IFS officers are supposed to be diplomats. But the Indian consul-general in New York has clearly forgotten the need for nuance on Kashmir, especially after the Article 370 crisis. Suggesting the Israel model will only confirm the fears of Kashmiris. MEA should pull him up and quickly control the damage.
Pragya now praises Godse in Parliament, BJP’s celebration of Gandhi’s 150 years rings hollow
BJP MP Pragya Thakur doesn’t seem to learn. She is back to calling Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a patriot. This time, in Parliament. She was chastised by PM Modi during the election campaign, and BJP even claimed to have disciplined her. The party’s celebration of Gandhi’s 150th anniversary rings hollow.
Hardeep Puri is right on Air India privatisation, Modi govt must stay its course this time
Aviation minister Hardeep Puri is being uncharacteristically bold, and rightly so, to say Air India will have to close down if it isn’t privatised. Modi government seems to finally be finding its mojo on disinvestment. It should stay the course this time and ensure Air India’s privatisation is a success.