Hindu-Muslim unity in India was torpedoed by clever and cunning British politicians. They were quite sure that the free India would go to the dogs by communal hatred. Their dreams have long been fulfilled. Yet, we have to salute the British politicians with due respect, because the independent India has far more dangerous leaders.
Should India do away with the death penalty? Will we be more civilized by deleting death sentences from the Law books? There is a growing demand for abolishing death penalty. The proponents of this say nobody has the right to take away the life of others.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is known as the Hindutva party. It is not correct, because the only party, which inherits at least some qualities of the Sanatana Dharma, is the Congress. BJP has always tried hard to project Hinduism as an aggressive ideology. Being tolerant, the Indian National Congress (INC) has been acceptable to all sections of the country, despite various deficiencies.