The bogey of ‘love jihad’ has become part of the election debate in Marxist-ruled Kerala. It’s striking how a minor player like BJP is setting the campaign agenda for others. Though concerns over inter-faith marriages with Muslims began among some conservative Christian groups in Kerala decades ago, they were latent.
India must use its equity with Myanmar military, and also live up to its reputation of sheltering refugees
Large shared borders, security interests, tribal kinship and China make India’s response to the Myanmar crisis a formidable challenge. Delhi must use its equity with Tatmadaw junta to seek an end to repression and early restoration of democracy. India also needs to live up to its reputation of sheltering refugees.