In 2006, verdict 1993
Why has there been such a long delay in pronouncing judgment on the 1993 Mumbai blasts case? (Big Day in ?93 Mumbai blasts case, September 14).Updated: Sep 15, 2006 05:30 IST
Why has there been such a long delay in pronouncing judgment on the 1993 Mumbai blasts case? (Big Day in ’93 Mumbai blasts case, September 14). Many people affected by the blasts have died during this period. If the judiciary was efficient, the terrorists would have been punished by now. Our reaction to the Kandahar hijacking may not have been so meek either. The judiciary should attempt to decide cases of national importance speedily.
The MCD is busy sealing residential premises used for commercial purposes without paying any heed to the problems this is creating for professionals. But, at the same time, no action is being taken against ministers and bureaucrats using their residences for official work.
Ties with Pakistan
Pervez Musharraf’s statement that a Kashmir resolution is key to improving ties is a repetition of what he has been saying all along. Pakistan should understand that the Kashmir dispute cannot be resolved until it stops cross-border terrorism, disbands terrorist camps and punishes those involved in acts of terrorism. Pakistan must realise that bilateral problems are best resolved in an atmosphere of peace and cordiality.
HRD Minister Arjun Singh has been triggering one controversy after another just to be in the limelight (I did not fix Vande date, says Arjun, September 12). First, it was the OBC quota issue and then, the national song. The country is not blind to his motives.
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First Published: Sep 15, 2006 05:30 IST