The writer is a retired culture secretary and former CEO of Prasar Bharati.
There is no doubt that there is alarm over whether retired officers are talking too much. They are flashing too many yellow and red cards on the regime’s various acts of omission and commission.
The new dimensions to this pre-planned hate crime have brought shame to India all the world over — even in countries where rapes are not uncommon — and has been showcased among billions of Muslims abroad as how their brethren here are tormented in Hindustan.
How a ritual from pagan Europe has, over the centuries, become a universal festival of love.
India should ensure local participation and community engagement in the upkeep of monuments.