The writer is CEO, Bluekraft Digital Foundation and was earlier director (content) MyGov
It will be fascinating to watch how UP fares in general, and Adityanath in particular, in the coming months and years. If the response to the COVID-19 crisis is any barometer, we are in for exciting times.
The status quo position of the Indian secular-liberal political class was that while Hindu personal laws would be regularly modernised, Muslim personal laws would be left alone.
The growth numbers of the last two quarters are certainly lower than the standards and expectations set by the Modi government, but he has unveiled some of the most ambitious economic liberalisation steps in almost three decades.
One need look no further than the generational impact of Article 370. It simply did not allow the people to people bond, to build and flourish.
The renewed pitch for “One Nation One Election” if understood in terms of process improvement, or reforms, makes eminent sense.
In the age of social media and screenshots, the public memory has been enhanced. They remember that Rahul Gandhi and his compatriots had raised a similar din just a few months ago and then happily accepted the results when it favoured them.
On the face of it, the Congress' Nyay scheme looks like a winner and a sure shot method to eliminate poverty. But, how does the party intend to fund this scheme?
The Priyanka Gandhi Vadra card has finally been played on the Congress front. It is strategically timed, a tacit admission of defeat by Congress ahead of the upcoming elections.
For 30 years, Indian decision makers were paralysed when it came to responding to terror emanating from Pakistan. India is perhaps the only country in the world which did not respond militarily when its Parliament was attacked and when its financial capital was brutalised.
Mann ki Baat has been a transformative experience in many ways.
India’s rise in ease of business rankings, and other reasons to celebrate