While there is obviously a need for a
re-think on strategy in the campaign
against terror, the example thus far
set by the Muslims of India needs to
be emulated by the Muslims in the rest
of the world for it to be effective.
JKLF For Kashmiris' Involvement In
The U.K.-based Jammu and Kashmir
Liberation Front (JKLF) has called for
"genuine representatives" of Kashmiris
to be involved in the India-Pakistan
peace process, saying New Delhi and
Islamabad have "no right" to decide
the future of the . . . .
`Manmohan Sent Strong Message Through
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh used the
"courtesy call" Washington's top
nuclear negotiator made on him on
Saturday night to convey to the United
States "in the clearest manner
possible" that the nuclear deal would
not be acceptable to either . . . . .
Princes Protest Documentary On Diana
The controversy over Channel 4's plans
to show a documentary containing
images of the dying moments of
Princess Diana escalated on Tuesday
after Princes William and Harry made a
public protest, saying that it would
be a "gross disrespect'' to . . . .
Getting Your Money Back
Secured debentures of the
non-convertible variety were the rage
in the mid-1980s, but their glamour
ended on their maturity when it became
obvious that there was nothing secured
The prevailing confusion in our Sri
Lankan policy is due to the inability
of the policy-makers in
to work out a policy mix, which would
satisfactorily address fundamental
China Unveils Action Plan To Address
China on Monday released its first national strategy to
combat global warming, promising to
make strong efforts to curb greenhouse
gas emissions, but reiterated its
belief that the main onus of tackling
climate change rests with the
Pla In Shangri La
After years of refusing to join the
annual Shangri La dialogue on Asia
Pacific security in
China made an impressive political
debut this year.
Secretive Pm, Suspect Deals
India's foreign policy in the years following the
Soviet Union's collapse was skilfully
crafted by the PV Narasimha Rao
Incredible Or Irretrievable India?
It may well be a case of crying "Wolf"
prematurely but events over the past
fortnight prompt the conclusion that
the curtain is coming down rapidly on
the Incredible India story.
If Husain Abets Hatred, Those
Supporting Him Do What?
See the photos of the paintings
appearing in the frame alongside.
Those on the right side of the frame
demonstrate how M F Husain revers the
Hindu Gods and Goddesses through his
A Lingering Border Dispute
States spoil their case when they
overstate it. China has done so by
refusing visa to an Indian
Administrative Service officer from
Arunachal Pradesh, Indiaís
Politics, Religion, And Resistance
Unravelling the clerical crusade
against heresy, and the politics of
the Sacha Sauda controversy.
British Pullout From Iraq On The
A time-table for an early withdrawal
of British troops from Iraq is
reported to be under discussion ahead
of a change of guard at Downing Street
later this month.
Religion, Politics Make A Lethal Mix
I do not understand why whenever there
is trouble in Punjab some elements get
together in London or some other place
to raise the demand for Khalistan.
An Online Shopping Drive Isnít That
Smooth After All
For many of us, the world is divided
into two kinds of people ó those who
spend a lot of their time in
cyberspace and conduct many of their
personal transactions on the Net and
those who donít.
Forget The G8, It's Time For A Brics
Instead of waiting like supplicants
outside the portals of the G8, Brazil,
India, China, and South Africa should
realise a summit of their own would
transform the world order more
effectively than membership in a club
of last century's powers.
Myth And Reality Of Ethanol And
Biofuel from sugarcane may have worked
well for Brazil so far but the attempt
to expand or replicate the model,
especially using corn and other
grains, will endanger the planet's
food security and take a huge toll on
the environment too.
Nuclear Talks To Enter Third Day
India looking at August deadline for agreement ``Several
issues are being sorted out one by
India not for undue haste in
Nuclear Talks Begin
India and the
United States held one round of
technical discussions on Thursday
afternoon on their draft nuclear
cooperation agreement but have yet to
begin the hard grind towards resolving
their differences on the major issues
Putting People's Health Before Company
AIDS control programme will save $30
million every year by breaking Merck's
patent on Efavirenz.
Shutting Their Doors
At a small gathering earlier this
week, where the conversation centred
on the Uttar Pradesh election results,
the Gujarat chief minister, Narendra
Modi, recalled an incident from 1969.