Patting One's Back

Two recent books on India written by authors of two different generationspresent an embrassingly rosy picture of India

As an assistant editor of Financial Express in 1989, I was asked to write about a new steel plant that was coming up in a place near Amethi, in UP, the constituency of the then prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi. My editor, Swaminathan Aiyar, wondered why a steel plant would come...

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