The prime minister's offer is being seen as a pre-emptive concession before the visits from US emissaries and the pressure to de-escalate.
VHP targeted and killed my father-in-law, the former M.P. Ahsan Jafri, but our family does not blame the entire Hindu society for killing their loved one. We know that a few bad elements do not represent the entire society.
Bush and Blair, who made so much of their "leadership" when there was a war to be fought, are nowhere to be seen when peace is needed.
And Yet A World-Class Fast Bowler ...Indeed, Srinath can justly claim to have smashed a fourth, even bigger stereotype: that small-towners who do not don sun cream and goggles are inferior to their urban counterparts.
'Do It Now' is hardly a variation of the Nike exhortation for the West Bengal chief minister, who speaks on the controversies surrounding him in the first year of his tenure.
But adds the state department: 'we are not prepared to say that we have seen the cessation that we are all looking for and that President Musharraf has promised.'
Full text of the article, excerpts
from which were broadcast on Radio 4's Today program on June 1 in the
UK; text courtesy, Dissident Voice