Independents Day has well and truly begun

“Truly alarming is single-digit inflation”

E.P. Unny in The Indian Express

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Chief ministerial posts, deputy chief ministerial posts, cabinet berths, ministerial portfolios, renaming of airports, Rs 25 crore to Rs 100 crore… it’s raining freebies in Delhi, all in “the national interest”, and it’s available for inspection at any moment of the day or night on your television set.

Next time some trained parrot stands up and accuses the media of sowing cynicism among the public about politics and politicians, you know who to blame, don’t you.