The breakthough (basic structure doctrine) was enough to vault the Court to the forefront of the world's most activist judiciaries. But precisely because Kesv. was not about ordinary politics, the actual impact of the basic structure was likely to be experienced more symbolically than tangibly.
That author then proceeds to connect this with the Bommai case. Would be grateful if someone could cite a few more similar instances where the experience has been more symbolic than tangible.
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.