Justice Katju says, The beauty of Ghalib’s poetry (as also of much of other Urdu poetry) is that it is often universal in time and place. Today in India and Pakistan, the pace of history has speeded up. Events are taking place more and more rapidly, and one wonders where all of this will end.
Hungarian American billionaire investor George Soros may bolster the electoral prospects of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
By wading into India’s choppy political waters and saying that Modi’s “stranglehold” on the country’s government could be weakening in the wake of the devastating allegations of a variety of fraudulent corporate practices by the embattled business tycoon Gautam Adani’s empire, Soros may cause precisely the opposite effect to what he had intended.