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Letter to the Editor: Different conflicts

The Tamil issue was an ethnic crisis caused by majority oppression. But the Kashmir issue has been about separatism right from its inception.

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Letter to the Editor: Party in crisis

The party is losing gradually losing ground and it will not be long before the voters teaches it another lesson.

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Letter to the Editor: Debating ties

Pakistan has fooled India a dozen times, always to find India back at the negotiating table.

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Letter to the Editor: Chinese intentions

New Delhi must now build coalitions of economic significance.

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Letter to the Editor: Selective concerns

The para military organisations are responsible for internal security and counter insurgence activities. Then why do we drag the army into a role it is not trained for?

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Letter to the Editor: Aadhaar Talk

Aadhaar has also brought huge savings for the government, increased transparency and made direct cash transfers easier.

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Letter to the Editor: Wrong Priority

The writer appears less concerned about the situation in Kashmir and more about “restoring” the primacy of the armed forces.

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Letter to the Editor: Check Populism

Aren’t populist politics a fraud on the voter’s mandate?

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Letter to the Editor: Review Ban

Banning liquor has led to an increase in drug consumption in Bihar. The state government should review its policy immediately.

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Letter to the Editor: Just A Quick-Fix

Loan waiver also makes banks wary of granting loans to farmers. This, in turn, pushes farmers to take loans from moneylenders.

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Letter to the Editor: Cricket Carnival

The IPL has resurrected flagging careers and unearthed hidden talent. The IPL has been a game changer, both for TV and cricket.

View From The Right: Pinarayi in Crosshairs

His regime has seen “a series of political murders or violence” across the state.

Letters to the Editor: Many Truths

The idea of absolute truth is consistent with plurality of faiths and conscience.

Letters to the Editor: Double Speak

The aim of research is to find solutions to social issues. But heated political discussions take students away from this goal.

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Letters to the Editor: Rarest of rare

The Indian judicial system observes leniency and avoids death penalty except in cases of extremely gross and intolerable offences.

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Letters to the Editor: Poor Reasoning

The defeat of the Congress and NCP can be ascribed to lack of leadership, weak cadre, corruption and an adversarial relationship with the state government.

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Letters to the Editor: GDP Debate

Opposition parties, some economists and rating agencies question the GDP data. The reality of GDP growth will come out in the figures of the coming quarters.

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Letters to the Editor: Clean up act

Anonymity will act as a safeguard against a possible backlash by political parties post-polls. This scheme may even further state funding of elections in the near future.

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Letters to the Editor: Headline Barriers

The study is itself titled, “Languages are still a major barrier to global science.”

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Letters to the Editor: Political Will

Instead of blaming victims for their attire, politicians and police must ensure women’s safety and the judiciary should swiftly deal with crimes against women

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Letters to the Editor: Pools Help

Car pool lanes can reinforce the odd-even scheme to combat Delhi’s air pollution. It will not only save people money but will also save them time as CPLs will be given preference

Letters to the Editor: A Bad Name

The trend of glorifying political actors is nothing new, starting from schemes named after Gandhi and Nehru.

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Letters to the Editor: Elderly Wisdom

Those at the top must listen to the elder members of the BJP, who have warned against the party coming under the control of one or two leaders. The BJP has always prided itself on being a “party with a difference” and has often taken potshots at the Congress for having become the family concern of the Gandhis. […]

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Letters to the Editor: More self-goals

The statement of Haryana CM may provide yet another god-gifted opportunity to the united opposition to once again put the government in the dock.

Letters to the Editor: Look to Asia

As an aspiring world power, India cannot shrug off its responsibility to make its military establishment gender neutral.

Letters to the Editor

The German chancellor’s gesture of returning the 10th century Durga statue to India should move UK to return the Kohinoor diamond and Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s sword.

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Letters to the Editor: Avoidable Slip

With regard to the draft National Encryption Policy, the government’s decision to withdraw the poorly conceived draft in its entirety was the only face-saving course left.

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor, 31 August, 2015.

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Letters to the Editor: Blame Game

It was Narendra Modi who had equated the strength of the rupee to the prestige of the prime minister.

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Letters to the Editor: Plural India

The census data underscores the fact that the only community to grow at more than the usual rate was the Muslim community.

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Letters to the Editor: Caste opportunism

Distortions of the reservation policy caused the Patels to demand backward status.

Letters to the editor: Another Impasse

The separatists do not represent the people of Jammu and Kashmir, and have no locus standi other than as citizens of India residing in Kashmir.

Letters to the Editor: Reality Check

A hundred objections are bound to be raised by vested interests, including legal luminaries.

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Letters to the Editor: FTII Impasse

The 70-day FTII imbroglio has almost reached a point of no return (‘Midnight knock’, August 20).

Letter to the Editor: RIP, First Lady

In the passing away of India’s first lady, Suvra Mukherjee, we lost a noble woman.

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Letters to the Editor: Singled Out

The rejection of terror in the joint statement issued after talks between Narendra Modi and UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is a welcome development.