Friday, February 12, 2016

Leaders & Voters

For roughly 200 million Indians, or the top 15 per cent of the population, the post-liberalisation period has been a journey from decades of scarcity to an abrupt abundance. Like hungry, caged animals set free by the new economy,...
As Nitish Kumar returns as the chief minister of the state with India’s poorest people, his game plan should be clear: Press on with policies that offer educational opportunities and further economic progress, especially jobs, wealth creation and infrastructure. That...
Amid the ‘rising intolerance’ brouhaha over the last couple of weeks, there was one telling comment from Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut that sums up exactly why Prime Minister Narendra Modi cannot cure the mad cow disease afflicting his parivar. “It is...