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PM Modi's tweet was crisp: "Shocked at the shootout in Orlando, USA. My thoughts & prayers are with the bereaved families and the injured." In a way, it sends out the message that it was the loss of lives that mattered, without going into sexual orientations. I wish that same emotion applied back home: that sexual preferences do not a patriotic citizen make. More to the point, sexual preferences do not a criminal make.
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Late last night, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted out his condolences to the victims and the families of the shooting in Orlando, Florida that left at least 50 people dead and about 53 othe...
As citizens of a secular, inclusive democracy, it is disheartening to see India support a socially regressive cause and stand alongside countries that are infamous for their human rights records... But if India had voted against the resolution, it would have been hypocrisy, albeit of another kind.