As China overtakes the US in iPhone sales, three things we must learn from Deng about statecraft.
Land boundary agreement ratified, more good news could follow.
Modi government has damaged the rights-based legislative framework without spelling out what will replace it.
The generalist civil service must make room for more domain expertise.
If TV polls are correct on public appreciation of the PM’s performance, then why is the BJP preaching to the converted?
An article in the Organiser points out that respondents across India clearly “believe that [the] RSS contributes to development” and has given go-ahead to the govt to promote “Hinduism” along with “Economic Growth and Development”.
There is significant behind-the-scenes activity to improve ease of doing business.
Jayalalithaa returns as chief minister. Going forward, she will need the support of other parties.
Parliamentary scrutiny is necessary for maximum governance. Modi government has yet to acknowledge this.
The tone of disinterest in Asian defence diplomacy, set by A.K. Antony during the UPA years, appears to continue under the Narendra Modi government.
It is hard to take his measure. All the contradictions of India play out in his persona.
Centre’s bid to give Delhi LG power on appointments of officers is misplaced.
Without shared political commitment, we cannot save farmers from the era of agrarian distress. Time has come to pay serious attention to problems arising from monsoon and market.
The government, bereft of any plan, should allow others to spend money.
Standoffs are old-fashioned. India and Pakistan should resume dialogue.
Modi’s year in power has seen the hardening of a bipolar alliance system in South Asia, with America and India on one side, and China and Pakistan on the other.
And India stands once more, they say, on the verge of deep despair.
Not travelling with Modi is just one part of it; the media are not permitted to even stay in the same hotel as the PM.
Using cricket as a metaphor, addressing the long pattern of patronising behaviour toward a neighbour that deserves Indian respect, but seldom gets it.
There are more red lights than green. Yet the GDP is estimated to have grown at 7.4 per cent in 2014-15.
But how do you explain the fear of using the power you have won?
Rigorous evaluations are needed to ensure vocational training results in desirable outcomes in terms of jobs and wages.
The professions that defined middle class aspiration are now sites of a deepening discontent.
The biggest asset for this government in its battle against corruption has been the incorruptible leadership of the prime minister himself.
Poorly designed policies are largely to blame for farm distress.
For most undertrials, it’s years in jail with no access to quality legal aid.
He is one of a breed of extremists with ties to the US and a conservative upbringing.
The NSCN-K’s first ceasefire meeting with the Myanmar authorities, to which Baruah refers in order to glorify S.S. Khaplang and criticise the Indian government, was at Hkamti on April 9, 2012.
This government is the first to clearly stress the importance of manufacturing for growth and employment.
On Modi govt’s first year in power Jamaat-e-Islami’s bi-weekly, Dawaat, writes: Everyone knows that the government got the support of all but has facilitated the development of only a chosen few.
The Seventh Schedule is not set in stone. Government must push for greater decentralisation.
The World Education Forum is a test of our commitment to children.
Outcomes from Modi’s China visit are not spectacular. But they are substantial.
Narendra Modi’s greatest momentum has been in foreign policy. But the external opportunities he has successfully created for India could be undermined by potential domestic failures.
Since last year, even when the PM travels, he is just a remote control button away.
Her death has raised voices of sanity against marauders in the name of religion.