Insensitivity to the aspirations of the working class has been the bane of India’s trade union movement and its failing leadership. Now, the women plantation workers of Munnar appear ready to nail the coffin.
The thoughtless and frenzied ban on animal slaughter and sale of meat has created new fissures in society and allowed some dormant elements to raise their ugly heads.
According to the latest census, the Muslim population in India has grown at a slower pace in the last decade, debunking theories of galloping numbers.
Young Hardik Patel appeared from nowhere on the national horizon, galvanised his rich community, sought socio-economic inclusion and had the Prime Minister of India sit up and take note. Not just that, he called into question the much touted Gujarat model of development. Watch this space
While the governments of India and Pakistan are yet to figure out how to talk and what to do, 15 year old Saba has crossed the border for medical attention after being crowd funded by Indians. Clearly, people know what their hearts beat for. So what if the NSAs don’t?