The Implications of the Gujarat Victory: The Man Who Could be King

December 29, 2012

The overwhelming victory of the incumbent Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the assembly polls in Gujarat has set the alarm bells ringing in New Delhi. The Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, already tottering under allegations of financial embezzlements and lack of...

The Importance of Gujarat

December 29, 2012

Narendra Modi, the chief minister of Gujarat, returned to office for an unprecedented fourth term. With this victory, the fate of India’s two national political parties has changed, and the battles within and without will play out over next few months leading up to the national elections in...

Gujarat’s Economy: India’s Growth Engine

December 26, 2012

The election in Gujarat will decide India's economic future. Narendra Modi is not new to controversy. And neither is he fazed by aspersions on his secular credentials. He is seen as a strong, sometimes autocratic, leader who is not too worried about taking the fight to the opposition, be they...

Gujarat’s Economy: India’s Growth Engine

December 26, 2012

The election in Gujarat will decide India's economic future. Narendra Modi is not new to controversy. And neither is he fazed by aspersions on his secular credentials. He is seen as a strong, sometimes autocratic, leader who is not too worried about taking the fight to the...

Gujarat

December 11, 2012

by Clementine Gray and Atul Singh Background Historically, Gujarat has been one of the most prosperous places on the planet. Its coastal location on the west of India puts it at the centre of trading routes. Trade between India and the wider world has flowed through Gujarat for centuries. Lothal,...

Gujarat Votes to Decide the Destiny of India

December 10, 2012

The reelection of the Gujarat’s polarizing but high performing Chief Minister Narendra Modi might make him a contender to be Prime Minister of India. Narendra Modi is a leader who elicits extreme responses. For his supporters, whose numbers are increasing exponentially, the Gujarat Chief...