In this Idea Exchange moderated by Senior Editor Maneesh Chhibber, Ravi Shankar Prasad makes it clear that in both the portfolios he holds, changes will be seen in tandem with the new government.
The party began to believe the media hype of itself as a national third alternative and decided to contest over 400 seats.
That’s what Modi should tell his ministers before they shoot their mouths off and damage his hard earned political capital.
One responsibility that comes with an overwhelming electoral mandate is a commitment to structural change in the economy.
We need to talk about what needs to change, and what doesn’t, about our electoral system
The BJP’s call to treat all communities ‘equally’ must not ignore the vulnerability of those that are insecure and marginalised.
Just a week in office and they start announcing crowd-pleasing decisions.
Mehta cites Section 377 as an example of a law that violates civil liberties and which should be done away with.
Both PMs have baggage to shed. And a dialogue to revive.
From real-time translation to robotic cars, some futuristic ideas are becoming reality.
Confront the Badaun rape and murder, and see the social violence that underpins sexual violence.
Dealing with China will require a foreign policy more agile and clear-sighted.
There’s controversy over whether Nripendra Misra could be appointed to the post of principal secretary to PM.
What we must learn and unlearn from the West’s financial overhaul.
His government will be judged by its respect for rule of law and social inclusion.
A DoPT circular on recruitment signals a new beginning. Modi government must build on it.
Government could have avoided ordinance for an individual appointment, ahead of a Parliament session.
America’s greatest poet of the self is no more.
Defeatism and carping should not distract from the necessary party reform that Rahul Gandhi has taken on.
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