The Delhi High Court has reassured the people that justice may be delayed but not denied. Having convicted Santosh Kumar Singh in the Priyadarshini Mattoo rape-cum-murder case, the court should now take action against all the policemen responsible for the shoddy investigation due to which the accused was discharged earlier. Action is also warranted against the father of the accused, who abused his position as an IPS officer to help his son.
I do not know if Afzal Guru deserves to die, but one thing is certain — he does not deserve to become a martyr. At the very least, he should be put away in a high-security prison for life.
Former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, by issuing a statement demanding that Mohammad Afzal be freed, has insulted the Indian Constitution and judiciary. The relatives of the police personnel who died in the Parliament attack deserve justice. Were it not for these personnel, the likes of Abdullah would have perished in the attack.
This is not cricket
Apropos of the report Body tampering (October 17), it was a sad day for cricket lovers all over the world when after the match-fixing episode, the doping issue surfaced to sully the glorious game. If found guilty, strict action must be taken against the players.
Not only Delhi’s problem
Apropos of the report Entrance to nursery less testing now (October 18), irregularities in school admissions are not unique to Delhi. Our law-makers should formulate a law regulating school admissions system that could be applied all over India.
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