Opinion  /  Published 28.11.20

Game changer: Tarun Gogoi no more

Sir — It was saddening to read about the demise of the former chief minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi (“CM who made Assam ‘breathe’ after militancy”, Nov 24). Gogoi held off...
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Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Act fast: How can corrupt politicians run for office?

Sir — The newly sworn-in education minister of Bihar, Mewalal Choudhary, was forced to resign only hours after his appointment, owing to severe criticism regarding the pending cases against him....
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Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Timely decision: No Chhath Puja at Rabindra and Subhas Sarobar

Sir — The decision by the Supreme Court last Thursday to uphold the directives by the Calcutta High Court and the National Green Tribunal banning Chhath Puja rituals in Rabindra Sarobar and Subh...
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Opinion  /  Published 21.11.20

Cows first: Madhya Pradesh 'gau cabinet'

Sir — Sometimes one wonders whether the news one is reading is nothing more than a prank in poor taste; but then, if it involves the actions and decisions of the Bharatiya Janata Party, then it ...
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Opinion  /  Published 19.11.20

Be responsible: Elon Musk contracts Covid-19

Sir — The tech entrepreneur, Elon Musk, has recently stated that he “most likely” has a moderate case of Covid-19 but has been getting varying results from different labs. Musk had i...
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Opinion  /  Published 15.11.20

Taxing work: Deutsche Bank's proposal for ‘privilege tax’ for employees

Sir — It was encouraging to learn that villagers in Matiagacha stood guard around a 5 feet-long Russell’s viper for hours to protect it from people who wanted to kill it (“Villagers ...
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Opinion  /  Published 12.11.20

Barriers broken: Kamala Harris to become US vice-president

Sir — While the victory of the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, in the recently-concluded presidential elections in the United States of America was a relief — it means that Donald Trump s...
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Opinion  /  Published 11.11.20

Move forward: Joseph Biden set to assume US presidency

Sir — Joseph Biden is set to assume presidency at a time when the United States of America is encumbered by three simultaneous crises (“The rising”, Nov 9). A brutal second wave of t...
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Opinion  /  Published 10.11.20

Right and wrong: Arnab Goswami's arrest

Sir — The manner in which Arnab Goswami was arrested is shocking and condemnable (“Goswami arrested in suicide case”, Nov 5). Goswami is not above the law, but was due process follow...
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Opinion  /  Published 08.11.20

Foes turn friends

Sir — In the article, “Promises meant to be broken” (Nov 6), Anita Tagore has rightly pointed out that there is a need for electoral reforms to make political parties accountable for...
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