Protesters shield themselves as policemen beat them with sticks during a demonstration near India Gate—AP

Protesters shield themselves as policemen beat them with sticks during a demonstration near India Gate—AP

Protesters shield themselves as policemen beat them with sticks during a demonstration near India Gate—AP

This may be Narendra Modi’s government, but India may be on its way to becoming Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s republic. The signs point that way.

The past is another country, said L.P. Hartley and how true that sounds when one looks over the newspapers of just a year ago.