A man dressed as Santa Claus distributing candies among the children on the occasion of Christmas in Srinagar on-PTI

A man dressed as Santa Claus distributing candies among the children on the occasion of Christmas in Srinagar on-PTI

A man dressed as Santa Claus distributing candies among the children on the occasion of Christmas in Srinagar on-PTI

India

On Friday N.N. Vohra, governor of Jammu and Kashmir, delivered a speech in New Delhi that was notable for its lucid analysis of the inextricably interlinked external and internal security problems and a series of sound suggestions about how to meet the grim challenges this country faces.

One of the most fascinating things about the 21st century is what I call the return of the body to the centrality of things. The body has become the site for all the major dramas — philosophical, political and ethical.