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.
#NetNeutrality is not a priority for Digital India. Making the Internet Affordable on the other hand ought to be an urgent National Priority.
Today when I see so called “Net Neutrality” activists wanting to “Save the Internet” it makes me wonder which Internet do they want to save – the Internet of the geeks from the 1990s where the Unix shell command prompt was all-powerful or the Internet of the dummies of 2010s where the touch screen consumer experience has trumped everything.
Niti Digital’s next Big Idea – shifting the Overton Window on the conventional thinking on the lack of a Constituency for Reforms. How can we use Technology to mobilize masses in support of Economic Freedom, Limited Government, Politics of Prosperity and the kind of Reforms India needs.
Lance Price’s “Modi Effect” is the latest and perhaps most authoritative account of the making of the 2014 Campaign to see Narendra Modi as India’s Prime Minister. Shashi Shekhar does a quick dissection.
2015 wishlist for Governance, Politics and more …..
why is it that those most passionate about the “civilizational” issues don’t see a patient strategist in Kautilya as their primary role model ? In the answer to that question perhaps lies the panacea to Mr. Koenraad Elst’s angst.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Vision of a Digital India will be in jeopardy unless the larger mess in Telecom is fixed urgently on priority and Net Neutrality does not make that priority list.
The third and final day of the India Ideas Conclave organised by the India Foundation in Goa was off to an introspective start with former Ambassador G. Parthasarathy leading the debate.
The second day at the India Ideas Conclave 2014 in Goa being organised by the India Foundation saw some fireworks and a few insightful discussions.