There are two prominent features of Indian society - one is feudalism from which we have not been able to come out, a characteristic we have not been able to shed, and second is abiding self interest that overrides social interest and national interest. Our history is replete with these characteristics.
An article by the now superannuated and former Editor-in-Chief of Outlook magazine Mr. Vinod Mehta in Sunday Times dated 28th April, 2013, tries to draw parallels between Sanjay Gandhi and Narendra Modi, claiming that he is version 2 of Sanjay Gandhi. I can't understand if he wished to compare Modi with some erstwhile leader, why he chose Sanjay Gandhi and not Indira Gandhi?
A newspaper article grabbed my attention and has been buzzing in my head for past few days. It informed that in Mumbai, 85-90% of all organ donations including eye donations are done by Jains and Gujaratis.
If you observe the current high-profile players on the national scene creating media waves, they all belong to erstwhile Socialist groupings and people masquerading as high priests of Secularism. Generally, these two classes overlap. Of course, there are regional outfits who are self-certified secularists.