The art of living irresponsibly

An early front-runner in the annual WTF-ery Award stakes is Sri XXX Ravi Shankar, who says his organisation should be applauded for choosing such a polluted venue as the Yamuna for its birthday party.

Sandip Roy takes the whole exercise in self-aggrandisement apart with surgical skill.

The President of India has cancelled his attendance. And this just in:

Good on you, Mr Modi.

PS: Via Scroll, a first person account of the construction activities being carried out in connection with the festival.