Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s entry gives BJP a credible Jatt Sikh face in a state Modi wave could never sweep. His credentials as a nationalist who always fought for Punjab and Punjabis can help BJP expand its base, provided it realises the dangers of polarising politics in the border state.
Cheetah’s return is biodiversity milestone. Real work begins now in Kuno—making them survive
The Cheetah’s return to India is a brave conservation experiment and a biodiversity milestone. The real hard work of ensuring they survive and multiply begins now and it’s a good challenge for Indian wildlife authorities. If they could protect and revive the tiger population, they can succeed in Kuno too.
By not blacklisting Pakistani terrorists wanted in India, China just poking Delhi in the eye
China’s moves to block blacklisting of Pakistani terrorists wanted for attacks in India are becoming so predictable that it’s obvious Beijing just wants to poke New Delhi in the eye. Such rogue diplomacy doesn’t behove a ‘rising power’. Does China want to be known as a state that supports terrorism?