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Inhuman aggression of the mobs in Kashmir

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | Vilas Pundle | Panvel

This refers to the editorial, “The dance of hatred” (June 26). The constant inflammatory speeches and statements of the separatists of Kashmir have kept their audience in a constantly aggressive mode. To give vent to their anger through shocking behaviour, any small insignificant reason is enough. The case in point...

Hate display

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | NR Ramachandran | Chennai

Sir — This refers to the editorial, “The dance of hatred” (June 26). The killing of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mohammad Ayub Pandith, just outside a mosque in Kashmir was pathetic. It was barbaric, to say the least. For how long are we going to tolerate this kind of violence?...

Mind change

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | NS Rajan | Bengaluru

Sir— This refers to the editorial, “Now, a symbolic contest” (June 24). The Congress, leading the Opposition brigade in this exercise, has mentioned ‘ideological reasons’, ‘Scheduled Caste candidate’ etc to justify its choice on who is now the United Progressive Alliance’s official nominee. Until only the other day, before the National...

GST implication

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | M Kumar | Via email

Sir — This refers to the editorial, “No stopping GST now” (June 22). The various taxes are combined into one, which is a good measure but its compliance is not an easy task. It is too complex as it will require much more time, even more than presently required, for...

Correction

Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017 | Pioneer

The article titled, “Sickle cell crisis, formidable issue” (The Pioneer, June 25) was wrongly attributed to Anil Handoo as the writer. The author of the article is Dharma Choudhary.

Opposition’s presidential choice, a curveball

Monday, 26 Jun 2017 | Madhu Agrawal | Delhi

This refers to the editorial, “Now, a symbolic contest” (June 24). By selecting Meira Kumar as its nominee for the post of President, the Congress has countered the BJP with a dual-edged reservation card of its candidate having distinction of two categories of reservation. First, a Scheduled Caste and second,...

Political game

Monday, 26 Jun 2017 | S Vasudevan | Secunderabad

Sir — This refers to the editorial, “Now, a symbolic contest” (June 24). Ending any possible row about castes in the race to Raisina Hill, the Congress and its allies have chosen to field Meira Kumar, a Scheduled Caste member, against the BJP candidate from the same category, Ram...

Presidential feud

Monday, 26 Jun 2017 | MC Joshi | Lucknow

Sir — This refers to the editorial, “Now, a symbolic contest” (June 24). With due regard to Meira Kumar, the fact is that much of what she is today is due to her being the daughter of late Jagjivan Ram. Ram Nath Kovind has no such background and he...

Petrol theft

Monday, 26 Jun 2017 | Arpita Pathak | Panvel

Sir — It has come to the light that theft of petrol is happening by installing a microchip, in many petrol pumps. We have been hearing this repeatedly for the past two months. Yet, we do not see any step taken anywhere in the country to tackle the problem. Not...

Huge case backlogs are a major concern for all

Saturday, 24 Jun 2017 | KV Seetharamaiah | Hassan

This refers to the editorial, “Overriding litigations” (June 23). The pendency of cases will only go up and the question of cases coming down in number cannot be expected even in dreams. The Government should act responsibly by not adding to the fleet of litigations in courts. It is not...

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Police conducts mapping of incidents to bust snatching gangs

27 Jun 2017 | MUKESH RANJANA | Ranchi

Baffled with regular incidents of chain, wallet and mobile snatching in the State Capital, Ranchi police will now work on a multi-pronged strategy after conducting thorough mapping of the areas, targets, timing, modus operandi etc. of the incidents taking place in the recent days and ensure that the culprits are caught immediately after committing the crime...

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