PM Modi’s meeting with Jammu & Kashmir leaders was positive and purposeful. A big takeaway was both sides’ eagerness to work on a roadmap to resume political processes, and not tie it to any conditionality. Kashmiri leaders’ intent to continue fight against Article 370’s invalidation legally and constitutionally is pragmatic.
Ambani’s Rs 75,000-cr clean energy push aligns well with Modi govt’s plan to boost green energy
Mukesh Ambani’s Rs 75,000-crore clean energy push for petrochemical giant Reliance sounds ambitious but not impossible. This isn’t an altruistic move though. It aligns well with Modi government’s commitments to cut India’s dependence on fossil fuels and boost green energy. It makes great business sense, which Ambanis are famous for.
46 yrs after Emergency, it is a warning every day about unchecked power of govts
It’s 46 years since the draconian Emergency, and it reminds us every day about unchecked powers of a government. The Emergency may be over, but the tendency to curb hard-fought freedoms remains alive across the political spectrum even today. ‘The past is never dead. It’s not even past’, William Faulkner said.