PM Modi’s outreach to farmers to pitch the farm laws as reform is a step forward. It will be good if negotiations resume in a spirit of sincerity. A PM attacking the opposition is par for the course in a democracy. But his attack on Bengal, Kerala governments was an avoidable distraction.
Delhi Police raid on lawyer for riots-accused and bid to seize his computer is condemnable
Delhi Police raid on Mehmood Pracha, lawyer for several Muslims accused in riots cases, and bid to seize his computer deserves condemnation. Client-attorney confidentiality is central to a fair criminal justice system. If Delhi Police gets away with subverting it, it will set a terrible precedent for state governments.
How flattering for Pakistan to have a free Omar Sheikh plotting terror games on its soil
Whatever the evidence against Omar Sheikh for killing American journalist Daniel Pearl, there’s no doubt about one fact: he was released in exchange for the passengers of IC-814 hijacked by his terrorist accomplices. How flattering it is for Pakistan to have him a free man plotting terror games on their soil.