Three fringe communities in Mumbai remain excluded from the voters’ list. They cannot participate in the elections of the world’s largest democracy Gajanan Khergamker Mumbai
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Taliban capturing Swat. ‘Special Pakistani Forces’ of trained jihadis penetrating the LoC in Kashmir. America playing a double game. Is the Indian government at all serious about this apocalyptic threat? Sanjay Kapoor Hague / Delhi
Rumours about Taliban coming to India may not be all that innocuous. It could be part of a design by Pakistan-based outfits like Lashkar-e-Taiba to trigger fear psychosis in India Rakhi Chakrabarty Delhi
Seven-and-a-half years after the removal of the Taliban, the feeling is of a city increasingly under siege
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Indian policy towards Pakistan is like the Mughal emperor who just didn’t want to know what’s going to hit him Jawed Naqvi Delhi
The Taliban's continuous reneging from agreements made with the government may yet turn the tide against them and enable the military to move decisively against them, which it has so far been unable or unwilling to do. Beena Sarwar Karachi
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If only Modi would stop pretending to develop Gujarat and concentrate on developing good values instead
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Swiss banks are destabilising democracies by providing safe havens to big-moneyed tax evaders in poor countries that are forced to raise taxes to fund their development Sanjay Kapoor Berne (Switzerland)
Mayawati's formula for distribution of party tickets was.... Sanjay Kapoor Tirupati/Bangalore