Paroles and furloughs granted to rapist and murderer Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh before elections in Punjab and Haryana, smack of political duplicity and depravity. Dera Sacha Sauda chief is no spiritual guru. He is a hardened criminal who belongs to jail. Courts must intervene to ensure it because politicians won’t.
Putin might end up fighting decisive battles of Ukraine war at home
Vladimir Putin’s declaration of martial law in Russian-occupied Ukraine is a desperate bid to shore up regime authority amid military reverses. Emergency laws have also been imposed elsewhere in Russia, to contain public fury over battlefield losses. Putin might end up fighting the decisive battles of this war at home.
Implosion of the Liz Truss government a cautionary tale for ideologues
The implosion of the Liz Truss government is a cautionary tale for ideologues. Sacked home secretary Suella Braverman’s anti-immigrant rants undermined UK-India trade negotiations. Fired FM Kwasi Karteng’s doctrinaire economics crashed and burned when it hit real-word markets. Truss has made herself—and her nation—a prisoner of her dogma.