Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

For shame: world food wastage

Sir — The revelations of Richard Swannell, the development director of the Waste and Resources Action programme — he said that if all the wasted food in the world were packed into 40-tonne...
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Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Strange question: SC asks rapist to marry victim

Sir — The Supreme Court recently raised a question in the context of a case: should brutality in sexual intercourse on the part of the husband be tantamount to rape (“CJI marital rape quer...
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Opinion  /  Published 02.03.21

Long waited: Nirav Modi to be extradited

Sir — I was glad to read that the jeweller, Nirav Modi, who is wanted for fraud and money laundering in the Rs 14,000 crore Punjab National Bank financial scam, will be extradited to India (&ldq...
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Opinion  /  Published 01.03.21

Dry future: ‘Perseverance’, the Mars rover

Sir — Only time and ‘Perseverance’ — the Mars rover — can answer if there is life on Mars. It is hard to imagine the effect on the human imagination if we learn that life...
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Opinion  /  Published 28.02.21

Big bully

Sir — It was wonderful to read the interesting article, “Bengal’s magpies” (Feb 25), by Uddalak Mukherjee. It reminded me of a novel written by the renowned Bengali author, Nar...
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Opinion  /  Published 26.02.21

Right call: Court smashes Disha Ravi case, grants bail

Sir — The scathing observations of the judge, Dharmender Rana, while granting bail to the 22-year-old climate activist, Disha Ravi, arrested by the Delhi police in connection with the toolkit ca...
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Opinion  /  Published 25.02.21

Lessons to learn: Texas snow storm

Sir — The unprecedented snow storm which hit Texas earlier this month continues to wreak havoc in the lives of millions. While electricity has been mostly restored — much of the power grid...
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Opinion  /  Published 23.02.21

Easier path: Arjun Tendulkar’s IPL selection

Sir — The selection of Sachin Tendulkar’s son, Arjun, by the Mumbai Indians at the Indian Premier League auctions has, once again, sparked debates surrounding privilege and nepotism. While...
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Opinion  /  Published 21.02.21

Historic verdict: Priya Ramani acquitted

Sir — A Delhi court’s acquittal of the journalist, Priya Ramani, in the criminal defamation complaint filed by the editor-turned-politician, M.J. Akbar, will embolden survivors of sexual h...
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Opinion  /  Published 20.02.21

Shining examples: Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka

Sir — The thrill of watching the tennis legend, Serena Williams, and the immensely talented player, Naomi Osaka, play against each other on the tennis court is unparalleled. It was mesmerizing t...
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