The writer is a former vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia and was Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
India has disappointed itself hugely in the way it handled the migrant labour issue. Why is the government being so tight-fisted in its support for the poor?
By one thoughtless action, the markaz in Nizamuddin has harmed the Muslim cause many fold. On the other hand, the government is not helping. The constant and repeated “othering” of the Muslims is pushing them further into a darker corner.
For the present, let it be said, that if the price of proving their nationalism and patriotism is blood, then the minorities of India have overpaid.
Harsh actions against students and faculty, locking up of spaces to curb the movement of students within the campus, restrictions on speech caused umbrage in universities not just in India but across the academic world. There have been protests elsewhere too
A view from the district administration.
For India,there is no immediate solution to the Af-Pak conundrum
The government must take a wide-angle view of the trouble in Kashmir...
What happened in Bhopal was terrible beyond telling,and how we redress it is a true trial for India....