It was an event the BJP had every reason to coo about, just the opportunity to flaunt its formidable support base among the NRIs. But just as the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas mela got under way in Delhi, internecine squabbles in the US chapter of the Overseas Friends of the Bharatiya Janata Party (OFBJP) embarrassed the Sangh parivar into thinking of restructuring such overseas chapters.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.