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Govt playing down Tibet policy didn’t appease China. Modi wishing Dalai Lama now a welcome change

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PM Modi wishing the Dalai Lama on his birthday is a welcome change. The Modi government’s Tibet policy has been inconsistent. Playing it down didn’t really help appease China. His Holiness and Tibetans living in India are not merely honoured guests but also a symbol of India’s diversity and large-heartedness.

‘Auction’ site harassing young Muslim women instigation for worse. NCW must get police to trace and punish

Online harassment of young Muslim women, including journalist Fatima Khan from ThePrint, is a dangerous crime. It’s also instigation for worse. It can be no excuse that it was a rogue “auction” website that disappeared. National Commission for Women must get police to trace, prosecute and punish those behind it.

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