Anything can trigger a controversy. From a frank praise to a thoughtless comment, from being austere to being insensitive - anything can be its cause. That is what an analysis of the causes of the controversies of 2009 shows.
Though the causes are varied, the end of each controversy is almost same; i.e, most of them end on a positive note.
Let's recapture some of the interesting controversies of the year.
Text: Salil Jose