The CAB addresses only a part of the problem caused by the movement of peoples across international borders. There is still the outstanding issue of what to do with those whose presence in India is demonstrably illegal. It is finding a humane solution to that problem that should occupy the national attention now, not denying justice to those who sought the protection of Mother India.
The BJP may be well entrenched in large parts of the country but — as an effective mass party — it is relatively new in Bengal. Prior to 2014 it had operated as a fringe outfit, basking in the reflected glory of the national party.
As the vote in Parliament demonstrated, the mood against persisting with a constitutional status for J&K was overwhelming and bipartisan
It's Churchill moment for UK: It can either win Brexit war in the next 100 days or wilt before Europe’s might.
The future of Indian politics will depend on how the BJP manages its dominance.
Voters have offered Modi a near-carte blanche for a New India. That is what his detractors find frightening.
The logistical complexity, not to mention sociocultural diversities, makes the Indian elections both a physical and intellectual challenge.
Modi’s image in 2014 was hazy but now there is very little tentativeness surrounding Modi.
The Modi phenomenon appeals to those who may be 'modern' in professions but are traditionalists in view.
It all depends on what sort of India we want. India can go for audacity, or there is always the soft option.
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