Backed by a large parliamentary constituency and allied with the ruling Congress party, Banerjee's Trinamool is well placed to win the 2011 state assembly elections if she can continue along her current path of self-restraint and avoid making any mistakes along the way. »
The Indians are reportedly leading an aggressive General Assembly (GA) effort by the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to advocate for a GA resolution that would demand the Security Council recommend more than one candidate to be the next Secretary-General. »
Secretary Paulson asked for Bhattacharjee's views on the WTO's Doha round of negotiations. The CM responded that trade was important but that India and the developing countries needed "a level playing field."
Mauritian newspapers have been filled with speculation over a report in The Times of India on November 25, 2006 that negotiations have been initiated between the governments of India and Mauritius for the latter to cede Agalega islands to India. »
Dow is dispirited by this move, and blames continued local political problems and corruption for the problems. Protest leaders say that Dow needs to answer the villagers concerns, and hope the conflict can be resolved peacefully.
The next step, in India's view, must be to get the SLA and LTTE back to the bargaining table with the Co-Chairs in Brussels, and for the SLA to move forward quickly with a political package to offer the LTTE. »
Newspapers stated that the US decision was prompted by Congressional skepticism of the UN system and claimed that ""anti-India"" interests in the US had highlighted India's frequent opposition to US positions in the UN to lobby against support for the G-4. »
The continued police round-ups in Pakistan of persons even tangentially connected to the Mumbai attacks have generated much puzzlement about the country's sweeping ability to use preventive detention remedies.
After uncovering a series of fraudulent visa cases and unqualified applicants directly supported by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Mission India has removed the IACC from its visa facilitation Business Executive Program. »
The two main objectives of the trip were outreach on counter radicalization efforts and support for the Government of Pakistan's (GOP) ownership in the fight against extremism and restoration of economic stability.
Despite significant USG and company efforts (by both Dow and McDermott), including a number of high-level interventions by the Ambassador and visiting Cabinet officials, these cases have lingered without positive GOI action. »
In several meetings with business leaders, everyone touted the commercial climate in Gujarat but did not mention the 2002 riots until the CG brought up the issue. Gujarat had returned to normal, the CG heard.
In a previous conversation in New Delhi with PDAS Camp, Kumar suggested involving southeast Asian statek such as Thailand and Malaysia to restrict LTTE arms flows, and therefore was pleased at the proposed composition of the weapons procurement contact group. »
According to a local Indian diplomat, his government remains hopeful, despite the April 25 assassination attempt on Army Chief Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka, that the Government of Sri Lanka (GSL) can engage the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in a second round of talks.
Pakistan, Montemayor stated, remains a nation of grave concern, both in regard to the plight of its one million Catholics, which the Vatican considers oppressed, and in terms of its overall stability