Mumbai Death Cells
Investigations into the serial bombings in Mumbai might end
in a replay of the 1993 terror strikes
— with the perpetrators out of
Work, No Play For India's Army Of
Subhankar Baidya can't bring himself to discuss his ordeal
as an abused domestic servant.
Instead, the five-year-old boy draws
pictures to show the beatings and
humiliations he endured until his
The Code Of Diplomatic Conduct
The relationship between India and Pakistan depends on its
diplomats. If they are ill-treated,
the result is ill-will and
India Debates N-Deal, China & Pak
Move To Close Rival Pact
As India’s nuclear debate enters the Rajya Sabha
tomorrow, Beijing and Islamabad are
moving towards deeper bilateral atomic
Muslims in U.K. "shocked"
Leaders concerned over "new trend".
yet to decide on continuing in
India is still to make up its mind on whether or not its
troops will continue in the
soon-to-be-revamped United Nations
Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL).
A person who is wedded, with the virtue of determination to
accomplish a deed, would be able to
execute the same and earn glory and
Faces Latest Hurdle To N-Deal
Top retired nuclear scientists may not be the only ones to
have serious misgivings about the
direction in which the Indo-US nuclear
deal is heading in the US
Defiant After Terror Charges
anti-West polemic intensifies after
A New India
...shun the politics of divisiveness and adopt the politics
of change and progress ... recognize
and reward individual merit and hard
work while working for an inclusive
House We Live In
When Parliament meets again tomorrow what are the odds our
MPs will plunge into work, their
resolve renewed and refreshed by the
spirit of Independence Day?
The Digital Underside
There is enormous ignorance about the dangers from misuse
of digitised data and we need privacy
polices and statutes to protect
In The Wind
At last,” I remarked when I received, from Lahore, an
invitation to bring with me five more
persons to join the Pakistan
independence day celebrations. This
was not from any big organisation.
Still it reflected a thaw of sorts.
Never had such a gesture be.
Struggles To Find Use For 2004 Venues
Barbed wire, padlocked doors and scattered garbage are what
Athenians see these days at their
multi-billion euro sports venues built
two years ago for the 2004
Village Uploads Itself Onto Internet
An Indian village has uploaded itself onto the Internet,
giving the outside world a glimpse of
life in rural India.
Retailers Step Up Marketing To Hawk
To tempt back-to-school shoppers into buying yet another
pair of blue jeans, U.S. retailers are
turning to gimmicks like free movies
and music downloads.
Camera Can Lie — Sometimes
What the "eye" sees is not always what it looks
like, thanks to the many ways in which
a camera can be manipulated.
Emptor Is Still The Norm In India
What happened to caveat emptor? That is the title of a
discussion by Professor Gunnar
Trumbull of the Harvard Business
School on his new book Consumer
Capitalism: Politics, Product Markets,
and Firm Strategy in France and
needs fearless tackle
It would, perhaps, not be outrageous to suggest that had
the authorities in Pakistan been as
forthcoming with information to India
as they were to the British
Intelligence, the July 11 carnage in
Mumbai may have been averted.
Warns Of Terror Attacks In India
including those from the Al-Qaeda,
allegedly planning to target Delhi,
Mounts Of Pakistan Links
Many held in U.K. for bomb plot travelled to Pakistan.
Freezes Assets Of 19 Terror Suspects
Most of the 24 arrested are young men of Pakistani origin,
born and brought up in Britain.
What They Did That Summer
One of the great mysteries of our contemporary history is,
just what happened between India and
Pakistan in the summer of 1990?
Pakistan Need To Move Ahead
The two neighbours have too much at stake to allow the
peace process to drift further.
Sector Banks Caught In A Bind
The Finance Ministry asking public sector banks to keep in
abeyance their prime lending rate
hikes can affect the independence and
efficacy of the PSBs. Hopefully, the
Ministry will withdraw the letter and
permit banks to function as
Don't Work For Many India Aids
The drugs Shyamal Kumar
Dey takes to fight AIDS don't work
Villagers Fall Prey To Kidney Trade
Amjad Ali, a poor villager from the Cholistan Desert in
eastern Pakistan, was promised a job
and money in exchange for a
On Terror Gets New Bush Lexicon:
It’s War Against Islamic Fascism
This dramatic formulation employed by US President George
W. Bush today after a plot to bomb
several airliners was foiled in
London, will ricochet round the world
for a long time to come.
On The Idea Of India
How ironic that Tony Blair should be the first major
political leader to point out that the
nature of our Kashmir problem has
The Minority Shareholders
Last week’s trading pattern with the steep and
inexplicable rise and fall of stock
prices suggests large-scale market
Even before these civilized assumptions were rendered
redundant by the rough and tumble of
‘emerging’ democracies, there were
alternative perceptions of the
Opposition’s role. Radical
politicians, particularly . . .
A Candle Of Hope
The people-to-people contacts between India and Pakistan
Foils Plot To Blow Up U.S.-Bound
21 suspects held in raids; plan was to use
explosives; high alert in Heathrow,
The latest terrorist plot in the UK, whose discovery was
announced by the Scotland Yard on
August 10, 2006, has all the elements
of the thwarted Bojinka of 1995.