Verity, well told

Updated: Mar 30 2007, 05:30am hrs
Your survey of India’s Best Banks in association with Ernst &Young was exceedingly well brought out, while the editorial tracing Indian banking back to the times of the Battle of Plassey was fabulous. As a banker, it was music to my ears. If there is any one industry in India that has changed beyond one’s comprehension in the last 15 years, it is banking, and the volume told the story well.
—Srinivasan Umashankar, Nagpur.

If China could
The difficulties industrialists face in setting up new units (‘Steal the show’, March 29) should make the government think. Sonia Gandhi should review her qualms on SEZs. We have missed the bus in the 1990s when China got ahead in manufacturing, FDI and exports. Let us not miss it again.
Naval Langa, Ahmedabad

It is astonishing that advertisers want broadcasters to compensate them for likely losses due to India’s exit from the World Cup. This reflects poor business sense.
V B Purang

All too probing
These days, the media is taking an active interest in cricket players’ personal lives, forgetting the ethics of journalism. The media is intruding in matters that are irrelevant to the game. Maybe the media and marketers should reduce their involvement.
Shailesh Kumar