No non-Muslim has ever become a J-K CM. In 1983, when Hindus won a majority of seats on the Congress ticket from Jammu, the party chose Moulvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, writes Binoo Joshi.
Tamil Nadu has been, for long, demanding that diplomats from the state cadre be posted in countries with substantial Tamil diaspora. Tamil Nadu can become a geo-strategic power centre in own right. Writes Rohit Viswanath.