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With reference to your editorial, “Satyam, Sahara, SEBI” (July 24), the disgorgement orders pass... »

The defence FDI myth

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As a retired naval electrical officer I am surprised at your endorsement of 100 per cent... »

Shocking stand

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The Centre’s precarious position of not passing a resolution on the conflict between Isr... »

Catastrophe in Gaza

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As of now, there is no sign of a let-up in Israel’s blistering attack on Gaza. In fact,... »

Can we bank on them?

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RECENT LETTERS

Give farmers a leg up

This refers to the article, “Crumbs for the farmer” by Vishwanath Kulkarni (July 17). At present, farmers are desperately looking for assistance from the Government. They expect the Govern... »

Unfettered voice

In the passing of Nadine Gordimer the world has lost an iconic writer. She used her pen as a mighty weapon to inculcate a sense of humanity and humanistic ideals among readers. Even after the tran... »

Juggling numbers

Two years ago, the Consumer Price Index was 4592. Now it is around 5,500. The income tax exemption limit increase just covers the inflation amount. Not restoring standard deduction is an i... »

Calling for attention

This refers to the editorial, “Signalling realism”(July 9). Although the rail Budget contains certain desirable features, the rise in fare and freight announced earlier could have been put... »

Make shareholders pay

With reference to the article “CSR, a great idea” by Francis Kuriakose, instead of making companies spend 2 per cent of their net profits for CSR, the Government should tax the dividend in... »

FB is suspect

In connection with the news item “Facebook keen on e-governance services” (July 3), Facebook’s respect for user privacy has always been suspect, the latest being the controversial experime... »

Review the RBI

The Reserve Bank of India Act 1934 has completed 80 years. Although it has been amended from time to time taking into account the recommendations of many committees and commissions appoint... »

Gaseous formula

This refers to the editorial “Better bitter” (June 27) which discussed the revision in prices of domestically-produced gas. The price of gas in New York Mercantile Exchange is around $4. I... »

Rein in Rajapaksa

It is amazing that the media, government agencies and the Sinhalese population in Sri Lanka have remained silent about the atrocities committed on Muslims there. This must be taken note of worldwi... »

Control the carnage

The data on accidents (“The carnage on Indian roads”, June 23) is very disturbing. At the outset, the procedure for licences must be very strict, with no room for touts. India must be the... »

Dignify the post, please

Cautionary tale

Many solutions

Think out of the box

Encouraging signs

Go on, repeal it

Beyond borders

On their toes

Absurd pampering

Politicians are the most pampered lot in this nation. They enjoy more than the maharajas did, all at the cost of tax-payer. The latest example of this is the Karnataka government footing t... »

Trust the RBI

This refers to “Devious agenda to erode RBI’s autonomy” by S S Tarapore (July 14). The RBI should be independent with a clear mandate of protecting the currency. Price stability is the mai... »

Implementation’s the key

The Budget has shown an inclination to leave more money in the hands of the public for investment in financial assets and for consumption of goods and services. In his post-Budget intervie... »

Green signal

The Railway Budget rightly places emphasis on security, technology, quality of service, cleanliness, better food service, connectivity and modernity. The Railways could certainly do with m... »

Don’t feel bad, it’s all right

There’s nothing surprising about tennis star Maria Sharapova’s ignorance of Tendulkar. These people should realise that cricket is played by just some ten nations and the ICC is struggling... »

CJI’s critique

Chief Justice RM Lodha has criticised the Government’s rejection of Gopal Subramanium appointment in no uncertain terms. Subramanium’s nomination as a Supreme Court judge was unanimously recommend... »

Intruders are intruders

Why does Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa request the Prime Minister to release fishermen arrested for repeatedly violating the territorial waters of Sri Lanka? Such requests have been increa... »

Best for all

This is with reference to your editorial “Death by degrees” (June 26). The introduction of FYUP was politcally motivated. When more than 36 per cent Indians are working in NASA, and a simi... »

In good company

The amendment to the new Companies Act is required only to remove the anomalies and bring more clarity. India Inc’s claim that it is too stringent only highlights the attitude of companies... »

Ensure partnership

This refers to “How to clean up the PPP mess” by NK Kurup (June 20). Several PPP projects have been entangled in controversies. The Delhi Airport Express Line project is an example. Finall... »

Respect matters

Give LIC a break

Go on, ban it

Reprehensible act

Priority matters

No more bullying

Waive that tax


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