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The Personality of an Indian City

 Our taxis have been obstructed from plying in Haryana, some of them have also been impounded on Finnish grounds." A very grave charge indeed which, despite the Chief Minister's denial and other explanations, needs to be inquired into by an impartial authority. Finally, it would be interesting to know if any of the parties involved in these controversies has approached the Press Council for its opinion. That neither the Delhi Corporation nor the Haryana Government had thought of doing so is obvious enough. Surely it would have been best if the Delhi Corporation, for example, had approached the Press Council before taking a unilateral decision of its own, especially as it had some kind of a case to argue. What of the newspapers themselves? It would seem to be in the best interest of Press fredom if controversies of this nature are remitted to the Press Council so that it may be helped to evolve a suitable code acceptable to all parties.

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