The DGCA must ensure that the Kingfisher crisis is not repeated
This refers to the editorial Kingfisher in limbo (Our Take, October 22). The suspension of the flying licence of the beleaguered Kingfisher Airlines by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is a move in the right direction. With the airline failing to come up with a viable plan for its financial and operational revival and resolve the impasse with its employees over payment of their salary dues, its revival is unlikely. Besides ensuring that a redressal mechanism is in place for the employees of the ailing airline, the DGCA must look into plans that will ensure that the Kingfisher crisis does not repeat itself, given that the aviation sector is making losses.
Arvind Kumar, Delhi
Mudslinging won't help anyone
The editorial Move beyond the theatrics (Our Take, October 19) is right in saying that the slugfest between anti-graft activists and netas is obscuring all other issues. Arvind Kejriwal with his name-and-shame brand of politics and politicians using press conferences and television interviews to clear their names over corruption charges have reduced politics to a farce. It's undeniable that we need to weed out the corruption that plagues our everyday life but mudslinging matches will not serve any purpose. Instead of fighting to grab eyeballs, Kejriwal and our politicians must seek legal recourse.
Kamala Kumari, via email
It's not an apt comparison
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh's comment that Arvind Kejriwal is "a self-serving ambitious megalomaniac" with a "streak of Hitler" was uncalled for (Kejriwal has a streak of Hitler in him: Digvijaya, October 20). First, there are no parallels between Kejriwal and Hitler. Second, political criticism cannot be fought with cynicism. Singh must come up with valid arguments to counter the corruption charges levelled against his party men.
Rakesh Kumar, via email
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