The rise of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister in 2014 was chiefly attributable to the confidence he inspired among the people on two counts — his personal integrity as a leader and his reputation for administering the government with a strong hand. These had become a dire necessity for the country.
The eyes of the world are on India’s general elections and the days leading to counting of the votes are filled with nervousness. The Indians settled abroad are also rooting for Modi.
Promises win power, performance its perpetuation. The ruling Indian dispensation would have done well to remember that in the interest of the country, the party and those forsaken by destiny and abandoned by politicians. But it didn’t because power sedates reason.
It is a new innings with a major victory. So what will be the top priority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi? After winning the vote, it is said that the new name of the Republic of India is ‘Republic of Modi’. But the Republic of Modi knows that the importance of the country’s economy will be most important. When the Prime Minister
At Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inaugural five years ago, heads of governments of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) were the chief guests. At his second inaugural last month, the chief guests were heads of governments of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message of inclusion – ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, win Sabka Vishwas’ – should be taken positively and received by all for a better India. However, the unfortunate incidents of harassment of minorities, puts into question the integrity of this tagline and in a broader sense has inadvertently raised concerns among the common people.
The ongoing Lok Sabha election in Bihar is unique in the sense that no previous election whether of the assembly or a general election can be taken as reference while analysing electoral prospects of the parties in the state. Let’s get into the details and try to see why it is so.
I fully agree with the author that Modi and his government’s machinery have contributed substantially to the cause of opposition unity, though unintentionally in this case (“Opposition unites to fight EC’s Bengal decision,” May 17, Gulf Today). But the situation has been no different is the earlier phases of campaigning.
The first childhood lesson in history is that when an empire emerges it climbs to the highest peak and then, inevitably it falls. This is the law of nature; which means the formula of nature. In West Bengal, that is the historical reality of Mamata Banerjee’s kingdom! During this time in West Bengal, I realised that there
A steep rise in loan defaults during the Modi years has landed India’s banking system in a crisis. Several measures have been mooted to deal with the problem, but they steer clear of the core issue which is wilful neglect of professionalism to propitiate powerful corporate interests that enjoy political patronage.