Several Indian writers, individually, returned their awards to protest the ever-growing attempts to snuff out dissent.
In a recent judgment, the Supreme Court trashed parliament’s attempt to allow the Executive a say in the appointment of judges.
As Bihar moves to elect its new government, the question that is waiting to be answered is whether Nitish Kumar’s past performance will be able to neutralise BJP’s politics of polarisation.
The dastardly killing of Akhlaq in an Indian village on the suspicion that he ate beef is the ugly face of majoritarian politics whose intimidating ways is posing a challenge to the voice of reason.
Ever since it came to power, the BJP has relentlessly attacked the Nehru-Gandhi family members and is doing all it can to try and stamp them out of history.