Here’s why the Chinese model is unsuitable for Pakistan’s govt

On its own, there’s nothing wrong with the demand for a constitutional redesign.

If trust breaks down, a society cannot survive

As we know from our day-to-day experience, without a degree of trust, no economic transaction is possible.

SC’s Ayodhya verdict fails to shore up BJP’s political clout

In the other direction, the graffiti extended right up to the British-built Monkey Bridge that linked the two banks of the Gomti.

Aggressive BJP shows symptoms of weakness

It just showed that BJP ministers were showing symptoms of frayed nerves.


Manish Tewari is a lawyer and a former Union minister. The views expressed are personal. Twitter handle @manishtewari
Aakar Patel is Executive Director of Amnesty International India. A former editor, Patel is a senior columnist and a translator of Urdu and Gujarati works.
Kishwar Desai, is the chair of the Arts and Cultural Heritage Trust, which is setting up the Partition Museum at Town Hall, Amritsar.
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta is an educator and commentator.
Anand Sahay is a senior journalist based in Delhi.