The death of a militant ‘folk hero’ at the hands of security forces has literally shattered the peace that the state has experienced in recent years. The youth, it appears, are no longer willing to listen. It is time for the opportunistic coalition government to act on its promises
India is moving to curb the activities of televangelist Zakir Naik, whose preaching is allegedly inspiring gullible youth to take up arms. At least one of the attackers of the Dhaka cafe was said to have been his ardent follower, raising the hackles of governments in the sub-continent.
Around the time that the British voted to leave the EU on the issue of ‘job-takers’, the government of Kerala is planning to include the migrant worker in the social security net. The challenge will, of course, be to track the millions of daily wage earners, who are constantly on the move.
After being the target of uncontrolled personal attacks, central bank governor Rajan has chosen to return to academics.
The attempt by the film certification board in India to censor a film on drug abuse in Punjab in the name of political correctness gets trashed by the court.