Last few weeks have been very frustrating for any nationalist. On one side, one sees unheard of violence on RSS and BJP workers and their butchering in Kerala and unheard of oppression of Hindus in Bengal; on the other side there is impotent silence of top BJP leadership and Central government. Being a BJP sympathiser I didn't wish to be so harsh, but as days pass by, it is getting uglier and response by BJP more muted.
There is huge excitement about demonetization of old 500 and 1000 rupee currency notes. It is good to see that common citizen is ready to bear with temporary inconvenience if it means better economy and end of black money menace.
Recently, there was news item about Mr Sanjay Leela Bhansali launching a film about 'Love Story' of Alauddin Khilji and Queen Padmavati. The newspaper that ran the story apologised next day for using the words 'lover of Khilji' for 'Padmavati'. But, none from Bhansali team has refuted the story.
Many people have called it spat between two best known names in Electronic Media. I would say, it's a challenge for fight by Barkha, because Arnab never named her, nor has he joined the ugly one sided debate so far. It is social media that has converted this into a spat.