Siddharth Varadarajan, writing in NDTV.com reminds us that the Hurriyat leaders meeting Pakistanis is nothing new: PM's Pakistan Outreach Ends in Predictable Whimper:
Mr Modi's maiden Independence Day speech touched almost all the right rhetorical notes and he demonstrated once again that he is clearly one of the finest extempore speakers in Hindi in the country. In the end, even the cynics were left wishing that he should now walk the talk.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid respects at Rajghat before proceeding to the Red Fort for his maiden Independence Day Speech
While some Indian lawmakers seem to be insisting that all Indians are Hindus, at least one important American lawmaker the other day seemed to have difficulty in accepting that some people of Indian origin could be Americans too.
A couple of days back, when BJP announced the appointment of Amit Shah as its new party president, historian Ramachandra Guha had tweeted: