Last I had said, “ Let the verdict be delivered.” India is a young country but matured enough to handle such situations.
And indeed the country has emerged as a matured democracy. Read more
Saffron bands, shrill slogans and rabble rousing – the trappings of the 1990s temple movement – are missing today. Instead there is caution and concern. Read more
I somehow fail to understand why the UPA government is silent and soft on civil servants. Not even once the speakers from the treasury benches in the Lok Sabha have brought into focus the role of the civil servants in the demolition of the disputed shrine in Ayodhya.
I can say this because I have covered the Ayodhya imbroglio from the unlocking of the temple/mosque gates to its demolition. Read more
The idea/solution struck me almost two decades back. I discussed it with some friends and my Muslim tailor. Never dared to make it public as one section of our society was completely traumatized by the events of December 6, 1992. Read more
A generation has been born after the demolition of Ayodhya shrine in December1992. For them its history, best not talked about. Hindutva is also not a catchphrase that appeals them.
They want co-existence, in other words peace and progress that BJP’s brand of Hindutva, displayed in Godhra and Ayodhya, can’t deliver. Read more