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Jaswant expelled from party again

The BJP on Saturday night expelled senior leader Jaswant Singh from the party for six years. Another senior leader, former Union minister Subhash Maharia, also met the same fate.

None in BJP had asked me to withdraw, says Jaswant

Saturday was the last day for two BJP leaders Jaswant Singh and Subhash Maharia to withdraw their nominations, but the two leaders refused to budge.

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche was oracular in his prophecy: “When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago”. Sixty-two years after the Sino-India border conflict, the Indian state remains obtusely paranoid about making the Henderson Brooks Report public.

Wellington, New Zealand Rarely, if ever, have I written a self-referential essay. However, I had occasion to visit the Te Papa Tongarewa, the National Museum of New Zealand. My leisurely stroll through the museum enabled me to peruse the exhibits with some care.