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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Wanting a lean cabinet is one thing, but the selection of ministers does not invoke confidence. Narendra Modi will be handling Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space. Given the secretive nature of India’s nuclear establishment, and the very serious apprehensions regarding several existing and proposed nuclear plants, the ability and intent of …

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Maya Kodnani bowing before Modi

Maya Kodnani, once the woman RSS, the proof of the pudding. “It wasn’t hard to see why. Kodnani’s star was on the rise after the riots. Mentored by none less than party patriarch LK Advani, she won the 2002 elections that followed the brutal riots by a thumping majority and by 2007 had been elevated …

How serious is Modi about the well being of women?

Indian regional languages distribution

As the election fever hots up, the BJP – seen as the front-runner across most opinion polls – is dishing out a campaign which is a heady cocktail of Hindutva and promises of development. Having comprehensively failed in 2009 when it tried to make the Advani-Manmohan Singh fight a personality, rather than an ideology contest, …