Modi government must be commended for deciding to bury the retrospective tax amendments, even if under pressure and seven years too late. This toxic tax hurt India’s reputation for fair play and the delay in scrapping it only made it worse. Disputes spawned by it should now be settled swiftly.
J&K has been calm for two years. Now Modi govt must restore statehood to address festering resentment
Two years since the Constitutional changes, Jammu & Kashmir shows relative calm on the ground. Security forces and L-G’s administration have managed the situation with equanimity. But resentment and alienation continue to fester. Modi government must quickly restore statehood and hold elections to address people’s anxieties and sense of hurt.
Indian hockey’s rise at Tokyo is no fluke. An IPL-style revival can help us build global heft like cricket
Rise of men and women’s hockey at Tokyo Olympics is no fluke. A decade’s relentless slogging, to revive a dying game by a few institution builders, coaches and fearless new talent came together to achieve it. Revival of IPL-style professional leagues should follow. India can build international heft like cricket.