The writer is a senior journalist based in Delhi.
Whilst justice is important, judges must not take themselves too seriously. Even if their amour propre is offended, it does not mean the institution has been questioned or justice brought into disrepute.
Whilst the government sends ministers to the Valley to reach out to Kashmiris, Adityanath, single-handedly, is taunting and ridiculing Muslims in Uttar Pradesh. Yet Amit Shah and Narendra Modi are silent.
Not surprisingly, Johnson’s behaviour is now widely viewed as bumbling. After the calamitous week he’s suffered, this embarrassing performance could be understandable, but the damage it’s done to his image will not easily be forgotten.
Mohan Bhagwat’s views about the Constitution, Muslims are radically different from that of his predecessor, K S Sudarshan.
The response to Kathua and Unnao highlights an absence.
Watchdog journalism is being replaced by guard dog journalism. Media is deferential to authority, intolerant of contrarian views.
BJP’s fear and foreboding about the Gujarat outcome leads to a bizarre theory
Supreme Court's ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and surrounding towns till November 1 is extreme, unjustified and, perhaps, inadequately thought through.
On the Rohingya, Aung San Suu Kyi lets political expediency dominate principles
It marks out the good politicians from the bad
L K Advani would have been the most fitting Sangh Parivar choice for the post.
The force has let itself down in the ‘human shield’ incident in Kashmir
The case of the Indian sentenced in Pakistan offers more questions than answers
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s response to the ‘National Herald’ case raises questions.