Some Marathi fundamentalists want the names Bombay and Poona erased. In Bombay some institutes were targetted. In Poona around 100 institutes are asked to change their names. They are threatened that if the names are not changed voluntarily there will be consequences. Threatening in such a way is terrorism and needs to be resisted. There…
Bombay on the brink
Since 26/7/2005 Bombay has neven been the same again. Suburbs received 944 mm rain. Many areas were flooded. Most of the phones were dead. Electricity was cut off. Once again on 1/8/2005 and 2/8/2005 there were heavy rains, though not in the city. Train services are not yet normal. Many people have died of diseases….
Railways should continue with the current arrangement of three seats and one pole at the door. There should be more trains between Borivali and Virar. There should be one more train from Vasai Road to Churchgate between 7.56 a.m. and 8.11 a.m.