In his blundering fashion, Rahul has undone this silence that surrounds the complicity of the highest level of the party in the 1984 riots -- and exposed the secular pretensions who support his party.
In our hierarchical society where in a large measure we have failed to create the idea of a citizen, the devolution of all powers to a small number of people is dangerous and will not work.
Perhaps, when Modi said, "Mitron, chunav jitney ke liye dole, dole, dole …phir bhi sarkar dole rahi hai’’ he just meant that the Congress was no match for him even where wasteful expenditure was concerned.
The inability to respect the rights of individuals, whether they are foreigners or members of the Delhi Police, is a symptom of the kind of mob rule AAP seems to be encouraging.
Only a middle-level manager would continue to search for managerial solutions to what is essentially a crisis of leadership in the Congress.
If it is true that the operation had been cleared and planned as far back as February 1984, then Indira Gandhi stands accused of near criminal culpability.
The eminent economists from Columbia University are not just playing with numbers to diminish the seriousness of what transpired in Gujarat, they are also deliberately distorting the facts.
Prashant Bhushan is a maverick, a man with whom you disagree more than agree. For that reason, he is essential to the AAP. They would damage themselves if they were to silence his views.
The law protects journalists from termination, unless the journalist has undermined his or her own case by misbehavior or mistakes. But editors don't take on owners -- they need another owner to give them the next job.
The idea of a duty that we embody in our profession, whatever that profession may be, is lost to us.
AAP must set itself up as a liberal force devoid of any baggage. Ensuring justice for the violence of 1984 in well thought out fashion is one way. Justice for 2002 will follow.
Whatever the motives of such industrialists, the question that matters so much more is why do we pay them so much attention?