What Does the Media Have Against Narendra Modi?

November 04, 2019

History’s arc is like a boomerang. Winston Churchill didn’t believe that Indians were capable of self-rule, once saying that “Indians are not fit to rule, they are fit to be ruled.” As adulation for Churchill is wearing off with the passage of time, The Guardian and The New York Times, the...

Candidates Bet on Welfare Populism in India’s Election

April 04, 2019

India's opposition is attempting to thwart neoliberal Modinomics with its own version of economic populism. The world’s largest democracy is days away from its national elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s re-election bid seems stronger than ever before. The attacks of main opposition...

Finance Bill 2017: Does Modi’s Government Hate Transparency?

May 29, 2017

India's Finance Bill 2017 seems to create more problems than it sets out to solve. Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swept the polls in India's most populous state, Uttar Pradesh (UP), earlier this year, it seems like the BJP will be unstoppable in the...