One of the arguments put forward by the Centre in favour of scrapping the special status is that it will usher in development and improve the economy. In Kashmir, however, development and a better economy are seen as bogeys that have been used time and again in furtive bids to woo the people.
RIL's annual general meeting address to shareholders has retained the razzmatazz of father Dhirubhai's era, but it has transfigured from the cricket-match like the mass atmosphere of Brabourne Stadium in the 1980s to a globally web-cast hall event.
One hopes that internal elections for the post will eventually throw up a talented leader that may give Congress some direction. For that to happen, the basic structure of Congress as a family business needs to change.
Shorey has played a stoic cop in Rangbaaz, a Gujarati NRI father in Metro Park, a Bengali football coach in Bombers and the obnoxious Prem in the Indian version The Office. Next up is Sacred Games season 2.
There is a great diversity in the feasts that are prepared for Bakri Eid across India. In addition to the quintessential biriyani and kebabs, dishes like the lucknawi mutton chaap from Awadh, mutta mala from Kerala and methi maaz from Kashmir also feature prominently on dinner tables.
Updated Date: Aug 12, 2019 20:28:41 IST