This refers to the report China doesn’t clear intrusion air, India doesn’t ask for it (May 10). The recent India-China standoff over the Chinese intrusion at Daulat Beg Oldi in Ladakh seems to have been temporarily resolved.
Like a persistent rash (Chanakya, May 5) rightly points out that a complete failure of our policies, both at the domestic as well as foreign level, and the faulty handling of Pakistan, have resulted in the death of Sarabjit Singh and Sanaullah Haq.
With reference to the article Man Utd legend Fergie to retire at end of season (May 9), it would only be fair to say that Sir Alex Ferguson was committed to the cause of Manchester United with such passion and favour.
Let the jingoistic hysteria notderail the India-Pakistan talks
Sanjay Srivastava's article An alternative universe (May 6) about legendary singer Shamshad Begum lacks in-depth knowledge about the singer. Shamshad was the first nightingale of film music.
I disagree with the views Ramachandra Guha has expressed in his article Degrees of desperation (May 6). Delhi University's plan to introduce a four-year bachelor's degree programme is a step in the right direction.
Rajdeep Sardesai in his article Silence as a curse (Beyond The Bite, May 3) is right in inferring that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's silence is akin to a ghost that returns to haunt him repeatedly.
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.