Tag: Arvind Kejriwal

Modi’s Start-Up India Shakes the Colonial State

Modi’s Start-Up India Shakes the Colonial State

Nearly seven decades after independence, the Indian state is dysfunctional and a clash of ideas is emerging about new ways of running or reforming the country. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a hard-working fellow. He gets up at the crack of dawn, arrives at the office early and leaves...

BJP Bites the Dust in Delhi, While AAP Steamrolls to Victory

BJP Bites the Dust in Delhi, While AAP Steamrolls to Victory

The BJP’s rout in Delhi should serve as a wake-up call for the party and the prime minister. In India, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept the Delhi state assembly elections, winning 67 seats out of 70, with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) securing the remainder. The elections were held on...

India Still Needs the Aam Aadmi Party

India Still Needs the Aam Aadmi Party

The AAP has attempted to make citizens more vigilant and to ensure that civil society plays a greater role. The general elections have come and gone, and India has a new prime minister: Narendra Modi. He led the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a decisive victory at the polls. However, the...

Kejriwal and the Changing Fortunes of the Aam Aadmi Party

Kejriwal and the Changing Fortunes of the Aam Aadmi Party

Despite Kejriwal’s loss of public support, the AAP brings new ideas and fresh energy to Indian politics. It is said that good things come to those who wait. In the case of Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), this was true till December 2013. The party won 28 seats, surprising...

India Election 2014: A Bird’s Eye View

India Election 2014: A Bird’s Eye View

With the rise of Modi and the anti-corruption movement, the political winds are shifting in India. The political arena is heating up in India as the next general election draws near. The performance of the current ruling coalition government, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has...

India: An Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

India: An Open Letter to Arvind Kejriwal

India needs tough economic decisions, especially in these turbulent times. Dear Mr. Arvind Kejriwal, Heartiest congratulations on the splendid performance of your Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Delhi Vidhan Sabha (local assembly) elections. In spite of the rhetoric, I am certain that your...

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