A woman drives her kids, dressed up for a fancy dress competition, to their school on a moped in Chikmagalur, Karnataka on Wednesday

A woman drives her kids, dressed up for a fancy dress competition, to their school on a moped in Chikmagalur, Karnataka - PTI

A woman drives her kids, dressed up for a fancy dress competition, to their school on a moped in Chikmagalur, Karnataka - PTI

Sweet are the uses of bonhomie. All that jocular stuff between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama during the latter’s visit to India this week was a clincher.

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.