Fond hopes of a summer thaw in the China-India relationship have been shattered by Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to New Delhi. Even though India tried to meet China halfway, Beijing refused to end its intrusions along the Ladakh LAC. The lesson: You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.
Yogi Adityanath’s new ministry shows intent to deliver. It’s time to govern now
CM Yogi Adityanath’s new ministry balances political and governance imperatives. Its make-up reflects BJP’s attempt to consolidate and broaden its social base. Induction of PM Modi’s confidante A.K. Sharma, and dropping of ministers-turned-NPAs show intent to deliver. It’s time to govern now. UP still has a long way to go.