Bad Pals

A senior Gujarat police officer, lodged in the Sabarmati Jail after being accused in a fake encounter case, has expressed apprehension that the Gujarat police will eliminate him.

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A senior Gujarat police officer, lodged in the Sabarmati Jail after being accused in a fake encounter case, has expressed apprehension that the Gujarat police will eliminate him.
         –  News Item
Cop fearing cops, bad pals indeed!

 

 They [the terrorists] had no reason to kill Karkare (Maharashtra ATS chief). Whether he was a victim of terrorism or terrorism plus something, I do not know.
                  – Minister A.R. Antulay
Antulay, who resigned from his minister -ship, is a victim of crass communalism.
 No bowler in Congress is capable of bowling out BJP. The possibility is only of a hit-wicket like it happened in some states in the Assembly polls.
               – L.K. Advani, BJP leader
He means his people hit their own wickets. They might have considered this to be safer than being bold out outright.
The clerics in Deoband should offer a fatwa against suicide bombing and killings of Muslims in Pakistan and even in India.
           – Abdullah Hussain Haroon, UN ambassador of Pakistan
       
Are they deficient of any fatwa-spinning institution in their own land?
US president announced $13.4 billion in emergency loans to bail out auto industry giants like General Motors.
                –  News Item
Instead of repairing the road (the system) all efforts are to facelift the vehicle. But the road ahead is fraught with dangers.
Anybody (whether state or non-state actor) from my soil is my responsibility.
          – Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistani president
The whole episode speaks of bad acting. The coinage of the term non-state actors was unmindful.
Pakistan at this time is presenting a picture of a failed state.
                – Nawaz Sharif, former prime minister of Pakistan
Its leaders and their extra territorial allegiances failed it.
University, college teachers pay revised.
     – News Item
Hope it does not culminate into upward revision of the students’ fees.
Half of Britons have immigrant ancestors.
                   –  News Item
Are they half-Britons-half-humans?