12, 2006 to February 18, 2006
Urges Sanctions To End Nepal Abuses
sanctions against the government of
Nepal's King Gyanendra must be
considered in a bid to end human
rights abuses and restore democracy,
the head of Amnesty International said
Lanka Rebels Say Talks Will Decide
Peace Or War
Talks between Sri Lanka and Tamil
Tigers next week will determine if
there is peace or war, the rebels
said, branding President Mahinda
Rajapakse's refusal to consider a
separate Tamil homeland as
Party Is Not Communal Today?
new chief minister H D Kumaraswamy's
first stint in politics was as the
Janata Dal MP from Kanaka-pura in
1996. In 2004, he was elected to the
Karnataka assembly from Ramanagaram.
Not At War With Govt Of India’
When Atomic Energy Commission
Chairman Anil Kakodkar accused the US
government of “shifting the goal
posts” on the nuclear deal agreed
last year in Washington, American
analysts accused him of launching a
war against his own government.
Societies Must Discover A Contemporary
Meaning Of Islam''
Sardar, an internationally renowned
Muslim scholar and the author
ofDesperately Seeking Paradise:
Journeys of a Sceptical Muslim,
represents one of the most
authoritative moderate voices in
Things Like Hindutva'
As the political crisis unfolded
in Karnataka in the new year, it was
clear that H.D. Kumaraswamy, the newly
sworn in Chief Minister and Janata Dal
(Secular) leader, was metamorphosing
from a novice politician who consulted
his father on every issue . . .
Interview with K. Varadharajan,
general secretary, AIKS.