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- "My Time Has Now Come": (Frontline, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
HAVING won back the support of the Janata Dal (Secular), which had pipped him at the post a few weeks ago, B.S. Yeddyurappa is now a happy man. But he has apparently decided to maintain a low profile, in view of the manner in which Governor . . . .
- As Musharraf Battles Protests In Cities, Militants Seize A Town In The North-West (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 07, 2007)
On the day Pakistan’s deposed chief justice called on lawyers to take to the streets till General Pervez Musharraf lifts the state of emergency and the US led global calls for early polls in the country, hundreds of Islamic militants seized a . . . .
- Freeze On Defence Talks With Us (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice today said Pakistan President Gen Pervez Musharraf should “take off his uniform”, as Washington suspended annual defence talks with Islamabad because of the political situation there after the imposition . . . .
- Man At Arms (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Nov 06, 2007)
When it comes to Pervez Musharraf and his Pakistan, one cannot decide which of the two descriptions — predictably shocking or shockingly predictable — fits better.
- 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.
- The Arc Of Instability (Tribune, S. Nihal Singh, Nov 06, 2007)
American war colleges delight in playing computer war games, sometimes to the consternation of countries that are posted as enemies.
- Pushed, Pak Says Polls Are On Track (Telegraph, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan today said the general election would be held on schedule by mid-January, apparently bowing to pressure after the US asked President Pervez Musharraf to “take off his uniform” and hold polls under the Constitution.
- Bjp-Jd(s) Mlas In Delhi For Show Of Strength (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The BJP-JD(S) on Monday night took their battle for Karnataka to Delhi by sending their MLAs to the national capital for parading before President Pratibha Patil even as the Governor is set to brief the Centre with the "final report" on the . . . .
- Pak Hindu Judge Calls For Us Help (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
One of the seven SC judges under house arrest, Rana Bhagwandas, urged the US to support the restoration of democracy in Pakistan.
- Moscow Expects Continuation Of Democratic Process In Pak (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
In a belated reaction to the imposition of Emergency by President Pervez Musharraf, Moscow has expressed hope that democratic processes will continue in Pakistan after the current crisis recedes.
- Religion Through The Ages (Hindu, A N Sudarsan Rao , Nov 06, 2007)
Collection of articles on the role of religion in Indian history
- '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.
- N-Deal: Mulford Meets Sinha (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US ambassador David C. Mulford today met BJP pointsman on the Indo-US nuclear deal and former external affairs minister Yashwant Sinha.
- It's An Addiction Every Half An Hour (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Women look at themselves in the mirror every 30 minutes on average, with men not far behind, according to a survey.
- Bhutto Demands Polls Under Independent Caretaker Govt (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto today asked President Pervez Musharraf to lift the emergency, revive the Constitution and hold elections under an “independent caretaker government”.
- Festival Of Lights (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Nov 06, 2007)
Diwali is here again. Easily among the most popular festivals in the country, Diwali is celebrated by most Indians regardless of faith with people decorating their homes with lamps, exchanging sweets and gifts, and burning firecrackers.
- 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 . . .
- Poll By Mid-Jan: Attorney-General (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Pakistan government, under mounting pressure from Western allies after declaring emergency rule, has decided to hold a general election by mid-January, the government’s top lawyer said today.
- Bjp-Jd(s) Mlas To Meet Prez Today (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Restless over the delay in revocation of President's rule in Karnataka, BJP-JD(S) MLAs arrived in the Capital on Monday night by a chartered flight to prove their numbers to President Pratibha Patil. The contingent is scheduled to meet the . . . .
- Narrow Politics Can Distort National Vision: Pm (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that "narrow political considerations, based on regional or sectional loyalties and ideologies" should not be allowed to "distort the national vision".
- 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.
- Bjp To Pressure Upa On Statehood For Telangana Region (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader and former national president M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday opined that the Andhra Pradesh should be separated into two and Telangana state formed at the earliest to avoid confrontation in future.
- 'Taliban Has The Responsibility To Arrest Musharraf' (Rediff on the Net, Hamid Mir, Nov 06, 2007)
The imposition of emergency in Pakistan has not created any pressure on the Taliban groups operating in Swat district.
- Nawaz Sharif Sees Need For ‘Mass Uprising’ (Hindu, Atul Aneja , Nov 06, 2007)
The former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has spoken of the need for “a mass uprising” in Pakistan in the context of General Musharraf’s latest actions
- Protests Spread Across Pakistan (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lawyers take to streets again; return to constitutional path, says Rice
- 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.
- Thakur In Delhi (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
BJP-JD(S) MLAs to meet Pratibha today
- Mercy For Murderous Rubbish Rage (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Supreme Court today reduced the life term pronounced in the murder of a rag-picker, saying throwing waste and rubbish inside a house or shop was “certainly a grave and sudden provocation”.
- 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.
- Geelani’S Associate Held In Hawala Racket (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
G. M. Bhat, an associate of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, was arrested in connection with the inter-state hawala racket busted recently in the state and the police here has launched a hunt for those had handed over hawala . . . .
- ‘Uneven Development Can Give Rise To Terrorism’ (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee today warned that concentration of authority and power only in the hands of the federal unit would be anathema to the whole system.
- India-Africa Hydrocarbon Meet Today (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Nov 06, 2007)
Seen as an initiative to move away from the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to other sources of energy, the first-ever India-Africa Hydrocarbon Conference and Exhibition takes off in the Capital on Tuesday in the backdrop . . . .
- 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.
- Uk Terror Source In Pak: Mi5 (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Over the last five years, much of the command, control and inspiration for attack planning in the UK has derived from Al Qaida's remaining core leadership in the tribal areas of Pakistan, according to the head of Britain's intelligence service MI5.
- 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.
- Quit Army: Rice To Mush (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- 'War On Terror' Will Ensure Us Aid For Pak (Pioneer, S Rajagopalan, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has hinted at a "review" of the massive American aid to Pakistan in the wake President Pervez Musharraf's clamping of Emergency, but senior officials, including Rice herself, concede that Washington faces major const
- Pakistan's Stock Market Slides 5% (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's main stock market has fallen nearly 5% as investors reacted to the emergency rule imposed by President Pervez Musharraf on Saturday.
- Karuna Under More Fire For His Elegy To Slain Ltte Leader (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's writing elegy to slain LTTE leader Tamilselvan has kicked up a major controversy with the Congress disapproving it without criticising the DMK chief and the BJP questioning how a Chief Minister could beat . . . .
- 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.
- Kashmir To Have World’S Tallest Bridge (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Surpassing the record of the Millau Road Bridge in France, a bridge being constructed on the Chenab in the small hamlet of Kauri in Reasi district of Jammu, is all set to become the world’s tallest bridge.
- Unjust Denial Of Information (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 06, 2007)
GENERAL Musharraf would know as well as anybody else that access to information is every citizen’s right.
- Interpreting A Malady (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Nov 06, 2007)
AIDS is no longer the silent killer, relegated to foreign shores as an affliction of more liberal societies.
- Delay In Ending Central Rule Irks Bjp (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Irked over the delay in revocation of President’s rule in Karnataka, the BJP today asked whether the Centre would have delayed the move if the JD (S) was forming the government with the Congress.
- A Short-Term Measure, Says Pak (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Facing worldwide criticism, Pakistan government has assured the international community that the Emergency clamped by General Pervez Musharraf was a “short-term arrangement” and that the country will soon return to a “normal constitutional course”.
- Mulford Meets Bjp Leaders On N-Deal (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pursuing efforts to garner BJP's support for the nuclear deal, US Ambassador David Mulford on Monday met senior leaders Yashwant Sinha and Jaswant Singh to assuage their concerns with regard to the agreement.
- Mush Should Give Up Army Post: Rice (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Monday said Pakistani President Pervez Musarraf should cut his affiliation with the Army and restore civilian rule.
- Cong Disapproves Karunanidhi Mourning Ltte Leader (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Congress on Monday disapproved of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's mourning the death of LTTE leader Thamilselvan, reminding him that it was a banned outfit in India which was behind the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
- Rumours Of Anti-Pervez Coup Denied (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Speculation about whether Pakistan President Gen. Pervez Musharraf was still in power persisted throughout Pakistan on Monday despite official contradictions of rumours that he was under house arrest and that the country was being run by. . .
- 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. . .
- Iftikhar: Musharraf’S Action Illegal (Asian Age, Shafqat Ali, Nov 06, 2007)
Sacked Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry has said that President General Pervez Musharrafâ€™s decision to impose emergency rule in the country is "illegal and unconstitutional".
- Undoing Idea Of Secular India (Pioneer, A Surya Prakash, Nov 06, 2007)
Muslim clerics and the All-India Muslim Personal Law Board have now a new cause to pursue - opposition to the mandatory registration of marriages as directed by the Supreme Court.
- Special Article (Statesman, DEBAKI NANDAN MANDAL, Nov 06, 2007)
The reaction of 10 High Courts to the Judges (Inquiry) Bill envisaging the National Judicial Council (NJC) is quite interesting.
- Now, Mla Parade For The President (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
JD-S legislators took a special chartered flight of a private airlines to New Delhi today, purportedly to meet President Prathiba Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan. They are expected to be joined by the BJP MLAs there.
- Fresh Move By Usa To Woo Bjp On N-Deal (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
A day after the BJP’s refusal to accept the nuclear deal signed by India and the United States of America in its present format, the USA through its Ambassador here has begun a fresh exercise aimed at redressing the grievances of the principal . . . .
- Jd-U Action Against Mla Likely (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Under pressure from the public and the Opposition, the ruling Janata Dal-United, in a face-saving move, now plans action against the don-turned-party MLA Mr Anant Kumar Singh in Bihar.
- Mulford In Deal Push (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
US ambassador David Mulford today met Yashwant Sinha and Jaswant Singh, who had served as foreign ministers during the BJP-led NDA regime, to assuage the party’s concerns on the nuke deal.
- Blogs Battle Censorship (Telegraph, Mandira Nayar, Nov 06, 2007)
This is one battle that President Pervez Musharraf was not prepared for.
- Bjp, Jd-S Mlas To Parade In Front Of President (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Karnataka governor Rameshwar Thakur left for New Delhi on Monday evening carrying his final report on the political situation in the state and the BJP-Janata Dal (S) combineâ€™s claim to power.
- Hold Elections And Tackle Terrorism Straightway (Daily Times, Editorial, Daily Times, Nov 06, 2007)
Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said on Sunday that the government was committed to making sure that general elections were held and the democratic process flourished in Pakistan.
- Former Indian Fm Faces Drugs Charge (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Indian police were ordered Monday to charge a former foreign minister under tough anti-narcotics laws for allegedly serving opium-laced drinks to guests at a family party.
- Mourning Tamilselvan: Crying Foul Over A Dirge (Deccan Herald, S Murari, Nov 06, 2007)
A dirge penned by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as a tribute to LTTE’s political wing leader S P Tamilselvan, who was killed in a Sri Lankan air raid at a militant hideout has raised many questions.
- Why Blame Politicians (Deccan Herald, N N SACHITANAND, Nov 06, 2007)
If politicians are seen hovering like flies around the honey pot of cricket, to the extent that even their legislative duties get second preference, the blame should, to a large extent, be laid at the door of the media.
- Role Reversal (Deccan Herald, Maureen Dowd, Nov 06, 2007)
Maybe the qualities that many find off-putting in Hillary - her opportunism, her triangulation, her ethical corner-cutting, her shifting convictions from pro-war to anti-war, her secrecy, her ruthlessness - are the same ones that make people. . .
- Ally Dmk Does What Upa Couldn’T: Gets Kerala To Ok Highway Toll (Indian Express, ANUBHUTI VISHNOI, Nov 06, 2007)
The Left may have pushed the Congress to the wall over the Indo-US nuclear deal but it has been more than accommodating with other UPA constituents.
- Us Senators Call For Strict Action Against Musharraf (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Noting that Pakistan is in a “major crisis” following imposition of Emergency, senior US senators have called for international pressure on President Pervez Musharraf, and said he should not be allowed a “free pass” this time around.
- Switching On An Emergency (Indian Express, Shailaja Bajpai, Nov 06, 2007)
It happened in the USSR, it’s been happening in Pakistan all year.
- Emergency In Pakistan: Musharraf Strikes Again (Deccan Herald, M B NAQVI, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan Army Chief, General Pervez Musharraf, has proclaimed a State of Emergency that is only a tad short of Martial Law. This is his second coup in eight years.
- 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."
- Cong Criticises Karuna’S Mourning Of Slain Ltte Leader (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
The Congress on Monday sought to downplay UPA ally and DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s poem in praise the slain LTTE leader SP Tamilselvan describing its contents as his “personal views”.
- Musharraf Under Pressure Over Polls (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 06, 2007)
Pakistan's military ruler Pervez Musharraf promised to push ahead with elections amid international outrage on Tuesday over his emergency rule, with the United States demanding a return to democracy.
- 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
- 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.
- Pak Media Criticises Musharraf For Order (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
Pakistani media on Sunday criticised President Pervez Musharraf for imposing emergency rule on the country, describing it as the "Generalâ€™s second coup" which would only "fracture an already weakened nation".
- 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.
- Nepal Passes Proposals (Hindu, Ameet Dhakal, Nov 05, 2007)
The Communist Party of Nepal (UML) and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoists) struck a deal at the eleventh hour and got each of their proposals on declaring the country a republic and the proportional electoral system passed through the . . . . . .
- Tight Curbs On Media, Tv Channels Are Taken Off Air (Asian Age, Correspondent or Reporter, Nov 05, 2007)
After the imposition of emergency rule, Gen. Pervez Musharraf issued decrees late to curb the freedom of the print and electronic media in the country.
- Modi Must Be Punished (Asian Age, Kuldip Nayar, Nov 05, 2007)
Some serious-minded secularists feel that the sting operation showing Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modiâ€™s foot soldiers boasting about conducting the Gujarat pogrom with state support should not have been publicised.
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