Today Modi rocked Mumbai. Being a Mumbaikar I felt the energy of Bandra Kurla Complex through the airwaves in far away cold Gurgaon. I felt the gap in Left of Centre Politics in India as well. The syntax can be termed as Leadership which is not aloof. The High Command Culture of Lutyens Delhi was … More The Post ‘Sickularism’ Age is finally here
Narendra Bhai Modi has already started his campaign towards 7, RCR. He has lead Gujarat with a confidence rarely seen on the Indian political canvas. Excellent Orator, a macho image and a development czar almost in the mold of the initial years of Lee Kuan Yew, all make him a hit ticket entity for the … More Why Brand Modi needs to be Team Modi in order to win?
India has a rich cultural and historical heritage, and this plank is often a refuge for both the scandalous and the sacred. The Hindu Right appropriates the ‘symbols’ of our Hindu heritage to form the canvas for its political picture. It is not a lone example in the world. Embedding religious symbols in the political … More The Necessity of a Hindu Right: A Liberal Pragmatist’s petition
Narendra Modi is a good student of political science as he gauges social architecture both soft and hard to rule Gujarat. He has built a brand very attractive to the urbane middle class. Well, about 80% of the urban seats in the recent third term win is a testament to the same. This article is … More Brand NaMo: A Metaphor for Development Authoritarianism