Bharat Jodo Yatra has been a success in rebranding Rahul Gandhi- from a reluctant, part-time politician into a serious one who can slog for a cause. His attempt to present an alternative vision in an ideological framework is novel and bold. But it must pass electoral tests to rejuvenate Congress.
Peshawar bombing shows Pakistan’s running out of time. Military confrontation is only option
Time’s running out for Pakistan to claw itself out of the toxic mire created by its patronage of jihadists in Afghanistan, the murderous bombing at a Peshawar mosque shows. Fearing civil war, and facing economic crisis, the government’s shied away from military confrontation. Escalating violence, though, leaves it without choices.