While there is no denying that certain sections of the community deserve aid, the politics of reservation can be suicidal for India, argues Vivek Gumaste. IMAGE: Telangana's move to provide 12 per cent reservation to Muslims raises the question if the community is in need of government upliftment. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters The 12 per cent reservation for Muslims in educational institutions and employment mooted by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is a blatant example of vote ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
In a few days time, it will be a year since terrorists attacked the IAF base in Pathankot.Since that attack, terrorists have targeted other military installations, most recently in Uri and Nagrota.'More needs to be done in less time,' says Vivek Gumaste.'A sense of urgency is crucial if the BJP wishes to fulfil its promise of tough, no-nonsense, governance in matters of security.' We can vociferously condemn in the harshest possible terms the wanton savagery of the cowardly terrorists who ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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