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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Fact check

March 5, 2009 1:10:21 am

Tom Friedman’s column,‘Yes,They Could. So They Did.’ missed a key fact that would have given your readers an accurate picture of the US Mission to India’s solar energy use.

Million dollar question

March 4, 2009 12:17:08 am

The abject surrender of the Swat valley to the Taliban has pushed Pakistan into such chaos and anarchy that any hopes of a stable,democratic and developing Pakistan are now an unattainable dream….

Countdown begins

March 3, 2009 11:43:26 pm

The anti-incumbency factor appears to be less effective now than earlier,especially in assembly polls. But Central governments have changed every time of late,except once…..

Testing India

March 2, 2009 12:17:29 am

This refers to ‘Back to Lahore’ and ‘And,over in Dhaka’.

Prompt snub

February 28, 2009 12:14:56 am

I personally believe that Slumdog is an optimistic tale. Such optimism amid dire poverty is also an Indian reality. It’s not for nothing that the movie struck a popular chord…..

No excuses

February 27, 2009 2:35:23 am

Democratic processes and values must be adhered to by the elected representatives. They also ought to preserve the sanctity of the House……

More than a film

February 26, 2009 11:28:43 pm

The “muchness” of the SM bandwagon and Boyle mattered,as did the motley cast.

Unpleasant truths

February 25, 2009 1:02:29 am

The author’s points are valid nonetheless. Deb,for example,is right in saying that in his acceptance speech,Resul Pookutty shouldn’t have invoked “my country and my civilisation” as “India….

Two stories

February 24, 2009 11:35:35 pm

The world will take note of Dharavi now. Perhaps there’ll be a flow of money to improve the living conditions of Dharavi’s residents…..

The Swat syndrome

February 23, 2009 11:04:30 pm

This is of grave concern not only to Pakistan,but also to Afghanistan and India. Swat is the first area snatched by the Taliban….

Letter to the editor

February 21, 2009 2:06:25 am

Richard Holbrooke’s view on the Afghan-Pak cauldron is apt,especially from the US perspective. Rudyard Kipling’s “Great Game” just got more complicated with new actors.

Viva Chavez

February 20, 2009 10:47:39 pm

I was amazed to read your partisan views about present-day Venezuela and its popular and charismatic leader Hugo Chavez.