For the rioters in Pune, a Bodo tribal, a Meitei Manipuri and a Nepalese from Darjeeling were clearly indistinguishable and interchangeable: like peas in a bad pod. Unfortunately, this is not a stray blindness: it is almost a national trait.
Why Brand Gujarat has holes and why Brand Modi finds it so difficult to get out of his state
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THE FIRST time you meet Akbar Padamsee, he is likely to draw you into his studio in his Mumbai...