India rejects US religious freedom report

India Sunday rejected a US religious freedom report, saying it sees no locus standi for a foreign government to pronounce on the state of its citizens’ constitutionally protected rights.In its annual 2018 International Religious Freedom Report, the State Department alleged Friday that mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against…

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Way forward in Kashmir

Actions intended to change the state’s status and demographics will intensify alienation Bombs, big or small, will not bring progress on Kashmir. Nor will changes in the Constitution. (Representational) With elections behind us, and Narendra Modi armed with a comfortable majority for five more years, difficult national questions should be looked…

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