India’s 61 st Independence Day Celebrations (Aug. 15, 2007)

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh arriving at Red Fort to address the Nation from the rampart of the fort on the occasion of 61st Independence Day in Delhi on August 15, 2007 The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressing the Nation on the occasion of 61st Independence Day from […]

Left, BJP, UNPA protest Indo-US N-deal in Parliament

NEW DELHI: The Indo-U.S. civil nuclear deal issue disrupted proceedings in the Lok Sabha on Monday, but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made his statement in the afternoon amid vociferous protests by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the United National Progressive Alliance (UNPA). Later, in the Rajya Sabha, he chose […]

Dependence Day – By M. J. Akbar

By M.J. Akbar In July Mrs Sonia Gandhi took charge of an election that had suddenly become difficult, thanks to a candidate of her own choosing. Her nominee for President was a last-minute surprise with a dreary record and a dubious approach to public finance. And yet, within days, she […]

Majority in India wants N-deal with US trashed: Seema Mustafa

By Seema Mustafa Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said that the 123 Agreement will not be re-negotiated. And this is expected to convince the people of India that he is a strong Prime Minister, a man of convictions, a person who does not let down those he has given a […]

South Asian garment labor exploited in Mauritius:The Sunday Times

By Vijay Dutt (London) INDIAN, SRI Lankan and Bangladeshi workers are badly exploited in Mauritius based factories which supply garments to the shops owned by Sir Philip Green, a report in The Sunday Times has alleged. Sir Philip, rated the seventh richest man in the United Kingdom by the Times […]