On the other hand, a very unscientific survey based on the comments sections of essays and news items might suggest that the outrage on TV studios is not entirely shared by the rest of the country (or at least those who write-in such comments). Though there was some outrage here too, I did find a significant amount of push-back about the ethical issues involved. But, of course, I reiterate, an extremely unscientific survey.
My take was published in Economic Times as the controversy broke and it is posted below.
Delhi should avoid lasting damages to India-US ties
As the imbroglio over Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade's arrest in New York escalates, it is important that both Washington and New Delhi ensure that this row does not affect the strategic relationship that the two countries hope to build.