- How long does it take to discuss a deal involving nuclear technology? Apparently for US President Bush and External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee just a little longer than an episode of Khanna Khazana.
- Protests against Utkal Alumina International Limited’s attempt to open a new plant show no signs of abating any time soon. In a related story, the central government is criticized by Chief Ministers for ignoring their opinions with regard to national mineral policy.
- RBI proposes to provide a mandatory last chance for debtors to repay before foreclosures.
- China expresses shock over India’s public statements regarding Tibet
- Puducherry’s goal for 100% literacy only one part of their ambitious development plan
- India has slipped to 113 from 87, falling behind Iran, in the UN e-Governance rankings
- Rahul Gandhi encourages youth to become more politically active
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