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Acquittal of Pehlu Khan lynching accused is shameful, will embolden cow vigilantes

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The acquittal of all 6 accused of lynching Pehlu Khan is a shameful indictment of Rajasthan Police, especially as this was a dastardly crime caught on camera. Such a failure of the criminal justice system will further embolden cow vigilantes across the country. And ‘sabka vishwas’ will remain a slogan.

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  1. If I were a Muslim in India, I would be very afraid. Both the BJP and the Congress seem to have a tacit agreement on putting Muslims in their place.

  2. Some things have changed since Mrs Gandhi’s time, giving rise to acronyms like JAM trinity. Lekin reforms ke liye bilkul appetite nahin hai. All the testosterone gets used up in fighting elections and engineering organic growth / inorganic takeovers. One stray reform like IBC, some things happen in the normal course in a country of India’s size. If this does not sound ungenerous, the economy has been on autopilot for six years, barring interventions like Demonetisation, which should not have taken place, and GST, which ought to have been planned and implemented much better. A Budget which has broken the nation’s – and Dalal Street’s – heart. If things continue like this, don’t be surprised if popularity ratings begin to melt.

  3. I have said this earlier. There is no need for Budget secrecy any longer. A proposal such as this one ought to have been thought through and also discussed with relevant stakeholders. Anyway, it is good that this is not being made into a prestige issue. The markets have given a twenty one gun salute to the Budget. Good that someone is saying, We feel your pain.

  4. CM Ashok Gehlot should have made justice being rendered in this case a prestige issue. Not to prove a political point but to send out a reassuring message to the minorities.

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