Karnataka minister Eshwarappa’s resignation in a contractor’s suicide can’t bury the issue. While it’s a move forward from BJP’s brazen-it-all approach in Dadra and Nagar Haveli administrator Praful Patel’s and union minister Ajay Teni’s cases, questions remain – over BJP’s claims of clean governance and the authority of its CM Bommai.
Hardik Patel’s outburst shows Congress a political graveyard of young, ambitious leaders
Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel’s outburst against party leadership reaffirms deepening disillusionment in what’s become a political graveyard for young, ambitious politicians. Gandhis’ indifference to implosions shows they haven’t learnt any lessons from electoral debacles. Indian democracy needs a vibrant opposition, not an ostrich with head buried in sand.