Comparative dip in pollution level in Delhi this Diwali is a relief but no cause for celebration or self-congratulation for AAP government. Early Diwali, unexpected rains delaying peak in stubble-burning and warmer temperatures contributed to it. AQI is still in very poor category. Complacency can be a potential health hazard.
Rishi Sunak was picked for his talent, not ethnicity. Immigration empowers societies
Excited polemical exchanges between Indian politicians over Rishi Sunak miss the point. The new UK prime minister was picked for his talent, not ethnicity. Like Sunak, millions of immigrants have infused energy into the economy and public life of democracies. Immigration—of people and ideas—empowers societies. Xenophobia dooms them to mediocrity.