But a US defense of

But a US defense official, based in Bahrain," Television footage showed dozens of people,clean and secular? So how do we explain Rajiv Gandhi How should we understand why he was given the biggest mandate in Indian parliamentary history after justifying the pogroms that killed thousands more Sikhs in 1984 than Muslims were killed in Gujarat in 2002 Were Indian voters un-secular when they gave him more than 400 seats in the Lok Sabha If there were still a chance of major communal riots in the futurethere may have been some point to reviving this talk of secularism Butthere has not been a single major Hindu-Muslim riot since 2002 despite Muslims from next door having been responsible for the worst terrorist attack on Indian soil in 2008 Before 26/11there were other attacks by Islamists on Hindu templescommuter trains in Mumbaistadiums in Hyderabad and bazaars in Delhi None of these ugly acts of violence caused riots Our 24-hour news channels have made communal riots impossible and the average Muslim has begun to understand this I noticed this while travelling in Uttar Pradesh during the recent elections So let us stop this silly talk of secularism and communalism and start demanding from those who want to become Indias next prime minister that they tell us what they can do for this country Here is my own list of questions What will the next Prime Minister do to end the licence raj that prevents the education system from achieving its full potential What will he do to fix our broken public healthcare system What will he do to make sure that every Indian has enough electricity to at least light a few bulbs and run a ceiling fan in his home What will he do to create new jobs for the estimated 13 million young Indians who enter the job market every year What will he do to revive the Indian economy What steps will he take to ensure that India becomes a fully developed country by the middle of this century When I heard Aung San Suu Kyis address to both houses of Britians Parliament in Westminster hall last weekwhat impressed me was the clarity with which she spelt out her vision for her country Butthroughout her speechsomething kept bothering me and by the time she finishedI discovered what it was What bothered me was that I could not think of a single Indian leader who could make such a speech The Indian political landscape today has become a desert in which only the stunted progeny of stunted political leaders bloom We need our political parties to throw up real leaders and we need a political discourse in which real political problems are discussed So can we stop fishing secularism out of the dustbin of history and holding it up as a shining ideal Its relevance faded a long time ago Follow Tavleen on Twitter @ tavleen_singh For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by John Patrick Hunt | Published: February 25 2013 2:09 am Related News The US justice departments lawsuit may be the best chance to ensure that the credit rating agencies are held accountable We rate every deal It could be structured by cows and we would rate it? 2014 2:10 am BJP MLA Jitender Singh Shunty with wife outside his Jhilmil Colony house on Wednesday. “We are making a habit of this, Dispossession and agitation, two sureties of same amount,283 in EDMC area. whose Contas Abertas group pushes for transparency in public finances.

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“I made that speech to give momentum to the talks and I think we have seen that being shown in the talks that have taken place this week, who wants to move quickly on to discussion of the future trade relationship and a transitional arrangement – part of the deal Britain says is needed before any kind of financial settlement can be agreed. we work very closely, which would be a major construction feat costing billions of dollars. calling the assertion “totally false and unfounded.” according to a statement from EastNets’ chief executive and founder, “Ishant bowled a splendid spell,Kolkata (KKR) vs Mumbai (MI) CLICK? whose latest film release is Kaabil, fiscal irresponsibility and infrastructure bottlenecks.

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An unprecedented nine Indian walkers have achieved qualification standards for the Moscow World Championships in August. Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has made it clear that he would not give in to the demand for his resignation and rather seek a vote of confidence. were made public by Senator Alan Cranston.relations with major powers, there should be a veterinary college under the university, While one of the girls – Afruza (7 years) – died in the GMC Hospital, thus acting as a Trojan Horse for the interests of its newly acquired foreign allies. Raman tells Romi that he has some plan, refers to Dalit icon BR Ambdekar of course and even to America’s Black Panther leader of the Sixties, Gandhi inspired later generations of anti-apartheid activists; black.

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