The ‘Modi Wave’ has swept the nation. It has ended dynastic privilege and entitlement. What it has consolidated is far more powerful.
By keeping interest rates artificially high, RBI governors Raghuram Rajan and Urjit Patel squeezed the life out of the economy. Demonetisation administered the last rites. India's new PM must aggressively reform and remonetise.
Smells like Khichdi: Will the 2019 General Elections produce a ‘khichdi government’ or will there be a clear majority?
This has happened before - but could it happen again? A hung parliament is not a rare occurrence in India. If there is no clear majority, could the regional satraps rise to power, much like Deve Gowda and IK Gujral?
There is a theory that if the Congress wins 100 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP can be kept down to 200 seats, effectively ending its quest for a second term. The theory is complete nonsense.
Known for Bofors and the anti-Sikh pogrom, less known for peace accords and modernising the armed forces. Famed for coteries, including an Italian one, the Rajiv years echo in our politics even today.
The Good, Bad and Portentous: Narendra Modi's five-year report card, and how this compares to Mrs Indira Gandhi
Since Modi’s leadership has been closely compared to Indira Gandhi’s, what lessons can he learn from her rise, fall and rise?
Prejudice is global. India is not immune. But the truth is indisputable. With slavery, colonialism and the treatment of aboriginal people, the West practiced racism on an industrial scale.