THE MISSING MUSLIM, PART-IV

SEEMA CHISHTI, Indian Express , October 31, 2006 Schools, jobs, poverty, land ownership: on all these counts, Muslims worse off than OBCsNew Delhi, October 30: If Muslims are worse off than Scheduled Castes when it…

Raghunath temple accused acquitted

Arun Joshi, Hindustan TimesJammu, October 31, 2006A Jammu court on Monday acquitted the six men accused of the 2002 fidayeen attack on the Raghunath temple in which 11 people were killed. Taking the investigating officers…

Press Council decision on photograph of Gujarat ethnic…

Chennai: Qutubbin Ansari The publication in The Hindu of a Reuters photograph of  a victim of minority cleansing in Gujarat, "Qutubbin Naseeruddin Ansari",  with captions, showed no "mal-intent on the part of the newspaper and…

Global warming could cast chill on India

Sonu Jain, Indian Express,OCtober 31,2006NEW DELHI, OCTOBER 30: Global warming and climate change could affect India’s growth story unless a range of steps are taken to address the effects of increased surface temperature and its…

A bargain basement of arms and vehicles

 By Leslie Wayne The New York TimesInternational Herald Tribune, October 31, 2006NEW YORK.  Across the world, the Pentagon has thousands of garages, hangars and sprawling lots to store all its jets, tanks and other weaponry.…

An Open Letter To Rajdeep Sardesai

By Ravikiran Shinde31 October, 2006,Countercurrents.orgTo,Rajdeep Sardesai,Editor-in-Chief,CNN-IBN and IBN 7Dear Rajdeep,Do not get surprised by this open letter written by one of your million viewers. Yes, I know it is established Journalists like you who normally…

Army officer killed by jawan in J&K

31 Oct, 2006 PTISRINAGAR: An Army officer was on Tuesday killed by a bullet fired from the service rifle of a jawan in Harwan area of the city, a defence spokesman said.Lt Col Saxena was…

TADA court acquits five involved in 1997 Jammu…

Press Trust of IndiaJammu, October 31, 2006            In second setback to Jammu and Kashmir police in two days, a local court on Tuesday acquitted five persons for lack of evidence in connection with…