PM Narendra Modi was right to ignore Trump’s offensive tweet on India’s high tariffs and look ahead at re-forging India’s most important partnership. Trump must realise that he needs to embolden India to contain China, with whom he is sparring over trade. Both nations have no alternative but to engage.
Bombay HC’s Maratha quota order is hasty, will only fuel reservation politics
By allowing a breach in the 50% reservation ceiling in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court may just have triggered the next round of quota politics. A judicial pronouncement on such a sensitive issue without consulting the caste census is hasty, ill-conceived. Politicians must wait for Supreme Court’s final ruling.