Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi routinely lands up at the airport to receive world dignitaries. From the moment a world leader sets foot on Indian soil, Modi's photo ops begin. Who can forget the famous Modi hug reserved for world leaders?
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal doesn't seem to understand demand-supply economics.
Very few people can win the war of wits with internet trolls. (Amongst the people who possess this charm are Rishi Kapoor and Pakistan's Nadeem F Paracha.) If you ignore the trolls, you just watch in despair as they grow bigger, their discourse gains more traction, their spin-doctoring is received as wisdom. If you respond, you achieve the same effect.
We think emotionally, and bloodthirsty calls for hanging terrorists take over the better part of our brains.
It was bad enough that Delhi had earned the reputation of being one of the world's most dangerous cities for women; now, we are told it's the world's most polluted city. The haters have never had it so good, and defending Delhi has rarely been so difficult.
I don't know what the BJP is seeking votes in Bihar for: for the Ganga of development to flow in the state, to ban cow slaughter which has already been banned here since 1955, to save or disturb affirmative action for the lower castes, or to prevent fireworks in Pakistan.
It will be easy to blame the media, but the media is only giving us what we want.
Why do we need any new law for social media when we already have a defamation law? What we need is speedier justice.