Why Muslims must be appeased.

If you are wondering why the elections in UP are all about Muslims and the way they will vote, here’s a low down on why the Congress, the SP and BSP know what they are doing – and how Salman Rushdie is directly connected with the makings of a Muslim Pradesh. In the tacit approval of the Indian Government to … Continue reading

Kashmir. India. Pakistan. US. And the interlocuters.

The Government of India’s choice of interlocuters had raised eyebrows. Now they are raising hackles. The ‘open mind and big heart’, as one of the interlocuters declared with gusto, is looking more like an open mine and a big mouth. Academicians are particularly destined to carry their share of the dubious weight of collective memory. … Continue reading