CJI NV Ramana bared the dark underbelly of India’s police system with his plainspeak about officers targeting opponents of politicians in power. Law of rulers instead of rule of law has become a cliché. The answer lies in never forgetting that the police’s oath of allegiance is to the Constitution.
Northeast’s SDG Index shows decades of stunting. The focus needs to shift toward stability
Niti Aayog report on Northeast’s Sustainable Development Goal Index shows how decades of insurgency and lax governance have stunted growth of states like Nagaland, Arunachal and Assam, while stable ones like Sikkim have surged ahead. Onus is on stakeholders in Northeast to course-correct, with stability and focussed governance as key.