1. In the Indian Express, Shradha Chhetri on the Gorkhaland movement’s search for a credible leader.
  2. In the Hindu, Rakesh Sood points out that, despite the sudden bonhomie on display during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel, close India-Israel ties are not a new development.
  3. In the Economic Times, Sandip Roy scrutinises Netanyahu’s description of India-Israel ties as a “marriage made in heaven”.
  4. In the Telegraph, Mukul Kesavan writes on lynch mobs and their apologists, in early 20th century America and in present-day India.
  5. In the Hindu BLInk, Riyaz Wani takes stock of Kashmir a year after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was killed and notes that his death has changed the course of militancy in the Valley.
  6. In Mint, Manu Joseph on the Indian love for disorder.
  7. In the Statesman, Arunabha Bagchi on Meira Kumar’s candidature for the presidential elections and the burial of ideology.
  8. In the Guardian, Jonathan Freedland examines the G20 summit to find that America, under the erratic leadership of President Donald Trump, is losing its soft power and its friends.
  9. In the New Yorker, John Cassidy on the “bromance” between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  10. In the Atlantic, Marina Koren explains how the Milky Way’s fastest stars may be stolen.