Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde visits the site of the twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad—AFP

Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde visits the site of the twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad—AFP

Union home minister Sushilkumar Shinde visits the site of the twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad—AFP

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Now that the protests are fizzling out, it’s worth asking what exactly they managed to accomplish. I see two major effects.