With re-election five months from now, Trump can’t help but treat this pandemic from a lens tainted by personal ambitions.
The riots have burned Delhi. This is what we have come down to as a country, under Modi’s Hindutva agenda and divisive rule.
The Anti-CAA protests were bound to amplify in the face of international attention, but Pro-CAA groups aligned with the ruling party took to the streets on a day PM Modi would ideally have wanted to pass peacefully – the timing is highly suspicious.
US President Donald Trump may have compared Indian PM Narendra Modi to Elvis Presley for his crowd-pulling abilities in Houston but his own image in India is incomparable. Trump is an Indian Idol in the truest sense of the term.