Enabled by the North-East apathy in Indian political life, ethnic violence is continuing to tear apart Manipur. Home Minister Amit Shah’s strong call for peace is therefore welcome. He needs to make sure that thosefanning the flames on both sides of the ethnic divide in Manipur heed his message.
Row over Parliament building opening unfortunate. Separation of powers is bedrock of Constitution
Even with broken ties and trust across the aisle, the controversy over the new Parliament building inauguration is unfortunate. The onus on reaching out to the opposition lay with the Modi government. Separation of powers is the bedrock of our Constitution. This was a moment to strengthen, not weaken it.