A christian devotee dressed as Santa Claus presents gifts to school children during Christmas Celebrations in Bhopal-PTI

A christian devotee dressed as Santa Claus presents gifts to school children during Christmas Celebrations in Bhopal-PTI

A christian devotee dressed as Santa Claus presents gifts to school children during Christmas Celebrations in Bhopal-PTI

India

With the foreign secretary level talks between India and Pakistan being iced due to the meeting between Kashmiri separatists and the Pakistani high commissioner, it may be worth recalling an episode from contemporaneous history.

As the old saying goes, “Can you say ‘boo’ to a goose?” Well, in India, we don’t waste our precious time booing geese. We reserve our boos for chief ministers. Each time the Prime Minister steps out to attend important functions in states that are still hanging on to their own non-BJP leaders (with time bombs ticking away), the crowds make sure nobody but Narendra Modi is heard.