September 16, 2012
Parliament Fiddles While India Burns
Kanti Bajpai, Times of India
They say the Roman emperor, Nero, fiddled while Rome burned. In 2012, the Indianparliament fiddles around with cheap party politics while India burns. Take a look at the real India behind all the shopping malls, the high growth rates (now disappearing), the sexy information technology revolution, and the democracy we boast about. This is an India that sits rock bottom, or near rock bottom, of the world development rankings.