Rather than taking inspiration from myriad sources to build a mosaic of pan-India identity, we are caught in a maze of saffron.
The antics and offensive acts of state leaders are lauded, even if they are directed against minorities or backward classes.
Nor does he mind that the government is losing its poise and sense of equilibrium.
Who is running this country? What happened to our mandate?
Political opportunism can potentially extend the tutelage of the armed forces and undermine the sovereignty of citizens.
If they succeed in proving tampering, the 2014 Lok Sabha and subsequent Assembly polls would be null and void, calling for a fresh mandate.
If money changes hands for getting tickets, why not land for getting ministries?
In the last couple of years, the country's global image on three accounts - being democratic, secular and scientific - has been seriously dented.
Former chief justice of Delhi High Court makes a passionate plea for constitutionally guaranteed civil liberties in a madly nationalist India.
There is growing anxiety over the future of civil society.