The RSS/BJP’s brand of fake, hollow and hypocritical patriotism prevails because there is no authentic alternative to it. Therefore it is prevailing. As long as this brand of patriotism will run, the real crisis before the country – freedom from the anti-imperialist forces – cannot be resolved.
16th Russia-India-China (RIC) foreign ministers’ meeting : Sushma Raises Pulwama, Pakistan’s ‘inaction’
Senior journalist and historian Amaresh Mishra has asked whether they were crocodile tears?
An unfortunate fallout of the terrorist outrage in Pulwama is the targeting of Kashmiri students in other parts of the country.
Vajpayee had also called for looking at the Kashmir issue within the parameters of insaniyat (humanity) rather than of the Constitution.
The channels are discussing whether we can eliminate Pakistan or not but none debated on the intelligence failure. They don’t want to discuss the failure of the government to encourage the political process in the state.
Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has met the envoys of P-5 nations and rejected India’s allegations of Islamabad’s involvement in the terror attack on a paramilitary convoy in Jammu and Kashmir.