No more concessions

India’s Republic Day is a festive occasion, but on this iteration of the national festival, divisions in the country’s polity were on open and tragic display. The agitating farmers, who received permission to hold a tractor rally inside Delhi city limits after being at the border for months, broke out of the previously agreed route and went so far as to storm the Red Fort’s ramparts and raise a religious flag there. This is an unacceptable escalation of a previously peaceful protest even after the government has offered to hold the new laws in abeyance. As more information em.....

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