Divide And Rule, But For How Long?

By Jawed Naqvi,21 October, 2006, Countercurrents.orgIt was colonial perfidy, or so our elders said. They said divide and rule was a British way to pit Indian against Indian. That's how they created Pakistan. That's what…

Secret killers were men in uniform

Kangla Online,JORHAT, Oct 21 – The Justice KN Saikia Commission of Inquiry, instituted by the Tarun Gogoi-led Asom government to probe the incidents of ‘secret killings’ between 1998 and 2001 during the Asom Gana Parishad…

A Song, A Blast and the Indian Media

Yoginder SikandBias against Muslims is deeply-rooted in large sections of the Hindu-owned media in India, even in influential sections of the English press that prides itself in its claim of being ‘secular’ and ‘progressive’. Two…

Dutch army should take prostitutes abroad – mayor

Mon Oct 23, 2006 AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch mayoress has raised eyebrows by backing the idea of sending prostitutes to accompany Dutch troops on foreign missions."The army must consider ways its soldiers can let…

BJP flays Narayanan's remarks on 7/11

23 Oct, 2006 IANS NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday criticised National Security Advisor M K Narayanan's remarks in a television interview that India didn't have "clinching evidence" of the involvement of…

Global ecosystems 'face collapse' : WWF

Greater demand for land is threatening species' long-term survival (WWF-Canon/Michel Gunther) BBCNEWS.COM Current global consumption levels could result in a large-scale ecosystem collapse by the middle of the century, environmental group WWF has warned. The…