MALEGAON BLAST ARRESTS, THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS

The Malegaon blast accused were under intense police scrutiny for years. How did they hatch a conspiracy right under the police’s nose?Shashwat Gupta Ray, Tehelka.COM , Dec 9 2006Malegaon/MumbaiIntelligent Designs? The Maharashtra police claims to…

How They Crush Mangalore

Tehelka.COM , Nov 2006An independent citizens’ fact-finding team discovers that attacks on Muslims in coastal Karnataka routinely go unreported. And now, police atrocities are also being overlooked. These are excerpts from the team’s reportKarnataka Chief…

Expand the parking lot

Editorial, Hindustan Times , December 1, 2006     If one imagines India to be a huge parking lot, the country’s Muslim community seems to have little space to park their cars. What has been apocryphal wisdom,…

Affirmative action, not quota, in private sector

Chetan Chauhan, Hindustan Times New Delhi, November 30, 2006The Sachar panel has recommended incentives for the private sector to get them to improve minority participation. The report talks of 'affirmative action' but does not recommend…

US companies target India

ECONOMY BUREAU, December 01, 2006 MUMBAI, NOV 30:  US companies involved in nuclear energy are bullish over the approval to the Indo-US civil nuclear deal by the Senate, and indicated that they would like to…

Mythical sword halts start on northeast India dam

01 Dec 2006Source: Reuters ,By Biswajyoti DasIMPHAL, India, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Anger over a proposed dam in India's northeastern state of Manipur, which locals say threatens thousands of homes and a sacred lake holding…