The attempted murder of Sikh separatist, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a US citizen, in New York City, allegedly at the behest of an Indian government official in New Delhi, has cast a shadow over India’s global image.
For decades after independence, India’s approach to the world was shaped by its historical experience of colonialism.
Rarely have the shortcomings of world leaders and existing institutional arrangements been so glaringly obvious.
The choice is not one hardline faction or the other; it is between fundamentalists and all those who still believe in the possibility of peaceful co-existence.
Israeli clarions are trumpeting vengeance. When they fall silent, introspection will follow.
If we believe that things will fall into place by just letting them take their course, we will end up with multiple catastrophes.