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  • December 04, 2016, Sunday

    Letters: Hard times

    The credit for this unsavoury development goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his decision of demonetising Rs 500 and Rs ...

  • December 04, 2016, Sunday

    Letters: Not noteworthy

    Narendra Modi has been toying with some out-of-the-box ideas and is trying out various schemes

  • December 01, 2016, Thursday

    Letters: Demand and supply gap

    There are reports that people are not able to draw even their salaries from their respective accounts

  • December 01, 2016, Thursday

    Letters: Is all well, really?

    The SAR level is fine as long as the cell phone is kept some distance away from the body

  • November 30, 2016, Wednesday

    Letter: Read the public mind

    The lesson to be learnt from electoral politics is to read the mind of the public correctly and adapt one's strategy

  • November 30, 2016, Wednesday

    Letter: Polls not a deterrent

    However, power across the board in the absence of public feedback has a corrupting influence

  • November 30, 2016, Wednesday

    Letters: Laughing matter

    The survey on demonetisation is turning the country into a laughing matter

  • November 29, 2016, Tuesday

    Chinese whispers: Bureaucrat's karma

    Anil Swarup said transfer, like death, was inevitable for a civil servant until he obtained "nirvana" by way of superannuation

  • November 29, 2016, Tuesday

    Letters: Unwarranted favour

    Setting a rate of tax that is lower than the 60% imposed in the Income Declaration Scheme of 2015 is self-defeating

  • November 29, 2016, Tuesday

    Letters: CRR blues

    The surge in bank deposits post demonetisation is about Rs 4.5 lakh crore to Rs 5 lakh crore

  • November 28, 2016, Monday

    Letter: Black money disclosure

    Those with black money who disclose the sums may be liable to pay 50 per cent income tax

  • November 28, 2016, Monday

    Letter: Unfair tax exemption

    The government knows it. The Comptroller and Auditor General has castigated it several times

  • November 27, 2016, Sunday

    Respect autonomy

    Nalanda University Chancellor George Yeo has resigned, citing government interference

  • November 27, 2016, Sunday

    Letter: What lies beneath

    The institution of Lokpal is supposed to deal with corruption

  • November 27, 2016, Sunday

    Letters: Cash is not illegal

    Cash currency is legal tender and people's trust in it is critical

  • November 24, 2016, Thursday

    Letters: Unfortunate reality

    Syed Muhammad Saadulla did express his views on the objection raised against simultaneous elections - "the bogey of expenditure"

  • November 24, 2016, Thursday

    Letters: What lies ahead

    Why isn't the government talking about monitoring of the deposits made or to be made by these inspectors also?

  • November 23, 2016, Wednesday

    Letters: Political economics

    Modi also has the unique advantage of stirring people's aspirations to good effect by bonding them with emotional content

  • November 23, 2016, Wednesday

    Letters: Did somebody know?

    Were there people who knew about demonetisation earlier and did they take advantage of the knowledge and cash in on it?

  • November 23, 2016, Wednesday

    Letters: Unending wait

    After demonetisation, rules for withdrawals are changed daily; there is no consistency in the government's stand

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