ThePrint report about RSS workers slogging in Uttar Pradesh election re-affirms growing fusion between its ideological and BJP’s political agendas. It also shows Sangh’s embrace of CM Adityanath. He ticks all the boxes for RSS — young, hardcore Hindutvawadi with mass connect. Sangh grooming future BJP leadership is a significant takeaway.
Russia must stop nuclear blackmail. It is for Putin to negotiate his way out of sanctions
Facing crippling sanctions, mired in an un-winnable war, Russian President Vladimir Putin is threatening an atomic apocalypse. Letting nuclear blackmail succeed will only sow seeds for more. The world must make clear the onus is on Putin to negotiate a way out of the corner he has backed himself into.
Haryana’s top-heavy bulge in IAS officers despite shortage at Centre signals severe HR crisis
A small state like Haryana has an anomaly of 20 IAS chief secretaries as of today. This kind of top-heavy bulge in states is unsustainable, especially with the centre also saying it is short of IAS officers. Such shortages in critical areas indicates a severe HR crisis in the bureaucracy.