Grand political statements may normally attract voters but in a crisis, they are poor substitutes for governance.
"The symbols of my heritage have become unconscious enforcers of my privilege."
Only Hindus can disprove the proposition of the Hindu nation. If they do not, we know what awaits.
Repairing the damage to democracy depends on a new government rolling back the misuse of law and tech. That's unlikely.
Modi’s choice to field a terror accused signals intent to fundamentally change the character of the republic.