Over the past six years, voters in states have voted for one party while choosing an MLA but differently when voting for a Member of Parliament. How would this play out in simultaneous polls? Are we restricting the choice of citizens?
Since India doesn’t admit intrusions because of domestic politics and is pusillanimous to the idea of quid pro quo intrusions, China will go for Indian Territory wherever opportunity exists along the entire length of the LAC.
In a closed door international seminar in a foreign country eight years back, some speakers opined China could use tactical nukes to force India submit vital territory. In the current scenario, it could even be tactical bio-bomb.
For 17 years, attempts to dimilitarise Siachen Glacier were made. One wonders how many policy makers were aware that Siachen Glacier flows east of the Saltoro Range and there is not one Pakistani on the Glacier.
China had been witnessing our soldiers being periodically stone-pelted in Jammu and Kashmir by paid mobs, and even when they opened fire in self-defence with injuries to own personnel and government property destroyed, FIRs were lodged against them.
Faced with possible action of contempt of court and uproar in the media, the MoD asked the PCDA to withdraw the circular mandating Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) on disability. But it was the MoD in the first place that had asked the PCDA to do so.