Union minister Smriti Irani’s criticism came hours after the Congress leader hit out at Islamabad for instigating violence in Jammu and Kashmir, his remarks being seen by the Opposition as a damage control exercise following reports that Pakistan had cited him in a petition to the United Nations.
Hostile speeches and abusive remarks, it is now pervasively believed, can make or break electoral verdicts. Whenever rival politicians indulge in a war of words, the public avidly tallies who ‘won’ or ‘lost’ each round.
Our country expects that we follow the law and rules and regulations, but Indians are one of the worst violators of laws and rules in the world. Those of us who have extensive travel experience can testify to this fact