This refers to Rajesh Mahapatra and Avijit Ghosal’s article Wine, women and a cheat fund (The Big Story, April 28). One wonders why no action was taken against the Saradha Group despite the fact that the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) had started a probe against it in April 2010.
With reference to the editorial No more time to squander (Our Take, May 2), it's appalling that the ongoing budget session is likely to witness a complete washout in the event of a logjam over various issues.
Grains rotting everywhere, but for Indians, there isn’t a bite to eat
Samajwadi Party minister Azam Khan’s displeasure at being frisked at the Boston’s Logan International Airport seems quite misplaced. It is ludicrous to suggest that this was a conspiracy hatched by external affairs minister Salman Khurshid.
Indrajit Hazra in Kolkata kills Bengal (April 29) rightly points out that the Trinamool Congress has betrayed the people of West Bengal, not just its capital.
Time and again, there are instances — the latest being that it was made to share the Coalgate report with the PMO and law minister Ashwani Kumar — that suggest that the agency’s autonomy of investigation has been seriously compromised.
More and more stringent laws are being enacted but crimes against women are on the rise. If mindless sex determination tests are not stopped, the situation will worsen. A society that aspires to have more men will never have respect for the worth of the girl child and will continue to treat her badly.
Nitish Kumar has been the chief minister of Bihar for the last eight years and by asking for grants in the name of backwardness, he is highlighting his own failure to do anything on the development front.
Jayadeva Ranade in Looking but not seeing (April 26) rightly points out that the State’s security apparatus, which should first be employed to protect citizens, is used mainly to protect a small group of questionable importance.
Anuja Chauhan in The kids aren’t all right (April 23) rightly states that Indian society is fast getting trapped in a moral, material and spiritual crisis. The youth of our country can perhaps be forgiven because they don’t know better, but this ignorance cannot be used to substantiate a cultural inability to introspect.
With reference to the editorial Finally gaining ground (April 23), it’s heartening that a consensus has been built on the much-awaited land acquisition bill, which aims at compensating farmers fairly.
The recent collapse of the Saradha Group chit fund company in West Bengal is a matter of shame for a nation that claims to be marching towards inclusive economic growth.
Only the certainty and severity of punishment can deter rapists.
Our lawmakers must stop using tragedies to score political points.
With reference to Sanchita Sharma's article Precocious puberty (The Big Story, April 14), early puberty among boys and girls is a cause for grave concern.