Gujarat’s affidavit detailing paroles and furloughs for the Bilkis Bano convicts is supremely scandalous. Worse is the Centre’s approval for remission despite objections by trial court judge and the prosecuting organisation, CBI. A Modi government minister is defending the shocking decision. SC can’t let this drag like another routine case.
Kharge’s election as president is Congress’ opportunity to reinvent itself. Gandhis must step aside
Mallikarjun Kharge’s election as president is an opportunity for Congress to re-boot and re-invent itself. A Dalit from a poor family occupying the top post can help it recast image and reconnect with people. Gandhis should respect the mandate. They must step aside and let Kharge carry out organisational reforms.