In the aftermath of the Delhi blasts, a consensus seems to have developed over the latest incidents of terrorism. The basic elements of this consensus are as follows: these blasts were the work of home-grown terrorists. This is a symptom of the radicalisation of the Indian Muslim who is now turning to violence. Perhaps this is a consequence of the failures of Indian secularism. At any rate, it could grow and plunge India into chaos. Therefore, we need to react by introducing Pota-type anti-terror laws and by sacking the Home Minister.
If I were a driver, I would take a hockey stick and thrash as many airline pilots as I could get my hands on. Then, if I wasn’t too exhausted, I’d start on India’s politicians and give them a good thrashing too. If you’ve been following the saga of the Kerala MP Abdul Wahab and the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), then you will understand the context.