Many physicists today postulate the existence of multiple universes, even when sober. We used to live in a world of infinite possibilities. Now we live in an infinite number of worlds. India shines. Democracy thrives. The economy booms. A hundred flyovers bloom. This is not that India. If you see your picture here one day, don’t worry. That’s not you.
The state of Tamil Nadu was swept by an unprecedented crime wave after enthusiastic supporters celebrated the release of their hero, A. Raja. Cases of pick-pocketing and purse-snatching, in particular, have risen steeply.
Accused of stealing more money than had previously been thought possible, the light-fingered technocrat has finally received bail, although he has threatened to go back, ‘as some of the garlands were not big enough.’
He is now being followed by large crowds wherever he goes. “We’re trying to find out where he kept the money,” explained a supporter.