Artists from Punjab, Karnataka and Tajikistan pose for a photograph during the 27th Surajkund Mela in Faridabad-PTI

Artists from Punjab, Karnataka and Tajikistan pose for a photograph during the 27th Surajkund Mela in Faridabad-PTI

Artists from Punjab, Karnataka and Tajikistan pose for a photograph during the 27th Surajkund Mela in Faridabad-PTI

Delhi

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.