Will the present political turmoil in the state result in a strong government that addresses the real issues irrespective of the ideological dichotomy?
The release of leaders in detention will soon become a cause for global criticism which has been relatively muted so far.
The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition along with its smaller partners could win as many as 220-240 seats. In Haryana, the BJP alone could get 70-plus seats.
India must use Houston as a launch pad for a robust new strategic global role grounded in clear-eyed reality.
A Balakot 2.0 cannot be ruled out.
With Brexit imminent, Britain wouldn't want India to abandon the CWG. But India derives little benefit from membership of a post-colonial club where shooting is replaced with beach volleyball.