Backwoodsmen fronting for the BJP should be sent back to their mutts and ashrams. Let the modernists alone speak for the party. That way there is hope for the Modi Government.
Modi would undertake the exercise since the new Ministers would require time to acquaint themselves with their charges before the start of the next Session of Parliament. It was believed that such an exercise could take place before the latest round of countrywide by-elections. This too did not happen.
The CBI Director was given a two-year fixed tenure on the premise that it would insulate him against undue pressures from the political executive. But as the experience with Sinha shows, the security of tenure only emboldened him to do his own rotten thing.
Do not use journalists to settle your own grievances against perceived or real rivals in the party.
People hunger for a strong leader, a hard taskmaster, an incorruptible leader. And in Modi they are investing their hopes, their long-suppressed aspirations for a national hero who would deliver them from their misery, the endemic poverty, joblessness, the ugliness of their living spaces.
Making model citizens of Hindus will not only improve our collective present but ensure a better future for the coming generations as well.
If I were a Congressman I would be worried. For, increasingly it is becoming clear that the Chosen One is unlikely ever to grow into a leader his mother so…
Since the ‘inedible and insipid’ food was being supplied by the IRCTS, the said supervisor bore the brunt of their ire.
Incompetence still rules the Congress Party. Despite the drubbing, the Grand Old Party shows no sign of making a fresh beginning. And that beginning cannot be made until it frees itself from the bondage of the Family.
There is much in the fine print and the painfully long Budget speech to provide an inkling into the vision that underpins Jaitley’s maiden offering.
When Modi tried to pull the Railways from the brink of bankruptcy, administering one of the many bitter pills he has warned about, instead of admiring his courage, he was ticked off for partially rolling back the suburban fares.
The absence of any showy, big-ticket decision in the first few weeks of the Modi Government should not be construed as its lack of new ideas or of policy poverty. No. The very fact that Modi has set a scorching pace of work for his Ministers and the officialdom is proof enough that his top priority is to tone up the foremost tools of administration without which good governance will be hard to deliver.