At the wrong end, for once, of urban name-calling... Bombay responds: Please, we're fine, thank you. We may not have time to pick up the papers you've dropped or hold the door for you, but we're there when it really matters.
It rained. Then it rained rumours. And the blame game began in earnest. Complete denial was disguised as self- congratulatory smugness that refused to take responsibility. But the city coped. Despite its politicians.