The readers have, almost unanimously, given their nod. ("Yes, yes, yes. It can stop lot of unlawful activities." -- Amalangshu Pal)
They say if it is about protecting the nation from terrorism, then privacy is a small price. ("I am from the valley of death, Kashmir. . . and can understand what havoc terrorism creates on the psyche of the nation and its people " -- Irafa Khan)
But all readers do not support the move. Most of them also warn that the power must never be misused. ("The government must get all the information about a particular suspect and be double sure that it is really the one they are looking for..." -- Siddarth Banik)
To find out more about what readers have to tell about the issue, read on.