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Ladder point checking to be introduced at airports

With terror threat on the aviation sector looming large, Government has decided to introduce checking of passengers at ladder-points in all functional airports across the country and enhance the strength of sky marshals on more flights. These and other measures were reviewed at a meeting Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel had with airport operators, airlines and all concerned agencies. “The …

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Shooting scare at New Delhi airport

All the major airports across India have been turned in to fortresses following perceived threats. The jitters created a security scare at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport in the early hours of Friday, and triggered panic among passengers and sent security officials into a tizzy. The chaos began when a sound similar to gunshots were reportedly heard from the …

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‘Pakistan will have to pay a heavy price’

My good friend K.B. Syed, recommended this article as a counter balance to the Arvind Lavakere article. It is not my intention to turn this in to a religious or ethic debate, but rather to raise awareness, on the methods, blatant and devious, used to divide us, instead of uniting us. In this regard, my respects to Mobashar Jawed Akbar. …

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Omkar Goswami: I Accuse

In an open letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Omkar Goswami says our governments have created a state that is completely unprepared to deal with growing terrorism. Dear Prime Minister On 13 January 1898, Emile Zola wrote an open letter to the French president in a major daily titled J’Accuse (I Accuse). It accused the government of anti-Semitism and the …

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Mumbai terror attacks – It was a national humiliation

I came across this rather provocative article, and while I do not fully subscribe to the author’s views, it nonetheless raises some interesting questions about governance in a democratic system, and the tendency of politicians to subvert the democratic ideals in favour of vote-bank politics. Having spent a significant portion of my life outside India, in the US and in …

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