Talking with a different Modi

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that there may be a better chance of peace talks with India if Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wins the general election. The assumption is that peace talks with Pakistan means talks on...

Foreign Policy and Mr Modi

An avid supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently asked me to name at least three of his foreign policy successes to be fair to the woefully biased leader of the nation. I am not particularly interested in being fair to those of the right and communal,...

Tweets on 2012-10-10

Sweet! RT @NewIndianXpress: Court asks Sahara to return Rs.17,000 crore to investors https://t.co/vaEyiwS4 #Sahara # RT @E_P_W: Revisiting Communalism and Fundamentalism in India – comprehensive review of the literature on communalism https://t.co/NmzD4TbJ # RT...

UnOrganised Indians

One finding of the Arjun Sengupta Commission’s final report, The Challenge of Employment in India: An Informal Economy Perspective, should make us balk, but more importantly, should guide our assessment of “India”: “77% of the population in 2004-05 had to make...