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- Militants Seize Over Two-Thirds Of Swat Valley (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Islamic militants have seized more than two-thirds of a key tourist valley in northwest Pakistan, despite a state of emergency imposed to tackle extremism, the police and residents said today.
- Imran Issues Video Message From Hiding (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan made a haggard-looking appearance in a video issued from hiding today, calling for protests against President Pervez Musharraf’s state of an emergency.
- End Violence (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Nov 08, 2007)
The people of Bengal did not need the state’s home secretary to tell them that Nandigram had turned into a “war zone”. That the rule of law has ceased to exist in the area is public knowledge.
- Pure Genius, All Over Again (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
For all their rebel mythology, artists are conservative, devotedly serving their own vision for decades.
- Benazir Calls For Mass Protests (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The former Pakistan Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto, Wednesday urged the people to hold mass protests against the Emergency declared by President Pervez Musharraf, setting up a showdown with the military ruler.
- Two Businessmen-Brothers Beaten Up In Road Rage Incident (Singapore Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
In yet another reported case of road rage in the capital, two businessmen-brothers were allegedly beaten up by two inebriated youths in Cantonment area in the capital over the issue of overtaking.
- Nepal Anger At Killing By Maoists (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Journalists in Nepal have been staging protests against the Maoist party after it admitted to killing a reporter, Birendra Sah.
- Policeman Killed In Dowry Brawl (British Broadcasting Corporation, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
A policeman has been killed in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh while trying to save two bridegrooms from a mob protesting against dowry payments.
- Bail Granted To Bihar Politician (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
A local court in the Indian state of Bihar has given bail to a member of the state assembly who was arrested last week for an attack on journalists.
- Print Pick (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Inspiration and motivation, undoubtedly increases effectiveness and efficiency.
- 1857: What Does It Mean To Us? (Hindu, Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Nov 08, 2007)
Half a century ago D. D. Kosambi — whose birth centenary merits celebration at the national level — characterised the great uprising as ‘feudal’ and yet the final verdict on its significance was positive and it was perceived as a glorious struggle.
- It’S A Numbers Game (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Nov 08, 2007)
Now that the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Janata Dal (Secular) have backed up with firm numbers their case for forming a new government in Karnataka, the Central government is left with no constitutional option but to revoke President’s Rule.
- We’Re Keen On Early Elections: Kasuri (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Pakistan dismisses “excessive” foreign criticism
- Congress To Weed Out Bogus Membership (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Nov 08, 2007)
The Congress Working Committee on Wednesday approved proposals to amend the party constitution to weed out bogus membership and allow for larger participation by delegates in AICC sessions.
- Bjp Wants Nuclear Deal Renegotiated (Hindu, NEENA VYAS , Nov 08, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Wednesday made it clear that it was against the India-United States nuclear deal being “hustled through” as it would like the deal to be “re-negotiated.”
- Iran Has 3,000 Centrifuges Enriching Uranium (Pioneer, ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Nov 08, 2007)
Iran has achieved a landmark, with 3,000 centrifuges fully working in its controversial uranium enrichment program, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced on Wednesday.
- Violent Teachers (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 08, 2007)
Though banned by law, corporal punishment continues to be meted out to students in schools across the country, often with tragic consequences, by teachers who clearly do not care a toss about rules and regulations, not least because they know. . .
- Back To The Drawing Board (Dawn, Syed Shahabuddin, Nov 08, 2007)
THE imposition of emergency rule throughout Pakistan on Nov 3 is a clear indication of the failure of the policies pursued by General Musharraf both as president and the patron saint of the ruling PML-Q which forms the rubberstamp government . . . .
- Emergency Or Martial Law? (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
GEORGE Orwell understood both tyranny and language very well. One of his many insights in this context is that tyrannical governments change the meaning of words.
- Pak Hires Lobbyists To Contain Impact On American Aid (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 08, 2007)
Unnerved by the prospect of an adverse US review of its massive aid flows, Pakistan has deployed a team of top lobbyists to Capitol Hill to contain the fallout of President Pervez Musharraf's dictatorial measures in the US Congress.
- Indo-Swiss Bilateral Ties Take A Leap (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The visiting president of Switzerland Ms Micheline Calmy-Rey, who concludes her four-day programme in India tomorrow, today held talks with Indian leaders on bilateral cooperation and other matters of mutual interest.
- No Karnataka, N-Deal At Cwc (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The Congress Working Committee on Wednesday night decided to amend the Congress constitution to about a single category of membership.
- Bjp For Fresh N-Deal Talks (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Scotching reports that the saffron party may warm up to the beleaguered Manmohan Singh government over the contentious Indo-US nuclear deal, the BJP today maintained its objection to the deal, asking for the nuclear pact to be “renegotiated” and . . . .
- Bjp Reiterates Demand For Renegotiation (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday reiterated that the India-US civil nuclear deal should be "renegotiated" as the agreement was "unacceptable" in its "present form".
- Benazir Announces March On Nov. 13 (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
From November 13, it will be former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto against Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf.
- Indonesian Accuses Nri Couple Of Abusing Her (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 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 day and ho
- Why Pak Lawyers Are At The Centre Of Protests Against General Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Behind the public rage of Pakistan’s lawyers, who protested for a third day on Wednesday, lies a long-smoldering resentment toward the country’s military President, who at first held out a promise for educated, politically moderate Pakistanis. . .
- Voices Of Dissent (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 08, 2007)
IRRESPECTIVE of the scepticism people feel towards Benazir Bhutto — more so because of the power-sharing deal she concluded with President Musharraf under the NRO — it cannot be denied that she has the power to galvanise people to come out on to the stree
- Microcredit Is Effective For Women In Self-Employment (Business Line, D. Murali , Nov 08, 2007)
Microfinance is simply about bringing banking services in smaller amounts to people who have never had access to any kind of financial services.
- Bhutto’S Protest Call Sets Up Confrontation (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Escalating political tensions in Pakistan, the opposition leader, Benazir Bhutto announced on Wednesday that her party would carry out a mass demonstration on Friday and a protest march next week if the President, General Pervez Musharraf . . . .
- Attack On Scribes: Jd(u) Mla, Others Granted Bail (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
A local court on Wednesday granted bail to JD(U) MLA Anant Singh and five others arrested on charges of assaulting journalists here last week.
- Ram Rajya (Indian Express, VARGHESE K. GEORGE, Nov 08, 2007)
The entire issue of Organiser this week is devoted to different aspects of the Ram Sethu controversy. M.D. Nalapat recalls Ram Rajya: “In the Knowledge Era, it is not geographical space that counts any more, but Thought Space.
- Renegotiate Deal, Don’T Hustle It Through: Bjp Rubs It In (Indian Express, Varghese K George, Nov 08, 2007)
A meeting of the BJP top brass today reiterated its opposition to the Indo-US nuclear deal and called for its “renegotiation.”
- Ex-Minister Out On Bail In Murder Case (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Controversial JD (U) MLA Anant Singh, who was remanded to judicial custody for assaulting journalists last week, was granted bail by a local court here on Wednesday
- Iran’S N-Programme Is Irreversible, Says Ahmadinejad (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Iran’s nuclear programme is “irreversible,” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday, voicing continued defiance in the face of possible new international sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
- Imran Khan Issues Video Message From Hiding (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan made a haggard-looking appearance in a video issued from hiding on Wednesday, calling for protests against President Pervez Musharraf’s state of emergency.
- Socialist India Dons New Tag: Free Market (Times of India, ASHISH SINHA, Nov 08, 2007)
India may still be a "socialist" republic going by the book, but the government has proclaimed it a "free market democracy".
- Imran Issues Video Message From Hiding (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan made a haggard-looking appearance in a video issued from hiding on Wednesday, calling for protests against President Pervez Musharraf's state of emergency.
- The League Of Hipster Statesmen (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Nov 08, 2007)
A second act is rare in world politics. History can point to a handful of leaders who managed to reacquire political power after losing it (Napoleon, Churchill, Deng Xiaoping, Alan Garcia).
- Unfinished Agenda (Frontline, Praful Bidwai, Nov 08, 2007)
The Tehelka sting operation underscores the urgency of simultaneously pursuing the prosecution of the culprits and fighting Hindutva politically in a spirited way.
- No Election Decision Under Us Dictation, Musharraf Tells Mps (Daily Times, Irfan Ghauri and Zulfiqar Ghumman, Nov 08, 2007)
No election decision under US dictation, Musharraf tells MPs
- Maoist Declare War On State In Nandigram (The Economic Times, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 08, 2007)
The Maoists have declared war on the state administration at Nandigram and claimed that they have already established a “free peoples zone” there.
- Fo Summons Indian Envoy Over Visa Denial To Rashid (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 08, 2007)
The Foreign Office on Wednesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner Manpreet Vohra and protested the denial of a visa to Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.
- Torture And ‘Humanitarian War’ (Hindu, John Laughland, Nov 07, 2007)
It is no accident that those who advocate war for humanitarian reasons end up justifying torture.
- Infertility Drug Cleared Without Proper Tests (Hindu, Sarah Hiddleston, Nov 07, 2007)
Women in India being treated for infertility with Letrozole could be running the risk of damaging themselves and their babies. Authorisation to market the drug was issued to Sun Pharmaceuticals by the regulatory authority on April 10.
- Not What People Want (Times of India, SHIKHA MUKERJEE, Nov 07, 2007)
Democracy without the liberty to choose the form of participation in public affairs - even if it be a bandh, hartal, dharmaghat or strike by the people - is meaningless.
- Un Rights Envoy To Visit Myanmar (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
United Nations top officials, including secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, have demanded that the military regime in Pakistan should immediately release all persons detained in the wake of imposition of emergency, including lawyers, judges . . . .
- North Biofuel Appetite Causing South Starvation (Hindu, George Monbiot, Nov 07, 2007)
Developing nations are being pushed to grow crops for ethanol, rather than food, all thanks to political expediency.
Using food to produce biofuels might strain supplies of arable land: IMF
The cost of rice has risen by 20% over the past year, maiz
- Governor Doubts Stability Factor (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Asked whether the question of stable government has figured in the report, Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur remarked that various issues including the stability factor have found mention in it. "It is now for the President to decide.", he said.
- New Sc Bench Annuls Ruling Against Emergency (Tribune, Afzal Khan, Nov 07, 2007)
In its first order shortly after the induction of four more new judges, an eight-member Bench of the reconstituted Supreme Court today annulled the ruling passed by seven judges of the Supreme Court declaring as unconstitutional the . . . . .
- Coalition Blues (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Nov 07, 2007)
Coalition governments have been celebrated as giving adequate representation to regional interests at the Centre, which is necessary in a diverse and multicultural country such as India. But recent remarks by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh highlight . . .
- Exploited In Gulf (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 07, 2007)
The recent strike by construction workers, most of them from India, who have been hired for building the world's tallest building, Burj Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, has once again brought to the fore the dark side of an immigrant's life . . . .
- Rise Up, Chaudhry Tells Lawyers (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan’s deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry urged lawyers on Tuesday to defy the police and protest against President Pervez Musharraf’s imposition of the Emergency rule.
- Aiadmk To Move Sc For Tn Govt Dismissal (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu today said that it would move the Supreme Court, seeking the dismissal of the DMK government, as Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi allegedly supported the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
- Taming Recovery Agents (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
No doubt, the Rs 55-lakh fine imposed by the Delhi Consumer Commission on ICICI Bank for hiring goons, who beat up a youth with iron rods to recover a loan, is exemplary, it is still not enough.
- Jklf Not Allowed To Launch Phase Ii Of Safar-E-Azadi (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik here alleged that he was prevented by the administration from launching the second phase of Safar-e-Azadi from Doda in the Jammu region yesterday.
- Neglect Causes Anaemia (Pioneer, Editorial, The Pioneer, Nov 07, 2007)
According to the National Family Health Survey III, extracts of which were published in The Pioneer (October 15), 55 per cent women in the country are anaemic, most of them were afflicted during pregnancy.
- Bjp-Jd(s) Mlas Paraded Before Prez Pratibha (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka appears to be moving towards the first-ever saffron party-led coalition government in the South as 125 MLAs belonging to the BJP, the JD(S) and Independents today submitted a memorandum to President Pratibha Patil.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pak Poll Date (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Karnataka Juggernaut In Capital (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur on Tuesday submitted his “final” report on the JD(S)-BJP’s claim to form government to the Centre.
- India Hopes For Speedy Democracy In Pakistan (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Nov 07, 2007)
With developments in Pakistan unfolding at a fast pace, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed the hope that the democratic process would soon begin in the neighbouring country, where Emergency was imposed last weekend.
- Trial And Error (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Sixty-year-old Yacoob thanked Allah as he spontaneously knelt on the floor of the special court trying the Coimbatore blast case.
- Parties Dither As Lawyers Protest Alone (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Pakistan’s Opposition grappled for a united response today to President Pervez Musharraf’s imposition of emergency rule, leaving lawyers to protest alone for a second day and bear the brunt of a police crackdown.
- Call For More (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Nov 07, 2007)
As the department of telecommunications prepares to release more spectrum to telecommunication companies, conflicts are multiplying, and issues are getting more muddled.
- Uncertainty Shrouds Pakistan Election Date (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Despite US pressure and soothing words from the government, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is likely to hold off on elections until he has cemented his grip on power, analysts say.
- Ganguly Code Not For Pvt Schools: Govt (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The Delhi government on Tuesday said unaided private schools should have the freedom to devise their own criteria for nursery admissions.
- Press Under Pressure (Frontline, Iboyaima Laithangbam, Nov 07, 2007)
Media organisations in Manipur face frequent interference from insurgent groups but they do not compromise on ethics.
- 70,000 Indians Avail Of Uae Amnesty (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 07, 2007)
The first major step by authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to regulate the flow of expatriate labour and improve their working conditions has been taken with the exit of a large number of illegal workers from the country.
- Flip-Flop Tieup Can't Give Stability, Thakur To Centre (Pioneer, KUMAR UTTAM, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur on Tuesday submitted his "final report" to Home Minister Shivraj Patil on the political situation in the State that has been under President's rule since October 9.
- “Adopt Multi-Pronged Strategy Against Terrorism” (Hindu, B. MURALIDHAR REDDY, Nov 07, 2007)
The Sri Lanka military announced on Tuesday that three civilians of Thambarawava village in the south of the country were hacked to death by unknown assailants on Monday night and their bodies were found by the villagers the next morning.
- Indian-American Elected To Lead Houston Varsity (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Indian-American Menu Khator has become the first person of Indian origin to be appointed as the head of the prestigious University of Houston (UH), which has more than 56,000 students on its rolls.
- Thakur Submits Final Report (Hindu, P. Sunderarajan , Nov 07, 2007)
BJP-JD (S) combine presents 125 legislators before President
I have consulted legal luminaries: Governor
Delay is ‘mala fide’, says JD(S)-BJP memorandum
- India Hopes Democracy Will Return To Pakistan (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said New Delhi wished to see the beginning of democratisation in Pakistan, so that the people of that country could be able to elect their Government.
- Us To Follow 'Carrot And Stick' Policy On Pak Crisis (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 07, 2007)
The United States has let it be known that it will pursue a policy of "carrots and sticks" to get Pakistan back to a constitutional path, to see that President Pervez Musharraf gives up his post of the Army Chief and to ensure that elections . . . .
- Reservation For Minorities (Frontline, S. Viswanathan, Nov 07, 2007)
Tamil Nadu enacts a law granting separate reservation for Muslims and Christians in the Backward Classes quota.
- Friendly Advice (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
SUPPORT for Gen Musharraf in western capitals, especially Washington, and which many Pakistanis begrudged him, is fast withering.
- 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.”
- Life Term For S.A. Basha (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Nov 07, 2007)
AFTER a trial that lasted more than five years, the Coimbatore serial bomb blasts case came to an end in late October with the sentencing of the key accused by the Special Court (bomb blasts case).
- 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.
- All Seven Murder Accused Walk Free (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
All the seven accused in the sensational Girijashankar and Jayaprakash double murder case were acquitted by District Additional Session Judge Ashok Ningannavar on Tuesday.
- 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.
- Fanning The Flames In Nandigram (Frontline, SUHRID SANKAR CHATTOPADHYAY, Nov 07, 2007)
What started off as a violent agitation against a rumour of land acquisition in Nandigram block in West Bengal’s East Midnapore (Purba Medinipur) district 10 months ago has, in fact, taken the form of a struggle for turf control between the . . . .
- Secure That Button And Fast! (Business Line, B. S. Raghavan , Nov 07, 2007)
There are as yet no signs of General Pervez Musharraf preparing to return to civilian rule. Actually, there is considerable confusion about the future scenario.
- '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.
- Nandigram Turns War Zone, 3 Die (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The proposed special economic zone belt at Nandigram on Tuesday once again turned into a battlefield as two rival groups stepped up violence in their desperate attempt to "capture" as much land as possible before the deployment of the . . . . .
- Only One Way Out For General Musharraf (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Whatever the provocations that led to this state of affairs, we categorically reject General Pervez Musharraf’s November 3 decision to impose a Provisional Constitutional Order and Proclamation of Emergency in the country. . . . . .
- Sheikh Rashid Says India Refused Him Visa, Ihc Refutes Claim (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Tuesday that India had refused to issue him a visa for an official trip.
- Plight Of Women And Children (Frontline, T.K. RAJALAKSHMI, Nov 07, 2007)
The report of the third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3), released in the second week of October, has immense significance for policymakers in health, nutrition, education and gender issues.
- No Closure (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
The latest issue of People’s Democracy has an editorial on the Gujarat riots in the wake of Tehelka’s sting operation.
- Bhutto Doubts Musharraf’S Ability To Control Nukes (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Opposition Leader Benazir Bhutto has cast doubts on Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf’s ability to prevent extremists from getting hold of the country’s nuclear arsenal.
- Kandahar Hijack Financiers Set To Walk Free (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Two Pakistanis who robbed a bank to allegedly finance the hijacking of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 to Kandahar are going to walk free next month without facing a trial.
- Say Welcome To The Machine (Indian Express, SANDIPAN DEB, Nov 07, 2007)
Two monster movies are releasing this Friday, with ‘HIT’ in large purple neon signs written all over them. The quality won’t matter, the acting won’t matter, the reviews won’t matter; millions of Indians across the world will stampede . . . . .
- Unrest Continues In Pakistan (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Some 3,500 people have been arrested since the emergency was declared on Saturday and fundamental rights were suspended.
- Bjp, Jd-S Mlas ‘Paraded’ (Asian Age, Venkat Parsa, Nov 07, 2007)
The BJP-JD(S) combine on Tuesday paraded 125 MLAs from Karnataka in front of President Pratibha Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan in a show of strength to mount pressure on the Centre to take an early decision on government formation in Karnataka.
- Karnataka Government Submits Report To Centre, Bjp-Jd(s) Mlas Before President. (OutLook, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur today submitted to the Centre his "final" report on the BJP-JD(S) demand for invitation to form the government in the state as the combine, upset over not being called, paraded its MLAs before President Pratibha Patil.
- Who To Believe? (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
THE attorney-general’s remarks appear too good to be true. Speaking to a foreign wire agency, Malik Abdul Qayyum said things that would relieve our frayed nerves.
- Other Voices - American Press (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
BY imposing martial law, Gen Pervez Musharraf has pushed nuclear-armed Pakistan further along a perilous course and underscored the failure of President Bush’s policy towards a key ally in the war on terrorism.
- 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.
- Stock Market Fall (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 07, 2007)
THE Karachi Stock Exchange index of 100 shares (KSE-100) plummeted by 635 points or five per cent — the biggest ever one-day fall — on what will now be remembered as ‘black Monday’ in the history of the country’s capital markets.
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