UAE issues law on extradition of convicted people

WAM Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued federal law no 39 for 2006 dealing with international judicial cooperation on criminal matters.The 80-article legislation spells out terms and cases regarding…

The Ongoing Communalisation In Karnataka

Nalini Taneja, Peoples Democracy , November 12, 2006 THE recent communal violence in Mangalore is part of the larger process of communalisation that the Sangh Parivar is engaged in throughout the country, and more particularly…

The War on Terror is a Deliberate Strategy…

 The idea of terrorism is extended to several forms of social fight and protest.  Dissident political and trade union opinions become criminalized.  An environment movement such as Greenpeace or animal rights activist is even prosecuted…

Testing new drugs on world's poor

By Sonia Shah, Anniston Star 11-12-2006More than 30 years after the scandalous Tuskegee Syphilis Study showcased the dangers of unregulated medical research, triggering an avalanche of new laws and oversight on human experimentation, American companies…

So who really bombed Mumbai?

The Telegraph, November 12, 2006 Four months after the blasts in India’s financial capital, there are gaping holes in the investigators’ case, reports Velly Thevar Read More

India's veneer of religious integration

By Praful Bidwai, NEW DELHI - India, which has long prided itself as a shining example of democracy and religious-cultural pluralism, is being forced to contend with an unpleasant truth: the foundations of its claim…

Visa denial frowned upon

Nirupama Subramanian, The Hindu , Nov 12, 2006LAHORE: The Pakistan Social Forum (PSF) on Friday condemned the Indian Government for denying them visas to attend the India Social Forum gathering in New Delhi.The Indian High…