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- India, Bangladesh Closer On Water Issues: Soz (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 23, 2006)
Ministerial-level joint inspection of common sites along the border carried out .
- Micro Finance Builds Bridges (Business Standard, Editorial, Business Standard, Sep 22, 2006)
I had learnt many years ago about how small loans to the poor work in theory. Initially it was research on the internet on a subject which interested me, followed by consulting for Sa-Dhan, the association of microfinance companies in India.
- 15 Killed As Cyclone Hits West Bengal (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 21, 2006)
Fifteen people were killed and over 300 injured in a severe cyclonic storm that lashed West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts in the early hours on Wednesday as an alert was sounded in coastal districts with heavy rains . . .
- Targeting Muslims (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 20, 2006)
When a blast claims innocent lives, we, with a fair degree of conviction, point to Islamic militants of whatever ilk, Kashmiri jehadis or desperate groups out to avenge Gujarat.
- Gujarat Cops Say Let Recruiting Cell Busted (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2006)
Police in Gujarat today claimed they busted a Lashkar-e-Toiba cell which was active across the country.
- Nam & The Pm (Indian Express, ANANDA MAJUMDAR, Sep 13, 2006)
The CPM is pleased that PM Manmohan Singh is leading the Indian delegation to the NAM meet in Cuba.
- Ulfa Leader Chetia Not In Bangladesh, Says Bdr (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2006)
After the hype over its demand for the deportation of ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia, the BSF has failed to extract a promise from the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) for the top militant leader's arrest and extradition.
- Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Opposes Fdi In Retail Trade (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 01, 2006)
"But we want private investment in West Bengal"
- Back To The Third Front (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Aug 30, 2006)
The third front may be no more than an idea at the moment, but the CPM believes its search for a non-Congress, non-BJP “third alternative” will finally emerge as it engages with the UPA on its policies.
- Bsf, Bdr Considering Wagha-Like Retreat (Hindu, Sushanta Talukdar, Aug 30, 2006)
Shillong coordination meeting to discuss border management
- Bsf, Bdr Exploring Better Inter-Working (WhatIsIndia Publications, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 30, 2006)
Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) are meeting in Assam to find ways to work better together and are considering a range of initiatives that would better confidence between the two forces bickering over one issue or the other.
- Tackling Ulfa-I (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Aug 10, 2006)
The asymmetric secessionist war of the United Liberation Front of Asom has gravely endangered national security ever since its inception in 1979.
- India: Human Trafficking Fuelling Hiv (Pakistan Observer, Editorial, Pakistan Observer, Aug 07, 2006)
Images of guns, drugs and rebels have long defined India’s troubled northeast. Now, a study across eight states in this resource-rich, infrastructure-poor, conflict-scarred region seeks to highlight a new worry:
- Is Terror In India Becoming Home Grown? (Daily Excelsior, Sarla Handoo, Aug 07, 2006)
Till the Mumbai blasts took place on 11/7, one would have perhaps rejected out of hand, the view that terror in India is home grown. That is because New Delhi has sufficient reason to believe that Pakistan is behind our terror trouble.
- The North-East Mosaic (Daily Excelsior, Sanchet Barua, Aug 03, 2006)
The foremost feature of the social order of the North-Eastern region is its plurality.
- Bangla New Terror Route? (Times of India, Pradeep Thakur, Aug 01, 2006)
Bangladesh is fast emerging as the hub of all anti-India operations from training terrorists and facilitating their infiltration into India to smuggling arms and ammunition, counterfeit currency and narcotics into the country.
- Ongc To Implement Palatana Power On Fast-Track (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 30, 2006)
ONGC will implement the 750 MW Power Generation and Transmission Project at Palatana in North-eastern state of Tripura in fast-track and commission it in 36 months.
- Protestations Of The Credulous (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Jul 28, 2006)
It might appear preposterous to the rest of the country, but two Ministers from the Congress, a CPI(M) top brass and one Muslim maulana distinguished themselves by offering alternate theories on 7/11.
- Terror Trail (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Jul 24, 2006)
Despite the first wave of arrests by the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of those suspected to have a hand in the July 11 Mumbai bomb blasts, the masterminds of Terror Tuesday are probably still at large.
- Bangladeshised (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jul 22, 2006)
Centre must revamp North-east security
- It Was A Rare Mixture Of Rdx, Ammonium Nitrate, Fuel Oil (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 18, 2006)
Some "cross-border connection," local participation involved: police chief
Only traces of this mixture were found at blast scenes
A timer was also used
No arrest as yet
- Simi Activists Held In Assam (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 18, 2006)
Two SIMI activists were arrested from Fakiragram yesterday for having possible connection with the Mumbai blasts, while the state was put on high alert against terror strikes.
- Train Bombers 'Funded By British Businessmen' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 17, 2006)
Indian officials claim that bogus charities are sending £8m to Kashmiri terror groups
- Crackdown In Mahim (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 16, 2006)
The Mumbai police and its crime branch picked up nearly 300 persons from the Naya Nagar slums of Mahim area in Mumbai on Saturday morning for questioning in connection with Tuesday’s serial bomb blasts on Mumbai’s commuter trains.
- Blast Probe: 11 Thane Residents Held (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 16, 2006)
Eleven residents of Thane, detained near the Bangladesh border in the northeastern state of Tripura, will be brought here for questioning in connection with the bomb attacks in Mumbai, police said on Saturday.
- Blasts Probe Gains Momentum (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Jul 16, 2006)
Three days after the Mumbai blasts, Tripura police have picked up 11 Muslim youth, all hailing from Maharashtra, from a madarsa in a village bordering Bangladesh on suspicion of having terror links.
- Simiwadi Party (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jul 15, 2006)
It is the height of irresponsibility that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has given a clean chit to the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), which has been under the scanner following the Mumbai blasts.
- 11 Youths From Maharashtra Held In Tripura (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 14, 2006)
Two days after the train blasts rocked Mumbai, Tripura police on Thursday arrested 11 Maharashtrian youths, attached to an Islamic missionary group, from the Indo-Bangla border.
- 10 Janpath Rules, Sonia Makes It Clear To Pm (Pioneer, Yogesh Vajpeyi, Jul 11, 2006)
Ignoring the protests of a sulking Prime Minister, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has decided to make it clear that it is 10 Janpath and not 7 Race Course Road that will determine the UPA Government's roadmap from now on.
- No 'Son-Rise' In Congress Yet (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 11, 2006)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi is set to undertake the long-awaited revamp of the party leadership.
- Growth In Spite Of Politics (Pioneer, Arun Nehru, Jul 10, 2006)
Coalition governments with a certain degree of controlled chaos are now a standard part of existence both at the Centre and in the States, and I think we should expect a great deal of 'volatility' as we ahead towards election time in Uttar Pradesh . . .
- Illegal Immigration In North-East (Daily Excelsior, Editorial, Dailyexcelsior, Jul 06, 2006)
It was on 6th December 1971 that the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, informed the Lok Sabha amidst thunderous applause the decision of the Governor of Indian to grant recognition to the People's Republic of Bangladesh.
- Govt To Discuss Rehab Measures For Ex-Servicemen (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 28, 2006)
In an effort to ensure rehabilitation of ex-servicemen, the Government will discuss issues like recruitment of former soldiers in State police forces to tackle extremism and terrorism, reservation in jobs and other welfare measures with Chief . . .
- Diverse Canvas Of The Land And Its People (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 27, 2006)
A must for understanding the North-Eastern States of India
- More Questions Than Answers (Hindu, Sushma Ramchandran, Jun 27, 2006)
The provisional findings of the fifth economic census paint a curious picture.
- A Bill Returned (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 22, 2006)
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam becomes the first President to return a Bill to Parliament for reconsideration, bringing to the fore a host of issues.
- Strikes: Handing The Baton? (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jun 20, 2006)
The Left-led all-India protests against the fuel price hike makes the headlines in the latest issue of People’s Democracy.
- India’S Egregious Hr Record (Pakistan Observer, Mohammad Jamil, Jun 19, 2006)
In the past there have been negotiations between India and Pakistan, and whenever the thorny issue of Kashmir came under discussion, India did find some excuse to derail the process.
- Delhi, Dhaka To Sign Extradition Treaty (Hindu, HAROON HABIB, Jun 19, 2006)
Bangladesh reportedly giving final touches to the draft handed over by India
Dhaka has handed a long list of `wanted criminals'
Anup Chetia's extradition denied by Dhaka
- Left Smells A Threat (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jun 19, 2006)
Would like nothing better than the status quo
The CPI-M states the obvious by declaring it will snap ties with the Congress if it decides on a mid-term poll.
- Assam Asks Army To Be On Standby For Floods (Pioneer, Syed Zarir Hussain, Jun 18, 2006)
The authorities on Saturday asked Army soldiers to remain on standby in Assam where floods that began last month and marooned 30,000 people overnight killing 16 and displaced 5,30,000, officials said.
- Politics As Farce In Meghalaya (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Jun 17, 2006)
The farcical resolution of Meghalaya's month-long political crisis reflects poorly on the internal state of the Congress party, and on the quality and vision of its national leadership.
- Fifth Column In North-East (Pioneer, Syed Zarir Hussain, Jun 16, 2006)
Recent blasts in Assam expose the thriving links between ULFA and Pakistan's ISI, with covert support from Bangladesh Government
- Bsf On High Alert Along Tripura Border (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 16, 2006)
The Border Security Force (BSF) has increased its strength in Tripura and put the entire border on high alert following the killing of 10 National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) militants in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh recently.
- Left Takes To The Streets (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 14, 2006)
The Left parties, joined by regional forces like the Samajwadi Party and Telugu Desam Party, today staged street protests to demand the rollback of the hike in fuel prices as the Communists said the UPA government could not take their support for granted.
- Strike Against Fuel Prices Halts Transport In India (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 14, 2006)
Trucks, buses and some train services ground to a halt in India on Tuesday as part of a nationwide one-day strike against a government decision to raise fuel prices.
- Floods Continue To Reek Havoc In India (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 14, 2006)
Flash floods and mudslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed eight people and displaced some 75,000 in India’s northeastern states of Assam and Tripura, officials said on Tuesday.
- 8 Killed, 75,000 Displaced In Indian Floods (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 14, 2006)
Flash floods and mudslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed eight people and displaced 75,000 in India’s northeastern states of Assam and Tripura, officials said on Tuesday.
- North-East: Troubling Portends (Daily Excelsior, Vinod Vedi, Jun 13, 2006)
Insurgency and instability in the north-eastern segment of India appears set to exacerbate and there could be no worse omen of unpleasant things to come than the flowering of the bamboo, a phenomenon that repeats itself every half century and brings . . .
- Govt Lays Oil Trap For Left (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 10, 2006)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his party put their ally, the Left, and the Opposition in a fix by getting Congress-ruled states to cut the tax burden on petroleum products.
- Govt Puts Brakes On Rural Jobs Scheme (Pioneer, Rajeev Ranjan Roy, Jun 07, 2006)
Union Rural Development Ministry has decided not to extend the National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREG) scheme, the flagship programme of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre, to other districts till December 2006.
- Congress-Communist Camaraderie (Daily Excelsior, Kedar Nath Pandey, Jun 02, 2006)
There are moments in history when forked tongues will no do, and when overly nuanced appraisals of events amount only to equivocation.
- Ascendant Left (Frontline, Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, May 28, 2006)
The May 2006 Assembly elections place the Left in its strongest ever position in India's parliamentary and legislative history.
- Left Forces Quota Everywhere Except Home Turf (Pioneer, Santanu Banerjee, May 25, 2006)
The CPI (M)-led Left Front may have armtwisted the UPA Government to announce 27 per cent quote for OBCs in institutions of higher education from June 2007, but it is not prepared for the same in States like West Bengal, Kerala and Tripura where it rules.
- Anti-Reservation Stir Intensifies (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, May 17, 2006)
Pro-quota groups also take to the streets, court arrest
Delhi Government issued notices to junior doctors
MBBS students in Madhya Pradesh tonsured their heads
Those in Orissa pulled rickshaws to protest
- An Effective Response To Malaria (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, May 09, 2006)
Troubling questions raised by a group of researchers on the World Bank's initiatives to contain malaria must occasion a review of India's own prolonged efforts to combat the disease.
- Promise Of Transborder Gas Pipelines (Hindu, Vinish Kathuria, May 08, 2006)
Political factors stand in the way of three crucial regional deals
Apart from wheeling charges and issues relating to inter-dependence, India will have to consider the menace of insurgency in transit countries.
- Myanmar Gas: India Works Out Route Bypassing Bangladesh (Business Line, Richa Mishra, May 08, 2006)
India has finally worked out a route bypassing Bangladesh for importing gas from Myanmar.
- Ghisingh Back In The Mountain Mainframe (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, May 08, 2006)
As Darjeeling votes in the West Bengal Assembly polls today, its biggest leader returns to the spotlight touting a controversial autonomy proposal
- Renaissance Man Of Hindi Music And His Tehzeeb (Pioneer, Rahul Dutta, May 06, 2006)
Aaj purani rahon se koi mujhe awaaz naa de, dard mein doobe geet na de, gam ka siskta saaz naa de .
- Myanmar — Gateway To S-E Asia (Business Line, G. Parthasarathy, Apr 25, 2006)
Rather than joining a Western chorus of condemnation of Myanmar, India would do well to cooperate with Asian powers to encourage Yangon to move towards a more representative government. With New Delhi engaging Yangon economically and . . .
- Sonia For Left’S Ouster (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Apr 21, 2006)
Addressing three election meetings in and around the city today, Mrs Sonia Gandhi, Congress president, alleged that during the 29-year rule in West Bengal, the CPI(M) was more interested in “enriching” itself instead of developing the state.
- Building Bridges With Myanmar (Pioneer, G Parthasarathy, Apr 20, 2006)
India's determination to follow an independent policy on issues of its national security was clearly manifested when President APJ Abdul Kalam undertook a State visit to Myanmar within a week of the visit of President George Bush to India.
- Assam: Peaceful Battle (Frontline, Sushanta Talukdar, Apr 19, 2006)
All political parties barring the ruling Congress have predicted a hung Assembly in Assam.
- ''Health For All'' Gets Momentum (Daily Excelsior, Rattan Saldi, Apr 07, 2006)
The theme of this year’s World Health Day on April 7, "Working Together for Health",
- Nbcc Branches Out Into Powert (The Economic Times, G Ganapathy Subramaniam & Jayanthi Iyengar, Apr 06, 2006)
Buoyed by the boom in construction, National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) plans to branch out into new areas of business including power.
- Will India Emerge As Global Power ? (Daily Excelsior, Abhijit Patwardhan, Apr 05, 2006)
For sceptics, the suggestion of an area of peace in Asia remains wishful thinking.
- There's No Meeting Of Minds (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Apr 01, 2006)
The bridge between Delhi and Dhaka remains in a state of permanent disrepair because neither country's leadership is willing to walk the extra mile, says Sreeradha Datta
- Cpm In A Mess In Kerala (Tribune, V. KRISHNA ANANTH , Mar 24, 2006)
CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat has talked about an international conspiracy against his party and its poll prospects in West Bengal and Kerala.
- Some Breakthrough (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Mar 23, 2006)
Indo-Bangla trade pact is a good beginning
- Last Of The Mohicans (Statesman, SURAJIT KUMAR DAS, Mar 23, 2006)
Resettling in Agartala in 1947, my mother’s cousins from Comilla managed to preserve their dialect and old way of life. Two decades back I re-established a kinship with my uncles. They recounted gratefully my late maternal grandfather’s material . . .
- Will India Accommodate Bangladesh? (Hindustan Times, MAHENDRA VED, Mar 17, 2006)
With Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia set to begin a visit to India on March 20, there is considerable interest in New Delhi if she will respond to New Delhi's concerns on bilateral issues.
- Muffled Cheer (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Mar 07, 2006)
Both Budgets ignore North-east realities
Both the Railway and Central Budgets for 2006-07 have belied North-east expectations.
- Afloat On Gas And Good Instinct (Indian Express, Vikram S Mehta, Mar 06, 2006)
Fortunately and unlike the marketing and pricing of petroleum products, there is no controversy over the policy towards the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in India.
- Students Unions Protest In Tripura Against Bush Visit (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Mar 03, 2006)
While the Student Federation of India (SFI) organised rallies and demonstration throughout the state from Wednesday, SUCI and AIDSO called for strike in educational institutions.
- Terror Scene (Daily Excelsior, Editorial, Daily Excelsior, Feb 28, 2006)
How is the terror scene in the country especially in the State? If seen in terms of structure and statistics one will find that the monster of terrorism continues to raise its ugly heads in different manners.
- Bird Flu Scare Over N-E (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 25, 2006)
Northeast Indian states have sounded maximum alert in the wake of bird flu outbreak while the poultry market has been affected by the avian influenza scare with sale of chickens and eggs declining drastically over the past few days.
- Tuskers Give Forest Dept A Tough Time (Deccan Herald, Biswendu Bhattacharjee, Feb 24, 2006)
Tripura forest department has asked the foothill population of Autharomura hill range in West Tripura to keep a close watch on wild tuskers due to increased reports of elephant movement in the area recently.
- India Admits Decline In Kashmir Violence, Infiltration (Daily Times, Iftikhar Gilani, Feb 22, 2006)
India on Tuesday admitted the incidents of violence and infiltration have gone down in Jammu and Kashmri considerably. India’s junior minister for home affairs S Ragupathy told Lok Sabha here during question hour that against the press reports . . .
- Maoists' Guerilla War Has Reached A Decisive Stage: Experts.... (Daily Excelsior, Correspondent or Reporter, Feb 13, 2006)
Observing that the Maoists' "guerilla war" has reached a "decisive stage" in parts of 13 states, military experts have said law enforcement agencies in other parts of the country have so far underestimated its impact and . . .
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