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Opinion  /  Published 21.04.19

Coffee is a survival issue – quite literally

Sir — Switzerland might soon lose its tag of being heaven on earth. The country has announced plans to abolish its emergency stockpile of coffee — a measure taken between the two World Wars — as...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 19.04.19

A dark shadow on investigative journalism

Sir — Power corrupts, unrestricted power even more so. Even though our democracies theoretically have checks and balances to keep the powerful restrained, it is a long-accepted truth that government...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.20

Long silence

Sir — The entire country was overcome by shock and grief when 40 jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force lost their lives last year in Kashmir’s Pulwama in a terrorist attack (“Pulwama haze i...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 16.04.19

The falling standards of umpiring

Sir — The quality of umpiring in international cricket has become a matter of grave concern now. In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, there have already been a couple of instances of...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.20

Legal puzzles

Sir — A recent judgment by the Supreme Court which held that there is “no fundamental right which inheres in an individual to claim reservation in promotions” is unfair to people belonging to th...
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Opinion  /  Published 17.05.20

Losing an icon

Sir — It was heartbreaking to read about the demise of Little Richard — a pioneer of rock and roll and an influencer of generations of musicians — from bone cancer at the age of 87. Not only was...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.20

Gone to waste

Sir — Robert Pattinson has broken the internet again; this time by cooking a pasta dish that sounds too revolting for words. Who combines “any sauce” with cheese, sugar and pasta? Yet, no one ca...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.20

Better treatment

Sir — This year, International Nurses Day — it was observed on May 12 — was of special significance on account of the brave and relentless battle that nurses, as part of the medical fraternity, ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.19

The ban on e-cigarettes is a welcome move

Sir — The Central government did well to ban the sale and production of e-cigarettes (“E-cigarette production & sale banned, not use”, Sept 19). Smokers often have the wrong perception that ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.19

Sedition law must be toned down, if not scrapped

Sir — A recent valedictory address by the Supreme Court judge, Deepak Gupta, could be an important lesson to the Bharatiya Janata Party government, which seems to think that its latest electoral vic...
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