The competition was between an ‘outsider’ who is threatening that which is valuable in the state, and an ‘insider’ who is going to protect it. This is how it worked in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Kerala.
However, one wants to play it, this was a major goof up by the company — a failure of conception, planning and execution. Google could have avoided this huge embarrassment if they had only googled to find out what lay ahead.
In a secular democracy, there can be several possible objections to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s statement on minorities at the National Development Council meet. Which one of these is the BJP raising?