Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi-AP

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi-AP

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi-AP

When he became Prime Minister, Jawaharl-al Nehru famously said that his aspiration for India was to build “a just society by just means”.

On the first anniversary of the NDA government, I had written a piece underscoring the budding scepticism of the people with the BJP-led government.