The least productive parliament session in 25 years — this is not a milestone to be proud of in the world’s largest democracy.
Worse, next year’s budget session might bear the brunt of the present logjam, which is far from being resolved.
The deadlock raises questions beyond the usual debate about political ramifications. Are India’s MPs squandering public money, shelled out in the form of taxes, by stalling parliamentary proceedings?
Are they justified in holding parliament to ransom and using their positions as a political tool?