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- Nuclear Winter (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Oct 15, 2007)
The governmentâ€™s retreat on the Indo-US nuclear deal, after three years of do-or-die bravado, can only be explained by that old adage: He who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day.
- 'It's Possible For Us To Have Military History Written Without Carrying Sensitive Material' (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 15, 2007)
Let me tell you the story of two young officers commissioned in the army of two neighbouring countries in 1964. They both should have retired.
- From Pm To Cm, When Politicians Speak, God Knows What They Mean (Telegraph, Manini Chatterjee, Oct 13, 2007)
After two months of keeping the nation on tenterhooks, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today publicly declared that early elections were not on the cards and the government would like to last its full term till 2009.
- Secularism Can Be Achieved (Indian Express, Jagdeep S. Chhokar, Oct 13, 2007)
Religion is one of the most potent forces in human existence. It provides a sense of solace and an anchor in an increasingly complex world, notwithstanding, and often due to, all the scientific and technological advances made every day.
- Reservation For Obcs Not A Sop, Says Centre (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
The Centre on Thursday asserted before a five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court that the 27 per cent reservation provided to Other Backward Classes in higher educational institutions was not a sop.
- Army Iftaar Parties Help Clear Misunderstandings (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 12, 2007)
Iftaar parties being organised by the Army and other forces during the holy month of Ramzan are helping strengthen secular fabric as members of both communities are participating in these parties.
- Path To Partion: (Frontline, A.G. NOORANI, Oct 12, 2007)
IN the entire corpus of American writings on India, this book stands out in all its uniqueness.
- Liberals At War In India (Dawn, Kuldip Nayar, Oct 12, 2007)
THE political scene in India is hotting up. The general election is still one-and-a-half years away.
- A Welcome Change Of Heart (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 10, 2007)
IN its recent 47-nation survey of public opinion on a variety of issues, the Washington-based Pew Research Centre has revealed some uplifting information vis-à-vis Pakistan.
- Coalition Crumbles In Karnataka (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
POLITICS in Karnataka is once again on the boil with the second coalition experiment in three years coming apart.
- Dateline Oudh (OutLook, Saeed Naqvi, Oct 10, 2007)
It would, at the outset, appear an audacious undertaking. How does one make a 19th century Urdu journal, Avadh Punch, accessible to the contemporary English-reading public? And why its resurrection now? Mushirul Hasan has embarked on a brave journey.
- The Muslim Question In Gujarat (Hindu, VIDYA SUBRAHMANIAM, Oct 09, 2007)
By an unspoken consensus, Muslims have been excluded from the election debate in Gujarat.
- Karnataka Cartwheels (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 08, 2007)
The act of political duplicity perpetrated by the reigning father-son duo in Karnataka marks a new low in political morality.
- Sonia Speaks In Karat’S Language (Telegraph, RASHEED KIDWAI, Oct 08, 2007)
Sonia Gandhi’s attack on opponents of the nuclear deal should not be read as a sure sign that snap polls are round the corner, senior ministers and Congress leaders suggested today.
- The Pressure Cooker (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Oct 08, 2007)
It is sometimes strange to see the political class, that is supposed to have emerged from the grass roots and represents the masses of India, be so insensitive to the growing disparity between the rich and the poor.
- Mayawati In Modiland (Indian Express, SHIV VISVANATHAN, Oct 06, 2007)
This essay is an exercise in speculation. Such an act is necessary because sometimes one needs to dream beyond the empirical because an empiricist view of politics is often limiting.
- Secularism Politicised (Asian Age, Dr P.C. Alexander, Oct 05, 2007)
Two days ago the nation celebrated Gandhi Jayanti with the usual reiteration of its adherence to the great legacies left behind by the Mahatma, particularly the legacy of secularism.
- Kashmir Continues To Be A Ray Of Light Amid Darkness: Azad (Kashmir Observer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 03, 2007)
Thousands of school and college students attended concluding function of the State-wide debate on Gandhian philosophy of truth and non-violence and its relevance in the 21st century organised at SKICC here today where Chief Minister. . .
- The Question Of Faith (Frontline, Praful Bidwai, Sep 29, 2007)
The UPA’s capitulation to the Sangh Parivar on Ram Sethu violates its obligation to defend secularism and hands a victory to majoritarian politics.
- Let's Move On (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 28, 2007)
What a strange country India has become. Even after 60 years of independence, it still lacks self-confidence to feel comfortable in its own skin. It is happy about the welcome 'incredible India' receives in the Big Apple.
- Letter From India: A Tale About Monkeys, A Hindu God And Truths In India (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 28, 2007)
The question of whether an army of monkeys really did build an ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka is likely to reverberate through politics here for several months to come.
- Confident State (Frontline, JOHN CHERIAN, Sep 27, 2007)
THE election of Abdullah Gul as the new President has opened a new chapter in Turkish politics. Gul, who until recently was the Foreign Minister, won the election despite the undisguised hostility of the Army, which views itself as the sole guardian . . .
- An Amoral Code (Dawn, M.J. Akbar, Sep 25, 2007)
WHEN a coalition begins to melt, its partners subtly, if not silently, begin to shift their public agenda from common concern to individual need. The debate over the bridge built by Lord Ram between the Tamil coast and Sri Lanka is hardly new.
- Faith Flashpoints (Times of India, Swapan Dasgupta, Sep 24, 2007)
Did Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi cock a snook at convention and good taste by ridiculing the Ramayana?
- Amoral Code (Asian Age, M.J. Akbar, Sep 24, 2007)
When a coalition begins to melt, its partners subtly, if not silently, begin to shift their public agenda from common concern to individual need.
- 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.
- Bjp Signals It Is Ready For Polls (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 24, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party’s message from Bhopal was loud and clear: it is ready to face the electoral challenges ahead with the help of a strengthened and expanded National Democratic Alliance to once again emerge as a claimant to power at the Centre.
- No Publisher’S Block (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 18, 2007)
David Davidar talks of how he forgets his day job as a publisher when he writes and about his latest book ‘The Solitude of Emperors’
- Affidavit Not An Inadvertent Mistake, Says Bjp Leader (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Sep 18, 2007)
The now withdrawn affidavit of the Union government on “Ramar Sethu,” earlier submitted to the Supreme Court, was not the result of an inadvertent mistake, but was a “deliberate and conscious” act.
- More Popular Than The Badshah (Indian Express, SUDHEENDRA KULKARNI , Sep 18, 2007)
If you want to know how deeply the Ramayana is etched in Indians’ collective consciousness, read this from Glimpses of World History, the magnum opus that Jawaharlal Nehru authored from his Dehradun prison in 1933.
- Advani Wants Sorry From Upa Almighty (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
The Centre’s decision to withdraw the Ram Setu affidavit is not enough, the BJP said today, threatening a nationwide agitation if its demands were not met.
- Lord Ram Prevails (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
It is stunningly absurd that the UPA Government should have submitted an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming Lord Ram did not exist and the sacred texts, notably Valmiki's Ramayan and Tulsidas's Ramcharitmanas, associated . . . .
- Insult To Hindus: Advani (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
Leader of the Opposition L.K. Advani said here on Thursday that the Centre’s affidavit on the Ramar Sethu in the Supreme Court was “an insult to Hindus, it had poured contempt on them…”
- Heat Makes Upa See The Light: ‘Cannot Doubt Ram’S Existence’ (Indian Express, D K Singh, Sep 14, 2007)
With the BJP threatening a countrywide agitation and Congress president Sonia Gandhi moving to do damage-control, the Government, after waiting a full 24 hours, admitted that it made a mistake.
- Flowers In Fire (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Sep 14, 2007)
God and the gardener, and bearing witness — that rare moment of authenticity in compassion and courage — are elements in the fabular structure that lies embedded in David Davidar’s novel, The Solitude of Emperors.
- Ramar Sethu: Advani Spits Fire On Pm, Sonia (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 14, 2007)
With a live issue at hand, the BJP leader said the UPA government's "real intentions" had been unmasked with the affidavit, which had inflicted "a grave insult" on the Hindu believers.
- God And Us (Indian Express, SAUBHIK CHAKRABARTI, Sep 14, 2007)
How should we react to the UPA withdrawing the now-forever-famous ASI affidavit? Not by moaning about the death of ‘rationality’ at the hands of a ‘secular’ government. But by re-recognising India. India has a secular state that presides over . . . .
- Faithfully Secular (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Sep 14, 2007)
The Congress has never been particularly smart about handling sensitive issues of faith. Particularly telling instances of such maladroit handling were seen during the later years of the Rajiv Gandhi period, when the prime minister first attempted . . .
- ‘Secularism Is An Ideology And A Concept’ (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 10, 2007)
It acquired a greater sociological connotation in 20th century: Justice B.N. Srikrishna
It has roots in divinity but difficult to define
An ideal aspiration, a product as well as a process
- Never Ending Trauma Of Terror (Pioneer, Joginder Singh, Sep 10, 2007)
Whenever terrorists strike in India, one gets to hear some readymade names of the perpetrators, or their organisations, or the country/ countries that are giving them sanctuary.
- India, Pak Can Be Friends (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Sep 10, 2007)
I have been struck by the overwhelming desire of Pakistanis to bury the hatchet with India, to let bygones be bygones and open a new chapter in friendly relations.
- Back To The Voters (Pioneer, Kalyani Shankar, Sep 07, 2007)
A general election cannot be fought on the issue of the nuclear deal alone. So, the Left has already taken the fight to the streets and the BJP is planning to use the Gujarat election as a testing ground.
- “Make Education Relevant” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said laws alone would not help free India from the “curse of child labour.”
- Ways Of An Antique Land (Telegraph, MUKUL KESAVAN, Sep 06, 2007)
Every English-speaking Indian man between 25 and 60 has written about the Hindi movies he has seen, the English books he has read, the foreign places he has travelled to and the curse of communalism.
- Secularism And Islam (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 05, 2007)
RECENT political developments in Turkey have prompted an outpouring of comment to the effect that the re-election of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), commonly described as Islamist, and the success of its presidential candidate, Abdullah Gul . . .
- Turkey’S Democratic Choice (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 04, 2007)
The election of Abdullah Gul, an observant Muslim, to the Turkish presidency is a victory for democracy.
- 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
- Gul In The Presidency (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 03, 2007)
TURKEY’S generals are now an isolated lot. Their own people have in no uncertain terms made their preferences known to the world, and the reaction in the European Union to Mr Abdullah Gul’s election as president has been positive.
- Democracy Wins (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 03, 2007)
Abdullah Gul, whose nomination for presidency triggered deep political crisis, sparked massive protests and forced an early parliamentary election in Turkey, has been elected President.
- Secular Vision (Hindu, Suchitra Behal, Sep 03, 2007)
David Davidar on his second book, Solitude of the Emperors, and how he juggles two hats.
- 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.
- Eu’S Soft Corner For Gul (Dawn, Shadaba Islam, Sep 01, 2007)
TURKEY’S new president Abdullah Gul may still face hostility from the country’s staunchly secularist army because of his past in political Islam. But the Turkish leader can count on the support of a surprising number of European Union policymakers.
- A President Of The People (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 01, 2007)
ON Aug 28, 2007, the Turkish parliament elected Foreign Minister Abdullah Gül as the country’s 11th president. By doing so, parliament not only chose the most eligible man for the top office, but it also proclaimed that Turkey is a democracy, and . . . .
- Crucial Power-Sharing Formula Taking Shape In J&k (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2007)
After a gap of several months, the Prime Minister-appointed working group on the contentious issue of power-sharing between the Centre and the state of Jammu and Kashmir is set to meet here on Sunday.
- Left With No Purpose (Telegraph, ASHOK MITRA , Aug 31, 2007)
The nation has recently crossed two significant milestones: 60 years of independence, and half of that span since Indira Gandhi’s infamous Emergency. Celebration of the ‘golden jubilee’ of national freedom has been marked by standard rituals . . . .
- Violence In Agra (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Aug 30, 2007)
Wednesday's communal violence in Muslim-dominated areas of Agra is indicative of the fragile peace that prevails in many places across the country.
- Left With Little Choice (Pioneer, CP Bhambhri, Aug 30, 2007)
Comrades should support the Congress on issue-to-issue basis; else, they would be compelled to ally with 'opportunist' regional parties
- Taslima Nasrin On Her Detractors (Frontline, SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY, Aug 30, 2007)
ON August 9, Taslima Nasrin, the exiled Bangladeshi writer, was attacked by a group of fundamentalists at the Hyderabad Press Club where she had gone to release a Telugu translation of her book Shodh.
- Terror In Hyderabad (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 29, 2007)
It’s unfortunate that Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has chosen to see Pakistani and Bangladeshi connections to the twin blasts in Hyderabad without the benefit of any conclusive evidence.
- 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 . . . . ..
- Terror In Hyderabad (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Aug 28, 2007)
It’s unfortunate that Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has chosen to see Pakistani and Bangladeshi connections to the twin blasts in Hyderabad without the benefit of any conclusive evidence.
- Islam And Democracy (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Aug 25, 2007)
BARRING some unforeseen event, Abdullah Gul, a devout Muslim who once flirted with Islamism, will become the president of Turkey next week.
- Us And Them (Hindustan Times, A N Sudarsan Rao , Aug 25, 2007)
We gobble up our Big Macs with relish and wonder when Starbucks is coming. We are almost as addicted to the twists and turns of American suburbia in Desperate Housewives as we are to the mother-in-law machinations of the K-serials.
- Why The World Must Look At Turkey (Indian Express, Husain Haqqani, Aug 22, 2007)
Turkey’s forthcoming presidential election offers an opportunity to define secularism in the Muslim world as a political system ensuring separation of theology and state rather than as an anti-religious ideology.
- A Visionary Extraordinaire (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Aug 20, 2007)
As we celebrate Rajiv Gandhi’s 63rd birth anniversary today, thoughts go back in time to recollect the contributions of India’s youngest Prime Minister who laid the foundation of the country’s march into the 21st century.
- The Slide Show (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 20, 2007)
Sixty years after independence, India and Pakistan are on different trajectories. India is a secular democracy — raucous and flawed — but democracy it is.
- Turkey's Choice (Frontline, JOHN CHERIAN, Aug 17, 2007)
The ruling party led by moderate Islamists returns in Turkey with a resounding margin.
- Turkeys Gul Seeks Support For His Presidency (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
Gul is expected to win in the third round on August 28 when he needs a simple majority in the 550-member parliament, where his ruling AK Party has 341 seats.
- The Price Of Success (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 16, 2007)
“A NEW star rises ... a new hope comes into being, a vision long cherished materialises.”
- Politics Is Heating Up (Tribune, S. Nihal Singh, Aug 14, 2007)
IT is said of the American presidential election that campaigning for his successor or his re-election begins almost the day he is sworn in.
- Tread Carefully After 60 Ideologically Mismatched Years (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 14, 2007)
Since 2001, after the Pakistani public’s “honeymoon” with General Pervez Musharraf began to fade following his participation in an American sponsored “war on terror”, the Pakistani mind has submitted to a pessimistic view of the state of Pakistan.
- Links With A Royal Past (Hindu, Ramya Kannan , Aug 13, 2007)
The reign of the Nawabs of Arcot was characterised by their amicable relationship with their Hindu subjects.
- 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.
- India's Yin And Yang 60 Years After Independence (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
India will turn 60 on Wednesday. In a speech that for Indians resonates as powerfully as Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address for Americans, nationalist leader and founding Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru declared that at midnight . . . .
- Justice Can’T Go Pop (Tribune, Inder Malhotra, Aug 10, 2007)
IN the midst of virtual madness — unleashed by Sanjay Dutt’s fans, page three socialites, hysterical TV anchors, indeed the bulk of the chattering and prosperous middle class — all clamouring for the actor’s immediate release from jail . . . ..
- Taslima’S Security To Be Reviewed (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
The West Bengal government will review Taslima Nasreen’s security in the wake of the attack on her in Hyderabad on Thursday.
- Sixty Bitter Years After Partition (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 10, 2007)
As the 60th anniversary of Indian Partition approaches, the BBC's Andrew Whitehead looks back at how and why independence from Britain meant the creation of two separate countries, India and Pakistan.
- Free Travel For Numbardars, Chowkidars In Govt Buses (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 08, 2007)
Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today announced free travel in government buses for numbardars and village chowkidars.
- A Way Forward For Peace (Hindu, SURESH NAMBATH, Aug 07, 2007)
History helps when it is left behind — this is what Krishna Kumar marks out as the central theme of his book, Battle for Peace, intended as a way forward for peace between India and Pakistan.
- Evolving Tapestry (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
Istanbul reconciles opposites and lives peacefully with its history without desecrating it.
- Priya Dutt Meets Sonia Gandhi (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Amid a growing chorus of support from the Congress central leadership for Sanjay Dutt’s “cause”, the Bollywood actor’s sister and Congress MP, Ms Priya Dutt, today met Mrs Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the situation.
- Priya Dutt Meets Sonia (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Congress MP and Bollywood actor Sanjay Duttâ€™s sister Priya Dutt on Friday met party chief Sonia Gandhi in an attempt to get relief for her brother, now in Puneâ€™s Yerawada jail.
- Sonia Assures Priya Help In Sanjay Case (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 04, 2007)
Priya dutt, jailed film star Sanjay Dutt’s sister and Lok Sabha MP, called on Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday.
- Turkey And Iran Look Beyond Energy Ties (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Aug 04, 2007)
Despite their rivalry in Central Asia, once the momentum for a positive relationship develops, Turkey and Iran could find it
easier to manage their differences in
this resource rich region.
- The 'Root Cause' Is Intolerance (Pioneer, KR Phanda, Jul 31, 2007)
It has become a habit with Muslim intellectuals, particularly from the Aligarh Muslim University, to blame non-Muslims as the "root cause" for terrorist attacks all over the world.
- Erdogan’S Third Triumph (Dawn, Muhammad Ali Siddiqi, Jul 30, 2007)
THE AKP’s second victory in Turkey’s general election is Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s third major political triumph.
- Feminism, Turkish-Style (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 26, 2007)
SEEN around the world, photographs of Sunday's parliamentary election in Turkey showed women — their happy faces framed by head scarves — cheering the overwhelming victory of the Justice and Development Party, known in Turkey as the AKP.
- It Is Still Not Clear Who Will Have The Final Say (Hindu, Maureen Freely, Jul 26, 2007)
When Turkey went to the polls at the weekend, it was, according to the headlines, fighting for its soul.
- What Turks Have Rejected (Dawn, GWYNNE DYER, Jul 26, 2007)
THE best thing about the outcome of the Turkish election on Sunday is that now the army can't make a coup.
- Ladies’ Circle, But One Out (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 26, 2007)
Women were the stars in Parliament this afternoon when Pratibha Patil took oath as the country’s first woman President.
- Turning Into Politics (Deccan Herald, MICHAEL JANSEN, Jul 25, 2007)
The second election victory by Turkey’s Justice and Development (AK) Party is a turning point in the modern Turkish state, founded in 1923 by arch secularist Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
- Turkey At A Crossroads (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 25, 2007)
Turkey's Islamic-oriented ruling party did so well in the recent general election that it can govern alone, but a test of whether it can balance authority with diplomacy will come when the new Parliament chooses a President.
- Verdict In Turkey (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jul 25, 2007)
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has won a resounding victory in the just-concluded general elections.
- Ms Bhutto And The Politics Of Return (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Jul 24, 2007)
Party (PPP), Ms Benazir Bhutto, said in London on Sunday that she would make an “early return” to Pakistan to challenge plans by President General Pervez Musharraf “to secure a new term as president without waiting for elections”.
- Turkey’S Inherent Strength (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 24, 2007)
Turkey’s Islamists do not fit the typecast role. That may be the reason why the Justice and Development Party (AKP) remains as popular as ever amongst a people who are far more progressive in their outlook than most other Muslims in the world.
- Re-Elected Turkish Pm Vows To Fight Terror (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 24, 2007)
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a second mandate in elections, in a sign of public support for his party, which has espoused Western-style reforms despite having roots in political Islam.
- Bjp Lashes Out At Unpa For Stand In Presidential Poll (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 23, 2007)
"The UNPA made uncharitable comments against Shekhawat, who received kudos from all. People who abstained from voting should do some soul searching", said BJP senior leader M Venkaiah Naidu in Bangalore..
- For A Feasible Solution In J&k (Hindu, V.R. Krishna Iyer, Jul 23, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s recent suggestion that the Line of Control could become a “Line of Peace” deserves to be followed up in order to end 60 years of violence.
- Why Do We Need Democracy? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 23, 2007)
THE Lal Masjid nightmare is finally over and so is the All Parties Conference. But the soul-searching that has just begun will remain with us for a long time to come.
- Racism Colours West’S Attitude Towards Muslims (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Jul 23, 2007)
Indian Muslims are surprised but feel gratified over the concern both Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and foreign minister Pranab Mukherjee have shown in the case of Mohammad Haneef who is under detention in Australia.
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