Reconstituted BJP parliamentary board shows party’s increasing Congress-ification. Dropping leaders with proven record and promoting political lightweights is typical of Congress high command. So is exclusion of mass leaders like Yogi and Himanta. It is counter-intuitive that a politically astute party like BJP is making the same mistakes as Congress.
Remission of Gujarat gang rape convicts’ life sentence is a political obscenity
Remission of Gujarat gang rape convicts’ life sentence is a political obscenity and their celebratory ‘welcome’ a national shame. We know there is an election in Gujarat soon and the BJP needs polarisation. But stooping to this? Bilkis Bano is owed an apology and return of the rapists to jail.