Having lectured India on the right to protest, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is using emergency powers to crush anti-vaccine demonstrators. Less than a third of Canadians support the far-Right protests, but they have paralysed the economy and everyday life. Ensuring law and order, Trudeau’s learned, is tougher than scoring points.
In Golden temple ‘sacrilege’ case, police have chosen political convenience over law
Eight weeks after a man was lynched inside the Golden Temple for alleged sacrilege, the Police in Punjab is yet to identify either the victim or killers. Like in most cases of religious violence, police have chosen political convenience over law. This dangerous path will lead us to mob rule.
India’s biggest bank fraud yet shows NPA rot. Banking needs more audits, better governance
Another ‘bank fraud’, India’s biggest involving Rs 22,842 crore and leading lender being ICICI Bank, not a PSU, shows how deep the NPA rot runs. A bad bank or recapitalising banks can’t fix this. More forensic audits, enforcement, better corporate governance are needed. Indian economy needs a healthy banking system.