The revocation of Article 370 has brought back a flood of memories to different political and religious quarters in Punjab. Some are of great heroism. Some are of utter trauma.
Mukherjee Nagar Clash: I refuse to identify with Sarabjeet. But can a modern police force identify with the cops who attacked him?
The fracas in Mukherjee Nagar shows several lines, of religious identity, secular permission and civil rights, being breached. No one emerges from this looking good.
Today, 1984's traumatic Operation Blue Star appears water under the bridge for Delhi's Sikh elite. Why has such a different impression of the event, which scarred Punjab back then, emerged?
The 'hua-toh-hua' controversy: Can PM Modi pledge a genocide law to counter Sam Pitroda's remark on 1984?
Mentions of the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 are routinely made around polls. Nothing real is done to alleviate the pain of those who suffered or those who remain vulnerable to such genocide.
There are many missteps in the controversial war movie. But there is still one reason I would thank Akshay Kumar for Kesari.
Why did Delhi become 'stateless' during the anti-Sikh carnage? Why was there never proper political accountability? Will India ever have strong laws against genocide?
They are hardened capitalists and their human-rights pleas are a farce.
Will the Kartarpur corridor end up being a failed peace project much like the Lahore bus trip, Agra summit and other confidence-building measures we've seen before?