Love drinking soda but don’t like sugar? Many opt for diet soda thinking it’ll do the trick. This is how India’s political system is – even though India is a parliamentary democracy, the two main parties that have shared power are more similar than not. This means the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is not that different from the so-called opposition party, the Indian National Congress, more popularly known as the Congress Party. These days while the voters who have the BJP solid mandates wait for the implementation of certain promises and agendas, they are majorly being met with disappointment. In short, the BJP is behaving like the INC, and if it continues down the same trajectory there might be actual convergence. Ajeet Bharti, a popular, independent media personality stated that the BJP is like a washing machine (a) – it whitewashes the bad, embraces it, and recycles the shiny ‘bad’ as nationalistic and pro-India (read pro-Hindu).
The term ‘castle’ was defined in 1763 by Prime Minister William Pitt – 1st Earl of Chatham, “The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail – its roof may shake – the wind may blow through it – the storm may enter – the rain may enter – but the King of England cannot enter.” (d)
English common law came with colonists to the New World, where it has become known as the castle doctrine. (d)
(d) Source: https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/an-englishmans-home-is-his-castle.html