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Let CBI Probe

Suicide is never a straight forward matter and the death of police constable Chandru Gawas is proving to be just that.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Grading System for Eateries
THE FDA director has called upon the general public “to ensure that they patronise only those food joints that maintain hygienic conditions and sanitation” (NT, June 29).

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Anti-Corruption: Lokpal is not Enough

BY PRAFUL BIDWAI

THE Indian government’s first-ever effort to accommodate civil society concerns on corruption has ended. This was a roller-coaster ride for the government-civil society Joint Drafting Committee on the Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill. It left both sides badly injured.

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Feasibility of A Tiger Reserve

LETTER from the Union Minister of Environment and Forest, Mr Jairam Ramesh to the Chief Minister, Mr Digambar Kamat urging him to submit a proposal to declare the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary as a tiger reserve, must have jolted the state government, which has always held that tigers are not resident in the state and visitors.

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This is not Cricket

THE reaction of the Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar to a decision by the International Cricket Council to ban runners for injured batsmen in one-day matches needs to be taken seriously.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Unsafe for Motorists

THE Goa Velha bypass road that links the state capital to the South Goa district has been a boon to travellers as it has eased the traffic congestion on the highway.

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Corruption: Fallout of Emergency

BY KULDIP NAYAR

NOW do you relate the Emergency imposed some 36 years ago this week to the new generation? I have been asked this question many a time. The Congress government will not talk about it as long as the Indira Gandhi-Sonia Gandhi dynasty, the guilty, is in power.

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Busting Drug Rackets

THE state’s new Director General of Police, Dr Aditya Arya has refused to accept the media version of the drug problem or threat that afflicts the state. He has even rejected the media account of the drug-police nexus.

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The First Step

SIXTEEN days after the Mid-day journalist, Jyotirmoy Dey was killed in broad daylight by a motorcycle-borne gang, the Mumbai police have cracked the case with the arrest of seven men, including Rohit Thangappan who organised the hit.

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Crimes against Women

IT is incredible how a casual statement by a police officer in Toronto, Canada who said, "If women didn’t want to be victimised, they should avoid dressing like sluts," has kicked off a world-wide protest movement by way of ‘Slut Walks’ being organised at several places across the globe.

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