President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

President Pranab Mukherjee is flanked by his wife Suvra, daughter Sharmishta—PRITAM BANDYOPADHYAY

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Arvind Kejriwal’s transfor-mation from an anti-corruption advocate and street fighter to a shrewd hard-boiled politician is a remarkable Indian political phenomenon without parallel.

“Descartes was wrong: To simply be conscious is not to be; Our constant song Is ‘I must make a mark, acknowledge me!’ The mirrored face Is not sufficient evidence that we Are in the race