Police stop protesters during a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday

Police stop protesters during a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday - PTI

Police stop protesters during a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Sunday - PTI

Delhi

Sweet are the uses of bonhomie. All that jocular stuff between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during the latter’s visit to India this week was a clincher.

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.