Posts Tagged “narendra modi”

The Political Calculus of Demonetization

by Ritwik on November 13, 2016

Modi revels in painting himself as a lone crusader against the established order. He has successfully used this tactic in Gujarat, and against the old guard in the BJP. If the opposition unitedly attacks demonetization, Modi is going to pretend that they want to stop him from doing good for the country.

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Suspending Uber’s Services is Politically a Good Decision

by Ritwik on December 8, 2014

When a woman who takes a premium cab, ,she believes she is cordoning herself off from the unsafe conditions which prevail. When the company is caught sleeping at the wheel, not having performed preliminary checks, then people do want to see it punished.

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Delhi Kiss of Love Event: Q & A

by Ritwik on November 8, 2014

India seems to be on the brink of something similar to what happened in Pakistan, Iran and other places, where the historically open and plural nature of the society is being sought to be radically re-engineered from within.

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