From Una's SP's measure to check bribe menace to Election Commission's unique plan to facilitate communication between the polling stations on election day in Meghalaya's Ranikor, we bring interesting reads from The Subcontinental Menu this week.
A panchayat in Rajasthan’s Bundi ostracised a girl after for stepping on a titihari egg. Meanwhile, the prison department in Kerala is thinking of launching an upcoming prison museum. Read all this and much more in The Subcontinental Menu.
The terms of engagement that Imran Khan will offer will be no different from those of the past: dialogue under the shadow of calibrated terrorism and greater focus on issue resolution than building co-operative mechanisms through trade and connectivity.
In his potential new role as helmsman of not just a playing eleven but all of Pakistan, is Imran Khan likely to unleash another hostile spell against India? Or will Imran the politician be different—marked by flexibility, pragmatism and amiability?
Rawalpindi is seen to patronise him. And it’s a conducive pitch electorally—even if Nawaz Sharif, playing the victim card, poses a threat from prison. But the pennants of Imran Khan’s PTI fly the highest. Can he lay a new path for Pakistan’s fractured polity?