In the holy month of Ramadan, president Joe Biden of the United States offered the Taliban Pashtun Muslims of Afghanistan something they were long fighting for -- an unconditional withdrawal of ‘foreign forces’ from their land.
More than a year into the pandemic that is recurring in its third wave, many people I talk to say they are experiencing a lack of motivation. I find that in myself too. The overwhelming complaint is that it takes double or triple the time to accomplish basic tasks. “The days of the week blur together."
The pace of development in Bihar can be gauged from the fact that it took nearly three months for the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to finally fill up his cabinet. This also meant that Nitish with a new team or the NDA as a winning political front weren't buoyed up with an agenda or action items to embark on immediately following the November 2020 election.