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- Rallying Forces For Land (Frontline, Purnima S. Tripathi, Nov 07, 2007)
“WORK for every hand, bread for every stomach, land for the landless, protection for small farmers and traders, change in the present economic policies.”
- Shipload Of Trouble (Frontline, LYLA BAVADAM, Nov 07, 2007)
Controversy is not new to Blue Lady. The 76,049-tonne luxury liner, formerly known as SS Norway and before that SS France, was once the largest passenger ship in the world and has a colourful history.
- Are Indian Oil Companies ‘Bidding On The Riskiest Properties’ Overseas? (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 07, 2007)
Oil price hit $84 a barrel a few days ago, amidst fears that the Kurdish rebel problem would lead to the snapping of Iraq’s supplies.
- Reaching The Un-Reached (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 07, 2007)
Nearly 80 per cent of farmers in this country own less than two hectares of land, and many of them are as yet untouched or un-reached by the formal banking sector.
- G-20 To Give Doha Momentum (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Ministers from G-20 countries, including India and Brazil, will meet in Geneva on November 15 to renew efforts toward closing the gap in the much-delayed Doha round of WTO negotiations.
- Doha Talks (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 07, 2007)
Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, seems to be a man in a hurry. He says the next few weeks will be crucial for the languishing Doha trade negotiations.
- Suicide Bomber Kills 50 In North Afghanistan (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
A suicide attack on a parliamentary delegation killed at least 50 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, a provincial official said, in the worst such blast in the country’s history.
- Farce In Karnataka (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 06, 2007)
It is a miracle that former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and his ex-Chief Minister son Kumaraswamy don’t get indigestion despite eating their words so often.
- Haircuts For Camels (Telegraph, Ashok V. Desai, Nov 06, 2007)
An event occurred unnoticed on January 31, 2006. Since it will continue to affect every aspect of our economic life for years, I have thought it appropriate to take note of it even so late.
- Three Indians Kidnapped In Somalia Freed (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Three fishermen hailing from Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district who were abducted six months ago by pirates off the coast of Somalia have been released, reports reaching here said on Monday.
- New Arrivals (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi — Portrait of a Multi-Faceted Legend of Dravidians: His Life and Times: K.S.R. Publications, No. 5, 3rd Avenue, Indira Nagar, Chennai-600020. Rs. 350. Management Guru Professor Laloo’s Rail: Sunil Jogi . . .
- Environment And The Poor (Hindu, Mihir Shah, Nov 06, 2007)
Samuel Bowles is co-author of the best textbook on economics (Understanding Capitalism) I have read in nearly 40 years as a student of the subject.
- Azad Ignores Pdp Criticism Of Govt Functioning (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today sounded reconciliatory towards his coalition partner- the People's Democratic Party, despite latter's criticism of the functioning of his government.
- Punjab And The National Economy (Dawn, Shahid Javed Burki, Nov 06, 2007)
IF politics proceeds on its promised course, there is likely to be a considerable rearrangement in the distribution of power among different political groups.
- Edits (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Nov 06, 2007)
There was something obscene about Pakistan Army soldiers entering the hallowed precincts of the country’s Supreme Court where they had no business to be, going to the Chief Justice and saying to him his services were no longer required.
- Fight Against Militancy (Dawn, Kaiser Bengali, Nov 06, 2007)
THE suspension of the Constitution has stripped away the democratic façade from General Musharraf’s military rule.
- Bjp Gives Notice For Vote, Debate On N-Deal In Winter Session (Indian Express, Pradeep Kaushal, Nov 06, 2007)
As the President summoned the Winter session of Parliament for November 15 on Monday, the Opposition BJP gave notices for a discussion on the Indo-US nuclear deal under rules 184 and 193. While rule 184 warrants voting, rule 193 entails just a discussion.
- Sailors Stage Mutiny In Indian Ocean (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
NINE Filipino sailors staged a mutiny and seized control of a fishing vessel off the Mauritius coast over alleged mistreatment, a maritime official said.
- Banks Must Look Beyond Credit To Help Farm Sector (Business Line, G. Chandrashekhar, Nov 06, 2007)
It is well recognised that, in addition to seed, fertilisers, water and agro-chemicals, credit is an important input for agriculture.
- Bajaj Auto’S Akurdi Staff To Resume Work, Then Talk (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
NCP chief and Union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar, who acted as mediator in the ongoing tussle between the management of Bajaj Auto and the workers at its Akurdi plant, appeared to have made a breakthrough on Monday.
- Hour Of Truth For Doha Round (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 06, 2007)
Even at this late stage of the Doha talks, there are no indications that the rich economies will follow in letter and spirit the Doha Declaration of 2001.
- Healthy Advice (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Indian corporate hospitals have the answer to the government’s protracted quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council. Apollo chairman and founder Prathap C Reddy said, “Foreigners who have been treated in our hospitals are overwhelmed by the qu
- Gone With The Wind (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
When Scarlett O’Hara realises towards the end of one of the five bestselling novels of all time that it is her hubby Rhett Butler whom she actually loves and he walks out on her with the words “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a . . . .
- The Food Shortage Alarm (The Economic Times, Editorial, Economic Times, Nov 06, 2007)
India needs to act swiftly and concertedly to enhance its farm productivity in order to keep the frightening spectre of global food shortages at bay, and ensure it’s comfortably food secure.
- Climate Change And Fuel Shortages Begin To Bite (Hindu, John Vidal, Nov 05, 2007)
Soaring crop prices and demand for biofuels raise fears of political instability.
- Two In One (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
There is a much to explore in Hong Kong’s vibrant city centre, but much more to discover in places beyond — sprawling hills, verdant woodland and golden beaches in the outlying islands.
- Q&a: 'The Un Does Not Expect India To Reduce Emissions' (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The UN Human Development Report's core message is that climate change could cause reversal of human development in the 21st century, particularly in developing countries.
- Heritage Park In Mysore May Soon Become A Reality (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The heritage park, proposed by the Mysore Urban Development Authority (MUDA), which will come up adjacent to Lalitha Mahal Palace here, may soon become a reality.
- Winter Session Of A.P. Assembly To Be Stormy (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A united opposition is all set to bring out the knives against the Government on a host of contentious issues with the winter session of the Assembly commencing on Monday.
- Rising Sensex (Tribune, Jayshree Sengupta, Nov 05, 2007)
There is much euphoria about Sensex touching the 20,000 mark within a short period.
- Nature Strikes Back (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
If the two books are to be believed, the time of reckoning has come in our Faustian Pact with fossil fuels, writes NS Rajaram
- Hundred Per Cent Electricity Vs ‘Hitler’ (Telegraph, Radhika Ramaseshan, Nov 05, 2007)
Keshubhai Patel sits at the BJP office in this north Gujarat town, listing the chief minister’s “achievements”.
- Azad Manages To Sail Coalition Boat (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has completed two years of Chief Ministership and under the most trying circumstances.
- Still Miles To Go (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 05, 2007)
A lot still needs to be accomplished if we are to realise the goal of power to all by 2012.
- Us Consulting Firm Makes Out Case For Fdi In Commodity Bourses (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Even as the country’s policymakers are mulling whether or not to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in commodity futures exchanges, comes a report from Financial Markets International (FMI) making out a case for allowing foreign . . . . .
- New Life For Doha Round (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 03, 2007)
Given the track record of the six year old Doha development round of trade talks, it seems premature to visualise progress let alone a breakthrough in the talks that have been going on in Geneva among diplomats and trade negotiators of the . . . .
- Warming Up To Climate Change (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 03, 2007)
The Peace Nobel for Mr Al Gore, former US Vice-President, and Dr Rajendra Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), brings together the narrator of an “inconvenient truth” and a “climate warrior” on an important platform.
- Eco Break (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Wildertrails has launched “Cauvery river trail,” a Diwali getaway package.
- Unrest, Human Rights, Police, Army And Naxalites (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
There is a class aspect to human rights and victims everywhere are mostly subalterns, be it the Army, the police or Naxalites.
- Wb Loan To State Project (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The World Bank(WB) on Friday agreed to sanction a loan of $944 million to India for funding three socio-economic developmental projects including a community-based water management endeavour in Karnataka.
- Cross-Border Support To Kashmir Militants Continuing, Says Antony (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Cross-border support to militants operating in Kashmir is continuing unabated, despite the ceasefire on the India-Pakistan border, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Friday.
- The Malnad Experience (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Kolavara Heritage near Thirthahalli offers a house with a view, some peace and quiet and great food
- Decision On Fdi In Commodity Exchanges Soon (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The much-awaited decision on foreign direct investment (FDI) in commodity exchanges is expected to be taken by the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its next meeting shortly, a top official has said.
- Reorienting Youth Policies (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 03, 2007)
Recentily, President Pervez Musharraf expressed his resolve to extend greater support to youth affairs.
- India's Wild Tiger Population Drops (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Indian government wants to recruit retired soldiers to patrol tiger sanctuaries in the hopes of saving the last of the cats after an official report confirmed a drastic drop in wild tiger numbers.
- India Child Garment Workers Found (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
About 70 child workers in India have been discovered working in a Delhi textile factory, officials say.
- “Greening India” But Losing Forests (Hindu, PRAVEEN BHARGAV, Nov 02, 2007)
Planting trees or raising plantations doesnot recover lost habitats or create pristine natural forests. It is, therefore, no antidoteto habitat fragmentation.
- Milkfed Ties Up With Big Dairy Farmers (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Big dairy farmers of Punjab have agreed to supply their entire milk produce to the State-owned Milkfed (Punjab State Cooperative Milk Producers’ Federation) to help it improve its capacity utilisation and remain viable.
- Congress Dares Modi On 'Development Debate' (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
After Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi challenged heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi to 'convince' Gujarat, the Congress threw an open challenge back at Modi -- "have a debate on any developmental issue".
- Pm Dons Left Avatar (Pioneer, Anuradha Dutt, Nov 02, 2007)
Prime Minister's abiding image is that of a leader with no strength or fixed ideology - jettisoning economic reforms one day and embracing land reforms another
- Rangasamy For Early Start Of River Interlinking Project (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Thursday stressed the need for expediting the proposal of linking the Kandaleru, the Swarnamuki, the Araniyaru in Andhra Pradesh and the Palar and the Cauvery in Tamil Nadu to irrigate 6,200 acres of . . . .
- Procession Of Cultural Troupes Marks Rajyotsava In Mysore (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The 51st Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated in Mysore on Thursday. A procession of cultural troupes and folk artistes was the highlight of the day.
- Procession, Awards Presentation Mark The Celebrations In Bellary (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
A colourful procession with the portrait of the goddess Bhuvaneshwari through the main streets of the city and presentation of the Civil Service Award marked the 51st Rajyotsava celebrations in Bellary on Thursday.
- Aptransco Prepares Rs. 4,500-Cr. Plan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
APTransco has announced an ambitious Rs. 4,500-crore plan to strengthen its system of transmission lines in the State by constructing 94 extra tension sub-stations and laying transmission lines for 6,275 km in the next few years.
- Roadblocks For Cruise Liners At Vizhinjam Tourism Trail (Hindu, S. Anil Radhakrishnan, Nov 02, 2007)
Lack of basic infrastructure facilities in the Vizhinjam harbour is turning to be a major hurdle for luxury cruise liners arriving with holidayers from around the world to visit the tourist spots in and around the capital.
- Farm Loans Of Rs. 9 Cr. (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Andhra Pradesh Formation Day celebrations here on Thursday started without the customary “Maa Telugutalli ki Mallepoodanda” as the education department failed to arrange children who could sing the song. Minister for Cooperation . . . .
- 547 Projects Sanctioned For Thanjavur District (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned 547 projects under its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for the district, according to its assistant general manager N.V. Baskaran.
- Charity Begins At Party Office (Pioneer, Balbir K Punj, Nov 02, 2007)
In Communist-ruled West Bengal, people have risen in revolt against the continuing scandal of fair price shops and food riots have broken out.
- Nod For Marketing And Export Promotion Scheme (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved a centrally sponsored marketing and export promotion scheme worth Rs. 230 crore. It also decided to fix the minimum support price (MSP) for cotton on the basis of quality.
- Gowda’S Games (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Nov 02, 2007)
FORMER Prime Minister Haradanahalli Doddegowda Deve Gowda is a unique phenomenon in Indian politics.
- ‘Proposed Law Aimed At Intimidating Sp’ (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Former CM and Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday expressed his doubt over UP CM Mayawati’s intention behind introducing the proposed Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA) and challenged her to use the . . . .
- Success Story (Deccan Herald, S V Vijayan, Nov 02, 2007)
The real triumph in life is to carry on undeterred without allowing tragedies to affect us.
- Cong's New Strategy To Expose Modi Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
It may have failed to get any direct and positive result from its Mulayam Ki Loot slogan in Uttar Pradesh, but the Congress believes its strategy to expose Modi Ka Jhooth (lies of Modi) would help it hit pay dirt in the forthcoming Gujarat polls.
- Wto Stand: Pm Backs Farmers' Interests (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has given a sharp emphasis to India's position at the WTO on protecting its small farmers and to climate change with these concerns dominating his discussions with visiting US treasury secretary Henry Paulson.
- Four Abducted Indian Oil Workers Freed In Nigeria (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Militants in Nigeria Tuesday released six abducted workers, including four Indians, because of their "poor hostage value".
- A Sitting Duck For Bird Flu (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Oct 31, 2007)
Contrary to what was seen as a problem confined largely to South-East Asian countries, bird flu is expected to become endemic in some parts of Europe. When that happens, Europe will be the third continent, after Asia and Africa, to acquire that . . . .
- Do Not Boycott Politics, Kalam Advises Students (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The energy and good cheer were intact as A P J Abdul Kalam ignited more young minds on Tuesday. Addressing close to 6,000 students from around 120 schools at the inauguration of Renaissance 2007:
- Ncp Joins Left To Flay Upa's Economic Policies (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Left's efforts to organise opposition against the UPA's economic policies got a boost on Tuesday when the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) joined the Left-sponsored farmers rally along with the newly-floated UNPA.
- Cpm Prepares To Regain Lost Ground (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
With CPI-M supporters slowly taking control of villages surrounding Nandigram, the residents are apprehending an attack on the lines of one mounted by CPI-M cadres with the help of police on 14 March last.
- Different Walk (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Oct 31, 2007)
To be quiet is not to be ineffectual. Not if close to 25,000 people remain quiet and determined.
- Intelligence Key To Navy's Success: Source (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The availability of real time maritime intelligence from South and South East Asian countries has been a key factor in the Sri Lankan navy's recent stunning successes against the intrepid and innovative naval wing of the LTTE.
- The Long March (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 31, 2007)
MOVING quickly, the government has accepted all the demands pertaining to land reforms raised by the 25,000-plus tribesmen, “untouchables” and landless labourers who had converged on the national capital to shame the government into. . .
- Tokelau Islands Cling To Colonial Status (Tribune, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 31, 2007)
THE UN wants tiny, remote Tokelau in the South Pacific to be independent, and so does New Zealand, its colonial ruler.
- Party At The Bourses (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 31, 2007)
THE relentless capital inflows pushed the BSE Sensex to 20,000 on Monday, making India the 20th nation to achieve this distinction. Managing excess liquidity is a challenge the government faces.
- Has The End Of Civilisation Begun? (Hindu, George Monbiot, Oct 31, 2007)
A powerful novel’s vision of a dystopian future shines a cold light on the dreadful consequences of our universal apathy.
- Left Attacks Upa On Farmers’ Issues (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The Left and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA) came together on a common platform attacking the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government on farmersâ€™ issues in a rally organised by the All-India Kisan Sabha on Tuesday.
- Mixed Messages (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 31, 2007)
THE picture of the national economy looks rosy on the face of it, despite a worrying rise in the current account deficit and persistent inflationary risks.
- Losing The Plot (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Oct 31, 2007)
It is absolutely right that there was a policy response to the ‘Janadesh’ rally — 25,000 people marched to Delhi asking for land rights. But the response itself is absolutely wrong.
- 'Storytellers Can Bring In Things Which Bother Them' (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 31, 2007)
Jaideep Sahni always wanted to tell stories - stories that rake up important issues even as they entertain people.
- Ethnic & Ethics Go Hand In Hand: India Tells Us (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
India has taken up with the US the issue of protecting Indian traditional knowledge from being patented in that country.
- Economic Consequences Of Talibanisation (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Oct 31, 2007)
During the 1990s Pakistan’s annual growth rate averaged about 3 percent.
- India Sets Up Panel For Land Reforms (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
India said on Monday it is setting up a panel to resolve disputes over distribution and acquisition of land after violent protests by farmers who fear losing their land to build factories or mines.
- Indian Police Block Landless Protest March (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Police prevented thousands of poor and landless farmers and tribals from marching towards the federal parliament building in the Indian capital Monday to demand land rights.
- Saund’S Portrait To Be Unveiled In Us Cong (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
A portrait of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian American Congressman, will be unveiled in the US Congress next month.
- The Battle Of The Kurds (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Oct 30, 2007)
Mardu, Iraq — It is a land of resistance, the mountain peaks and winding valleys where Iraq’s own Kurds battled Saddam Hussein for decades.
- Punjab’S Fractured Governance (Tribune, Gobind Thukral, Oct 30, 2007)
PArkash Singh Badal, the fourth time chief minister of Punjab is indeed a lucky man. He has fought many a battle over the span of 40 years and survived to lead the state.
- Need For More Barefoot Doctors (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 30, 2007)
The public healthcare system in India is in a bad condition and it needs a face-lift.
- Demands Of Indian Landless 'Met' (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
The Indian government says it will set up a panel on land reform to meet the demands of landless farmers and indigenous people.
- Australia Stays Off Wheat Row (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Amid the furore over import of red wheat, the Australian High Commission has sought to clarify that India has imported only white wheat from Australia and the other variety in news is not an Australian produce.
- Indian Police Find 14 Children Working In Sweatshop (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
With Gap Inc. under fire for selling clothes made by children in India, activists and police raided a sweatshop in New Delhi where 14 boys were embroidering women's garments Monday, illustrating the widespread problem of child labor in the South . . .
- India Sets Up Panel For Land Disputes (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
India is setting up a panel to resolve disputes over distribution and acquisition of land after violent protests by farmers who fear losing their land for factories or mines to be built.
- Spirit Of Mahatma Gandhi Helps March Of The Poor To Victory (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Tens of thousands of poor farmers and tribespeople forced promises of land reform from the Indian Government yesterday after walking 320 kilometres to Delhi to protest against the marginalisation of the downtrodden in the country’s economic boom.
- Inflation, Current Account Deficit To Trouble Economy (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Curbing inflation and bringing down the current account deficit will be the biggest challenges for the country’s economic managers in the current fiscal year, but the targeted economic growth rate of 7 percent or more is likely to be . . . .
- Sensex At 20k, But Most Stocks Miss The Bus (Business Line, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
BL Research Bureau Congratulating yourself for entering the markets when the Sensex was hovering at 10,000? As the Sensex soars to an intoxicating high of 20,000, here is a sobering thought.
- Eco Break (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Wildertrails has launched “Cauvery river trail,” a Diwali getaway package. The eco and adventure camp will be from November 9 to 12 (four days and three nights).
- Ground To A Halt (Hindustan Times, Editorial, HindustanTimes, Oct 29, 2007)
Five decades after Bimal Roy in Do Bigha Zamin portrayed the plight of a farmer, who was forced to sell his land, there hasn’t been much progress in identifying illegal land holdings and ensuring its distribution among the landless rural poor.
- Advani Foresees Polls In 2008 (Hindu, Atiq Khan, Oct 29, 2007)
Foreseeing Lok Sabha elections in the first quarter of 2008, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha L.K. Advani said on Sunday that the factors which contributed to the Bahujan Samaj Party’s victory in Uttar Pradesh would help the Bharatiya . . . . .
- Cong To Target Modi Detractors (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
The Congress has pulled out all the stops for Gujarat Assembly elections. The party is looking at poll alliances with UPA partners, trying to rope in BJP rebels, finalising its candidates earlier than usual and fielding party president . . . .
- Should There Be A Ban On Automatic Fdi In Real Estate In India? (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
At present up to 100 per cent FDI is allowed in realty projects on automatic route subject to certain conditions.
- A Portrait Of Honour For Dalip Singh Saund (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Oct 29, 2007)
The US Congress is to honour Dalip Singh Saund, the first Asian American to enter the Congress exactly 50 years ago, by unveiling an official portrait in the hallowed Capitol building on November 7.
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