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Reports of suspicious growth in assets of Gujarat politicians removed from news sites

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This story about disproportionate growth of assets of Gujarat leaders appeared in the Times of India and affiliated publications and was withdrawn without explanation. It compares declared assets and liabilities from affidavits filed in 2012 and 2017 as well as income and the numbers don’t add up. The story clearly implies a suspicious growth in …

What sort of government is Modi planning to run?

Ordinance Modi turn

With much advertisement of the Gujarat model, all eyes were on the Modi government, particularly since BJP expects higher standards of those it criticizes than itself. The reality is stunning, but not in a nice way. Nitin Gadkari with dubious financial dealings with Ideal Road Builders including a no interest loan to his company, Purti …

Ab ki baar, about turn sarkar

Narendra Modi with Nawa Sharif after swearing in

Perhaps the way the Modi government intends to deliver good governance is to do about turns on many things they used to criticize. Here are the highlights. How important is education exactly? Smriti Irani, a never elected, never graduate politician is heading HRD. Which in itself isn’t such an awful thing, given that lack of …