Though we still have an obsession with gold, the ladies of the swish set has taken to buying jewellery that is not gold to begin with; just well-designed. Bought online on one of those cash-upon-delivery outfits.
The plus point: it’s available at a much cheaper price than gold. The minus point: it’s cheaper only when compared to gold.
In any case, the lesser the final expenditure, the better.
Though his Khadimness will become prime minister only after the 2018 polls, he has already started acquiring prime ministerial looks. His ambit, his speeches, have extended way past ‘provincial’ topics like metro trains and sewerage. Now it’s all geopolitics this and international trade that.
Would be embarrassing for him if he doesn’t get to play the part.