Coast Guards lead crew members of the ship Pratibha Cauvery to safety on a rescue mission on Thursday—PTI

Coast Guards lead crew members of the ship Pratibha Cauvery to safety on a rescue mission on Thursday—PTI

Coast Guards lead crew members of the ship Pratibha Cauvery to safety on a rescue mission on Thursday—PTI

What a fortnight it has been.

It’s unusual to start a column with a joke, but since this one illustrates the point I want to make. I seek your indulgence. Here goes: “An Indian dies and goes to hell.