PM Manmohan Singh paying his last respect to the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral in New Delhi-PTI

PM Manmohan Singh paying his last respect to the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral in New Delhi-PTI

PM Manmohan Singh paying his last respect to the mortal remains of former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral in New Delhi-PTI

Wandering about the near empty streets of a somnolent Lisbon on Sunday it seemed incredible that for years I was expressly forbidden to visit the Portuguese capital. Not me alone. No Indian could.

This is the first time that an election result in a Northeast state has got so much attention in the so-called national media.