Nov 102011

India is a nation with two deeply hostile neighbors, a nation with people dying of starvation, a nation wracked by internal rebellion, a nation without toilets for over 600-million, a nation where hundreds of million struggle for survival every day, a nation where people are ‘encountered’ to death every day….. And yet, what is the current national obsession of the chattering classes? The impending birth of mediocre Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai’s first child. Good Lord, there’s no hope for the benighted land. Here are excerpts of the ‘Great Indian Delivery’ from leading Indian newspapers: * Reports suggest that Rs 150 […]