While laws governing the majority community are made by the secular state, the minority community makes its own laws. This means that the minority religion is state-sponsored, while the majority religion is state-controlled
While the BJP is seen as a party that coerces its allies and opponents, it is the Congress that has been effective in getting other political parties to do its bidding
Just over a year into his term, President Biden is overwhelmingly unpopular. On every issue, from the economy to foreign policy and even coronavirus management, the public no longer believes in him
Why are we not allowed to talk about the pain caused by centuries of humiliation, the destruction of temples, the humiliation of the jizya tax, and ultimately the forced partition of India?
Unlike many others, Elon Musk has not shown any sign of submitting to the woke liberal orthodoxy that is now standard among the ruling class worldwide
Not long ago, Sri Lanka was better off than India was on these global indexes. And hence, a lesson to the Modi government on how to govern
The Chief Minister of West Bengal has faced no serious questioning of her disastrous record on law and order, endless political violence, failure to attract investment or anything else
This lobbying makes it harder for India to get its way on all international forums, from diplomacy to arms control to foreign trade and even domestic policy
BJP government cannot keep walking into rhetorical traps set by its foes. Even if it had won 400 seats in UP, they would have come up with some other test of legitimacy for the party.
Who can forget what happened during assembly elections in West Bengal? Not just opposition workers, the mobs even attacked police, CRPF and CISF personnel.
Challenging Nehruvian ideas is not the same as challenging our national ethos, least of all the ideas of democracy, tolerance and social justice.
With a vote share below 20 percent nationally, and not even enough seats to form the opposition, Rahul Gandhi seems to have discovered the virtues of decentralisation.
Why is the burden only on India to practice a sterile version of secularism? In order to be considered a modern democracy, why must India give up its ancient soul?
If you trace the arc of hatred, you can see it rising steadily since late 2019. The principal actors and the provocateurs know how to turn political dissent into an insurgency.
Why did anger against farm laws surface only within Punjab and not anywhere else? Why were the protests focused around one religious community, even in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh?