A wreath and candles are placed on a road as Indians sit around it while attending a gathering to mourn in New Delhi-AP

A wreath and candles are placed on a road as Indians sit around it while attending a gathering to mourn in New Delhi-AP

A wreath and candles are placed on a road as Indians sit around it while attending a gathering to mourn in New Delhi-AP

Much as I am tempted to see the fuss over Ved Pratap Vaidik’s posturing as a warning against busybodies and meddlers, wholesale condemnation of what is known as Track Two diplomacy might be unfair.

There is considerable speculation about when the Planning Commission will be reconstituted and who will occupy the largest room in Yojana Bhavan.