Check out my latest column in the DNA
What’s the connection between aides and aedes? Neither feels threatened by lofty statements about clean surroundings. Neither is deterred by committees and contingency plans or the personal cleanliness of a few people. The aide knows that as long as the political environment remains muddy, his or her career prospects are bright – there will always be a need for dirty tricks.
Delhi’s clever aedes mosquitoes have drawn the same lessons as their political cousins.