The issue at Gyanvapi Masjid isn’t whether the ancient Vishveshvara linga, reputedly hidden from Aurangzeb’s armies, has been rediscovered. It’s whether India can address historical hurt without creating new hatreds. Islamic rulers inflicted terrible violence on Hindus. But that can’t be undone by targeting their places of worship centuries later.
LIC IPO listing shows size, hype don’t matter but investors shouldn’t worry
Size doesn’t matter, and stock markets don’t fall for hype or emotion – that’s the message from the disastrous debut of LIC’s IPO. This isn’t good news for Modi government’s disinvestment programme, already stumbling with other PSUs. But LIC investors shouldn’t worry. Markets respect performance. They’ll be rewarded if LIC performs.