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November 12, 2006
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November 12, 2006

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Vol. LVIII, No. 18, New Delhi, November 12, 2006

Sachar as Sonia's nemesis
V.P. Singh had Mandal.
This country won't allow another Jinnah
By Easwaran Nambudiri

MUSLIMS across India are severely under-represented in government employment, including PSUs, compared to the percentage of their population in a state.

Be it education, health, transport, or home, in virtually all departments of state governments, the share of Muslims employed is way below their share in the population.

If Muslims are worse off than Scheduled Castes when it comes to education, they significantly trail behind Other Backward Classes virtually across the board: education, employment, poverty levels and land holdings.    more >

Chouhan's glory
By Deepak Kumar Rath

THE result of by-elections to the Parliamentary constituency of Vidisha and Assembly constituency of Bada Malehra once again proved the BJP?s continued hold on Madhya Pradesh. The most significant factor of the outcome is: Shivraj Singh Chouhan?s development agenda clicked. It also proved that caste politics won't work.    more >

People have rejected caste politics ?Shivraj Singh Chouhan
IT?S a victory of the BJP, its ideology, its government?s initiative for development of the state. People have reposed their faith in the BJP. Our political opponents had tried their best to create hurdles in the elections but they could not succeed.    more >


Price rise and high interest can doom the UPA party
By Geeta

WITH the UPA Government going gung-ho about sustaining and even improving the GDP numbers to eight per cent, analysts are wondering ? is the Indian economy overheated?    more >

Happiness quotient and attitudinal disconnect

WHAT is it that makes a happy nation? A nine per cent growth rate that economists are boasting of and a 13 thousand plus sensex that the market is upbeat about? It may not mean anything to the common man.    more >

Devotees of Shankardev to organise two-day sattra darshan in Delhi on Nov. 25, 26
Development by culture
By Pramod Kumar

THE great visionary Shrimant Shankardev had brought the nectar of Bhakti movement to Assam. The sattra institution he envisioned draws inspiration from the Bhagwat Purana.    more >

Sattra tradition: An ideal social order
SHRIMANT Shankardev (1449-1569), the fountainhead of the Bhakti movement in Assam, was a great genius, prophet and seer. With his encyclopedic knowledge, magnetic personality and brilliant power of exposition, he re-worked in his long life of 120 years all that was good in the known past.    more >

Saints to tour the country, canvass support for Ram temple
By Our Correspondent

THE highest decision-making body of Ramjanma-bhoomi movement, The Ram Mandir Nirman Uchchadhikar Samiti, has worked out a comprehensive programme to reach every district headquarters of the country to give momentum to the ongoing Ram temple movement.    more >

Super power Bharat by 2011?Swami Ramdev
By Ravindra Saini

RENOWNED Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev has declared that Bharat will become a super power by the year 2011. He was speaking at a function held at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar to welcome him after his return from the UNO.    more >

Mattoo case: Justice delayed, denied and awarded
By Sandhya Jain

THE Delhi High Court?s award of death penalty to the killer of Priyadarshini Mattoo has given a sense of relief to citizens and justice to the aggrieved family, but the verdict in this high profile case that involved a grave miscarriage of justice for ten long years is still incomplete.    more >

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh video available.

NEW DELHI, October 26, 2006: ?Seva Disha? a video posted on Google video provides an excellent look at the RSS, its creation and fundamental purpose, leaders and their numerous social service projects.    more >

CPM out to bury Buddhadeb?s pro-rich plank
By Udayan Namboodiri

IS Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee?s much hyped ?industrialisation? policy on the brink of denouement? Resistance to his regime?s grovelling before Tata Motors? small car project is boiling over.    more >

US duplicity on terror
By Shyam Khosla

MAKE no mistake about it. It is not only General Parvez Musharraf who wants irrefutable evidence against the involvement of ISI in Mumbai train blasts, but also our ?friendly? United States of America that seems upset that its ?strategic and trustworthy? ally in war against terrorism is blamed for involvement in the dastardly crime.    more >

A youthful initiative for justice to Priya Mattoo
By Aditya Raj Kaul

PRIYADARSHINI Mattoo was the name that used to haunt me every now and then a few years back. I had heard and read a lot about this case, but never did I actually bother to see what had happened in the case and its current position. The picture in my mind was hazy.    more >

180 Hindu sammelans in Uttaranchal?Shiv Prakash
UTTARANCHAL Prant Pracharak Shri Shiv Prakash told the mediapersons in Dehradun that a total of 180 Hindu sammelans would be held in the state from November 1 to December 20. These sammelans would be held in all 95 blocks and 13 cities of the state with a view to observe the birth centenary of Shri Guruji.    more >

Book released by Shri Jagmohan, former Governor, J&K

A unique Deepavali celebration by ABVP

BANGALORE: ABVP and World Organisation for Student and Youth jointly celebrated the festival of Deepavali at Yavanika recently.    more >

Tenth international book festival, Kochi

THE international book festival of Kochi is entering its 10th year of glorious service. The festival will be organised from December 1 to 10 at the well-known Ernakulathappan grounds in Kochi. Visiting hours at the festival will be 10.00 am to 8.00 pm.    more >

UPA politics ruining farm sector?BKS

?DEVELOPMENT of a country like India is impossible without the development of agriculture. Particularly for a third world country, agriculture is the backbone of economy.    more >

Indian who thought of Pluto first

IF you look up the pages of the Bulletin of the Astronomical Society of France, published in May 1911, you?d come across a paper by Venkatesh Ketakar on an as-yet unknown planetary body that was exerting a gravitational pull on the neighbouring planet Neptune. more >

Dalai Lama?s stand on Tibet is justified?K.S. Sudarshan
By a Special Reporter

RSS Sarsanghachalak Shri K.S. Sudarshan has said that resolving the Tibet problem is in the interest of India. As long as Tibet is in the grip of China, India too is not safe. In fact, it is because of the mistakes of successive Congress Prime Ministers that Tibet went into the clutches of China and now India should try to help realise the aspirations of Tibetan people.    more >

VHP and Bajrang Dal demonstrate for hanging Afzal
VSK, Gujarat

ACTIVISTS of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and some other organisations of Gujarat staged a massive demonstration near the Income Tax Circle in Ahemdabad...    more >

Four books authored by Sardar Patel released by Shri L.K. Advani
ON the 131st birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, four books authored by him were released by the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Shri LK Advani. Former Union Minister and Working Chairperson of Sardar Patel Society, Shri KC Pant presided over the release function organised by Prabhat Prakashan, New Delhi on October 31, 2006 at National Museum Auditorium, New Delhi.    more >

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The Circle of Unreason
By Balbir K. Punj

PRESSURE is being mounted to upturn the Supreme Court?s recent verdict on a number of constitution amendments that the ?creamy layer? in SC/STs be kept out of the promotion within their quotas in public employment.    more >


PDS not helping the needy
By Daya Krishna

INDIA?S Public Distribution System (PDS) was started on 1-1-1965 along with the establishment of the Food Corporation of India (FCI). Actually, the planners and economists were against the PDS because of the principle that state should not involve itself with the sale and purchase of commodities and should restrict itself to exercising control over those involved with it.    more >

Money Matters

UPA roots for FDI in education and judicial services
By Our Economic Analyst

AT a recent seminar in New Delhi, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh was quite unambiguous as to what were his priorities insofar as India?s education and legal services were concerned.    more >

World Watch

The mishandling in Kashmir

By M.D. Nalapat

THANKS to the September 11, 2001 attack on US targets by ?Al Qaeda?, Washington temporarily abandoned its policy of embracing Islamic terrorism.    more >

The Moving Finger Writes

It's another Vietnam for US in Iraq
Author Name Comes here

DO we require a British newspaper to tell us that nemesis is at last overtaking the United States in Iraq? According to The Guardian, the United States is ?finally waking up to failure in Iraq?.    more >

Media Watch

News: Whose choice, editors' or readers'?
Author Name Comes here

WHAT is news? Is news what the newspaper says it is, or does the reader have his own opinion? Who should make the choice: The editor or the reader? This interesting question has been raised somewhat inadvertently, following a small step taken by NDTV when it launched a telecast based on stories rated by viewers.    more >

Kids Org.

Shivaji?s superior strategy humbled the Mughal
By M.V. Kolhatkar

HINDUISM is not a religion. It is the mother of religions. This freedom of following the path to the God was in grave peril after attack from Islamic marauders. So the almighty appeared in the form of Shivaji the Great to establish the order and protect the suppressed.    more >

Play & Learn
Wire Wheel


Karma and rebirth as basis to Indian thought
Book Reviews By Manju Gupta

WRITTEN by a professor in Western philosophy, this is a book where the concept of ?being? and ?nothingness? are shown as two aspects of the Divine Reality and which is typical of Indian spirituality.    more >

Rules for happy life
J.P. Vaswani: Swallow Irritation, Sterling Paperbacks, 176 pp, Rs 125.00

THE Bhagwad Gita says: ?Ashatasya kutah sukham?? How can a person be happy if there is no peace in the heart?    more >

Ingredients of a happy life
R.K. Jain: The Art of Happy Living, New Dawn Press, 157 pp, Rs. 99.00

HAPPINESS holds different meanings for different people. Some find happiness in travelling, while some in comfortable living; some in fighting for their rights, while some in being spoon-fed; some in accumulating wealth, while some in maintaining their health.    more >


Imperatives of a defence strategy
By Girish Chandra Mishra

DR P.G. Shahashtrabuddhey, an eminent scholar and renowned Marathi writer has presented a very realistic and thought-provoking analysis of the decline of the Indian state in an essay entitled ?State-polity of Gaining Ascendancy?.    more >

Counter Point

Muslim-bashing won?t help
A proactive Hindu response

By N. Kunju

HINDUS, as a religious group, have certainly a lot of grouse against Muslims. From historical perspective, Muslims, especially in the North,...    more >

India That is Bharat

Political iftaar parties

Satiricus does not understand economics. He is ashamed to say that despite being a Hindu he does not understand Hindu economics. So it goes without saying that not being a Muslim he does not understand Islamic economics.    more >


BJP leader Padmanabh Acharya felicitated
By Suresh Sathe

AN old swayamsevak and former All India President of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad Shri Padmanabh Acharya was felicitated in Mumbai recently on his 75th birthday. more >

Readers? Forum

Irrefutable evidences about river Saraswati:

May I take this opportunity to unravel the recently revealed data on Saraswati and its findings in Haryana? Kindly publish it at an appropriate place for the public to know through your newspaper that the findings on..    more >

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