The foundation on which AAP was built has all but crumbled. And its promise of changing the system and saving India is now a fading memory.
The Left is on its political deathbed but its economic ideology still rules India, with Narendra Modi its newest torchbearer.
If big politics is now mostly about headline management, BJP has emerged its unassailable practitioner.
Fights between politicians and civil servants aren’t new. Physical violence in a CM’s residence is a new low.
From Jimmy Nagarwala’s Rs 60 lakh from SBI to Nirav Modi’s Rs 11,000 crore-plus from PNB, India has a 47-year record of scams in govt banks. Why do all govts still love them?
Modi is a constant campaigner. His focus on the Congress may have looked over the top, but there is a purpose to his excess.
Governments treat the middle classes rudely and squeeze taxes out of them as they are the usual suspects – without lobbies or electoral power.
This world wants to see hard power, not counsel. India at Davos will remain a mutual admiration society until only Indians fill the halls at India sessions while the world gives a miss.
It was the only way to ensure the story wasn't killed. And Spielberg's latest, The Post, brings it back to me.