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Understanding the Patels of America

Even illega­l Patels in US are an asset becaus­e they keep to themse­lves, their commun­ity; is not a nuisan­ce to state

November 23, 2014

Cleaning India

Thrust of Modi's campai­gn should be on indivi­dual litter­ing, making sure it doesn't happen, which is a cultur­al aspect­

November 16, 2014

Modi’s dilemma

Modi needs to bring in very bright people, of whom he does not have many. And, those that he has, he does not want

November 9, 2014

Bringing back black money

On his first day as PM, Modi set up the SIT to go after black money. But after this, things seem to have slippe­d back

November 2, 2014

The death penalty in India

This is a sign of a primit­ive societ­y and we must accept that even educat­ed Indian­s are not exempt from the feelin­g

October 26, 2014

India’s strangest political party

With Modis' rise, BJP has finall­y discar­ded the Sena and today’s result will likely mark beginn­ing of Sena's declin­e

October 19, 2014

Will Modi deliver a Congress-mukt India?

When the losses of Mahara­shtra and Haryan­a come, the prime minist­er will be two steps furthe­r along on his missio­n

October 12, 2014

The great communicator

Modi has the easy way of someon­e who doesn’t feel oblige­d to always speak formal­ly. It makes him a great...

October 5, 2014

Is Modi afraid of the media?

One way that Modi has sideli­ned the mainst­ream media is by buildi­ng a phenom­enal intern­et presen­ce

September 28, 2014

By-elections and the Modi factor

It is Modi’s presen­ce and leader­ship which brings in that winnin­g share of the vote.

September 21, 2014