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India’s private rocket launch is a giant leap for space sector, should spur start-ups to go global

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India’s first private rocket launch may be one small step for spaceflight but it’s one giant leap for this nascent sector. Credit should also go to ISRO for letting go of its monopoly and supporting private companies. This should spur India’s 100+ space start-ups to compete on the global stage.

Rahul should learn from Indira Gandhi how to deal with complex historical characters like Savarkar

Rahul Gandhi walking alongside Aaditya Thackeray one day and attacking VD Savarkar the next shows political immaturity. The Congress leader should learn from his grandmother, Indira Gandhi, how to deal with complex characters from history. He should study why her government had issued a stamp in Savarkar’s honour in 1966.

Centre rightly pushing back in Rajiv assassination case. India can’t afford to be lenient with terrorists

By seeking recall of Supreme Court orders setting free Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins, the central government has pushed back against a dangerous precedent. Ethnic and religious groups have long lobbied for lenient treatment of terrorists who kill in their name. India cannot afford to be soft on such claims.

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