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- Surgeon May Not Get Fair Trial, Says Friend (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
India-born surgeon Jayant Patel, linked to the death of 17 patients, may not get a fair trial in Australia, his friend Vijay Mehta has said even as a human rights group here demanded a U.S.-style cross-examination of jurors, saying that the . . . . .
- Karuna’S Trial For “War Crimes” Urged (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 07, 2007)
Britain’s human rights groups have demanded investigation into allegations of “war crimes” against the rebel LTTE leader, “Col.” Karuna Amman, who was arrested here last week for allegedly travelling on a false passport.
- Action Replay (Frontline, DIONNE BUNSHA, Nov 07, 2007)
THE emperor has no clothes. He has been stripped bare. And it is not a pretty sight. In fact, it is ghastly. So horrific that everyone is looking away.
- Resting On Laurels (Frontline, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
At the end of two years in office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa remains far from meeting his promise of solving the ethnic conflict.
- The Chinese Dream (Frontline, P. S. SURYANARAYANA, Nov 07, 2007)
The 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China re-elects Hu Jintao as general secretary and amends the party constitution.
- The Real Bobby Jindal (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Jindal is the first Indian American to win a gubernatorial election in the U.S., but there are concerns about his silence on racism.
- Mind Over Matter (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
IN western India, from the 2nd century B.C. to the 2nd century A.D., there was a prolific creation of art in caves hewn out of rock.
- Musharraf’S Second Coup (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Nov 07, 2007)
The unanimous view is that Gen Musharraf took the drastic step of imposing Emergency in Pakistan because he was sure that the Supreme Court would give an adverse judgment on his election as President.
- 'Musharraf Has Broken His Word' (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said she is committed to leading an all-party movement against President General Pervez Musharraf, to lift the emergency rule he clamped on Saturday, but will hold off on street demonstrations for now.
- Sacked Pak Cj: Rise Up Against Musharraf (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 07, 2007)
Teleph-one lines and cellphones went dead in Islamabad on Tuesday within minutes of sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry telling a meeting of lawyers over the telephone that Gen. Pervez Musharraf had declared . . . . . .
- Development: Expansion Of Freedoms (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
THE conventional wisdom on development is premised on growth theories. According to traditional dogmas, the basic function of economic theory is to create such conditions that help the business elite to accumulate profits at the highest possible rates.
- 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.
- 'Child Suicide Bomber Could Be Involved' (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Former premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a "child suicide bomber" followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- Musharraf Says He Is In Full Control (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
"It's a joke of the highest order," Musharraf told a foreign reporter regarding reports of his house arrest. The rumour had a huge impact on Pakistan's major stock index, which plunged on Monday afternoon as a result.
- Beyond Gdp And Progress (Deccan Herald, HAZEL HENDERSON, Nov 06, 2007)
The welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income.
- Indian-American Couple Accused Of Torturing Housekeeper (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A housekeeper, who was allegedly enslaved by multi-millionaire Indian American couple, gave graphic and chilling details of torture she suffered at the hands of her employers and showed the jury how she was made to scrub the floor three times a . . .
- 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 . . .
- Rights Forum Condemns Emergency (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), in a statement on Monday, condemned the proclamation of Emergency in Pakistan by President Pervez Musharraf.
- Ramifications Of Emergency (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
THE proclamation of emergency rule by President Gen Pervez Musharraf, who seems to have lost the plot, is in effect a throwback to authoritarianism, which will unquestionably have wide-ranging consequences for Pakistan — hemmed in by. . .
- Pak Lawyers’ Protest Spreads (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan’s military ruler General Musharraf today went all out to crush resistance from judges, lawyers, political parties and civil rights activists, who took to the streets across Pakistan to protest against the imposition of emergency.
- Back To Square One (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 06, 2007)
As if the first U-turn that President Pervez Musharraf did on October 12, 1999 by staging a coup was not bad enough, he has done it again, eight years later, taking the nation back to square one.
- Pakistan: Having A Tiger By The Tail (Hindu, Ramesh Thakur, Nov 06, 2007)
Strong and sustained international pressure will be needed to defuse the present crisis. An unstable, volatile, radicalised, and nuclear-armed Pakistan is in no one’s interest.
- Bush's Mush Policy (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George W Bush says he gains influence with world leaders by building personal relations with them. Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf got a dose of that diplomacy at the White House last fall, when Mr Bush hailed him as a friend . . . .
- Decisive Battle Ahead, Says Nawaz Sharif (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 06, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, told The Hindu that civil society and other political forces in his country were gearing up for a “decisive battle” against the attack on civil liberties and political rights by President Pervez Musharraf.
- Nhrc For Cbi Probe Into Tehelka Sting (Hindustan Times, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday recommended a CBI probe into the accusations made in the recent sting operation by Tehelka.
- Will Pakistan Turn Out Like Iran? (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf seemed to be one of the Bush administration's most valuable foreign friends after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when he denounced al Qaeda and the Taliban and joined the U.S.-declared war on terrorism.
- Nhrc Wants Cbi Inquiry (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Just a month before Assembly elections in Gujarat, chief minister Narendra Modi-led government got a jolt when the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) decided to recommend a CBI probe into accusations made in the Tehelka sting operation. . .
- Blogs Battle Censorship (Telegraph, Mandira Nayar, Nov 06, 2007)
This is one battle that President Pervez Musharraf was not prepared for.
- Bhutto Suspects Child Bomber Used For Karachi Attack (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In A new twist to last month’s Karachi bombings, which claimed nearly 140 lives, former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto has said that a “child suicide bomber” followed by a car bomb might have been used in an attempt to assassinate her.
- Bush Forces Mush To Promise Elections (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US President George Bush on Monday turned the heat on his "tight" buddy Pervez Musharraf to force the Pakistani dictator to back down from his confrontation with the country's civil society and restore the modicum of democracy he had allowed.
- Pak Pm Says Elections To Be Held On Schedule (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, succumbing to worldwide pressure and the widespread condemnation of Saturdayâ€™s declaration of emergency, announced on Monday that general elections in the country would be held "according to schedule."
- Darkness In Pakistan (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 05, 2007)
The imposition of an Emergency and the suspension of the Constitution by President Pervez Musharraf, signalling a return to direct military rule has plunged Pakistan into one of its darkest phases ever.
- Hundreds Detained In Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
President Pervez Musharraf tightened the state of emergency in Pakistan on Sunday, as police rounded up hundreds of opponents and the government warned it could delay key elections for a year.
- 500 Held In Pak Crackdown (Tribune, Rezaul H. Laskar, Nov 05, 2007)
In a major crackdown, Pakistani security agencies today rounded up opposition leaders, lawyers and human rights activists and put under house arrest sacked Chief Justice Iftikhar M. Chaudhry amid speculation that President Pervez Musharraf may . . . .
- Us May Review Aid To Pakistan: Rice (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up hundreds of opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan’s military ruler, Gen Pervez Musharraf, suspended the constitution, ousted the chief justice and deployed troops . . . . . .
- No Democracy Without Transparency (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 05, 2007)
Hearing a set of guidelines by amicus curiae Khalid Anwar for dealing with demonstrations and protests, the Chief Justice observed that the deployment of police in plain clothes was illegal.
- Central Bankers Are Fallible (Business Line, S. Venkitaramanan , Nov 05, 2007)
In handling the latest episode of financial turbulence in global markets, certain unusual decisions of central banks have come in for criticism.
- Ltte Chief Declares Renewed Resolve To Continue “Struggle” (Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 05, 2007)
Forty-eight hours after the death of the Tamil Tiger’s political wing chief, S.P. Thamilchelvan, the LTTE leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran, vowed to continue the “liberation struggle with renewed determination” even as the Sri Lanka military . . . . .
- Clueless Congress (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 05, 2007)
No soon do elections come around that the political parties start looking for the voters they had discarded for the previous five years.
- 'No Troop Cut In J&k Till Assembly Polls' (Pioneer, Rahul Datta, Nov 05, 2007)
The Union Government is unlikely to initiate steps to pull out or reduce troops in Jammu & Kashmir till late next year, as the security forces want to maintain present level of strength till Assembly elections in October 2008.
- 4,000 Held In Pak Crackdown (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 05, 2007)
Uncert-ainty prevailed in Pakistan on Sunday as the government used force to silence opponents of the "severe" emergency rule imposed on Saturday even-ing that in all but name amounts to full-fledged martial law.
- Allies Want Joint Modi Attack (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which is scrutinising the Tehelka-Aaj Tak sting operation on the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, said no one can challenge the findings of national inquiries.
- Imran Escape Buzz, Hint Of Poll Delay (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up hundreds of Opposition leaders, lawyers and rights activists in Pakistan today but Imran Khan was said to have escaped from his home hours after being put under house arrest.
- In Sickness (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
How personal is personal choice? In the matter of marriage or divorce, how far is the decision to live or not live with a particular partner determined by “pure” emotion or “pure” ethics, and how far is it driven by unconsciously inherited . . . .
- When Buddhists Are A Minority (Tribune, Maj Gen (retd) Himmat Singh Gill, Nov 05, 2007)
MANY years ago, when on assignment with the International Control Commission in Vietnam, one of the first sights that one witnessed in down town Saigon was that of a Buddhist monk protesting the State’s religious discrimination practiced . . . . . .
- Crackdown On Opp Leaders, Activists (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Police wielding assault rifles rounded up Opposition leaders and rights activists on Sunday after Pakistan's military ruler suspended the Constitution, ousted the top judge and deployed troops to fight what he called rising Islamic extremism.
- Sc Stamp On States’ Prisoner Powers (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
The Supreme Court has upheld states’ powers to classify prisoners according to the gravity of their crimes and take a call on whether they could be released before time.
- Purge In Pak, Hundreds Held (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
A day after President Pervez Musharraf declared an emergency in Pakistan, hundreds of political and rights activists were arrested across the country on Sunday even as 75 Pakistani judges refused allegiance to the military leader.
- Pak’S General Chaos (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistan is accustomed to periodic impositions of martial law, or emergency. But General Pervez Musharraf’s “second coup” comes at an especially fraught juncture, and its repercussions could be far more destabilising than his patrons in . . . . .
- General Cracks Down, Hundreds Held (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Protesters shouted “shame on you!” as baton-wielding police empowered by Pakistan’s state of emergency violently broke up a rally today and rounded up hundreds of opposition activists nationwide.
- Tiny Device, Big Hope (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Most radiation and drug therapies used to treat cancers have serious side effects, as they kill useful cells too.
- Indian Army Vacates Ihk Buildings (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Indian army has vacated more than two dozen schools and hospitals it had commandeered as makeshift camps for nearly two decades in the Indian-held Kashmir, military said Friday.
- Mobile, Mobile, Everywhere! (Business Line, Editorial, Business Line, Nov 03, 2007)
Nowadays, it has become a common sight. Wherever you go, in whichever direction you turn, on a walk, on a visit, on the bus, in public or private functions and gatherings, you see almost everyone with his/her hand to the ear, and chattering away.
- Air Still Going Into China's Bubble (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
BLOWING bubbles is fun, until you have to scrape the gum off your face.
- India Punishes 85 Soldiers For Kashmir Rights Abuses (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Eight-five Indian soldiers have been found guilty of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir in the 18 years since a full-blown campaign against New Delhi’s rule erupted there in 1989, the army said on Friday.
- Naxals Again: 16 Cops Feared Killed In Chhattisgarh In ‘Last Govt Outpost’ (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Sixteen policemen were feared killed in a Maoist attack in the Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh this evening. The attack took place about 3.45 pm near Tong Guda village, bordering Andhra Pradesh.
- 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.
- Tamil Tigers Leader Killed In Sri Lankan Air Strike (Guardian (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The public face of the Tamil Tigers, one of the world's most deadly rebel militias, was killed yesterday in a Sri Lankan air raid - prompting analysts to warn of a dangerous "spiral into full-scale war" on the Indian Ocean island.
- Love At First Sight (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
It was the lovely, sunny weather that so tempted you to step out — to walk, cycle or just stretch out on the sweet-smelling grass.
- Baghdad: “I Only Know Of One Duty. That Is To Love” (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 03, 2007)
The tragedy of Iraq’s people seems to beof little consequence to its phantom government and self-serving elites,to its self-interested neighbours andits uncomprehending occupiers.
- Resign, Scotland Yard Chief Told (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 03, 2007)
The head of Scotland Yard, Ian Blair, was on Friday under growing pressure to resign after a damning court verdict over the killing of an innocent Brazilian youth, Charles de Menezes, who was shot dead by the police at a London . . . . . . .
- Fall In Love At First Sight (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
It was the lovely, sunny weather that so tempted you to step out — to walk, cycle or just stretch out on the sweet-smelling grass.
- Public Face Of The Tamil Tigers (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
SP Thamilselvan - who died in a Sri Lankan air force raid on Friday morning - is the most senior Tamil Tiger leader to have been killed in recent years.
- Dubai Workers' Strike Called Off (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A strike over pay and conditions by thousands of foreign construction workers in the Gulf state of Dubai has been resolved, authorities say.
- 21 Students Suspended For Ragging Juniors In Kochi (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Cracking the whip against ragging, the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has suspended 21 senior students of the department of Ship Technology following complaints of the offence against them.
- Tamil Tiger No 2 Killed In Government Air Raid (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
The Tamil Tigers’ political chief and number two in command was killed yesterday in an air force raid, dashing hopes for a quick end to the resurgent conflict in Sri Lanka.
- Tamil Tiger Political Leader Killed In Air Force Raid (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels say the leader of their political wing has been killed in a bombing raid by the country's air force.
- Let's Stop Talking Like Brats (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 03, 2007)
In the old joke, a man comes across a boy looking resentfully at a half-eaten watermelon. "What's the matter, son?", asks the man. "Too much watermelon?"
- A Criminal Force? (Tribune, PUNYAPRIYA DASGUPTA, Nov 03, 2007)
THE ghost of an outspoken judge is haunting the Indian establishment. A pronouncement by Justice Anand Narain Mulla of the Allahabad High Court nearly half a century ago is often quoted even today.
- Protest Strike In State Of Bihar (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 03, 2007)
A day-long strike is being held in the Indian state of Bihar to protest against an attack on journalists by a member of the state assembly.
- Cherie Blair Questions Muslim Veil (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Cherie Blair has criticised Muslim religious dress for women where it fails to acknowledge 'the woman's right to be a person.'
- Maya Versus Mafia (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
In introducing a Bill to check organised crime in her state -- when passed, it will be called the Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Act (UPCOCA) -- Chief Minister Mayawati has taken a step towards fulfilling a key election promise.
- 66 Ulfa Rebels Surrender (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The proscribed ULFA received yet another blow, as 66 of its militants laid down weapons before top police officials in Guwahati on Thursday.
- ‘I Believe In Literature As A Bridge Between Peoples’ (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 02, 2007)
If you buy a ticket and travel to another country, you are likely to see the monuments, the palaces and the squares, the museums and the landscapes and the historical sites.
- Chandy Seeks Rs.15 Lakh For Asi’S Family (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Leader of the Opposition Oommen Chandy has urged the State government to pay Rs.15 lakh as compensation to the family of M.C. Elias, assistant sub-inspector of police who was killed during the student clash at the Changanassery NSS Hindu College recently.
- Nhrc Views Tehelka Tapes (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has viewed the Tehelka exposé on Gujarat riots, aired on a private news channel recently, and is likely to take a decision on the future course of action on Thursday.
- Concern Over Centre’S Failure To Act Against Gujarat Rioters (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Eminent speakers at a seminar on “Ramifications of the Tehelka expose on Gujarat” voiced deep concern over the Centre’s failure to act on “incontrovertible evidence against perpetrators of the Gujarat carnage”.
- Militants’ Camps In Pok Intact: Army (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Internal turmoil in Pakistan and its President Pervez Musharraf's refrain against Islamist militants operating from its soil had not changed much on the ground as far as insurgence in Kashmir was concerned, the Army said today.
- Jd(u) Mla Assaults Journalists (Pioneer, Amarnath Tewary, Nov 02, 2007)
The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government on Thursday suffered a major embarrassment when a bahubali Janata Dal (U) legislator brutally assaulted some TV journalists at his official bungalow.
- China Leaps, India Lags (Pioneer, Prafull Goradia, Nov 02, 2007)
Apropos Mr Chandan Mitra's article, "Class Apart" (October 21), the review of 10 MPs interacting with teachers at the Yale University was thought provoking.
- “Army Will Uphold Human Rights While Fighting Militancy” (Hindu, Shujaat Bukhari , Nov 02, 2007)
The Army is committed to upholding human rights while fighting militancy and there has not been a single custodial killing at its hands in the last one year, according to General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps . . . .
- Congress Looks At New J&k Options (Asian Age, Seema Mustafa, Nov 02, 2007)
The charismatic and colourful Dr Farooq Abdullah is back in Srinagar to take charge of the National Conference after a five-year sabbatical.
- Murder Cloud On Mla (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
Politicians with a tainted past continue to dog the NDA government desperate for a clean image with Janata Dal (U) MLA Anant Singh being arrested for assaulting mediapersons seeking his reaction to allegations that he may have had . . . . . .
- Citizens Versus Vips (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 02, 2007)
If the Delhi Urban Art Commission (DUAC) has its way, the Capital's power-laden politicians and bureaucrats will have to live life normal-size, not king-size as they do now.
- Ulfa Morale Hit As More Cadres Surrender (Indian Express, Samudra Gupta Kashyap, Nov 02, 2007)
Series of surrenders and a string of encounter deaths during the past month has crippled the ULFA, with security forces saying the morale of the outfit has hit an all-time low.
- The Gulf: Having Them Over A Barrel (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 02, 2007)
If Britain wasn't so dependent on Saudi Arabia's oil it might have a more equitable platform from which to criticise its government.
- Resolve Palestinian Issue: U.K. (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Nov 02, 2007)
Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Thursday emphasised Saudi Arabia’s role in finding a solution to the Palestinian problem as King Abdullah wound up his four-day visit to Britain amid continuing protests by campaign groups over his country’s . . . . .
- Putin Honours Gulag Victims (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Russian President Vladimir Putin paid his respects on Tuesday to millions of people killed under Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and called for the country to unite to prevent a repeat of its tragic past.
- Fresh Row Over Alleged Saudi Role In Uk Mosques (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
The controversial State visit of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia prompted fresh criticism on Tuesday over his regime's alleged role in distributing hate literature in British mosques.
- Saudi King’S Visit Starts On A Sour Note (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Oct 31, 2007)
Human rights, arms trade protesters line up the route, raise slogans
- Life Term For 8 In Eral Rape And Murder Case (Hindu, MANAS DASGUPTA, Oct 31, 2007)
A Godhra court on Tuesday sentenced eight persons to life term and three others to three-year rigorous imprisonment for the murder of seven Muslims at Eral village during the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat. The two women among the victims were also raped.
- T.S. Nanavati, New Pleader (Hindu, MANAS DASGUPTA, Oct 31, 2007)
He takes the place of Arvind Pandya
Government seeks more time to submit analysis of CDs with call details
Rights activists demand fresh CBI inquiry into the Tehelka episode
- Eight Get Life For Gujarat Massacre (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
An Indian court on Tuesday sentenced eight people to life in jail for their role in the massacre of Muslims during rioting in western Gujarat state five years ago, media reports said.
- Other Voices : American Press (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 31, 2007)
AMID the succession of sad milestones that come with war, one of the more poignant came last week when the late Lt. Michael Murphy became the first Medal of Honour recipient for combat in Afghanistan. The award was presented posthumously. . .
- Godhra Aftermath: 8 Get Life Term (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 31, 2007)
Eight persons were sentenced to life while three others awarded three years imprisonment each by a Godhra sessions court in the 2002 Eral massacre case that left seven people dead in the aftermath of the Godhra riots.
- Journalism's 'Kalank' (Pioneer, BK Verma, Oct 31, 2007)
This refers to the articles, "Will stingers be stung" by Chandan Mitra, "Gujarat has outgrown riots" by Swapan Dasgupta, and "Half truths don't help Muslims" by Kanchan Gupta (October 28).
- Fuel For The Hungry (Deccan Herald, D Ravi Kanth, Oct 31, 2007)
The rush into “biofuels” or “agrofuels” is being described as the green gold rush of the 21st century.
- Indian Troops To Vacate Hospital, School Buildings In Kashmir (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Thousands of Indian troops will begin moving out of schools and hospitals in occupied Kashmir this week in a move to boost trust in the revolt-torn region after a fall in militant violence, authorities said on Monday.
- The Future Is Black (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
Almost nonstop, gargantuan 145-tonne trucks rumble through China's biggest open-pit coal mine, sending up clouds of soot as they dump their loads into mechanised sorters.
- Saudi King Raps U.K. On Terrorism (Hindu, Hasan Suroor, Oct 30, 2007)
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Monday accused Britain of failing to act on intelligence supplied by his government that may have averted the July 7 London bombings in which at least 52 persons were killed and hundreds injured.
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