Intro: In Tripura, things are turning from bad to worse. And, if the North-east starts simmering again, it will be difficult to reverse the situation. Therefore, it’s time to change the narrative, and without losing a moment.
Bangladesh society put up a stirring fight against the forces of darkness that tried to disturb peace and country’s secular character by hurting members of the minority community and demolishing Hindu temples.
Certainly, a terror attack it is. To terrorise and brutalise the farmers. And all those who dare to peacefully protest, demand their constitutional right to democratic spaces, and choose to exercise their option to dissent in a democracy. That is why, mere compensation or the lodging of an FIR won’t do. Justice has to be done — come what may!
Will the Indian government save its huge investments in Afghanistan and not be reduced into a non-entity in the region? Or, will it only choose to use Taliban for its shallow ends in domestic politics, to win elections, and score brownie points by polarising on communal grounds through fake media narratives?
One of the predominant peculiarities of our modern media-mediated culture has been the uncontrolled celebration of the ‘accidents of reality’ at the risk of killing the ‘inner substance’ of humanity. The ‘silent power’ of Corona has changed all that.
With India clueless and dazed, its future in Afghanistan is getting grimmer with China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran on the same page, and its ally, the US, solely interested in getting out of there, at least as of now.