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Sorry isn’t enough

February 4, 2014 2:29:44 am

I beg to differ with the writer that the courage to admit culpability helps in getting closure for tragedies.

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Primary issue

February 3, 2014 5:06:56 am

Congress party’s resolve to field candidates with proven track records in forthcoming general elections assumes greater significance against backdrop of corruption in politics.

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Letters to the editor: Meaningless probe

February 1, 2014 12:12:41 am

What is Arvind Kejriwal trying to prove by asking for a special investigation team probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots? Three decades on, an SIT probe would be meaningless. Several suspects and witnesses are long dead. Besides, what evidence could the SIT hope to gather after so many years? How much faith would victims have […]

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Civil society

January 31, 2014 4:15:35 am

* This refers to ‘Bending towards justice’ by Upendra Baxi (IE, January 30). The Supreme Court’s landmark decision is laudable and thought provoking. The wait that people on death row have to endure is excruciating in itself and enough to exhaust them physically and mentally. The death penalty is not only primitive but also glorifies […]

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A feudal court

January 30, 2014 2:29:13 am

Decision of Congress party to nominate Digvijaya Singh, Kumari Selja, Sanjay Singh and Madhusudan Mistry to the Rajya Sabha exposes its two-facedness.

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The little prince

January 29, 2014 2:40:08 am

If the young leader was sincere and serious, by now he would have introduced elections for his and his mother’s posts.

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No elder statesman

January 28, 2014 12:18:11 am

The Republic Day speech made by President Pranab Mukherjee was of an overwhelmingly political colour.

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Withdrawal signs

January 27, 2014 1:21:56 am

The RBI’s directive to withdraw, by March 31, all currency notes printed before 2005 is welcome.

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Letters to the Editor: Theatre of the absurd

January 25, 2014 12:27:19 am

“I agree that Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti must step aside pending the probe into his midnight law-enforcement activities.”

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Theatre of the absurd

January 24, 2014 2:22:44 am

I agree that Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti must step aside pending the probe into his midnight law-enforcement activities, which were thoroughly disgraceful besides being illegal.

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Belling the cat

January 22, 2014 11:55:21 pm

The MGNREGA has proved to be a good tool for providing employment in rural areas.

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Dharna drama

January 22, 2014 1:38:12 am

It seems that Kejriwal feels more comfortable agitating than governing.

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Leftwards

January 21, 2014 3:23:14 am

anmohan Singh is not a great theorist but he has vast experience in the application of theory.

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Textbook cases

January 20, 2014 4:57:21 am

The major reason for the continuing decline in learning outcomes is the non-detention policy that is followed till Class VIII.

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Letters to the editor: Equally effective

January 18, 2014 3:13:31 am

Apropos of the editorial ‘Opportunity lost’ (IE, January 14), constituting an Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) will not only displace other group-specific commissions but also mean that its duties and functions will overlap with theirs.

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Legal folly

January 17, 2014 3:37:23 am

The author has pointed out that the lokpal bill lacks clarity and precision.

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Retail therapy

January 16, 2014 2:54:57 am

It is unfortunate that the Aam Aadmi Party government has lost sight of the job opportunities created through FDI in multibrand retail in the country.

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Letters to the editor: Equally effective

January 15, 2014 12:38:55 am

Equally effective Apropos of the editorial ‘Opportunity lost’ (IE, January 14), constituting an Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) will not only displace other group-specific commissions but also also mean that its duties and functions will overlap with theirs. So instead of constituting an EOC, the minority affairs ministry should consolidate the National Commission for Minorities (NCM). […]

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Letters to the editor: Edge of diplomacy

January 14, 2014 4:50:44 am

The Devyani Khobragade episode has proved that India does not figure on President Barack Obama’s world map (‘Devyani Khobragade barred entry into US’, IE, January 12).

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Letters to the editor

January 13, 2014 12:11:47 am

This refers to ‘Curtains on Saifai event as stars praise CM, Mulayam’ (IE, January 10).

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Letters to the editor: Not again

January 10, 2014 1:43:34 am

It’s really tragic that yet another train has caught fire so soon after the Bangalore-Nanded Express burst.

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Letters to the Editor

January 9, 2014 7:53:30 pm

The AAP was able to form government in Delhi thanks to its anti-corruption election plank.

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Out of court

January 7, 2014 1:29:03 pm

This refers to the editorial ‘Pre-marital sex immoral, no religion permits it, says fast-track court judge’ (IE, January 6)

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Taking off

January 7, 2014 1:22:48 pm

This refers to ‘ISRO launches GSLV-D5, puts India in cryogenic club’ (IE, January 6).

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Dividends and curses

January 7, 2014 1:23:56 pm

This refers to the editorial ‘The missing agenda’ (IE, January 6).

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