If Pokhran is anything to go by, Pakistan may soon want to test their own ASAT, as they did two weeks after India's nuclear tests. Wouldn't that turn space into the next battleground?
Fascism-by-consent? India is witnessing an unprecedented situation. Here's why the NDA should come back to power
We are living in a time when rhetoric and jingoism have subsumed rationality and real issues. Perhaps there is no cure for the malaise though other than the fever to run its full course.
Why should citizens be attacked for asking questions of the govt on Pulwama, Balakot, even jobs? Yet, that's what's happening. We need to know why.
In attacking bakeries and Kashmiris, people are being given an outlet for rage, taking focus away from tough questions we do need to ask.
Any outrage like this is followed by grief, mass anger, more damage and senseless actions, all ostensibly to soothe our sense of insecurity, but which only add to this.
The NGMA is not a government fiefdom. It belongs to we, the people. It, and the art it houses, must be governed by our diversity and freedom, and not by sarsaari or sanskaari ideals.
The 'caged parrot' has sung in favour and against politicians over several years now. But, as it seems to target Mamata Banerjee, Didi has turned the tables and is using this to her advantage.
The BJP is so busy calling Priyanka Gandhi sexist names that it has missed her political strengths.