It was a confrontation between the 2 ideologies, one non-violent, the other all for use of arms, if the need arises
The powers given to the Indian armed forces to kill on suspicion are too sweeping for a democratic country
The fact that Modi is using Patel’s image for polarising society is unfortunate
End of Congress may not be good for India as it provides an ideological platform with pronounced secular credentials
Communalism has taken over, and the atmosphere of secularism is, by and large, a memory of the past in Kashmir
If someone were to tell me that Hinduism is greater in generosity or that Islam emits more love, I would beg to differ
The language status quo should continue until the nation can have a consensus on some other formula.
If a referendum were to be held today, the valley of Kashmir would vote for an independent state.
Defeating communal & corrupt forces is essential but no less important is the positive approach to push egalitarianism
If I were to trace militancy among the Muslims I would find the demolition of Babri masjid as the beginning.