A Sikh warrior performs a fire- breathing act at a demonstration of gatka skills during a procession—AFP

A Sikh warrior performs a fire- breathing act at a demonstration of gatka skills during a procession—AFP

A Sikh warrior performs a fire- breathing act at a demonstration of gatka skills during a procession—AFP

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.