Women of a tribal community take part in a pitcher race during the 118th Santiniketan Poush Mela in West Bengal-PTI

Women of a tribal community take part in a pitcher race during the 118th Santiniketan Poush Mela in West Bengal-PTI

Women of a tribal community take part in a pitcher race during the 118th Santiniketan Poush Mela in West Bengal-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.