Forget fresh thinking. There’s not even fresh talk from Pranab Mukherjee
Industry captains and journalists in the northeast were numbed into silence Sunday when External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee read out almost verbatim a written speech on India’s ‘Look East’ policy that he delivered four months ago. [Earthtimes]
As usual there were pundits at hand to engage in post facto rationalisation. Perhaps there was nothing else he could think of, goes the defence. Why, that only compounds Mr Mukherjee’s fault. For there has been a big change in the last four months that’s worth, shall we say, talking about.