Maratha organisations repeatedly stressing they called for a “peaceful protest” amidst all the reports of violence is an astute line to take; it paints the morcha leadership in a ‘civic’ colour, while the tide of the mass of Marathas protesting can be left to take its own course—of exhibiting to the administration its nuisance value.
"As responsible and reasonable trade unions, we decided to respond to the Governor's and the Deputy Governor's appeal for giving them 'some time' to resolve the issues," the United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees said in a statement.
Formed in November 2013 following an anti-corruption movement, the Aam Aadmi Party has made ripples if not waves in Indian politics. The party is in power in Delhi, yet has often been found irascible and touchy. Why?