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Why the Financial Sector Needs a Single Regulator

Why the Financial Sector Needs a Single Regulator S SUBRAMANYAN This piece is in response to the article by R H Patil (EPW, p 4255, November 10, 2001) on this subject. It is a comprehensive and interesting article. The issue of establishing an appropriate regulatory mechanism for India

Accident at Kadalundi

The Kadalundi rail tragedy has once again focused on the railways and its inadequate safety measures as well as on its lopsided development priorities. As recommendations by successive railway committees and inquiry commissions remain in abeyance, it is time for the implementation of more stringent laws that would ensure that corporate houses and organisations guilty of unsafe practices were brought to book.

'Bungle in the Jungle'

I have read with concern the article by Vinod Vyasulu (August 5). Starting with the Rajkumar's kidnapping, he has raised a host of issues. The failure of the successive governments of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to nab Veerappan all these years is being camouflaged. The demoralisation of their police...

Dead Issue

This is with reference to the letter of Venkatesh Chakravarthy (July 22) in response to mine (May 27). The discourse in history given by Chakravarthy has no relevance to Indians (Tamils included) at this distance of time. Unlike the temples in the north, south Indian temples' rituals are unique,...

BJP in Tamil Nadu

The article 'Tamil-Friendly Hindutva' by M S S Pandian (May 27) is an anti-BJP tirade. Yet I would like to offer a few comments. If the "appeal of anti-caste, anti-Hindu, anti-Hindi Tamilness is declining" it is not to be lamented. In my schooldays at Mayavaram in the late 1940s, our street walls...
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