If Air India could have been turned around under the same system then it would have been by now. The real question is whether prospective buyers will be able to cherry pick the national carrier’s assets.
Language may have triggered off the current round of violence, but the basic demand is for statehood.
The spotlight is now back on former civil aviation minister Praful Patel, whose under whose tenure everyone from the CAG to Murli Manohar Joshi-headed PAC found highly questionable financial decisions.
The new order of the day will be to increase revenue per employee, truly achieve non-linear growth and capture new forms of digital work. But even this will be a difficult task.