Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and C. Pujara after their win over Australia in the first Test match at Chennai-PTI

Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and C. Pujara after their win over Australia in the first Test match at Chennai-PTI

Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni and C. Pujara after their win over Australia in the first Test match at Chennai-PTI

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.