Playing ‘hard state’

Print edition : March 08, 2013

Bajrang Dal activists (left) clash with Kashmiri students protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on February 9. Photo: Kamal Narang

Ifthikhar Gilani. The Delhi Police arrested the journalist and his wife and locked up their children in a room. Photo: PTI

Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah (right) and his father, Union Minister Farooq Abdullah. Photo: PTI

Kashmiri students protest against the hanging of Afzal Guru, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on February 9. Photo: V. Sudershan

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress' strategy is to counter the BJP's prime ministerial aspirant at any cost. Photo: Ajit Solanki/AP

The Congress’ calculation is clear: it wants to appropriate the “hard on terror” image that the BJP and its prime ministerial aspirant, Narendra Modi, swear by.
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