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Reserved Bogies: Publish the list
Voice of The Reader

Reserved Bogies: Publish the list

Sir, I travel quite often between Mysuru and Bengaluru by train. After completion of double track works, we see that there are a good number of trains running between these two cities. Let us thank the Railways for that. Now, I want to bring it to the notice of the Railway authorities about a problem…

Non-ISI helmet: Why this wait?
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Non-ISI helmet: Why this wait?

Sir, Wearing the helmet has become a useless charade as in majority of cases, just to hoodwink the Police, the two-wheel drivers wear all sorts of helmets that is useless to give protection, in  case of accidents. This is apart from the fact that the two-wheel drivers in many locations, specially in residential areas, rarely…

Effects of ‘de-helmetisation’
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Effects of ‘de-helmetisation’

Sir, I had a strange experience  on the 2nd of this month, when me and my neighbour set out on different bikes. We were stopped for checking at RTO Circle. I had a valid helmet on but still the personnel grabbed at my helmet while I quickly managed to unlock it. It was like a…

Delay in running of trains between B’luru-Mysuru
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Delay in running of trains between B’luru-Mysuru

Sir, Of late, trains between Bengaluru and Mysuru are running behind schedule by hours together. This is particularly so from Bengaluru to Mysuru including the prestigious Shatabdi Express. Today one of my relatives bound for Mysuru was stranded in Pandavapura Station by over one-and-a-half-hours. This disturbance is happening since more than a fortnight and the…

Unprecedented turmoil in Supreme Court
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Unprecedented turmoil in Supreme Court

Sir, The recent protest and the press conference by the four Judges of the Collegium against the roster system and allegation of assigning important cases of national importance to Junior Judges has stunned the nation. I am no legal expert. However, I believe it is the prerogative of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court…

Intensify drive against all traffic violations
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Intensify drive against all traffic violations

Sir, Apropos the news item “Helmet Drive Intensified” (SOM dated Jan. 3) it gives an impression to the public that the only traffic violation by the two-wheelers are using non-ISI marked helmets. Two-wheelers indulge in so many traffic violations like signal jumping, triple riding, riding vehicles with blank registration number plate, violating one-way rule —…

Apathy of motorists to road safety rules
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Apathy of motorists to road safety rules

Sir, Booking of 16.60 lakh traffic violation cases during the last one year alone in Mysuru city indicates the extent the vehicle users are negligent about the road safety rules (Star of Mysore dated Jan.1). A hefty fine of Rs. 8.50 crore during last year, which is Rs. 1.2 crore more than its previous year…

Ordeal of car ownership transfer
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Ordeal of car ownership transfer

Sir, I wish to share my harrowing experience of ownership transfer of my car. I had a Ford Ikon car that I had bought in April 2006 which I wanted to sell. But though the car was in a good condition, buyers would ask for much less price. In January last year, I went to…

Intermittent BSNL Internet
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Intermittent BSNL Internet

Sir, The BSNL internet service has become an intermittent service at best and not working for the rest of the time.  The lack of understanding of the customer service representatives adds to our woes. After repeated complaints they sent a technician who could not find any fault and suggested waiting few more days and complain…

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