Consistent gains by Congress in Karnataka, the latest being in local body polls, show there’s hope for the party if strong local leaders are allowed to perform freely. For BJP and new CM Bommai, the signs are ominous. Hardline Hindutva and polarisation can grab attention but voters can be smarter.
Renaming places in Arunachal laughable, but proof that China is digging its heels in
China’s move to rename 15 places in Arunachal Pradesh is laughable. However, it also shows China is not looking at any kind of reproachment as far as border tensions with India are concerned. China is digging its heels in and has no plans of going back to pre-May 2020 status-quo.