Sushma Swaraj’s Sartorial Choices at the UN Speech: What They Mean

I saw Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UN in last evening’s news coverage. While the news channels played her key messages on loop, I noticed that backing her fierce words was a stern face.  A speech of that kind needed a stern face to go with it and an accomplished orator that Sushma Swaraj is, she was well aware of the fact. A lot has been said and written about what she said and how fitting were her replies to the neighbouring state chief so am not going to comment on that. What I want to talk about instead are