A report on the defence ministry’s concerns over the involvement of the PMO in the Rafale negotiations has imputed more murkiness to the scandal. Defence negotiations must be transparent and it’s no longer tenable to use the secrecy and national security argument. It’s time the Modi government came clean.
Congress’ triple talaq stand exposes its dangerous religious politics
Congress MP Sushmita Dev’s remark about rolling back criminalisation of triple talaq if party returns to power is another example of Rahul Gandhi-led Congress’ obfuscation on contentious religious issues after Sabarimala and Citizenship bill. Congress is playing a dangerous game of running with the hares and hunting with the hounds.
Supreme Court is right, Mayawati should pay for her elephants
The Supreme Court should be complimented for observing that BSP chief Mayawati should reimburse the public money she spent as CM on statutes of elephants – BSP’s election symbol – at the memorial for party founder Kanshi Ram in Noida. Politicians shouldn’t use public resources to glorify or propagate their political causes.
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