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Entry of two young, articulate street-fighters – Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani – is good for Congress. Their dynamism and appeal among youth can be an asset. But they can succeed only if the Gandhis give them opportunity and space to practise aggressive, agitational politics. Otherwise, they’ll also wither away like Hardik Patel.

Delhi HC is right when it tells Kejriwal, don’t make promises you can’t keep

Delhi High Court’s message to CM Arvind Kejriwal should be applicable to all politicians: Don’t make promises you don’t intend to keep. AAP government’s stand that CM’s assurance to pay poor tenants’ rent doesn’t constitute an unconditional promise amounts to political chicanery. Kejriwal must realise that voters are much smarter.

Digital health card is an innovative step but it must be matched by better healthcare infra

Digital health IDs launched by PM Modi is an innovative addition to India’s growing data banks. But this needs to be matched by better healthcare infrastructure, especially in the public health sector. Without access to good, affordable hospitals, doctors, diagnostic services, the health card could end up as welfare optics.

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