KCR’s move to rename Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) as BRS—with B standing for Bharat—to pursue national aspirations stretches political logic. It’s not enough to catapult him from a regional to national leader. It also stakes TRS’ brand image as Telangana’s party. But what’s in a name for dreamers!
Amit Shah rejecting talks with Pakistan is a clear message but promise to Kashmiris needs action
Home Minister Amit Shah rejecting talks with Pakistan is a clear message that rapprochement can come only on India’s terms — no matter international pressure or terror threats. His promise to talk to Kashmiris, though, needs to be implemented fast. Problems like alienation and ethnic-religious tensions need dialogue, not just elections.