I hope, from the bottom of my heart, that you read what I have to say. As a son, I am compelled to write this and I know, if you faced a similar situation (which I hope you never do), you would dothe same.
For the thrice-banned RSS, it will be the ultimate validation when one of their own occupies Rashtrapati Bhavan, a point of immense satisfaction that will follow the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Two judgements within a day of each other have caught national attention. The first is the Supreme Court judgement in the Nirbhaya case. The second is the Mumbai High Court judgement in the Bilkis Bano case. Two cases, two women, two standards of justice.
While Iran drags its feet on awarding a crucial contract for gas exploration in its Farzad B offshore field to ONGC Videsh, India has decided to cut back on oil imports from Iran by 3 million tons (roughly 25 percent) in the current financial year.
There were nearly 15 to 20 reporters, many accompanied by camera crews, that were waiting for updates on the 37-year-old, who was departing Mumbai three months after she arrived in a specially refurbished cargo plane for stomach-stapling or bariatric surgery.
BJP president Amit Shah's recent visit to Bengal has energised politics in the state. It holds up the tantalising prospect of a BJP thrust in a polity currently dominated by Mamata Banerjee and the Trinamool Congress.
As the Bhartiya Janata Party wins election after election, India's oldest political party, the Congress, which still fancies itself as the principal opposition, faces a crisis of credibility and leadership.