A few years ago. Bangalore was the boom city o f the South. Now the boom has gone bust.
Last summer, just about a year ago, Bangaloreans were basking in the warmth of yet another addition to the string of monikers the city has acquired. Bangalore — the boom city — then seemed an awesome juggernaut, zesty and thriving, one of the fastest growing cities, not just in India, but in the world.