The attacks on Indian diplomatic missions in the United Kingdom and United States by Khalistan extremists demonstrate the growing danger posed by the movement. Even as India ensures greater security for its missions overseas, it must engage with the Punjabi diaspora in the West to politically marginalise the Khalistan movement.
Chandrachud’s transparency push must not be a CJI-confined phenomenon. Institutionalise it
CJI DY Chandrachud pushed for transparency by reiterating his disapproval of sealed cover reports in what the government describes as “sensitive cases” and calling an end to it. But it must not be a CJI-confined phenomenon and should be institutionalised. Make the required changes on the court’s administrative side too.
Fugitive Choksi’s removal from Interpol watchlist needs inquiry into his Antigua kidnapping
Fugitive diamond dealer Mehul Choksi’s removal from an Interpol watchlist necessitates a full investigation of the botched attempt to kidnap him from Antigua. Allegations of government involvement in the kidnapping have undermined the credibility of Indian law enforcement. Lawless behaviour will damage India’s reputation, and future efforts to extradite criminals.