In Poll Mode, Hammers Govt Over Setu (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 27, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) has begun to prepare for possible mid-term polls by intensifying its attack on the Congress-led UPA on the Sethusamudram project and the government’s economic policies.
- “Upa Regime Creating Row Over Ramar Sethu” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Several Opposition leaders, including former Chief Ministers, on Tuesday charged the United Progressive Alliance government with unnecessarily creating a controversy over Ramar Sethu.
- Sonia Is Being Selective In Her Condemnation: Bjp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
The BJP on Monday accused Congress president Sonia Gandhi of making "selective condemnation" in the wake of 'Vedanti fatwa' controversy and blamed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for "keeping quiet" on such an important issue.
- Mutiny Tour (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 25, 2007)
INDIA is in the midst of celebrating the 150th anniversary of the First War of Independence, also called the Great Uprising, against the British.
- Left In Huddle On Changing Scene (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Sep 25, 2007)
The Left parties are going into a huddle on the fast changing political situation. The UPA-Left coordination committee has virtually become defunct, with no meetings scheduled even during the crucial presidential and vice-presidential elections.
- Shocking Abuse Of Judicial Power (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Sep 24, 2007)
The Delhi High Court’s action in holding the editor, the publisher, the resident editor, and a cartoonist of Mid Day (published from Delhi) guilty of contempt of court for making allegations of gross judicial misconduct against the former . . . .
- Getting Into Election Mode? (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Sep 20, 2007)
The little twists and turns, barbs and counter barbs between the political parties are aimed at impending elections. By now, there is little doubt that the UPA, by choice rather than affirmative action on the Left’s part, will not complete its . . . . .
- Muslims Taken For A Ride (Pioneer, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 18, 2007)
The Allahabad High Court's ruling that declared the appointment of Urdu teachers (BTC) by the previous Samajwadi Party Government in Uttar Pradesh "illegal" shows the kind of governance provided by the previous regime in the State.
- The Magic Of The Mix (Telegraph, S.L. Rao, Sep 17, 2007)
It is clear from the words of Prakash Karat, A.B. Bardhan and their colleagues who run the coalition of Left parties that they are expecting an early election.
- Jaya Trying To Realign With Bjp Over Ram Setu Issue (Tribune, Arup Chanda, Sep 17, 2007)
AIADMK supremo Jayaram Jayalalithaa is trying to realign with her former ally, the BJP, as is evident from the manner in which she has criticised the Centre for its affidavit challenging the existence of Lord Ram and has also taken up cudgels . . . .
- Congress Eyeing Tie-Up With Arch-Rivals (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 17, 2007)
Amidst speculation about mid-term polls, the Congress appears to take even arch-rivals Samajwadi Party and BSP on board.
- Bsp Is Best Placed Of All (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Sep 17, 2007)
The Mayawati factor is going to dominate the political landscape over the next year.
- Who Gave Vaish ‘Political’ Nod? (Asian Age, Harish Gupta, Sep 17, 2007)
Ms Anshu Vaish, director general of the Archaeological Survey of India, is believed to have told the cabinet secretariat that she got "political instruction" saying that there was no need to remove the controversial statements from the . . . . .
- A Front In Disarray (Pioneer, Kalyani Shankar, Sep 14, 2007)
Doubts are being raised about UNPA's future, with Jayalalithaa going hammer and tongs against the Samajwadi Party
- Purging The Police (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Sep 13, 2007)
By sacking 6,500 policemen recruited in UP between 2004 and 2006 with the help of “forged” documents and recommending the suspension of 12 senior police officers involved in this major job scam, Chief Minister Mayawati has once again brought into. . .
- “Time To Curb Number Of Backward Castes” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 13, 2007)
“It is time for the court to put restrictions on the number of backward castes as the presence of caste is being felt in every field,” senior counsel K.K. Venugopal said on Wednesday.
- Left Starts To Get Ready For Elections (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Sep 13, 2007)
Political parties across the spectrum have moved into election mode, with neither the UPA nor the Left expecting to break the current impasse over the civil nuclear energy agreement with the United States through the committee which is now . . . .
- Neeraj Shekhar Joins Samajwadi Party, To Contest From Ballia (Pioneer, Akhilesh Suman, Sep 12, 2007)
Abandoning his father's political heritage, Neeraj Shekhar, the youngest son of late Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, has decided to seek his fortune under the patronage of Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Mulayam Singh Yadav.
- Left-Cong Charade Officially Begins (Pioneer, Navin Upadhyay, Sep 12, 2007)
The UPA-Left committee to resolve the impasse over India-US civil nuclear agreement met on Tuesday, but the exercise has become a mere formality with both parties preparing for midterm polls.
- Shekhar Son Is Sp Ballia Nominee (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday announced the candidature of Neeraj Shekhar, younger son of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, for the Lok Sabha byelection for the Ballia constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
- Look East For The Left (Dawn, M.J. Akbar, Sep 12, 2007)
ONE of the oldest laws of politics is back at work: when a government is not in control of events, events take control of a government. Delhi, obsessed with itself, believes that events only take place in Delhi.
- Maya Sacks Cops Recruited By Mulayam Govt (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
In a move that is bound to raise the political temperature in UP, the Mayawati government on Tuesday annulled the appointment of 6,504 constables and suspended 12 senior IPS officers who headed the boards that selected them.
- Parliament Adjourns Ahead Of Schedule (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
The sine die was announced after 4 pm in the afternoon, when the debate on the nuclear deal in Lok Sabha was scheduled, which was not allowed by a shouting opposition.
- Karat Calls For Nation-Wide Campaign (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Prakash Karat on Monday called for a nation-wide movement to educate the people about the “adverse effects” of the civil nuclear deal with the United States.
- Aiadmk Also Demands Jpc (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Fissures appeared in the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) on Monday with the key constituent, the All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), opting to join the National Democratic Alliance in Parliament in seeking a joint . . . . .
- Tumult Marks End Of Monsoon Session Of Parliament (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Left opposes Social Security Bill in its present form
Parliament adjourned sine die
- Vital Issues Not Discussed, Says Pranab (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Minister for External Affairs Pranab Mukherjee told journalists here on Monday that vital issues were not discussed and no debate was allowed in the monsoon session of Parliament.
- Let’S Miss The Nuclear Bus: Left (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Ahead of the first meeting of the UPA-Left committee to sort out differences on the nuclear deal with the USA, Left parties today toughened their stance, saying nobody can convince them that the Hyde Act will have “no role or effect” on the . . . .
- Sp-Admk War Of Words Rages On (Pioneer, Akhilesh Suman, Sep 11, 2007)
AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's honeymoon with the newly-floated UNPA is all but over, and only the final words of divorce are to be declared.
- Miss 'Nuclear Bus' Or Face Consequences: Left To Pm (Pioneer, Santanu Banerjee, Sep 11, 2007)
Ahead of the first meeting of the UPA-Left committee to sort out differences on the nuclear deal with the US, both CPI general secretary AB Bardhan and his CPI(M) counterpart Prakash Karat on Monday rolled out their most vitriolic attack . . .
- Left Has New Allies In N-Deal Coalition (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Sep 11, 2007)
A new realignment of political forces has emerged over the civil nuclear energy agreement with the United States, with the Left parties sharing a platform with the Samajwadi Party and the Telugu Desam here on Monday.
- Left: Let’S Miss Nuclear Bus (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
The UPA is in a minority on the issue of the India-United States nuclear deal and if Prime Minister Manmohan Singhâ€™s government still decides to ignore the voice of Parliament and the voices of people it will have to pay the consequence . . . .
- Naval Drills Will Shatter Country's Fragile Ecology (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
Environment groups in this Indian Ocean archipelago yesterday strongly condemned massive wargames in the region, saying the exercise would shatter its fragile ecology.
- Jaya Wonders If Unpa Exists At All (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
In what could be seen as possible cracks developing in the recently formed United National Progressive Alliance, AIAMDK supremo Jayalalithaa on Sunday wondered whether her party was part of the alliance or did the UNPA exist at all.
- Nuclear Fission Now Being Felt In Unpa (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
The rift within the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) was brought to the fore by one of its founder constituents, the AIADMK, on Sunday, which accused its senior partners of not consulting it on important issues . . . .
- Jaya Wonders If Unpa Exists (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
J Jayalalitha, who had dismissed speculative reports of her moving close to the BJP, on Sunday expressed her displeasure over leaders of the newly-formed United National Progressive Alliance of seven regional parties...
- Nuclear Deal: Aiadmk Distances Itself From Amar Singh’S Statement (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary Jayalalithaa wonders whether her party is still part of the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) and whether the alliance itself exists.
- Unpa Headed For Early Demise (Pioneer, K Venkataramanan, Sep 10, 2007)
With mid-term polls looking inevitable, the AIADMK has indicated an imminent parting of ways with the newly floated Third Front, a development that could come as a major boost for the NDA.
- Look East For The Left (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Sep 10, 2007)
One of the oldest laws of politics is back at work: when a government is not in control of events, events take control of a government. Delhi, obsessed with itself, believes that events only take place in Delhi.
- Partners In Unpa Ignoring Me: Jaya (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
The fledgling United National Progressive Alliance is cracking quickly with one of its founding members, AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, on Sunday faulting partners in the Samajwadi and Telugu Desam parties for not consulting her on important issues.
- Jayalalitha Takes A Swipe At Sp (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Cracks seem to have developed in the recently formed United National Progressive Alliance with the AIADMK supremo, Miss Jayalalitha, today saying she “wondered whether her party is part of the alliance at all”.
- Jaya’S Thunder Rocks Third Front (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
Jayalalithaa today “wondered” if she was part of the third front, throwing a question mark on the survival of an alliance less than three months old.
- Include All Parties In N-Deal Debate: Sp (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
Hinting that the UNPA can leave its demand of Joint Parliamentary Committee, the Samajwadi Party has said that the Government should set up another mechanism to address the concerns of the Opposition parties.
- Unpa: Why Not All-Party Mechanism? (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 08, 2007)
The United National Progressive Alliance on Friday distanced itself from the National Democratic Alliance’s demand for a joint parliamentary committee on the Indo-U.S. nuclear deal, and suggested that an all-party mechanism be put in place instead.
- Jaya Behind Bjp Act: Upa (New Indian Express, ANITA SALUJA, Sep 07, 2007)
Is AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa behind the disruption of Parliament over the nuke deal? If the United Progressive Alliance Government is to be believed, she is encouraging the National Democratic Alliance to stall Parliament proceedings.
- 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.
- Unpa Fails To Make Impact (Pioneer, Akhilesh Suman, Sep 06, 2007)
The newly floated alliance of eight regional parties, the UNPA, has missed the bus in establishing their separate identity either inside or outside Parliament.
- Allies Hold Tilting Power In Nuclear Panel (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 05, 2007)
The Congress and the Left have equal representation in the panel on the nuclear deal but other allies are expected to tilt the balance in the event of a tie.
- Pranab, Pc Likely To Be On N-Deal Panel (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 05, 2007)
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister P Chidambaram and Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal will represent the Congress on the 15-member joint committee with the Left parties to discuss the India-US nuclear deal.
- Maya Snatches Mulayam Seats (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 04, 2007)
Mayavati today continued her winning streak in Uttar Pradesh, wresting from the Samajwadi Party two of three seats to which Assembly bypolls were held.
- Nda Tries To Rope In New Allies (Asian Age, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 04, 2007)
Convinced that snap polls are round the corner, the main Opposition BJP has decided to strengthen the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) by taking new allies on board.
- Up Bypolls: Bsp Eats Into Sp Turf, Gains 2 Seats (Indian Express, PIYUSH SRIVASTAVA, Sep 04, 2007)
In another setback for the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, the BSP succeeded in snatching the Swar Tanda (Rampur) and Farrukhabad seats from it in the bypolls held on August 31.
- Democracy Sans Parties Dangerous (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Sep 03, 2007)
The Indo-US civilian nuclear deal and the debate on its implication seemed to cover a lot of ground.
- Maya Culpa (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 03, 2007)
After a spectacular electoral victory and a fairly promising honeymoon with governance, matters of policy seem to be slipping out of control of the Uttar Pradesh chief minister.
- Curfew Imposed In Many Parts Of Allahabad Following Tension (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2007)
Tension prevailed in several parts of the city following reports of alleged desecration of a holy book, prompting authorities to impose curfew in the affected areas.
- Democracy Sans Parties Dangerous (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Sep 01, 2007)
The Indo-US civilian nuclear deal and the debate on its implication seemed to cover a lot of ground.
- A Violation Of Rights, Says Somnath (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 31, 2007)
The Lok Sabha on Thursday condemned the Bhagalpur incident in which an alleged thief was beaten up by a mob and dragged on the road after being tied to a police motorcycle.
- Rapid Melting Of Tibetan Glaciers Will Have A Catastrophic Effect, Says Manmohan Singh (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday expressed concern over the rapid melting of glaciers in the Tibetan plateau. “If the glacier system in Tibet and Indus rivers melts, then it will have a catastrophic effect because of the linking of . . . .
- Deal Dilemma In Both Camps (Telegraph, Radhika Ramaseshan, Aug 31, 2007)
The breakthrough came suddenly before teatime, after a tense breakfast and lunch for Pranab Mukherjee and Sitaram Yechury.
- Pm Unhappy With Ganga Plan (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said today that the progress in the Ganga Action Plan was not up to the desired level.
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