Bringing back the murder charge on all the 12 accused in the Tabrez Ansari lynching case by Jharkhand police — after dropping it based on the same medical reports — shows a broken and insincere state prosecution system. The state needs to urgently restore faith in its police and criminal justice authorities.
Pakistan refusing airspace for Modi flight is churlish, only adds more bitterness to ties
Pakistan denying air space for PM Modi’s flight for his upcoming visit to the United States because of “the current situation in Kashmir” smacks of churlishness. It’s not going to turn the clock back on abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir and only ends up adding more bitterness to ties.
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