In a major setback to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the Patna High Court has struck down the notification on prohibition for being ultra vires the Constitution. But Kumar is no mood to relent. He plans to replace it with a more draconian notification. However, he is much too seasoned a politician to be unaware of every likelihood of it being struck down as well.
25-year-old Mazdak Dilshad Baloch appears much more assured and confident than his age. Living in Canada since 2014, Mazdak and his wife arrived in India a few months ago to build public opinion in favour of freedom struggle for Balochistan. Edited excerpts from an exclusive interview: