The Constitution makers would have never imagined that democracy would descend into anarchy through kritarchy
During the five-day sojourn in the heartland of India for the Simhasth Kumbh, I met several people. One thing that I heard from an elderly gentleman kept echoing in my head as I boarded the flight back to Singapore. He said that the prime minister had not reckoned with the courts when he made the promise of “achche din" in his election campaign in 2014. Perhaps, his remarks apply to the entire political class.