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24 Feb, 2013

Debate on terror blasts generates more heat than light: Dileep Padgaonkar in Times Of India

The finger of suspicion for the Dilsukhnagar blasts has been pointed to the Indian Mujahideen whose links with extremist and terror groups in Pakistan are no secret. Nor are their antecedents. But until the police possess prima facie evidence of its involvement, all that you are likely to get is a media trial that, in turn, encourages certain political leaders to fan communal flames. The BJP has found a heaven-sent pretext to harangue the Congress at a time when the latter was refurbishing its tough-on-terror image after the hanging of Kasab and Afzal Guru. But can politicking of this sort help the nation to face the danger of terrorism in all its many avatars with a united will?

via Debate on terror blasts generates more heat than light by Talking Terms : Dileep Padgaonkar ‘s blog-The Times Of India.