Having lost the Hindu agenda was lost to Modi's BJP, Shiv Sena is desperate to regain its political clout. Ghulam Ali, Kulkarni, Kasuri are just collateral victims in its power struggle.
On his American whirlwind, Modi shows his growing stature - but a leader can only be as influential as the nation he leads.
All wars begin with miscalculation. The 1965 war was purely Pakistan's. It was their decision and initiative.
The points to debate now, therefore, are not so much in the domain of the crime in all its gory, greed, passion, shame, fame and fear-laden detail. These are points that concern us as a society, a democracy, the way our financial wizards function and the state of our news media.
Waiting for a story to unfold, for you to be sure of facts and fairness, is now passe. But that isn't because journalism has now moved away from old-fashioned values by itself.
One of the first tell-tale symptoms of a government losing its nerve is when it starts attacking news media, says Shekhar Gupta.