This day last year marked the beginning of a new era in Indian politics as the country got its 15th Prime Minister- Narendra Modi.
Almost every media firm / news agency in India is replete with columns and guest articles commemorating the one year of Narendra Modi government.
A full five year term with sufficient numbers leaves no scope for the present government to cite reasons or show inability on the delivery front and it is these five years of the government which will decide the fate of its next five year term to which Mr. Narendra Modi looks forward with far greater optimism.
To mark the first year of NDA government Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a grand rally at Nagla Chandrabhan village in Mathura.
It is in these circumstances that Narendra Modi must go out to bat on the second day of this Test Match. Perhaps he might want to blend some of that Chinese Bamboo with his willow, Rahul Dravid was talking of in his 2012 speech, for in this era of instant gratification, where everyone expects you to settle for shorter trees, he needs to remind the citizens of India that patience has its reward even as he remains focused and steady on bringing about the deep rooted change we all desire in our system of government.
The big news of the day this day last year was about preparations for PM designate Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony.
The Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana presents a clear challenge to the MPs and it could be a good way of comparing their individual performance when they go for re-election in 2019.
Team Modi takes shape with speculation surrounding the cabinet formation and the portfolio allocation.
China, by deliberately ignoring India in its Silk Route and Belt Strategy, has declared her long-term hostility towards India, among all the smiles and subterfuge.
A critical focus area for the Swachh Bharat Mission and the Swachh Vidyalaya Programme is building of toilets in households and schools. The government aims to build 12 crore toilets over the next five years.