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

“O gravity thou art so great Thou keeps me grub upon me plate And drops de apples to de ground. ’Cos that’s how Isaac Newton found That mass attracts and the world is round —

Let’s be super generous! Let’s be fair to Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare and give him the benefit of the doubt. He claims he didn’t know the name or religious identity of the man into whose protesting mouth he shoved a chapatti. Does that matter?